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Frigg (meaning "Lady"), also known as Frigga, is the goddess of marriage, fertility, motherhood, love, and birth in Norse mythology. She is the wife of Odin and the queen of the Æsir. Aslaug is generally seen as the embodiment of Frigg.


Biography

Frigg's home is Fensalir (meaning "Marsh Hall") in Asgard. Frigg appears primarily in Norse mythological stories as a wife and a mother. She is also described as having the power of prophecy yet she does not reveal what she knows. According to legend, numerous future kings where sent to Frigg as children to be raised into being proper kings. Frigg is described as the only one other than Odin who is permitted to sit on his high seat Hlidskjalf and look out over the universe.

Handmaidens

  • Fulla: Goddess of female enterprise, dowries, financial abundance, and female friendships
  • Gna: Goddess of messages, communications, and listening
  • Lofn: Goddess of premission and marginalized, consensual, adult relationships
  • Svn: Goddess of boundaries, interpersonal, and physical boundaries
  • Var: Goddess of marriage, divorce, oath keeping, weddings, commitment, and long-term arrangements
  • Snotra: Goddess of event planning, courtesy, social skills, and social occasions
  • Gefion: Goddess of female fertility, teenage girls, independence, and women entrepreneurial ventures; also known as Gfjion
  • Siofn: Goddess of sibling and family relations and affection; also known as Sjofn
  • Hlin: Goddess of childcare, refuge, and protection of children
  • Vor: Goddess of oracular practice, seeresses, intuition, and spiritual vision
  • Eir: Goddess of healing of the body, mind, and childbirth
  • Huldra: Goddess of herders

Description

  • Symbols: a spinning wheel and spindle, mistletoe, the full moon, the sky, silver
  • Animals: cats, storks
  • Colors: white, ivory, blue, aqua
  • Runes: Berkana, Perod, Mannaz, Wunjo
  • Offerings: acts of kindness, aid to women in need
  • Time to Honor: Yule, to strengthen family bonds, during childbirth, Fridays

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