The Book of Goddesses - Kris Waldherr

The Book of Goddesses

By Kris Waldherr

  • Release Date: 2010-06-25
  • Genre: Social Science

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One Spirit/Book of the Month Club top ten bestselling book. Features one hundred goddesses. With over 130 illustrations.

The Book of Goddesses is a celebration of the Divine Feminine. This lavishly illustrated expanded anniversary edition of Kris Waldherr’s beloved classic presents one hundred goddesses from traditions and cultures all over the world, along with their stories and symbolic significance. The expanded anniversary edition is structured around the important feminine rites of passage: beginnings, love, motherhood, creativity, strength, and transformations. As beautiful as it is inspiring, The Book of Goddesses is a testament to the power, passion, wisdom, and beauty of women everywhere, in all stages of life.

Goddesses featured include: Athena, Aine, Amaterasu, Anuket, Arianrhod, Astarte, Athena, Baba Yaga, Benzai Ten, Brigit, Changing Woman, Chango, Cybele, Danu, Demeter, Diana, Erda, Erzulie, Fortuna, Freyja, Gaia, Gwenhwyfar, Hathor, Hekate, Hera, Iduna, Inanna, Isis, Juno, Kali Ma, Kuan Yin, Lalita, Maia, The Muses, Nut, Oya, Pele, Persephone, Psyche, Rati, Rhiannon, Sarasvati, Sedna, Sophia, Tara, Ukemochi, Venus, Xochiquetzal, Yemaya, The Zorya


“Gorgeously illustrated, beautifully written, and multi-cultural. A must for every Goddess-centered household. Sure to be a classic.”
—Starhawk, author of Spiral Dance

“A delicious, lushly illustrated book!”
—Zsuzsanna Budapest, author of The Goddess in the Bedroom

Kris Waldherr is an award-winning author, illustrator, and designer whose art has been exhibited in the National Museum of Women in the Arts. Her numerous books for adults and children include PERSEPHONE AND THE POMEGRANATE (also available on iBooks), DOOMED QUEENS, THE LOVER’S PATH and SACRED ANIMALS. She is also the creator of bestselling The Goddess Tarot and The Lover’s Path Tarot, both which are available as iPhone apps.