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Wiccan Horned God and the Triple Goddess

Most religions today are built on the concept of faith which revolves in some way around the teachings of one individual or deity. It is something we have become accustomed to in mainstream society and so anything other than this is quite often difficult for us to understand. Yet in Wiccan teachings the gods which they worship are not only those which are drawn from Pagan and ancient rituals and rites, but they can differ between covens. Although they all [...]

Goddess Eos

I greet Thee, Eos Goddess of the Dawn, who brings the newborn day; the stars are gone, and fled before Thy face; both Sleep and Night are routed by Thy torch, and put to flight. The flowers are awakened by Thy dew, and turn toward the light, for You renew their life; so also may Thy dew revive my soul today with thanks to be alive. You care for all that's fresh and young, so care for me, to [...]

Goddess Medusa

There was a time long ago when Medusa's people worshiped Her as a Goddess. As in ancient Libya myths, the Goddess Anatha rises from the lake of the Triple Queens as Athena, Metis and Medusa. Athena, a New Moon Warrior Maiden who inspires courage, strength, and valor, the Sea Goddess Metis, a Full Moon Mother of wisdom who, in later mythical tales, conceived Athena from Zeus and Medusa, Dark Moon Goddess and Crone. All three aspects of Goddess Anatha [...]

Mother Mary – Mari of Basque

Long ago in a rugged mountain area between what is now Spain and France, I was worshiped as Mari, also known as Mari of Basque, Mari Urraca, Anbotoko Mari ("the lady of Anboto"), and Murumendiko Dama ("Lady of Murumendi"). From the beginning my mysteries were held sacred and passed from one Elder to another without change. Basque was and is today a paradise. Its terrain of low mountains, dense forest and heavy vegetation make it a safe haven from outsiders. Its [...]

Goddess Erzulie

I am Erzulie. Originally I was the Goddess Oshun, the Yoruban river goddess. My origins are deeply rooted in the heart of my Native West Africa. This land became known as the kingdom of Dahomey, modern-day Benin. I am of the mighty Orisha, my counterparts are Oya, Oxum, and Yemaya among others. Let me tell you my story, how I Oshun came across the mighty ocean and became Erzulie. When the white men came and stole my people for slaves [...]

Goddess Circe

Goddess Circe sometimes pronounced Kirkę - properly pronounced in traditional ancient Greek as Sur'-see Her origins and myths are plenty in Greek mythology. In one She is said to be the daughter of the Sea Nymph Perseis and the Sun God Helios, in another she is said to be the daughter of Goddess Hecate and Hermes. Her associations with Goddess Hecate are plentiful, from maiden servant, to student, to selling Her soul to Hecate in return for Hecate's magick. In all [...]

Goddess Demeter

The name Demeter means “Earth Mother” or “Grain Mother” and is deep-rooted in the mythology of Minoan Crete. The Latin title “Dia Mater” (Mother Goddess) was used to describe Her in Rome. To the Greeks, Goddess Demeter was Mother to all that lived on blessed Earth. Goddess Demeter was also called Goddess Ceres by the Romans. Goddess Demeter stands a tall beautiful woman in a flowing white gown. Snakes are often imaged with Her, the snake being a symbol of [...]

Goddess Tyche

I am the Goddess of Fortune and Fate. I am Tyche of the Greeks and Fortuna of the Romans. My name Tyche comes from the word tynchano which means made to happen. I am from the time of the Titans who ruled long before the mythos of the Olympians came to be popular. My parents Tethys and Okeanos, I am an Oceanid and I draw upon the wisdom of the waters. Some say I am the eldest sister of [...]

Goddess Parvati

In the Hindu tradition, it is believed that all goddesses originate from the divine feminine principle known as shakti (shock-tee). They are each, therefore, aspects of who we are as women. The goddess Parvati is the nurturing aspect of shakti. It is she who reminds us of the great but gentle power we all possess. In India, Parvati is the most beloved goddess of all. In her is a true celebration of woman: unsurpassed beauty and sensuality; unwavering confidence; intense [...]

Goddess Oya

Goddess of transformation and change Listen and you shall hear me in the winds Know it is my thunder that gives a warning in the dark Do not dare deny me through false tongue my daughters Do not anger me with fences of blindness For you must run wild and free of injustice to celebrate me And it is you who must call forth the storm of change. Goddess Oya is a powerful African Goddess. Black as night, erotically she runs wild and free finding balance [...]

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