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    Don
    Goddess of the Heavens, Air, Sea, and the Moon.

    Don was a Welsh mother goddess, the counterpart of the Irish Danu.
    She is the mother of Arianrhod, Gwydion, Gilfaethwy, Gofannon, Eufydd, Elestron and Amaethon.
    Llys Don "The Court of Don" is the traditional Welsh name for the constellation Cassiopeia.

    --~--

    Pantheon: Welsh
    Animals: Snakes, Fish, Mares, Seagull, Goats
    Colours: Green, Silver, Blue, Black
    Consort: Beli
    Crystal: Onyx, Jet, Amber, Hag stones, Lead, Gold
    Direction: North, East, West
    Element: Earth, Air, Water
    Incense: Holly, Juniper, Yew, Myrrh, Cypress
    Planet: Cassiopeia
    Plant/Tree: Comfrey, Elm, Ivy, Juniper, Apple trees
    Symbols: Cauldron
    Tarot Card: The Empress
    Time: Yule, Imbolc
    ~~~~~

    Apollo
    God of Music

    Apollo (Apollon, Apellon, Phoebus Apollo, Aplu) was a god of light and the sun, truth and prophecy,
    healing, plague, music, and poetry. As the patron of Delphi (Pythian Apollo),
    Apollo was an oracular god, the prophetic deity of the Delphic Oracle. Medicine and healing are associated with Apollo.
    --~--

    Pantheon: Greek
    Animals: Raven, Snakes
    Colours: Yellow, Orange, Gold
    Consort: Daphne
    Day: Sunday
    Direction: South
    Incense: Frankincense, Myrrh
    Musical Instrument: Lyre
    Planet: The Sun
    Plant/Tree: Bay Laurel, Palm Tree, Apple Tree, Poplar Tree, Mistletoe
    Symbols: Laurel Wreath, Bow and arrows, sacrificial tripod, 7
    Tarot Card: The Sun
    Time: Yule, Midsummer, May
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    Juturna
    Goddess of fountains, wells, and springs.

    She was a sister of Turnus and the mother of Fontus by Janus.
    She was turned into a water nymph by Juipter, with whom she was having a secret affair.
    She has sacred wells at Lavinium, Latium, and another near the temple to Vesta in the Forum Romanum.
    The festival of Juturnalia was celebrated on January 11. She was originally the spirit of the river Numicus.
    --~--

    Pantheon: Roman
    Abode: Fountains, Wells, Springs
    Consort: Janus
    Element: Water
    Offerings: Milk, Oil
    Symbols: Fire, Water, Fountains
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    Bacchus
    God of Wine

    The Roman god of wine and intoxication, equated with the Greek Dionysus.
    His festival was celebrated on March 16 and 17.
    The Bacchanalia, a wild and mystic festival to Bacchus that were notorious for their sexual character,
    were introduced in Rome around 200BC.
    --~--

    Pantheon: Roman
    Animals: Bull, Serpent
    Consort: Ariadne
    Element: Earth
    Offerings: Honey, Wine, Figs
    Plant/Tree: Fennel, Pine, Ivy
    Symbols: Thyrsus, grapevine, leopard skin, panther, tiger, leopard
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    Mut
    Mother goddess
    Mut was the mother goddess and queen of the gods at Thebes.
    She was considered a primal deity, associated with the waters from which everything was born.
    Her main cult center was the temple in Karnak,
    which had a statue that was regarded as an embodiment of her real ka.
    --~--

    Pantheon: Egyptian
    Animals: Vulture, Cobra, Cat
    Colours: Red, Blue
    Consort: Amun
    Element: Water
    Symbols: Vulture, Ankh, Double Crown
    ~~~~~
    Ikenga
    God of fortune and industry
    Ikenga ("place of strength") is a horned Alusi (deity) of the Igbo people in southeastern Nigeria.
    Ikenga is a personal god of human endeavor, achievement, success, and victory.
    Ikenga is grounded in the belief that the power for a man to accomplish things is in his right hand.
    He is the Alusi of Time, Success and Achievement.
    --~--

    Pantheon: African
    Colours: Red
    Offerings: Yam, cock, wine, kolanuts, alligator pepper
    Planet: Mars
    Plant/Tree: Iroko tree
    Symbols: 3, Sword, Tusk, Rams Horns
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    Chicomecoatl
    Goddess of agriculture.
    Chicomecoatl
    Chicomecoatl ("seven snakes") is a Goddess of agriculture, nourishment, plenty and the female aspect of corn.
    She is depicted with her body and face painted red, wearing a rectangular headdress.
    The number seven was associated with luck and generative power.
    --~--

    Pantheon: Aztec
    Abode: Fields
    Animals: Snakes
    Colours: Red
    Consort: Centeotl
    Element: Earth
    Symbols: Corn, Headress, Flowers
    Time: September
    ~~~~~
    Pacha Camac
    Chthonic creator god.
    Pacha Kamaq ("Creator of the World") was believed to have created the first man and woman,
    but forgot to give them food and the man died. He was the sky god who created the sun, the moon and the people.
    Pachacamac was also believed to be invisible and was never represented in art.
    --~--

    Pantheon: Inca
    Abode: Air
    Consort: Mama Pacha
    Planet: Sun
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    Benten
    Goddess of everything that flows
    Benzaiten is the goddess of everything that flows: water, words, speech, eloquence, music and knowledge.
    She became one of the Seven Gods of Fortune. She is also a goddess of beauty,
    mothers wishing attractive daughters fasted and prayed for seven days at the temple of Benzaiten.
    --~--
    Pantheon: Japanese
    Abode: Caverns
    Animals: Dragons, Sea Serpents
    Colours: Bue, Silver, White, Yellow
    Crystal: Conch, Mother of pearl, Iron, Gold
    Direction: East, West
    Element: Air, Water
    Musical Instrument: Lute
    Offerings: Honey, Yellow flowers, Wild berries
    Planet: Venus
    Plant/Tree: Lotus, Waterlillies, Yellow flowers
    Symbols: Sword, Bow and arrow, Wheel, Key, Axe, Spear, Pestle
    Tarot Card: Cups
    Time: Summer Solstice
    ~~~~~
    Haumia-tiketike
    God of wild or uncultivated food
    He is the god of wild or uncultivated foods and is strongly associated with fernroot.
    His brother Rongo is the God all cultivated plants. He was a son of Rangi and Papa,
    the primordial parents, the sky father and the earth mother who lie locked together in a tight embrace.
    --~--

    Pantheon: Maori
    Element: Earth
    Offerings: fernroot, wild berries
    Plant/Tree: Fernroot
    Symbols: Fernroot, Sickle
    Time: Summer
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    Aphrodite
    Goddess of Love and Beauty
    Aphrodite ("foam-arisen"), goddess of love, beauty, pleasure, and procreation.
    Her Roman equivalent is the Venus. She was said to have been born when Cronus severed Uranus' genitals
    and threw them into the sea. Her festival, Aphrodisia, was celebrated across Greece.
    --~--

    Pantheon: Greek
    Abode: Mount Olympus
    Animals: Dolphin, Dove, Sparrow, Swan, Goose, Partridge
    Colours: Yellow, Gold, Pink, Red, Copper, Sea Green
    Consort: Hephaestus, Dionysus, Ares, Adonis
    Crystal: Copper, Rose Quartz, Aventurine
    Day: Friday
    Element: Water
    Offerings: Apples, Pomegranates, Frankincense, Myrrh, Perfume, Chocolates, Roses, Myrtle, Honey, Wine
    Planet: Venus, The Sun
    Plant/Tree: Rose, Myrtle, Apples, Lime Tree
    Symbols: Scallop Shell, Girdle, Mirror, 6
    Tarot Card: The Lovers
    Time: Summer Solstice
    ~~~~~
    Veles
    God of cattle, commerce, music, divination and the underworld
    Veles (Volos) is a God of the earth, waters and the underworld, associated with dragons, cattle, magic,
    musicians, wealth and trickery. He is said to punish oath-breakers with diseases.
    He is the opponent of the thunder god, Perun, from whom he steals Perun's son, wife or, usually, cattle.
    Veles was seen as a huge serpent coiling around the roots of the world tree where he ruled the world of dead.
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    Pantheon: Slavic
    Abode: World Tree
    Animals: Serpent, Cattle, Bear, Wolf, Dragons
    Colours: Green, Black, Blue, Red
    Consort: Luna Diana
    Crystal: Obsidian, Jet, Onyx, Jasper, Garnet, Bloodstone
    Day: Sunday
    Direction: North, West
    Element: Earth, Water
    Incense: Cedar, Wormwood, Clove, Ginger
    Offerings: Wine, Wheat
    Planet: Mercury
    Plant/Tree: Cedar, Oak, Pine, Hawthorn, Holly, Ivy, Mistletoe
    Symbols: Wool, Serpents, Cattle, Horns
    Tarot Card: Cups, Pentacles
    Time: Veija Noc, Ostara, Veles Feast Day - 12th February
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    Chia
    Moon Goddess
    Chia ("the one who is like the moon"), is a triple goddess and one of the most important of the
    Colombian Muisca deities. The element, the Cold, was assigned to Chia. Chia was the head deity of the Zipa ruler,
    and her temple in Cundinamarca was an important religious center. It is said that Bochica turned her into an owl,
    or threw her into the sky where she became the moon.
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    Pantheon: Colombian
    Animals: Owl
    Direction: West
    Element: Water
    Offerings: Gold, Ceramic Artwork
    Planet: Moon
    ~~~~~
    Tir
    God of wisdom.
    God of wisdom, culture, science and studies, he also was an interpreter of dreams.
    He was the messenger of the gods and was associated with Apollo and Hermes. Tir's temple was located near Artashat.
    He kept record of the good and evil deeds of men for a future day of reckoning.
    --~--

    Pantheon: Armenian
    Animals: Lion, Horse, Ox, Sheep, Eagle, Crane, Swallow
    Element: Air
    Musical Instrument: Lyre
    Planet: Mercury
    Symbols: Writing, Arrow
    Symbols: Moon, Water
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    Anna Perenna
    Goddess of the circle of the year
    An old Roman goddess of the circle of the year and of long life and renewal, health and plenty, her festival
    was on the Ides of March (March 15th). Offerings were made to her so that the circle of the year may be completed
    happily and to ensure a healthy year. The River Numicius was considered sacred to Anna Perenna.
    She can appear as an old woman or a young maiden.
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    Pantheon: Roman
    Abode: Sacred Grove
    Animals: Hedgehogs, Boars, Crows, Frogs, Bees, Rabbits
    Colours: Light green, Red-Voilet, Silver
    Crystal: Aquamarine, Moonstone, Clear Quartz, Bloodstone, Jasper Aventurine, Silver
    Day: Friday
    Direction: North
    Element: Earth
    Incense: Honeysuckle, Sandalwood, Jasmine, Lavender, Vanilla, Pine
    Offerings: Cakes, Wine, Dancing, Music
    Planet: Venus, Moon
    Plant/Tree: Fruit Trees, Rose, Foxglove, Voilet, Daffodil, Birch, Elder
    Symbols: Circular Items, Rings, Wheels, Wreaths
    Tarot Card: The Moon, The Empress
    Time: March 15, First Full Moon Of A New Year, Ostara
    ~~~~~
    Omoikane
    God of wisdom and intelligence
    Omoikane ("serving one's thoughts.") is a Shinto god of wisdom and intelligence.
    He was called upon to give good counsel in the deliberations of the heavenly deities.
    --~--
    Pantheon: Japanese
    Element: Air
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    Mokosh
    Goddess of fertility, home and earth
    She watches over spinning and weaving, shearing of sheep, and protects women in child birth.
    She is represented as a woman with uplifted hands and flanked by two plow horses.
    She was also associated with spell casting.
    --~--
    Pantheon: Slavic
    Animals: Horses
    Consort: Perun
    Element: Water
    Symbols: Horses, Rain, Mokosh Stones
    ~~~~~
    Huitzilopochtli
    God of will and the sun, patron of war and fire, the lord of the South.
    Huitzilopochtli
    Huitzilopochtli is a God of war, sun, human sacrifice and the patron of the city of Tenochtitlan.
    He was represented as a hummingbird, a black face, and holding a scepter and a mirror.
    Panquetzaliztli (7 December to 26 December) was the Aztec month dedicated to Huitzilopochtli.
    In the great temple his statue was decorated with cloth, feathers, gold, and jewels.
    --~--
    Pantheon: Aztec
    Planet: Sun
    Symbols: Hummingbird, Feathers, Mirror
    Time: Panquetzaliztli
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    Nixi
    Goddesses of childbirth.
    The Nixi (Dii Nixi, Nixae) were a triad of Goddesses associated with childbirth,
    they were invoked by women in labor and who assisted in giving birth.
    A statue of three kneeling nixi or nixae stood in front of the Temple of Minerva on the Capitoline Hill.
    --~--
    Pantheon: Roman
    Element: Water
    ~~~~~
    Hades
    Ruler of the Underworld
    Hades ("the unseen") was the Greek god of the underworld.
    He was the son of Cronus and Rhea. He is often depecited with the three-headed dog Cerberus.
    Persephone was the wife of Hades, daughter of Demeter, whom he abducted while picking flowers.
    In protest, Demeter laid a curse on the land and the earth would remain barren until she saw her daughter again.
    --~--

    Pantheon: Greek
    Abode: Underworld
    Animals: Sheep, Horses
    Colours: Black
    Consort: Persephone
    Crystal: Amazonite, Fluorite, Jet, Hematite, Lodestone, Red Jasper, Coal
    Direction: North
    Element: Earth
    Incense: Frankincense, Patchouli
    Musical Instrument: Drums and all percussion
    Offerings: Pomegranate
    Planet: Pluto
    Plant/Tree: Ebony, Cypress
    Symbols: Cerberus, Drinking horn, scepter, Narcissus, key
    Tarot Card: The World, Pentacles
    Time: Midnight
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