Mythology ~ Persephone (and Hades)

Lotus Laura

Persephone is an ancient Greek goddess — who’s name is pronounced like purr-seff-uh-nee (rhymes with Stephanie.)

The energy surrounding Persephone is very dark, gothic, and almost gloomy. Yet ironically, she is associated with springtime and fertility. Representing death and rebirth, Persephone draws many parallels to the goddesses Isis and Kali.

Persephone is the daughter of Zeus and Demeter. Alongside, she is the wife of the Greek god Hades (or “Pluto” in Roman.) The story of how Persephone and Hades united is a bit ~controversial.~

Persephone & Hades

Hades is known as the king of the underworld, identical to the Egyptian god Osiris (husband of Isis.) Hades rarely leaves the underworld, assuring that his subjects do not escape. He takes his responsibility as guardian very seriously.

Hades has a somewhat complex personality — as he may come across as intimidating, powerful, and demanding on…

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