Sunday, July 3, 2011

Gods And Goddesses: Jun Di

Jun Di is the goddess of light, dawn and even war. Jun Di is also known as Chun Ti and Chun T‘i. In India she is known as Marici, the goddess of dawn. In Japan Jun Di is called Marishiten, the goddess of light and samurai. Jun Di has three heads, one with the face of a pig.
Jun Di is said to hold up the sun and moon while also having her chariot pulled by seven heavenly pigs, whom are the stars of the Great Bear constellation. Known to be benevolent, sailors are those who seek her protection.
This goddess has magical skills on her side.

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