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“The Mother of Ten Thousands Things’s theme is luck. Her symbol is any lucky token. This Goddess represents the unknowable and uncontrollable things we face daily. In Indo-Chinese tradition, she is part of the Universe’s ebb and flow, ever changing and ever the same. Turn to her when you feel as if ten thousand things in your life were up in the air.

"There are things that are known and thing that are unknown, and in between, there are doors." William Blake

National Living Treasure of Japan, Jomon no Megami (a goddess figure from the Jomon era, known as the Nishinomae ceramic figure) , 14000 BC 国宝・縄文の女神

Asian floral pattern

“Axtis’ themes are peace, justice and victory. Her symbols are white items, peace signs, charms and tokens. This Iranian Goddess’s name means ‘victorious peace’ – peace with ourselves, each other, and the world.

Concept art for Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1937)

Xi Hou’s themes are kinship, longevity, unity, divination and weather. Her symbols are sunlight and gold dragons. As the Chinese mother of the sun, this Goddess joins our festivities today to celebrate Her child’s rebirth. Each morning, Xi Hou diligently bathes one of ten suns in the lake of creation so it can shine in purity, and then She puts it on top of the trees, where it’s received by a dragon chariot that moves the sun across the sky.

Dainichi Nyorai statue by Unkei (unknown-1224), Japan: property of Tokyo National Museum

Benten’s themes are luck, wealth and beauty. Her symbols are boats, dragons, guitars, snakes and saltwater. As the Japanese Goddess steering the New Year’s Treasure Ship, Benten is a perfect figure to call on for financial improvements this year. She is the only Goddess of luck in Japan – the sole female among the Seven Gods of Fortune, and is referred to as queen of the seas and patroness of gamblers.

Japanese Washi paper pattern