Goddess Pantheons: Middle East

 // Goddess Pantheon of the Middle East //
Much thanks to Kallidah Fazel from Pagan Space for the names of these fascinating Goddesses. )O(

Triple Goddess of the Middle East: 
The Goddesses Al-Uzza, Al-Lat and Menat formed a triad in pre-Islamic
Arabia. They were widely worshipped: from Nabatean Petra in the North
to the legendary Kingdoms of Arabia Felix in the South, including Saba, the
Biblical Sheba; as far east as Iran and Palmyra; and the three of them were
very popular Goddesses in Mecca at the time of Mohammed.


All-Uzza's name means "mighty one".
Allat means "the goddess".
Menat means "Fate, Destiny, Luck, Mana (portion; share), Manna (Hebrew; Food from Heaven) (Egyptian: Mennu; Food)".
These three Goddesses are often referred to as the daughters of Al-Lah. 
List of Middle Eastern Goddesses:

Achamoth:
-Mother Goddess Who gave birth to the creator of the material
universe, according to early Gnostic Christians.

Aka: 
-Ancient Turkish Mother Goddess.

Al-Lat:
Arabian Moon Goddess, Universal Source of Nourishment. Mother Earth and Her
Fruits. Arabic Supreme Goddess. A triple Goddess with Al-Uzza and Menat. Oaths
are sealed with the vow "By the salt, By the fire, and by Al-Lat who is the
greatest of all."

Al-Mah:
-Persian Moon Goddess. Nubile Woman.

Al-Uzza:
Powerful One. Arabic Goddess. Founder of MohammedÕs tribe, the
Koreshites, hereditary tenders of Her Sacred Stone in Mecca.The Mighty.
Mohammed worshipped this Desert Goddess of the Morning Star. Acacias are Her
sacred tree.

Anath: 
-Strength of Life. Worshipped by Canaanites, Amorites, Syrians, Egyptians,
Hebrews, Phoenicians. Queen of Heaven and Mistress of all the gods.

Anatu:
Great Mesopotamian Goddess, Ruler of the Earth and Queen of the Sky.

Aramaiti:
-Iranian Earth Goddess, Whose language was the original language
of the Christian Gospels. Mother of the People made of Clay.

Arianna:
Great Goddess of Persia
(Iran).
Aruru: 
Sumero-Babylonian Great Goddess Who was the original Potter Who created human beings out of
clay.

Asherah:
Semitic name of the Great Goddess. Sacred Grove, Divine Harlot,
Lady of Heaven, Queen of the Gods, Lady Who Traverses the Sea. Sacred Cow.
Symbol: stylized multi-branched tree. She Who gives birth to the gods. Goddess
of the Tree of Life. Goddess of the Grove. She Who gives birth, Wet-nurse of
the gods.
Ugaritic Mother Goddess. She was the Force of Life, experienced as
benevolent and endurin. Found in flocks of cattle and groves of trees, evoked in
childbirth and planting time. Sometimes appeared as a naked, curly-haired
Goddess riding a sacred lion and holding lilies and serpents in
up-raised hands.

Ashnan:
Sumerian Goddess of Grain.

Atthar:
Ancient Arabic Sun Goddess. Torch of the Gods.

Belit-Ilani:
-Babylonian Mistress of the gods. Evening Star of Desire. Portrayed as a
woman Who bears a suckling baby on Her left arm and Who blesses the
child with Her right hand.

Chaabou:
  Semitic Earth Mother.

Deborah:
Queen Bee Goddess of early Mycenae and Anatolia. Identified with the Tree of Life.

Derceto:
Babylonian Sea Goddess. The Whale of Der.Dike - Goddess of Justice.
Aspect of the Triple Goddess with Ananke and Heimarmene. Pre-hellenic
Syrian Fish Mother Goddess.

Erua:
Babylonian Queen of Heaven. She controlled birth among all creatures in Her land.

 Fatima:
Arabian Moon Goddess, Creatress, Source of the Sun, Tree of Paradise.
She existed from the beginning of the material world.

Gula:
Babylonian Great Goddess. Lady of Birth and Mother of Dogs. Fate Goddess. The Great
Doctoress Who could cure or cause sickness.
 Mary, Mother:
Although not officially referred to as a Goddess in Christian doctrine, Mary is worshiped universally as the Mother Goddess Who gave birth to the Christian sacrificial God, Jesus. She is often depited as part of/same being as Shekinah and Sophia. Like the latter two Goddess, Mary is often symbolised by a white dove as well as a Rose and Lily, among other symbols. Mary shares most fo the titles of the ancient Goddesses, such as Star of the Sea, Mystical Rose, Queen of Heaven, Dark Virgin, Black Madonna, Mother Earth, and Moon Mother. A certain path in Voodoo Magick titled "Marian Voodoo" is dedicated to Mary. It thus works slely with the Goddess Mary. She is also usually the central Goddess in Gypsy Magick. 

Shekinah:
Jewish Goddess. She is the Wisdom of God. Shekinah is symbolised by a white dove. She later became the Holy Spirit of Christianity. Thus, Shekinah os the Third and Mother Aspect of the Christian Trinity.  
Sophia: 
Originally a Greek Goddess of Creation from Whom all things come and were formed. King Solomon the Wise brought the Cult of Sophia into the middle East through his numerous writings on Her in the Books of Wisdom and Proverbs (the former having been dominantly written in Greek).

May the Goddess bless you. )O( 
In Her dark light,
Dani

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