The Muses – Goddesses of Inspiration and Arts

Attributes: Arts, Science and Literature inspired Goddesses, Symbols: Several ones, each Muse has her own symbol Place: Greece The nine Greek Muses were depicted as young and beautiful maidens. Their father is Zeus, king of the Gods and their mother is Mnemosyne, Goddess of the memory. In the Greek mythology, they are the inspiring Goddesses of …

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Goddess Konohana Sakuya – Shinto Goddess of Flowers and Volcanoes

Goddess Konohana Sakuya-Hime is the Goddess who represents flowers and life, also representing mountains and volcanoes. Her main shrine is located on Mount Fuji. Sometimes called simply as Sakuya, this Goddess is also related to the cherry blossoms as they show their beauty and soon disappear. This represents the cycle of life and death. Her …

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Venus – Goddess of Love and Sexuality

Attributes: Goddess of love, beauty, fecundity and sexuality Symbols: The hand mirror (symbol ♀), shell, rose Place: Rome Venus in “The Birth of Venus” Depicted throughout Greek mythology as Aphrodite, Venus represents the female individuality and self-love. Despite being married to Vulcan, this Goddess had affairs with other gods and with the Trojan prince Anchises, whose …

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Goddess Inari - Shinto Goddess of Agriculture and prosperity

Goddess Inari – Shinto Goddess of Agriculture and Prosperity

Goddess Inari, also considered an aspect of Ukanomitama, is one of the main Shinto deities in Japan, possessing more than one thousand and two hundred altars and temples dedicated to her (not counting the small and homemade altars found on roads). Rice planting is on the basis of Japanese culture and society, therefore Inari is …

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Frigga – Goddess of Knowledge and Forecasts

Attributes: Goddess of knowledge, clairvoyance, earth, marriage, birth, fertility, motherhood, love and housework. Queen of AesirSymbols: Keys and the spinning wheelPlace: Scandinavia The Goddess with the highest position in Aesir, Frigga, is associated with knowledge and clairvoyance. She is Odin‘s first wife and mother of Baldr. She is a tall, beautiful and imponent woman. She always wears expensive jewels …

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