Latvian Mythology

The Gods and Spirits of Latvia

LAIMA

Latvian Destiny Goddess

Also known as LAIMAS-MATE, LAIMAS-MĀTE, Laima-Dalia

Goddess of Fate and Pregnancy

She is one of the three Latvian goddesses of destiny. Actually she is the only one who really does much destinying.

She protects unborn children and can foretell their future. But as soon as she utters her prophecy, the child’s future is fixed and cannot be altered. So she is also a Goddess of Fatalistic Determinism.

Over in Lithuania she seems to be known as Laimė.

Laima Facts and Figures

Name: Laima
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: LAIMAS-MATE, LAIMAS-MĀTE, Laima-Dalia

Gender: Female
Type: Goddess
Area or people: latvian
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present

In charge of: Fate and Destiny
Area of expertise: Fate, Destiny

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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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