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NameOriginDescription
God name "Utu" Sumeria God of the Sun and justice who rules the fate of the dead. Sumeria
God name "Uwolowu" Togo Creator god who first made a woman on the earth and bore with her the first child, the first human being. Akposso, Togo
Goddess name "Uzume" Japan The Great Persuader, and The heavenly Alarming Female. The goddess who lured out the Sun deity, Amaterasu, by dancing naked in a bath. Japan
"Va'irgin" Chukchee / E Siberia The supreme being whose name means "I exist"
Deity name "Va'irgin (I exist)" Chukchee / eastern Siberia Supreme being. A remote and poorly defined character who lives in the zenith of the sky and who created the world. Comparable with the Koryak deity TENANTO'MWAN....
Angel name "Vaasa" Enochian A minor angel. Enochian
"Vac" Buddhist A variety of Manjusri
"Vac" Hindu The personification of the sacred river, the Sarasvati. Hindu
Goddess name "Vac" Hindu The goddess of language, writing and writing-systems. She is the matron of mental endeavours and the source of voice. Hindu
God name "Vac" Buddhist God. An emanation of AMITABHA and a variety of MANJUSRI....
Goddess name "Vac (speech)" Hindu / Vedic Goddess of the spoken word. In some texts she is a daughter of DAKSA and consort of KASYAPA. Alternatively she is the daughter of Ambhrna. Also known by the epithet “queen of the gods,” Vac is the personification of the phenomenon of speech and oral communication. She gives the boon of hearing, speech and sight and she can lead a man to become a Brahman. She also personifies truth and sustains soma—the liquid essence of vision and immortality. She is said to have created the four Vedas, the basis of the earliest Hindu mythology....
"Vacuna" Sabine A Sabine divinity identical with Victoria, the personification of victory.
Goddess name "Vacuna" Sabine Minor goddess. A sanctuary dedicated to this deity is known to have existed near the villa belonging to the poet Horace. She may be synonymous with DIANA or MINERVA....
Goddess name "Vadali" Buddhist / Mahayana Minor goddess. An attendant of MARICI. Attributes: flower, needle, noose and staff....
"Vafthrudner" Norse A giant visited by Odin. They try each other in questions and answers. The giant is defeated and forfeits his life. Norse
Goddess name "Vaga" s Sabra, goddess of the Severn, being a prudent, well-conducted maiden, rose with the first streak of morning dawn, and, descending the eastern side of the hill, made choice of the most fertile valleys, whilst as yet her sisters slept. Vaga, goddess of the Wye, rose next, and, making all haste to perform her task, took a shorter course, by which means she joined her sister ere she reached the sea. The goddess Rhea, old Plinlimmon's pet, woke not till roused by her father's chiding; but by bounding down the side of the mountain, and selecting the shortest course of all, she managed to reach her destination first. Thus the Cymric proverb, There is no impossibility to the maiden who hath a fortune to lose or a husband to win." Welsh
Goddess name "Vagbija (seed of speech)" Hindu / Puranic Minor goddess. An aspect of the goddess SARASVATI in the form of a bija mantra. The embodiment or apotheosis of consciousness representing the sacred word....
"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
Spirit name "Vagisvara (lord of speech)" Buddhist God of speech. The tutelary deity of Nepal. An emanation of all DHYANIBUDDHAS (spiritual meditation buddhas) and a variety of MANJUSRI. Accompanied by a lion or seated upon a lion throne. Attribute: blue lotus....
God name "Vagitanus" Roman this minor god of passage was the guardian of the press first cry at birth
God name "Vagitanus" Roman Minor god of passage. The guardian of the infant's first cry at birth....
God name "Vahagn" Armenia Armenia's national god. Some time in his existence, he formed a "triad" with Aramazd and Anahit. Vahagn fought and conquered dragons, hence his title Vishabakagh, "dragon reaper". He was invoked as a god of courage, later identified with Heracles. He was also a Sun-god, rival of Baal-shamin and Mihr.
God name "Vahagn" Pre - Christian Armenian God of victory. Considered to epitomize bravery, he is depicted born from a fire and with flames for hair....
God name "Vahgan" Armenia A god of victory, born from fire & has flames for hair
God name "Vahguru" Sikh Creator god. Worshiped in the Golden Temple of Amritsar, in northern India. He has no icons....
God name "Vahguru Sikh" India The creator god
"Vahguru or Waheguru" India The Wonderful Lord, the infinite creator. Sikh, India
"Vaikuntha" Hindu / Puranic Aspect of VISNU. Vis'nu is depicted under this title residing in his own heaven, known as Vaikuntha. He is seen with four heads in an attribute known as caturmukha, where the central head is human, that to the left is Sakti, to the right NARASINHA, and facing behind, VARAHA. As such Vis'nu's vehicle is either the mythical bird, GARUDA, or he reposes on the serpent ANANTA (SESA). The aspect may also be known as Trailokyamohana....
Deities name "Vaimanika" Jain / India The generic title for a group of deities
Deities name "Vaimanika" Jain / India Generic title for a group of deities. A class of gods said to be borne by, or living within, a flying palace, the vimana....
"Vaimanika deities" Jain The lunar mansions, and the Daityas the first and lowest rank of the existences caused by Goodness. Jain
"Vainamoinen" Finnish The central character in the Finnish folklore and the main character in the national epic Kalevala. He was described as an old and wise man, and he possessed a potent, magical voice.
God name "Vairacocha" Inca The creator god worshipped by the Huari, the Inca, and the Chavin as a distant relative of their sky god, was portrayed as a fair skinned man with a white beard who wore sandals and a long robe, and carried a staff.
God name "Vairacocha/ Huiracocha/ Viracpocha" Inca The creator god
King name "Vairgin" Chukchee The Sun, moon, stars, and constellations are also known as vairgit; but the Sun is a special vairgin, represented as a man clad in a bright garment, driving dogs or reindeer. He descends every evening to his wife, the 'Walking-around-Woman'. The moon is also represented as a man. He is not a vairgin, however, but the son of a kele of the lower worlds. He has a lasso, with which he catches people who look too fixedly at him. Shamans invoke the moon in incantations and spells. Chukchee
"Vairgit" Chukchee Benevolent supernatural beings. Chukchee
"Vairocana" Buddhist A Buddha who is the embodiment of Dharmakaya and the universal aspect of the historical Gautama Buddha. In the conception of the Five Wisdom Buddhas, Vairocana is at the center. Buddhist
"Vairocana/ Buddhaheruka" Buddhist The First & oldest meditation Buddha
"Vairotya" Jain One of the sixteen Mahavidyas who were accorded the most favoured position after the Jinas in Western India. Jain
Goddess name "Vairotya (having an ax and a goad)" Jain / India Goddess of learning. One of sixteen Vidyadevi headed by the goddess Sarasvati....
Goddess name "Vaisnavi" Hindu One of seven mother-goddesses, each of whom is the sakti, or female counterpart, of a god. Hindu
Goddess name "Vaisnavi" Hindu / Epic / Puranic Mother goddess. A SAKTI of V IS NU, also regarded as a form of LAKSMI. In later Hinduism she became one of a group of MATARAS regarded as of evil intent. Also one of a group of eight ASTAMATARAS. In another grouping one of nine NAVASAKTIS who, in southern India, rank higher than the SAPTAMATARAS. Her vehicle is the hybrid beast GARUDA. Attributes: child, club, conch, lotus and prayer wheel....
God name "Vaizgantas" Lithuanian A god of flax. Lithuanian
Deity name "Vajardaka" Buddhist A fierce and wrathful deity invoked for purifying negative actions. Buddhist
Goddess name "Vajracarcika" Buddhist Goddess in charge of wells and springs. Buddhist
Goddess name "Vajracarcika" Buddhist / Mahayana Goddess. An emanation of AKSOBHYA, she stands upon a corpse. Color: red. Attributes: cup, image of Aksobhya on the crown, jewel, lotus, skull with noose, staff and sword. Three-eyed....
God name "Vajradaka" Buddhist / Mahayana God. An emanation of AKSOBHYA bearing one, three or four heads....
"Vajradhara" Buddhist The ultimate Primordial Buddha, or Adi Buddha, according to the cosmology of Tibetan Buddhism.
"Vajradhara" Buddhist The ultimate Primordial Buddha. Buddhist
God name "Vajradhara" Buddhist God. An epithet of the ADIBUDDHA but also an allegory for the highest buddha. Known particularly from Nepal and Tibet. His SAKTI is PRAJNAPARAMITA. Attributes: cup, hook, noose, regal ornaments and staff. Three-headed....
"Vajradhatvisvari" Buddhist The musicality of being lies in the flowing and streaming of all manifest consciousness. It greases friction, it smoothes communication, it lingers that all may gently wave around it. Buddhist
Goddess name "Vajradhatvisvari (lady of the adamantine world)" Buddhist Goddess. The SAKTI of VAIROCANA and also a variety of MARICI. Attributes: many, including an image of Vairocana on the crown....
Goddess name "Vajragandhari" Mahayana Minor goddess. Buddhist
Goddess name "Vajragandhari" Buddhist / Mahayana Minor goddess. Color: blue or gold. Attributes: arrow, ax, bell, bow, hook, image of AMOGHASIDDHI, knife, noose, prayer wheel, staff, sword, and trident....
God name "Vajragarbha (substance of a thunderbolt)" Buddhist / Vajrayana God. A BODHISATTVA or buddha-designate. Color: blue. Attributes: blue lotus, Book and staff....
Goddess name "Vajraghanta" Buddhist / Mahayana Minor goddess. A female dikpala or guardian of the northern direction. Color: green or white. Attributes: staff with bell....
God name "Vajramrta (immortal of the Vajra sect)" Buddhist / Mahayana God. An emanation of AMOGHASIDDHI. His vehicle is an animal of uncertain identity. Color: green. Attributes: bell, club, hook, prayer wheel, staff and sword....
Spirit name "Vajrapani" Buddhist / mainly Tibet God. An emanation of AKSOBHYA but also sometimes identified with ADIBUDDBA. Generally thought to reflect the second DHYANIBUDDHA or spiritual meditation buddba. Sometimes depicted with a peacock. Alternatively considered to be a counterpart of the Hindu god INDRA. Color: dark blue or white. Attributes: noose, snake and staff. Also AcalaVajrapani; Acarya-Vajrapani....
Goddess name "Vajrapasi" Buddhist / Mahayana Minor goddess. A female dikpala or guardian of the southern direction. Color: yellow. Attributes: staff with noose....
Goddess name "Vajrasphota" Buddhist Goddess. A female dikpala or guardian of the western direction. Attribute: staff....
Goddess name "Vajrasrnkhala (personification)" Buddhist (1) Minor goddess. One of the Mahayana deities said to be an emanation of AMOGHASIDDHI. Some texts describe her as the SAKTI of HEVAJIRA. Color: green. Attributes: arrow, bow, cup, image of Amoghasiddhi on the crown, mane, noose skin, and staff. Three-eyed and three-headed.(2) Goddess of learning. Jain. One of sixteen VIDYADEVI headed by the goddess SARASVATI....
Goddess name "Vajratara" Buddhist / Mahayana Goddess. Considered to be an emanation of all the DHYANIBUDDHAS or spiritual meditation buddbas. Also identified as an emanation of RATNASAMBHAVA or a form of Bhrkuti. She stands upon a lotus. Color: golden. Attributes: arrow, blue lotus, bow, conch, hook, images of the five Dhyanibuddhas on the crown, noose and staff. Three-eyed....
Goddess name "Vajravarahi" India Strength-of-the-Sow is the goddess of wisdom through experience who drives away evil spirits such as depression. India
Goddess name "Vajravarahi (diamond sow)" Buddhist / Mahayana / / Lamaist / Tibet Goddess. An emanation of VAIROCANA and sometimes identified as the SAKTI of HEVAJIRA. In Lamaism she accompanies VAJRADAKA. She is depicted treading on a man. Color: red. Attributes: principally club, cup, image of Vairocana on the crown and knife, but with an assortment of other attributes from time to time. Three-eyed and three-headed....
Goddess name "Vajravidarani (tearing asunder)" Buddhist / Mahayana Minor goddess. Attributes: arrows, banner, bow, hook, noose, shield, staff and sword. Five-headed....
Goddess name "Vajrayogini" Buddhist / Mahayana Minor goddess. She can sometimes be identified carrying her severed head in her hand. Color: yellow. Attributes: club, cup, knife and staff. Three-eyed....
Deities name "Vajrosnisa" Buddhist God. Apparently connected with the guardian deities or dikpalas in the easterly direction. Color: white.See also PADMANTAKA....
"Vakarine" Lithuanian The evening Venus, who makes the bed for the Sun. Lithuanian
"Valaskjalf" Norse One of Odin's dwellings. Norse
"Vale" Norse Is a brother of Balder, who slays Hoder when only one night old. He rules with Vidar after Ragnarok. Vale. Norse
Goddess name "Valetudo" Italy Goddess of good health. Italy
God name "Valevalenoa" Polynesia God of space and the son of tangaloa-the-explorer-of-lands and the queen of earth. Samoa, Polynesia
"Valfather" Norse Valfather [Father of the slain]. A name of Odin. Norse
"Valgrind" Norse A gate of Valhal. Norse
"Valholl" Norse Valhal, Valhalla [The hall of the slain]. The hall to which Odin invited those slain in battle. Norse
"Vali" Norse A son of Loke who will survive Ragnarok. Norse
God name "Vali" Nordic / Icelandic God. One of the sons of OTHIN, his mother is RIND. A hardened, bold warrior and an excellent shot. He slew HODER and thus avenged the death of Balder. One of the survivors of Ragnarok destined to live in the land which replaces Asgard, Idavoll. Also Ali....
Goddess name "Valkyrie" Norse Valkyrie [The chooser of the slain]. A troop of goddesses, handmaidens of Odin. They serve in Valhal, and are sent on Odin's errands. Norse
God name "Valli" Hindu The name of prominent Hindu god Murugan's consort, according to Tamil traditions. She is depicted as a the daughter of a tribal chief.
Goddess name "Valli" Hindu Goddess. The second consort of SKANDA, usually depicted standing to his right. In its original context the word Valli may mean “earth.”...
"Valtam" Norse A fictitious name of Odin's father. Norse
God name "Valtam" Nordic / Icelandic God. According to the Poetic Edda (Balder's Dreams) Valtam is the father of OTHIN....
"Vamana" Hinduism A personality described in the Puranic texts of Hinduism as the Fifth Avatara of Vishnu, and the first incarnation of the Second Age, or Treta yuga. Also he is the first Avatar of Vishnu which appears with a completely human form, though it was that of a dwarf brahmin. He is also sometimes known as Upendra.
God name "Vamana" Hindu / Epic / Puranic Incarnation of the god VISNU. The fifth avatara of Vis'nu which appears as a dwarf, symbolizing the puny state of mankind in the cosmos. According to legend, the god took the guise in order to trick BALI, a greatgrandson of Hiranyakashipu (see NARASINHA), whose prestige had begun to overshadow that of INDRA. To restore a proper balance Vamana requested from Bali a plot of land three paces wide on which to meditate. Vis'nu returned to his proper stature and claimed heaven and earth in two steps. He declined to take the third which would have also claimed the underworld, but instead gave its rule to Bali. The dwarfish form bears two arms. Attributes: umbrella and waterpot....
"Vampire" Europe An extortioner. The vampire is a dead man who returns in body and soul from the other world, and wanders about the earth doing mischief to the living. He sucks the blood of persons asleep, and these persons become vampires in turn. Middle Europe
Deities name "Van plural Vanir" Norse Those deities whose abode was in Vanaheim, in contradistinction to the asas, who dwell in Asgard: Njord, Frey and Freyja. The vans waged war with the asas, but were afterwards, by virtue of a treaty, combined and made one with them. The vans were deities of the sea. Norse
Goddess name "Vana-Durga" Hindu / Puranic Aspect of DURGA. A form of the goddess invoked by woodsmen and Foresters. She often wears an elephant skin, is eight-armed and carries an assortment of weapons....
"Vanaheim" Norse The abode of the vans. Norse
"Vanapagan" Estonian Old Nick, "Old Heathen", the devil depicted as dumb giant farmer. Estonian
"Vanatuhi" Estonian Old Empty One, the devil. Estonian
God name "Vanemuine" Estonian The god of songs. Estonian
God name "Vanir" Nordic / Icelandic A major group of Norse gods the concerned with peace, prosperity & the fertility of the land
Goddess name "Var" Norse Goddess of marriage vows. Norse
Demon name "Varaha" Hindu The third avatar of Vishnu, in the form of a boar, who appeared in order to defeat Hiranyaksha, a demon who had taken the earth and carried it to the bottom of the cosmic ocean. Hindu
Demon name "Varaha (boar)" Hindu / Epic / Puranic Incarnation of the god VISNU. The third avatara of Vis'nu, which appears as a boar. According to legend, he descends in this guise to the bottom of the primeval sea to rescue the earth, which has been removed there by a demon. He retrieves it in the shape of a girl. The avatara may be depicted in wholly animal form or as a human with a boar's head. Epithets include Adivaraha....
Goddess name "Varahi" Hindu The new-moon and the illumination aspects of the mother-goddess. Hindu
Goddess name "Varahi" Hindu / Epic / Puranic Mother goddess. A SAKTI who in later Hinduism becomes one of a group of MATARAS regarded as of evil intent. Also one of a group of eight ASTAMATARAS. In another grouping, one of nine NAVASAKTIS who, in southern India, rank higher than the SAPTAMATARAS. She sits upon a boar, buffalo or elephant. Attributes: boar's head, bow, club, cup, knife, noose, plough, sword and trident....
Goddess name "Varahmukhi (having a boars head)" Buddhist / Mahayana Minor goddess. An attendant of MARICI. Attributes: arrow, bow, flower and staff....
Goddess name "Varahmukio" Buddhist / Mayhayana A minor goddess
Goddess name "Varalden-olmai" Lapland queen and mother of the gods, a goddess of virgins and wedding rituals. Lapland
Goddess name "Varali" Mahayana Minor moon goddess. Mahayana
Goddess name "Varali" Buddhist / Mahayana Minor goddess. An attendant on MARICI. Color: white. Attributes: flower, needle, noose and staff....
"Vari" Polynesia A self created being of the beginning times. Polynesia
Spirit name "Vari-Ma-Te-Takere" Polynesian The primal generator, the female spirit who dwells in darkness at the base of the dark underworld of Avaiki. Polynesian
Goddess name "Vari-Ma-Te-Takere (the very beginning)" Polynesian / Hervey Islands Mother goddess. The creator being who lives at the very bottom of the world coconut, sitting in a cramped space with her knees and chin touching. She lives in Te-Enua-Te-Ki (mute land) in eternal silence and is the mother of six children, all deities, three of which she plucked from her right side and three from her left.See also AVATEA, TINIRAU, TANGO, TUMUTEANAOA, RAKA and TU-METUA....
"Vari-ma-te-takere" Polynesia The primeval mother who lived in Avaiki, the coconut shell at the begining of the universe. Mangaia, Polynesia
God name "Varuna" Hindu A thousand-eyed god who sees all that happens in the world. Hindu
Goddess name "Varuni" Hindu Originally the waters of origin, she became the goddess of golden liquor, wine and intoxication. Hindu
Angel name "Vasa" Enochian A minor angel. Enochian
Goddess name "Vasanta" India Goddess of spring, learning, music, poetry and disco. North India
Goddess name "Vasantadevi" Buddhist / Tibet A goddess of spring
Goddess name "Vasantadevi" Buddhist - Lamaist / Tibet Goddess of spring. Particularly known from Tibet, where she appears in the retinue of SRIDEVI. Her animal is a mule. Attributes: cup and sword....
God name "Vasio" Gaelic God of the Vocontii. Gaelic
Goddess name "Vasita (willpower)" Hindu Generic title for a group of goddesses. Twelve deities who personify the disciplines which result in spiritual regeneration....
Deities name "Vasu(s) (excellent)" Hindu / Vedic Generic title for a group of gods. Eight deities attendant on the Vedic weather god INDRA, comprising day, dawn, fire, moon, pole star, Sun, water and wind. Generally carrying a rosary and with a SAKTI....
Deities name "Vasu[s]" Hindu / India A generic title for the gods / deities that attend Indra
"Vasudeva" Hindu Interpreted as 'descendant of Vasudeva', another name for Krishna. Hindu
God name "Vasudeva" Hindu God. The princely father of KRSNA and BALARAMA. Consorts include DEVAKI, ROHINI, etc....
"Vasudhara" Buddhist A female Buddha designate
God name "Vasudhara" Buddhist The Buddhist bodhisattva of abundance and fertility. She is considered to be the consort of Kuvera, the god of wealth.
Deity name "Vasudhara" Nepal Popular in Nepal, where she is a common household deity. She is one of the Vasus mentioned in the Rig Veda.
Goddess name "Vasudhara" Buddhist Goddess. A female bodhisattva or buddha-designate who is the Sakti of Vajrasattva and a form of AKSOBHYA or RATNASAMBHAVA. Color: yellow. Attributes: Book, ear of rice, images of Aksobhya and Ratnasambhava on the crown, parasol, pearl and waterjar with jewels....
Goddess name "Vasudhara (treasurer)" Hindu / Epic / Puranic Fertility goddess. The SAKTI of Kuvera.See also KUBERA....
Goddess name "Vasumatisri (beautiful with an excellent mind)" Buddhist / Mahayana Minor goddess. An attendant of VASUDHARA....
Goddess name "Vasumattisri" Buddhist / Mayhayana A minor goddess
Deities name "Vasus" Hindu Attendant deities of Indra, and later Vishnu. They are eight elemental gods representing aspects of nature, representing cosmic natural phenomenon. The name Vasu means 'Dweller' or 'Dwelling'. Hindu
Goddess name "Vasusri" Buddhist Minor goddess Buddhist / Mahayana
Goddess name "Vasusri (beautiful one)" Buddhist / Mahayana Minor goddess. An attendant of VASUDHARA....
Deity name "Vasya-Tara" Java The presiding deity of Candi Kalasan. Java
Goddess name "Vasya-tara (the subjected Tara)" Buddhist / Mahayana Goddess. An emanation of AMOGHASIDDHI and considered to be indistinguishable from ARYA-TARA. Color: green. Attributes: blue lotus and image of Amoghasiddhi on the crown....
God name "Vata" Hindu / Persian God of the wind and a deity with a violent personality. Hindu / Persian
God name "Vata" Hindu / Vedic / / Persian / Iran God of wind. The name appears in the Rg Veda as a deity of violent personality. According to Asvestan tradition the god of victory, VERETHRAGNA, appeared to Zarathustra in the guise of Vata....
"Vatapattrasayin (reclining on a fig leaf)" Hindu / Puranic Aspect of VISNU. The image is found in classical bronze sculptures and represents either Vis'nu in a violent form, or KRSNA, reposed on a fig leaf that floats upon the primeval ocean of a new cosmos after the previous world order has been destroyed....
God name "Vayu" Buddhist A god of the northwestern quarter
"Vayu" Vedic Personification of the wind. Vedic
God name "Vayu (2)" Buddhist God. A dikpala or guardian of the northwestern quarter....
God name "Vayukmara" Jain / India A god
Deities name "Ve" Norse Brother of Odin and Vili. He was one of the three deities who took part in the creation of the world. Norse
God name "Ve" Nordic / Icelandic God. Listed by Snorri in the Prose Edda as one of the sons of Bori and, among the gods of Asgard, the brother of OTHIN and VILI. The three gods are said to have made the land and sea out of the flesh and blood of the primeval giant Ymir.See also BURI....
Spirit name "Ve'ai" Koryak / S Siberia The feminine vegetation spirit & personification of the grasslands
Spirit name "Ve'ai (grass woman)" Koryak / southeastern Siberia vegetation spirit. The personification of the grasslands and their guardian deity. She is perceived as a shaman / ca and is the consort of EME'MQUT....
"Ved Ava" Russia A personification of the water. Russia
Goddess name "Veden Emo" Finnish Goddess of water. Finnish
Goddess name "Vedenemo" Finnish mother of waters, Karelian goddess of water. Finnish
Goddess name "Vedenemo (mother of waters)" Finland Karelian goddess of water
Goddess name "Vedma" Slavic Goddess on a broomstick who causes storms, keeps the water of life and death, and knows all about herbs. She can appear either young and beautiful or old and ugly. Slavic
Spirit name "Veehaldjas" Estonian spirit of the water, the weaver of a spring. Estonian
Spirit name "Veen" Finnish The water Mother, a spirit believed to rule the waters and their bounty. Finnish
"Vegtam" Norse A name assumed by Odin. Norse
God name "Veiovis" Etruscan Vedius, "little Jupiter" or "the destructive Jupiter," and identified with Pluto. But Veiovis seems to designate an Etruscan divinity of a destructive nature, whose fearful lightnings produced deafness in those who were to be struck by them, even before they were actually hurled. He was represented as a youthful god armed with arrows, and his festival fell before the nones of March.
God name "Veive" Etruscan Another name for the Etruscan god Veiovis.
God name "Veive" Etruscan Minor god. A youthful deity whose attributes include arrows. His animal is a goat....
Goddess name "Veja Mate" Latvia Goddess of the wind was also responsible for birds and the woodlands. Latvia
Goddess name "Veja Mate" Pre - Christian Latvian Goddess of winds. Also responsible for birds and woodlands....
Spirit name "Vejopatis" Lithuanian The spirit of wind. He is the father of the winds, usually described as a wrathful, inexorable, evil spirit with a beard, wings and two faces. Lithuanian and Prussian
Spirit name "Velaute'mtilan" Koryak / SE Siberia He is a vegetation spirit
Spirit name "Velaute'mtilan (sedge man)" Koryak / southeastern Siberia vegetation spirit. The personification of the sedges and therefore guardian of the boggy tundras and their animals....
Spirit name "Vele" Lithuanian spirits of dead human beings. Lithuanian
God name "Veles" Slavic A major Slavic god of earth, waters and the underworld, associated with dragons, cattle, magic, musicians, wealth and trickery. He is also the opponent of thunder-god Perun, and the battle between two of them constitutes one of the most important myths of Slavic mythology.
God name "Veles" Slav Chthonic underworld god. Also identified as the “cattle god.” Also Volos....
God name "Veles/ Volos" Russia / Slavic A god of flocks & herds, death & the underworld
Goddess name "Veliuona" Lithuanian A goddess of death. Lithuanian
Goddess name "Vellamo" Finland The wife of Ahti, goddess of the sea, lakes and storms. A current image of Vellamo can be seen on the coat of arms of Päijänne Tavastia.
Goddess name "Vellamo" Finnish Goddess the goddess of the sea, the wife of Ahti, the god of the sea and of fishing. Finnish
"Velnias" Lithuanian The devil or evil personified. Lithuanian
Goddess name "Velu Mate" Latvia Chthonic underworld goddess and the queen of the dead Latvia
Goddess name "Velu Mate" Pre - Christian Latvian Chthonic underworld goddess. The “queen of the dead.” She is depicted wearing white and she greets the dead at the cemetery....
God name "Venda" Dravidian Creator god, an ancient vegetation deity Dravidian / Tamil
God name "Venda" Dravidian / Tamil / southern India Creator god. An ancient vegetation deity. Worshiped in villages on the plains, thought to live in trees and equated with Indra....
Nymph name "Venilia" Roman A Roman divinity connected with the winds (venti) and the sea. Virgil and Ovid describe her as a nymph, a sister of Amata, and the wife of Faunus, by whom she became the mother of Turnus, Jutuma, and Canens. Aeneid x. Metamorphoses by Ovid xiv.)
God name "Venkata" Hindu Form of the god of Visnu Hindu / Puranic / Epic
God name "Venkata" Hindu / Epic / Puranic Form of the god V ISNU. According to the Aditya Purana, Venkata is a deity of considerable importance in southern India. The name does not occur in the north. He is worshiped extensively by Hindus but particularly in the Tamil shrine of Tirupati where there is argument that the deity depicted is SIVA or KARTTIKEYA. The image appears to carry attributes of Vis'nu on the left and Siva on the right. Also Venkatesa....
God name "Venti" Greek The winds. They appear personified even in the Homeric poems, but at the same time they are conceived as ordinary phenomena of nature. The master and ruler of all the winds is Aeolus, but the other gods also, especially Zeus, exercise a power over them. Greek
Goddess name "Venus" Greek The goddess of love among the Romans, and more especially of sensual love. Previously to her identification with the Greek Aphrodite, she was one of the least important divinities in the religion of the Romans, and it is observed by the ancients themselves, that her name was not mentioned in any of the documents relating to the kingly period of Roman history.
Goddess name "Venus Victrix" Roman Venus, as goddess of victory, represented on numerous Roman coins.
Goddess name "Venus/ Dion/ Cytherea" Roman A goddess of love, beauty, springtime, vineyards
"Veor [Defender]" Norse A name of Thor. Norse
Goddess name "Verbeia" British Goddess of the Wharfe and Avon rivers. British
Demon name "Verbti" Albania God of fire His name means "blind one". In Albanian folklore he has perfect hearing and an aversion to obscene language and corruption. With Christianization he was reviled as a demon and associated with hell. Albania
God name "Verbti" Pre - Christian Albanian God of fire. He is associated with the north winds. Under Christian influence he becomes identified with the devil....
King name "Verdandi" Norse One of the three norns, along with Urd and Skuld. Her name literally is the present tense of be or "to be" and is commonly translated as "in the making" or "that which is happening / becoming". She is the present moment. Norse
Supreme god name "Vere-pas" Russia The supreme god, ‘the god who is above'. The Ezra, Russia
God name "Verethragna" Persian / Iran God of victories. He is embodied by the wild boar which possesses iron-shod feet to crush opponents and is perceived to be present in the wind....
God name "Verethragna Persia" Iran The god of victory, he is perceived to be present in the wind
God name "Verevctor" Roman A minor god of plowing who was associated with the sacrifices to Tellus & Ceres
Goddess name "Veritas" Roman The goddess of truth and a daughter of Saturn. Roman
"Veronica" Christian It is said that a maiden handed her handkerchief to Jesus on His way to Calvary. He wiped the sweat from his brow, returned the handkerchief to the owner, and went on. The handkerchief was found to bear a perfect likeness of the Saviour, and was called Vera-Iconica (true likeness), and the maiden was ever after called St. Veronica. One of these handkerchiefs is preserved at St. Peter's church in Rome, and another in Milan cathedral. Christian
Goddess name "Verplaca" Roman Goddess of family harmony. Roman
Goddess name "Verticordia" Roman Changer of the Heart, an attribute of Venus, the goddess who turns the hearts of men. Roman
God name "Vertumnus" Roman A minor god of orchards & gardens, likely of of Etruscan origin his festival is beingVertumnalia on August 13th
God name "Vertumnus" Roman Is said to have been an Etruscan divinity whose worship was introduced at Rome by an ancient Vulsinian colony. The name signifies "the god who changes or metamorphoses himself." For this reason the Romans connected Vertumnus with all occurrences to which the verb verto applies, such as the change of seasons, purchase and sale, the return of rivers to their proper beds,etc. But in reality the god was connected only with the transformation of plants, and their progress from being in blossom to that of bearing fruit. Roman
Goddess name "Vertumnus" Roman Minor god of gardens and orchards. Of Etruscan origin, he is the consort of the goddess POMONA. Usually represented with garden implements and offered fruit and flowers. He was celebrated annually in the Vertumnalia festival on August 13....
God name "Vervactor" Roman Minor god of ploughing. Associated with sacrifices to TELLUS and CERES....
Goddess name "Vesna" Slavic Goddess of the spring. Slavic
Goddess name "Vesta" Roman Was the goddess of the hearth, and therefore inseparably connected with the Penates, for Aeneas was believed to have brought the eternal fire of Vesta from Troy, along with the images of the Penates. The praetors, consuls, and dictators, before entering upon their official functions, sacrificed not only to the Penates, but also to Vesta at Lavinium. (The Aeneid by Virgil. Book II)
Goddess name "Vestal Virgin" Greek A nun, a religieuse, properly a maiden dedicated to the service of the goddess Vesta. The duty of these virgins was to keep the fire of the temple always burning, both day and night. They were required to be of spotless chastity. Greek
"Vestre" Norse The dwarf presiding over the west region. Norse
Goddess name "Vetali" Buddhist Goddess of terrifying appearance and the destroyer of Mara. Buddhist
Goddess name "Vetali" BuddhistLamaist / Tibet Goddess of terrifying appearance. One of a group of gauri. Color: red. Attribute: a chain....
Spirit name "Veteema" Estonian The water Mother, a spirit believed to rule the waters and their bounty. Estonian