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is the goddess of wisdom, courage, inspiration, civilization, law and justice, just warfare, mathematics, strength, strategy, the arts, crafts, and skill. Her symbols are: Owls, Glaucus, Olive trees, Snakes, Aegis, Armor, Helmets, Spears,and the gorgon head.Her Parents were Zeus and Metis.It is said she was born fully armed from Zeus's forehead.

BIA - Greek Goddess - The goddess of force. Personification of violence. She was one of four winged daemones who stood attendant on the throne of Zeus.

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Amazing Oriental Oil Paintings of Chinese Goddesses and Angels by Zeng Hao

Hestia is the virgin goddess of the hearth, architecture, and the right ordering of domesticity, the family and the state. In Greek mythology she is a daughter of Cronus and Rhea. Her symbols are The hearth and its fire. A virgin goddess, she had no consort.

goddess hestia: virgin Goddess of Hearth Fire and Domestic Life. She is a daughter of Cronus and Rhea. Her Roman equivalent is Vesta. Her name means 'home and hearth' and she received the first offering at every sacrifice in the household.

Kwan Yin (or Guanyin) by Phaedri -- is the bodhisattva associated with compassion as venerated by East Asian Buddhists, usually as a female. The name Guanyin is short for Guanshiyin, which means "Observing the Sounds (or Cries) of the World". It is generally accepted among East Asian adherents that Guanyin originated as the Sanskrit Avalokiteśvara (अवलोकितेश्वर). Commonly known in English as the Goddess of Mercy.

Beautiful painting by Zeng Hao! Green Tara - originally a Hindu goddess and later adopted by some forms of Buddhism. She is known as the mother of liberation, a protectress, an obstacle remover, and an earth mother.

Hekate is a goddess of the crossroads, the queen of witches, the ruler of the heavens and the underworld. She is the embodiment of darkness; the moon in it’s true color. She is the maiden, the mother, and the crone; the keeper of all vast knowledge and mysteries, wisdom, strength, and truth. She is a liberated woman, free from all male-created bonds. She is mind, body, spirit; birth, life, and death.

HEKATE (or Hecate) was the goddess of magic, witchcraft, the night, moon, ghosts and necromancy.

Kali is one of India's most popular goddesses. Kali's blackness symbolizes Her comprehensive nature, as in black all colors merge. Just as all colors disappear in black, so all names and forms disappear in Her (Mahanirvana Tantra). Black can also represent the absence of color, signifying the nature of Kali as ultimate reality. Either way, Kali's color symbolizes Her transcendence of all form.

Kali is one of India's most popular goddesses. Kali's blackness symbolizes Her comprehensive nature, as in black all colors merge. Just as all colors disappear in black, so all names and forms disappear in Her (Mahanirvana Tantra). Black can also represent the absence of color, signifying the nature of Kali as ultimate reality. Either way, Kali's color symbolizes Her transcendence of all form.

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✯ The Triple Goddess ~ Maiden, Mother and Crone :: the norns Artist Unknown✯

"I don't know who the heck this is, but my name is isis! Soooo many days I feel like this on the inside! However, were I to let loose on the world I would stay true to form and sound off as Aset. Fierce of heart, strength, loyalty & love!

Cailleach Bheara is the Celtic Hag Goddess and mother of the deity Morrigan/Morrigu,

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Artemis: Goddess of the Hunt, Bearer of Strength

Artemis - Goddess of the hunt, forests and hills, the moon, and archery

Celtic God of virility, fertility, life, animals, forests and the underworld. The Horned or Antlered God is born at the winter solstice, marries the Goddess at Beltane, and dies at the summer solstice. He alternates with the Goddess of the moon in ruling over life and death, continuing the cycle of death, rebirth and reincarnation.

Cernunnos - celtic god of virility, fertility, life, animals forests and the underworld.

Skadi, goddess of winter and hunting

Skadi: Norse goddess of winter and the hunt she was the wife of Ull, Thor's stepson, she was a strong fighter and quite beautiful . It is said she created the venomous snake that was tortured Loki;

According to legend, Hermes was born in a cave on Mount Cyllene in Arcadia. Zeus had impregnated the nymph Maia at the dead of night while the gods slept. Hermes is the god of shepherds, land travel, merchants, weights and measures, literature and athletics, and known for his cunning and shrewdness. Most importantly, he is the messenger of the gods. Besides that he was also a minor patron of poetry. He was worshiped throughout Greece and festivals in his honor were called Hermoea.

"Hermes - the messenger of Gods"Hermes was lighting fast in ancient Greek Mythology.Aphrodite 's son

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