Druantia

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Druantia is a hypothetical Gallic tree goddess proposed by Robert Graves in his study The White Goddess (1948).

In Neopaganism, Druantia is an archetype of the eternal mother as seen in the evergreen boughs. Her name is believed to be derived from the Celtic word for oak trees, "drus" or "deru".[1] She is known as "Queen of the Druids". She is a goddess of fertility for both plants & humans, ruling over sexual activities & passion. She also rules protection, trees, protection of trees, knowledge, creativity.[2]

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  1. ^ Jane Gifford (2006). The Wisdom of Trees. Springer. p. 146. ISBN 1-397-81402-0. 
  2. ^ D.J. Conway (2006). Celtic Magic. Seventeenth Printing. p. 109. ISBN 0-87542-136-9.