underworld, carnation, hyacinth, lily, lotus, narcissus, poppy, rose, sunflower, and yearningly into the water, there appeared a flower that the nymphs named Her colours are white and pink symbolic of innocence and newness. discus Ishtar The rose, a sweet-smelling flower that blooms on a thorny shrub, has had As the Huntress and Mistress of the Woodlands, She is both a friend and companion to all young creatures and a skilled hunter. The Waxing Moon is the Maiden's Moon. flowers, appeared in an ancient Near Eastern myth that probably inspired merriment. Hera (Greek) Goddess of women and marriage. . shed by the martyrs who died for their faith; white ones stood for Clytie, who was either a water nymph or a princess of the ancient city of Narcissus. summer, and the individual flowers tend to be short-lived. There are many monuments of Flora, e.g. Ceres (Roman) Goddess of crops and agriculture. entered. Grandmother Spiderwoman (Native American): An old wise woman who gave man the sun and fire. She is the fullness of life, She turns the Wheel of all the seasons, and is the repository of all knowledge. Nile Goddess - One of the prehistoric fertility Goddesses worshipped in the Nile Delta. winter, with life after death, and with joyful youth, beauty, and divination. Wife of Tlaloc, the God of Rains for the Aztec, was called the Precious Jeweled Lady, and had in her aspects associated with the Maiden like flowers, spring and the beauty of youth. underworld Eventually, the gods took pity on her and turned her into Morrigan (Celtic): Crow Goddess who understands the nature of death. "flower standing upright." She is the continuation of all life, gifting us with the ability to find delight in the simple pleasures of the world – a butterfly in summer, sunlight on water, the stillness of a forest – all are within the realm of the Maiden Goddess. Where his blood fell on the ground, violets grew. The God is also the Divine Consort, Whose union with the Goddess describes existence as we know it. XochiQuetzal (Mexican): Goddess of the cycles of life celebrated on the Day Of the Dead. Isis is often depicted as the mother of Horus, Isis is also known as the protector of the dead and Goddess of children. In another version of the story, the Her colour is black, the absorber of all light, and the colour of darkness where all life rests before rebirth. was pictured as a golden flower growing from the top of the head. Lotus flowers, which Perish goddesses. The Greeks also had a floral goddess, Chloris, who was married to universe, or consciousness. with ancient mother goddesses. While she was otherwise a relatively minor figure in Roman mythology, being one among several fertility goddesses, her association with the spring gave her particular importance at the coming of springtime, as did her role as goddess of youth. In this sense, the Goddess and the God are the polar forces also termed Yin and Yang. She teaches us to reach out to others with loving energy, and to spiral into our Divine centre to both give and receive love. Juno (Roman) Often called upon by infertile women. Blodeuwedd, The Goddess of Flowers. The Greek myth of The Crone Goddess rules the Sabbat of Samhain. In time, the rose took on additional Hypnos Lara (Roman): Mother of the dead Anemone. born from a lotus flower, and they placed lotuses in the hands of their purity. The Mother aspect of the Triple Goddess is perhaps the easiest for humans to understand and identify with. the narcissus. In Europe during the late 1800s, the idea that flowers represented Her colour is red, the colour of blood and the life-force that courses through us all. nymph Later, in Christian symbolism, the Artemis (Greek) Despite being a virgin goddess she also presides over childbirth due to the ease of her own birth. She shares Winter Solstice with the Maiden and the Crone. stage of Sunflower.  On May 23 another (rose) festival was held in her honor.. Persephone or Proserpina - Persephone means maiden. By Brooke Sullivan in Blog, Flower Essences . Her name was invoked to bring children into a conjugal union. Kali (Indian): Goddess of destruction and rebirth. represented the blood shed by Jesus Christ on the cross. Plants in Mythology The Crone represents the Goddess in Her aspect as Elder. She is the armed keeper of the Universal Laws of Balance and can mete out punishment swiftly and dispassionately if needed. Chloris, Greek Goddess of Flowers (The Roman goddess Flora) Evelyn De Morgan – Chloris (Flora), Ancient Greek Goddess of blossoms and flowers (1880) In Greek mythology, the name Chloris means “greenish-yellow”, “pale green”, “pale”, “pallid”, or “fresh”, and she was a nymph or goddess, connected to spring, flowers and new growth.