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List of Gods
NameOriginDescription
Sothis Egypt Hellenic The astral goddess that heralds Arias of the Nile
Sothis Egypt Hellenic Astral goddess who heralds Arias of the Nile Hellenic
Souconna Roman/Celtic River goddess who was the guardian of the river Saone. Roman/Celtic
Soului Hua/ W Africa A benevolent vegetation god also in charge of medicine & music
Soului Hua Africa Benevolent vegetation god also in charge of medicine and music Africa(west)
Soxspita Roman That is, the "saving goddess," was a surname of Juno at Lanuvium and at Rome. Roman
Spadareamet Armenia Chthonic goddess concerned with fertility of the earth and death, the Christians equate her name with hell Armenia
Sparta Greek A daughter of Eurotas by Clete, and wife of Lacedaemon, by whom she became the mother of Amyclas and Eurydice. From her the city of Sparta was believed to have derived its name. Greek
Spartaeus Greek A son of Zeus by the Rhodian nymph Himalia. Brother to Cronius, and Cytus.
Sparti s "the sown men;" the armed men who sprang from the dragon's teeth sown by Cadmus, and were believed to be the ancestors of the five oldest families at Thebes.
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Specter Latin Spectre. Any apparition, although most commonly associated with the dead. Latin
Speio Greek One of the Nereids. Greek
Spercheius Greek A river god
Spercheus Greek A Thessalian rivergod, became the father of Menesthius by Polydora, the daughter of Peleus. (Apollodorus iii. The History of Herodotus VII). Greek
Spermo Greek The goddess of grain. She was one of the Oenotropae and had the ability to change anything into seed or wheat. Greek
Spes Roman the goddess of hope, associated with gardens
Sphinx Greek A monstrous being of Greek mythology, is said to have been a daughter of Orthus and Chimaera, born in the country of the Arimi, or of Typhon and Echidna, or lastly of Typhon and Chimaera. Greek
Sphragitides Greek A surname of a class of prophetic nymphs on mount Cithaeron in Boeotia, where they had a grotto. Greek
Spiniesis Africa agriculture - This poor minor god is charged with responsibility of uprooting thorn bushes
Sraddha Hindu The personification of faith, trust, reverence and loyalty. Hindu
Sraddha-deva Hindu An epithet of Yama, the god of death and king of the Underworld. Hindu
Sravana Hindu Minor benevolent goddess of fortune Hindu/Puranic/Epic
Sravistha Hindu Minor benevolent goddess of fortune i Hindu/Puranic/Epic
Sri[devi] Buddhist Goddess of terrible appearance and Royal attire Buddhist/Tibet
Sri[devi] Buddhist/ Tibet A goddess of terrible appearance & Royal attire
Sridevi Hindu Goddess Hindu/Puranic/Epic
Srikantha Hindu Minor god and an aspect of Siva Hindu/Puranic/Epic
Srivasumukhi Buddhist Minor attendant goddess Buddhist/Mahayana
Srividyavedi Hindu Minor goddess who likes to wear a necklace of teeth and bones Hindu
Ssu Cho China Agriculture god China
Ssu ma Hsiang ju China God of wine merchants China
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.
St. Florent Roman killed a dragon which haunted the Loire.
St. Martha Roman killed the terrible dragon called Tarasque at Aix (la Chapelle).
St. Patrick Ireland Patrick and the Serpent. According to tradition, St. Patrick cleared Ireland of its vermin; one old serpent resisted him; but St. Patrick overcame it by cunning. He made a box, and invited the serpent to enter it. The serpent objected, saying it was too small; but St. Patrick insisted it was quite large enough to be comfortable. After a long contention, the serpent got in to prove it was too small, when St. Patrick slammed down the lid, and threw the box into the sea. To complete this wonderful tale, the legend says the waves of the sea are made by the writhings of this serpent, and the noise of the sea is that of the serpent imploring the saint to release it.
St. Philip the Apostle Roman Philip the Apostle is said to have destroyed a huge dragon at Hierapolis, in Phrygia.
St. Romain Roman Romain of Rouen destroyed the huge dragon called La Gargouille, which ravaged the Seine.
Stanitakumara Jain Youthful appearing god Jain
Staphylus Greek A son of Dionysus and Ariadne, or of Theseus and Ariadne, was one of the Argonauts (Apollodorus i). By Chrysothemis he became the father of three daughters, Molpadia, Rhoeo, and Parthenos. Rhoeo was beloved by Apollo, and Staphylus, believing that she was with child by some one else, locked her up in a chest and threw her into the sea. Greek
Stata Mater Roman A Roman divinity, who is probably identical with Vesta.
Stator Roman A Roman surname of Jupiter, describing him as staying the Romans in their flight from an enemy, and generally as preserving the existing order of things.
Sterculius Roman A surname of Saturnus, derived from Stercus, manure, because he had promoted agriculture by teaching the people the use of manure. This seems to have been the original meaning, though some Romans state that Sterculius was a surname of Picumnus, the son of Faunus, to whom likewise improvements in agriculture are ascribed. Roman
Sterope Greek 1. A Pleiad, the wife of Oenomaus, and according to Pausanias a daughter of Atlas.
Steropes Greek A son of Uranus and Gaea, was one of the Cyclopes. (Theogony 140, Apollodorus i) Greek
Sthenela Greek wife of Sthenelos.
Sthenias Greek A goddess of physical prowess & strength
Sthenius Greek The powerful," or "the strengthening," a surname of Zeus, under which he had an altar in a rock near Hermione, where Aegeus concealed his sword and his shoes, which were found there by Theseus after he had lifted up the rock. Greek
Stilbe Greek A nymph of the spring, well or fountain of the town of the Lapithai in Thessalia and a daughter of Peneius and Creusa. She became by Apollo the mother of Lapithus and Centaurus. (Argonautica) Greek
Stine Bheag O'Tarbat Scottish A local mother Goddess. Scottish
Stratonice Greek 1. One of the daughters of Thespius, and by Heracles the mother of Atromus.
Strenua Roman A goddess of vigor who gives energy to the weak and tired
Stribog Slavic The god and spirit of the winds, sky and air. The ancestor of the winds of the eight directions. Slavic
Stromkarl Norwegian A Norwegian musical spirit. The Stromkarl has eleven different musical measures, to ten of which people may dance, but the eleventh belongs to the night-spirit, his host. If anyone plays it, tables and benches, cups and cans, old men and women, blind and lame, babies in their cradles, and the sick in their beds, begin to dance.
Strymon Greek A son of Oceanus and Tethys, was a river god of Thrace, and is called a king of Thrace. Greek
Stuhac Serbian A demonic mythical creature in Serbian mythology.
Stygna Greek wife of Polyctor.
Stymphalides Greek The celebrated rapacious birds near the Stymphalian lake in Arcadia, whence they were driven by Heracles and compelled to take refuge in the island of Aretias in the Euxine, where they were afterwards found by the Argonauts. Greek
Styx Greek Connected with the verb to hate or abhor, is the name of the principal river in the nether world, around which it flows seven times. Styx is described as a daughter of Oceanus and Tethys, and as a nymph she dwelt at the entrance of Hades, in a lofty grotto which was supported by silver columns. Greek
Su Egypt The primordial god of the air
Su Egypt Primordial god of the air. Egypt
Su God Mahikari Defined contemporary troubles as an imbalance between good and evil. Furthermore, he designated 2000 AD as a deadline for the task. According to legend, if society does not succeed at this task, Su God has promised to incinerate the world at this time. Mahikari
Suada Greek The Roman personification of persuasion, the Greek Peitho.
Subhadra Hindu An important character in the Mahabharata. She is the half-sister of Krishna, wife of Arjuna, and mother of Abhimanyu. Hindu
Subhaga Buddhist The best of all auspicious persons. Buddhist
Subhamekhala Buddhist One of the attendant deities. Buddhist
Subrahmanya Tamil The God of war and the patron deity of the Tamil.
Sucellos Celtic "The God of the Mallet". God of abundance, success, strength, authority, protection, regeneration, dogs, trees and ravens. Celtic
Sudarsana Sanskrit The chakra or circular weapon of Vishnu-Krishna, a flaming weapon called the disc of the sun. Sanskrit
Suddhodana Buddhist Primordial data who was the father of Buddha's line Buddhist
Sudice Poland Spirits of judgement that meted out fortune, destiny, judgement and in some cases, fatality, when a child was born. Poland
Sudre Norse A dwarf who presides over the south region. Norse
Sudrem Afghanistan Weather god created from the breath of the god Imra. Afghanistan
Sudurjaya Buddhist Goddess who was good at overcoming difficulties. Buddhist
Sugriva Hindu The younger brother of Vali, the ruler of the vanara or monkey kingdom. Hindu
Suhhab Babylonia One of the seven great gods, each of whom produced a race of men. Babylonia
Suijin-sama Japan The god of water. Japan
Suk Uganda Creator goddess. Uganda
Suka Hindu The bright one; applied to several Hindu mythological characters.
Sukarasya Buddhist Minor goddess with the face of a sow. Buddhist
Sukkamielli Finnish Goddess of fertility and jolly bonking. Finnish
Sukla-Tara Buddhist/ Mayhayana A goddess an emanation of all the meditation Buddhas
Suklang Malayon Philippines The goddess and guardian of happy homes. Philippines
Sukra Hindu/ Puranic/ Epic This astral god was the personification of the planet Venus, he tutored demons on the side
Suksma s "We also find that the suksma-sarira is always in keeping with the sthula-sarira it adapts itself to. Thus, only a cat's suksma-sarira is present in a cat's body, and not a human suksma-sarira. Otherwise, the cat will not mew at you; it will talk to you, saying `Come on, it's morning. Get up!" Puranic
Suku Africa The supreme creator. Ovimbundu, Africa
Suku Ovimbundu Cent Africa The creator god sky at, the rivers, people, & mountains
Sukuna-Hikona Japan/ Shinto A god of healing that helped establish the methods of healing diseases as well as a means to control & protection against Bob beast, snakes, insects, et all
Sukunahikona Japan Dwarf deity who assisted in building the world and formulating protections against disease and wild animals. A god of healing, brewing sake and hot springs. Japan
Sul Celtic A Goddess of hot springs who came to Brittany from Celtic Gaul.
Sul-Pa-e The Sumeria Astral and fertility god, a personification of the planet Jupiter Sumeria/Mia
Sul-utula Mesopotamia Rather personal tutelary god Mesopotamia/Sumeria
Sulanuth Hebrew A monster in the sea ordered by God "to come up and go into Egypt, with arms ten cubits in length . . . and she went upon the roofs and uncovered the rafting and cut them and stretched forth her arm into the house and removed the lock and the bolt and opened the houses of Egypt and the swarm of animals destroyed the Egyptians" Book of Jasher
Suleviae Celtic Guardians of the Well. Also associated with crossroads. Celtic
Sulini Hindu Minor goddess appearance Hindu
Sulis Roman/Celtic Goddess of healing who presided over sacred, healing springs. Roman/Celtic
Sulis Roman/Celtic She was called Brigantia by the Britons; and later Saint Brighid (after Christianity). She is also a deity concerned with knowledge and prophecy. The tutelary Goddess of the thermal waters at Bath, England, she is closely linked with the Roman Goddess Minerva. Roman/Celtic
Sullat Akkadia Minor god who was an attendant of God of the sun Babylon/Mesopotamia/Akkadia
Sulman[u] Mesopotamia/ Babylon/ Akkadia/ W Semitic A chthonic war & fertility god
Sulman[u] Mesopotamia Semitic Chthonic war and fertility god Semitic
Sulmanitu W Semitic The fertility goddess concerned with love & war
Sulmanitu W Semitic , Goddess of fertility concerned with love and war Semitic
Sulsaga Sumeria Astral goddess Sumeria
Sumalini Buddhist Attendant minor goddess Buddhist/Mahayana
Sumati Buddhist Benevolent, kindness; devotion, prayer. Buddhist
Sumbha Buddhist Goddess who is the guardian of the downward direction Buddhist
Sumbharaja Buddhist God who is the guardian of the downward direction Buddhist
Sumiyoshi-No-Kami Japan/Shinto Generic name of the sea gods who are guardians of seafarers. Japan/Shinto
Sumizome Japan Spirit of the Cherry Tree and the spirit of a murdered courtesan. Japan
Summanus Etruscan A derivative form from summus, the highest, an ancient Roman or Etruscan divinity, who was equal or even of higher rank than Jupiter
Sumugan Mesopotamia God of the River plains Mesopotamia/Sumeria
Sun Celtic Called in Celtic mythology Sunna, lives in constant dread of being devoured by the wolf Fenris. It is this contest with the wolf to which eclipses are due. According to this mythology, the sun has a beautiful daughter who will one day reign in place of her mother, and the world will be wholly renovated.
Sun God Hittite/ Akkadian The sun god of Heaven
Sun Hou-Shi China Monkey god China
Sun Hou-Shi/ Sun Wu-Kong China The monkey god
Sun-god Hittite/Akkadia God of the sun, God of the sun of Heaven. Hittite/Akkadia
Sundara Buddhist Minor goddess Buddhist/Mahayana
Sundara Hindu Goddess who is a prosperous aspect of Siva, a god Hindu/Puranic
Sundara Hindu/ Puranic A goddess that is a prosperous aspect of Siva, a god
Suoyatar Finnish One of the forces of evil in the Kalevala, who gives birth to the serpent of evil or death by means of her spittle. Finnish
Supai Inca God of death Inca
Suparikiritanaasri Buddhist/ Tibet A physician god
Suparnakumara Jain God of thunderbolts. Jain
Sura Hindu Originally solar deities. Used in the Vedas for gods in general, equivalent to devas. Hindu
Sura ksini Meola Minor goddess worshiped by the demigods. Meola
Surabhi Hindu The mystical cow of plenty. Hindu
Suraksini Buddhist/ Meola A minor goddess
Surangama India "If we are able to transform a substance, then we are equal to that of the Buddha." India
Surarani India The mother of the gods. India
Surarnadhadravimalaratnaprabhasa Buddhist/ Tibet A physician god
Suresvara Hindu God, one of the Rudra gods. Hindu
Surma Finland The personification of a violent death.
Surt Norse A fire-giant in Ragnarok who contends with the gods on the plain of Vigrid and guards Muspelheim. Norse
Surya Hindu Goddess of the sun. Hindu
Surya Hindu God of light and war and the guardian of the southwest quadrant. Hindu
Surya Hindu/ Vedic A god of light & war
Susano-Wo Japan/ Shinto A god of agriculture, the ocean & storms
Susanowo Shinto God of agriculture, the sea and storms. Shinto
Susdinak Elamite Local god, the god of Susa. Elamite
Susdinak Elamite Iran A local god, the god of Susa
Sussistanako Mexico Sussistanako "Thinking-Woman" A goddess of creation who thinks things into being. Mexico
Sutalidihi Cherokee Sun spirit. Cherokee
Sutekh Hurrian The prototype of the Egyptianized Set and an atmospheric or storm god. Hurrian
Sutekh/ Hurrian Babylonia A weather god
Suttung Norse The giant possessor of the poetic mead. Norse
Suwaliyattas Hittite God of warriors and storms. Hittite
Suzaku Chinese One of four occult Chinese gods, in the form of a red phoenix he rules over the element of fire.
Svadha Hindu Minor goddess who helps with the destruction of demons. Hindu
Svadilfare Norse A horse; the sire of Sleipner. Norse
Svafner Norse A serpent under Ygdrasil. Norse
Svalin Norse [Cooler]. The shield placed before the sun. Norse
Svantovit Slavic "Strong Lord". God of fertile crops and success in war. Slavic
SvantovitSvantevit Slavic He was the fire & war god
Svaraghosaraja Buddhist Physician god. Buddhist
Svarazic Slavic Svarozic. God of the fire and the light. Slavic
Svarazic/ Svarozic/ Svarogich Slavic The fire god
Svarog Slavic The Slavic Sun God and spirit of fire. His name means bright and clear.
Svasthavesini India A mother Goddess of pre-vedic times. India
Svasti Hindu Goddess of the home. Hindu
Svasti devi Hindu A goddess of the home
Svasud Norse [Delightful]. The name of a giant; the father of the sun. Norse
Svetovid Polabian Deity of war, fertility and abundance. Polabian
Svyatogor Slavic A hero who fought the demon Nightingale, a bird-headed human whose weapons were hurricanes. Slavic
Swarga Indian The paradise of Indra, and also of certain deified mortals, who rest there under the shade of the five wonderful trees, drink the nectar of immortality called Amrita, and dance with the heavenly nymphs.
Syamatara Buddhist Goddess, believed to be incarnated as the Nepali princess. Buddhist
Sylea Greek Mother, by Poseidon, of Sinis and Taras. She helped Heracles gather up his wandering cattle after he slew the giant Cacus and had three sons by him: Scythes, Agathyrsus and Gelonus. As adults, the three sons would conquer an area off the Black Sea called Scythia. Greek
Sylph Cabalists A spirit of the air; so named by the Rosicrucians and Cabalists.
Syn Norse Goddess of justice. Norse
Sypave Guarani The first woman and the mother of the whole human race. Guarani
Syria Dea De "the Syrian goddess," a name by which the Syrian Astarte or Aphrodite is sometimes designated. This Astarte was a Syrian divinity, resembling in many points the Greek Aphrodite, and it is not improbable that the latter was originally the Syrian Astarte, the opinions concerning whom were modified after her introduction into Greece; for there can be no doubt that the worship of Aphrodite came from the East to Cyprus, and thence was carried into the south of Greece. Lucian, De Syria Dea
Syrinx Greek An Arcadian nymph, who being pursued by Pan, fled into the river Ladon, and at her own request was metamorphosed into a reed, of which Pan then made his flute. ( Metamorphoses I) Greek
T'ai Shan China A god that is the senior one in the heavenly ministries
T'ai Yi China A primordial god who was present before the cosmos was created
T'ai-shan China Chief god of the Tung-yiieh Temple and the Great Ruler of the Eastern Peak. China
T'an-Mo China God of Regeneration and Wealth. China
T'ao Hua Hsiennui China This goddes guardian deity as well as the deity of the second spring month
T'ien Chinese Heaven, the abode of the ancestors; when applied to the human being, spirit. Chinese
T'ien Fei China Goddess of sailing and seafarers and rain. China
T'ien Tsun Taoist Applied as a title descriptive of high rank to various star gods. Taoist
T'ung Chung chung China A god of the skin
T'ung Lai yu China A god of the stomach
Ta'aroa Tahitian The god who broke out of the darkness within the cosmic egg. Tahitian
Ta'he'tar Finland The daughter of the Stars. The Kalevala. Finland
Ta'lab Arabia The moon god in pre-Islamic southern Arabia.
Ta'lab Arabia God of the moon in pre-Islamic southern Arabia. His oracle was consulted for advice.
Ta'ni'ka Finland A magic mansion of Pohja. The Kalevala. Finland
Ta'pi-o Finland The god of the forest. The Kalevala. Finland
Ta'xet Haida God of the sky, who receives the souls of those who die by violence. With Tia, he makes up the Dual Death God. Haida
Ta'yan Koryak Supreme Being who does not meddle in human affairs Koryak
Ta-Bitjet Egypt A scorpion goddess and the blood that flowed from when Horus ruptured her hymen can serve as a panacea for all poisons. Egypt
Ta-No-Kami Japan Generic name of several gods and harvest. Japan
Ta-bitjet Egypt Goddess who protects against scorpion bite, though her symbol is the scorpion Egypt
Taata Tahiti Creator god who made mankind and all of nature. Maohi, Tahiti
Taaut Blavatsky Deity with four eyes, two in front and two in back, and four wings. "The eyes denote that the god sees in sleep, and sleeps in waking; the position of the wings that he flies in rest, and rests in flying" Phoenician. Isis Unveiled, by H. P. Blavatsky
Taautos Phoenicia God who later devolved into the Egyptian Thoth. Phoenicia
Tabiti Scythia Goddess of fire. Scythia
Tablibik Nazorean The personification of fascination and the genii of the five am. Early Nazorean
Tabris Nazorean The angel of creative alternatives. Early Nazorean
Tacita Greek "the silent," one of the Camenae, whose worship was believed to have been introduced at Rome by Numa. Greek
Tacoma Salish Earth and water goddess. Salish, Puyallup
Tadaka Indian Indian Earth and nature goddess.