Vana is one of the lesser Vala in J.R.R. Tolkien's mythology. She is the younger sister of Yavanna, wife of Oromë, and her portfolio is Youth, in the sense of rejuvenation, renewal, and rebirth. She is probably drawn from the Norse goddess Iduna.

For lack of anything more interesting to speculate about, some theorize that Goldberry and Tom Bombadil were actually Vana and Oromë in disguise. However, I find the parallels are weak. Comparisons of their descriptions between The Silmarillion and The Fellowship of the Ring, as well as their interests, do not bear this out.

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