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List of Gods : "Ani"
NameOriginDescription
Age Africa God of animals. Revered by hunters in the savannah regions. Benin, West Africa
Age Fon Benin/ W Africa Revered by hunters he is the god of animals
Ah Can Cum Mayan Hunter god; protector of the animals Mayan
Ah Can Cum/ Acaum Maya A hunter & protector of the animals god
Aja African  Aja is an Orisha, patron of the forest, the animals within it and herbal healers, whom she taught their art.
Al Borak Arabic The animal which carried Mahomet to the seventh heaven. Brought by Gabriel, he had a human face, the cheeks of a horse and the wings of an eagle and spoke good Arabic.
Ala aka Ale Africa Ana, Ani, Chthonic fertility goddess who is also goddess of the underworld linked with a cult of the dead, which rest in her womb . Ibo Eastern Nigeria, West Africa
Anael Babylon Aka Hanael or Aniel, an angel in Jewish lore and angelology, and is often included in lists as being one of the seven archangels. Haniel is generally associated with the planet Venus. Babylon
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.
Ani Africa A goddess of justice
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Ani-lbo Africa Goddess of Birth, Death, Happiness and Love Africa
Aniel Greek An angelic guard who tries to stop the West wind escaping through the gates.
Anieros Phrygian Early earth goddess, who with her daughter Axiocersa, personified the earth in spring and in autumn Roman/Phrygian
Aniger Greek A minor goddess of squashed animals. Witnessed by thinking "Oh God, what was that I hit?". Mentioned in Hogfather.
Anigrides Greek The nymphs of the river Anigrus in Elis.
Anila Hindu/Puranic One of the Vasus, gods of the elements of the cosmos. He is equated with the wind god Vayu, Anila being understood as the name normally used for Vayu when numbered among the Vasus. Hindu/Puranic
Anilas Hindu The forty-nine deities connected with Anila, the wind. Hindu
Animisha Indian "One who does not wink", a general epithet of all Indian gods.
Aningan Inuit The moon, brother to the sun whom Moon chases across the sky. Aningan has a great igloo in the sky where he rests. Irdlirvirissong, his demon cousin, lives there as well. The moon is a great hunter, and his sledge is always piled high with seal skins and meat. Inuit
Anitan Philippines Guardian of lightning. Philippines
Anito Luzon The souls of the ancestors worshiped as household deities. Irayas, Catalangans. Luzon
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
Anitun Tabu Philippines Goddess of wind and rain. Philippines
Anixiel Christians Angels of the Mansions of the Moon.
Arachne Greek A Lydian maiden who challenged Athena to a weaving contest. Arachne produced a piece of cloth as and Athena could find no fault with it, she tore the work to pieces, and Arachne in despair hung herself. The goddess loosened the rope and saved her life, but the rope was changed into a cobweb and Arachne herself into a spider, the animal most odious to Athena. Greek
Ardwinna British Celtic Goddess of the wildwood. Ardwinna demands a fine of money for every animal killed in her wood British
Ardwinna aka Dea Arduinna Britain Woodland and animal Goddess who haunted the forests of Ardennes riding a wild boar. She commanded a fine for any animal killed on her land, yet asked for animal sacrifices on her feast day. Britain
Ardwinna/ Dea Arduinna Britain A goddess of woodland & animal
Arnakua'gak Inuit The old woman of the sea, an animalistic spirit
Artio Switzerland Bear Goddess whose shrine once stood in what is now Berne, Switzerland. She is usually depicted as being surrounded by full baskets and animals. Goddess of fertility and wildlife. She is associated with the bear, claws and teeth, geode stones.
Balam the ox Koran And the fish Nun, are the food of Mahomet's paradise; the mere lobes of the livers of these animals will suffice for 70,000 saints. Koran
Barbatos Greek A great count and duke, who appears when the sun is in Sagittarius with four noble kings and three companies of troops; he gives instructions in all the sciences, reveals treasures concealed by enchantment, knows the past and future, reconciles friends and those in power, and is of the Order of the Virtues. He also understands the songs of birds and the language of other animals. Unk
Biasd na Srogaig Celtic A mythical animal that had one horn on its forehead and dwelt in lochs. Celtic. Isle of Skye
Borak Arab Borak or Al Borak (the lightning). The animal brought by Gabriel to carry Mahomet to the seventh heaven. It had the face of a man, but the cheeks of a horse; its eyes were like jacinths, but brilliant as the stars; it had the wings of an eagle, spoke with the voice of a man, and glittered all over with radiant light. This creature was received into Paradise.
Brown Man Of The Muirs Scotland Brown Man Of The Muirs, the protector of wild animals. Scotland
Bugady Musun Siberian Revered by many Siberian peoples. Bugady Musun was the patron of wildlife and the guardian of animals.
Cacus Greek A fabulous Italian shepherd, brother of Caca, who was believed to have lived in a cave, and to have committed various kinds of robberies. Among others, he also stole a part of the cattle of Hercules or Recaranus and, as he dragged the animals into his cave by their tails, it was impossible to discover their traces. But when the remaining oxen passed by the cave, those within began to bellow, and were thus discovered. Greek
Catillus Greek There are two Catilli in Roman legend: Catillus the Arcadian, son of Amphiaraus. Catillus, his son. Catillus the Arcadian and his sons Catillus, Tiburtus and Coras escaped the slaughter at Thebes and arrived at the Aniene Plateau. They drove away the Sicilians who lived there and founded a city named Tibur (now Tivoli) in honour of Tiburtius. Greek
Ceiuci Brazil Star goddess who created all animals. Brazil
Cholmus Siberia Creator of animals Siberia
Cirein Croin Caithness A sea-serpent and the largest animal in the world. Celtic. Caithness
Clodones Greek There were revels in Parnassus, in Phocis, Messenia, Arcadia, even Sparta. The festivals were held on mountains, with blazing torches, in dark winter nights. The votaries were in large part women, and were known by many names,--Maenads, Thyiads, Clodones, Mimallones, Bassarides, etc. They were clothed in fawn skins, carried thyrsi and in their ecstasies used to hunt wild animals, tear them in pieces, and sometimes eat them raw. Greek
Cybele Phrygian A deification of the Earth Mother. Like Gaia (the "Earth") or her Minoan equivalent Rhea, Cybele embodies the fertile earth, a goddess of caverns and mountains, walls and fortresses, nature, wild animals, especially lions and bees. Phrygian
Dali aka Deyla Georgia/Russia Dalila, the hunt goddess and ‘lady of stones and animals’. Georgia/Russia
Dinawagan Tinguian The wife of Hatan "The head anito, who made the laws of the sky world and rules it" and invoked for help particularly in illness. Tinguian
Eingana Australian The world-creator, the birth mother, maker of all water, land, animals, and kangaroos. This huge snake goddess still lives in the Dreamtime. Australian
Eme'mqut Koryak Animistic spirit with cannibalistic tendencies. Koryak
Eostre Celtic A Goddess of animal reproduction. Easter is derived from her name. Celtic
Gaila Lithuanian A spirit of night, which obsessed people and animals in dreams. Lithuanian
Gallicen? Gallic The nine virgin priestesses of the Gallic oracle. By their charms they could raise the wind and waves, turn themselves into any animal form they liked, cure wounds and diseases, and predict future events.
Galligantus Greek A giant who lived with Hocus-Pocus in an enchanted castle. By his magic he changed men and women into dumb animals, amongst which was a duke's daughter, changed into a roe. Jack the Giant Killer, arrayed in his cap, which rendered him invisible, went to the castle and read the inscription: "Whoever can this trumpet blow, will cause the giant's overthrow." He seized the trumpet, blew a loud blast, the castle fell down, Jack slew the giant, and was married soon after to the duke's daughter. Fairy tale
Glooscap Canada The god of righteousness who made the plains, food plants, animals and humans. Canada
God of Evolution Discworld Is found 'sculpting' animals and since he hasn't figured out reproduction yet, he makes every animal unique. Although no-one believes in the God of Evolution, he survives thanks to his own strong belief. He does not believe in himself, because he is an atheist, but he believes in what he does. Discworld
Great Father Celtic The Horned God, The Lord. Lord of the winter, harvest, land of the dead, the sky, animals, mountains, lust, powers of destruction, regeneration. Represents the male principle of creation. Celtic
Gui Xian China The great Tortoise, one of the four Holy Animals of Chinese mythology and a symbol of Longevity and Immortality. China
Gumeniki Slavic A class of animistic spirits who look after storehouses and grainaries. Slavic
Hachiman Japan A god of war that was based on an actual emperor, his sacred animal is the dove
Haruspex Roman Persons who interpreted the will of the gods by inspecting the entrails of animals offered in sacrifice. Cato said, "I wonder how one haruspex can keep from laughing when he sees another." Roman
Herne the Hunted Discworld The God of Hunted Animals. Herne appears as a small figure with floppy rabbit ears, small horns and a good turn of speed. He has the unfortunate job of being the constantly terrified and apprehensive god of all small furry creatures whose destiny it is to end their lives as a brief, crunchy squeak; it has been said that he arose from the feelings of prey animals during the hunt, whereas other gods of the hunt arose from the passions of the hunters. Discworld
Hinkon Tungus/ Siberia A hunting god as the controller of all animals
Hinkon Tungus Siberia God of hunting as the controller of all animals Siberia
Hishe Botswana The great self-created god who then created all the lesser gods, the earth, mankind, wild animals and vegetation. Botswana
Hlam Shua Eskimo The Supreme God of the Eskimo whose favourite animal went into convulsions and caused the earth to quake. Kodiak Island, Alaska
Horus Egyptian "The Mighty One of Transformations". Egyptian god, the son of Isis and Osiris. God of the all-seeing eye. His animal is the falcon.
Hyas Greek The name of the father and brother of the Hyades. The father was married to Boeotia, and was looked upon as the ancestor of the ancient Hyantes. His son, or the brother of the Hyades, was killed in Libya by an animal, a serpent, a boar, or a lion. Greek
I'lena Koryak/ Siberia An animistic spirit
Inara Hurrian The daughter of the Storm-god Teshub or Tarhunt and the goddess of the wild animals of the steppe. Hurrian
Inaras Hittite The goddess of the wild animals of the steppe
Inaras Hittite Goddess of the wild animals of the steppe. The one who set a trap for Illuyankas. Hittite
Indara Indonesia The Maiden, the earth. With Ilai, the sun, they are the supreme powers of the Torajas. They created mankind, but not plants and animals. Celebes, Indonesia
Inkosazana Africa Who came out on the same day that men came out of the earth. She is not commonly seen. We hear it said the primitive men knew her. No one existing at the present time ever saw her. She is said to be a very little animal, as large as a polecat, and is marked with little white and black stripes; on one side there grows a bed of reeds, a forest, and grass;97 the other side is that of a man. Such is her form. South Africa
Kalahari aka Cagn Mantis Africa a creator god of the people of the Kalahari in Africa and in particular Botswana. He is credited with having made all things (he made the moon from an old shoe), and is the god of natural phenomena. Omnipresent, he manifests himself in everything in the world, but especially in the mantis and caterpillar, which seem to be his favored animals. He has one wife, Coti, and, with her, two sons, Cogaz and Gewi. At one time, he lived on earth but he later moved his dwelling to the top of the sky.
Kamennaia Baba Origin 'The Stone Mothers', the monolithic stone menhirs in southern Russia. These were possibly of Scythian origin and engraved with serpent and animal images, hold a horn, and are flanked by horsemen.
Keyeme Taulipsang S America God and lord of the animals South America
Khem Egypt God of life and growth in nature, vegetation, animals, fertility Egypt
Kihigilan Koryak Thunder-Man. The Supreme Being, propitiated for purely material reasons, such as the procuring of a food-supply by hunting land and sea animals, the picking of berries and roots, and the tending of the reindeer herds. If the Supreme Being ceases to look upon the earth disorder at once begins. Koryak
Kokyan S America Creator goddess; she created humans, plants, and animals Hopi
Krukis Russia Patron god of smiths and domestic animals. Russia
Kubai-khotun Anatolian 'Great Mother'; she dwells in the 'tree of life' or under its roots and protects and supports humans and animals. Her milk is the origin of the Milky Way. She was the primordial mother-goddess. Anatolian
Lamin Basque A spirit of human form, generally female, with the feet of an animal. Basque
Lebien-Poghl Yukaghir/ Siberia Animistic owner god & chief protector of the earth
Lebien-Poghl Yukaghir Siberia Animistic owner god and chief protector of the earth Siberia
Lucifera Fairy Tale Pride lived in a splendid palace, only its foundation was of sand. The door stood always open, and the queen gave welcome to every comer. Her six privy ministers are Idleness, Gluttony, Lechery, Avarice, Envy, and Revenge. These six, with Pride herself, are the seven deadly sins. Her carriage was drawn by six different animals- viz. an ass, swine, goat, camel, wolf, and lion, on each of which rode one of her privy councillors, Satan himself being coachman. While here the Red-Cross Knight was attacked by Sansjoy, who would have been slain if Duessa had not rescued him.
Lyre Greek A lyre is a stringed musical instrument well known for its use in Classical Antiquity. The recitations of the Ancient Greeks were accompanied by it. According to ancient Greek mythology, the young god Hermes created the lyre from the body of a large tortoise shell (khelus) which he covered with animal hide and antelope horns. Lyres were associated with Apollonian virtues of moderation and equilibrium, contrasting the Dionysian pipes which represented ecstasy and celebration. Greek
Lyssa Greek The personification of rage, particularly martial rage, fury, raging madness, frenzy, and, in animals, the madness of rabies. Greek
Makonaima British Makunaima. The supreme god and creator who sent his son Sigu to rule over the earth. Among the Makushi he created the sky and earth, vegetation, animals and men. Among the Ackawoi and Caribs, he created birds, animals, and food plants, assisted by his son Sigu. British Guiana
Makunaimma Caribbean/ C America He is the creator of the heavens, humans, & animals in no particular order
Mana Oceanic A concept of an impersonal force or quality that resides in people, animals, and inanimate objects and that instills in the appreciative observer a sense of respect or wonder. Oceanic
Manabozho aka Nanabush Ojibwa Manabozo, a spirit trickster figure and culture hero. He was the son of a human mother and Bangishimog, a spirit father. Nanabozho most often appears in the shape of a rabbit and is characterized as a trickster. He was sent to Earth by Gitchi Manitou to teach the Ojibwe, and one of his first tasks was to name all the plants and animals. Ojibwa
Meiden Lithuania He is the god of forest & animals, figures doesn't it
Michabon Ottawa/ Canada This god is guilty of creating humans from animals
Michabon Ottawa Canada God who created humans from animals
Michalon Canada God who created humans from animals. Central Canada
Morongo Zimbabwe Goddess of the evening star, gave birth to the animals of creation and then went on to create humans. Zimbabwe
Nahual Aztec From the Nahuatl word nahualli which was used to refer to practicioners of harmful magic. In the aztec belief system the day of a persons birth caluclated in the Tonalpohualli would determine the nature of the person - each day was associated with an animal which could have a strong or weak aspect.
Ninhursaga Sumeria Mother divinity and goddess of wild animals, plants and fertility. Sumeria
Nyambe Africa One of Nyambe's creations was Kamunu, the first human being. Nyambe gave Kamunu the task of naming all the other creations and told the human being that all the animals were his siblings. As such he should look after them. Lozi, South West Africa
Nyambi Africa In the beginning Nyambi made all things. He made animals, birds. At that time he lived on earth with his wife, Nasilele. Africa
Obosom Akan A generic name for the lessor gods, sometimes referred to as the Deities. These spirits are embodied in the wind, rivers, oceans, streams, trees, mountains, rocks, animals, and other objects. Akan
Old Man Blackfoot Came from the south, making the mountains, the prairies, and the forests as he passed, the birds and the animals too. He traveled north making things as he went and arranging the world as we see it today. Blackfoot
Omorca Babylonian The goddess who was sovereign of the universe when it was first created. It was covered with water and darkness, but contained some few animals of monster forms, representations of which may be seen in the Temple of Bel. Babylonian
Pasupati Hindu God of animals and the protector of cattle. Hindu
Patrimpas Europe One of the trinity of gods and is the god of spring, joy, peace, maturity, abundance, as well the care of domestic animals, ploughed fields, and crops. Eastern Europe
Peju'lpe Yukaghir/ Siberia Aes guardian spirits look at the well being of animals under their care & benevolent to the hunter so long as he observes the rules and kills only when necessary
Peju'lpe Yukaghir Siberia Guardian spirits, who look at the well being of animals under their care and benevolent to the hunter so long as he observes the rules and kills only when necessary Siberia
Phobetus Greek God of dreams by animals Greek
Pleione Greek A daughter of Oceanus and Tethys, and mother of the Pleiades by Atlas. Her name means "to increase in number" and her grandson, Hermes, was the god of animal husbandry. Greek
Po Chinese In the I Ching "the full manifestation of the kwei" -- the kama-manas or animal soul. Chinese
Poloknalai Kafir/ Afghanistan A goddess of animals
Poloknalai Kafir Afghanistan Goddess of animals Afghanistan
Quetzalcoatl Aztec A great teacher, according to the traditions of the Toltecs, who came to them from Tullan or Yucatan and dwelt for twenty years among the people, teaching them to follow a virtuous life, to cease all wars and violent deeds of any kind, to abolish human and animal sacrifices and instead to give offerings of bread and flowers. Aztec
Reliquiae Sanskrit The astral shells or spooks of human beings and animals which are left in the lower strata after death. Similar to bhuta. Sanskrit
Rhoeo Greek 1. A daughter of Staphylus and Chrysothemis, was beloved by Apollo. When her father discovered that she was with child, he put her in a chest, and exposed her to the waves of the sea. The chest floated to the coast of Euboea (or Delos), where Rhoeo gave birth to Anius. Subsequently she was married to Zarex
Rumina Roman Rumillia or Rumia, goddess who protected breastfeeding mothers, and possibly nursing infants. Her domain extended to protecting animal mothers, not just human ones. Roman
Sakkan Sumeria The god of animal husbandry and the fecundity of cattle. Sumeria
Sarvaga Sanskrit The spirit-substance of the world, its soul. Equivalent to the anima mundi, and that which the Christians call the Holy Spirit. Sanskrit
Sukunahikona Japan Dwarf deity who assisted in building the world and formulating protections against disease and wild animals. A god of healing, brewing sake and hot springs. Japan
Sulanuth Hebrew A monster in the sea ordered by God "to come up and go into Egypt, with arms ten cubits in length . . . and she went upon the roofs and uncovered the rafting and cut them and stretched forth her arm into the house and removed the lock and the bolt and opened the houses of Egypt and the swarm of animals destroyed the Egyptians" Book of Jasher
Tanu'la Koryak/ SE Siberia A guardian spirit of the earth & its plans & animals, female type
Tanula Siberia Guardian spirit of the earth, plants and animals. Koryak, Siberia
Theophane Greek A daughter of Bisaltes, who, in consequence of her extraordinary beauty, was beleaguered by lovers, but was carried off by Poseidon to the isle of Crinissa. As the lovers followed her even there, Poseidon metamorphosed the maiden into a sheep and himself into a ram, and all the inhabitants of the island into animals. Greek
Tibertus Roman The god of the river Anio, a tributary of the Tiber. He is not to be confused with Tiberinus, the legendary founder of Tibur. Roman
Tuan MacCarell Ireland A God of animals and woodlands. Ireland
Tuulikki Finland Daughter of Tapio and Mielikki, goddess of animals.
Ualare New Guinea The name for ancestors, ualare is that by which all sacred objects are designated. Certain animals are ualare, and as these were never injured or eaten. The Elema, Papuan Gulf, New Guinea
Utnapishtim Sumerian Utnapishtim is the wise king of the Sumerian city state of Shuruppak who, along with his wife, survived a great flood sent by Enlil to drown every living thing on Earth. Utnapishtim was secretly warned by the water god Ea of Enlil's planned and constructed a great boat or ark to save himself, his family and representatives of each species of animal.
Wendigo Anishinaabe A spirit in Anishinaabe mythology. It has also become a stock horror character much like the vampire or werewolf, although these fictional depictions often do not bear much resemblance to the original mythology.
Wild Huntsman German The German tradition is that a spectral hunter with dogs frequents the Black Forest to chase the wild animals. The English name is "Herne the Hunter," who was once a keeper in Windsor Forest. In winter time, at midnight, he walks about Herne's Oak, and blasts trees and cattle. He wears horns, and rattles a chain in a "most hideous manner". Another legend is that a certain Jew would not suffer Jesus to drink out of a horse-trough, but pointed to some water in a hoof-print as good enough for "such an enemy of Moses," and that this man is the "Wild Huntsman." Various
Xmucane, Xpiyacoc, Xumucane,Ixpiyacoc Maya The mother and father gods. They agreed that animals should be created. This was accomplished, and they next turned their attention to the framing of man. They made a number of mannikins carved out of wood. Popol Vuh, Kiche
Yamandaga Kalmuck One of the senior gods. Depicted with six hands, holding a scepter, a pair of ropes, two drinking vessels and an animal skin. Coloured blue with red palms and soles, he has snakes coiled around ankles and wrists and another forming a necklace; another necklace is made up of human heads. His crown is made of flowers and skulls. Kalmuck
Yasi Bolivia The great chief was named Yasi (Moon), and he had a child. One day, a Jaguar was playing rough with the child, and bit it too hard on the head. The young child died, and when Yasi heard of his child’s death, he wanted some answers. Yasi wanted to know who murdered his precious child, but none of the animals would tell. Yasi became so angry that he stretched the necks ofthe howler monkeys, put spines on the backs of porcupines, twisted the feet of the ant eaters, and threw the tortoise down so hard, that it could no longer walk fast. Bolivia
Yeti Nepal The Yeti is an alleged ape-like animal said to inhabit the Himalaya region of Nepal and Tibet. The names Yeti and Meh-Teh are commonly used by the people indigenous to the region, and are part of their history and mythology.
Yum Caax Mayan "lord of the woods" is a god of wild plants and animals important to the hunters. He is equally a protector of the fields against the incursions of wild nature and invoked by traditional farmers. Mayan
Zuzeca The Snake Lakota An animistic spirit who is the father of lies patron of hidden things and a keeper of concealed knowledge. Lakota
Zvoruna Lithuania A goddess of the hunt & of animals
Zvoruna Lithuania Goddess of the hunt and of animals Lithuania