Divine Feminine Rises in Bolivia: Mining Town Erects Statue Larger Than Christ

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ORURO, Bolivia -- The Carnival celebrations in this Andean mining city already rival Brazil's Rio de Janeiro for color and culture, if not for size. Now Oruro has erected a huge statue of the Virgin Mary that's a little taller than Rio's famed Christ the Redeemer. Oruro formally dedicated the new statue Friday as it kicked off its Carnival celebrations, which have been recognized as part of the patrimony of humanity by UNESCO. (In a related honoring of the feminine, in Dec. Bolivia established 11 rights of Mother Earth, including the right to life, biodiversity, pure water, clean air, and freedom from genetic modification, and contamination.)

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Yes! Meryl Ann! Thank you for sharing.... by Jody Walker on Friday, Feb 1, 2013 at 7:09:05 PM
It is exciting to see the signs, isn't it?... by Meryl Ann Butler on Friday, Feb 1, 2013 at 7:34:03 PM
 "yes"! ... by Amy Schreiner on Saturday, Feb 2, 2013 at 10:56:18 PM
forgot to credit Wikipedia for the above photo....... by Amy Schreiner on Saturday, Feb 2, 2013 at 11:00:48 PM
can you tell us about the photo?... by Meryl Ann Butler on Saturday, Feb 2, 2013 at 11:37:39 PM
The photo is labeled with this text:  Santuar... by Amy Schreiner on Sunday, Feb 3, 2013 at 4:22:00 PM
i love those costumes!... by Meryl Ann Butler on Sunday, Feb 3, 2013 at 5:52:22 PM