Pan

The Universal God. 

God of fertility, sex and wild nature. 

A shepherd looking over fields, woods and pastures. A protector of flocks, over the raising of bees, the culture of the vine & fishing. 

Pan is often depicted with his ‘pan flute’ as shown above.

Pan was chasing a water nymph named Syrinx. She cried aloud to her father, the river god Ladon to change her into a reed. He granted her prayer. Upset, Pan consoled himself by cutting some of the reeds and fashioning them into ‘pan pipes’. 

Pan is the son of Arcadian god Hermes. 

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