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List of Gods
NameOriginDescription
Kombu Bantu Africa God of creation Africa
Komodia Greek Goddess of happiness and amusement Greek
Kon Inca The god of rain and wind that came from the south. He was a son of Inti and Mama Quilla. Inca
Kon Peru he is the god of all the desert
Kondos Finnish A god of cereal crops that was renamed by the Christians to St. urban
Kongde China Goddess of justice China
Kongsim Korea Goddess of healing Korea
Kongsim Korean Goddess of healing. Korean
Kono Hana Sakuya Japan Goddess of spring Japan
Kono-Hana-Sakuya-Hime-No-Kami Japan Goddess of mountains Japan/Shinto
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Koolukoolwani Africa "It is agreed among the Zoolus, that their forefathers believed in the existence of an overruling spirit, whom they called Villenangi [Umvelinqangi] (literally the First Appearer), and who soon after created another heavenly being of great power, called Koolukoolwani, [Unkulunkulwana,] who once visited this earth, in order to publish the news (as they express it), as also to separate the sexes and colours among mankind. Duling the period he was below, two messages were sent to him from Villenangi, the first conveyed by a cameleon, announcing that men were not to die; the second, by a lizard, with a contrary decision. The lizard, having outrun the slow-paced cameleon, arrived first, and delivered his message before the latter made his apperance." Amazulu, South Africa
Korawini N American Mother of All Peoples and the goddess of jolly bonking. Paiute. North America
Korawini Paiute W USA A goddess of intercourse
Kore or Core Hopi The maiden, a name by which Persephone is often called. Greek
Kore/ Core Greek A goddess of springtime
Kornjunfer Germanic Goddess of grain germanic
Korobona Caribbean Goddess of lakes Caribbean
Koros Greek Goddess of extravagant joy and exuberance Greek
Korravai Davidian/ Tamil/ S India/ Sri Lanka though sweet to the to for (?) A war goddess
Korraval Dravidian Goddess of war India/Dravidian/Tamil/Sri Lanka
Korrawi India Goddess of battle and victory India/Tamil/Sri Lanka
Korrawi Tamil India/ Sri Lanka the goddess of battle & victory
Korred s The good-natured guardians of Brittany's standing stones.
Korrigan French Goddess of underground springs French
Korybantes Asia Minor Demonic companions of Kybele Asia Minor/
Koshchei Russia The Deathless, a powerful wizard or demigod who kidnapped Marena (Mara, the Russian goddess of death. Koshchie is the son of Vij, lord of the Underground, and travels on a war-horse or as a whirlwind. Russia
Kostroma Russian Benevolent and malevolent fertility goddess; like the Greeks' Persephone, she is a dying and reborn daughter. Russian
Kostromo Russian Kostrubonko - A dying-and-ressurecting spring fertility-god. Russian
Kostrubonko Russia God of spring. "...in Little Russia it used to be the custom at Eastertide to celebrate the funeral of a being called Kostrubonko, the deity of the spring. A circle was formed of singers who moved slowly around a girl who lay on the ground as if dead, and as they went they sang:
Kotar Syria God of blacksmiths Syria
Kotar/ Kautar/ Kusor Syria A god Blacksmiths
Kothar Canaan God of blacksmiths and crafts. Canaan
Kothar u Khasis Canaan The god of crafts
Kothar-wa-Hasis Ugaritic god of arts and crafts.
Kotisri Hindu A goddess of silk cultivation with responsibility of uprooting thorn bushes Sraddha Hindu.
Kotitonttu Finland Tutelary of the home.
Koto-Shiro-Nushi Japan God of love Japan/Shinto
Kottavei India Goddess of war India
Kottos Greek One of the Titans. He had a hundred hands. (See Briareus.) Greek
Kotys Thrace A goddess whose worship spread throughout Greece & Italy
Kotys or Cotys Phrygian A Thracian divinity, whose festival, the Cotyttia resembled that of the Phrygian Cybele, and was celebrated on hills with riotous proceedings.
Kou Njami Siberia Goddess of Sun. Siberia
Kouretes Greek Rustic spirits appointed by Rhea to guard the infant god Zeus in a cave on Mount Ida. Greek
Kourothropis Greek A really obscure goddess, who wet nursed, this goddess is known only from ritual texts
Kovas Lithuania God of war Lithuania
Koyote or Coyote Navaho At the time Coyote danced to make the corn grow, the story of the Great God Coyote commences. This is where Coyote first used his power given to him by the gods. At a Yeibache, ye’i·bicai, the people will dress up a poor man to look and act like Coyote. First Man told him to do many things. The other gods had the power, but they did not have the knowledge. First Man and First Woman were jealous of the others trying to grow corn and did not give them the knowledge to grow corn. They sent Coyote to go and make the corn grow. First Man and First Woman are themselves not to do such things, but they will have a hand in such things and send Coyote as their representative. Towards the end of the life of Coyote, he became almost mad with his power and it was taken from him because of this. Navaho
Krak Poland Legendary founder of Cracow. He rescued the people from control of a dragon.
Krasnyi Russian 'Red' or 'Beautiful'. Russian epithet to a girl and the sun.
Kratesis Greek Goddess of victory Greek
Kratos Greek God of strength Greek
Krishna Hindu 'Black.' This name occurs in the Rigveda, but without any relation to the great deity of later times. The earliest mention of Krishna, the son of Devaki, is in the Chhandogya Upanishad, where he appears as a scholar. Hindu
Krishna Indian The modern deity Krishna is the most celebrated hero of Indian mythology, and the most popular of all the deities. He is said to be the eighth Avatara or incarnation of Vishnu, or rather a direct manifestation of Vishnu himself. This hero, around whom a vast mass of legend and fable has been gathered, probably lived in the Epic age, when the Hindus had not advanced far beyond their early settlements in the north-west.
Krittika India Goddesses of the Pleiades India
Krodha India The mother "of all sharp-toothed monsters, whether on the earth, amongst the birds, or in the waters, that were devourers of flesh." India
Krodhadevatas Buddhist These are the gods of terror
Kronos Pre-Greek A fertility god celebrated by of harvest festival of Kronia
Kronos or Cronus Greek A son of Uranus and Ge, and the youngest among the Titans. He was married to Rhea, by whom he became the father of Hestia, Demeter, Hera, Hades, Poseidon, and Zeus. Cheiron is also called a son of Cronus. At the instigation of his mother, Cronus unmanned his father for having thrown the Cyclopes, who were likewise his children by Ge, into Tartarus. Out of the blood thus shed sprang up the Erinnyes. Greek
Krosdari Hindu Goddess, a rather emancipated goddess Hindu
Krsanu India An ineffectual guardian of immortality's plant who failed to prevent the falcon bringing Soma. India
Krttika[s] Hindu Minor malevolent goddess/es Hindu/Puranic/Epic
Krtya Hindu Goddess of witchcraft Hindu
Krukis Russia Patron god of smiths and domestic animals. Russia
Krumine Lithuania God of grain. Lithuania
Krumu mate Latvia Mother of shrubs, presided over bushes, shrubs and saplings. Latvia
Krun Nazorean Akrun. The ruler of one fo the levels of darkness. Called the "mountain of flesh". Opponent of Hibil Ziwa. Early Nazorean
Ksama Hindu In minor goddess Hindu/Puranic/Epic
Ksantiparmata Buddhist A philosophical deity
Kshumai Kafir/ Afghanistan A beneficent fertility goddess
Kshumai Kafir Afghanistan Beneficent goddess of fertility Afghanistan
Ksitigarbha Buddhist/Mahayana 'Earth-Womb'. "Name of a Bodhisattva who saves suffering beings in the hell" he aspires to deliver sentient beings wandering astray in the five(or six) paths of mundane existence. Buddhist/Mahayana
Ktazil Bhira Dakia Nazorean The Chosen Pure One (Yawar). Early Nazorean
Ku Hawaii God of power, war and warriors Hawaii
Ku Uasa Finnish God of water. Finnish
Ku'nkunxuliga Ma'maelegae BC Canada Tribal god and personification of the Thunderbird BC Canada
Ku'urkil Chukchee/ Siberia Not only god, but a powerful Shannon & the first man
Ku'urkil Chukchee Siberia Not only god, but a powerful Shannon and the first man Siberia
Kuan Ti China God of literature and fortune telling. China
Kuan Yin China Benign guardian goddess, probably of India origin China/Taoist
Kuan-Yin China Merciful One. A Buddhist boddhisattva and Asian Goddess. China
Kuanja Angola Goddess of hunting. Angola
Kuat Brazil God of the sun and war. Brazil
Kubaba Hurrian "gave bread to the fisherman and gave water, she made him offer the fish to Esagila" Shrines in her honour spread throughout Mesopotamia. In the Hurrian area she may be identified with Kebat, or Hepat, one title of the Hurrian Mother Goddess Hannahannah
Kubaba Kish This goddess, a former barmaid, reigned as queen of the third dynasty for 100 years
Kubai-khotun Anatolian 'Great Mother'; she dwells in the 'tree of life' or under its roots and protects and supports humans and animals. Her milk is the origin of the Milky Way. She was the primordial mother-goddess. Anatolian
Kubera Hindu/ Puranic/ Vedic/ Epic He is the guardian of the north as well as a god of riches
Kubera India A chief of the evil beings or spirits living in the shades: a sort of Pluto. India
Kubjika Hindu Goddess of writing Hindu
Kubuddhi Hindu Minor goddess whose name means stupid, she ran around with Gansea Hindu
Kucumatz Guatemala Kukumatz. Supreme god of Quiche people of Guatemala.
Kucumatz Mayan God who created all things from itself Mayan/Quiche
Kud Korea The Caca and in embodiment of the evil principal that abound in the world
Kudia Siberia God of the sky Siberia
Kuei Shing China God of literature presides in Ursa Major China
Kuei ku Tzu China Another god of fortune telling
Kuga Slovenia Goddess of fate. Slovenia
Kujaku Myoo Buddhist Gives protection against drought and protects against all evil in the Shingo sect of Japan. Buddhist
Kuju Yukaghir Benevolent sky spirit who supplies with food Yukaghir
Kuk Egypt Primeval god, one of a pair, a member of the Ogdoad, who represent the darkness who reigned prior to the creation of any heavenly body. Egypt
Kuklikimoku Polynesia God of war. Polynesia
Kuku-Ki-Waka-Murpo-Tsuna-Ne-No-Kami Japan/ Shinto The god that guards the home & its environs
Kuku-Toshi-No-Kami Japan God responsible for a harvest of full grown rice, his shrines are often served by Buddhist priests. Japan
Kuku-ki-waka-muro-tsunane-no-kami Japan God who is the protector of houses, the name denotes the beams, and the ropes with which the beams were bound together. Japan
Kuku-no-chi-no-kami Shinto The Deity of Trees, whose name is Deity Stem-Elder. Shinto
Kukudhi aka Kukuthi Albanian An undead or vampire which grows stronger with time until, after thirty years, it reachs a final stage where he is no longer required to return to its grave and can live in a home during the day. He then typically travels to other lands as a merchant. Albanian
Kukulcan Maya He is the wind god that started life as a god of the Toltec
Kukulcan Mayan Wind god who started life as a god of the Toltec Mayan
Kukuth Albania Female demon of sickness. Albania
Kukuth/ Kukudhi Albania This is a female demon of sickness had an unhappy life at as a human
Kul Eskimo A water spirit who may be malevolent but generally helps with fishing. As a show of gratitude, it is customary to offer him some of the fish caughts at the beginning of the season. Eskimo
Kuladevi Hindu The family Goddess. Another name for Durga. Hindu
Kulcan Mayan The Mayan supreme god. He was also a god of the four elements, the creator god, god of resurrection and reincarnation.
Kulika Buddhist According to Buddhist legend, the first notable king of Shambhala, King Suchandra was the one who requested teaching from the Buddha that would allow him to practice the dharma without renouncing his worldy enjoyments and responsibilities.
Kulika Hindu One of the eight serpent kings, described as of a dusky brown colour and having a half-moon on his head. Hindu
Kulisankusa Jain Goddess of learning Jain
Kulisevari Buddhist Goddess often shown with a corpse Buddhist/Mahayana
Kulla Akkadia God of builders and responsible for the creation of bricks Babylon/Akkadia
Kullervo Finland Tragic antihero. Model for Tъrin Turambar in Tolkien's Silmarillion.
Kulshedra Albania Female demonic individual in who may be either an enormous hag with pendulous breasts and/or a dragon like monster who spits fire Albania
Kumarbi[s] Hittite/ Hurrian The creator/ father of the gods
Kumarbis Hittite Creator/father of the gods Hittite/Hurrian
Kumari Hindu A name of Skanda, god of war. In the Brahmanas the term is applied to Agni. Hindu
Kumbhakarna Hindu A monster who, under the curse of Brahma, slept for six months at a time and remained awake for only a single day. Hindu
Kumokums Modoc Oregon Creator god Oregon
Kumuda Hindu A Naga or serpent king whose sister, Kumudvati, married Kusa, son of Rama. Hindu
Kun China A mythological bird. China
Kun Aymara Bolivia Snow god and main deity Bolivia
Kun Lun Chinese The Kunlun mountains are well known in Chinese mythology and are believed to be Taoist paradise. The first to visit this paradise was King Mu. He supposedly discovered there the Jade Palace of Huang-Di, the mythical Yellow Emperor and originator of Chinese culture, and met Hsi Wang Mu, the 'Spirit Mother of the West' usually called the 'Queen Mother of the West', who was the object of an ancient religious cult which reached its peak in the Han Dynasty, also had her mythical abode in these mountains.
Kun tu bzan po Tibet Head of god in the Bon pantheon Tibet
Kun-Rig Buddhist God associated associated with the prayer wheel Buddhist/Tibet
Kunado-No-Kami Japan Guardian deity of roads and crossroads Japan/Shinto
Kunapipi Alawa Australia Type of magna mater, rather unpleasant who is still a part of the rite of passage for males Australia
Kundalini Aztec Mother goddess responsible for provision of all food from the soil Aztec
Kundalini Yoga The energy associated with a spiralling, or circulating, fire serpent that lies dormant before its journey through the known chakras, and the hidden Dark Star whose perihelion passage through the system. Yoga
Kunitokotatchi Japan/Shinto Chief deity. Japan/Shinto
Kunmanngur Australia Is a serpent from an Aboriginal tale, "The Flood and the Bird Men", told by Kianoo Tjeemairee of the Murinbata tribe. There are many names for the Rainbow Serpent in Aboriginal mythology, depending on location and language. It is a powerful symbol of fertility and creation. Australia
Kunti India In her maidenhood she showed such respectful devotion to the sage Durvasas, that he gave her a charm by means of which she might have a child by any god she pleased to invoke. She called upon the sun, and by him had a son named Karna, but without any detriment to her virginity; still, to keep her affair secret, the child was exposed on the banks of the Yamuna. India
Kuntu bXan Po Tibet/ Bon This god was the head of the pantheon
Kuo Tzu i China Another god of happiness
Kupal'nitsa Russian Russian Mother goddess of the southwest, consort of Ivan Kupalo. She seems synonymous with Kubai-khotun and Kupalo/Kupala.
Kupala Slavic The goddess of herbs, sorcery, sex, and midsummer. She is also the Water Mother, associated with trees, herbs, and flowers. Slavic
Kupalo Russia Goddess of midsummer. Russia
Kupalo Russian Russian and Balkan midsummer goddess associated with water, magic, fertility, trees, flowers, and herbs.
Kupalo Slavic A goddess of fertility, sex & fire
Kupole Lithuanian The spirit of springtime vegetation and flowers. The Festival of Kupole was associated with Feast of St. John the Baptist. In this festival, women picked sacral herbs, danced and sang songs. Kupolines is also known as Rasos. Lithuanian
Kura-Okami-No-Kami Japan Rain god who may also cause snow falls Japan/Shinto
Kurdalaegon Caucasus Kurdaligon. God of blacksmiths who shoes the hooves of dead men's horses. Caucasus
Kurdalaegon/ Kurdaligon Ossetian Caucus mtns and in The god of all blacksmiths with a strange job
Kuretes Greek The nine dancers who venerate Rhea, who clashed their spears and shields to drown out the wails of infant Zeus. Greek
Kurke Prussia God of grain. Prussia
Kurke/ Curche Prussia he is a god of grain
Kurma Hindu/Puranic/Epic Avatar of Visnu. In the form of a tortoise he placed himself at the bottom of the sea of milk, and made his back the base or pivot of the mountain Mandara. The gods and demons twisted the great serpent Vasuki round the mountain' and, dividing into two parties, each took an end of the snake as a rope, and thus churned the sea until they recovered the desired objects. Hindu/Puranic/Epic
Kurma[vatara] Hindu/ Puranic/ Epic An avatar of Visnu
Kuru Hindu A prince of the Lunar race, son of Samvarana by Tapati, a daughter of the sun. Hindu
Kurukalla Buddhist A goddess, usually of terrifying appearance
Kurukalla Buddhist Goddess, usually of terrifying appearance Buddhist
Kurukalla Hindu A goddess, one of the Tantric deities
Kurukalla Hindu Goddess, one of the Tantric deities Hindu
Kurukalla Tibet Goddess of riches Tibet
Kurunta Hittite This god's symbol is the stag. He is associated with rural areas. Hittite
Kurunta? Hittite He is a god of rural areas
Kus Akkadia God of herdsmen Babylon/Mesopotamia/Akkadia/Sumeria
Kus Brahma A king of Brahma's seed who bore
Kusag Babylon Not only is he this patron god of priests, he is the high priest of the gods. Babylon
Kushi-Dama-Nigi-Haya-Hi Japan God of the sun, the apotheosis of the morning sun Japan/Shinto
Kushi-Iwa-Mado-no-Mikoto Japan Guardian god, protects entrance gates Japan/Shinto
Kusor the Mariner Phonecian Great God of Mariners and Inventors. Brother of Hasisu, 'son of law', craftsman of the gods. Invented mechanical devices, the fishing boat and fishing, architecture, and navigation. Skilled in divination, soothsaying, and the arts of incantation and magic formulas. Phonecian
Kusta Nazorean Kushta, means Truth, and the Monastery (Sangha) and is a name of Miryai, the spouse of Mind in Valentinian theology. Early Nazorean
Kusuh Hurrian God of the moon. Hurrian
Kutkhu Kamchadal/ SE Siberia A male and guardian spirit
Kutkhu Kamchadal East Male and guardian spirit Siberia(East)
Kutkinnaku Koryak/ Siberia This is the spirit that taught mankind to haunt it & catch fish in addition to giving them the fire stick & the shamans drum
Kuu Finland God of Moon.
Kuvalaswa India A prince of the Solar race, who had 21,000 sons. Attended by his sons he attacked the great Asura, Dhundhu, who lived in a sea of sand, and harassed the devotions of the pious sage Uttanka. They unearthed the demon and slew him. India
Kuvalayapida Hindu An immense elephant, or a demon in elephantine form, belonging to Kansa, and employed by him to trample the boys Krishna and Balarama to death. The attempt failed and the elephant was killed. Hindu
Kvasir Norse The God of Ultimate Wisdom. Norse
Kwan Yin China Goddess of childbirth, compassion and mercy China
Kwannon Japan Merciful One. A Buddhist boddhisattva and Asian Goddess. Japan
Kwanonn Japan Merciful One. A Buddhist boddhisattva and Asian Goddess. Japan
Kwanseieun Korea Merciful One. A Buddhist boddhisattva and Asian Goddess. Korea
Kwoth Sudan Is considered to be the spirit in or of the sky. Like all spirits Kwoth is invisible and omnipresent, but he manifests himself in a number of forms. Nuer, eastern Sudan
Kyanwa Nigeria Goddess of hunting. Nigeria
Kybele Phrygian Phrygian mother of the gods; an Asiatic goddess associated with Rhea
Kybele/ Kybebe/ Cybele Phrygian/ NW Turkey A rather important Asian mother goddess who likely started as a mountain goddess
Kypala Slavic Goddess of long life. Slavic
Kyriel Christians Angels of the Mansions of the Moon.
Kyumbe Zaramo Tanzania He created all living things on the earth
L'etsa'aplelana Bella Coola/ PNW Canada The goddess who initiates the shamans
L?laps Greek A very powerful dog given by Diana to Procris; Procris gave it to Cephalos. While pursuing a wild boar it was metamorphosed into a stone. Greek
Labe Arabian The Circe of the Arabians, who, by her enchantments, transformed men into horses and other brute beasts. She is introduced into the Arabian Nights' Entertainments, where Beder, Prince of Persia, marries her, defeats her plots against him, and turns her into a mare. Being restored to her proper shape by her mother, she turns Beder into an owl; but the prince ultimately regains his own proper form.
Lacedaemon Sparta A son of Zeus by Taygete, was married to Sparta, the daughter of Eurotas, by whom he became the father of Amyclas, Eurydice, and Asine. He was king of the country which he called after his own name, Lacedaemon, while he gave to his capital the name of his wife, Sparta.
Lachesis Greek One of the fates. Greek
Lactanus Greek Lactans, Lacturnus, and Lacturcia, Lactura, Roman divinities, who were believed to protect the young fruits of the field. Some believe that Lactans and Lacturcia are mere surnames of Ops, and that Lacturnus is a surname of Saturnus. Greek
Lactanus/ Lactans Roman A minor god of agriculture
Lactura Greek A grain goddess
Lada Slavic Goddess of happiness and love. Slavic
Ladogenes or Ladonis Greek A name by which the poets sometimes designated Daphne, the daughter of Ladon. Greek
Ladon Greek The dragon who was believed to guard the apples of the Hesperides. He is said to have been able to assume various tones of voice, and to have been the offspring of Typhon and Echidna but he is also called a son of Ge, or of Phorcys and Ceto. He had been appointed to watch in the gardens of the Hesperides by Juno, and never slept; but he was slain by Heracles and the image of the fight was placed by Zeus among the stars. Greek
Laeding Norse One of the fetters with which the Fenris-wolf was bound. Norse
Laerad Norse A tree near Valhal. Norse
Lahama Sumeria The water condition demons that it belonged to Enki