Goddess - Definitions
who am the beauty of the green earth
and the white moon among the stars and the mysteries of the waters, I
upon your soul to arise and come unto me. For I am the soul of nature
gives life to the universe. From Me all things proceed and unto Me they
must return. Let My worship be in the heart that rejoices, for behold -
all acts of love and pleasure are My rituals. Let there be beauty and
power and compassion, honor and humility, mirth and reverence within
And you who seek to know Me, know that your seeking and yearning will
you not, unless you know the Mystery: for if that which you seek, you
not within yourself, you will never find it without. For behold, I have
been with you from the beginning, and
I am that which is attained at the
end of desire."
there are stories behind each
of these names, I am briefly listing them out for now.
- A Continental Celtic Goddess
of spring; may be equated with Sul, the Sun Goddess of another pantheon.
- She was among the instructors
of Cu Chulainn, whom he married for a year and bore him a son. She was
condemned to be a demon of the air as punishment.
- In the County of Donegal,
she was worshiped at Tover Breda. The well's waters were held to be an
effective remedy against toothache, so long as the petitioner left a
white stone beside the well as a substitute for the sore tooth. It is
that she was also an ancient Fire Goddess.
- Turned into a fawn and
plunged into the bay now named after her.
- This is the Bright Faery
Goddess to whom the mountain Knock Aine on the shores of Lough Gur is
dedicated, and she is one of the great goddesses of ancient Ireland.
of the Tuatha king, Egogabal, and a shape shifter, her alternate form
that of a swan and a red mare. Also as a Moon Goddess, patron of crops
and cattle. Her name is derived from Adeh (fire) and could also be
with Bridget. The Mid-summer festivals were in her honor prior to St.
Day. Her energy is the "Big Sun" between Beltain to Samhain.
- Tuatha who had great magickal
powers, especially in herb lore.
- (Omikami) - Japan. Goddess
of the Sun. Chief God. Worshiped especially by the Kamikazi Samuri of
the Imperial Japanese Navy during WWII.
- Goddess of Mars. Greek Anathema
- Devoted to evil.
- (Andrasta) The Goddess of
Victory invoked by the Celtic Queen Boadicea.
- Goddess of the Dark Moon. Psychic
work, healing and protection.
- (Anann) Deae Matronae of Ireland,
Goddess of fertility, prosperity and abundance. Anann is worshiped in
Munster Ireland as a goddess of Plenty.
- Queen of the Faery of North
- (Venus) Goddess of love,
young and beautiful, planet Venus, element Water. Aphrodite was
from the ocean foam said that when Cronos castrated Uranus and threw
member in the ocean, Aphrodite walked forward.
- Goddess of Air, protection.
- Welsh Goddess of Air.
- (Diana) Goddess of the new
moon. Healing and protection. As Diana, Goddess of Mars and the Full
then ruling psychic work, healing and protection. On Earth, she is
of the woods and the Hunt. In the Sky she is Phobe (Selene) Goddess of
the Moon; in the Underworld she is Hecate.
- Goddess of love. Planet Venus.
- (Ashtoeth) Goddess of love.
Planet Venus. Queen of Heaven with crescent horns. Ashtoreth, in hebrew.
- A Faery Queen of Ulster, Ireland.
Chuideachaidh Moire - The midwife
to the Virgin Mary, and a title given to St. Bridget.
- The Goddess who accompanies
troops into battle, of strategy.
Naomha - (Banna Naomha) A fish Goddess.
- Goddess of the Sun.
Cneisgel - Fertility Goddess.
- Goddess of love. Planet Venus.
Black Virgin - The Goddess worshiped
by the Dryadesses of Sena on the Isle D'e Sein. One of their major
sites later became the Chartres Cathedral.
- Daughter of Midir, King of
the Gaelic Underworld. She helped Cu Chulainn steal her father's magick
- (Boudiga) Queen of the Iceni
tribe who personally led a rebellion against the Romans in 61 A.D.
occurs a a name of a Goddess meaning Victory.
- The Divine Ancestress of the
Celtic Boii tribe. Her name means "white cow."
- Goddess of love.
- (Brigid) Goddess of Fire,
ruling Mars and the Moon. She is the triple goddess of poetry, healing
and smith craft. Psychic work and protection.
- Moon Goddess, psychic work,
healing and protection.
- Which means Good Mother. Irish
Goddess as a cow, similar to that of Hathor or Hera. Cally Berry -
Ireland's Goddess, who has been reduced from a nature spirit, the
of winter and the guardian of the wild deer, to a malignant
Hag. Her name is derived from the Indian Goddess Kali-Ma, Goddess of
- "Beautiful One" Muse of epic
- Goddess of Music.
- Goddess of Air.
- Wexford, Ireland Goddess, Gaelic
name of Wexford is Lock Garman (Loch gCarman). May have a Phoenician or
- Hag of winter. Gabhog &
- A Goddess of inspiration
who stood next to the Well of Knowledge constantly filling a vessel
its water and pouring it out without letting wisdom-seeking humans
- The Crooked Tooth; Wife
of Balor, the old God who appears in legend as the King of the
- Goddess of the Cauldron of
life. Moon Goddess. Psychic work, healing and protection.
- (Demeter) Mother Earth. Searched
the Earth for her other half, her daughter is Persephone.
- A great warrior in Irish legend.
- Muse of History.
of the Fair Hair - Irish Goddess
of great beauty.
- Goddess who was patron of
healing wells and springs.
Dearg - Red claw, ancient Goddess
who was said to be the sister of Latiaran.
- (Rhea) The mother Goddess.
Planet Saturn. Psychic workings.
- (See Ceres)
- A swan maiden, who fell
in love with Cu Chulainn, and was wounded by him.
- (See Artimis)
- Cattle Goddess of ancient Ireland.
- Goddess of the Fir Domnann;
the goddess brought in with the wave of the Firbolg invasion of Ireland.
- Warrior Goddess who was among
the Amazon instructors of Cu Chulainn, and whose sexual advances he
- A Fir-Tree Goddess.
Lacha - A Sea Goddess.
- A Goddess of poetry and inspiration.
- (Ebhlenn) The Goddess worshipped
in the county of Tipperary, Ireland. Her home was the 12 mountains of
the daughter of Guaire from Brugh na Boine, and married to a king of
Aughty - Daughter of the God
Nuada. She may be an ancient form of Anu.
- (Ethniu) Daughter of Danu and
Balor, wife of Mackinely or Cian, Mother of Lugh. May be equated with
- (Eile) The sister of Queen Maeve.
- Goddess of the woods, married
- "Beloved One" Muse of erotic
poetry or mime.
- Mother of Bres.
- Which means murder. She is
the mother of the Morrigu.
Euchen - A War Goddess killed by
Cu Chulainn when avenging the death of her three sons, whom he had
- A Warrior and Bird Goddess.
- Mother of the Goddess Macha.
- Muse of lyric poetry.
- Goddess of Poetry and Inspiration.
- Goddess of healing and pleasure,
lover of Cu Chulainn, and wife of Manannan mac Lir. Her name is
with the Latin Venus and Norse Vanir.
- War Goddess wife of Nuada, King
of Tara and the Tuatha.
- A seer who lived in the
Cruachen (gateway to hell), hill in western Ireland and appeared to
Maeve, attired in a gold crown with seven burnt-gold braids hainging
on her shoulders to fortell the queen's death.
- Daughter of Queen Medb who
died of shame.
- Was a Kundry, who originally
appears as a repulsive Hag, and then once kindness has been given her,
turns into a beautful woman.
- Woodland Goddess, ruler of
beasts. She rode a chariot pulled by deer. Her husband was Adammair, or
- Goddess of love, planet Venus.
- Mother Earth rules money and
healing. That which is earth herself.
Ogh - Ancient ageless giantess,
whose cart was drawn by elks.
- Daughter of the Sun in
of Gloucester - Warrior goddesses
who are rarely mentioned in literature, and who possibly connected to
- Egyptian Goddess, Moon Goddess
and of Venus. Psychic work, protection and healing.
- (Juventas) Goddess of Healing,
Youth and Beauty. Married Hercules.
- (Brimo, Diana) Goddess of the
Underworld, the Dark Moon. Planet Saturn, Psychic, divinations, healing
and protection by means of destroying.
- (Juno) Greek Goddess, Queen of
the Heavens, presided over marriages and births. A stately Matron
the symbol of the crown. Argus, a peacock is at her side. Her holiday
- (Vesta) Goddess of Fire.
- Goddess of health and healing.
- Goddess of the Sun.
- Goddess of the Planet Venus
and of fertility, some accounts say the Moon. Also a goddess of War and
Excellence in Battle.
Bhuidhe - Yellow-haired
girl, who was the sister of Latiaran. She was honored in Pagan Ireland
on May 6th with rituals around a sacred well.
- (Isolde, Esyllt, Essyllt Vyngwen)
Fine hair, Goddess connected with healing.
- Mother Goddess of love and
- Moon Goddess, Hers is the
spirit and ether, psychic healing, love and protection.
- (See Hera)
- East Indian Goddess of Fire,
birth and destruction - Shiva is her partner.
- (See Persephone)
- One of the three fates. She
rolls the thread of mortal lives on the spindle.
- A Harvast Goddess. She had
two sisters, Lasiar (flame) ruled spring, and Inghean Bhuidhe (yellow
- Mistress of Peace; the
spirit of life. Goddess of inspiration to the poet and singer. In
for her spirit, she burns them up; living off their life spirit so that
their earthly life is brief.
- Moon Goddess.
- Irish Goddess of healing and
- Beauty of women. Mermaid Goddess
associated with Lough Neagh.
- The Goddess worshiped at the
Lagan River in Ireland.
- (Selene) Moon Goddess, see Artemis.
- Goddess of Communication.
- (Maeve) Fairy Queen, whose name
- Earth Goddess.
- The Goddess of Hag's Head.
- Goddess of Love.
- Full Moon Goddess.
- Muse of Tragedy.
- Goddess of Wisdom.
- Goddess of Love.
- Mother of the muses, Goddess
- (Mongfhinn) White-haired
one. She is associated with Samhain; the crone, Goddess of Winter.
le Fay - She is derived of an
earlier Goddess of Fate - Fata Morgana.
- Are the three fates bearing
/ Morrigan - An Irish earth-goddess
of sovereignty. Like their Indo-European coevals, the Celtic goddesses
were regarded as local expressions of tribal boundaries. As a result,
was the Chieftain who was ritually mated to the endemic land-goddess as
exemplified by the Queen and probably High Priestess. Various
and topographical sites are esteemed as Morrighan's place of
proving her to be a land-deity, while contemporary scholars have begun
to question the imposed obsolete nomenclature of 'war-goddess'.
- Eastern Sea, Goddess of
the stormy ocean. A one-eyed crone who lived beneath the waves.
- Bird Goddess, crying "revenge,
revenge" on the Scandanavian sea pirates.
- (Nar) Fertility, Earth Goddess.
Any King who apparently slept with her died.
- Ungentle. Originally Assa, or
gentle one. Warrior Goddess of Ulster Ireland who defeated King after
- Goddess of great beauty, Lir's
Daughter, chose Ossian to be her lover.
- Goddess of Victory, shown as
a winged figure carrying a palm or wreath. Guiding the horses of
into war, or writing their name on a shield.
- New Moon Goddess.
- Goddess of Air, Heavens, her
animal representation is the cat.
- Moon Goddess, married to
Dionysus every year. She has given birth to the Minotaur. Pasiphae
- Goddess of Fire.
- (Kore) Earth Goddess, she
resides in both realms. Half of which she resides with Hades.
- Moon Goddess.
- Muse of Sacred Poetry.
- Nymph of the gardens and fruits,
holding the horn of plenty.
- War Goddess
and prophetess from Alba, Scotland, who taught the martial arts to Cu
who's name means woman who strikes
of the moon
Divine Ancestress of the Sequani tribe of France.
The Goddess of Spirit/Ether
of the Sea God Lir. Nymph of a river now known as Shannon.
of Uranus and Terra. Married Oceanus and gave birth to three thousand
Oceanids. She is pictured riding a shell chariot followed by dolphins;
of Comedy, seen holding a mask
of equality, peace and law. She sat by Zeus and aided as a counselor of
justice. Her attribute is the scales and a sword. We also see her
as a sign of the partiality of a judge.
of astronomy. Wears a starred gown and holds a globe.
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