Because of her creation of the stars, Varda was the dearest of the Valar to the elves, who called to her for aid from Middle-earth. The Valar are divine beings below a greater, more ultimate Creator, Ilúvatar. Thus some equate the Valar of Middle-earth with saints and angels; thus Varda, in her role as the most loved and prayed-to Vala, may be an equivalent of the Virgin Mary in Tolkien's own Catholic faith.
All Hallow's Eve and Samhain (October 31), The Days of the Dead (November 1 - 4), and All Souls Day (November 2)...the time, according to folklore and myth, when the borders between the worlds grow thin, transparent, and permeable; when the dead return, and faeries ride the hills, and the twilight shimmers with Ancestral magick.
Fire Goddess This is the Fire Goddess associated with The Spring Equinox. She manifests the fiery warmth needed to activate all growth at Springtime. Here she is depicted with her totem animals, bear, cat, hare and hen. The Fire Goddess will bring her inspiration and 'fire' your creativity. She demonstrates the Kundalini energy rising from the base chakra up to the crown chakra, bringing spiritual illumination.