The White Goddess Divinity of the Day: - Iris: Goddess of the rainbow. - Gong Gong: Water God - 19 January 2020 - Day 19
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Sunday, 19 January 2020

Divinity of the Day: 19 January 2020 - Day 19

Divinity of the Day

Todays Divinities are:

Iris: Goddess of the rainbow. [Roman]

Gong Gong: Water God [Chinese]

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Iris - Goddess of the rainbow.

Iris is a Goddess of the rainbow and messenger of the gods. Iris is represented either as a rainbow, or as a young maiden with wings on her shoulders. She is associated with communication, messages, the rainbow and new endeavors. She is the wife of Zephyrus, God of the west wind.

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Area of Influence:
Rainbows, Messenger, Communication, Messages

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Rainbow, Caduceus

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Gong Gong - Water God

Gong Gong (Kanghui) is a water God. He is depicted as having red hair and the tail of a serpent. He is blamed for knocking the earth's axis off center, and being responsible for the great floods.

--~Attributes and Correspondences~--

Area of Influence:
Water, Floods

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Serpents

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Water

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Bibliography

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  • The Witches Goddess - Janet and Stewart Farrar
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