Don - Goddess of the Heavens, Air, Sea, and the Moon. - Welsh Goddess. Dn was a Welsh mother goddess the counterpart of the Irish Danu.
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Don - Goddess of the Heavens, Air, Sea, and the Moon. - Welsh Goddess

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Don - Goddess of the Heavens, Air, Sea, and the Moon.

Dn was a Welsh mother goddess, the counterpart of the Irish Danu. She is the mother of Arianrhod, Gwydion, Gilfaethwy, Gofannon, Eufydd, Elestron and Amaethon. Llys Dn ("The Court of Dn") is the traditional Welsh name for the constellation Cassiopeia.

She is the power of family and trust, and the powers of fertility that nourish the soil as well as the water of the earth. Don and her children represent all that is light, and battle darkness and evil. The Donwy River is named after her. In some refrences are so ancient she is sometimes known as a goddess and a god. She is all aspects of the triple goddess, maiden, mother and crone, She was also a ruler of the otherworld where the entrances were always in the burial mounds of the sidhe.

--~Attributes and Correspondences~--

Area of Influence:
Heavens, Air, Seas, Moon

Welsh

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Snakes, Fish, Mares, Seagull, Goats

Green, Silver, Blue, Black

Beli

Onyx, Jet, Amber,H ag stones, Lead, Gold

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North, East, West

Earth, Air, Water

Holly, Juniper, Yew, Myrrh, Cypress

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Cassiopeia

Comfrey, Elm, Ivy, Juniper, Apple trees

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Cauldron

The Empress

Yule, Imbolc

Welsh - Gods and Goddesses

NameTitleType

Amaethon

God of Husbandry, Agriculture, and Luck.

God

Arawn

God of the Underworld, Terror, Revenge, and War

God

Arianrhod

Goddess of Air, Reincarnation, Full Moons, Karma, and Retribution

Goddess

Blodeuwedd

Goddess of Wisdom, Moon Mysteries, and Initiations.

Goddess

Cerridwen

Goddess of the Moon

Goddess

Don

Goddess of the Heavens, Air, Sea, and the Moon.

Goddess

Gwynn Ap Nudd

God of the Underworld.

God

Math Ap Mathonwy

God of Magic, Sorcery, and Enchantment.

God

Myrrdin

God of Druids, Magic, and Sorcery.

God

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  • The Witches Goddess - Janet and Stewart Farrar
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