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    Gayatri
    Goddess of Education.
    Gayatri is a Goddess of Education, she is depicted as seated on a red lotus,
    signifying wealth. She can appear with 5 heads and ten arms holding the weapons of Shiva,
    or accompanied by a white swan, holding a book to portray knowledge in one hand and a cure in the other.

    --~--

    Pantheon: Hindu
    Animals: Swan
    Colours: Red
    Plant/Tree: Lotus
    Symbols: Swan, Red Lotus
    ~~~~~
    Sol Invictus
    Sun God.
    Sol Invictus ("Unconquered Sun") is the Sun God and a patron of soliders.
    It's thought that the date of 25 December for Christmas was chosen to correspond with the
    Roman festival of Dies Natalis Solis Invicti.
    --~--

    Pantheon: Roman
    Abode: Sun
    Offerings: Lights, Candles
    Planet: Sun
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    Britomartis
    Virgin Goddess of the Hunt
    Britomartis ("sweet maiden", "sweet virgin") was the Minoan goddess of mountains and hunting and nets.
    She is also known as Diktynna ("Lady of the Nets") in Crete and as Aphaea ("without light") in Aegina.
    According to myths, whilst being persued by Minos, who had attempted to seduce, she threw herself
    in the sea to escape and was caught in the fishing nets.
    --~--

    Pantheon: Minoan
    Abode: Mountains, Sea
    Animals: Dogs, Snakes
    Element: Water
    Symbols: Nets, Axes, Dogs
    ~~~~~
    Enki
    God of the Sea and River.
    Enki ("Lord of the Earth") (Akkadian Ea) was a Sumerian god of the sub-terranean fresh water ocean (abuzu)
    and associated with wisdom, magic, incantations and the arts and crafts of civilisation.
    He was seen as a provider of fresh water, a creator god and the determiner of fates and destinies.
    He helps mankind escape the flood sent by the other gods to destroy them. His sacred number was 40.
    He was often depicted with two streams of water emanating from his shoulders, representing the Tigris and Euphrates.
    --~--

    Pantheon: Sumerian
    Animals: Fish
    Consort: Damgalnuna
    Element: Water
    Offerings: Fish, Water
    Planet: Mercury
    Symbols: Capricorn, Goat-Fish, Water, Horned Crown
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    Ninlil
    Goddess of the air, and the South Wind
    Ninlil ("lady of the open field" or "Lady of the Air") is the wife on Enlil, she is often called "mother" or
    "merciful mother" and may be a form of Mother Goddess. As a benevolent and merciful goddess she intercedes with Enlil on behalf of mortals. She is the mother of the moon god, Sin and daughter of Haia, god of the store and Ninshebargunu, the goddess of agriculture.
    --~--
    Pantheon: Sumerian
    Consort: Enlil
    Crystal: Carnelian
    Element: Air
    Offerings: Barley, Grain
    ~~~~~
    Hodr
    Blind god of darkness and winter.
    Hodr (Hod, Hoder, or Hodur) was the blind Norse God who was tricked by Loki into killing his brother Baldor with an arrow made from Mistletoe. He is the son of Odin and Frigg and was killed in an act of revenge by his brother Vali.
    --~--
    Pantheon: Norse
    Plant/Tree: Mistletoe
    Symbols: Bow
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    Mylitta
    Moon Goddess of love, beauty, fertility and childbirth
    Mullissu is the wife of the Assyrian god Ashur.
    In royal inscriptions the king is presented as the son of the goddess Mullissu.
    She was also seen as an aspect of Istar, the goddess of love.
    --~--

    Pantheon: Babylonian
    Animals: Cow
    Consort: Ashur
    Plant/Tree: Date Palm
    Symbols: Sun Disks, Cow
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    Lieaibolmmai
    God of the hunt, the god of adult men.
    Lieaibolmmai or Leibolmai was the deity for hunting in Sami shamanism.
    He was the ruler of the wild animals in the forests, and the hunters made sacrifices in his honour
    to obtain good hunting. He lives in Alder trees and appears to humans in the form of a bear.
    During the bear festival, hunters sprinkled their faces with a mixture of alder bark and water to honor him.
    --~--

    Pantheon: Sami
    Abode: Forests
    Animals: Bear
    Colours: Brown, Red
    Plant/Tree: Alder
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    Cloacina
    Goddess who presided over the system of sewers in Rome

    Cloacina was the goddess who presided over the Cloaca Maxima and was originally came from Etruscan mythology.
    She was worshipped as an aspect of Venus at the Shrine of Venus Cloacina.
    She was also worshipped as the goddess of purity and the goddess of filth.
    --~--

    Pantheon: Roman
    Abode: Rivers, Sewers
    Element: Water
    Offerings: Incense
    Plant/Tree: Myrtle
    Symbols: Incense Burner
    ~~~~~
    Radegast
    God of hospitality, fertility, and crops

    Radegast, (“Dear guest”) was the god of hospitality.
    Mt. Radhost is traditionally associated with the worship of Radegast.
    He is also the god of war, night, fire and the evening sky.
    --~--

    Pantheon: Slavic
    Abode: Mountain
    Colours: Black
    Element: Earth
    Symbols: Mountains, Cornucopia
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    Nerio
    Ancient war goddess and valor.
    Nerio was an ancient war goddess and the personification of valor.
    She was identified with Bellona and sometimes Minerva.
    In old myths and practices Nerio is said to be the wife of Mars.
    --~--

    Pantheon: Roman
    Colours: Red
    Consort: Mars
    Planet: Mars
    ~~~~~
    Abonsam
    Spirit of Accidents and Disease
    Abonsam is a malevolant spirit said to cause accidents and disease.
    A ritual to drive the spirit into the sea begins with four weeks of silence,
    followed by removing all the furniture and beating the interiors with sticks
    and loud noises to drive him out.
    --~--

    Pantheon: African
    Abode: Forests, Houses
    Time: October
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    Heqet
    Goddess of childbirth and fertility

    She a Frog Goddess, which are symbols of life and fertility.
    Heqet was usually depicted as a frog, or a woman with a frog's head.
    She is associated with the flooding of the Nile, the germination of corn and childbirth.
    Midwives were often called the Servants of Heqet and women in childbirth often wore amulets depicting Heqet.
    --~--

    Pantheon: Egyptian
    Animals: Frogs
    Consort: Khnum
    Element: Water
    Offerings: Corn
    Plant/Tree: Lotus
    Symbols: Frog, Lotus
    ~~~~~

    Apu
    God or spirit of mountains.

    Apu was a god or spirit of mountains and the important mountains all had their own Apu,
    and some of them receive sacrifices to bring out certain aspects of their being.
    These spirits live in both the middle and upper worlds, and can intercede for humanity.
    The apu also served as protectors, watching over their surrounding lands and protecting the people,
    livestock and crops.
    --~--

    Pantheon: Inca
    Abode: Mountains, Rocks
    Element: Air
    Offerings: Corn Beer (Chicha), Coca Leaves
    Plant/Tree: Coca
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    Hemera
    Goddess of the Day
    Hemera was the personification of day and one of the Greek primordial deities.
    She is the goddess of the daytime. Each morning, Hemera dispelled the night,
    bringing the shining light of heaven to the earth.
    --~--

    Pantheon: Greek
    Colours: White
    Consort: Aether
    Element: Air
    Symbols: Light
    Time: Daytime
    ~~~~~
    Shed
    Protective and Saviour deity
    Shed was a protective and Savior god who became popular during the New Kingdom.
    He is usually depicted as a child or a youth wearing a sidelock, fighting against dangerous animals.
    He was invoked as protector against snake bites and scorpion stings.
    He was popular with ordinary Egyptians being called upon to save them from illness, misfortune or danger.
    --~--

    Pantheon: Egyptian
    Abode: Desert, Rivers
    Animals: Scorpion, Serpents, Lion
    Symbols: Chariot, Sidelock, Snakes
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    Persephone
    Goddess of the Underworld
    Persephone is the daughter of Zeus and Demeter.
    She is queen of the underworld and a goddess of vegetation,
    she was worshipped alongside her mother Demeter in the Eleusinian Mysteries.
    The myth of her abduction by Hades represents her function as the personification
    of vegetation which shoots forth in spring and withdraws into the earth after harvest.
    --~--

    Pantheon: Greek
    Abode: Underworld, Fields
    Consort: Hades
    Element: Earth
    Offerings: Seeds, Grain, Flowers, Pomegranate
    Plant/Tree: Mint
    Symbols: Pomegranate
    Time: Spring

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    Consus
    Chthonic god protecting grain storage.
    Consus was the protector of grains and storage bins, which were stored in underground vaults.
    He was represented by a grain seed. The was an altar to Consus located near the Cricus Maximus.
    His festivals were the Consualia, on August 21 and December 15.
    --~--

    Pantheon: Roman
    Abode: Undergound
    Animals: Horses, Mules
    Element: Earth
    Offerings: Garlands, Flowers, Corn Seed
    Planet: Mars
    Symbols: Corn Seed
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    Zaria
    The Goddess Of Beauty
    Associated with the morning, Zaria was known to her worshippers as "the heavenly bride."
    She was greeted at dawn as "the brightest maiden, pure, sublime, honorable."
    --~--

    Pantheon: Slavic
    Animals: Horses
    Planet: Venus
    Plant/Tree: World Tree
    Time: Morning, Dawn
    ~~~~~
    Napkiraly
    God of the Sun
    Meaning "King of the Sun". He rides his silver-haired horse
    from East to West every day, seeing everything below him.
    --~--

    Pantheon: Hungarian
    Abode: Sky
    Animals: Horse
    Direction: East to West
    Planet: Sun
    Time: Daylight
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