'Celtic Cerridwen and Her Cauldron of Regeneration (a portal of death and rebirth) is here conflated with related Hela/Hola, the Norse Goddess of the Underworld whose realm is accessible via a Well. She is the Night-Mare, related to Tantric KalRatri ('BlackNight') -a form of Kali Who rides a horse or ass- thus the linking symbol of the crescent scythe.Hel and Cerridwen are both maiden and crone, seductive and degenerative, as relected in the yin-yang of polarity swirling in the cauldron-well. Em
heathentemple: Hel or Hela is the goddess of the underworld in Norse mythology and ruler over the dead who do not go to Valhalla. This includes those who die of natural causes and old age. She is the daughter of Loki and Angrboda, and the sister of Fenrir the wolf and Jormungandr the Midgard Serpent.”
Mother Holle (aka Frau Holle, Hulda, Hol, Hel, Holda, Hilda) a Germanic Goddess who appears in the Grimms fairy tale # 24. I decided to show a scene from the fairy tale where it is said that when Mother Holle makes her bed it snows. So here she is leaning out of her window shaking and fluffing up her feather pillows and making it snow on the Medieval winter scene below.