Category: Goddesses

The Goddess Sophia ~

The Goddess Sophia ~

~ “The metaphorical shape of future beliefs will be determined by the needs of the people who live in that future. We are working towards better integration of the sexes and that cannot come about until the spiritual values are given justice. The Goddess Sophia’s androgeneity and her intensive repertoire of metaphors exemplifies her availability […]

The Goddesses of The Four Directions ~

The Goddesses of The Four Directions ~

By Goddess Celebrations ~ East, South, West, North     Each one is equally beautiful, powerful and necessary.   The Goddess of the east is beautiful and young, full of vibrant life energy with flowers in her hair. She is the mother of all growing things. She loves and nurtures all of nature, like earth […]

Kuan Yin ~ The Beloved Goddess

Kuan Yin ~ The Beloved Goddess

The goddess Kuan Yin is a symbol, not only of the Chinese assimilation of Buddhism, but also of the many hued flavor of karuna, expressed through the softer wisdom of a woman. She is a pointer to the re-emergence of the goddess and the gender transformation of Avalokiteshvara in China represents perhaps a universal imperative, […]

Ehuang and Nvying ~ Goddesses of Xiangshui

Ehuang and Nvying ~ Goddesses of Xiangshui

  Ehuang and Nvying, beautiful and bright, were daughters of the King Yao (a king in China 4,000 years ago), who, in his late years, wanted to leave his throne to a dependable young man. He chose Shun, who had both ability and virtue, to inherit the crown and married his two daughters to him, […]

Yemaya: Mother Goddess of the Sea ~

Yemaya: Mother Goddess of the Sea ~

~   by thebalancedsoul   She is everywhere these days for me…every time I bathe and rest in water, every time I ache for the ocean and walk in the rain: She is there.   Yemaya   She is older than life, in white: strong currents that go deep deep down within the marrow of […]

August ~ Goddess of Laurel Blossom ~ Xu Hui

August ~ Goddess of Laurel Blossom ~ Xu Hui

Xu Hui was a concubine of Emperor Taizong of Tang Dynasty. It was said that she was so clever that she was able to speak when she was five months old and when she was at the age of 8, she can even write poems. Due to her talent, she was selected as one of […]

Goddess Pages ~ Lakshmi

Goddess Pages ~ Lakshmi

by thebalancedsoul Hullo Hullo Dear Balanced Souls! Today a Deep Bow to the Mother of Abundance and Wealth  Lakshmi is the Hindu deity representing Plenty: prosperity and plenty, she is also Beauty Incarnate.  I feel there is a connection between her and Demeter, and any Face of the Great Mother who is fertile and creating, […]