Latvian Mythology

The Gods and Spirits of Latvia


Latvian Star God

Also known as Lielais-Auseklis

Latvian God of the Morning Star

Good morning. He is Venus and best buddies with Meness the Moon God. According to some legends he was a suitor at Saulė’s daughter’s wedding, but the whole affair is clouded by confusion.

Nowadays he offers basic protection from evil insurance via his handy eight-pointed star symbol. If you can draw it without lifting your hand from the paper, he will ensure you do not drop dead today. Try it with your friends!

Auseklis Facts and Figures

Name: Auseklis
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: Lielais-Auseklis

Gender: Male
Type: God
Area or people: Latvia
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present

In charge of: Stars
Area of expertise: Star, Stars
Associated with: Venus

Good/Evil Rating: Unknown at present
Popularity index: 5268

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Article last revised on May 10, 2019 by the Godchecker data dwarves.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders

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