Spirit of love beauty and spring Lada was widely venerated throughout Slavic Europe as well as Baltic Lithuania. She was and remains an extremely popular and beloved goddess. Lada lives inside Earth like a hibernating bear but emerges with the Vernal Equinox and migrating birds signal her imminent arrival. Lada is the spirit of the awakening Earth as well as awakening desire too. Lada inspires happiness harmony and bliss.
Lada’s name means peace union and harmony. Lada creates harmony within the household and in marriages, she blesses unions of love with peace and goodwill. In Russia when a couple is happily married it is said that they ‘live in Lada.’