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'''Vána''' ([[Quenya|Q]]: "Beauty", pron. {{IPA|[ˈvaːna]}}) or '''Wána''' ([[Vanyarin]], {{IPA|[ˈwaːna]}}) is the name of a [[Valar|Valië]] also called ''the Ever-young''. She is the younger sister of [[Yavanna]] and wife of [[Oromë]]. "All flowers spring as she passes and open if she glances upon them; and all birds sing at her coming."<ref>{{S|IIb}}</ref> She dwells in gardens filled with golden flowers and often comes to the forests of Oromë.
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'''Vána''' ([[Quenya|Q]]: "Beauty", pron. {{IPA|[ˈvaːna]}}) or '''Wána''' ([[Vanyarin]], {{IPA|[ˈwaːna]}}) was the name of a [[Valar|Valië]] also called ''the Ever-young''. She was the younger sister of [[Yavanna]] and wife of [[Oromë]]. "All flowers spring as she passes and open if she glances upon them; and all birds sing at her coming."<ref>{{S|IIb}}</ref> She dwelt in gardens filled with golden flowers and often came to the forests of Oromë.
  
 
Before her departure to [[Middle-earth]], the [[Maiar|Maia]] [[Melian]] served Vána and [[Estë]], tending the flowering trees in the gardens of [[Irmo]].<ref>{{S|IIc}}</ref>  Another Maia, [[Arien]], tended the golden flowers of the garden of Vána before she was chosen as the guide of the vessel of the Sun.<ref>{{S|Sun}}</ref>
 
Before her departure to [[Middle-earth]], the [[Maiar|Maia]] [[Melian]] served Vána and [[Estë]], tending the flowering trees in the gardens of [[Irmo]].<ref>{{S|IIc}}</ref>  Another Maia, [[Arien]], tended the golden flowers of the garden of Vána before she was chosen as the guide of the vessel of the Sun.<ref>{{S|Sun}}</ref>

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Vána
Vala
Biographical Information
Other namesthe Ever-young
Family
SiblingsYavanna
SpouseOromë
Physical Description
GenderFemale

Vána (Q: "Beauty", pron. [ˈvaːna]) or Wána (Vanyarin, [ˈwaːna]) was the name of a Valië also called the Ever-young. She was the younger sister of Yavanna and wife of Oromë. "All flowers spring as she passes and open if she glances upon them; and all birds sing at her coming."[1] She dwelt in gardens filled with golden flowers and often came to the forests of Oromë.

Before her departure to Middle-earth, the Maia Melian served Vána and Estë, tending the flowering trees in the gardens of Irmo.[2] Another Maia, Arien, tended the golden flowers of the garden of Vána before she was chosen as the guide of the vessel of the Sun.[3]

Ainur
Valar
Lords:  Manwë · Ulmo · Aulë · Oromë · Mandos · Irmo · Tulkas
Queens:  Varda · Yavanna · Nienna · Estë · Vairë · Vána · Nessa
Former:  Melkor
Associated Maiar
Manwë Eönwë · Olórin Varda Ilmarë · Olórin · Arien
Ulmo Ossë · Uinen · Salmar Yavanna Aiwendil
Aulë Mairon · Curumo Estë Melian
Oromë Tilion · Alatar · Pallando Vána
Other Maiar
Balrogs Gothmog · Durin's Bane · Lungorthin
Wizards Saruman · Gandalf · Radagast · Blue Wizards (Rómestámo · Morinehtar)
Topics
Music · Valarin · Almaren · Valinor · Valmar · Second Music

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Silmarillion, "Valaquenta: Of the Valar"
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Silmarillion, "Valaquenta: Of the Maiar"
  3. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Silmarillion, "Quenta Silmarillion: Of the Sun and Moon and the Hiding of Valinor"