She was known to the Canaanites as Astarte, to the Sumerians, she was known as Inanna, to the Babylonians, she was known as Ishtar. To the Assyrians and the Akkadians, Ashtart, Ashtoreth, Asherah, and Astoreth, to the Egyptians, Isis, Ashet and Aset, to the Phoenecians, she was known as Tanit-Ashtart and Ashtaroth. Her Ugaritic name was Anat and to the Greeks, she was known as
Astaroth is a very ancient Goddess. Like Enki and Enlil, she has been with humanity since the very beginning. Astaroth is also Enlil's granddaughter. Her parents are Ningal and Nanna. She has been known by several different names as she has been the Chief Goddess throughout many cultures because she has been with us since the beginning. She has been known as a Goddess of love and war. She is also known as the Goddess of fertility.
Easter (originally known as "Ishtar"), was stolen from her by the Christians.
As the Sumerian Goddess "Inanna", she was known as a powerful warrior and her sacred animal was the lion.
Astaroth answers truly concerning the past, present, and future. She discovers all secrets, and is an excellent teacher of the liberal sciences. She causes one to have prophetic dreams or visions about the future and gives insight into the unknown. She also councils humans who are close to Enki and actively working for him.
The best times to perform a ritual for
Astaroth are during December 31st-January 9th
Candle colour: brown or green
Astaroth is a guidance councillor for both gods and humans. She deals in mostly human affairs
Astaroth is a day being
Her Direction is West when summoning her in a ritual.
High Priest Shadderfer describes Astaroth to be a stunning blond, around 6 ft 5 in height, blue eyes and a very caring attitude, she is a founder of new and daring musical styles and a great patron of the arts, she is also
stern with her directions and vastly helpful, recently she had helped High Priest
Shadderfer through some tough situations, and he is
incredibly grateful for her help, Astaroth is a wonderful god to know and a pleasure to work with.
Her sigil is as follows:
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