The Goddess Project

by Carla Ionescu

A weekly podcast covering everything goddess related. Here we discuss the worship and rituals of ancient goddesses such as Artemis, Medusa, and Cybele and their symbols, mythology, as well as the deeper connections between the divine feminine and women's religious and spiritual history. 

Podcast episodes

  • Season 1

  • S01 E120 - Persephone - Queen of the Underworld

    S01 E120 - Persephone - Queen of the Underworld

    One of the most powerful divinities of the ancient world, Persephone is the queen of darkness and light. So fierce was her rule that the ancients refused to say her name out loud, and referred to her only as 'maiden' or 'mistress'...

    01:29:27
  • S01 E119 - Sirens and Mermaids - Songs of Death and Destruction

    S01 E119 - Sirens and Mermaids - Songs of Death and Destruction

    How did the Greek sirens of old, half-bird half-maiden, become the mermaids of modern lore, half-fish, half-seductress? When did the shift between signing men to sleep and death become singing men to lust and fatherhood? Join me f...

    01:15:56
  • S01 E118 - The Blood is The Life - Secret Cults and Hidden Meanings of the Holy Grail

    S01 E118 - The Blood is The Life - Secret Cults and Hidden Meanings of the Holy Grail

    The search for the Holy Grail has been the subject of secrecy, mystery and legend for well over 1000 years. Join me in this heated discussion of the truth around this Christian relic and its primordial and archaic ancestry. Let's ...

    01:21:32
  • S01 E117 - Fortuna - May The Odds Be Ever in Your Favour

    S01 E117 - Fortuna - May The Odds Be Ever in Your Favour

    How much of our lives is left to chance? When life got tough, or when things went supremely well, the Romans turned to their favourite goddess Fortuna to praise, or blame, for their fortunes. Her power over abundance, fate and the...

    58:10
  • S01 E116 - Aphrodite - The Ultimate Femme Fatale

    S01 E116 - Aphrodite - The Ultimate Femme Fatale

    Why is beauty so frightening? Join in me looking at how Aphrodite defied all ancient gender norms and expectations of domesticity. A wife and mother unlike any other, the goddess of love and sex feared no one and let no one trap h...

    01:37:22