Deity, Divine power, Immortal legends are the various denominations used for the Goddess. There are numerous gods who are esteemed for different reasons. The journey of becoming the goddess from a common woman has been usually hard for them. But due to their inner strength and tolerance, they could confront and live the prosperous life. Therefore, today, they are portrayed as the almighty. Goddesses are called by distinctive names in the different mythologies.
Here are some lovely names which are related to the Goddess of Marriage-
- Parvati :
- Juno :
- Hera :
- Hathor :
- Frigga :
The goddess of love and romance in Hindu culture is Parvati. Parvati in the Sanskrit language means “Daughter of the Mountain”. She was the daughter of the mountain king Himavat. She is worshipped in India as the Goddess of fecundity and faithfulness as she had always been loyal to her husband.
The wife of Jupiter idolized as ‘Roman Goddess’ of marriage, who protected her state from falling down in terrible times. Juno is a Latin word which literally means “Queen of the Heavens”. As she took special care of women in Rome, the month ‘June’ is titled after her name. As the tribute to Juno, a festival named Matronalia is also celebrated in the month of March. On this festival day, husbands present gifts to their wives. She is also considered as the counterpart of the goddess Hera.
According to the Greeks, the divine power who always keeps her hands on the wedding couple is Hera. The meaning of Hera in the Greek language is “Queen of the Gods”. In her entire life, she dealt with the disloyalty of her husband, but still, she defended her marriage and kept safe the godliness of the home. As per historians, the word “Hera” also suggests fortunate marriage.
The Egyptian goddess who is considered as the protector of wives is Hathor. She was the wife of Sun God; Ra. Hathor is the goddess of romance and happiness who is represented as having the cow’s head or ears. That’s why she is depicted as a cow goddess to be portrayed as the mother goddess.
The goddess of marriage and prophecy for Norse Germanic community is Frigga. In American language, the word means the “Goddess of the Skies”. She was the wife of King Odin and the only one in the community to sit on the throne beside Odin. To date, she is admired by Norse Pagans.
Since ancient times, the Gods and Goddesses have been honoured in all the cultures and traditions. People worship them to protect themselves from bad omens. Marriage is the auspicious occasion in one’s life, so, the couple seeks blessings in order to get the inner potential to maintain the relationship in a healthy manner.
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