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Dea Artio, Bear-goddess of the Gauls.

Celtic Bear: Ursula - In Celtic myth the bear is a symbol of great strength and power.

Yuki-Onne (Japanese.) A Goddess of death who chills into numbness those who will die, making their death peaceful. She cuts the cord at life’s end.

The Morrigan~ Celtic Goddess of War. As a Triple Goddess, The Morrigan's three aspects were Neaim, Macha, and Badb. The Morrigan was a shape-shifter, who would usually take on the form of a raven or a crow. Goddess of battle, strife & fertility.

ADSULLATA (British) A Goddess of hot springs who came to Brittany from Celtic Gaul. She is the origin of the Anglo-Celtic sun Goddess Sul, and was most likely a minor sun Goddess in her own right before the time when the Celts relegated the majority of their sun images to male deities, and moon images to female ones.

Frigg is described as a goddess associated with foreknowledge and wisdom. Frigg is the wife of the major god Odin and dwells in the wetland halls of Fensalir, is famous for her foreknowledge and is ambiguously associated with the Earth. Jörð (Old Norse 'Earth'). The children of Frigg and Odin include the thunder god Thor and the gleaming god Baldr.

Fódla (pronounced FO-la) is the Celtic Goddess of the power of Ireland. She is one of the Tuatha de Danaan, the people of the Goddess Danu. When the Milesians arrived in Ireland and conquered them, Fódla and her two sisters, Ériu and Banba, all asked that the island be named for them. Ériu won the request, but Fódla’s name continued to be used on occasion. Fódla’s husband MacCecht was one of the last kings of the Tuatha de Danaan. Fódla’s name, which means “a sod of earth,”

Sekhmet was originally the warrior goddess. It was said that her breath created the desert. She was seen as the protector of the pharaohs and led them in warfare. Also is a solar deity

Caer Ibormeith Irish Goddess of sleep and dreams; and perhaps a less violent version of Mare; daughter of Ethal Anubail, a faery king of Connacht. She often took the form of a swan who lived on a lake called Dragon’s Mouth, and wore a copious golden chain with 130 golden balls on a silver chain about her slender neck.

Ceto, goddess of the dangers of the ocean and of sea monsters.

MACHA ~ Goddess of Sovereignty. She is a Triple Goddess Morrigan associated with the goddess of war and peace. Macha was also a leader of wisdom, physical strength, sexuality, fertility, and mastery over men.

The Bona Dea is a very ancient and holy Roman Goddess of Women and Healing, who was worshipped exclusively by women. Her true name is sometimes said to be Fauna, which means “She Who Wishes Well.” Fauna was considered Her secret name, not to be spoken–especially by men–so She is usually referred to by the name the women called Her: Bona Dea, or the “Good Goddess”.

Loki Laufeyson is best known as the God of Mischief. He is one of the three Gods who gifted humankind with life. He is the God of the Hearthfire, a place more commonly held by Goddesses in other pantheons. He is the mother of Sleipnir, Odin’s eight-legged stead. Some of His other children include Fenrir, the World-Eating Wolf; Jörmungandr, the Midgard-Serpent; and Hel, the Giantess-Goddess of the Underworld. Loki is also the patron God of Ergi, or, Unmanly Behavior.

Celtic (Irish). One of the triple Goddesses of the Celtic pantheon. She is the daughter of The Dagda, the All Father of the Tuatha de Danann, one of the most ancient people of Northern Europe. Some say there are actually three Brighids; one is in charge of poetry and inspiration; one is in charge of midwifery and healing, and the last is in charge of crafts and smiths.

In Celtic polytheism, Belisama or Bηλησαμα (Bēlēsama) was a goddess worshipped in Gaul and Britain. She was connected with lakes and rivers, fire, crafts and light. Belisama was identified with Minerva/Athena and has been compared with Brigid. She has been claimed to be the consort of Belenus, with whom she shared certain attributes. Her name has been interpreted to mean "summer bright".

Hestia - Greek Goddess of Hearth

In Greek mythology Demeter was the most generous of the great Olympian goddesses. The Greek goddess Demeter was an ancient goddess beloved for her service to mankind in giving them the gift of the harvest, the reward for cultivation of the soil.

Nu Gua The Chinese creator goddess who created the first humans from yellow earth, after Heaven and Earth had separated. Since this process was too tedious and time-consuming she dipped a rope into mud and then swung it about her. Soon the earth around her was covered with lumps of mud. The handmade figurines became the wealthy and the noble; those that arose from the splashes of mud were the poor and the common. Chinese religious beliefs, rituals, philosophy, deities and mythology

Hera - was the Olympian queen of the gods and the goddess of women and marriage. She was also a goddess of the sky and starry heavens. She was usually depicted as a beautiful woman wearing a crown and holding a royal, lotus-tipped staff.

Greek goddess of the night, Nyx. Art by Jeff Wack.