By Subbotina Anna

The Triple Goddess is arguably the most important deity in the vast majority of Pagan and Wiccan pantheons. She also is often one of the most misunderstood. Robert Graves called her by a few different names:

  • Mother/Bride/Layer-out
  • Maiden/Nymph/Hag
  • Maiden/Mother/Crone

The Goddess: Three Deities or One Deity?

The Triple Goddess also references three aspects of one being which can be seen in cycles found throughout mythology. She symbolizes the separate stages in the female life cycle and the waxing moon, full moon, and waning moon phases. Common references to a triple deity are:

  • Threefold
  • Tripled
  • Triune
  • Triadic
  • Trinity

In Greek Mythology, an example of a trinity of deities…

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There are only two days all year when daytime and nighttime are exactly the same lengths. These days are the equinoxes — spring and autumn.

The Date and Meaning of the Equinoxes

The word equinox comes from the Latin word aequinoctium. Aequi means equal, and noct refers to night. This means that an equinox is a time of equal night and day. This happens when the tilt of the Earth’s axis and Earth’s orbit around the sun combine in such a way that the sun shines exactly above the equator.

March’s spring equinox is also the first day of spring astronomically speaking. (For meteorologists it’s on March…

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