An Overview of Purgatory
Purgatory SummaryOpen or Close
The Mountain of Purgatory MapOpen or Close
Essentially, the seven deadly sins are forms of tainted love, whether not enough, misdirected or too much.
Just prior to this is described an ante purgatory…a region where
The Terraces of the Mountain of PurgatoryOpen or Close
I. The ProudInfo coming soon
II. The EnviousInfo coming soon.
3rd Circle: GluttonyInfo coming soon.
4th Circle: Avarice & ProdigalityInfo coming soon.
5th Circle: Wrath & SullenessInfo coming soon.
6th Circle: HereseyInfo coming soon.
7th Circle: ViolenceInfo coming soon.
8th Circle: FraudInfo coming soon.
9th Circle: TreacheryInfo coming soon.
Terms and DefinitionsOpen or Close
- ARCHITECTURALInfo coming soon.
- TYPES of SINS & SINNERS
- Lustful: intense desire for money, food, fame, power and sex leading to a lack of self-control.
- Gluttony: is the over-indulgence and over-consumption of anything to the point of waste. It is considered a sin if this excessive desire places one's own interests above the well-being or interests of others.
- Avarice: Extreme greed for wealth or material gain. Such wealth may be hoarded (not shared) or wasted, forgoing one's responsibilities toward his family and his community.
- Prodigality: spending one's money wastefully and recklessly.
- Wrath: Pure anger and rage. Wrath is self-destructiveness, and is violence and hate that may be used against oneself (suicide) or others (spite, revenge, jealousy.)
- Sullenness: suppressed anger
- Heretics: those who violate religious teachings and/or other established customs or beliefs.
- Blasphemers: those who show contempt toward God, holy persons or objects that are considered sacred.
- Sodomites: those who practice bestiality, or other deviant sexual practices.
- Usurers: People who lend money at an unreasonable rate.
- Panderers: Someone who derives financial gain from the prostitution of another person...being a pimp or madam, sex trafficker.
- Simony: the act of selling, for personal gain, rolls, positions or favors in the Church.
- The BeatitudesInfo coming soon.
Drawings of Purgatory
The realm of the Lazy.
…under the weight of their own earthly pride.
…separated by what we see and want.
They turned their backs on their fellow man…
…thirst and hunger only for the word of the Lord…
purified in flames.
… a drawing about FAITH
Drawings from Purgatory
Paolo e Francesca
Spendthrifts and Misers
Wood of the Suicide
The Bright World
Nel mezzo del camin, di nostra vita, mi ritrovai per una selva oscura...