Goddess Hi'iaka


Hi'iaka is the Hawaiian goddess of rebirth.

Hi'iaka is the personification of Hawaii, and she is the daughter of Haumea and sister of Pele.

She controls the hills, cliffs, and caverns.

She is the patroness of hula dancers and the inventor of dance.

Hi'iaka resurrects her sweetheart each time Pele kills him, unwilling to sacrifice him or the love they share.

Hi'iaka was created from Haumea's cosmic egg, which was kept warm in Pele's bosom.

She is celebrated with dancing and singing as a joyous goddess.

~Kiran Atma

Goddess Hina


Hina is Hawaii's great goddess.

Hina is a deity with many faces who resides on the moon and travels by following the rainbow road.

Her two heads represent the light and dark sides of the human psyche, as well as day and night.

Hine is the darker side of Hina and is regarded as a deity in her own right in New Zealand tradition.

Hina is renowned as the Butterfly Goddess, who inspires her worshipers with spiritual lessons and creative thoughts.

She gives life back to the dead and encourages men and women to communicate positively.

Throughout Polynesian tradition, she is recognized by a variety of names and features.

~Kiran Atma

Goddess Hestia


Greek goddess of the hearth and home, Hestia.

As the first child of Kronos yet the last to be liberated from his belly by Zeus, Hestia epitomizes both the Maiden and the Crone.

Hestia is venerated in the house as the goddess of the holy flame, where she gives protection and the warmth required to maintain life.

Security, blessings, and family love are all brought about by her presence in the house.

Hestia is a real virgin goddess who rejects sexual approaches from both humans and gods, preferring to stay pure.

She is represented as a youthful lady with a veil on her head or as an older, matronly figure.

Goddess Hera


Hera is the Greek goddess of the sky.

Hera is the Olympian goddess of the sky, marriage, and women, as well as the Olympian queen of gods.

She is a woman's guidance in all aspects of her life, including love and financial freedom.

She despises treachery, especially inside the marital union, and she is ruthless in her retaliation.

Hera's emblems include the peacock, the cuckoo bird, and pomegranates, and her name means "Great Lady." 

Goddess Hecate


Hecate is a Greek witch deity.

Hecate is the Crone aspect of the Triple Goddess, and along with Persephone and Demeter, she forms the triad; yet, she also seems to have three faces.

She is known as the "Queen of Ghosts" because she holds control over heaven, earth, and the underworld.

She protects spirits from injury and mischief in her role as the spiritworld's protector.

Hecate is most typically connected with the crossroads, a site of spiritual insight and dark intuitive witchcraft.

She was once a goddess of the woods and childbirth.

Hecate, the supreme sorceress and diviner, teaches her followers the Witch's way and leads the seeker to the unconscious mind's depths.

~Kiran Atma

Goddess Haumea


Haumea is the Hawaiian goddess of motherhood.

The mystical Makalei tree, which grows coconut, bamboo, and sugarcane and attracts fish when its branches are dipped in the ocean, represents Haumea.

She is a goddess of plenty, ensuring that her offspring are always fed and nurtured.

Haumea gives birth to the Hawaiian gods from various bodily parts, including Pele and Hi'iaka, as the holy mother.

Her breast milk creates the world's rivers, and she matures from Maiden to Crone in an endless cycle, signifying the cycle of life and the planet.

~Kiran Atma

Goddess Hel


Hel is the Norse goddess of the underworld. 

In her underworld realm of Helheim, Hel rules the souls of the wicked and those who die of disease or old age.

She is the black hag who straddles the threshold between life and death, blurring the barrier between realms.

Odin is given his twin ravens of prophecy and knowledge by Hel.

Hel, the patroness of Nordic shamans, is represented as half-alive and half-dead, with decaying flesh on her lower body and a living woman's face and torso.

Goddess Hekit, Or Heqet, Or Hepat


Hekit (also Heqet, Hepat) is the Egyptian goddess of midwives.

Hekit is shown as either a frog on a lotus or a lady with a frog's head.

She is the goddess of life and fertility, as well as the goddess of the latter stages of birth, inhaling life into the body of the newborn.

Her amulet is worn by women in childbirth to protect them from agony and death, and she is patroness of midwives and nurses.

Goddess Heimarmene


Heimarmene is a goddess of destiny in Greek mythology.

Heimarmene is the goddess of astrology and astrological destiny.

She is the force of the inevitable in all living things, as well as the force that maintains the universe's order.

Goddess Hebat, Or Kheba, Or Khepat


Hebat (also Kheba, Khepat) was a Mesopotamian matron goddess.

Hebat was venerated by the ancient Hurrians as the wife of the storm deity Teshub.

She wields the sun's strength and light, as well as protecting women during times of conflict.

Hebat is a domesticated lady who sits on a throne or stands on a lion.

She is the embodiment of royalty and beauty.

Goddess Hathor


Hathor is the Egyptian goddess of love and music. 

Hathor is the goddess of beauty, riches, and the arts, and she is the personification of success and plenty.

She controls all elements of gender and femininity and is the patroness of dancers and musicians.

Hathor is a happy and joyful goddess who bestows pleasure and joy on her devotees.

She is most often worshipped with fragrant fragrances, songs, and dance routines.

She is represented as a lovely lady with cow-like ears and a sistrum in her hand.

Two mirrors and myrrh are her typical gifts.

Goddess Haltia Or Haltija


Haltia, sometimes known as Haltija, is a Finnish goddess of the hearth and the household.

Haltia bestows good fortune and health to people who welcome her into their houses; she stays in the homes of her worshippers under a roof beam.

When a Baltic Finn family moved, they brought the beam with them to guarantee Haltia's blessings would continue.

Goddess Habondia


Habondia is a Germanic goddess of the ground.

Habondia was revered as a harvest goddess in northern Europe, bestowing wealth and prosperity on fields, crops, and herds.

She is endlessly giving and encourages improvement in all aspects of life.

Goddess Green Tara


Green Tara is a Tibetan compassion goddess.

Tara is a goddess who is venerated in many different ways throughout Eurasia, as well as in Hindu and Buddhist faiths.

The Green Tara protects against natural calamities and is the mother of compassion.

She spiritually feeds mankind, alleviating anguish and misery caused by earthly events.

Through meditation and hard labor, the Green Tara promotes self-mastery.

For more refer to my list Of Hindu, Buddhist, And Jain (South Asian) Goddesses From India, Nepal, And Tibet.

Goddess Gula


Gula is the goddess of healing in Mesopotamia.

Gula is the patroness of doctors and the mother of physical, mental, and spiritual healing.

Gula is the one who brings mankind back to life after the Great Flood.

She is also a goddess of vengeance, poisoning and inflicting disease on those who have wronged others.

She is in charge of all health-related herbs and incantations.

The dog is her holy animal.

Ninsun is predominantly a Sumerian god, while some historians think she is a reincarnation of the Babylonian goddess Gula.

Goddess Gyhldeptis


Gyhldeptis is a Native American forest deity.

The Tlingit and Haida peoples of northwest America venerate Gyhldeptis, or "Lady Hanging Hair." 

She is the spirit of the trees, generally portrayed by cedarwood branches, and is the defender of humans and gods.

When a whirlpool threatened her people, Gyhldeptis summoned all of the elements and combined them into a single force to function inside her.

The maelstrom was later turned into a river, which nourished both the land and humans.

Goddess Gunnlod


Gunnlod is a goddess of poetry in Norse mythology.

Gunnlod, a giantess, is the custodian of Odrerir, the poetic mead.

The brew was kept in three cauldrons concealed in the bowels of the soil, which symbolized Gunnlod's womb.

Odin seduced her for three days and three nights, stealing her virginity and the mead.

Odin was changed into a supreme deity by Gunnlod's mead, or wise blood, which carried the powers of immortality and wizardry.

Goddess Gullveig


Gullveig, also known as Heid is the Scandinavian golden goddess.

Gullveig, a powerful sorceress with the gift of sight and a passion for gold, is linked to fertility, wealth, reincarnation, and rebirth.

In Odin's hall, she was burnt at the stake three times, and each time she walked away unhurt.

Any golden item may be used to symbolize her.

Goddess Gleti


Gleti is a West African deity of the moon.

Gleti is the mother of the stars and planets, and she is married to the sun deity, according to the Fon people.

Gleti is the goddess of light and love, and eclipses are thought to be the consequence of her mating with her spouse.

Goddess Gbadu


Gbadu is a West African deity of destiny.

Gbadu is a sympathetic goddess who uses her power to bring order to the world.

She teaches divination and oracular work to the Fon, or Dahomey, people of Benin.

Goddess Gaia

Gaia is the Greek goddess of the earth.

Gaia is the gods' primal mother, and her union with the sky is the source of all creation.

She is the earth's and land's incarnation, cradling the sea and mountains on her breast.

She is shown as a full-figured lady emerging from rich soil, and she is characterized by all things green and lu

Goddess Frigga


Mother goddess of the Norse people. 

Frigga is the goddess of marriage and domestic order, as well as the arts of the home. 

She is the patroness of matronesses and protects women and children

Frigga is a seer who sees into all realms of reality and has the abilities of divination and prophesy; yet, she keeps her knowledge to herself. 

She is the gods' ruler as Odin's wife.

~Kiran Atma

References And Further Reading

  • Stuff, W.A.S., Sokkvabekkr and Saga: Beneath the Waves.
  • Koefoed, L.B., 2000. Mythological narratives. California State University, Long Beach.
  • Langley, A.L., 1948. Mistletoe Meanings. The Phi Delta Kappan30(4), pp.99-100.
  • Rudolph, R., 2012. The dragonflies of the Germanic goddess Frigga. Odonatologica41(3), pp.251-266.
  • Rumpf, M., Hellenberg, A. and Tucker, E., 1977. The legends of Bertha in Switzerland. Journal of the Folklore Institute14(3), pp.181-195.
  • Fennell, J.H., 1841. CHRISTMAS, AND ITS DECORATIVE PLANTS. The Mirror monthly magazine, (1091), pp.405-408.
  • Owen, T.C., Aksnes, K., Beebe, R., Blue, J., Brahic, A., Burba, G.A., Smith, B.A. and Tejfel, V.G., 2006. Titan: Nomenclature system and the very first names for one more world. Lunar Planet. Sci37, pp.1082-1083.
  • Gray, B., 2008. A PLAY ON WORDS: Stories, Verses and Plays for the Classroom and Beyond. Xlibris Corporation.
  • Skye, M., 2008. Goddess Afoot!: Practicing Magic with Celtic & Norse Goddesses. Llewellyn Worldwide.
  • Guerber, H.A., 1992. Myths of the Norsemen: from the Eddas and Sagas. Courier Corporation.