One of the two primary deities of modern Wicca, the male counterpart of the Goddess. Usually portrayed as an antlered man, the God is the lord of the forest and the animals, and is often seen as the spirit of vegetation and growth. His exact relationship to the Goddess varies somewhat from tradition, but he is always seen as her lover and usually as her child as well.
Old and younger gods are buried and forgotten
From uprising to downsetting of thy sun,
Rise from eastward, fallen go westward and forgotten,
And their births are many, but their end is one.
Diverse births of godheads find one death appointed,
As the soul whence each was born makes room ...
We are deeply saddened to share the news of Rachel Pollack’s passing. Llewellyn has had the good fortune to work with Rachel on multiple books and decks over the years, all of which greatly impacted the tarot world. Rachel leaves an incredible...