Reserved for the Gods: Only Two Humans Have Tasted the Chinese Peaches of Immortality | Ancient Origins

Qing dynasty porcelain with Xiwangmu“…Although the Peaches of Immortality were normally reserved for the gods, some humans are said to have been given the Peaches of Immortality by the goddess herself. As a matter of fact, according to ancient Chinese historians, only two mortals have ever tasted the Peaches of Immortality….”

 

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Illness, Magic and Exorcism

 

“Analysis of a collection of clay tablets confirms that a Mesopotamian doctor had to deal with more than just physical ailments. The ancient healer was expected to exorcise demons, ward off witchcraft, and appease the gods – all while staying up to date on the latest medical-magical healing strategies!

The recent study demonstrates that doctors living in Mesopotamia in the 7th century BC were expected to combine what we commonly call magical rituals with “harder science” and medicine if they wished their patients to recover. ,,,”

From: Mixing Magic and Medicine: New Study Shows Mesopotamian Doctors Had to Battle Demons 

 

from The Author’s Desk:

Ancient cultures did believe that illness had an energetic component. This belief prevailed throughout the centuries and is still held in many societies today.

This has been the backbone of many practices and it has infiltrated the lore and the literature of the world over time.

There is more to the human body than meets the eye…..

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