Brigid: Irish & Celtic deity of all things perceived to be of relatively high dimensions & of higher knowledge (wisdom, crafts, excellence in warfare, etc.) Daughter of the Dagda. Consort of Bres. Has two sisters, also named Brigid, and is considered a triple goddess. Welsh equivalent is Fraid, Scottish is Brìghde/Brìde, Gaulish is Brigindū, & British is Brigantia.
Samhain is coming! It's time to Decorate our homes, our Altars... and prepare... One thing I Love about Samhain/Halloween is the Faeries... It is an Ancient Celtic belief that on Samhain the Faerie mounds open and the Sidhe--the faeries (pronounced "Shee")--swarm. Some believe the Sidhe are the spirits of the dead, others the Tuatha ("Too'ha")de Dannan. Either way, it is a time to give Offerings to the Fae Folk and to Honor our Ancestors... #Samhain #Wiccan Holidays #Pagan #Faeries #Fairy
In Greek Mythology Medusa, one of the three Gorgons, daughter of Phorcys and Ceto. She was the only one of the Gorgons who was subject to mortality. She is celebrated for her personal charms and the beauty of her locks. Neptune became enamoured of her, and obtained her favours in the temple of Minerva. This violation of the sanctity of the temple provoked Minerva, and she changed the beautiful locks of Medusa, which had inspired Neptune’s love to serpents. According to Apollodorus, Medusa an
Arianrhod was one of the major Celtic Goddesses, known often as the goddess of the silver wheel. Worshipped as a goddess of feminine power, fertility, and the moon, Arianrhod played a very important part in Celtic mythology
✯ Danu Of The Celts is the Mother goddess in Irish religion of the Tuatha Dé Danann pantheon. As the mother of the gods, Danu has strong parallels with the Welsh literary figure (or goddess) Dôn, who is the mother figure of the medieval tales in the Mabinogion. Danu was considered as the mythic mother goddess of the Tuatha Dé Danann, the Celtic tribes that first invaded Ireland. It is also thought that she may also be a goddess of war.-:¦:- Artist Dean Morrissey ✯
The maid, the Mother and the Crone-The Norns - Norse - govern fate, Urd - what has been, Verdandi - what is, Skuld - what is to come. They spin the threads and weave the tapestry of fate for each person's life. The length of the thread is the life span, even the Gods have their own threads but they are hidden. Everything is predetermined by destiny.
Shakti, the Great Goddess means “Cosmic Energy."Woman is the creator of the universe the universe is her form; woman is the foundation of the world, she is the true form of the body. In woman is the form of all things, of all that lives and moves in the world. There is no jewel rarer than woman, no condition superior to that of a woman.