Goddess Temple, Indian Springs, Nevada

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    These goddess figures circle a fireplace in the goddess temple at Indian Springs, Nevada. The temple was built by peace workers and goddess worshippers after a benefactor purchased the land. A former priestess at the temple explained to me that it was built to help spiritually heal the land surrounding the Nevada test site, which lies just a few miles up the highway. The Nevada test site was the testing ground for atomic bombs during the 50s-90s.

    Given its proximity to the test site, Indian Springs has understandably become something of a Nevada test site town. The priestess said that there had been a few standoffs between worshippers at the temple and local workers who were less than sympathetic to the temple's cause.

    Aegiale, Sighthound, Cetta, and 11 other people added this photo to their favorites.

    1. Birdie2169 80 months ago | reply

      OMG, I used to live there! Cool!!!

    2. mainec6 75 months ago | reply

      Hi, I'm an admin for a group called In honor of the GODDESS, and we'd love to have your photo added to the group.

    3. mallix 72 months ago | reply

      I like the fact that she seems to be breaking free of those chains

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