Huldra is a seductive forest spirit from Norse mythology that has been known to offer rewards to those who satisfy them sexually and death to those who fail to do so. It is said the huldra are a type of troll, but much smaller. These longhaired blonde beauties lure men[…]

Huldra

In the mundane world, when people use the word crone, they usually envision a shriveled old woman, bent and wrinkled. It is not a compliment. If you’re a woman and you overhear your blind date referring to you on his cell phone as an old crone, feel free to hit[…]

The Crone

I am the Goddess of a thousand names and infinite capacity. All Her gifts are mine. All Her powers reside in me. I am Athena of Greece. Like my totem the owl, I am wise for I see and hear everything around and within me. Like the oak, I am[…]

For the Goddess

Please Scroll down for Audio Compliment Ced and Celi According to Owen Morgan, the author of Light of Britannia, Ced is the primal Black Mother who exists before manifestation. She/Her womb is the Great Enclosure. Her consort is Celi, the Unmanifest Sun, All Father to her All Mother. The Gods[…]

The Cycle of Ced and Celi 1.2

It is said that the Dark Mother exists outside the Wheel of Manifestation. In the Great Stone Circle of existence, she is the heelstone that stands beyond, to the North East. She is the fixed point to which we apply the lever of our will in order to move the[…]

The Black Goddess, or Dark Mother

Often referred to as the Queen of Fate, she is frequently mistaken for the Great Mother of nature-based religions, but she is not a nature or fertility Goddess, but rather the Mistress of the Mysteries. Cold and aloof, she nevertheless brings us what we need on the Path, and is[…]

Le Grand Belle Dame Sans Merci, or The White Lady

Also known as the Horned Master, this is the archetypical God of the Witches, and can be embodied by the AllFather, Odin, Herne, Cernunnos, Gwynn, and other similar deities. He is often portrayed as the Master Magician, a Trickster who teaches us by putting us through experiences. There are strong[…]

The Horned Lord, or “Auld Hornie”

Morrigan Morrigan, the In Irish mythology, one of three war goddesses, the other two being Neman and Macha. She also was the Mighty Queen, viewed either as a Triple Goddess or the death aspect of the Goddess. Robert Graves gave three aspects of the Morrigan: Ana, Babd and Macha. In[…]

Morrigan

Morgan le Fay A sorceress or fairy who possessed the art of magic herbal healing and who was either the sister or half-sister of the legendary King Arthur. According to some legends, Morgan le Fay (“Morgan the Fairy”) was the mistress of Merlin, who taught her magic. Malory said she[…]

Morgan le Fay

Isis The ancient Egyptian Mother Goddess, the prototype of the faithful wife and fertile, protective mother. Isis is associated with Sirius, the dog star, the rising of which signals the vernal equinox. Her symbol is the Moon. She is often shown crowned with a lunar orb nestled between the horns[…]

Isis

Ishtar The great mother Goddess of ancient Assyrian and Babylonian mythology. Ishtar was said to be either the daughter of the sky god, Anu, or the Moon god, Sin. Over the course of time, Ishtar absorbed the characteristics of other goddesses and so represents different aspects. Worship of her spread[…]

Ishtar

Inanna Sumerian mother Goddess, queen of heaven and ruler of the cycles of the seasons and fertility. She was also called Nina; the name Inanna may be a derivative of Nina. She was the most widely known goddess in the later periods of Sumer. The most important legend involving her[…]

Inanna

In Irish legend, 12 horned women, all witches, who take over the household of a rich woman and bewitch her and her sleeping family. No reason for the bewitching is given in the story—perhaps, in times past, no reason was necessary, for witches were believed to bewitch simply because they[…]

Horned Women

Horned God In contemporary Paganism and Witchcraft, the consort of the Goddess and representative of the male principle of the Supreme Deity. The Horned God is the lord of the woodlands, the hunt and animals. He also is the lord of life, death and the underworld. He is the sun[…]

Horned God

Holda (also Holde, Hulda) Fierce Germanic goddess of the sky whose nocturnal rides with the souls of the unbaptized dead led to the Christian association of her with the demonic aspects of the Wild Hunt. Holda was beautiful and stately, and bold as a Valkyrie. She also was goddess of[…]

Holda (also Holde, Hulda)

Herne the Hunter A spectral huntsman of English lore, often the leader of the Wild Hunt or the nocturnal processions of the dead. As leader of the Wild Hunt, Herne has lunar associations. His name is associated with another leader of the dead, Herlechin, or Harlequin, also associated with the[…]

Herne the Hunter

Hermetica Forty-two sacred books of mystical wisdom attributed to the mythical Hermes Trismegistus, or “thrice great Hermes,” the combined Egyptian and Greek deities of Thoth and Hermes, respectively. The books, which date from somewhere between the third century b.c.e. and first century c.e., had an enormous impact on the development[…]

Hermetica

“The thrice greatest Hermes,” a mythological blend of the Egyptian god Thoth, who governed mystical wisdom, magic, writing and other disciplines, and was associated with healing; and the Greek god Hermes, the personification of universal wisdom and patron of magic, the swift, wing-footed messenger god who carried a magic wand,[…]

Hermes Trismegistus

Hermes Greek messenger god, swift and cunning, portrayed with winged feet, wearing a winged helmet and carrying a caduceus, a serpent-entwined, magic wand that symbolizes spiritual illumination. Hermes also was a patron god of magic, using his caduceus to cast spells. As god of travelers, his image was erected at[…]

Hermes

In Greek mythology, a powerful goddess who became the patron of magic and witchcraft. Hecate has three aspects: goddess of fertility and plenty; goddess of the Moon; and queen of the night, ghosts and shades. In her moon-goddess aspect, she is often part of a trinity with Selene and Diana/Artemis.[…]

Hecate

Gwydion the Wizard In Welsh Celtic mythology, the heroic wizard (see wizard) and bard of North Wales, whose tales are told in The Mabinogion. Gwydion the Wizard was the son of Don, the Welsh goddess who is a counterpart of the Irish Celtic goddess Danu. He was one of three[…]

Gwydion the Wizard

In contemporary Witchcraft, the Goddess embodies the very essence of the Craft: she is the Great Mother, whose limitless fertility brings forth all life; she is Mother Nature, the living biosphere of the planet and the forces of the elements; she is both creator and destroyer; she is the Queen[…]

The Goddess

 Classical goddess of the Moon and the hunt and one of the most important aspects of the Goddess in Wicca. Diana (counterpart to he Greek Artemis) personifies the positive attributes of the moon, which is the source of Witches’ magical power, as well as independence, self-esteem and fierce aggressiveness. A[…]

Diana (Artemis)

Demeter Greek goddess of the fertile soil and agriculture and an important aspect of the Goddess. As a goddess of nature, Demeter also represents women, marriage, harmony and health. She controls the seasons, the dying of the earth in winter and its rebirth in spring. She is acknowledged in the[…]

Demeter

A heavily charged place of magic. The Greek goddess of witchcraft, Hecate, was also goddess of the crossroads, and animals were sacrificed to her at such locations. It was believed that Hecate appeared at crossroads on clear nights, accompanied by spirits and howling dogs. Offerings were placed there to propitiate[…]

Crossroads

Circe In Greek mythology, a sorceress renowned for her enchantments, who turned Odysseus’ men into swine. Described by Homer as fair-haired, she was sometimes said to be the daughter of Hecate, patron Goddess of witchcraft and magic. Homer said she controlled fate and the forces of creation and destruction with[…]

Circe

Cerridwen (also Keridwen) Celtic goddess of wisdom, intelligence, magic, divination and enchantment. She possesses the gifts of prophecy and shape-shifting (see metamorphosis) and presides over the mysteries of the Druidic bards. She is associated with water and the Moon, which represent the emotions, the unconscious and intuition. Her primary symbol[…]

Cerridwen

Cernunnos The Horned God of the Celts, associated with the hunt and with fertility. He was sometimes portrayed with serpent’s legs, a man’s torso and the head of a bull or ram; or he was shown with stags or wearing stag Witches stirring up brew in cauldron (Abraham Saur, Ein[…]

Cernunnos The Horned God of the Celts

In Greek mythology, a seer whose prophecies, including the fall of Troy, were ignored. She was the daughter of Priam and also was called the daughter of Hecate. Cassandra received the gift of clairvoyance by sleeping in the temple of Apollo and allowing snakes to lick her ears. When Apollo[…]

Cassandra

Athena Greek Goddess of wisdom, war, the arts, industry, justice and skill, and an important deity in Wicca and Paganism. Athena’s mother was Metis, the goddess of wisdom, and her father was Zeus. When Metis was pregnant, Zeus was afraid that she would bear a son who would be greater[…]

Athena

Astarte (also Ashtart, Ashtoreth) In ancient Phoenicia, the great Goddess of fertility, motherhood and war. She is the counterpart to the Babylonian goddess Ishtar and is one of the oldest Middle Eastern aspects of the Goddess, dating to the Neolithic and Bronze Ages. Tammuz is identified as her son/consort, as[…]

Astarte

Arianrod Welsh goddess of the dawn, famed for her beauty, whose name means “silver wheel” or “silver circle.” Arianrod is a significant figure in Wicca and Paganism. She was worshiped as a virgin/fertility goddess and as a lunar goddess. She was the mistress of Gwydion the Wizard and bore twin[…]

Arianrod Welsh Goddess