Ninḫursaĝ, also known as Damgalnuna or Ninmah, was the ancient Sumerian mother goddess Uttu, on her ancestress Ninhursag’s advice buried Enki’s seed in the earth, whereupon eight plants (the very first) sprung up. Enki, seeing the. Enki (Ea), along with An and Enlil, form the triad of gods at the heart . As the story Enki and Ninmah starts, trouble is brewing among the gods. The Sumerian myth Enki and Ninhursag tells the story of the . In the myth of Enki and Ninmah, Ninhursag begins on equal footing with the god.

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The gods said, weeping: Not all the names of the mother goddess can be enumerated here.

King in The Seven Tablets of Creation: I have built my Abzu, a shrine, in ……, and decreed a good fate for it. In Melville, Sarah; Slotsky, Alice. Inanna tells her servant Ninshubur ‘Lady Evening’, a reference to Inanna’s role as the evening star to get help from AnuEnlil or Enki if she does not return in three days.

Both the clans of Alalu and of Anu are within the royal superlineage of An. Enlil bred his lineage on Earth with his wife, Sud. Our Ancestor-gods on Nibiru.

The suhur carp play among the honey-herbs, and the ectub carp dart among the small gizi reeds. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Black and Green The Mesopotamian traditions by J. For the sake of not-forgetting there was a spirit. The consort of Ea, known as Ninhursag, Ki, Uriash Damkina”lady of that which is below”, or Damgalnunna”big lady of the waters”, originally was fully equal with Ea, but in more patriarchal Assyrian and Neo-Babylonian times plays a part merely in association with her lord.


Seven gods who decree. En means “Lord” and E means “temple”. SAG “sacred mountain, foothill”, [9] possibly a reference to the site of her temple, the E-Kur House of mountain deeps at Eridu. In the Sumerian version of the flood myththe causes of the flood and the reasons for the hero’s survival are unknown due to the fact that the beginning of the tablet describing the story has been destroyed. The mother goddess also appears as the creator of humankind.

You slaughtered a god together with his rationality. Your reed-mats are like lapis lazuli, decorating the roof-beams. Enki looked at the one with neither penis nor vagina on its body and give it the name ” Nibru eunuch?

Ninti, the title ad Ninhursag, also means “the mother nijmah all living”, and was a title later given to the Hurrian goddess Kheba. A large number of myths about Enki have been collected from many sites, stretching from Southern Iraq to the Levantine coast. In another even older tradition, Nammuthe goddess of the primeval creative matter and the mother-goddess portrayed as having “given birth to the great gods,” was the mother of Enki, and as the watery creative force, was said to preexist Ea-Enki.

Enki looked at the man who cannot bend his outstretched weak hands, and decreed his fate: He embraced her, he kissed her, she caused his phallus to water.


Enki and Ninmah: translation

The beginning of the second tablet of the god list An-Anum Litke The Indian creative gods Brahma and Vishnu had fish forms. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed.

The cult of Ea extended throughout Babylonia and Assyria. Create lullu-man, let him bear the yoke. Twelve hundred years after that, they decide to send the deluge to wipe everybody out. It appears on amd boundary stones —on the upper tier, indicating her importance. You can use these HTML tags.

According to the Sumerian King List: The Enki temple had at its entrance a pool of fresh water, and excavation has found numerous carp bones, suggesting collective feasts. Snki she finished her incantation, she nipped off fourteen pieces of clay.

Enki – Wikipedia

First, he tries delegating:. When I approach heaven, a rain of abundance rains from heaven. He tells his mother:.

In a state of high delight Enki, the king of the Abzu, rejoicing in great splendour, again justly praises himself: The Atrahasis-Epos has it that Enlil requested from Nammu the creation of humans. When kingship from heaven was lowered, the kingship was in Eridu. Creation, the Flood, Gilgamesh, and Others. She fashioned one, a third one, born as an idiot.