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List of Gods   : "Ab"

NameOriginDescription
God name "Ab Kin Xoc" Mayan Aka Piz Hui Tec, god of Poetry and war. Mayan
Goddess name "Aba khatun" Baikal / Siberia A sea goddess
Goddess name "Aba khatun Baikal" Siberia Goddess of the sea. Siberia
"Abaangui" Guarani Had a huge nose, which he cut off. When he threw it into the sky, it became the moon. Guarani
"Abaasy" Yakut Netherworld beings. Yakut
Demon name "Abaddon" Babylonian It is the second of the seven names of the underworld in the Babylonian Talmud. Chief of the demons of the 7th hierarchy Hebrew / Christian
"Abaddon" Hebrew The region of the dead, synonym of She'ol in the Old Testament. Hebrew
Angel name "Abamo" Enochian A minor angel. Enochian
God name "Abandinus" Celtic An obscure Celtic deity, possibly a river-god. He is currently known only from a single inscription from Godmanchester in Cambridgeshire, England: a bronze votive feather is dedicated to him with the fragmentary text "to the god Abandinus, Vatiaucus gave this from his own resources" inscribed on a plaque.
God name "Abandinus" Roman / Celtic / British God of unknown affinities. The name appears in an inscription at Godmanchester, Cambridge, England....
Angel name "Abaoz" Enochian A minor angel. Enochian
Angel name "Abariel" Christian A hippy angel into ceremonial magic who appears on the second pentacle of the moon. Christian
God name "Abaris" Greek The Scythian, was a priest of Apollo; and the god gave him a golden arrow on which to ride through the air. This dart rendered him invisible; it also cured diseases, and gave oracles. Abaris gave it to Pythagoras.
God name "Abarta" Ireland Aka Abartach, God of the Tuatha De Danann. or Abarta (performer of feats) was one of the Tuatha Dé Danann. He was also known as the Giolla Deacair (the hard servant) and was associated with Fionn mac Cumhaill. Ireland
"Abas" Greek A son of Metaneira, was changed by Demeter into a lizard
God name "Abassi" Efik The creator god of the Nigerian Efik people. On the suggestion of his wife Atai Abassi created the first humans; to prevent them from exceed his wisdom, he ordered the first humans to neither procreate nor labor. This prohibition lasted some time, but eventually the first couple did have children and work, for which crime Abassi slew them and set their children against each other.
"Abattur" Mandaean Judges the dead and weighs souls and their deeds. Mandaean
"Abdallah" Islamic The father of Mahomet, was so beautiful, that when he married Amina, 200 virgins broke their hearts from disappointed love. Islam
Spirit name "Abdals" Islamic In Islamic lore, the 'substitutes', 70 mysterious spirits whose identities are known only to God alone, "When one of those entities dies another is secretly appointed in replacement' and it is through the operations and actions of these creatures that the world continues to exist.
"Abderus" Greek One of Heracles's friends, devoured by the horses of Diomede. Diomede gave him his horses to hold, and they devoured him.
Demon name "Abdiel" Arabic An Arabic demon said to be the lord of slaves and slavery. His name is derived from the Arabic word 'Abd', meaning 'slave'.
Angel name "Abdizuel" Christians angels of the Mansions of the moon. There are twenty-eight angels, who rule in the twenty-eight mansions of the moon
Demon name "Abduxuel" Enoch One of the demonic rulers of the lunar mansions.
Goddess name "Abeguwo" Melanesia / New Guinea Rain goddess whose urine turns to moisture. Melanesia / New Guinea
Angel name "Abel" Christian angel assistant to St. Peter. He checks souls as they arrive in heaven. Christian
God name "Abel and Cain" Islam Cain was born with a twin sister who was named Aclima, and Abel with a twin sister named Jumella. Adam wished Cain to marry Abel's twin sister, and Abel to marry Cain's. Cain would not consent to this arrangement, and Adam proposed to refer the question to God by means of a sacrifice. God rejected Cain's sacrifice to signify his disapproval of his marriage with Aclima, his twin sister, and Cain slew his brother in a fit of jealousy. Islam
God name "Abellio" Roman / Celtic / Gallic Tree god. Known from inscriptions in the Garonne valley of southwestern France and thought to be associated with apple trees....
God name "Abello aka Abelio and Abelionni" Enoch Abello aka Abelio and Abelionni, was a god of apple trees, worshipped in the Garonne Valley in southwest France.
God name "Abello/ Abellio" Gaul A god of apple trees
Goddess name "Abeona" Roman A goddess who protected children the first time they left their parents' home, safeguarding their first steps alone. She is related to Adeona, a goddess who guided children back to their parents' home. Roman
Goddess name "Abeona" Roman Goddess of passage. Linked with the goddess ADEONA, she is concerned with the safe going-out and coming-in of a child....
"Abere" Melanasia Meaning brutal, is a female cannibal in the legends of Melanasia.
Deities name "Abgal" Sumeria Seven wise-men and the attending deities of the god Enki. Sumeria
Spirit name "Abgal" Pre - Islamic northern Arabian (1) Desert god. Known from the Palmyrian desert regions as a tutelary god of Bedouins and camel drivers.(2) Minor attendant spirits. Mesopotamian (Sumerian). Associated with ENKI and residing in the Abzu or primeval water....
Spirit name "Abgal/ Apkallu" Sumeria 7 spirits that derived from the the Abzu
God name "Abhasvara" India A class of 64 devas or demigods created by Brahman. India
Deities name "Abhaswaras" Hindu A class of deities, sixty-four in number, of whose nature little is known. Hindu
"Abhigit" Indian The propitiatory sacrifice made by an Indian rajah who has slain a priest without premeditation.
Goddess name "Abhijit" Hindu Name means triumphator. A benevolent astral deity and goddess of fortune Hindu / Puranic
Goddess name "Abhijit (victorious)" Hindu / Puranic Minor goddess of fortune. A benevolent naksatra or astral deity; daughter of DAKSA and consort of CANDRA (SOMA)....
God name "Abhijnaraja" Buddhist / Tibet A physician god. He is accounted among a series of Medicine buddhas and typically depicted with stretched earlobes, and color is red. Buddhist / Tibet
God name "Abhijnaraja" Buddhist - Lamaist / Tibet Physician god. Accounted among a series of SMAN-BLA (medicine buddhas). Typically depicted with stretched earlobes. Color: red....
Goddess name "Abhimukhi (friendly disposed)" Buddhist / Vajrayana Minor goddess. One of twelve deified BHUMIS recognized as different spiritual spheres through which a disciple passes. Color: yellow. Attributes: Book and staff....
God name "Abhiyoga" Hindu Hindu god who watches over lawsuits and litigation.
Deities name "Abiala" Africa wife of Makambi; African deities. She holds a pistol in her hand, and is greatly feared. Her aid is implored in sickness.
Spirit name "Abida" Kalmuck A god of the Kalmucks, who receives the souls of the dead at the moment of decease, and gives them permission to enter a new body, either human or not, and have another spell of life on earth. If the spirit is spotless it may, if it likes, rise and live in the air.
Book name "Abidharma" Tripitaka The Book of metaphysics in the Tripitaka
Demon name "Abigor" Christian A warrior demon who commands sixty legions and a Grand Duke of Hell. Can fortell future and give military advice.
God name "Abira" Antioquia Creator god. Antioquia
Angel name "Abmo" Enochian A minor angel ruled by Aiaoai. Enochian
Goddess name "Abnoba" Celtic Goddess of the hunt, similar to the Roman Diana. Celtic
Goddess name "Abnoba" Roman / Celtic / European Forest and river goddess. Known locally from the Black Forest region of Germany. The name “Avon,” associated with many rivers, derives from her name....
Goddess name "Abnona" Gaul Goddess who did not give her name to the river Avon. Gaul
"Abominable snowman" Himalayas A legendary creature, said to resemble a human, with long arms and a thickset body covered with reddish gray hair. Reports of its existence in the Himalayas have been made since 1832.
"Abomination of Desolation" Roman The Roman standard is so called (Matthew xxiv. 15). As it was set up in the holy temple, it was an abomination; and, as it brought destruction, it was the "abomination of desolation."
"Abonde" French The French Santa Claus, the good fairy who comes at night to bring toys to children while they sleep, especially on New Year's Day.
Spirit name "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
Spirit name "Abonsam" West African Malevolent spirit. Recognized by tribes in the Gold Coast, etc. Traditionally driven away in an annual expulsion ritual by firing guns and shouting loudly, emptying houses of furniture and beating the interiors with sticks. The abonsam was finally driven into the sea. The ritual was preceded by four weeks of total silence in the area....
"Abora" Palma Is / Canary Is The supreme Being that sat in heaven & caused the stars to move
Angel name "Abou Jahia" Arab The angel of death in Mohammedan mythology. Called Azrael by the Arabs, and Mordad by the Persians.
"Abou-Bekr" Arab Called Father of the Virgin, i.e. , Mahomet's favourite wife. He was the first caliph, and was founder of the sect called the Sunnites.
"Aboulomri" Arab A fabulous bird of the vulture sort which lives 1,000 years. Called by the Persians Kerkes, and by the Turks Ak-Baba. Mohammedan mythology
Goddess name "Abowie" Ghana A goddess of healing & sterility
Angel name "Aboz" Enochian A minor angel. Enochian
Deity name "Abracadabra" Assyrians A charm. It is said that Abracadabra was the supreme deity of the Assyrians. Q. Severus Sammonicus recommended the use of the word as a powerful antidote against ague, flux, and toothache. The word was to be written on parchment, and suspended round the neck by a linen thread.
Deity name "Abracax" Greek Also written Abraxas or Abrasax, in Persian mythology denotes the Supreme Being. In Greek notation it stands for 365. In Persian mythology Abracax presides over 365 impersonated virtues, one of which is supposed to prevail on each day of the year. In the second century the word was employed by the Basilidians for the deity; it was also the principle of the Gnostic hierarchy, and that from which sprang their numerous Æons.
God name "Abraham aka Avraham" Arabic Ashkenazi, Avrohom, Avruhom, regarded as the founding patriarch of the Israelites and of the Arabic people in Jewish, Christian and Islamic tradition. In that tradition, Abraham is brought by God from his home in the ancient city of Ur into a new land, Canaan, where he enters into a covenant: in exchange for sole recognition of Yahweh as supreme universal authority.
Deity name "Abraxas" Greek Aka Abraxis, Abrsax, viewed as the supreme deity and the source of Divine emanations, the ruler of all the 365 heavens, or circles of creation--one for each day of the year. The number 365 corresponds to the numerical value of the seven Greek letters that form the word abraxas. The name Abraxas was taken from abra-cadabra.
God name "Abraxas/ Abrsax/ Abraxis" Greek / Oriental an occult theonym this god has the torso & arms of a man, head of a rooster & serpent legs
Angel name "Abrinael" Christians angels of the Mansions of the moon.
Deity name "Absu aka Abziu" Mesopotamia Primordial deity of underground water Mesopotamia / Sumeria
God name "Abu" Mesopotamia Minor plant and vegetation god who sprung from head of Enki Mesopotamia
God name "Abu" Mesopotamian / Sumerian Minor vegetation god. Said to have sprung from the head of the god ENKI, thus symbolizing plants emerging from the earth's soil....
Goddess name "Abuk" Sudan The first woman and patron goddess of women and gardens. south Sudan
Goddess name "Abundantia" Roman Minor fertility goddess. The personification of abundance. She continued in French mythology after the Roman occupation, as a lady who enters houses in the night, bringing prosperity....
Goddess name "Abundantia aka Abundita" Roman Goddess of Agriculture, good fortune, prosperity and abundance. Roman
Goddess name "Abundantia/ Abundita" Roman A goddess of Agriculture & abundance
Deity name "Abziu" Sumeria / Mesopotamia The primordial deity of underground water
Deity name "Abzu" Mesopotamian / Sumerian Primordial deity of underground waters. His center of cult is at Eridu (southern Mesopotamia), and he was replaced in Akkadian times by APSU....
King name "Acrisius" Greek A mythical king of Argos, and a son of Abas and Ocalea (or Aglaea, depending on the author). He quarrelled constantly with his twin brother Proetus, inventing bucklers in the process, and in the end expelled him to Tiryns.
"Adam was buried" Arabia According to Arabian tradition, on Aboucais, a mountain of Arabia.
Demon name "Addanc aka adanc" Welsh Addane, afanc, avanc, abhac, abac, a lake monster that also appears in Celtic and British folklore. It is described alternately as resembling a crocodile, beaver or dwarf, and is sometimes said to be a demon. The lake in which it dwells also varies; it is variously said to live in Llyn Llion, Llyn Barfog, near Brynberian Bridge or in Llyn yr Afanc, a lake in Betws-y-Coed that was named after the creature. Welsh
Goddess name "Adeona" Roman Goddess of passage. See ABEONA....
God name "Adroa" Africa A god of the Lugbara people of central Africa. Adroa has two aspects: one good and one evil. He is the creator of heaven and earth, and he appears to those about to die. Adroa is depicted as a tall, white man with only half a body – one eye, one arm, one leg, one ear. Africa
"Aengus" Celtic / Irish worshipped from about 500 BC / 400 AD
Goddess name "Aequitas aka Aecetia" Roman Was the goddess of fair trade and honest merchants. Like Abundantia, she is depicted with a cornucopia, representing wealth from commerce. Roman
Archangel name "Aeshma" Persian A small hairy demon able to make men perform cruel acts. One of seven archangels of the Persians. Persian
God name "Afi" Abkhaz God of Rain and thunderstorms who does not tolerate women using his name. Abkhaz
God name "Agdistis" Phrygian A mythical being connected with the Phrygian worship of Attes or Atys. Pausanias relates the following story about Agdistis. On one occasion Zeus unwittingly begot by the earth a superhuman being which was at once man and woman, and was called Agdistis. The gods dreaded it and unmanned it, and from its severed genitalia there grew up an almond-tree.
Goddess name "Ahnt kai" Mexico Goddess of women and children. Daughter of Koo-mah'mm hahs-ay' tahm (First Woman). She flies at night and lives above the peak of Tiburon. Mexico
Goddess name "Ahurani (mistress of Abura)" Zoroastrian / Persian Fertility goddess. Invoked by ordinary people to bring prosperity and children. water libations were a key part of the ritual....
"Aksobhya" Buddhist 'immovable' or 'imperturbable' - is the name given to a Buddha who is said to reside in the eastern Paradise of Abhirati. Buddhist
God name "Alfr" Norse An elf, fairy; a class of beings like the dwarfs, between gods and men. They were of two kinds: elves of light (Ljosalfar) and elves of darkness (Dokkalfar). The abode of the elves is Alfheimr, fairy-land, and their king is the god Frey. Norse
Goddess name "Amaltheia" Crete The nurse of the infant Zeus after his birth in Crete. The ancients themselves appear to have been as uncertain about the etymology of the name as about the real nature of Amaltheia. Hesychius derives it from the verb to nourish or to enrich, others from firm or hard; and others again from to signify the Divine goat, or the tender goddess. The common derivation is from to milk or suck.
Goddess name "Amba" India Goddess of the earth, one of the deities of Pre-Aryan race, which Aryans absorbed in their pantheon. India
Goddess name "Ame-No-Taiabata-Hime-No-Mikoto" Shinto / Japan Astral goddess of weavers. One of two star apotheoses who are, according to tradition, deeply in love with each other. Her partner is HIKOBOSHI. Her name is generally abbreviated to Tanabata, the title of a festival in honor of the goddess which became a national event in Japan in AD 755. The festival later became merged with the Tibetan Bon Ullumbana festival of the dead. Also Shokujo....
Deities name "Ananta" Hindu / Puranic The world serpent in Hindu mythology. During the night of Brahma, Vishnu sleeps on coils of prodigious snake, Sesha, also known as Ananta, 'the endless' whose thousand heads rise above the deity like a canopy. This scene and everything in it, the deities' serpentine couch, the water on which the snake lies, are all manifestations of the primeval essence. Hindu / Puranic
Angel name "Angels" Greek Geniel, Enediel, Anixiel, Azariel, Gabriel, Dirachiel, Scheliel, Amnediel, Barbiel, Ardefiel, Neciel, Abdizuel, Jazeriel, Ergediel, Atliel, Azeruel, Adriel, Egibiel, Amutiel, Kyriel, Bethnael, Geliel, Requiel, Abrinael, Agiel, Tagriel, Atheniel, Amnixiel - angels of the Mansions of the moon. There are twenty-eight angels, who rule in the twenty-eight mansions of the moon.
"Angitia" Greek Taught the people remedies against the poison of serpents, and had derived her name from being able to kill serpents by her incantations. Greek
God name "Anhur" Egypt Aka Anher, Anhert. Official God of the nome Abt and its capital. Rules over war, Sun and the sky. Egypt.
God name "Antiope" Greece A daughter of Nycteus and Polyxo or of the river god Asopus in Boeotia. She became by Zeus the mother of Amphion and Zethus, Dionysus threw her into a state of madness on account of the vengeance which her sons had taken on Dirce. In this condition she wandered about through Greece, until Phocus, the grandson of Sisyphus, cured and married her. She was buried with Phocus in one common tomb.
Deities name "Anu-Mate" Polynesian God of space. One of the sons of RANGINUI by Pokoharua, the sister of TANGAROA, the sea god. He belongs to a group of deities engendered at the time of creation that includes ANU-MATE, Anu-Matao, Anu-Whakarere and Anu-Whakatoro, all of whom rule over different aspects of space above the upper world. AnuMate is perceived as the god responsible for the “space of cold death” and in fact all of the group are envisaged as deities ruling over realms of great cold....
God name "Aondo" Tiv / central Nigeria, West Africa Creator god. An abstract principle who lives in the sky. He sends the Sun each morning, roars with the thunder which heralds his storms and is the creator of the earth....
"Apas aka Apah" Aban The Cosmic waters. Aban
"Apsu" Akkadian Aka abzu or engur, the name for the mythological underground freshwater ocean in Sumerian and Akkadian mythology.
God name "Apsu" Mesopotamian / Babylonian - Akkadian God of underground primeval waters. Derived from the Sumerian ABZU. In the Babylonian creation epic Enuma Elis Apsu is killed, while sleeping, by ENKI, who establishes his own abode above the deeps. Apsu's death triggered the cosmic challenge between the forces of MARDUK and TIAMAT....
God name "Ares" Greek The god of war and one of the great Olympian gods of the Greeks. He is represented as the son of Zeus and Hera. A later tradition, according to which Hera conceived Ares by touching a certain flower, appears to be an imitation of the legend about the birth of Hephaestus, and is related by Ovid.
Goddess name "Arya-Tara (the honorable Tara)" Buddhist Goddess. The SAKTI of AMOGHASIDDHI. Her name is often abbreviated to TARA and she originates from the TAM bija or seed. Color: green. Attributes: green lotus and staff. Also VASYA-TARA....
Goddess name "Asnan" Mesopotamian / Sumerian / Babylonian - Akkadian vegetation goddess. Minor deity probably known to the Sumerians from circa 3500BC or earlier. She is concerned with the abundance of grain in the fields, sent as its protectress by the gods ENLIL and ENKI. According to creation accounts, she and the cattle god LAHAR were first intended to serve the needs of the Annunaki, the celestial children of AN, but when the heavenly creatures were found unable to make use of their products, humankind was created to provide an outlet for their services. Attributes: ears of corn sprouting from her shoulders....
Supreme god name "Atea" Polynesian Supreme god. The father of the gods depicted as a hybrid, his body divided vertically, the left half being fishy and the right half of human form. In the tradition of the Hervey Islands, he is the firstborn son of the primordial mother VARI-MA-TE-TAKERE. After a short existence low down in the world coconut living immediately above his mother, he moved to the opening of the upper world. He is largely comparable to TANE, the god of light. Also AVATEA, Vatea, Wakea....
Goddess name "Auchimalgen" Chile moon goddess, wife of the Sun. Only Auchimalgen cares anything for the human race, all the rest of the gods being utterly malevolent. Auchimalgen wards off evil spirits and turns red when some important person is about to die. Chile
Archangel name "Auriel" Christian The archangel of alchemy and vision, the tallest of the archangels with eyes that can see across eternity and the ability to let you into the fairy kingdoms. Christian
God name "BAIAME" Australian aboriginal Creator God. Baiame is a creator god, revered as the supreme being and instrument of good, principally by the Wiradyuri and Kamilaroi groups of aborigines in the southeast of Australia. His chief consort is generally referred to as BIRRAHGNOOLOO. In other aboriginal traditions he is known as Twanyrika....
"Bactrian Sage Zoroaster" Zoroaster A native of Bactria, about 500 BCE.
Supreme god name "Bagisht" Kafir / Afghanistan God of flood waters and prosperity. The son of the supreme goddess DISANI, conceived when she was raped from behind by an obscure demonic entity in the shape of a ram who violated her while she was milking cows by a lakeside. Bagisht is said to have been born in the current of the Prasun river whereupon the turbulent waters became smooth-flowing and parted to allow the infant to reach the bank. There seem to have been no elaborate sanctuaries but rather an abundance of simple shrines always placed close to water. The god was celebrated at the main festivals of the Kafir agricultural year and received sacrificial portions of meat. Also Opkulu....
Demon name "Bathym aka Bathim" Greek Bathin, Marthin. One of the three demons in the service of Fleuretty. Duke of the Infernal regions he has the appearance of a robust man but his body ends in a serpent's tail. He is well versed in the virtues of herbs and precious stones according to Wierius. He is able to transport men from one place to another with wondrous speed. He commands thirty legions. One of the 72 spirits of Solomon.
Angel name "Batqol" Christian A female angel whose name means "heavenly voice." and her voice was heard by Cain asking "Where is thy brother, Abel?" after Cain murdered his brother.
Hero name "Belus" Greek A son of Poseidon by Libya or Eurynome. He was a twin-brother of Agenor, and father of Aegyptus and Danaus. He was believed to be the ancestral hero and national divinity of several eastern nations, from whence the legends about him were transplanted to Greece and became mixed up with Greek myths. Greek
"Bhagavan" India The Supreme Being or Absolute Truth. India
Planet name "Bifrons" Unk demon of astronomy, geometry, and other such sciences, planetary influences. He often takes the form of a man. He is acquainted with the virtues of herbs, precious stones and plants. He can transport corpses from one place to another. It is he who lights the strange corpse lights above the tombs of the dead. Unk
"Bilskirnir aka Bilskirner" Norse The heavenly abode of Thor, from the flashing of light in the lightning. Norse
King name "Binzuru-Sonja" Japan One of the pupils of Buddha, the first of the sixteen Rakan. Rakan with grey hair and long eyebrows. Originally he was a retainer of the king, Uuten. He became a priest and attained miracle power by performing Arakan's vow. It is said that he was praised by Shaka for he used the miracle power for the world and that he didn't enter Nirvana and made efforts cultivating ordinary people. He was worshipped on the above in Theravada Buddhism, however, many are worshipped in restaurants in China. He is enshrined in front of a temple in Japan. It is believed that stroking him eliminates distresses. Japan
Goddess name "Birrahgnooloo" Australian aboriginal Creator goddess. She is recognized by several aboriginal clans as the chief consort of BAIAME, the creator god. Revered as the all-mother of humankind and creator of living things on earth, her role largely parallels that of Baiame. Traditions suggest that during the Dreamtime she planted vegetation as she moved through the primordial world, fashioning creatures from clay and breathing spirit into human beings. Her eldest son is DARAMULUM or Gayandi, regarded as an intermediary between Baiame and humankind....
"Bleidablik [vast splendour]" Scandinavian The abode of Baldur, the Scandinavian Apollo.
Spirit name "Bmola" Abenaki bird spirit. Abenaki
Nymph name "Bormus" Greek A son of Upius, abducted by nymphs. Greek
Angel name "Bottomless Pit" Hebrew The abyss, often referred to as hell. The angel in charge is called Abaddon or Appolyon. He has a key that can bind Satan for a thousand years. Hebrew
"Bozaloshtsh" Wendish A messenger of death who cries like a child outside a house where someone is about to die. Wendish
"Briseis" Greek A patronymic from Briseus, and the name of Hippodameia, the daughter of Briseus of Lyrnessus, who fell into the hands of Achilles, and about whom the quarrel arose between Achilles and Agamemnon. Greek
Nymph name "Bucolion" Greek A son of Laomedon and the nymph Calybe, who had several sons by Abarbarea
God name "Buxenus" Gaul The god of box trees, worshipped primarily in Gaul alongside Abellio, Fagus and Robur. Gaul
Angel name "Caaba" Arab The shrine of Mecca, said by the Arabs to be built on the exact spot of the tabernacle let down from heaven at the prayer of repentant Adam. Adam had been a wanderer for 200 years, and here received pardon. The shrine was built, according to Arab tradition, by Ishmael, assisted by his father Abraham, who inserted in the walls a black stone presented to him by the angel Gabriel.
Goddess name "Caelestis" Carthaginian / North Africa moon goddess. The Romanized form of the Punic goddess TANIT. Elsewhere she became syncretized into the cult of APHRODITE-VENUS. Annual games were held in her honor. She was brought to Rome in the form of an abstract block of stone (like that of KYBELE from Pessinus) and became popular there during the early part of the third century AD; in this guise she was known as the “mighty protectress of the Tarpeian hill.”...
"Calpe" Roman Calpe and Abyla. The two pillars of Hercules. According to one account, these two were originally only one mountain, which Hercules tore asunder; but some say he piled up each mountain separately, and poured the sea between them. Roman
Goddess name "Campestres aka Matres Campestris" Britain Campestres aka Matres Campestris, the Three Mothers, triple goddess of fertility and abundance usually depicted as holding bread and fruits and personifying the ancestor mothers of a family. Britain
Goddess name "Carravogue" British / Ireland Local Crone Goddess from County Meath who was transformed into a huge snake for eating forbidden berries. Her original purpose is basically lost in modern times because her stories became so absorbed by Christian legends which attempt to make her a Celtic Eve. British / Ireland
God name "Chaob (carrying off)" Mayan / Lacandon, Mesoamerican / Mexico wind god(s). They live in the four cardinal directions and, according to tradition, will bring about the end of the current world with earthquakes and tempests when the last of the Lacandon people dies. They will blow so hard that they blast the monkeys out of the trees. The names of two are identified, Hunaunic in the east and Chikinkuh in the West....
God name "Chhene" Isoko / southern Nigeria, West Africa Creator god. An abstract being who is embodied by a mediator in the form of a sacred wooden totem, the Oyise. The god has no temples or priests....
"Christmas Decorations" Christian The great feast of Saturn was held in December, when the people decorated the temples with such green things as they could find. The Christian custom is the same but transferred Jesus. The holly or holy-tree is called Christ's-thorn in Germany and Scandinavia, from its use in church decorations and its putting forth its berries about Christmas time. The early Christians gave an emblematic turn to the custom, referring to the "righteous branch," and justifying the custom from Isaiah lx. 13- "The glory of Lebanon shall come unto thee; the fir-tree, the pine-tree, and the box together, to beautify the place of my sanctuary."
Goddess name "Clementia" Roman Minor goddess. Generally invoked to protect the common man against the emperor's absolute use of power. Under Hadrian the term cdementia temporum (mildness of the times) came into common usage....
Hero name "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
"Corpse Bird" Whales derwyn corph the phantom of a bird that sits on a windowsill and taps on the glass when someone is about to die. Whales
King name "Creiddylad" Welsh Originally betrothed to Gwythr ap Greidawl, she is abducted by Gwyn ap Nudd, causing the two rivals to go to war over her. In the early Arthurian tale Culhwch and Olwen, king Arthur settles the feud by arranging for the two to battle every May Day until Doomsday. Welsh
Goddess name "Cupra" Etruscans A form of the Great Goddess equated to Juno and one of the Nine Great Gods who had the ability to throw thunderbolts. Etruscans
God name "Daffodil" Greek / Roman Or "Lent Lily," was once white; but Persephone, daughter of Demeter, delighted to wander about the flowery meadows of Sicily. One spring, throwing herself on the grass, she fell asleep. The god of the Infernal regions, Pluto, fell in love with the beautiful maid, and carried her off for his bride. His touch turned the white flowers to a golden yellow, and some of them fell in Acheron, where they grew luxuriantly; and ever since the flower has been planted on graves. Greek / Roman
God name "Daksa (skilled and able)" Hindu / Vedic / Puranic Sun god. The son of BRAHMA and ADITI, he is an ADITYA and demiurge. His consort is PRASUTI, and he is said to have had up to sixty daughters. He appears in conflict with his son-in-law SIVA as the main offender against Siva's consort SATI (accounted as one of his daughters), who was so insulted by Daksa that she committed suicide by jumping into a ritual fire. Siva took revenge by decapitating Daksa but later, after intercession from other gods, Brahma brought him back to life, giving him the substitute head of a sacrificial goat. Attribute: head of a goat. Also PRAJAPATI....
"Daphne" Greek A fair maiden who is mixed up with various traditions about Apollo. According to Pausanias she was an Oreas and an ancient priestess of the Delphic oracle to which she had been appointed by Ge. Diodorus describes her as the daughter of Teiresias, who is better known by the name of Manto. Greek
God name "Daramulum" Australian aboriginal Creator god. Otherwise known as Gayandi he is the son of BAIAME and BIRRAHGNOOLOO and is worshiped principally by the Wiradyuri and Kamilaroi groups of aborigines in the southeast of Australia, who regard him as an intermediary between his father, the supreme being, and the human race. To an extent this role may have developed through Christian missionary influence....
Demon name "Darawigal" Australian aboriginal Personification of evil. This demonic deity stands opposed to BAIAME, the creator spirit who represents good in the world. He is generally recognized as an offspring of Baiame who once lived in the sky but fell from grace during the Dreamtime and was sent to the underworld as its ruler. From there he now dispenses death and sickness....
"Delphian Oracle" Greek The most famous oracle in the world. The oracles were given forth by a priestess, the Pythia, who seated herself upon a golden tripod above a chasm, whence issued mephitic vapours. Greek
God name "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."
Goddess name "Devi (the goddess)" Hindu / Epic / Puranic Goddess epitomizing the active female principle. Devi evolved as a major goddess out of the older notion of mother and vegetation goddesses. She is seen more as an abstract principle who will nevertheless respond directly to worshipers' prayers. By the fifth century AD she appears in many forms as the active (feminine) aspect or power of male deities. General attributes: conch, hook, noose, prayer wheel and trident. Devi is also the generic name given to a female deity, in her capacity as the consort of a god or DEVA.See also SRI(DEVI), BHUMIDEVI....
God name "Dewden aka Dedun" Nubian A Nubian god worshipped since at least 2400BC. There is much uncertainty about his original nature, especially since he was depicted as a lion, but the earliest known information indicates that he had become a god of incense.
"Dido" Carthage Dido was queen of Carthage, who fell in love with ?neas, driven by a storm to her shores. After abiding awhile at Carthage, he was compelled by Mercury to leave the hospitable queen. Dido, in grief, burnt herself to death on a funeral pile.
Goddess name "Dike" Greek Goddess of justice. The daughter of ZEUS. Depicted as a maiden whom men violently abuse in the streets but who is honored by the gods and who reports to her father on the misdeeds of mankind, causing Divine retribution. She is depicted on the Kypselos chest as an attractive woman strangling an ugly goddess of injustice, ADIKIA....
Spirit name "Dom-Daniel" Arabian The abode of evil spirits, gnomes, and enchanters, somewhere "under the roots of the ocean," but not far from Babylon. (Continuation of the Arabian Tales.)
God name "Dusara" Semitic Local god associated with vegetation and fertility survived until about 500 BCE. Semitic
God name "Dus”ara (‘the one' of s ara)" Western Semitic / Nabataean Local tutelary god. Associated with vegetation and fertility in the Hauran region from about 312 BC until circa AD 500. Regarded as a supreme deity, comparable to BAAL S AMIN, who never achieved Dus ara's popularity among the nomadic Nabataeans, for whom farming was precarious. He was represented by a black obelisk at Petra. Sacred animals are the eagle and panther. Attributes include a vine stem. In Hellenic times he was the subject of inscriptions at Delos and Miletus and he was equated with DIONYSOS. Also Dus ares; Dus-S ara....
God name "Easal" Ireland / Manx God of abundance and prosperity. He gave the sons of Tuirrean seven magic pigs, which reappeared the day after they were eaten. Ireland / Manx
God name "Ebisu" Shinto / Japan God of luck. The most popular of seven gods of fortune recognized in Shintoism and frequently linked with the god DAIKOKU. He is depicted as a fat, smiling and bearded fisherman holding a fishing rod in one hand and a sea bream in the other. The name does not appear in the classical sacred texts Nibongi and Kojiki, but Ebisu is known to have been worshiped in ancient times among fishermen. From about the sixteenth century his character changed and he became a deity associated with profit. Thus he is a patron of commerce and his picture hangs in most establishments. He is perhaps syncretized with the gods HIRUKO and KOTO-SHIRO-NUSHI. He may also be identified with Fudo, the god of knowledge. He does not join the rest of the Shinto pantheon in the great October festival at Izumo because he is deaf. His festival is celebrated concurrently in his own temple....
King name "Echo" Greek An Oreade, who when Zeus was playing with the nymphs, used to keep Hera at a distance by incessantly talking to her. In this manner Hera was not able to detect her faithless husband, and the nymphs had time to escape. Greek
"Egil" Scandinavian Brother of Weland, the Vulcan of Northern mythology. Egil was a great archer, and his tale is the exact counterpart of the famous fable about William Tell.
"Eka Abassi" Africa Creator of life Africa
"Elivager" Scandinavian A cold venomous stream which issued from Niflheim, and in the abyss called the Ginnunga Gap, hardening into layer upon layer of ice. Scandinavian
God name "Emes”" Mesopotamian / Sumerian vegetation god. Emes was created at the wish of ENLIL to take responsibility on earth for woods, fields, sheep folds and stables. He is identified with the abundance of the earth and with summer. An unidentified deity who is depicted iconographically with a plough may well be Emes....
God name "Enten" Mesopotamian / Sumerian Fertility god. Created by ENLIL as a guardian deity of farmers alongside the minor god EMES , Enten was given specific responsibility for the fertility of ewes, goats, cows, donkeys, birds and other animals. He is identified with the abundance of the earth and with the Winter period....
Goddess name "Eris" Greek Born of Ate and Zeus, or, according to Homer, Hera and Zeus (Iliad IV), she is the goddess who calls forth war and discord. According to the Iliad, she wanders about, at first small and insignificant, but she soon raises her head up to heaven (IV). Greek
"Erymanthean" Greek A devastating boar which wandered about in Arcadia. Its capture was one of the labours of Hercules. Greek
"Eternal Jew / Wandering Jew." Christian The Jew who hurried on Jesus Christ when he was led to crucifixion. As a punishment, he is compelled to wander about the world, homeless and restless, till the Day of Judgment. Christian
King name "Eurypylus" Greek A son of Euaemon and Ops. He appears in the different traditions about him, as a hero of Ormenion, or Hyria, or as a king of Cyrene. Greek
God name "Faraguvol" Puerto Rico / Haiti Votive god. The deified trunk of a tree which is carried to a tribal chief and presented. The being represented, classed as a ZEMI, is considered to wander about and can escape from a closed bag or sack....
Goddess name "Faun" Roman Place-spirits (genii) of untamed woodland. Romans connected their fauns with the Greek satyrs, wild and orgiastic drunken followers of Dionysus. However, fauns and satyrs were originally quite different creatures. Both have horns and both resemble goats below the waist, humans above; but originally satyrs had human feet, fauns goatlike hooves. The Romans also had a god named Faunus and a goddess Fauna, who, like the fauns, were goat-people. Roman
"Fedelma" Ireland A fairy queen who can be invoked to increase psychic abilities. Ireland
"Fensalir or Fensal" Norse The abode of Frigg. Norse
"Gaasyendietha" Haudenosaunee Meteor Fire Lizards, they travel quickly from lake to lake to avoid setting the Forest ablaze. Haudenosaunee
Angel name "Gabamiah" Germany Recite the following words: "Gabamiah, Adonay, Agla, O Lord God of Powers, do Thou assist us!" When you see the angel, say in an affable tone of voice: "Blessed spirit, be thou welcome! I conjure thee once more, in the Name of the Most Holy Adonay, to give me prompt enlightenment about stuff. And if for reasons unknown to us, thou art unwilling to proceed in an audible tone of voice, I conjure thee in the Most Holy Name of Adonay to write upon the virgin parchment here present, between now and to-morrow morning, or at least reveal unto me that which I desire this coming might in my sleep. Solonic goetic rite.
God name "Gapn" Syria This god appears as a messenger of Baal & is absent in ritual texts
Angel name "Gibborim" Genesis Mighty Men of Renown, the offspring of angels and human women or descendants of Abel who married the daughters of Cain. The gibborim are genarlaly regarded as evil. Genesis
"Gimle [Heaven]" Norse The abode of the righteous after Ragnarok. Norse
"Ginnunga-ga" Norse The great yawning gap, the premundane abyss, the chaos or formless void, in which dwelt the supreme powers before the creation. In the eleventh century the sea between Greenland and Vinland (America) was called Ginnunga-gap. Norse
"Gjoll" Norse One of the rivers Elivagar that flowed nearest the gate of Hel's abode. Norse
"Gnitaheid" Norse Fafner's abode, where he kept the treasure called Andvarenaut. Gnita-heath. Norse
"Gorge" Greek A daughter of Oeneus and Althaea, and the wife of Andraemon. When Artemis metamorphosed her sisters into birds, on account of their unceasing lamentations about their brother Meleager, Gorge and Deianeira alone were spared. Greek
"Gremory" Roman A strong Duke of Hell who tells all things past, present and future, about hidden treasures, and procures the love of women, young and old, but especially maidens.
Goddess name "Guabonito" Haiti The sea goddess who teaches people about Medicines & health
Goddess name "Gunabibi" Australian aboriginal Creator goddess. Also known as Kunapipi, she is extensively revered by aborigines in northern Australia, including the Yolngu people. Her cult bears some similarity to that of the Greek mother goddess DEMETER and to Tantric cults in India. For this reason the cult is thought to have been introduced from Asia to Arnhem Land and then to other parts of the Australian continent as early as the sixth century. Mythology indicates that Gunabibi has been perceived as a deity who came from the sea or the rivers during the Dreamtime but who reigns now over dry land. Among modern aborigines she is the subject of esoteric rituals which also involve the great serpent Yulunggul with whom Gunabibi has been closely involved....
Goddess name "Habondia aka Habonde" Anglo-Celtic Goddess of abundance and prosperity. Anglo-Celtic
Goddess name "Habondia/ Abondia/ Abunciada/ Habonde" Britain A goddess of abundance & prosperity
Goddess name "Hapy" Egypt Fertility god of the Nile flood. Inhabits caverns adjacent to the Nile cataracts and oversees the annual inundation of the Nile valley. His court includes crocodile gods and frog goddesses. There are no known sanctuaries to Hapy. He is depicted in anthropomorphic form but androgynous, with prominent belly, pendulous breasts and crowned with water plants. He may hold a tray of produce. At Abydos he is depicted as a two-headed goose with human body.See also KHNUM....
God name "Har" Scandinavian The first person of the Scandinavian Trinity, which consists of Har (the Mighty), the Like Mighty, and the Third Person. This Trinity is called "The Mysterious Three," and they sit on three thrones above the Rainbow. The next in order are the Aesir, of which Odin, the chief, lives in Asgard, on the heavenly hills between earth and the Rainbow. The third order is the Vanir - the gods of the ocean, air, and clouds - of which Van Niord is the chief. Har has already passed his ninth incarnation; in his tenth he will take the forms first of a peacock, and then of a horse, when all the followers of Mahomet will be destroyed.
God name "Harakhte or Harakhtes" Egypt The Sun God and mythical first pharaoh, son of Isis and Osiris. Represented as falcon headed god he was later absorbed by Ra. Egypt
Goddess name "Hariti" Buddhist Goddess for the protection of children, easy delivery, happy child rearing and parenting, harmony between husband and wife, love, and the well-being and safety of the family. Women without children also pray to Kishimojin to help them become pregnant. Originally, Hariti was a cannibalistic demon. She had hundreds of children whom she loved and doted upon, but to feed them, she abducted and killed the children of others. Buddhist
"Harrimiah" Australian The abused twin brother of Perindi, buries himself in the sand and is watched over by the wattle and apple trees. Australian
Goddess name "Hekoolas" Miwok A Sun goddess whose body is covered in abalone shells. Miwok
"Helen" Greek A daughter of Zeus and Leda, and the sister of Polydeuces and Castor; some traditions called her a daughter of Zeus by Nemesis. She was of surpassing beauty, and is said to have in her youth been carried off by Theseus, in conjunction with Peirithous to Attica. When therefore Theseus was absent in Hades, Polydeuces and Castor (the Dioscuri) undertook an expedition to Attica. Athens was taken, Helena delivered, and Aethra, the mother of Theseus, was taken prisoner, and carried by the Dioscuri, as a slave of Helena, to Sparta. Greek
Goddess name "Helen" Helen is frequently alleged, in Homeric tradition, to have been a mortal heroine or a demigoddess Goddess [Greek] associated with the city of Troy. In his Catalogues of Women Hesiod, the Greek contemporary of Homer and author of the definitive Theogony of the Greek pantheon, confounds tradition by making Helen the daughter of ZEUS and Ocean. Other Greek authors contemporary with Hesiod give Helen's mother as NEMESIS, the Greco-Roman goddess of justice and revenge, who was raped by Zeus. The mythology placing Helen as a demigoddess identifies her mother as Leda, the mortal wife of Tyndareus, also seduced by Zeus who fathered POLLUX as Helen's brother. However Hesiod strongly denied these claims. Homeric legend describes Helen's marriage to king Menelaus of Sparta and her subsequent abduction by Paris, said to have been the catalyst for the Trojan war. After her death, mythology generally places her among the stars with the Dioscuri (sons of Zeus), better known as Castor and Pollux, the twins of the Gemini constellation. Helen was revered on the island of Rhodes as the goddess Dendritis.See also DISKOURI....
"Helheim" Norse The abode of Hel. Norse
God name "Helios" Greek In Greece the cult of Helios was very ancient and was practised throughout the land, at Elis, at Apollonia, on the Acropolis of Corinth, at Argos, at Troezen, on Cape Taenarum, at Athens, in Thrace and finally, and especially, in the island of Rhodes which was sacred to him. In Rhodes could be seen.the colossal statue of HeIios, the renowned work of the sculptor Chares. It was about thirty yards high, and ships in full sail could pass between the god's legs. Greek
Hero name "Heracles" Greek The most celebrated of all the heroes of antiquity. The traditions about him are not only the richest in substance, but also the most widely spread for we find them not only in all the countries round the Mediterranean, but his wondrous deeds were known in the most distant countries of the ancient world.
Goddess name "Hi'aika" Hawaiian Goddess. The daughter of HAUMEA and younger sister of PELE, the volcano goddess, Hi'aika is the mistress of the dance and especially of the hula. Separate traditions identify her with LAKA, the god of the hula and the son of KANE, the god of light; and with a goddess, Na Wahine, the daughter of the primordial creator principle KEAWE. The hula was designed to give a formalized structure to the enactment of myths and among the favorite topics is the romance between Pele and the hero Lohiau. According to mythology Hi'aika was entrusted with a mission to find Lohiau on Pele's behalf and to bring him back to her, a mission that subsequently enflamed the jealousy of Pele over her sister's developing relationship with Lohiau, and brought about his death in Pele's fiery lava....