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sune, goddess of love and beauty

Sune, goddess of love and beauty

Sune, also known as Lady Firehair, was the goddess of love and beauty. She had more power over love than governance. Her dogma was based primarily on love and beauty. It was with the Sunite giving priority to those who respond to her appearance. Her symbol was a beautiful, red-haired woman.

Some people speculated that Sune might be the same as Athena, the Olympian goddess pantheon’s goddess.

Details of Sune, goddess of love and beauty

Sune was dressed in a nearly transparent gown when she appeared before the mortals at Faerun. Her lustrous red hair fell to the ground, and her sparkling eyes with ruby red plump lipsticks were her trademark.

Sune’s most high priest was called the Heartwarder. That was usually the most beautiful/beautiful clergy person, both inside and outside. They were expected not to look too flattering and give sweet words to others at least five times per month.

WORSHIPERS & CLERGY – TEMPLES

Except for those who see beauty and love as a weakness, the church is loved by many in Faerun. The church of Sune is less influential than its fame might suggest, however, because most Sune is flighty, vain, and superficial, but essentially harmless. Sune is in fierce competition with Hanali Celanil’s followers, an elven goddess of beauty.

The goddess of love and beauty, Sune is an aesthete, hedonist and seeks pleasure in all things. Their life revolves around aesthetic pleasure. They were patrons of promising actors and importers of exotic luxuries such as satin and fine wine. To conceal identity and protect the body, Sunite clergy are encouraged to use disguises to perform dirty jobs. Devout clerics support adventurers and other people who destroy beautiful creations. Her followers enjoyed hearing romance stories and looking gorgeous. 

Sune’s clergy strive to create beauty, either as an artist of static fine art, paintings, tapestries, or blown-glass ornaments, but also as a dancer, if they fail at anything else. Suppose one of them becomes skilled in creating beauty. In that case, they are obliged to share their knowledge with others and not turn away anyone genuine. To promote beauty and love, the church should receive any money earned through such pieces of training.

Sune’s clerics are expected not to look too sexy and shower others with sweet words at most five times per month. Sunite clerics are known to multiclass as bards and rogues.

It is rare to see a cleric abandoning everything and running off into the wilderness, especially if the act’s goal is a beautiful object or a beautiful person. Such behavior is not considered scandalous in the church.

Vestments

Sune, goddess of love and beauty, does not shy away from their bodies. Monastic robes are the standard ceremonial attire of Sunite clerics. They also have habits for women and monastic robes, which are both designed to highlight the body and dyed deep crimson. During rituals, hair is usually long and let down. Other times, clerics tie their hair back with crimson scarfs. They wear clothes that are appropriate for the occasion but still flattering to the body. Red hair is considered to be touched by the deity. However, any shade of hair or skin is welcome as long as it’s beautiful and unmarred.

Hierarchy

The organization of the Sunite church is loose and informal. Its leadership frequently changes according to the wishes of its clergy. The highest priest of Sune was the Heartwarder. It is the most beautiful member of the clergy, both from the inside and outside.

Temples

Sunite temples can be stunning structures of extraordinary design or elegant, classically designed structures. They are enhanced by beautiful landscaping, including numerous paths and promenades. Many Sunite temples have beautiful gardens, trellises, pavilions, well-trained vines, and carefully tended trees and topiaries. Most Sunite temple gardens feature beautiful sculptures and elegant fountains that emit soft, magical lighting. Many temples were used as social salons, and others had public baths.

The shrines were often found at the corners of busy streets. A small, ornate roof would be attached to the shrine with a mirror beneath. These shrines were used to examine one’s appearance and offer prayers to Sune. For those who couldn’t afford them, some shrines had cosmetic and perfume items.

Rituals

Sune’s clerics pray at dawn after taking a relaxing scented bath or after washing their hands. Greengrass And Midsummer Night.  Individual temples also observe many local sacred days.

The church of Sune hosts a service at least once per month grant RevelA large party that includes dancing, poetry recitation, and heartrendingly beautiful music. Outsiders are welcome with the intention of attracting converts.

Feast of Love:

 This is a quieter, more intimate affair only open to the faithful. They lie down on couches, enjoy liqueurs, sweet pastries, and appetizers while the lone dancers take part. Interspersed with these dances, you will hear prose and romantic verse read out loud, as well as songs of love performed by skilled minstrels. These rituals usually break down into private gatherings. However, bards are always available to share stories of courtly love and mysteries of Faerun with those who don’t feel like socializing in a more private setting.

Sune, goddess of love and beauty, can also pray to Sune while sitting in a bath or pool and looking into a glass with candles or natural light. Sune gives guidance by sending visions to them through the mirror. Often, this involves altering the reflection. In recent years, Sune has seen a significant increase in the number of adventurers in Sune’s clergy. Now females outnumber their male counterparts by four to one.

How did the clerics of Sune, goddess of love and beauty work?

Sune’s clerics wanted to bring beauty to the world through many forms. All of them were pleasing to the eyes. They were patrons of promising actors and importers of exotic luxuries such as satin and fine wine. Her admirers enjoyed being beautiful and hearing stories of romance. Levels ranged from true love conquering all, star-crossed love, and following your heart. 

She often held social salons in her temples, where she displayed mirrors for lay parishioners. Some even offered public baths to the local population. The shrines were usually located on busy streets. A small, ornate roof would be attached to the shrine with a mirror beneath. These shrines were beneficial to examine one’s appearance and offer prayers to Sune. For those who couldn’t afford them, some shrines had cosmetic and perfume items.

Orders

Sisters and Brothers of the Ruby Rose

Bards, fighters, and paladins make up this knightly order affiliated with the Church Of Sune. They were primarily responsible for guarding holy sites and temples of the Sunite religion. However, they occasionally accompanied clerics doing good works or seeking to please the Lady of Love. The order was initiated by a night of vigil at a temple dedicated to Sune. The goddess could grant a vision or other boon to the candidate if she were in favor.

History of Sune, goddess of love and beauty

Sune’s story is told chiefly through myth about her romances and flirtations. There are stories of her relationships with almost every god, except Talona and Umberlee. Sune was opposed to their destructionist acts. Despite this, the goddess has no known origin. The earliest mentions of her divinity in the Golden Age of Netheril (-2207 to -1205 DR),[citation needed]) and the first mention of her being a clergyman during the Shadowed Age (-696 to -339 DR) are her first conjectures. [citation required]

During the Time of Troubles, Sune rescued Sharess from death at the hands of Shar and restored the corrupted deity to her original state before Shar’s influence affected her.

The Spellplague destroyed sune’s plane of Brightwater. Selune, however, invited Sune and her exarchs along to the Gates of the Moon. It was discovered that Sune had many lesser powers of love in Realms, including Hanalei Celanil. Along with Tyr and Lathander, Sune was one of three deities that declared Cyric should be jailed due to the apparent death of Mystra.

Relationships

Lliira, as well as Sharess, served Sune. Sune gave her support to Mystra during her fight against Shar and the Shadow Weave. Shar was adamant that Sharess had been saved from her. Selune was also an ally of her, as well as Mill and Lathander. However, she has since left the Shadow Weave. Sune enjoyed long-lasting relationships and casual flirtations.

Lady Firehair disliked the Gods of Fury and Tempus for their destruction of beautiful things. Despite her dislike for the Gods of Fury, she didn’t have any true enemies. Tempus thought her too flighty to be worthy of the conflict.

Summary

Outside of the Realms, Sune was considered a “backwater power with delusions of grandeur” by her deific peers, such as Freya, Aphrodite, and Hanalei Celanil. Still, otherwise, they got on well together – Sune, goddess of love and beauty, of course, believing that she was the most beautiful of all of them.

Alignment

Chaotic good

Symbol

Face of a beautiful red-haired woman

Portfolio

Love, beauty, passion

Domains

Life, Light

Worshipers

Hedonists, promoters of art

Channel divinity

Preserve life
Preserve life Radiance of the dawn