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List of Gods   : "Ame"

NameOriginDescription
Supreme god name "AME-NO-MINAKA-NUSHI-NOKAMI" Shinto / Japan Supreme god. he highest deity of the Shinto pantheon and the first to emerge in Takama-No-Hara (the plain of high heaven) when heaven and earth were fashioned. He was born alone, resides in the ninth heaven and has always hidden himself from mortal eyes. A remote and vague figure of whom no images are ever made and toward whom no cult is directed. His name only appears once in the Kojiki and never in the Nihongi. Originally his identity may have been strongly influenced by Chinese religion. His name is linked closely with those of two other lesser primordial beings, TAKA-MI-MISUBI-NO-KAMI and KAMI-MISUBI-NO-KAMI....
God name "ATEN" Egypt Creator Sun god. Aten, the Sun as a disc, was revered as a numen in his own right, distinct from Atum or Re, from circa 2000 BC and possibly earlier. His influence had been growing under several pharaohs including Amenhotep II, Tuthmosis IV and Amenhotep III, who initiated a cult of Aten at Heliopolis....
"Aahla" Egyptian The Field of peace; a portion of Amenti the Egyptian underworld
God name "Ah Uincir Dz'acab" Mayan / Chorti, Meso american / eastern Guatemala God of healing. The patron of herbalists and concerned with the preparation of remedies, he is depicted as having male and female identities, each concerned with the healing of their respective sexes. Also Ah Uincir Kopot....
God name "Ahsonnutli" America The sky father and chief god for the Navajo. He created heaven, earth, and the sky.
Supreme god name "Ai Apaec" Mochica Indian / pre - Columbian South America / northern coast of Peru Supreme god. Probably originated as a jaguar god but came to rule the destinies of the world. He was thought to live like ordinary people and could reveal himself as man or god at will. He is depicted in anthropomorphic form, but with huge fangs and a cat-like wrinkled face with whiskers coming from his nose. He received sacrificial victims hurled from the top of a high cliff....
Spirit name "Amalivaca" Native America A Native American spirit, who had seven daughters. He broke their legs to prevent their running away, and left them to people the Forests.
God name "Amano-Iwato" Japanese Means "The cave of the Sun god" of "heavenly rock cave". In Japanese mythology, Susanoo, the Japanese god of the seas, was the one who drove Amaterasu into Ame-no-Iwato. This caused the Sun to hide for a long period of time.
Goddess name "Ame No Uzume" Japanese A goddess of fertility & happiness
Deity name "Ame no Uzume no Mikoto" Japan / Shinto Ame no Uzume no Mikoto, heavenly deity of Divine movement, meditation, marriage and joy. Japan / Shinto
Deity name "Ame-No-Kagase-Wo" Japan / Shinto An astral deity that had to be executed
God name "Ame-No-Kagase-Wo" Shinto / Japan Astral deity. The most important of the star KAMI said to have been executed by the god FUTSU-NUSHI because he would not be pacified during the process of cosmic genesis....
Goddess name "Ame-No-Mi-Kumari-No-Kami" Japan / Shinto Goddess of water, lakes, Rain and rivers. Japan / Shinto
Goddess name "Ame-No-Mi-Kumari-No-Kami" Shinto / Japan water goddess. One of the daughters of MINATO-NO-KAMI, the god of river mouths and estuaries, she is known as the “heavenly water divider” and her cult is linked with that of KuniNo-Mi-Kumari-No-Kami....
Deities name "Ame-No-Minaka-Nushi-No-Kami" Shinto (Exalted Musubi deity), who is later related to the gods of the heaven; Kami-musubi no Kami (Sacred Musubi deity), related to the gods of the earth; and Ame no Minaka-nushi no Kami (Heavenly Centre-Ruling deity). Some Shinto scholars hold that all Shinto deities are manifestations of Ame no Minaka-nushi no Kami.
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....
God name "Ame-No-Tanabata-Hime-No-Mikoto" Japan / Shinto Star god identified with the Pole-star, is believed to guard the land and to prevent disasters, and more particularly to cure eye-diseases. Japan / Shinto
Deity name "Ame-No-Toko-Tachi-No-Kami" Japan heavenly deity, the fifth deity formed, who is interpreted as "Eternal Law, which is formless, but acts upon existing matter." Japan / Shinto
Deities name "Ame-No-Toko-Tachi-No-Kami" Shinto / Japan Primordial being. The fifth of the deities to emerge in the heavens, named in both the sacred texts of Shintoism, the Kojiki and Nihongi, but probably strongly influenced by Chinese religion. Born from a reed floating in the primeval waters. See also UMASHI-ASHI-KABI-HIKO-JI-NO-KAMI....
Goddess name "Ame-No-Uzume" Shinto / Japan Goddess of dancers. She plays a part in enticing the Sun goddess, AMATERASU, from her cave using the perfect Divine mirror....
"Ame-Waka-Hiko" Japan / Shinto heaven prince young, the disloyal son of Ame no Kuni-dama who shot a pheasant with a heavenly deer-bow and heavenly feathered arrows. Taka-mi-musubi no Mikoto took up the arrow and flung it back down to earth. This arrow hit Ame-waka-hiko on the top of his breast and killed him. Japan / Shinto
God name "Ame-Waka-Hiko (heavenly young prince)" Shinto / Japan God. According to tradition he was sent to earth on a vital mission but became preoccupied with a number of mortal women, forgot his purpose and did not report back to heaven. His punishment was to be slain by an arrow fired from the “heavenly true deer bow.”...
Goddess name "Amelenwa" Ghana Goddess of rivers, and justice. Because she is merciless and unforgiving, her followers try to avoid offending her. Ghana
"Amelia/ Maitresse Amelia" Haiti / Vodun loa of Haiti
Deity name "Amen" Egypt A primordial creation deity
God name "Amen aka Amoun" Egypt Amun, Amon, Ammon. "Hidden God"; "Great Father." Phallic deity sometimes pictured with the head of a ram and other times pictured as a man with a crown with two tall straight plumes. He rules over reproduction, fertility, generation, wind, air, prophecy, Agriculture. Egypt
Goddess name "Ament" Egypt / Libya Aka Amenti, "The Westerner," "hidden goddess." Goddess of the underworld and consort of Amen. She greeted all dead people to the land of the dead with bread and water. If they ate and drank, they could not return to the land of the living. Egypt / Libya
"Amerant" Greek A cruel giant slain by Guy of warwick.
Deity name "America Kokudo Kunitama-no-O-Kami" Shinto Shinto deity of America.
"American Indians" American Indians Otkon, Messou, and Atahuata.
"Amesha" Spentas / Yazatas The seven Divine beings who belong to the retinue of Ahura Mazda. Spentas / Yazatas
God name "Ammon/ Amen" Egypt The god of air, wind, Sun, reincarnation, war
Angel name "Anitor" Eastern By the virtue of these most holy angelic Names do I clothe myself, O Lord, in my Sabbath garments, that so I may fulfil, even unto their term, all things which I desire to effect through Thee, Most Holy ADONAY, Whose kingdom and rule endure for ever and ever. Amen. From the Key of Solomon
Goddess name "Anuanaitu" America Soul of the ocean, member of a sea monster family. Goddess of the ocean and whirlpools Caribbean, S. America
Spirit name "Apacita" Inca / pre - Columbian South America / Peru, etc Guardian spirit. The apotheosis of a pile of stones marking the top of a pass or some other critical point on a route invoked by travelers with small offerings to strengthen them on their journey....
God name "Apo (lord)" Inca / pre Columbian South America / Peru, etc mountain god. The apotheosis of an Andean mountain, all mountains being sacred to the South American Indians....
Deity name "Aquit" The Americas A moon deity
Spirit name "Arnakua'gsak" Inuit / North American Animistic spirit. The “Old Woman of the Sea” who supplies all the physical needs of the Eskimo from the ocean....
God name "Aryskoui" Native American An ancient war-god.
Goddess name "Axo-Mama" South American Indian / Peru Goddess of potato crops. A model of this minor deity was made out of parts of the plant as a harvest fetish and kept for a year before being burned in a ritual to ensure a good potato harvest....
God name "B'alam Quitze/ Balam Quitze,/ Balam Quitze" S America B'alam Quitze aka Balam Quitze, Balam Quitze, meaning "jaguar with the sweet smile," was the first of the men created from maize after the Great Flood sent by Hurakan. The gods created Caha-Paluma specifically for him to marry.
Goddess name "Biliku" N Amerian Goddess of weavery, storytelling, arts and crafts Native American
Spirit name "Bokwus" Kwakiutl fearsome spirit in the great North Western American Forests. Kwakiutl
"Bussumarus Amelia/ Maitresse Amelia" Haiti / Vodun loa of Haiti
Goddess name "Coca-Mama" South American Indian / Peru Goddess of the coca plant. Minor goddess who oversees the harvest of the coca crop. Models of the deity were made from the leaves of the plant and kept for a year before being burned in a ritual to ensure a good coca harvest....
Spirit name "Cururipur" S American spirit of the jungle that brings destruction to tortoise hunters. South American
Goddess name "Cutzi" Americas Goddess of the moon. Americas
King name "Elfin" India The first fairy king. He ruled over India and America. Middle Age Romance
God name "Erkilek" Inuit / North America Hunting god. A malev olent deity with the head and nose of a dog and the body of a man. He carries a bow, with arrows contained in a quiver, and is an expert archer....
"Geush" Urvan Assists the Amesha Spenta, Vohu Manab Urvan
God name "Gonaqade't" Chilkat / American north Pacific coast Sea god. By tradition he brings power and good fortune to all who see him. He appears in several guises, rising from the water as a gaily painted house inlaid with blue and green Haliotis shell, or as the head of a huge fish, or as a painted war canoe. Generally depicted in art as a large head with arms, paws and fins....
Spirit name "Gunnodoyak" A youthful heroic deity who was once mortal Iroquois (North American Indian). He was empowered by the spirit of thunder, Hino, to conquer the Great water Snake, enemy of humankind. The serpent devoured Gunnodoyak but was then slain by Hino, who cut open the snake, recovered the body of Gunnodoyak and returned him to his rightful place in heaven....
God name "Haya-Ji" Shinto / Japan God of winds. Particularly the fierce god of whirlwinds and typhoons. In mythology he carried back to heaven the body of AME-WAKA-HIKO (the heavenly young prince) after he had been slain by an arrow from the “heavenly true deer bow.”...
Goddess name "Hikoboshi" Shinto / Japan Astral god. The consort of the star goddess AME-NO-TANABATA-HINE-NOMIKOTO. The two are, according to mythology, deeply in love. Their festival was merged with the Tibetan Bon festival of the dead, the Ullumbana. Also Kengyu-Sei....
Spirit name "Huaca" Inca / pre - Columbian South America / Peru, etc spirit being. The apotheosis of a natural object such as a rock or a place of local importance such as a spring. It is uncertain whether the principle is one of animism (when a deity takes on different natural shapes at will) or anImatism (when an object is a supernatural being in its own right)....
Spirit name "Huanacauri" Inca / pre - Columbian South America / Peru, etc Guardian spirit. The apotheosis of a special spindle-shaped stone sited near Cuzco which protected the Inca royal family and also featured strongly in the maturation rites of male Inca adolescents. Also Wanakawri....
Spirit name "Iatiku and Nautsiti" Acoma Sisters who, when giving life to the snakes and fishes, accidentally created the evil spirit. Acoma. Native American
Spirit name "Igalilik" Inuit / North American Hunting spirit. He travels the icy wastes with a kitchen strapped to his back which includes a pot big enough to carry a whole seal. It boils as he carries it....
Deities name "Iguerssuak (great fire)" Inuit / North American Sea god. One of a group of generally benevolent deities. Numbers of Ignerssuak are thought to surround mariners and the entrance to their home is on the sea shore....
God name "Imyapa" Inca / pre - Columbian South America / Peru, etc weather god. Also perceived as a thunder god, he became syncretized with Santiago, the patron saint of Spain. The Indians called Spanish firearms Ilyapa. Also Inti-Ilyapa; Coqi-Ilya; Illapa; Katoylla....
Goddess name "Inlti (sun)" Inca / pre - Columbian South America / Peru, etc Sun god. His consort is the moon goddess MAMA-KILYA. Inti was depicted as a trinity in the sanctuaries in Cuzco, possibly in deference to the Christian Trinity. The Temple of the Sun is reported to have housed images, in gold, of all the sky gods in the Inca pantheon on more or less equal terms, since the Sun is regarded as one of many great celestial powers. Inti may also have been depicted as a face on a gold disc. The socalled “fields of the Sun” supported the Inca priesthood. The three Sun deities are Apo-Inti (lord Sun), Cori-Inti (son Sun) and Inti-Wawqi (sun brother). The Sun god(s) is perceived as the progenitor of the Inca rulers at Cuzco through two children—a son Manco Capac and his sister / consort Mama Ocllo Huaco. The Quechua Indians of the central Andes call the same deity Inti Huayna Capac and perceive him as part of a trinity with the Christian god and Christ....
God name "Ixpuztec (broken face)" Aztec / Meso american / Mexico Minor underworld god. One of the group classed as the Mictlantecuhtli complex....
God name "Ixtlilton (little black face)" Aztec / Meso american / Mexico Minor god of sexual lust. One of the group classed as the XIUHTECUHTLI complex....
God name "Jupka" N American Creator god and teacher of the people. The Yahi, California
"Kai-matutsi" N American Kai-matutsi lived on the earth and below. The word associated is with 'earth occupation.' Pomo
"Kali-matutsi" N American Lived in the sky and heavens above. The word is associated with 'sky occupation.' Pomo Indians, California
God name "Keyeme Taulipsang" S America God and lord of the animals South America
Goddess name "Kokomikeis" S America Goddess of the moon mother of the Morning Star Blackfoot
Goddess name "Kokopell Mana" S America Goddess of fertility. Hopi
Deities name "Kokopelli" S America A fertility deity, usually depicted as a humpbacked flute player (often with a huge phallus and antenna-like protrusions on his head), who has been venerated by many Native American cultures in the Southwestern United States. Like most fertility deities, Kokopelli presides over both childbirth and Agriculture. He is also a trickster god and represents the spirit of music.
Goddess name "Kokyan" S America Creator goddess; she created humans, plants, and animals Hopi
Goddess name "Korawini" N American Mother of All Peoples and the goddess of jolly bonking. Paiute. North America
Spirit name "Koyote" North American Indian Tutelary god. Recognized by several tribes, including the Navaho and Apache. He acts as a cult hero who intercedes with more remote creator spirits and teaches the Indian....
"Litae" Greek A personification of the prayers offered up in repentance. They are described as the daughters of Zeus, and as following closely behind crime, and endeavouring to make amends for what has been done but whoever disdains to receive them, has himself to atone for the crime that has been committed. Greek
Goddess name "Loo Wit Klickitat" Native American Goddess of fire, volcanoes PNW
Deity name "Madumda" N American The creator deity of the Pomo, frequently identified with Coyote.
Spirit name "Maho Peneta Mandan" N American Great spirit USA
Deity name "Maitresse Amelia" Haitian A loa or minor deity. Haitian Vodun
"Makunaimma" Caribbean / C America He is the creator of the heavens, humans, & animals in no particular order
Goddess name "Mama Qoca (mother sea)" Inca / pre - Columbian South America / Peru, etc Goddess of the ocean. Originally a pre-Inca goddess of coastal regions who retained her influence under Inca rule. Invoked by all Indians who gain their livelihood from the sea. Today probably syncretized largely with the Christian Virgin Mary. Also Mama Cocha....
Goddess name "Mama-Kilya (mother moon)" Inca / pre - Columbian South America / Peru, etc moon goddess. The consort of the Sun god INTI, she is important in the calculation of time and regulating the Inca festival calendar. The Indians consider that an eclipse of the moon is a time of great danger, caused by a mountain lion or snake eating the moon, and perform a ritual making as much noise as possible to frighten the predator off....
Goddess name "Mictanteot" S America Goddess of the underworld. South America
God name "Moma" S America The moon god, ancestor of mankind and maker of the world. Uitoto, South America
God name "Moma" Uitoto Indian / South America Creator god. Originally the creator of mankind. When he was slain he entered and ruled the underworld. Also the apotheosis of the moon....
"Mowis" Indian The bridegroom of snow, who, according to American Indian tradition, wooed and won a beautiful bride; but when morning dawned, Mowis left the wigwam, and melted into the Sunshine. The bride hunted for him night and day in the Forests, but never saw him more.
God name "MyokennBooklhisattva" Buddhist Chinese Astral god. The apotheosis of the Pole Star, equating with AME-NO-KAGASEWO in Japanese Shintoism....
"Na Pe" N American Created men from clay and women from the leftovers. Native American Lore
God name "Nainuema" Uitoto Indian / South America Creator god. He created the earth from his own imagination and stamped upon it until it was flat. He then engendered the Forests and other living things from his saliva....
"Naionuema Uitoto" S America Created the earth from its own imagination South America
God name "Nanabohozo Ojibwa" N America God who influences the success or failure of hunters Canada / USA
"Nehalennia" S America The queen of the Dead moon Circus who is trapped within a mirror and searching for the legendary Golden Crystal, which will allow Nehellenia to break free of her entrapment and take over the earth. Sailor moon
God name "Ni" Chimu Indian / pre - Columbian South America / coastal areas of Peru Sea god. A significant deity in the pantheon, revered by fishermen. Often linked with SI, the moon god....
"Ninigi" Japan The son of Ame no Oshihomimi no Mikoto, and grandson of Amaterasu, who sent him down to earth to plant rice there. He was the grandfather of Emperor Jimmu. Amaterasu sent him to pacify Japan by bringing the three celestial gifts used by the emperor. The sword, Kusanagi, the mirror, Yata no kagami, and the jewel, Yasakani no magatama. Japan
Goddess name "Ninigi (Prince)" Shinto / Japan Ancestral god. The deity who, according to tradition, is the heir apparent of the Sun goddess Amaterasu. He was sent to earth from heaven to rule at the behest of the gods. His parents are Taka-Mi-Musubi and Ame-No-OshiHo-Mimi and he takes the title of “divine grandchild.” He is the ancestral deity of the imperial dynasties....
God name "Om" India A Sanscrit word, somewhat similar to Amen. When the gods are asked to rejoice in a sacrifice, the god Savitri cries out Om (Be it so). When Pravahan is asked if his father has instructed him, he answers Om (Verily). Brahmins begin and end their lessons on the Veda with the word Om, for "unless Om precedes his lecture, it will be like water on a rock, which cannot be gathered up; and unless it concludes the lecture, it will bring forth no fruit."
Spirit name "Omuqkatos" N America The Great spirit who is the Sun. The Blackfeet, Northern Plains, Canada / United States
Goddess name "Paca-Mama (earth mother)" Inca / pre - Columbian South America / highlands of Peru Chthonic earth goddess. Worshiped extensively by farmers but now largely syncretized with the Christian Virgin Mary....
God name "Pachacamac (earth creator)" South American Indian / Lima region of Peru Creator god. Near the town of Pachacamac is the site of a huge pyramidal sanctuary dedicated to the god. In origin he is pre-Inca but the Inca rulers who took over the region allowed his worship to continue; eventually he became syncretized with the god VAIRACOCHA....
God name "Pariacaca" Pre - Inca central Andean / South America weather god. The deity responsible for Rain and thunder, personified by the falcon....
"Penelope" Greek A daughter of Icarius and Periboea of Sparta. According to Didymus, Penelope was originally called Ameirace, Arnacia, or Arnaea, and Nauplius or her own parents are said to have cast her into the sea where she was fed by sea-birds from which she derived her name. Greek
God name "Pore" Guyanan Indian / South America Creator god. Engendered the earth and all living things. Also Pura....
Deity name "Qoluncotun" Nativ American Creator deity of the Sinkaietk who, angered by the ingratitude of their ancestors, hurled a star at the earth, which burst into flames. Southern Okanagon
"Quaayayp" Greek The son of the creator of the world, Niparaya, and the virgin Anayicoyondi. North America
Deities name "Quaoar" Nativ American Sings and dances the world and other deities into existence. Tongva, Native American
"Quinanes" Central America A race of giants whose traditions were prevalent at the time of the conquest of Central America.
God name "Sga'na Haida" PNW / Pacific Northwest Coast of North America God of the sea
Hero name "Shingebis" Indian A diver who dared the North wind to single combat. The Indian Boreas rated him for staying in his dominions after he had routed away the flowers, and driven off the sea-gulls and herons. Shingebis laughed at him, and the North wind went at night and tried to blow down his hut and put out his fire. As he could not do this, he defied the diver to come forth and wrestle with him. Shingebis obeyed the summons, and sent the blusterer howling to his home. American Indian
Deities name "Taka-Mi-Musubi-No-Kami (high august producing wondrous deity)" Shinto / Japan Primordial creator being. The second of the deities listed in the sacred Kojiki text. He appeared in the Takama-No-Hara (plain of high heaven) after AME-NO-MINAKA-NUSHINO-KAMI. A remote and vaguely defined being, he was-born alone in the cosmos and hides himself from mankind....
"Wabun" Hiawatha Son of Mudjekeewis, East-Wind, the Native American Apollo. Young and beautiful, he chases darkness with his arrows over hill and valley, wakes the villager, calls the Thunder, and brings the Morning. He married Wabun-Annung, and transplanted her to heaven, where she became the Morning Star. Hiawatha
"Wabung Annung" Hiawatha The Morning Star. She was a country maiden wooed and won by Wabun, the Native American Apollo, who transplanted her to the skies. Hiawatha
"Wakon'da" N American A power by which things are brought to pass. and through this mysterious life and power all things are related to one another and to man." Wakon'da is both a force and a state of being. Omaha, Native American
Spirit name "Wanka" Inca / pre - Columbian South America / Peru, etc Guardian spirit. The apotheosis of a tall stone or boulder (HVACA) set upright in the center of a field....
Spirit name "Wawki" Inca / pre - Columbian South America / Peru, etc Guardian spirit. The apotheosis of a stone or HVACA which each Inca emperor carried with him as a personal tutelary deity. The object was known as a “brother.”...
"White Buffalo Woman" N American The sacred woman who brought secret knowledge to the Oglala. She reminded them of the mysteries of their mother, the earth. Urging them always to honour her, she disappeared in the shape of a white buffalo.
Monster name "Yacu-mama" Indian Mother of waters. A fabulous sea-snake, fifty paces long and twelve yards in girth, said to lurk in the lagunes of South America, and in the river Amazon. This monster draws into its mouth whatever passes within a hundred yards of it, and for this reason an Indian will never venture to enter an unknown lagune till he has blown his horn, which the yacu-mama never fails to answer if it is within hearing. By this means the danger apprehended is avoided. South America
God name "Yokomatis" N American One of the two great creator-gods of the Chungichnish. The other, his brother, is called Tuchaipa
Goddess name "Zara-Mama" South American Indian / Peru Maize goddess. A minor deity, models of whom were made from the leaves of the plant and kept for a year before being burned in a ritual to ensure a good maize harvest....
Goddess name "Zyanya" Native American A goddess who will be here always and forever.