Goddesses

ganesh ganpati god

Ganesha Hindu Deity

Ganesha, also spelled Ganesh, also called Ganapati, elephant-headed Hindu god of beginnings, who is traditionally worshipped before any major enterprise and is the patron of intellectuals, bankers, scribes, and authors. His name means both “Lord of the People” (gana means the common people) and “Lord of the Ganas” (Ganesha is the chief of the ganas, the goblin hosts of Shiva). Ganesha is potbellied …

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Aphrodite Goddess

Aphrodite, The Goddess of Love

Aphrodite is an ancient Greek goddess associated with love, beauty, pleasure, and procreation. She is identified with the planet Venus. Her major symbols include myrtles, roses, doves, sparrows, and swans. According to Hesiod’s Theogony, she was born from the foam in the waters of Paphos, on the island of Cyprus. They say she arose from …

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Danu Goddess

The Celtic Goddess Danu

The Goddess Danu Danu is a popular Celtic Goddess, but not much is known about her. She is considered to be the oldest of all Celtic deities. In Celtic mythology, she is the mother of the gods, who birthed all things into being. She is the goddess of earth, fertility, wisdom, wind, and of all …

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Cerridwen Goddess

The Celtic Goddess Cerridwen

In Celtic Welsh mythology, Cerridwen is a powerful Underworld Goddess, and the keeper of the cauldron of knowledge, inspiration and rebirth.  She rules the realms of death, fertility, regeneration, inspiration, magic, enchantment and knowledge. Cerridwen is a shape shifting Goddess, able to take on various forms. She is known as being a white witch or goddess, and …

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Mama Quilla

Inca Goddess Mama Quilla

Mama Quilla is the Incan moon goddess. She is also known as Mama Killa, or Mother Moon. She is considered a defender of women. As such, she also the goddess of marriage and the menstrual cycle. Mama Quilla was important for the Inca calendar, because for them, she was responsible for calculating the passage of …

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