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    Goddess//God for today

    January 21st 2016

    Spes

    Goddess of hope.

    Spes is a Goddess of hope. A temple to "ancient Hope" (Spes vetus) was supposed to have been located near the Praenestine Gate. Spes was one of the divine personifications in the Imperial cult of the Virtues.
    Greek counterpart of Spes was Elpis.
    --~--
    Pantheon: Roman
    Abode: Temples
    Element: Air

    ~~~~~~~~~ ~~~~~~~~~~ ~~~~~~~~~~
    Apis

    Bull God.

    Apis is a Bull God worshipped in the Memphis region, who served as an intermediary between humans and the divine. Apis was a protector of the deceased, and linked to the pharaoh. Apis was originally the Herald of Ptah.
    --~--
    Pantheon: Egyptian
    Animals: Bull
    Colours: Black
    Symbols: Sun Disc

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    Dziewona-- Virgin Goddess.

    ~~~~ ~~~~ ~~~~

    Dziewona is a Virgin Goddess who is the huntress of the forest.
    She is the equivalent of the Roman goddess Diana.
    --~--

    Pantheon: Slavic
    Abode: Forests
    Symbols: Bow
    ~~~~~

    Maru~~ God of war.

    Maru is a God of war. He is the son of Rangihore
    (god of rocks and stones) and the grandson of Maui.
    He is also the god of fresh water, streams and rivers.
    --~--

    Pantheon: Maori
    Element: Water
    Planet: Mars
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    Uzume
    Goddess of the dawn.
    Uzume (Ame-no-Uzume-no-mikoto) is a Goddess of dawn, mirth and revelry. She helped entice Amaterasu, the sun Goddess, out of hiding in her Heavenly Rock Cave to restore light to the earth.
    --~--

    Pantheon: Japanese
    Consort: Sarutahiko Okami
    Direction: East
    Time: Dawn
    ~~~~~~~~~ ~~~~~~~~~~ ~~~~~~~~~~~~

    Izanagi
    Forefather of the gods.
    Izanagi is a God and the forefather of the gods, god of creation and life. With his sister and wife, Izanami, they gave birth to the many islands of Japan. He beheaded Kagu-tsuchi with his sword, and cut his body into eight pieces, which became volcanoes.
    --~--

    Pantheon: Japanese
    Consort: Izanami
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    Venus
    Goddess of Beauty and Love.
    Venus is a Goddess of Beauty, Love, sex, fertility and prosperity.
    Her Greek counterpart is Aphrodite. Venus' statues, and her worshipers,
    wore myrtle crowns at her festivals. She had a temple on the Aventine Hill.
    Her festivals were Veneralia (April 1), Vinalia urbana (April 23) and Vinalia Rustica (August 19).
    She was the patron goddess of Julius Caesar.
    --~--

    Pantheon: Roman
    Crystal: Rose Quartz
    Offerings: Wine
    Planet: Venus
    Plant/Tree: Rose, Myrtle
    Time: April
    ~~~~~~ ~~~~~~ ~~~~~~~
    Hephaestus
    God of Smiths and Fire.
    Hephaestus is a God blacksmiths, craftsmen, artisans, sculptors, metals,
    metallurgy, fire and volcanoes. His Roman equivalent is Vulcan.
    He made all the weapons of the gods in Olympus. He was given Aphrodite’s
    hand in marriage by Zeus to prevent conflict over her between the other gods.
    --~--

    Pantheon: Greek
    Abode: Mount Olympus
    Consort: Aphrodite, Aglaea
    Element: Fire
    Symbols: Hammer, Anvil, Tongs
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    Bhuvaneshvari
    Creator Goddess.

    Bhuvaneshvari ("Queen of the Universe") is a Creator Goddess and one of the ten Mahavidya goddesses.
    All the Universe is her body and all beings are ornaments on her infinite being.

    --~--


    Pantheon: Hindu
    Colours: Yellow, Red
    Consort: Lord Lingaraj

    ~~~~~

    Agwu Nsi
    God of medicine men.

    Agwu Nsi is a God of medicine men, divination and healing.
    He is also god of poets, healing, and divine madness.
    He was worshipped for powers of healing with medicinal herbs.

    --~--


    Pantheon: African
    Plant/Tree: Medicinal Herbs
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    MAT

    Matka Gabia
    Goddess of the home and hearth.

    Matka Gabia (Gabija) is a Goddess of home, hearth,
    and patron of their care. She could take the form of a cat,
    stork or rooster, or she could appear as a woman clothed in red.
    --~--

    Pantheon: Slavic
    Animals: Cat, Stork
    Colours: Red
    Offerings: Bread, Salt
    Symbols: Fire
    ~~~~~~
    MAGEC
    God of the Sun.

    Magec ("possesses radiance") is a God of the Sun and the light.
    According to legend, Magec was captured by Guayota and held prisoner
    inside the Teide volcano.
    --~--

    Pantheon: African
    Planet: Sun
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    Mania
    Goddess of the Underworld and the dead. 1-28-2016
    Mania (Manea) is a Goddess of the Underworld and the dead.
    She ruled the underworld with Mantus. She was said to be the mother of ghosts,
    the undead, and other spirits of the night.
    --~--

    Pantheon: Roman
    Abode: Underworld
    Consort: Mantus
    Element: Earth
    Time: Night
    ~~~~~
    Puhaorangi
    Celestial God.
    Puhaorangi is a celestial God who descended from the heavens to sleep with
    the beautiful maiden Te Kuraimonoa.
    --~--

    Pantheon: Maori
    Abode: Rangiatea
    Consort: Te Kuraimonoa
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    Friday January 29th 2016
    Durga
    Warrior Goddess.
    Durga ("the Invincible") is a Warrior Goddess. Her festival is the Durga Puja,
    which marks the victory of Goddess Durga over the evil buffalo demon Mahishasura.
    --~--

    Pantheon: Hindu
    Abode: Forest of Madamba Kadamba
    Animals: Lion, Tiger
    Consort: Shiva
    Planet: Mars
    Plant/Tree: Lotus Flower
    Symbols: Trident, Spear, Sword
    Time: October
    ~~~~~
    Raedie
    Creator God.
    Raedie (Radien-attje, Jubmel, Vearalden Olmai, Waralden Olmai) is the
    great creator God of the world. A sacrificial pole was erected every autumn,
    symbolizing the world-pillar. He was also the “giver of life” and was considered
    the god of fertility.
    --~--

    Pantheon: Sami
    Consort: Maadteraahka
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    Anagke
    Goddess of Destiny.
    Anagke (Ananke, Anangke, Anance) is a Goddess of Destiny, necessity and fate,
    depicted as holding a spindle. She marks the beginning of the cosmos,
    along with Chronos. Her Roman counterpart was Necessitas.
    --~--

    Pantheon: Greek
    Symbols: Spindle
    ~~~~~~
    Bel
    God of Fire and the Sun.
    Bel (Belenos, Belenus) is a God of Fire and the Sun. He was worshipped in Gaul,
    Britain and Spain. He is particularly associated with Cornwall.
    --~--

    Pantheon: Celtic
    Element: Fire
    Offerings: Fruit, Cake
    Planet: Sun
    Plant/Tree: Oak
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    Umay
    Goddess of fertility and virginity.
    Umay (Umai) is a Goddess of fertility and virginity. She is an earth-mother goddess
    and protector of women and children. She is mostly depicted together with a child.
    --~--

    Pantheon: Turkish
    Abode: Sky
    Colours: Yellow
    Element: Earth
    Symbols: Yellow
    ~~~~~~~~~~~~
    Ay Dede
    Moon God.
    Ay Dede (Ay Ata, Ay Tanri) is a God of the Moon who lives on the sixth floor
    of the sky with Sun Mother. GŁn Ana is symbol of warmness and hotness, Ay Dede is symbol of coldness.
    --~--

    Pantheon: Turkish
    Consort: G�
    Planet: Moon
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