“Sin nominee”, “Persona non grata”, Community Warnings and other such instruments.

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Researched, Developed, Written, Edited and Presented by
Tim & Lady M.

Good evening Ladies and Gentlemen,

It has become apparent, recently, that there is some level of confusion about the “What”, “Why” and “Wherefore” that is represented by certain terms and actions that may be taken within our culture against certain people.

We thought it may be a good idea if we wrote a little something on the subject for those who may not quite understand “what th’ hell just happened here?” In “layperson’s” terms we will do our best to explain what is meant by some of the more serious sounding terms that are used within the society of the modern living Vampire.

There are, as we know, people in any society who are incorrigible, offensive, abusive or just downright dangerous… dangerous not only to some abstract concept such as “the community” but are truly a clear and present, potential danger, to the health, safety and wellbeing of individuals within “the community”. In this we are no different than human (mundane) society, we are still facing the same pressures, the same challenges and the same trials, simply on a focused and culturally significant level.

Let’s deal, firstly, with a term that one might hear fairly regularly around the place, “Persona non Grata Sin Nominee”. This is a joint definition and is derived from a Latin term and an English political term.

1:  persona non grata

noun [ C not after the ] UK   /pəˌsəʊ.nə nɒn ˈɡrɑː.tə/ US  /pɚˌsoʊ.nə nɑːn ˈɡrɑː.t̬ə/ plural personae non gratae

I: specialized politics; a person who is not wanted or welcome in a particular country, because they are unacceptable to its government:

II: someone who is not popular or accepted by others: [1]

 

2: Sin nomine:

Latin for “without name”. A vampire who has been stripped of his or her name and recognition within the community for having committed some great crime in the eyes of the community. (See also “excommunicated” and “Invisibles”.) [2]

Put them together and you have the full usage term.

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The lesser of two evils?

It is possible to have a “persona non grata” without a “sin nominee” however, consider this. A person has been proven to have committed certain acts which, while they may not be considered “some great crime”, have caused enough negative thinking, talking, feeling, or introduced some other instability that threatens to drag others into an argument, or causes “feud” between two houses, or organisations.

Okay, not a “great crime” but certainly something that warrants the perpetrator being identified as an “undesirable element” – this then constitutes the “persona non grata”, a move designed to have the person avoided, not spoken to, about or with.

Quite often you will find the “lesser of the evils” being adopted by individual Houses, Havens, Courts or other organisations. These organisations, either individually, or in company with several others, may issue a collective “writ of persona non grata” against an individual and then no one from the “house/s” involved (providing they are loyal to their House) will communicate further with the person.

This is used in a fairly “low key” issue that generally is used in contained circumstances.

Stepping up to a more serious level we will see a “Persona non grata sin nominee” issued, usually by a group, or number of, organisations that have gathered hard evidence of wrongdoing, which may include criminal activity, and are able to, literally, “name the sin” that was committed by an individual.

Issuing a writ of “Persona non grata sin nominee” is usually only used as a last resort where there is considered to be a real, present, physical or psychological threat to other members of the modern Vampire culture.

 

So, what is a Community Warning?

 

This is what we saw recently issued by a leading body of long term members of the modern culture.[3] A community warning is exactly what it says, literally. It is a warning and, as the recent event showed us, it is usually accompanied by a brief statement of the reasons, causes and proofs gathered to lead to the warning being issued.

Unlike the “Persona non grata” and the “sin nominee” the “Warning” is not telling anyone to ignore, avoid, dump, block or take any action whatsoever… it is a warning in the public interest and leaves it to the individual to decide, in the face of solid evidence, whether they want to be warned or not, and whether they wish to take action to protect themselves.

At the end of the day the person responsible for your safety, health and welfare is YOU. Not “the community”, not any specific group, House, Clan, E-zine, News site, Haven or Order… YOU.

 

Consequences of these actions?

It’s always hard to gauge whether there are, in point of fact, consequences to any of these events happening… unless of course someone receives an abusive, vulgar and unsubstantiated telephone rant in response to the situation.

Supporters of the people against whom these instruments are used will ALWAYS leap to the defence of their “leader” with little regard for any evidence that may be available. Friends of the person who is the subject of either of these three things will sit back and say, “No one has the right to judge another…!” and they may well close ranks around their “friend” for no better reason than the person marked is a long time “friend” (be it real life or cyber friend)

Critics of the person marked with either of these issuances will be ever ready to spread word of the “evil” that was perpetrated in order to draw attention to the issue of proclamation, excommunication or ‘Persona non grata’… in the end analysis these things will only have as much effect as they can be proven and supported. What continued “discussion and debate” about them will do is, quite often, pander to the “attention seeking” portion of the subject’s persona.

Whenever either of these three things happens it always raises questions. Questions such as, “What proof do you/they have for defaming this person?”, “Why are you assholes picking on my friend?”, “FFS, WTF is going on now?” and “Who gave you/them the right to issue any fucking thing?”

The answers are very, and deceptively, simple.

In any society, if someone fucks up and goes against the “societal norm” in a dangerous fashion, they are dealt with accordingly. Being modern living Vampires does NOT give us any special rights to go about screwing around with other folks, assaulting other folks, robbing other folks or generally just doing whatever the fuck we feel like. Doesn’t work that way. If a member of our culture does any of these things then we must expect that this behaviour will be brought to light in a big way, especially if it is part of a series of events that have taken place over months or years.

In our ”society” WE have the right to determine whether we will suffer bad people to remain active within our ranks, they don’t get to decide… it goes right along with the popular train of thought that criminals give up their “rights” when they commit a crime.

Everybody is titled to a “fair defence”, right, absolutely…however, let us ask ourselves, if they have ZERO evidence to offer in defence and the other side has amassed a large amount of solid and un-refutable proof of transgression, what is the most likely outcome, according to any intelligent thinking observer?

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Potential FAQ’s about “proclamations” and warnings:

Q: Do “malicious“announcements or ‘proclamations’ ever get flung around the place?
ANS: Hell Yes, this is the modern living Vampire culture and society… happens all the time dontcha know?

Q: So which ones do we pay attention to?
ANS: The ones that offer proof and evidence of wrong doing, not simply rhetoric, unsupported accusations and so forth – however, with this one you must also remember that every House, Coven, Haven, Order or Organisation has the right to conduct itself, within its own membership and confines, in any way they see fit.

Q: What do I do if I get “Sin nominee”???
ANS: Well, first advice would be, find out why you have been “Sin Nomineed” (if you already know skip next step) and if you have proof positive that you DID NOT commit the transgression/s then try contacting the body that issued the proclamation or make contact with a friend that can do so.

Q: Can I challenge a “Sin Nominee” or “persona non grata”?
ANS: Absolutely, if you believe it to be in error, you can try contacting the issuing body (with or without a friends help) and see if you can get an “appeal” hearing. Present your ROCK SOLID evidence to prove you didn’t do the wrong thing and you will find most people (unless they hate your guts for personal reasons) will be reasonable enough to reconsider.

…and our particular favourite,

Q: “What gives so-and-so the right to issue these things about people?”
ANS: Again, easy, the same right that you have to contact the police if you see someone wandering down your darkened street carrying a gun. Clear and present danger. If it is discovered, and apparent, that a person is a credible threat, physically, to other members of the Vampire society, then I would suggest that the person, House, organisation or whatever that discovers the fact/s has something of a duty to make their suspicions AND proof known to the society.

In conclusion:

What do the “Persona non grata”, the “Sin nominee” and “Community Warning” have in common?

They are the vehicles by which information of a critical nature to health, safety and welfare concerns get passed around the Vampire society. They need harsh sounding names because, in the main, they are dealing with safety issues.

Who’s responsible for putting these things together and getting them out there? No one and everyone.

Who’s responsible for looking into the situation, taking the advice in and making decisions based on the advice and proof offered – EVERYONE.

If you get hurt because you choose to ignore a warning, a “sin nominee” or other advice no one is at fault but you. Regardless of how many S/N’s, PnG’s or Warnings are issued, at the end of the day, you get to make the final decision…We suggest you get informed, stay up to date and choose wisely…!

Copyright T/Lady M & RVL, 2018.

 

Refs:

1. https://dictionary.cambridge.org/

2. http://www.sanguinarius.org/terminology.shtml

3. https://realvampirenews.com/vvc-global-statement-of-warning/

 

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Mirror, mirror on the wall…

‘Metamorphosis of Narcissus’
~ Salvador Dali

Written, edited and presented by 

Tim

Everyone, or nearly everyone, will have heard or read the tale of Narcissus and Echo from Greek mythology… essentially,

“Narcissus, in Greek mythology, the son of the river god Cephissus and the nymph Liriope. He was distinguished for his beauty. According to Ovid’s Metamorphoses, Book III, Narcissus’s mother was told by the blind seer Tiresias that he would have a long life, provided he never recognized himself. However, his rejection of the love of the nymph Echo or (in an earlier version) of the young man Ameinias drew upon him the vengeance of the gods. He fell in love with his own reflection in the waters of a spring and pined away (or killed himself); the flower that bears his name sprang up where he died. The Greek traveler and geographer Pausanias, in Description of Greece, Book IX, said it was more likely that Narcissus, to console himself for the death of his beloved twin sister, his exact counterpart, sat gazing into the spring to recall her features.”[1]

As with many other tales of its kind there are different versions depending upon whom is doing the telling. It is a tragic tale to be sure but one that is not uncommon in its motif.

In modern parlance it gave us the word Narcissist, first recorded as being used somewhere between 1920 and 1930 it seems that it is a thoroughly contemporary word.

Narcissism, Narcissist and Narcissistic Personality Disorder are defined as;

Narcissism (noun [U])

Too much interest in and admiration for your own physical appearance and/or your own abilities

Narcissist (noun [C])

​Someone who has too much admiration for himself or herself

Narcissistic personality disorder (noun [C or U])  specialized.

​A personality disorder in which someone has too much admiration for himself or herself and too much concern with his or her own importance.

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So, we make the transition from a tragic Greek myth to a modern reality that is as disturbing and destructive as anything else we face in modern society.

There is a splendid article available at Reach Out Recovery that deals with the 10 ways a narcissist takes control of people, it represents, in specific detail, the toxic effects a narcissist has on those around them and, more importantly, on the person they decide best suits their personal need or hunger.

It’s a word that is used frequently but not always in the proper context and it is important to define, and decide, when you are in the sphere of a true narcissist or just in the “fall out affected zone” of someone’s self-serving rhetoric.

Within our particular culture, as it is with all situations and social groupings in the world, we are exposed to some level of this toxicity every day that we are here, it’s no different than being exposed to it at school, in the workplace, in leisure activities or even, heavens forbid, in the home.

img. source: Freedom from Narcissistic and Emotional Abuse – Weebly

What can you do about it? Shield? Fight back? Run away? That’s a decision that each must make for themselves but one of the important things is that the most important thing in avoiding a trap is knowing of its existence.

Many of you will already, just in reading this, have had a name pop into your mind of someone you think is a narcissist… are they a real narcissist? Are they a common garden variety narcissist? Are they a dangerously enslaving type of narcissist? Are they suffering from a narcissistic personality disorder? They are difficult distinctions to make but the one thing that is certain, when you get hit by one you’ll know all about it.

Making yourself aware of the ways that a true narcissist works, the way they manipulate and manoeuvre is very important.

In 1930 Dion Fortune (a.k.a. Violet Mary Firth) published her seminal work “Psychic Self Defence”. This book came from her own experiences in her occult work. Fortune had witnessed various instances of “psychic attack” which she was called on to interrupt. Among the elements of a psychic attack, she noted, was “vampirism” that left the victim in a state of nervous exhaustion, and a wasting state. From this Fortune propounded an occult perspective on vampirism. She suggested that masters of the occult had the ability to separate their psychic self from their physical body and attach themselves to others and drain the host’s energy. Such persons would then begin to, unconsciously, drain the energy from those around them.

If you read this summary alongside the article on narcissism you will notice a great similarity between the two. That’s not to imply that ALL PsyVamps are narcissists – au contraire, I know some lovely non-narcissistic PsyVamps indeed… all I am suggesting is that perhaps there is some correlation between the two, some point where the two may overlap.

Img. source: Psych Central Professional

So, can narcissism lead to more serious things? Indeed it can…

For instance, in the article, “10 Ways Narcissists Take Control” (which actually comes under the heading of abuse) it is pointed out that narcissism can, and has, led to “Smearing and Stalking”, it describes how,

Toxic narcissists will slander you and report back to your loved ones, their loved ones, and anyone who will listen. They create stories that depict you as abusive and pretend they are the victims of your abuse.”

The author goes on to point out that,

A smear campaign sabotages your reputation and slanders your name so that you won’t have a support network to fall back on if you decide to detach and cut ties. A malignant narcissist may even stalk and harass you or the people you know as a way to “expose” the truth about you.

Either way you look at it rampant narcissism can lead, if unchecked, into criminal behaviour that threatens the safety and peace of mind of you, as the narcissist’s object, as well as those around you.

Detach and disassociate, remove yourself from the narcissist’s sphere of influence, warn others about the potential threat and, if necessary, don’t wait to get help with the situation. The true narcissist will attempt to isolate you, make you dependent on them and them feed off you in the most ugly and soul-destroying ways… and they never have to lay one finger on you.

Img. source: WikiHow
How to Handle Marriage to a Narcissist

There’s no need to get paranoid and start painting everyone around you as a narcissist, or a narcissist in training but just be aware if someone starts putting their unreasonable demands and pressures on you they might just be “making their move”…and not in a nice way either.

 

Copyright TB & RVL, 2018

  1. https://www.britannica.com/topic/Narcissus-Greek-mythology

Further Refs:

The Narcissist: Jekyll and Hyde

(https://freedomfromnarcissisticandemotionalabuse.weebly.com/)

https://dictionary.cambridge.org/dictionary/english/

 

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Interview with The Goddess – The real deal


Presented by

Tim

Good evening Ladies and Gentlemen,
Welcome to part one of an interview that we have been eager to conduct since the wonderful ‘art attack interview of September last year. Then we spoke with a talented artist who has created much beauty and artistic class over the years, this evening we will be speaking with the same person, the same artist but on a very different level.

There are a great many people who claim to have “knowledge” of certain things or people who really have little, or no, idea of what they’re actually speaking about. There are a great many people who will take “tidbits” of information and weave their own delicious story around that nugget to suit their own purposes. There are also many people who DO KNOW the truth and who are saddened and annoyed by the rumours, innuendo and out-and-out insults that are levelled at people who have done nothing to deserve such derogatory attention.

Many of you may have heard the saying, “Tall Poppy Syndrome”, it’s generally described as the need of certain people to “cut down” people they perceive as being too high profile for no good reason.

With such things in mind we decided to seek out our guest this evening and see if we could wrangle another interview, we are very pleased to say we were able to and in this, Part One, of “Interview with The Goddess” we will be speaking to our guest about House and current activities.

Ladies and Gentlemen, it is our great honour, and privilege, to present our guest tonight, Goddess Rosemary Sahjaza…


Goddess Rosemary 

“Her fragility was power, her power, her power was intoxicating, all the more powerful because it was her, she drank her power like fine wine through a crystal goblet.”

~ Jim C. Black Rose Coven, one of the 6 founding members, member of Z/n Creator of the “Z/n” Logo, Member of Sahjaza ~ we lost him to cancer ~ RIP Jim, 2012.

 

RVL: Goddess Rosemary, welcome back, we are extremely glad you accepted our invitation to do this interview, as we discovered in our ‘art attack’ interview in September last year… being fully aware that you don’t give interviews very frequently but I think you feel that there is a lot of misinformation flying around about you and Temple-House Sahjaza these days, would you agree?

GRS: There are a very few but far reaching trolls out there causing some noise yes, but we are 42 years old now and this will not phase us at all long term, when they get bored and go on to other targets from behind their keyboards, behind their masks we will just still be here it‘s just noise we choose not to indulge them with our attention.

RVL: …and with that in mind some of these questions might seem get a little tough…forgive me that but I believe we can both agree there’s some things that need to be straightened out. If we can start, firstly, with just a little primer on Temple-House Sahjaza for those who may not be familiar, when did it start and how did that all come about?

GRS: Sahjaza was born in a sleepy but rather raucous little tavern in the mountains by the Canadian border. The tavern that was once a church and there, around the only round table in the establishment, the concept was born, with a founding membership of 6 that night and on June 3, 1976 we had our first Grand Rite and Sahjaza (then Black Rose Coven) was born.

RVL: …and have you been, overall, happy with the growth and development of the Temple-House over the years?

GRS: What is not to be happy about 42 years we’re still here..!

RVL: I’d like to clear up one thing first, an item that seems to have been the subject of much speculation, guesswork, theorising and allegations, over the past six months or so – what is the main agenda, the driving philosophy, behind Temple-House Sahjaza?

GRS: To promote our members to be supportive to our members and the greater community to provide moral and spiritual support when requested, to assist our community in our own pet charity organisation works and just be the best we can be to be an example of the living vampyre beyond the stigma of the “creatures of the night”. We’re well rounded well-read and productive beings we vibrate at a higher level, we’re very creative and, quite often, a little eccentric.

RVL: There has been a lot put out there about other “business” connections with events, balls etc. Does Temple-House Sahjaza and/or you personally hold or run any “cultural events”, holiday events or other such things through the year?

GRS: We support the Bad Things events, the Vampire Court of New Orleans, of which I am the Matriarch, I am the Queen Mother of the UK Sahjaza-Avalon Court, the Queen Mother of the Sahjaza Black Raven Court of Ohio, the Dark Mother of all to Sahjaza Brazil, The Adra to Black Trillium in Toronto, Canada.

We are proud of all of our international Sahjaza associates, and never forget Sahjaza Brazil much going on including regular events, podcasts, instruction, and more. A fabulous first stop vacation place is Brazil, attending one of the dozens of yearly events presided over by Prince Andreas Axikerzus-Sahjaza, Founder and Patriarch Halo Antares, my Dark Son, husband to my Daughter Princess Xendra Sahjaza whom continue to build my Sahajza, and their own legacy, producing over 450 Meetings, Events, Festivals, Saraus and Rituals  dedicated to Vamps!

Prince Andreas is the author of the best-selling Brazilian publication on vampyres with more than 12,000 copies sold, and published by one of the largest Brazilian book publishers! He has maintained the portal, the pioneering work and introduction of the Brazilian, South American and Portuguese Vampyre community for Sahjaza for over 15 years!  Hail Sahjaza! And so we begin…!!

We have a multitude of projects on the burner at all times as Sahjaza and each has, on our own, things that we all support, we have the Sahjaza Academy of Gray Mystics, presided over by High-Elder Priestess Liath Sahjaza, that is a teaching forum for self-maturation and self-care as well as outreach to Sahjaza, the Monarchs of Unity and beyond. Overall the content is as wide and varied as our membership itself.

RVL: If we may turn our attention to the present for a moment… can you explain exactly what the connection between Temple-House Sahjaza and the Unity Project/ Blood Nations is, if any?

GRS: Yes, it’s very simple Temple House Sahjaza supports the Unity Project, in concept and in kind. My Son King Maven Lore Sahjaza is one of the founding members of the Unity Project and, as such, Sahjaza came on board officially and made our formal announcement to support Unity in January of 2017

RVL: …and as a concept, in the general sense of the modern culture, do you, personally, feel that the “unity” idea is a good idea? One worth working toward?

GRS: Unity as a culture, or subculture, or under-culture, or counterculture is always a good idea, it’s like returning to the old days for me, the way it was in the later 80’s and early 90’s

RVL: What steps, if any, has Temple-House Sahjaza implemented within its own operations with the “unity” concept in mind?

GRS: We’re a strong voice supporting the Unity Project, and we’re available as a supportive entity to the new Monarchs on a personal, and spiritual level as well. We offer self-help and Sahjaza spirituality, as well as shadow work for the monarchs.

We fully support the unity set of Courts and assist in their promotion of events and outreach to meet ups, formal events or other charity events.

 

RVL: Thank you Goddess, I think that clears up any misunderstanding there. I’d like to turn now, if we may, to Temple-House Sahjaza specifically. The philosophy that you talked of earlier does seem to tend toward a more “spiritual” track, is that how you would define the Temple-House?

GRS: We’re half eclectic spiritual and Sahajza has its own set of rituals, pagan based but non- denominational. We are a Matriarchal house and temple of which I am, and have been for 42 years, the High Priestess. With our own set of sacred rites which we do not share nor publish, we have however invited certain special guests to see, as well as giving out some relevant and helpful information to the community from time to time. We have been doing this to improve the modern community in the form of outreach and assistance from 1985- to the later 90’s.

I did a full moon Goddess worship ritual, pushing the envelope on a wide form, and a base of rituals and rites (some public some not) in NYC. The “temple” in our name combined with the other half, a concept Sahjaza came up with in the mid to early 90’s, the “house” the house is the “family” the temple our spirituality. Together we’re a creative spiritual house and temple. Many who came formed their own houses and such groups after our basic format that was shared with the community as a base idea. We have always been big on sharing and networking with like-minded people thus the concept of the Abbon, which means allied person, or friend, and an extended family of houses and persons within the greater community

RVL: Perhaps you could share with us a little more about what the Temple-House is currently involved in?

GRS: What is Temple House Sahajaza working on… well, we just did an interview with E.R. Vernor for his upcoming book (a work that has taken him ten years to accomplish) entitled “Vampires: A World History” to be published soon by Dark Moon Press

We are, again, supporting Bad Things events, and fangs..! Fangs..! Fangs..! By King Maven and his fang business Dark Awakenings Custom Fangs, King Maven is Sahjaza’s official Fang maker.

RVL: Are we allowed to get a “sneak preview” of anything that may be coming up soon… without revealing any confidential house Temple-House information of course?

GRS: YES…! Let you be the FIRST…

Two words, “SAHJAZA RADIO”, and a few more, “so we begin”… “Stay tuned” right here for more information in April 2018

RVL: Hearkening back to a previous interview we had the pleasure of conducting, what are you up to these days, professionally speaking that is?

GRS: We now have an Etsy store and the Sahjaza official merchandise in our Zazzle store offering,“Not for Profit”, our officially endorsed Sahjaza merchandise. Our official Sahjaza merchandise is offered to everyone so that everybody can share in the pride that we feel in our Temple-House spirituality and our Sahjaza Pride.

Here is an image of my new crystal crown obtained from the Goddess and the Priestess Etsy store…
because there is a bit of country witch in all of us… and the companion book to the Shadow work that we do by High-Elder Priestess Liath,

Reproduced by permission

We also offer, of course, the Goddess Rosemary ankh for which you had the first announcement going to press. We were delighted to be able to present this piece, 6 years in the making, to the public through your news source last time I was here.

Sahjaza, and Sahjaza members, are about to enter into another big adventure in an animated film adventure about characters of the VC based on those (by permission) you all know and love in a project that will be several years in the making. It’s a sort of, “What if we had all gone to high school together?” The working title, at this time, is Van Helsing High, a big Carpe Noctem to this project I am so excited about this and I will bring more news on this in the future. It’s a dream coming to life and long-time animation and talented artist King Maven will be rolling out the characters as this project unfolds. It’s almost a mainstream cartoon that is sure to make you laugh, cry and groan with the Vamp characters, full of delights, surprises and magickal moments.

In addition I will be conducting more of my full moon rituals, always catching the moon, and drawing down the moon.If you wish to find me on instragram we’re at @Sahjaza and @goddessrosemary

I will be in NOLA as a guest for the Blood Lust and Bad Things ball this year and I will also be hosting my own tea party which is brought to you by Sahjaza and the Vampire Court of New Orleans, just for the ladies, on the Saturday afternoon of the weekend of the ball. Stay tuned for more information on that, and for those not able to come I assure you there will be photos, lots of photos…! Last year when I was there many people told me they did not get a chance to take photos with me, so, we will have this lovely gathering tea party, a fortune teller and keepsake photos.

I’m looking forward to this year’s special Tarot Deck which are known to be the coveted hand out to VIPs, and available by mail to those who can’t come, along with posters of your favorite cards also available.

Goddess Rosemary’s Tarot Card poster, framed.

During last year we also presented the Dark Moon Ankh fitting to wear with the well-known Sahjaza Dark moon monthly ritual of cord cutting and monthly, spiritual “do over”.

The Dark Moon Ankh

The Dark Moon Ankh

As with the Goddess Rosemary Ankh, the Dark Moon Ankh is available to the community and each piece is crafted individually…

NYC, 23rd St. subway

…and one in NYC, just know you’re in my heart and thoughts New York, don’t count it out that I wont soon be there for a visit…!

 

With this I will bid you good day and a cheerio, I look forward to part two of this intervew at some near time in the future. Blessed day “till next time”.

RVL: Thank you Goddess Rosemary, it has been a sheer delight to have shared this time with you tonight and we are looking forward, also, to Part 2 of this piece.

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It’s said that very often truth is stranger than fiction, it is always the case that the truth is starkly different to other peoples fictions. Goddess Rosemary Sahjaza, as any member of Temple-House Sahjaza will tell you is no “cult” figurehead, she is no “enslaver”, she does not bully, browbeat or brainwash…she simply is the most warm, caring, compassionate and nurturing woman.

Perhaps, as I was some months ago, people simply do not understand, simply do not choose to look… all I can say is that since coming into the Temple-House I can now vouch for the “hype” that always surrounded The Goddess. “How can you do that?” you ask, when you see, hear, read and interact with The Goddess you will understand perfectly is all the answer I can, or need, give.

Fact, in one incarnation or another Sahjaza has been around for over four decades. Fact, Goddess Rosemary has a named successor.
Fact, this person will also have a named successor, and so on and so forth…

If you’re expecting Temple-House Sahjaza to simply disappear, or fade away, forget it because that is absolutely not going to happen.

Coming soon

Interview with The Goddess Part Two

Goddess Rosemary the woman & Contemplations

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