Goddess Astghik

Armenian goddess of love, Astghik. 

  • All bodies of water are ruled by Astghik, the goddess of beauty and love. 
  • By sprinkling rosewater over the soil, she brings love and fertility across Armenia. 
  • In June, she has a celebration when people release doves and shower water on each other in her honor. 
  • Her petitioners present her with flowers.