Myths are constant reminders of who we are and where we come from. As a woman with my multilingual and multicultural identity, I have been inspired by few Goddesses from ancient cultures with unique abilities and purposes, which I drew upon them to explain my world.
Seshat is an ancient Egyptian goddess of wisdom, knowledge, and writing. She is seen as a scribe and record keeper. Her name means she who is the scribe and is credited with inventing writing.
Nisaba is the Sumerian goddess of writing, learning, and the harvest. She is considered the patroness of mortal scribes as well as the scribe of the gods.
Isis is the ancient Egyptian goddess of magic and giver of life. She is the Goddess of Life and Rebirth, recognized by the title, “The Giver of Life”. She is also known as a goddess of death and is revered as both Creator and Destroyer.
Anahita is a Persian Goddess. The Lady of the Waters and the Lady who has a chariot that is pulled by four horses named wind, rain, clouds and sleet. She is Freedom, Liberation, Warrior, Protectress, Life Increasing, and All Mother.
Tahuti is an ancient Egyptian Goddess of knowledge and education. The words of Tehuti were related to the process of thought and speech and thereby to divine wisdom.
Athena is a Greek goddess of intelligence, creativity, enlightenment, arts and crafts, and practical reason. She also represents wisdom and strategy.
Vak, the Hindu goddess is powerful and creative personification of ritual speech, the basis of cosmic-ritual order. Her name means “speech. She reveals herself through speech.
Eirene (or Irene), the Greek goddess is the living embodiment of peace, cooperation, and reconciliation. Her calm, gentle personality is the outward expression of a deep inner stillness that is the source of her strength. She is the patron of diplomats and mediators, all those who work to create harmony in the world.