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List of Gods
NameOriginDescription
Madalait Australia Creator goddess and the sister-in-law of Wala, a sun goddess. Australia
Madari Qanat A fertility god and he who enriches in the mother’s womb. Qanat
Madb Celtic A Celtic goddess of war.
Madder-Akka Lapland Creator goddess. Lapland
Madhukara Buddhist God whose name means honey maker. Buddhist
Madumda N American The creator deity of the Pomo, frequently identified with Coyote.
Maeltine Mor-Brethach Ireland Maeltine Mor-Brethach - styled 'of the Great Judgments', he was a wise man of the Tuatha De Danaan who advised Lugh not to spare the life of Bres after the second battle of Magh Tuireadh. Ireland
Maenades Greek The priestesses of Dionysus, who at the celebration of his festivals gave way to expressions of frenzied enthusiasm, as if they were under the spell of some demonic power. Greek
Maenads Greek A goddesses of intoxication
Maera Greek One of the four daughters of Erasinus of Argos.
Maera Greek A daughter of Atlas, was married to Tegeates, the son of Lycaon.
Maera Greek A daughter of Proetus and Anteia, was one of the companions of Artemis, but was killed by her after she had become by Zeus the mother of Locrus
Maeve Ireland Mother goddess who is the apotheosis of the land Ireland
Mafdet Egypt Minor goddess who is Guardian against snakes and scorpions Egypt
Magano Ethiopia The supreme being of the Tambaro and the Sidamo, identified with the sky. Ethiopia
Magbabaya Philippines The highest and most powerful divinity, the creator and the sources of all life. Philippines
Magh Mor Ireland Firbolg princess/goddess Ireland
Magh Mor Irish A Fir Bolg princess/ goddess
Magha Hindu Benevolent minor goddess of fortune Hindu/Puranic/Epic
Magi Christian According to Christian fable, were Melchior, Gaspar, and Balthazar, three kings of the East. The first offered gold, the emblem of royalty, to the infant Jesus; the second, frankincense, in token of divinity; and the third, myrrh, in prophetic allusion to the persecution unto death which awaited the "Man of Sorrows."
Magic Rings Italy This superstition arose from the belief that magicians had the power of imprisoning demons in rings. The power was supposed to prevail in Asia, and subsequently in Salamanca, Toledo, and Italy.
Magna Mater Roman The Queen of Heaven, Mother of All the Gods, Great Mother of the gods, Creatrix of the Universe, etc. Mother goddess from the beginning of time and exists in almost every ancient mythology. She is the Earth or bears the planet and beings out of herself.
Magna Mater aka Cybele, Rhea Roman Magna Mater aka Cybele, Rhea. The Great Mother. Roman
Magne [megin Norse Strength]. A son of Thor. Norse
Magnes Greek 1. A son of Aeolus and Enarete, became the father of Polydectes and Dictys by a Naiad. The scholiast of Euripides calls his wife Philodice, and his sons Eurynomus and Eioneus but Eustathius calls his wife Meliboea, and mentions one son Alector, and adds that he called the town of Meliboea, at the foot of mount Pelion, after his wife, and the country of Magnesia after his own name. 2. A son of Argos and Perimele, and father of Hymenaeus from him also a portion of Thessaly derived its: name Magnesia. 3. A son of Zeus and Thyia, and brother of Macedon. Greek
Magni German This is a god of the future who has not yet arrived & a son of Thor
Magog Celtic A mountain deity
Magog and Gog Hebrew Are variously presented as men, supernatural beings (giants or demons), national groups, or lands. Gog and Magog occur widely in mythology and folklore.
Magpyr family Discworld A family of vampires who attempted to invade the kingdom of Lancre. Discworld
Mah Persia God, the progenitor of the cow who also presides over tides and time as well as God of the moon Persia
Mah-Abadean Dynasty Persia The first dynasty of Persian mythological history. Mah Abad (the great Abad) and his wife were the only persons left on the earth after the great cycle, and from them the world was peopled. Azer Abad, the fourteenth and last of this dynasty, left the earth because "all flesh had corrupted itself," and a period of anarchy ensued.
Maha-Ganapati Hindu Elephant god, this time with 10 arms Hindu/Puranic
Maha-Sarasvati Hindu Goddess, an emanation of Laksmi Hindu/Puranic
Mahabala Buddhist God, a rather fearsome emanation of Amitabha Buddhist/Mahayana
Mahabja Hindu Snake god, a Naga Hindu/Puranic
Mahadara Borneo The supreme being and creator of all things. The Ot-danoms, Borneo and Indonesia
Mahadeva Shaivism An aspect of Shiva, the supreme God in Shaivism.
Mahakala Buddhist Guardian god of science and tents Buddhist
Mahakala Hindu A Hindu Goddess, considered by some to be the consort of Shiva, and by others as the basis of Reality
Mahakali Hindu A form of the goddess Kali
Mahakali Hindu One of three manifestations of Mahadevi, The Great Goddess. Hindu
Mahakali Hindu Represent the ten Mahavidyas or "Great Wisdom Goddesses". She is depicted in this form as having ten heads, ten arms, and ten legs. Hindu
Mahakali Jain Goddess learning Jain
Mahakapi Buddhist God and epitaph of the Buddha in a previous incarnation when he was an ape Buddhist
Mahal Mata Hindu Mother goddess Hindu/Puranic/Epic
Mahalaya India A Devi goddess, the source of the universe. India
Mahalbiya Hausa Africa Goddess of healing, fevers, ulcers Africa
Mahalkakshmi India The Divine Mother. Goddess of war, wisdom and passion. India
Mahamanasika Jain Goddess of learning Jain
Mahamantranusarni Buddhist Guardian goddess Buddhist
Mahamataras Hindu Group of goddesses Hindu
Mahamayuri Buddhist Snake god Hindu/Buddhist/Mahayana
Mahapadma Hindu Snake god Hindu
Mahapararinirvanamurti Buddhist God Buddhist
Mahaprabhu India Singi-Arke. The supreme being and creator is generally benevolent but is known to cause fever and convulsions. His wife is Sita Mahalakshmi. The Bondo, India
Mahapratisara Buddhist Guardian goddess Buddhist
Mahapratyangira Buddhist Goddess Buddhist/Mahayana
Mahapurub India The creator god of the Raja Maria. Identified with Bhagavan. India
Maharaksa Buddhist Group of guardian goddesses Buddhist
Maharatri Hindu Goddess associated with Kali and Kamala Hindu/Puranic/Epic
Mahasahasprramardani Buddhist Goddess whose name means the thousandfold destroyer Buddhist
Mahasarasavati India One of the 108 names of Kali. India
Mahasitavati Buddhist Guardian goddess Buddhist
Mahaskti India Divine mother, goddess of war, passion, and wisdom, Supreme creator of the universe India
Mahaskti/ Mahesvari/ Mahakali/ Mahalkakshmi/ Mahasarasavati India She is not only in the divine mother, goddess of war, passion, & wisdom but she is the Supreme creator of the universe
Mahasri-Tara Buddhist Goddess Buddhist/Mahayana
Mahasthamparata India God of knowledge India
Mahatala Borneo Mahatara. The Prince Of The Sun and The King Of The Moon. The Ngaju, Borneo
Mahavidya Buddhist Of the collective name of a group of goddesses Buddhist/Mahayana
Mahayasa Buddhist Minor goddess Buddhist/Marriott
Mahcinatra Buddhist Goddess Buddhist/Tibet/Mahayana
Maheo Cheyenne The void dwelling omnipotent Great Spirit and creator who created the water, light and air. With the help of Coot he made land by placing mud on the back of Grandmother Turtle, who then became the earth. Cheyenne Indians
Mahes Egypt God of the sun normally worshipped in the region of the Nile delta Egypt
Mahesvari Hindu/Puranic/Epic The female energy of Mahesvara or Siva or as Durge the consort of Siva. Hindu/Puranic/Epic
Mahi Hindu Minor goddess of sacrifice Hindu/Vedic
Mahisa Hindu Demonic god Hindu/Puranic/Epic
Mahisasruramardini Hindu Form of the goddess Devi Hindu/Puranic
Mahiuikez Polynesia Fire god Polynesia
Maho Peneta Dakota The Great Spirit of the Mandan. North Dakota
Maho Peneta Mandan N American Great spirit USA
Mahodadhi Buddhist Minor goddess Buddhist/Meola
Mahoun Scotland Name of contempt for Mahomet, a Moslem, a Moor. In Scotland it used to mean devil.
Mahpiyato Lakota After the time of creation, the world was divided into three regions; the sky, the earth and waters and the underworld. When Mahpiyato created humans, they were placed in the subterranean region.. The Lakota, Plains Indians
Mahr Germanic Demonic being similar to an Alp germanic/Slavic
Mahrem Auxmite Ethiopia Head of the pantheon responsible for war Ethiopia
Mahu Lear The fiend-prince that urges to theft. Lear
Mahu Fon Africa She is the supreme goddess of the earth as well as a goddess of the moon & fertility
Mahui Iki Polynesia Goddess of fire and the underworld. Polynesia
Mahuika Polynesia Goddess of earthquakes who rules the edges of the underworld Polynesia
Mahzian-the-Word Nazorean The "spirit who bestows light." Early Nazorean
Maia Greek Goddess of midwives, the night sky, spring, fertility and fire Greek
Maia Greek Or Mcuas, a daughter of Atlas and Pleione (whence she is called Atlantis and Pleias), was the eldest of the Pleiades, and in a grotto of mount Cyllene in Arcadia she became by Zeus the mother of Hermes. Areas, the son of Zeus by Callisto, was given to her to be reared. Greek
Maia Roman A goddess of growth whose cult was associated with that of Vulcanus
Maianwatahe Sioux God of plenty and prosperous hunting. Sioux
Maimoa-a-Longona Polynesia The iron rock called Touiafutuna was split asunder and there leapt forth the second pair of the primordial male and female twins, Atungake and Maimoa-a-Longona. Tonga, Polynesia
Mainatavasara Melanesia One of Fiji’s fourteen vanua; the ancient gods. Melanesia
Maipe Argentina A supreme being associated with the darkness of night, the violent wind of the desert and other dangers. Argentina
Maiph Argentina A supreme being, considered beneficent. The Pampean/Patagonians, Argentina
Mair Brazil The demiurge of the Urubu. Brazil
Maira-Monan Brazil Maire-Monan. Among the Tupinamba, the creator god. Among the Tupi, a culture hero. Brazil
Maitresse Amelia Haitian A loa or minor deity. Haitian Vodun
Maitreya Buddhist Designate Buddhist/India
Maja Sioux Earth mother Sioux
Majas Gars Latvia Household god Latvia
Majestas Roman A divinity worshipped at Rome. She is mentioned in connection with Vulcan, and was regarded by some as the wife of that god, though it seems for no other reason but because a priest of Vulcan offered a sacrifice to her on the first of May. Roman
Maju Basque God who is the consort of the mother goddess and a divine spirit Basque
Makarom Manouwe Indonesia The masculine principle lives in the sky and sometimes in the sun, a primordial pair with Makarom Mawakhu. Island of Keisar, Indonesia
Makarom Mawakhu Indonesia The feminine principle is Present in the earth, and forms a primordial pair with Makarom Manouwe. Island of Keisar, Indonesia
Makawe New Zealand The chief god of the Arawa, Ngatituwharetoa, and Whanganui tribes. New Zealand
Make Make Polynesia God of creation. Polynesia, Easter Island
Makila Californoa The thunder god who gave the people knowledge and taught them hunting and fishing and the arts. With Kuksu, the creators. The northern Pomo, California
Makilehohoa Java A sky god, father of Kimulani. Nukumanu and Ontong Java Melanesia
Makonaima British Makunaima. The supreme god and creator who sent his son Sigu to rule over the earth. Among the Makushi he created the sky and earth, vegetation, animals and men. Among the Ackawoi and Caribs, he created birds, animals, and food plants, assisted by his son Sigu. British Guiana
Makowasendo Mexico The sky god is the husband of Nangkwijo, the earth. The Tewa, Pueblo Indians, New Mexico and Arizona
Makumba Rhodesia A great god, the tribal god from whom the chief gets his authority. He gives, deprives, and kills, is invoked and made offerings. The Baushi , Rhodesia
Makunaimma Caribbean/ C America He is the creator of the heavens, humans, & animals in no particular order
Mal Dravidian Pastoral god whose name means either the the great one or the dark one Dravidian/Tamil
Mal Dravidian/ Tamil He is a pastoral god whose name means either the the great one or the dark one
Mal Irish She was the goddess who ruled the hag's headland
Mala Buddhist Mother goddess Buddhist/Tibet
Mala Celtic Not actually a specific Goddess, more of a generalized concept of a Crone goddess. Celtic
Malak-bel Palmyra Of course other gods called "Lord" could be and sometimes were identified totally or in part with Bel Marduk. The god Malak-bel of Palmyra is an example, though in the later period from which most of our information comes he seems to have become very much a sun god which Marduk was not.
Malakbel N Arabia A vegetation god
Malakbel N Arabic , Vegetation god Arabic
Malamanganga'e Polynesia Creator being who was a personification of light Polynesia
Malamangangaifo Polynesia The other creator being that was a personification of light
Malambruno Spain The giant, first cousin of Queen Maguncia, of Canday'a, who enchanted Antonomasia and her husband, and shut them up in the tomb of the deceased queen. The infanta he transformed into a monkey of brass, and the knight into a crocodile. Don Quixote achieved their disenchantment by mounting the wooden horse called Clavileno.
Maliades Greek Nymphs who were worshipped as the protectors of flocks and of fruit-trees. The same name is also given to the nymphs of the district of the Malians on the river Spercheius. Greek
Malik Arabic Tutelary god, this name is found among other Semitic people and used as a designator for a god Arabic
Malimeihevao Polynesia A supernatural being known through the oral traditions of the Tonga, Polynesia.
Malinalxochitl Aztec Sorceress and goddess of snakes, scorpions and insects of the desert. Aztec
Mallina Inuit Goddess of the sun Inuit
Malsum Algonquin Destructive brother of Gluskap Algonquin
Mam Maya A god of evil
Mam Mayan God of evil Mayan
Mam Mopan Rain god Mopan
Mama Korea Goddess of healing Korea
Mama Allpa Peru Goddess of the harvest Peru
Mama Brigitte Celtic Guardian of the Cemetary and of the Dead. Celtic
Mama Cocha Inca Goddess rain, wind and the ocean Inca/Peru
Mama Kilya Inca Goddess of the moon Inca
Mama Pacha Inca Goddess of autumn Inca
Mama Qoca Inca Goddess of the ocean Inca
Mama Quilla Inca Goddess of the moon Inca
Mamaki Buddhist Goddess Buddhist
Mamaldi Amur/ Siberia She is the co-creator of earth but she was killed by her husband for creating Asia, for spite she created souls for at the magicians he built
Mamaldi Amur Siberia Co-creator of earth but she was killed by her husband for creating Asia, for spite she created souls for at the magicians he built Siberia
Mami Babylon Mother goddess, created humankind Babylon
Mami Sumeria Goddess of drunkenness and midwives Sumeria
Mami Wata Africa A pantheon of ancient water spirits or deities of the African diaspora.
Mami/ Mama Sumeria A goddess of drunkenness & midwives
Mamitu Akkadia Goddess of treaties and oaths, as well as a judge in the underworld Babylon/Mesopotamia/Akkadia
Mamlambo Zulu The mother goddess and the goddess of rivers. Zulu
Mammon Syriac The god of this world. Mammon was the Syrian god of wealth, similar to Plutus of Greek and Roman mythology. Syriac
Man of Brass Crete Talos, the work of Heph?stus. He traversed Crete to prevent strangers from setting foot on the island, and threw rocks at the Argonauts to prevent their landing. Talos used to make himself red-hot, and hug intruders to death.
Man of Sin Roman The Roman Catholics say the Man of Sin is Antichrist. The Puritans applied the term to the Pope of Rome; the Fifth-Monarchy men to Cromwell; many modern theologians apply it to that "wicked one" (identical with the "last horn" of Dan. vii.) who is to immediately precede the second advent.
Mana Oceanic A concept of an impersonal force or quality that resides in people, animals, and inanimate objects and that instills in the appreciative observer a sense of respect or wonder. Oceanic
Mana uDmuta s Mana and his Likeness, or Likeness of Spirit. Relates to the Mother of Life, coutnerpart of the Living Spirit in Mani's system. Early Nazorean
Manabozho aka Nanabush Ojibwa Manabozo, a spirit trickster figure and culture hero. He was the son of a human mother and Bangishimog, a spirit father. Nanabozho most often appears in the shape of a rabbit and is characterized as a trickster. He was sent to Earth by Gitchi Manitou to teach the Ojibwe, and one of his first tasks was to name all the plants and animals. Ojibwa
Manabozo/ Nena bu shu Menonemi US/ Canada A redeemer & a trickster who a rabbit on earth under a bowl
Manah Aribic One of the three chief goddesses of Mecca. The goddess of fate and the oldest of the three "Daughters of God". Aribic
Manang Jaban Bali A medicine man or woman, a witch doctor or wizard. There are both terrestrial and celestial Manang. Bali.
Manannan Manx Is believed to have three legs and his form of walking was to roll in a circular motion on his three legs like a wheel in order to get from place to place. Manx
Manannan Mac Lir Ireland/Welsh/Scots The god of the sea. He is often seen as a psychopomp, whose responsibility is to escort newly-deceased souls to the afterlife, and considered to have strong connections to the Otherworld islands of the dead, the weather, and the mists between the worlds. Ireland/Welsh/Scots
Manannan Mac Lir[Llyr] Irish/ Wales He was a shape shifter & chief Irish sea god
Manasa Hindu A naga and goddess of fertility. She is popularly known as the goddess of wish fulfilment and one who protects against snakebite. She is also associated with the earth and higher knowledge. Hindu
Manasi Indian The Goddess of Snakes. Indian
Manasvi Indian The goddess "That which controls mind". Indian
Manat Arabic Goddess, a daughter of Allah Arabic
Manavi Jain Goddess of learning Jain
Manawat Semitic Goddess of destiny Semitic(West)
Manawydan Welsh God of the sea. Welsh
Manawyddan Welsh A sea god
Manco Capac Inca God of war and the sun Inca/Quechua
Manda India Regent of the planet Saturn India
Manda d-Hiia Mandaean Christian (early) this god is concerned with teaching of life, redemption & a savior/ redeemer
Manda dHiia s Manda-d-Hiya, the son of Nis'ibtun. Manda d Hiia means Gnosis of Life, or Temple of the Living Ones. A Savior spirit sometimes identified with Hibil. Looks out for humanity. Younger brother of Hibil-Ziwa. Sometimes Mani's Living Spirit, but often Yeshu and Miryai. Identified with Yeshu when he was baptized by John. Manda dHiia and Mahzian appear to have originally been titles for the Living Spirit, but ones attached to Yeshu later on. Early Nazorean
Manda/ Sani India he is the divine and regent of the planet Saturn
Mandah Arabic Collective name of gods, guardian deities who took care of irrigation Arabic
Mandah/ Mundih Arabic A collective name of gods, guardian deities that took care of irrigation
Mandanu Akkadia God of divine judgment Babylon/Akkadia
Mandulis Greek God of the sun Greek/Nubian
Mandulis/ Merulis Greek/ Nubian a sun god
Manes Greek I.e. "the good ones" [mana], is the general name by which the Romans designated the souls of the departed but as it is a natural tendency to consider the souls of departed friends as blessed spirits, the name of Lares is frequently used as synonymous with Manes, and hence also they are called dii Manes, and were worshipped with divine honours. Greek
Mang Chin i China Goddess of the womb China
Mang Shen China Agriculture god China
Mangala Hindu Astral god Hindu
Mangala Hindu A goddess, a form of Parvati
Mangala Hindu Goddess, a form of auspicious bliss. Hindu
Mangalla India Stellar deity who rules the planet Mars India
Mangalubulan Batak God of thieves. Batak
Mangar-kunjer-kunja Australia A lizard god who created humans. He found the first beings, Rella manerinja, on one side of a hill; they were fused together and he separated them with a knife and cut holes for their mouths, ears, and noses, then gave them the knife, spear, shield, fire, boomerang, and the tjurunga, and lastly gave them a system of marriage. Australia
Mani Norse Moon or Maane. Brother of Sol (the sun, feminine), and both were children of the giant Mundilfare. Norse
Mania Etruscan An ancient and formidable Italian, probably Etruscan, divinity of the lower world, is called the mother of the Manes or Lares
Mania Etruscan An ancient and formidable Italian, probably Etruscan, divinity of the lower world, is called the mother of the Manes or Lares. As regards her being the mother of the Manes or Lares, the idea seems to have been, that the souls of the departed on their arrival in the lower world became her children, and either there dwelt with her or ascended into the upper world as beneficent spirits.
Manibozho Algonquin The Great Hare, a trickster god, and founder of their magical worship. He is also regarded as the inventor of fishing, hieroglyphs, and as the creator of the earth. Algonquin
Manidhara Buddhist Minor deity and Lokeshvara's attendant. Tibetan Buddhist
Manisha Indian Goddess of mind; intelligence, desires and wishes. Indian
Manito/ Manitou/ Manitu Lapiti/ Algonquin/ Lakota/ Ojibiwa & other tribes The Great Spirit
Manitou Algonquin Manito, Manitu, in traditional Algonquian First Nations culture, is the Great Spirit, the Creator of all things and the Giver of Life. "Manitou" is an Algonquin word for "spirit", and "Gitche Manitou" means "Great Spirit".