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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 Diana

Diana,  the Roman Goddess, was known by many names including Queen of Heaven, the Great Goddess; Lunar Virgin; Mother of Animals; Lady of Wild Creatures; and the Huntress. Diana, as the Roman Moon-Goddess, was originally worshipped on the mountain Tifata near Capua and in sacred forests. Later she was given a temple in the working-class area on the Aventine Hill, where she was mainly worshipped by the lower class (plebeians) and the slaves, of whom she was the patroness....

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. Who is Goddess Demeter? Goddess Demeter stands a tall, beautiful woman in a flowing white gown. Snakes are often imaged with Her, the snake being...

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 Cerridwyn

Cerridwyn is the Welsh Nature Goddess. She tends the caldron of wisdom, knowledge and divine inspiration. It is told she lived on an island the middle of Lake Tegid, as does our Mother Earth exist as an island in the sky. Cerridwyn bore two children, a daughter of the light and a son of the shadow. Her daughter was thought to be beautiful and gave her much pleasure. Her son ugly, the shadow/unknown we all fear. For love of her...

Goddess Nuit

Nuit is Goddess of the Sky, the heavens and the starry night that reflects the eternity of the universe. As Mother Goddess of the Night, She is keeper of the unconsciousness and a protector of those who have journeyed through the land of the dead. Her skin is the color of the night sky lit by the starry souls of our dead ancestors who await rebirth. As the Mother Goddess of the Sun, She is a Goddess of resurrection....

Goddess Athena

In the popular stories of Athena, She is one of the oldest Deities in the Greek pantheon and one of their most beloved Goddesses. It is believed that the Dorians, the original Greeks that invaded the Pelasgian in a land that was to later become Greece, found the worship of the Mother Goddess Athena already in place and adapted her into their own pantheon. The Greek economy was largely military, so Athena while retaining her domestic aspects, became a goddess...

Goddess Freya

She is called the Lady, the Great Goddess, famed for her great beauty, and indeed is often known as "The Fair One", but she is so much more. She is Freya, the Goddess of the Norse; enchantress, leader of the Valkyries, ruler over the dead in Valhalla and the Sage who inspires all women in their creative endeavors. She is a Goddess of love, fertility, prosperity, magick, destiny, shape-shifting, shamanism, childbirth, children, home, protection, weaving and when called upon...

Goddess Persephone

Persephone, daughter of Demeter, was a young and beautiful Greek Goddess. Her innocence of the world grew from the love and protection her Mother surrounded her in. Persephone lived in eternal Spring, unaware of any existence outside Her Mother’s Realm. One day as Persephone was walking in a meadow she sees a flower, the beautiful narcissus - the flower of death. As she reaches down to pluck the flower the earth trembles and opens up releasing Hades from the underworld....

Goddess Hecate

Some say she was an eastern Goddess and Her name may have originated from the Egyptian Goddess Heket, whose name meant "All Powerful", "Magical" or "Incantation and Sorcery". Others say she is strictly a Greek goddess, that was later brought into worship by the Roman people. Contrary to popular modern Pagan beliefs, Goddess Hecate is not the Crone in ancient myths. In days of old the Amazon women painted their hands and feet with henna in honor of their young...

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