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  1. Praying For Life – Top 10 Ancient Fertility Goddesses

    ... Lady Tablets Offer A Fresh Insight Into Ancient Canaanite Goddess Worship 8,000-year-old fertility stone works found in ... Domain ) Ostara is related to the older, Proto Germanic goddess Austrō, and from this with the even older Proto Indo European goddess Hausōs, the goddess of dawn and fertility. This ...

    Aleksa Vučković - 28/12/2019 - 13:46

  2. Frigg: Queen of Asgard, Beloved Norse Goddess, Mother

    ... or Frigga (which means ‘Beloved’ in Old Norse) is a goddess found in Norse mythology. As the wife of Odin, and ... of the Æsir’. This deity was worshipped as a sky goddess and is believed to be responsible for weaving the ... or Frigga (which means ‘Beloved’ in Old Norse) is a goddess found in Norse mythology. As the wife of Odin and the ...

    dhwty - 16/07/2019 - 17:18

  3. A Cycle of Life and Death: Slavic Goddesses Morana and Vesna

    Forever intertwined, Morana, goddess of winter and death, and Vesna, goddess of spring and rebirth, could not exist without each ... Slavic world turning in a cycle of death and rebirth. One goddess loved for her beauty and bounty, the other feared and ...

    Veronica Parkes - 10/11/2016 - 03:45

  4. Navigating the Realm of an Aztec Water Goddess and One of the Five Suns

    ... in the hands of Chalchiuhtlicue. She was primarily a goddess of freshwater, thus her domain included lakes, ... in the hands of Chalchiuhtlicue. She was primarily a goddess of freshwater, thus her domain included lakes, ... protector of women in labor and their new-born babies.  Goddess in a Jade Skirt The name ‘Chalchiuhtlicue’ may be ...

    dhwty - 06/07/2018 - 01:56

  5. Aphrodite: The True Origins of the Greek Goddess of Love, Sex, and Beauty

    Aphrodite is the Greek goddess of love, sex, and beauty and there are many tales of ... to lust after her. In one of the most famous images of the goddess, we see her beautiful form emerge from the sea, a ... her fascinating origin story. But the true origins of the goddess come from long before the Greeks. A Brief Overview of ...

    Miriam Kamil - 02/04/2019 - 01:55

  6. Woman, Healer, Goddess? Famous (and Forbidden) Female Physicians in the Ancient World

    ... who obtained their healing powers from the goddess Isis herself. Egyptian records show that women ... their other functions. In ancient Greece, for example, the goddess Athena cured blindness and the goddess of marriage, Hera, was also known as the chief ...

    MartiniF - 19/04/2017 - 15:34

  7. Minerva Is Often Identified With The Greek Athena, But Her Origins Ran Deeper

    Minerva was an important goddess in the pantheon of the ancient Romans. She was worshipped primarily as the goddess of wisdom. Nevertheless, she was also believed to be the goddess of trade, the arts, and warfare. Furthermore, ...

    dhwty - 25/12/2018 - 23:06

  8. Rice Goddesses - Earth Mothers who Influenced Heaven, Earth, and the Underworld

    ... Among them are Cambodia’s Po Ino Nogar, the polyandrous goddess who is also associated with the sky, clouds and water. Indonesia’s goddess Dewi Sri is associated with rice and the moon, also ... may be overshadowed by the famous Demeter, the Greek goddess of the harvest, they exhibit many of the elements of ...

    MartiniF - 18/12/2017 - 15:27

  9. Saraswati: Hindu Goddess of Wisdom and Protector of the Universe

    ... attributes as arms, Saraswati (or Sarasvati) is the Hindu goddess of aesthetics. These include music, the arts, wisdom ... god Apollo combined with the mental prowess of the Greek goddess Athena. She is wed to Brahma, the highest deity of ... is associated with wealth and prosperity. Parvati is the goddess of love and fertility. With the wisdom and artistry ...

    Riley Winters - 14/04/2020 - 19:46

  10. Meenakshi: The Warrior Goddess Who Could Not Be Defeated by Any Man …Until She Met Shiva

    Meenakshi is a goddess in the Hindu pantheon who is worshipped mainly in the southern part of India. This goddess is believed to be an avatar of the goddess Parvati, the wife of Shiva. Meenakshi is a goddess in ...

    dhwty - 13/08/2017 - 23:03

  11. Tlazolteotl: An Ancient Patroness and Purifier for all things Filthy

    Tlazolteotl was an earth goddess in the pantheon of the Aztecs, although her area of ... “purify” immoral behavior. Tlazolteotl was an earth goddess in the pantheon of the Aztecs, although her area of ... behavior. It seems that Tlazolteotl was originally a goddess of the Huastecs, but there was something that set her ...

    dhwty - 20/07/2018 - 02:00

  12. Benzaiten, Japanese War Goddess Transformed into Water Goddess of Music

    ... and a divine representation of the supreme Shinto sun goddess, Amaterasu. Benzaiten is also an agricultural deity ... artists, writers, dancers and geisha. Benzaiten (Goddess of Music and Good Fortune) Seated on a White Dragon ( ... with culture, may remind people of ancient Greece’s goddess of wisdom Athena, Benzaiten’s character is very ...

    MartiniF - 21/11/2018 - 16:42

  13. Aine: A Radiant Celtic Goddess of Love, Summer, and Sovereignty

    Aine is often remembered as a Celtic goddess of love. But she was also a deity of wealth, ... many other regions. Aine is often remembered as a Celtic goddess of love. But she was also a deity of wealth, ... and any other love deity are vague. She was a very complex goddess. One may assume that the goddess of love would have ...

    Natalia Klimczak - 28/11/2016 - 21:47

  14. Artemis, the Chaste Huntress: You Really Didn’t Want to Mess With This Greek Goddess

    The ancient Greek goddess Artemis was many things to many people. A huntress, ... her story changed across time and space. The ancient Greek goddess Artemis was many things to many people. A huntress, ... thought to both cherish and fear the chaste, determined goddess. There were many facets to Artemis, and several of ...

    Alicia McDermott - 16/11/2018 - 18:52

  15. Hathor: Goddess of Joy and Motherhood Near the Nile

    ... symbols of ancient Egyptian religion . Who Worshipped the Goddess Hathor? Hathor was a goddess of joy, feminine love, and motherhood. She was ... also looked after music, dance, and fertility. She was a goddess of miners as well. The goddess was known as the ...

    Natalia Klimczak - 25/09/2019 - 01:37

  16. Solar Goddess Amaterasu, Divine Ancestor of the Japanese Imperial Family

    Amaterasu is a major goddess in the Shinto religion. Although she is considered primarily to be a sun goddess, she is also believed to be the ruler of the Takama ... Plain), which is the realm of the kami or spirits. This goddess has also been identified as the key ancestor for all ...

    dhwty - 30/10/2017 - 00:57

  17. Aphrodite Rock: The Birthplace of a Goddess

    ... the rock is associated with Aphrodite, the Greek goddess of love. According to legend, this was the place where the goddess was born.  Aphrodite Rock is a landmark located off ... suggests, the rock is associated with Aphrodite, the Greek goddess of love . According to legend, this was the place ...

    dhwty - 24/12/2018 - 23:22

  18. Goddess… or Demon? Hidden History of Vinayaki, the Mysterious Elephant-Headed Woman of Hindu Myth

    ... except that this deity is clearly female. Elephant-Headed Goddess: Black Stone, Circa 10th Century CE (Biswarup ... the same level of adulation has never been given to this goddess - Vinayaki. The 16th century Shilparatna ... hips. Vinayaki (Kathie Brobeck/ CC BY 3.0 ) Independent Goddess Overshadowed However, Vinayaki’s legends are so ...

    MartiniF - 30/10/2017 - 14:37

  19. Xochiquetzal: Aztec Goddess of Beauty, Pleasure and Love… But Don’t Mess With Her!

    According to the Aztecs, Xochiquetzal was the goddess of beauty, pleasure, and love. She is commonly ... sacrifice. According to the Aztecs, Xochiquetzal was the goddess of beauty, pleasure, and love. She is commonly ... it may, Xochiquetzal was believed to have been a powerful goddess who was not to be trifled with. One of the rituals ...

    dhwty - 14/07/2018 - 01:46

  20. Ix Chel’s Coiled Snake Headdress: Sacred Symbol of Maya Women

    ... who practice healing and midwifery in the tradition of the goddess Ix Chel. Every village has its curendera , a medicine ... coiled snake headdress is worn by Ix Chel in her moon goddess aspect, associated with women's menstrual cycles and ... the womb is visualized as a coiled snake. The moon goddess frequently pours water from a jar, symbolic of ...

    lennie - 12/05/2020 - 20:20

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