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List of Gods
NameOriginDescription
Manjughosa Buddhist Speaks from the depths of Enlightened awareness and transforms wrong views into Wisdom. A Buddhist Bodhisattva
Manjusri Buddhist The bodhisattva of keen awareness. Buddhist
Manmatha Hindu God of love, represented as a young and handsome winged man who wields a bow and arrows. His bow is made of sugarcane with honeybees on it as the string and his arrows are decorated with five kinds of fragrant flowers. Its string is made of a chain of honeybees. Hindu
Mannheimar Norse Mannheimar (plural) [Homes of man]. Our earth. Manheim. Norse
Manohel-Tohel Mayan Creator god. Mayan
Mansa, Matsya, Madya, Maithuna, Mudra Hindu M. The five M's: Mansa, Matsya, Madya, Maithuna, and Mudra (flesh, fish, wine, women, and gesticulation). The five forms of Hindu asceticism.
Mantchu Muchangu Africa Strange but by teaching humans how to make clothes & covering their bodies he ended up being the god of dressmakers
Mantius Greek A son of Melampus, brother of Antiphates and the father of Cleitus. Greek
Manto Greek 1. A daughter of the Theban soothsayer Teiresias.
Manto Greek 2. A daughter of the soothsayer Polyeidus (Polyidus)
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Mantra or Mintra Persian A spell, a talisman, by which a person holds sway over the elements and spirits of all denominations. Persian
Manu Hindu Primordial creator god Hindu/Vedic
Manungal Akkadia Chthonic underworld god Babylon/Mesopotamia/Akkadia/Sumeria
Manuzi Syria Goddess of mountains, part of the pair with the weather god Syria
Manuzi/ Liluri Syria A mountain goddess, part of the pair with the weather god
Manzasiri Kalmyk Mongol Primeval god from whose body at the world of was formed Mongol
Mao Meng China God of astronomy, Jupiter, Mercury China
Maponos British Tribal god British
Mara Buddhist Goddess of death or the evil principle Buddhist
Mara Norse Definitely a goblin to fear, he seizes males while in their beds & removes all speech & motion
Mara Norse Definitely a goblin to fear, he seizes males while in their beds and removes all speech and motion. Norse
Mara d Rabuta Aramaic Mara-d-Rabutha-'laita, Aramaic word meaning Priest and King and Angel.
Mara d Rabutha Aramaic Mara d Rabutha is the Lord of Greatness. Aramaic
Marama Maori Goddess of the moon Polynesia/Maori
Marawa Melanesia God who made human beings mortal, supposedly only because he did not know how they were made Melanesia
Marcassin Italian The Prince of the Italian fairies.
Marchocias Europe Prince of the hellish realms, supposedly one of the angels who followed Satan. Medieval Europe
Marchocias Medieval Europe He is a prince of the hellish realmy, supposedly one of the angels that followed Satan
Marcia Proba Britain A warrior queen goddess
Marcia Proba British Warrior queen goddess British
Marcia Proba Celtic Goddess of justice Celtic
Mardal Norse Mardoll or Martholl. One of the names of Freyja. Mardallar gratr (the tears of Mardal), gold. Norse
Marduk Babylon God of fertility , the lord of all the gods Babylon/Mesopotamia
Maret Jikky Botocudo Supreme goddess Botocudo
Maretkhmakniam Botocudo Supreme god Botocudo
Margawse British Mother, aspect of the goddess British/Welsh
Marginen Siberia A personification of the creative principle of the world. The Chukchee, Siberia
Margutte France A giant ten feet high, who died of laughter on seeing a monkey pulling on his boots. France
Mari Buddhist The deification of literature
Mari Buddhist Deification of literature Buddhist
Mari Davidian/ Tamil A rain goddess & the goddess of smallpox
Mari Dravidian Rain goddess and the goddess of smallpox Dravidian/Tamil
Mari East Mother and goddess of the sea Middle east
Mari Mai Hindu Plague goddess associated with cholera Hindu
Mari/ Marian Middle East A mother & sea goddess
Marian Greek An ancient pagan Sea-goddess
Mariana Belem A goddess of healing & protector of sailors
Mariana Belem Goddess of healing and protector of sailors Belem
Mariana Brazil Goddess of love Brazil
Marica Etruscan Goddess of agriculture. Etruscan
Marici Buddhist Solar goddess Buddhist/China
Marie aim'e Martinique Goddess of disease Martinique
Marina Slavic Goddess of the moon Slavic
Marinette Haiti An goddess of the earth Haiti
Marishi Ten Japan Goddess of dawn and warriors Japan
Mariyamman Dravidian Plague goddess with a bizarre form of penance Dravidian/Tamil
Mark Cornwall A mythical king of Cornwall, Sir Tristram's uncle. He lived at Tintagel Castle, and married Isolde the Fair, who was passionately enamoured of his nephew, Sir Tristram. The illicit loves of Isolde and Tristram were proverbial in the Middle Ages.
Marmalik Kafir/ Afghanistan A chthonic underworld god
Marmalik Kafir Afghanistan Chthonic underworld god Afghanistan
Marnas N Arabia A local tutelary god
Marnas N Arabic , Local tutelary god Arabic
Marpessa Greek A daughter of Evenus and Alcippe. She was the wife of Idas and became by him the mother of Cleopatra, or Alcyone, wife of Meleager. Their daughter was called Alcyone because Marpessa was once carried off by Apollo, and lamented over the separation from her beloved husband, as Alcyon had once wept about Ceyx. Greek
Marruni Melanesia God of earthquakes Melanesia
Mars Roman An ancient Roman god, who was at an early period identified by the Romans with the Greek Ares, or the god delighting in bloody war, although there are a variety of indications that the Italian Mars was originally a divinity of a very different nature. Roman
Marsyas Greek Or Mapotfas, a mythological personage, connected with the earliest period of Greek music. He is variously called the son of Hyagnis, or of Oeagrus, or of Olympus. Some make him a satyr, others a peasant. Greek
Martha Christian Patron saint of good housewives, is represented in Christian art as clad in homely costume, bearing at her girdle a bunch of keys, and holding a ladle or pot of water in her hand. Like St. Margaret, she is accompanied by a dragon bound, but has not the palm and crown of martyrdom. The dragon is given to St. Martha from her having destroyed one that ravaged the neighbourhood of Marseilles. Christian
Martu Sumeria 'He who dwells on the pure mountain' and is sometimes described as a 'shepherd', a son of the sky-god Anu. Sumeria
Marunogere Kiwai Papuans After he taught them how to build their great communal houses he bored a hole in each woman to give her sexual organs and in the evening he was content to die after he felt the gentle rocking of the great house as the men and women were locked in the first sexual embrace. Kiwai Papuans
Marunogere Kiwi-Papua New Guinea A very popular fellow, he taught people to make their houses but most importantly he created the sexual parts of women, but not claimed to be a god
Marutgana Hindu Maruts, storm deities and sons of Rudra and Diti and attendants of Indra. The number of Maruts varies from two to sixty (three times sixty in RV 8.96.8. They are very violent and aggressive, described as armed with golden weapons i.e. lightnings and thunderbolts, as having iron teeth and roaring like lions, as residing in the north, as riding in golden chariots drawn by ruddy horses. Hindu
Marutgana/ Maruts Hindu/ Vedic Storm gods
Maruts India This is a group of storm spirits
Marzana Poland Goddess of winter Poland
Masauwu Hopi God of fire, war, death, and the night Hopi
Masaya Nicaragua Goddess of fire volcanoes and earthquakes Nicaragua
Masgm Enochian A minor angel. Enochian
Massassi Zimbabwe Goddess of the morning star Zimbabwe
Master of Winds Iroquois God of the winds Iroquois
Mastor Greek Two mythical personages, one the father of Lycophron in Cythera, and the other the father of Halitherses in Ithaca.
Mat Slavic Goddess of the earth Slavic
Mat/ Zemlya Syra Slavonic The earth goddess
Mata Hindu Primeval mother goddess Hindu
Mata Ireland The Sea-Turtle that could suck down a man in armour. Ireland
Matara Hindu Mother goddess applied to the divine mothers Hindu
Mataras India Group of goddesses India
Mataras/ Ambikas India A Group of goddesses
Matarisvan Hindu Minor messenger god Hindu/Epic
Mater Matula Italy A sky goddess
Mater Matuta Roman Goddess of the dawn, the sky and seafaring Roman
Matergabiae Lithuania Goddess of fire, and the home Lithuania
Math fab Mathonwy Welsh A king of Gwynedd who needed to rest his feet in the lap of a virgin unless he was at war, or he would die. Welsh
Mathgen Ireland Mathgen - the great magician of the Tuatha de Danaan who had the power to topple mountains onto his enemies. Ireland
Mathit Egypt Tree goddess who helps the dead climb to heaven Egypt
Matholwch Ireland A King of Ireland, is a character in the Second Branch of the Mabinogi
Mathonwy Welsh A benevolent ruler of the underworld akin to Beli, or perhaps that god himself under another title, for the name Math. Welsh
Mati syra zemlya Slavic Goddess of justice Slavic
Matlalceuitl aka Matlalcueje Aztec Goddess of rainfall and singing. Identified with Chalchiuhtlicue. Aztec
Matlalcueye Aztec Minor goddess of fertility. Aztec
Matres Celtic Triads of mother goddesses Roman/Pan-Celtic
Matriel, Matarel, Matariel, Ridya and Zalbesal Greek Angels of the Rain.
Matrona Celtic Goddess of the Marne River Celtic
Matronae Celtic These are the three mother goddesses that oversee fertility, they prefer peace, tranquillity & kids
Matronit Spain Goddess of chastity, promiscuity, and motherhood. Spain
Matsuo Japan God of sake brewers Japan/Shinto
Matsya Hindu Incarnation of the god Visnu Hindu/Puranic/Epic
Maturaiviran Hindu Locally worshipped god with an interesting story Hindu
Maugys Britain A giant who keeps a bridge leading to a castle by a riverside, in which a beautiful lady is besieged. Sir Lybius, one of Arthur's knights, does battle with the giant; the contest lasts a whole summer's day, but terminates with the death of the giant and liberation of the lady. Britain
Maui Maori Tutelary god Polynesia/Maori
Maut Egypt Female principle of generation. Egypt
Mauthe Dog Manx A spectre hound that for many years haunted the ancient castle of Peel town, in the Isle of Man. This black spaniel used to enter the guard-room as soon as candles were lighted, and leave it at day-break. While this spectre-dog was present the soldiers forebore all oaths and profane talk. One day a drunken trooper entered the guard-house alone out of bravado, but lost his speech and died in three days. Manx
Mawu Benin Goddess of peace, joy, motherhood. happiness, and the sky Benin/Fon
Mawu Ewe Tongo Sky god Tongo
Mawu Fon Benin Goddess of the moon Benin
May Molloch Irish May Molloch or The Maid of the Hairy Arms. An elf who condescends to mingle in ordinary sports, and even to direct the master of the house how to play dominoes or draughts. Like the White Lady of Avenel, May Molloch is a sort of banshee. Irish
May-day Roman Polydore Virgil says that the Roman youths used to go into the fields and spend the calends of May in dancing and singing in honour of Flora, goddess of fruits and flowers. The early English consecrated May-day to Robin Hood and the Maid Marian, because the favourite outlaw died on that day. Stow says the villagers used to set up May-poles, and spend the day in archery, morris-dancing, and other amusements.
Maya Hindu A goddess of illusion
Maya[devi] Buddhist A mother goddess
Mayahuel Aztec A minor fertility goddess associated with the maguey plant
Mayahuel aka Mayahual Aztec Mayouel, the goddess of maguey, and by extension, alcohol. Aztec
Mayajalakrama-Kurukulla Buddhist/ Mayhayana A goddess
Mayan Hindu Goddess of illusion Hindu
Mayan[devi] Buddhist Mother goddess Buddhist
Mayanhuel Mexico Goddess of the night sky and of drunkenness Mexico
Mayanjalakrama-Kurukulla Buddhist Goddess Buddhist/Mahayana
Mayanvel India Goddess of children India
Mayavel India Another goddess of children
Mayin Tungus/ Siberia A benevolent, remote, supreme God
Mayin Tungus Siberia Benevolent, remote, supreme god Siberia
Mayon Dravidian Creator god Dravidian/Tamil
Mazikeen or Shedeem Arabian A species of beings in Jewish mythology exactly resembling the Arabian Jinn or genii, and said to be the agents of magic and enchantment. When Adam fell, says the Talmud, he was excommunicated for 130 years, during which time he begat demons and spectres; for, it is written, "Adam lived 130 years and (i.e. before he) begat children in his own image". Genesis v
Mazzikin the Jewish These are rather evil spirits that like to make things rough for humans
Mbitumbo Baule Ivory Coast Creator and guardian god Ivory Coast
Mbomba Mongo Zaire Creator god Zaire
Mbomba Mongo/ Nkundo Zaire The creator god
Mbombe Nkundo Zaire Mother goddess Zaire
Mbongo Ngbandi Zaire God of rivers Zaire
Me Na/ Ninmenta Mesopotamia/ Sumeria Unknown god
Me'mdeye-Ecl'e Yukaghir/ Siberia Known as father fire, a fire spirit
Me'mdeye-Ecl'e Yukaghir Siberia Known as father fire, a fire spirit Siberia
Mecca's Three Idols Arabic Lata, Aloza, and Menat, all of which Mahomet overthrew.
Medb Celtic Goddess of sexuality, jolly bonking, intoxication and war. Celtic
Medea Greek A sorceress, daughter of the King of Colchis. She married Jason, the leader of the Argonauts, whom she aided to obtain the golden fleece. Greek
Medea's Kettle or Caldron Greek Medea's Kettle or Caldron, to boil the old into youth again. Medea, the sorceress, cut an old ram to pieces, and, throwing the pieces into her caldron, the old ram came forth a young lamb. The daughters of Pelias thought to restore their father to youth in the same way; but Medea refused to utter the magic words, and the old man ceased to live. Greek
Medeia Greek A daughter of Aeetes by the Oceanid Idyia, or, according to others, by Hecate, the daughter, of Perses. Greek
Medeine Lithuania Goddess of the forests Lithuania
Medeine/ Mejdejn Lithuania A goddess of the forests
Medha Buddhist Minor goddess Buddhist/Mahayana
Medhbh Irish Queen of Connacht in the Ulster Cycle of Irish mythology. Her father was Eochaid Feidlech, the High King of Ireland. Her best-known husband was Ailill mac Mata, although she had several husbands before him, all of whom were kings of Connacht while they were married to her.
Medici Manichaean Goddess of light Manichaean
Meditirina Roman Goddess of healing Roman
Meditrina Roman Goddess of healing, of medicine Roman
Medon Greek 2. A son of Oileus and Rhene, and a brother of the lesser Ajax.
Medr Ethiopia Ancient earth spirit, gender unknown Ethiopia
Medusa Greek A daughter of Phorcys and Ceto, and one of the Gorgons. Greek
Mefitis Roman This goddess was associated with sulfur springs
Megaera of Eumenides Greek Goddess of justice Greek
Megapenthes Greek A son of Proetus, was king of Argos, and father of Anaxagoras and Iphianeira. He exchanged his dominion for that of Perseus, so that the latter received Tiryns instead of Argos. (Apollodorus. ii.) He is said to have afterwards slain Perseus. Greek
Meghanda Hindu Minor god Hindu
Megisto Greek Another form for Callisto, the mother of Areas, who is also called Thernisto. Greek
Mehen Egypt Minor chthonic underworld god Egypt
Meher Armenia God of the sun who was closely linked with Mithra Armenia
Mehet-Weret Egypt Minor goddess of the creation accounts Egypt
Mehet-uret Egypt Goddess who was the embodiment of all primeval waters Egypt
Mehit Egypt Goddess of lions Egypt
Mehit/ Mechit Egypt A lion goddess
Mehturt Egypt Goddess of the sky Egypt
Meiboia Greek Goddess of bees Greek
Meiden Lithuania He is the god of forest & animals, figures doesn't it
Meile Norse A son of Odin. Norse
Meilichia Greek An underworld goddess
Meilichius Greek I. e. the god that can be propitiated, or the gracious, is used as a surname of several divinities. 1. Of Zeus, as the protector of those who honoured him with propitiatory sacrifices. At Athens cakes were offered to him every year at the festival of the Diasia.
Mejdejn Lithuanian Goddess of trees and forests. Lithuanian
Mekal aka Nergal Phoenecian Resheph. God of the plague and of the underworld, fertility, war, well-being and plenty. Phoenecian
Melampus Greek A son of Amythaon by Eidomene, or according to others, by Aglaia or Hhodope and a brother of Bias. He was looked upon by the ancients as the first mortal that had been endowed with prophetic powers, as the person that first practised the medical art, and established the worship of Dionysus in Greece. Greek
Melaneus Greek A son of Apollo, and king of the Dryopes, He was the father of Eurytus and a famous archer. According to a Messenian legend Melaneus came to Perieres who assigned to him a town as his habitation which he called Oechalia, after his wife's name. Greek
Melanippe Greek A daughter of Cheiron, is also called Euippe. Being with child by Aeolus, she fled to mount Pelion but Cheiron made search after her and in order that her condition might not become known, she prayed to be metamorphosed into a mare. Artemis granted the prayer, and in the form of a horse she was placed among the stars. Greek
Melas Greek A son of Poseidon by a nymph of Chios, and brother of Angelus.
Melas Greek A son of Phrixus and Chalciope, was married to Eurycleia, by whom he became the father of Hyperes.
Meleager Greek A son of Oeneus and Althaea, the daughter of Thestius, and was married to Cleopatra, by whom he became the father of Polydora. Greek
Melia Greek A nymph, a daughter of Oceanus and Tethys, became by Inachus the mother of Phoroneus and Aegialeus or Pegeus. (Apollodorus. ii) By Seilenus she became the mother of the centaur, Pholus (Apollodorus. ii), and by Poseidon of Amycus. Greek
Meliboea Greek 1. A daughter of Oceanus and Tethys, and, by Pelasgus, the mother of Lycaon. 2. A daughter of Magnes, who called the town of Meliboea, in Magnesia, after her. 3. One of the daughters of Niobe. Greek
Melicertes Greek Son of Ino, a sea deity. Athamas imagined his wife to be a lioness, and her two sons to be lion's cubs. In his frenzy he slew one of the boys, and drove the other, Melicertes, with his mother into the sea. The mother became a sea-goddess, and the boy the god of harbours. greek
Melinoe Greek Or Chthonia, may mean the subterraneous, or the goddess of the earth, that is, the protectress of the fields, whence it is used as a surname of infernal divinities, such as Hecate, but especially of Demeter. Greek
Melior French A lovely fairy, who carried off Parthenopex of Blois to her secret island in her magic bark. French
Melissa s The prophetess who lived in Merlin's cave. Bradamant gave her the enchanted ring to take to Rogero; so, assuming the form of Atlantes, she went to Alcina's island, and not only delivered Rogero, but disenchanted all the forms metamorphosed in the island. In book xix. she assumes the form of Rodomont, and persuades Agramant to break the league which was to settle the contest by single combat. A general battle ensues. Orlando Furioso
Melissus Greek An ancient king of Crete, who, by Amalthea, became the father of the nymphs Adrastea and Ida, to whom Rhea entrusted the infant Zeus to be brought up. Other accounts call the daughters of this king Melissa and Amalthea. Greek
Melkart Phoenicia God in charge of travelers, sailors, colonies and the city of Tyre who, like the Phoenix, is regenerated by fire Phoenicia
Melkart/ Melqart Phonecia A rather busy god in charge of travelers, sailors, colonies & the city of Tyre who, like the Phoenix, is regenerated by fire
Melki-Ziwa Aramaic King of Light behind the north star. Aramaic
Mella Zimbabwe Goddess of healing, sorcery and shamanism. Zimbabwe
Mellonia Roman A Roman divinity, who was believed to protect the honey, but is otherwise unknown.
Melobosis Greek A nymph, said to have been a daughter of Oceanus. Greek
Melpomene Greek The singing goddess, one of the nine Muses, became afterwards the Muse of Tragedy. Greek
Melpomenus Greek The singer, was a surname of Dionysus at Athens, and in the Attic demos of Acharne. Greek
Melqart Tyre Melkart, the tutelary god of the Phoenician city of Tyre.
Melusina France Having enclosed her father in a high mountain for offending her mother, she was condemned to become every Saturday a serpent from her waist downward. When she married Raymond, Count of Lusignan, she made her husband vow never to visit her on a Saturday; but, the jealousy of the count being excited, he hid himself on one of the forbidden days, and saw his wife's transformation. Melusina was now obliged to quit her mortal husband, and was destined to wander about as a spectre till the day of doom. Some say the count immured her in the dungeon of his castle. France
Melusine Britain/ Scotland A serpent goddess
Melwas Britain God of the underworld and the "king of the Summer Country". Cornwall, Britain
Mem Loimis Wintun Goddess of water. Wintun
Meme Zaire Goddess of healing Zaire