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List of Gods
NameOriginDescription
Tam Kung China Local sea god of rain and water able to calm storms by tossing in a handful of peas. China
Men Ascaenus Antioch Asia Minor Local tutelary god Asia Minor
Milkastart Semitic Local tutelary god of the from Umm el-Ammend Semitic(West)
Anna Kuari India/Oraon Local vegetation goddess who can give good crops and make a man rich, but to induce her to do so it is necessary to offer human sacrifices. India/Oraon
Dogumrik Afghanistan Local warrior and guardian god. Afghanistan
Maturaiviran Hindu Locally worshipped god with an interesting story Hindu
Sigyn Norse Loke's wife. She holds a basin to prevent the serpent's venom from dropping into Loke's face. Norse
Loki Norse Loki. To end, finish; Loke is the end and consummation of divinity. The evil giant-god of the Norse mythology. He steers the ship Naglfar in Ragnarok. He borrows Freyja's feather-garb and accompanies Thor to the giant Thrym, who has stolen Thor's hammer. He is the father of Sleipner; also of the Midgard serpent, of the Fenris-wolf and of Hel. He causes Balder's death, abuses the gods in ?ger's feast, but is captured in Fraanangerforce and is bound by the gods. Norse
Lud Celtic/British London; so called from Lud, a mythical king of Britain. Ludgate is, by a similar tradition, said to be the gate where Lud was buried. Celtic/British
Aius Locutius Gallic Loquens, was a Roman numen associated with the Gallic invasions of the early 4th century. In 390 BC, the Gauls moved in the direction of Rome. According to Roman folklore, a Roman named Caedicius kept hearing a disembodied nocturnal voice at the base of the Palatine hill in the Forum Romanum. The voice warned Caedicius of the oncoming attack and recommended that the walls of Rome be fortified.
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Beelsamin Romn Lord of Heaven. Phoenician equivalent to Zeus
Seth Egypt Lord of Lower Egypt. Desert god associated with storms. Egypt
Vagisvara Buddhist Lord of Speech; a form of Manjusri who often received a vision of Tara who solved any problems of understanding he had. Buddhist
Ceyx Greek Lord of Trachis, was connected by friendship with Heracles. He was the father of Hippasus, who fell in battle fighting as the ally of Heracles. Greek
Hou Chi China Lord of abundant harvests China
Baalberith Canaanite Lord of covenant, god of death and demon master of the infernal alliance. Demon of blasphemy and murder. Demon of the second order. Chief Secretary and Archivist of Hell, master of the Infernal Alliance. He was one of the demons who possessed an Ursuline nun at Aix-en-Provence in 1610. Canaanite
Ch'ih Sung tzu China Lord of the rain
Ch'ih Sung China Lord of the rain. China
Tepyollotl Aztec Lord of uncertainty
Lotus Greek Lotus-eaters or Lotophagi, in Homeric legend, are a people who ate of the lotus-tree, the effect of which was to make them forget their friends and homes, and to lose all desire of returning to their native land, their only wish being to live in idleness in Lotus-land. Greek
Metztli Aztec Lowly god of worms who failed to sacrifice himself to become the sun, and became the moon instead, his face darkened by a rabbit. Aztec
Lu' dja lako Indians Lu Dja Lako, a monster bull turtle. Southeastern Indians
Luaths Lurgann Ireland Luaths Lurgann "the speedy-footed one" Warrior Goddess who was known the fastest runner in Ireland.
Lucerius aka Luceria Greek Lucetius and Lucetia, that is, the giver of light, occur as surnames of Jupiter and Juno.
Lumauwig Philippines Lumawig The supreme god and creator of all things. Philippines
Daramulum Australia Lunar being and mediator between the creator and humans. Australia
Lur Basques Lurbira. Earth mother of the Sun and of the Moon. One of the main spirits of the beliefs and mythical traditions of the Basques.
Lybie and Lamia Greek Lybie was the mother of Lamia by Poseidon and as there are virtually no references to Lybie in classical literature it seem likely that Lamia, Lybie and the Lamiae are all variations of the same myth concerning the beautiful queen of Libya, daughter of Belus and Libya. Lamia, in Greek mythology, queen of Libya. She was beloved by Zeus, and when Hera robbed her of her children out of jealousy, she killed every child she could get into her power. Hence Lamia came to mean a female bogey or demon, whose name was used by Greek mothers to frighten their children; from the Greek she passed into Roman demonology. Greek
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.
Ma Greek Ma signifies probably mother, as in Aeschylus, who applies it to the earth to designate her as the mother of all. Greek
Ma-zu aka Matsu China Ma-Tsu, A-Ma, and Mizu-Gami, Goddess of the sea who is a benevolent guardian of fisherman. When you are facing great difficulty, you can call her Ma-zu and she will immediately come to your rescue. If, however, you address her as the "Empress of Heaven", she will have to take time to put on her fine clothing and will be delayed in coming to your aid. China
Maanegarm or Moongarm Norse Maanegarm or Moongarm [Moon-swallower]. A wolf of Loke's offspring. He devours the moon. Norse
Muati Mesopotamia/Sumeria Maat is merely the moral expression of Muat in the social world. An individual of this expression is known as a Muati i.e. "One who affirms Reality". The collective body of all Muati individuals have the anthropomorphic reference of Haru, the establisher of Maat. Mesopotamia/Sumeria
Phlegra Macedonia Macedonia, was where the giants attacked the gods. Encelados was the chief of the giants.
Macuilcozcacuauhtli Aztec Macuilcozcacuauhtli (five vulture) - one of the Ahuiateteo, the gods of excess. Aztec
Macuilcuetzpalin Aztec Macuilcuetzpalin (five lizard) - one of the Ahuiateteo the, gods of excess. Aztec
Macuilmalinalli Aztec Macuilmalinalli (five grass) - one of the Ahuiateteo, the gods of excess. Aztec
Macuiltochtli Aztec Macuiltochtli (five rabbit) - one of the Ahuiateteo, the gods of excess. Aztec
Macuilxochitl Aztec Macuilxochitl (five flower) - the god of games and gambling, and chief of the Ahuiateteo, the gods of excess. Aztec
Promethean Unguent Greek Made from a herb on which some of the blood of Prometheus had fallen. Medea gave Jason some of this unguent, which rendered his body proof against fire and warlike instruments. Greek
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
Gia tri luc Buddhist Magical power of determination that Buddha confers on all who seek it and upholds it.
Magna Mater aka Cybele, Rhea Roman Magna Mater aka Cybele, Rhea. The Great Mother. Roman
Mahatala Borneo Mahatara. The Prince Of The Sun and The King Of The Moon. The Ngaju, Borneo
Cock of Heaven Crow Mahomet found in the first heaven a cock of such enormous size that its crest touched the second heaven. The crowing of this celestial bird arouses every living creature from sleep except man. The Moslem doctors say that Allah lends a willing ear to him who reads the Koran, to him who prays for pardon, and to the cock whose chant is divine melody. When this cock ceases to crow, the day of judgment will be at hand.
Kaswa s Mahomet's favourite camel, which fell on its knees in adoration when the prophet delivered the last clause of the Koran to the assembled multitude at Mecca. This is one of the dumb creatures admitted into the Moslem paradise.
Bajura Arabia Mahomet's standard.
Fadda Islam Mahomet's white mule. Islam
Elaine British Maiden aspect of the goddess British/Welsh
Blathnat Welsh Maiden form of the triple goddess Ireland/Welsh
Cally Berry Ireland Maiden goddess who, whilst her husband grew old and grey, she remained young and beautiful. Ireland
Maira-Monan Brazil Maire-Monan. Among the Tupinamba, the creator god. Among the Tupi, a culture hero. Brazil
Centeotl Aztec Maize god. Another name for Centeocihuatl, goddess of the maize. Aztec
Aleyin Phonecian Major God of springs and rainy-season vegetation. 'He who rides the clouds' often has with him seven companions and eight wild boars. Phonecian
Anat Phonecian Major Goddess of battle, bloodshed, and hunting, renowned for her hot temper and excitability. She killed the God Mot (temporarily) for her brother's sake. Daughter of Baal, sister of Aleyin. She appears as a maiden who rides a lion and carries shield, spear, and axe. Phonecian
Astart Phonecian Major Goddess of fertility, love, and pleasure. Patron of harlots and hedonists. Phonecian
Asherat Phonecian Major Goddess of marriage, fidelity, and home life. Phonecian
Danu Ireland Major mother goddess ancestress of the Tuatha De Danann. She gave her name to the Tuatha De Dannan (People of the Goddess Danu). Another aspect of the Morrigu. Ireland
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
Alfs Norse Male ancestral spirits. Norse
Kutkhu Kamchadal East Male and guardian spirit Siberia(East)
Phebele Congo Male god who fathered man Congo
Yeba Ka Navaho Male leader of the gods Navaho
Hastsezini Navaho Male spirit of fire Navaho
Hastseltsi Navaho Male spirit of racing. Navaho
Elel Puelche Argentina Malevolent demonic being. Argentina
Erkilek Inuit Malevolent hunting god. Inuit
Abonsam Africa / Ghana Malevolent spirit driven away by firing guns and shouting loudly, emptying houses of furniture and beating the interiors with sticks. Gold Coast
Davas Persia Malevolent spirits. Persia
Ba-Pef Egypt Malevolent underworld god. Egypt
Bodachs Scotland Malicious house spirits of the Scottish Highlands in the form of a shriveled old man who lives up the chimney in the daytime and comes out at night to punish naughty children. Scotland
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
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
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".
Mannheimar Norse Mannheimar (plural) [Homes of man]. Our earth. Manheim. Norse
Mara d Rabutha Aramaic Mara d Rabutha is the Lord of Greatness. Aramaic
Mara d Rabuta Aramaic Mara-d-Rabutha-'laita, Aramaic word meaning Priest and King and Angel.
Mardal Norse Mardoll or Martholl. One of the names of Freyja. Mardallar gratr (the tears of Mardal), gold. Norse
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
Grainne Ireland/Scotland/Manx Master herbalist and Goddess of the sun. Ireland/Scotland/Manx
Ga Oh Iroquois Master of the winds whose house is guarded by a bear. Iroquois
Miti Koryak Maternal spirit. Koryak
Mathgen Ireland Mathgen - the great magician of the Tuatha de Danaan who had the power to topple mountains onto his enemies. Ireland
Prahana or prakriti Theosophic Matter in its elemental state, is vyaya (perishable) and parinamin, subject to change. However, when Purusha and prakriti are regarded from the standpoint of the periods of manifestation, their aspects become mayavi (illusory), and hence in their interblending actions subject to the modifications of manvantaric evolution. Theosophic
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
Chthonia Greek 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, Nyx and Melinoe, but especially of Demeter. Greek
Hayasum Nazorean May the Name of Kusta Live and Be With You Always. Nazorean
Mayahuel aka Mayahual Aztec Mayouel, the goddess of maguey, and by extension, alcohol. Aztec
Ahau Kin Mayan Meaning "lord of the sun face," he was a sun god and moon god; he had two manifestations. At night, he became a jaguar god and lord of the underworld. Mayan
Ah Bolom Tzacab Mayan Meaning "the lead-nosed god," he was a god of agriculture, thunder and rain. He was depicted with a leaf in his nose. Mayan
Abere Melanasia Meaning brutal, is a female cannibal in the legends of Melanasia.
Cocytus Greek Meaning river of wailing or lamentation, was the river in the underworld on the banks of which the dead who could not pay Charon wandered, according to most accounts, for one hundred years. It flowed into the river Acheron, across which lay Hades, the mythological abode of the dead. Greek
Orgoglio Italy Means "Arrogant Pride," or The Man of Sin. A hideous giant as tall as three men; he was son of Earth and Wind. Italy
Amano-Iwato Japanese Means "The cave of the sun god" of "heavenly rock cave". In Japanese mythology, Susanoo, the Japanese god of the seas, was the one who drove Amaterasu into Ame-no-Iwato. This caused the sun to hide for a long period of time.
Ard Greimme Scotland Means "high power" or "High sun". He is the father of the warrioress sisters Aife and Scathach Ireland/Scotland
Ilat Kenya Means "thunder." In Suk it means rain, and is the name of the rain-god, as in Elgeyo. But some Suk say that Ilat is the supreme god. Kenya
Hodeken German Means Little-hat, a German goblin or domestic fairy; so called because he always wore a little felt hat over his face.
Descended into hell Greek Means the place of the dead. (Anglo-Saxon, helan, to cover or conceal, like the Greek "Hades," the abode of the dead, from the verb a-cido, not to see. In both cases it means "the unseen world" or "the world concealed from sight." The god of this nether world was called "Hades" by the Greeks, and "Hel" or "Hela" by the Scandinavians. In some counties of England to cover in with a roof is "to hell the building," and thatchers or tilers are termed "helliers."
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
Bhaisajyaguru Buddhist Medicine Buddha Buddhist/Tibet
Melqart Tyre Melkart, the tutelary god of the Phoenician city of Tyre.
Munin Norse Memory. One of Odin's ravens. Norse
Chaitanya Hindu Mendicant god Hindu/Puranic
Mephistopheles Christian Mephistophilis, Mephostophilus. A sneering, jeering, leering tempter. The character is that of a devil in Goethe's Faust. He is next in rank to Satan. Christian
Kuan-Yin China Merciful One. A Buddhist boddhisattva and Asian Goddess. 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
Avfruvva Finland Mermaid goddess of Finland
Aput Egypt Messenger God. Egypt
Musisi Ndonga Angola Messenger god Angola
Papsukkal Akkadia Messenger god as well as the gatekeeper for the remainder of the pantheon. Akkadia
Hermod Norse Messenger god norse
Sogblen Togo Messenger god who carries the priests prayers to Sodza and brings back promises of good crops. Togo
Hahana Ku Mayan Messenger god. Mayan
Mlentengamunye Swazi Swaziland Messenger god. Swaziland
Bala Jain Messenger goddess Jain
Sarvastramahajvala Jain Messenger goddess Jain
Ninsubar Sumeria Messenger goddess not to be consused with the goddess Inana. Sumeria
Angels Christian/Jewish/Islam Messengers between the heaven and earth, with nine orders at present. Christian/Jewish/Islam
Gou Mang and Ru Shu China Messengers of the sky god China
Gaasyendietha Haudenosaunee Meteor Fire Lizards, they travel quickly from lake to lake to avoid setting the forest ablaze. Haudenosaunee
St George Michael, St. George, St. Margaret, Pope Sylvester, St. Samson (Archbishop of Dol), Donatus (fourth century), St. Clement of Metz, and many others, killed dragons.
Fuamnach Ireland Midir's first wife and a witch goddess. When Midir fell in love with Etain and married her, Fuamnach got so jealous that she cast several spells on her, but she did not succeed. Ireland
Milcom Hebrew/Christian Milcom god of the Ammonites whose cult Solomon introduced in Jerusalem. In the Book of Judges the name is replaced by Chemosh. Milcom may be identifiable with Molech.
Amat-Asherat Phonecian Minor Goddess of alchemy and conjuration. Banished by El to the desert, where she raised shinx-like creatures with a lion and a human head to fight Baal. Phonecian
Arsay Canaan Minor Goddess of moonlight, moist aerth and marshes. The third daughter of Baal. Canaan
Uliliyassis Hittite Minor Hittite god who was invoked, before the invention of Viagra, to remove impotence.
Aimend Ireland/Scotland Minor Sun Goddess who is thought to be the daughter of the king of the region known as Corco Loidhe. Ireland/Scotland
Havgan Welsh Minor Welsh god who vied for the kingship of the Otherworld
Srivasumukhi Buddhist Minor attendant goddess Buddhist/Mahayana
Si'a Phoenicia Minor attendant goddess Phoenicia
Hasta Hindu Minor benevolent goddess of fortune Hindu/Puranic/Epic
Sravana Hindu Minor benevolent goddess of fortune Hindu/Puranic/Epic
Sravistha Hindu Minor benevolent goddess of fortune i Hindu/Puranic/Epic
Savati Hindu Minor benevolent goddess of fortune. Hindu
Imiut Egypt Minor chthonic protective god Egypt
Mehen Egypt Minor chthonic underworld god Egypt
Acolmiztli Aztec Minor chthonic underworld god. Aztec
Micapetlacoli Aztec Minor chthonic underworld goddess Aztec
Chicoonahuiehecatl Aztec Minor creator god. Aztec
Cacodaemons Greek Minor deities, one of whom it was believed was attached to each mortal from his birth as a constant companion and acting as a sort of messenger between the gods and men.
Manidhara Buddhist Minor deity and Lokeshvara's attendant. Tibetan Buddhist
Anantesa Hindu Minor deity and one of the eight Lords of of knowledge Hindu/Puranic
Ekarudra Hindu Minor deity, another aspect of Siva Hindu/Puranic/Epic
Welchanos Greek Minor divinity of vegetation and fertility. Greek
Tezcatzoncatl Aztec Minor fertility god involved with the brewing of pulque Aztec
Ghentu Hindu Minor god Hindu
Meghanda Hindu Minor god Hindu
Satrughna Hindu Minor god Hindu/Puranic/Epic
Sivottama Hindu Minor god Hindu/Puranic/Epic
Srikantha Hindu Minor god and an aspect of Siva Hindu/Puranic/Epic
Ubertas Roman Minor god of agriculture associated with fruitfulness, fertility and prosperity. Roman
Sarritor Roman Minor god of agriculture who was invoked during the growing and harvesting of crops Roman
Say Egypt Minor god of destiny Egypt
Atlahua Aztec Minor god of lakes and fishermen. Aztec
Ningirama Akkadia Minor god of magic who protected against snakes Babylon-Akkadia
Nappatecuhtli Aztec Minor god of mat makers. Aztec
Sezmu Egypt Minor god of one of the wine and oil presses Egypt
Gestu Babylon/Mesopotamia/Akkadia/Sumeria Minor god of the intellect whose blood was used in the creation of mankind. Babylon/Mesopotamia/Akkadia/Sumeria
Pianan Aztec Minor god of war Aztec
Luchtain Ireland Minor god of war and death. Ireland
Duha Deo Hindu Minor god the bridegroom Hindu
Asalluha Babylon/Akkadia/Sumeria Minor god who acts as a messenger and reporter to Enki. Babylon/Akkadia/Sumeria
Sullat Akkadia Minor god who was an attendant of God of the sun Babylon/Mesopotamia/Akkadia
Kaka Akkadia Minor god with political pull Babylon/Mesopotamia/Akkadia
Isum Akkadia Minor god, possibly a god of fire Babylon/Mesopotamia/Akkadia
Anhouri Egypt Minor god. Egypt
Aparajita Buddhist Minor god/goddess Buddhist/Mahayana
Cittavasita Buddhist Minor goddess Buddhist
Ajaya Buddhist Minor goddess Buddhist/Mahayana
Dipa Tara Buddhist Minor goddess Buddhist/Mahayana
Ganapatihrdaya Buddhist Minor goddess Buddhist/Mahayana
Ganda Tara Buddhist Minor goddess Buddhist/Mahayana
Jayatara Buddhist Minor goddess Buddhist/Mahayana
Kamini Buddhist Minor goddess Buddhist/Mahayana
Medha Buddhist Minor goddess Buddhist/Mahayana
Nispannattara Buddhist Minor goddess Buddhist/Mahayana
Padmatara Buddhist Minor goddess Buddhist/Mahayana
Sundara Buddhist Minor goddess Buddhist/Mahayana
Vasusri Buddhist Minor goddess Buddhist/Mahayana
Mahayasa Buddhist Minor goddess Buddhist/Marriott
Mahodadhi Buddhist Minor goddess Buddhist/Meola
Dharmamegha Buddhist Minor goddess Buddhist/Vajrayana
Durangama Buddhist Minor goddess Buddhist/Vajrayana
Santana Hindu Minor goddess Hindu
Dipti Hindu Minor goddess Hindu/Puranic
Lasghusyamala Hindu Minor goddess Hindu/Puranic
Dhupa Buddhist Minor goddess and a censor Buddhist/Mahayana
Adhimukticarya Buddhist Minor goddess and deified Bhumis Buddhist/Vajrayana
Sulini Hindu Minor goddess appearance Hindu
Dharmapala Buddhist Minor goddess concerned with law Buddhist/Vajrayana
Messor Roman Minor goddess concerned with the growth and harvesting of crops Roman
Mhsala Hindu Minor goddess considered to be a form of Parvati Hindu
Sodasi Hindu Minor goddess identified with Tripurasundari, the radiant light in the three eyes of Shiva. She is the source of his wisdom, soul and consciousness. Hindu
Quinoa-Mama Peru Minor goddess in charge of rabbits. Peru
Nona Roman Minor goddess of birth Roman
Upakesini Buddhist Minor goddess of cultivation accomplished through the merits of generosity. Buddhist
Satis Egypt Minor goddess of fertility Egypt