Mythology | Aphrodite (Venus)

Mythology | Aphrodite (Venus)

Aphrodite is possibly the most popular and well-known ancient goddess of modern times. Venus is her equivalent, Roman version, while Aphrodite is Greek. In some cases, she is known as "Venus-Aphrodite." Two other names include Cytherea (Lady of Cythera) or Cypris (Lady of Cyprus.) She can also be compared to Egyptian goddesses Isis and Hathor. [...]

Mythology of Pixies

Mythology of Pixies

Pixies are mythological creatures that can be compared to elves or fairies. They come from British folklore. They can also be referred to as "piskies" or "pigsies." The earliest version of the classic "Three Little Pigs" fable is written about pixies, which was later changed to pigs. This original version comes from southern England in [...]

How to be a Mermaid

How to be a Mermaid

So, you want to be a mermaid? Signs that you may already be a mermaid... You feel drawn to mermaids, the thought of being a mermaid, the entire concept and mythology of mermaids...You feel closely connected to water.You enjoy visiting the beach, oceans, and lakes.You were born or currently live near a large body of [...]

Mythology ~ Persephone (and Hades)

Mythology ~ Persephone (and Hades)

Persephone is an ancient Greek goddess -- who's name is pronounced like purr-seff-uh-nee (rhymes with Stephanie.) The energy surrounding Persephone is very dark, gothic, and almost gloomy. Yet ironically, she is associated with springtime and fertility. Representing death and rebirth, Persephone draws many parallels to the goddesses Isis and Kali. Persephone is the daughter of [...]

Mythology Monday ~ Kitsune

Mythology Monday ~ Kitsune

"Kitsune" is the Japanese word for "fox." In Japan, foxes have always held great spiritual significance. Foxes are seen as clever, intelligent, and powerful creatures. In Japanese mythology, foxes possess paranormal abilities such as shapeshifting, possession, fire bending, and mind manipulation. Foxes can use their trickery for evil -- causing harm to others, or for [...]

Mythology Monday ~ Parvati

Mythology Monday ~ Parvati

Parvati is the Hindu goddess of love, marriage, children, motherhood, fertility, devotion, and strength. She has many different aspects to her personality, which are all manifested as different / separate goddesses, including Kali and Durga. Parvati is part of the Hindu trinity of goddesses, along with Lakshmi and Saraswati. Her husband is Shiva, and their [...]

Mythology ~ Goddess Isis

Mythology ~ Goddess Isis

Goddess Isis is the most legendary goddess of ancient Egyptian mythology. Most dynamic of all, she is goddess of almost everything -- most famously known as goddess of love, motherhood, fertility, magic, mystery, healing, death, and rebirth. Her Greek name is "Isis" while the ancient Egyptians called her "Aset" or "Iset." In the beginning times, [...]