Friday, April 22, 2011

Friday- Freya, Frigga and Venus

Friday is named after the Norse goddesses of love, Freya and Frigga. In Latin, this day is known as Dies Veneris, "Venus's Day". In Greek, it's Hermera Aphrodites, which translates to the day of Aphrodite.
In Old English, this day is called Frige-daeg or Freya's day.
Both Freya and Frigga were Norse goddesses of love and were the Teutonic equivalent of the Greco-Roman Venus/Aphrodite.
Fridays classically are days for love, fertility, romance, and beauty magick as well as happiness, harmony in the home and friendship.

Flowers and Plants: Rose, Feverfew, Violet, Wild Strawberry, Apple Tree, Lady's Bedstraw
Metal: Copper
Colors: Pink and Aqua Green
Crystals and Stones: Rose Quartz, Amber, Coral, Emerald
Essential Oils; Apple, Freesia, Geranium, Hyacinth, Lilac, Rose Geranium, Vanilla, Violet Leaf, Ylang-ylang
Foods and Spices:
Apple, Strawberries, raspberries


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Paulette said...

My information was gleaned from E. Dugan's Book,Book of Witchery, World Book Encyclopedia, S. Cunnigham's book on Magic Herbalism, When God Was A Woman by Merlin Stone and P. Monigham's Book The Goddess Path and other sources