Category Archives: Information

This category houses most of the posts on Pagan Roots; basic information for those new to Wicca; herbal and gemstone encyclopedias with detailed entries for many plants and crystals; a collection of data on gods and goddesses from various pantheons; pages on different forms of divination such as Tarot cards and rune stones; and a lot more.

If you are looking for specific information you may want to use the drop down menu at the top of the page, or the list in the right hand column, to narrow down the category of posts.


Ishtar

Ishtar Mesopotamian Goddess

Other Names Aschtar Associations Deity: Inanna, Astarte, Aphrodite Animal: Lion Symbol: Eight pointed star or rosette Element: Air Planet: Venus

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Signs and Symbols

A triquetra - intersection of three circles.

I have used quite a few Pagan and Wiccan symbols on this website already; the pentacle, the elements, the zodiac signs and the Elder Futhark rune stones. This page is for any other signs and symbols you may find useful.

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Inanna

Inanna Mesopotamian Goddess

Other Names Innin, Nin-ana, Queen of Heaven, Lady of Myriad Offices, Nin-kur-ra-igi-ga; “the queen who eyes the highland” Associations Deity: Ishtar Animal: Lions, serpents, birds Symbol: Eight pointed star or rosette, caduceus, double-headed axe Element: Air Planet: Venus

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Affirmations

A positive affirmation

An affirmation is a statement or declaration of belief, and it can be positive or negative. You probably make several affirmations a day without realising it, and you may be influencing your own state of mind entirely unintentionally. Have you … Continue reading

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Aeolus

Aeolus Greek God

Associations Other Names: Hippotades – “The Reiner of Horses”, Aiolos, “Ruler of the Winds” Deity: Uranus, Astraeus Animal: Horses, Birds Element: Air Magic: Control of the winds

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