on Jul 16, 2016
Quick Lesson : #03
Many times you'll hear these used as names of Wiccan Goddesses, but accurately speaking they are more like titles that can be used for multiple Wiccan Goddesses.
- Title used for Wiccan Goddesses of death, rebirth, and wisdom, such as Cerridwen, and Hecate. Signifying wisdom, mystery, the Gates between the Worlds, etc.
- Title used for embodiments of the Earth, such as Greek Goddess Gaia, Demeter, Cybele.
Great Mother Goddess
- Creatrix existing in most religions, under various names such as Demeter, Gaia, Isis, Parvati (also Great Goddess, Great Mother, Divine Mother).
- Title used for Goddesses of the Moon, such as Luna, Selene, and Artemis.
- Title used for the bountiful embodiment of the Earth (see Earth Goddess). Signifying life, procreation, fecundity, abundance, etc.
- Title used for Goddesses who personify the youthful energy of spring, such as Kore, Diana (also Virgin Goddess)
Queen of Heaven
- Title used for Virgin Mary, Asherah, and possibly other Great Mother Goddesses
Queen of the Underworld
- Title used for Ereshkigal, Persephone, and possibly other Death Goddesses
- Primary Goddess, Creatix of All
- Worshipped since the 7th millennium BC as the Goddess in three aspectsas a young woman, a birth-giving matron, and an old woman (Maiden-Mother-Crone). Passed down through the ages into virtually all religions:
Parvati-Durga-Uma (Kali) in India
Ana-Babd-Macha (the Morrigan), and Brighid in Ireland
Hebe-Hera-Hecate, the three Moerae, the three Gorgons, the three Graeae, and the three Horae in Greece
the Fates or Fortunae in Romans
the Norns to the Vikings
Diana Triformis to the druids.
- Title used for Goddesses who are solitary, choosing to stand alone, without consorts. Signifying Spring, beginnings, innocence, purity, etc. See also Maiden Goddess.