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Goddess name "AENGUS" Celtic / Irish KNOWN PERIOD OF WORSHIP circa 500 BC . The son of the DAGDA by “the wife of Elcmar” (one of the kings of Tara) who may have been the goddess BOANN, Aengus lived in the Valley of the Boyne and was closely linked with the ancient funerary tumuli in the region. According to legend, Aengus fell in love with a maiden whose identity he sought in vain. As he wasted away, his father and mother made enquiries until they located Caer, daughter of the king of Cannaught, who lived on Loch Bel dragon in the shape of a swan with 150 attendant swans. Aengus eventually found her and he also changed into a bird....
Goddess name "ASERAH" Amorite, Canaanite,Phoenician, Lebanon, Syria Mother goddess. Aserah is the great mother goddess of Canaan. Known as “Lady Aserah of the sea,” she seems to have lived close by the place of IL, the Canaanite creator god, and is said to have had many sons. She is described as the “creatress of the gods” and the matron of a number of other goddesses who oversee the natural world. She is also ambiguous in her attitude to BAAL. She intercedes with Il when Baal wishes to build a palace of his own yet, when he is vanquished, she attempts to place one of her own offspring on the throne....
"Abere" Melanasia Meaning brutal, is a female cannibal in the legends of Melanasia.
Goddess name "Abhijit (victorious)" Hindu / Puranic Minor goddess of fortune. A benevolent naksatra or astral deity; daughter of DAKSA and consort of CANDRA (SOMA)....
Demon name "Abigor" Christian A warrior demon who commands sixty legions and a Grand Duke of Hell. Can fortell future and give military advice.
"Abora" Palma Is / Canary Is The supreme Being that sat in heaven & caused the stars to move
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.
"Acoran" Gran Canary / Canary Is The supreme Being who really really likes milk
Goddess name "Aditi (the free one)" Hindu / Vedic Archaic mother goddess. According to the Rg Veda Aditi is said to be the wife of KASYAPA or of BRAHMA and mother of the ADITYAS, a group of minor gods including MITRA, ARYAMAN, BHAGA, VARUNA, DAKSA and Anisa. No other consort is mentioned in the literature. She is also accounted as the mother of HARI. Other legends account her as the mother of the Rain god INDRA. No human physical features are drawn, though she is sometimes identified in the guise of a cow. Aditi is also perceived as a guardian goddess who brings prosperity and who can free her devotees from problems and clear away obstacles. She disappears largely from later Hindu traditions....
"Adrammelech" Middle East Adramelech, a high chancellor of hell and president of the high council of devils. He can sometimes appear with a mule or a peacock. Middle east
God name "Ah Can Cum" Mayan Hunter god; protector of the animals Mayan
God name "Ah Can Cum/ Acaum" Maya A hunter & protector of the animals god
Deities name "Ah Cancun" Mayan / Mesoamerican / Mexico Hunting god. One of a number of deities in Mayan religion identified with the hunt and the protection of animals. Also Acanum....
God name "Ah Cun Can" Mayan God of war Mayan
Goddess name "Aialila'axa" Mexico Goddess of the moon. She holds in her arms a rabbit, a symbol of fertility, whose profile can be seen on the face of the moon. Mexico
Spirit name "Aisha Qandisha" Morocco loving to be watered a jinniya (female spirit), recognized by her beautiful face, pendulous breasts and goat legs. She was wanton and free, seducing young men, despite having a jinn-consort named Hammu Qaiyu. Her name strongly suggests a connection to the Qadesha, the sexually free temple women of Canaan who served Astarte. Morocco
Spirit name "Ajysyt" Yakut / central Siberia Maternal spirit. The deity who oversees the lying-in of an expectant mother and who brings the child's soul to the child-bed. The term ajysyt can also apply to a male spirit, thus the ajysyt that oversees the birth of horses is male, while that of horned cattle is female....
"Akasagarbha" Buddhist / India Bodhisattva one of the eight great bodhisattvas. His name can be translated as "boundless space treasury" or "void store" as his wisdom is said to be boundless as space itself. He is sometimes known as the twin brother of the "earth store" bodhisattva Ksitigarbha. In Japan he is known as Kokuzo. Buddhist / India
Deities name "Akeru" Egypt Pluralistic chthonic earth gods. Probably stemming from the pre-Dynastic period. Malevolent deities who can seize and imprison the souls of the deceased....
God name "Alk'unta'm" Bella Coola Indian / British Columbia, Canada Sun god. Linked closely with SENX, both are of equal significance. His mother is a cannibal woman, Nunuso' mikeeqone'im, who can turn into a mosquito....
Goddess name "Allatu(m)" Western Semitic Chthonic underworld goddess. Modeled on the Mesopotamian goddess ERESKIGAL and possibly also equating with ARSAY in Canaanite mythology. Recognized by the Carthaginians as Allatu....
"Aloeos" Greek Son of Poseidon Canace. Each of his two sons was 27 cubits high. Greek
"Aloeus" Greek 1. A son of Poseidon and Canace. He married Iphimedeia, the daughter of Triops, who was in love with Poseidon, and used to walk by the sea-side, take her hands full of its water, and sprinkle her bosom with it. The two sons whom she had by Poseidon were called Aloeidae. 2. A son of Helios by Circe or Antiope, who received from his father the sovereignty over the district of Asopia.
"Amon" Greek Commands forty legions, can appear in the form of a wolf with a serpent's tail and vomiting flames. In human form, he has the head of an owl and his beak shows canine teeth. He was the supreme diety of the Egyptians, who had blue skin in human form. Amon can tell of the past and the future, and reconcile the differences between friends.
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
Goddess name "Anat/ Anath" Canaan A goddess of war, hunting & love
Goddess name "Anaulikutsai'x" Bella Coola Indian / British Columbia, Canada River goddess. Said to oversee the arrival and departure of the salmon in the rivers. She lives in a cave called Nuskesiu'tsta....
Angel name "Andras" Greek A Great Marquis of Hell who commands thirty legions, has the body of an angel and the head of an owl. He rides a black wolf and carries a saber. He can give advice on how to kill, and he can escalate quarrels and discord.
Goddess name "Anna Kuari" India / Oraon Local vegetation goddess who can give good crops and make a man rich, but to induce her to do so it is necessary to offer human sacrifices. India / Oraon
Goddess name "Anuradha" Hindu / Puranic Minor goddess of fortune. A benevolent NAKSATRA or astral deity, daughter of DAKSA and wife of CANDRA (SOMA)....
Goddess name "Ardra" Hindu / Puranic Minor goddess of misfortune. A malevolent NAKSATRA or astral deity; daughter of DAKSA and wife of CANDRA (SOMA)....
Goddess name "Arsay" Canaan Minor Goddess of moonlight, moist aerth and marshes. The third daughter of Baal. Canaan
Goddess name "Arsay" Western Semitic / Canaanite Chthonic underworld goddess. According to epic creation texts, she is the third daughter of BAAL at Ugarit (Ras Samra), possibly also equating with ALLATUM....
Goddess name "Aschtoreth aka Ascherah" Canaanitian Aschirat, Goddess of fertility, as well as Sun and ocean. Canaanitian
Goddess name "Aseer u" Western Semitic / Canaanite / / Hittite Fertility goddess. Identified in Ugaritic (Ras Samra) texts as an unfaithful consort of ELKUNIRSA. Also Aserdus (Hittite)....
Goddess name "Asertu" Canaan / Hittite A fertility goddess
Goddess name "Asertu aka Ashera" Canaan Asherah, Goddess of fertility. Generally taken as identical with the Ugaritic goddess Athirat Hittite / Canaan
Goddess name "Asherah" Canaan A goddess of the sea
Goddess name "Asherali" Canaan moon and goddess of fertility Canaan
Goddess name "Ashiakie" Gan / district around Accra, Ghana, West Africa Goddess of wealth. The daughter of NAI, god of the sea, she was born in the ocean and came to land in a canoe. Her colors are red and white....
Goddess name "Ashiakle" Africa Goddess of wealth. The daughter of Nai, god of the sea, she was born in the ocean and came to land in a canoe. Ghana, West Africa
"Asintmah" Canada earth Mother. She wove a fireweed and willow blanket to cover earth. Canada
Goddess name "Aslesa(s) (adherence)" Hindu / Epic / Puranic Minor goddess of misfortune. A malevolent NAKSATRA or astral deity; daughter of DAKSA and wife of CANDRA (SOMA)....
Goddess name "Asratum" Canaan Goddess of fertility Canaan
Goddess name "Astarte" Canaan A goddess of hunting
Goddess name "Astarte/ Ashtoreth" Phoenicia / Babylon / Assyria / conference / Canaan A goddess of fertility, sacred love, sexuality & of sex & the moon
Goddess name "Asvayujau (harnessing horses)" Hindu / Epic / Puranic Minor goddess of fortune. A benevolent NAKSATRA, or astral deity; daughter of DAKSA and wife of CANDRA (SOMA). Also Asvini and Asvinyau....
Goddess name "As”ratum" Western Semitic / Canaanite Fertility goddess. Probably a corruption of the Semitic ATHIRAT or ASERAH. Also mentioned in Babylonian texts from the Hellenistic period. Also As”rat (Akkadian)....
Goddess name "Athirat" Canaan Goddess of the ocean and official wife of El Canaan
Goddess name "Athirat" Western Semitic / Canaanite Fertility goddess. In Old Babylonian texts of Hammurabi she is identified as the daughter-in-law of the king of heaven. She is also known from pre-Islamic southern Arabia as a consort of the moon god AMM.See also ASERAH....
Goddess name "Athtart" Canaan Goddess of fertility and sex Canaan
Goddess name "Athtart/ Astarte" Canaan The goddess of fertility & sex
God name "Attar" Canaan A masculine semític deity who evolved into Ishtar, masculine God of the morning star and the feminine the star of afternoon. Canaan
God name "Attar" Western Semitic God of the morning star. In Canaanite legend, he attempts to usurp the dead BAAL but proves inadequate to fill the god's throne. In semi-arid regions of western Asia where irrigation is essential, he was sometimes worshiped as a Rain god. His female counterpart is the Phoenician ASTARTE. Also probably identified as Dhu-S amani in more southerly regions....
Goddess name "Atugan" Mongolia The goddess of earth & the source of all life whose power is beyond understanding but can be bestowed
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
Deity name "Aziri" Africa A deity of salty waters, candies and confectionary. Africa
Goddess name "BAAL (lord)" Western Semitic / Canaanite / northern Israel, Lebanon / later Egypt vegetation deity and national god. Baal may have originated in pre-agricultural times as god of storms and Rain. He is the son of DAGAN and in turn is the father of seven storm gods, the Baalim of the Vetus Testamentum, and seven midwife goddesses, the SASURATUM. He is considered to have been worshiped from at least the nineteenth century BC. Later he became a vegetation god concerned with fertility of the land. From the mid-sixteenth century BC in the Egyptian New kingdom, Baal enjoyed a significant cult following, but the legend of his demise and restoration was never equated with that of OSIRIS. In the Greco-Roman period, Baal became assimilated in the Palestine region with ZEUS and JUPITER, but as a Punic deity [Carthage] he was allied with SATURNUS, the god of seed-sowing....
God name "Baa! Ma!age" Western Semitic / Phoenician Local tutelary god. Probably of Canaanite origin, closely equating with BAAL SAMIN and known only from inscriptions....
Deities name "Baa! Samin (lord of heaven)" Western Semitic / Phoenician Head of the pantheon. Probably originated in Canaanite culture as a god of Rain and vegetation, but became extensively revered in places as far apart as Cyprus and Carthage. Epithets include “bearer of thunder.” Baal Samin is first mentioned in a fourteenth century BC treaty between the Hittite king Suppiluliuma and Nigmadu II of Ugarit. He had a major sanctuary at Byblos, according to inscription, “built by Yehemilk.” Josephus confirms that his cult existed at the time of Solomon. At Karatepe his name appears at the head of a list of national deities and on Seleucid coinage he is depicted wearing a half-moon crown and carrying a radiate Sun disc. Other epithets include “lord of eternity” and he may also have been god of storms at sea, a patron deity of mariners. By Hellenic times he equated with ZEUS in the Greek pantheon and the Romans identified him as Caelus (sky). Also Baal-Samem....
Deities name "Baa! Sapon" Western Semitic / Phoenician Local tutelary god. Probably of Canaanite origin and closely equating with BAAL SAMIN. According to Ugaritic texts he lives on a mountain in the north of Phoenicia known as Saphan, which may have served as a beacon for mariners. Other local variations of mountain deities include Baal Hermon and Baal Brathy....
God name "Baal Malage" Phoenicia / Canaan Local god known from inscription. Phoenicia / Canaan
"Baal Samin" Phoenicia / Canaan Baal Samin[Lord of heaven], Head of the pantheon. Phoenicia / Canaan
Deity name "Baal Sapon" Phoenicia / Canaan mountain deity. Phoenicia / Canaan
God name "Baal/ Hadad" Canaan A storm god[originally meant lord]
Demon name "Baalberith" Canaanite Lord of covenant, god of death and demon master of the infernal alliance. demon of blasphemy and murder. demon of the second order. Chief secretary and Archivist of Hell, master of the Infernal Alliance. He was one of the demons who possessed an Ursuline nun at Aix-en-Provence in 1610. Canaanite
"Baalzephon" Canaanite Captain of guard and sentinels of Hell. Canaanite
God name "Babi" Egypt Malevolent god. Known from as early as the Old kingdom (circa 2700 BC). Babi is seen as a violent and hostile deity whose presence can be highly dangerous during the ceremony of the Weighing of the Heart in the Hall of the Two Truths (see also AMMUT). Conversely he can also act in a protective capacity. Closely associated with sexual virility in the underworld, Babi is ithyphallic. A god active in the darkness, his penis serves variously as the mast on the underworld ferry boat, and the bolt on heaven's doors. Depicted as an ithyphallic male baboon....
Deities name "Bacabs" Mayan / Mesoamerican / Mexico Attendant gods. Four deities identified with points of the compass and colors, thus Hobnil (red) resides in the east, Can Tzicnal (white) in the north, Zac Cimi (black) in the west and Hozanek (yellow) in the south. They are also identified as the Toliloch (opossum actors) in the Codex Dresden, where each carries the image of the ruling god for the incoming year on his back. Hobnil is also a patron deity of beekeepers....
"Bangma or Bangmi" India A fabulous bird in India, which can talk and give oracular advice.
Spirit name "Bazalicek" Bohemian A spirit born out of the egg of a black cock, with a look is so poisonous that no one can look at it and live. Bohemian
Goddess name "Bel" Akkadian Bel became especially used of the Babylonian god Marduk and when found in Assyrian and neo-Babylonian personal names or mentioned in inscriptions in Mesoptamian context it can usually be taken as referring to Marduk and no other god. Similarly Belit without some disambiguation mostly refers to Bel Marduk's spouse Sarpanit. However Marduk's mother, the Sumerian goddess called Ninhursag, Ningal and Ninmah and other names in Sumerian, was often known as Belit-ili 'Lady of the Gods' in Akkadian.
Deity name "Bethel" Canaanite An ancient Canaanite deity which can be found in Jeremiah
Goddess name "Bharani (bearing)" Hindu / Epic / Puranic Minor goddess of misfortune. A malevolent NAKSATRA, daughter of DAKSA and wife of CANDRA (SOMA). Also Apabharanis....
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
Goddess name "Bila" Australia Cannibal Sun goddess. She provided light for the world by cooking her victims over a giant flame. Australia
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
"Brags" England Mischievous Goblins that can take the form of a cow with a white flag around its neck, an ass, or a naked man flapping a white sheet, a chanting girl, or a giant, white singing cat. England
God name "Branab Llyr" Celtic He is a god of the dead & can restore him is to life
"Brisingamen" Scandinavian Freyja's necklace made by the fairies. Freyja left her husband Odin in order to obtain this necklace; and Odin deserted her because her love was changed into vanity. It is not possible to love Brisingamen and Odin too, for no one can serve two masters.
Planet name "Budha (awakening)" Hindu / Vedic, Epic / Puranic (1) Astral god. The personification of the planet Mercury. The son of SOMA (CANDRA) and TARA or ROHINI. Depicted in a chariot drawn by eight horses or lions (sometimes a single lion). Color: yellow. Attributes: bow, club, rosary, shield and sword. Also Candraja and Candrasuta. 2. Astral god. Buddhist. The personification of the planet Mercury. Stands on a lotus. Attributes: bow and arrow....
God name "Bugid Y Aiba" Puerto Rico / Haiti God of war. Classed as one of the ZEMIS. The local Indians have believed that the deity can give them strength. When they smoke in a ritual ceremony in honor of the god, their arms increase in size. He will also restore failed eyesight....
Spirit name "CERNUNNOS" Celtic, Gallic Fertility and chthonic god. Cernunnos appears to have been recognized in the region of Gaul which is now central France. He is typically drawn as a man bearing the antlers of a stag, not necessarily representing an animal spirit but a deity closely involved with animals and one which can transform instantly into animal shape. In the Celtic world, horns and antlers were generally regarded as symbols of virility and fertility....
"Caligorant" Egyptian An Egyptian giant and cannibal who used to entrap strangers with a hidden net. This net was made by Vulcan to catch Mars and Venus, Mercury stole it for the purpose of catching Chloris, and left it in the temple of Anubis; Caligorant stole it thence. At length Astolpho blew his magic horn, and the giant ran affrighted into his own net, which dragged him to the ground. Whereupon Astolpho made the giant his captive, and despoiled him of his net.
"Cambalo's Ring" Greek Given him by his sister Canace. It had the virtue of healing wounds.
"Canace" Greek A daughter of Aeolus and Enarete, whence she is called Aeolis, who had several children by Poseidon. Greek
Goddess name "Canda" Hindu / Puranic / Epic A terrible goddess & a distinct form of Durga done in
Goddess name "Canda (violent)" Hindu / Epic / Puranic Terrible goddess. A distinct form of DURGA and one of a group of nine NAVADURGAS (“nine durgas). Canda, with Munda, was also one of the demons killed by a form of Durga known as CAMUNDA (contraction of the two demonic names). She is depicted with a large number of attributes. Also a form of MAHISASURAMARDINI....
"Candali" Tibet woman with explosive anger and barely controllable. The sacred fire containing isoteric, exoteric and mystic energy released during Heat Yoga. Tibet
Goddess name "Candali (outcast woman)" BuddhistLamaist / Tibet Goddess of terrifying appearance. One of a group of eight GAURI goddesses. Color: red or blue. Attributes: flames....
God name "Candamius" Iberia Astral god often conflated with Jupiter. Iberia
God name "Candamius" Romano - Iberian Astral god. Known from inscriptions and place-names in northern Spain and syncretized with Jupiter....
Goddess name "Candanayika (mistress of the fierce)" Hindu / Epic / Puranic Goddess. A distinct form of DURGA and one of a group of nine NAVADURGAS (“nine durgas)....
"Candanyika" Hindu / Puranic / Epic Another distinctive form of Durga
God name "Candarosana" Buddhist / Mahayana God. A form of the god AKSOBHYA. Color: yellow. Attributes: noose, skin and sword....
Goddess name "Candarupa" Hindu / Epic / Puranic Goddess. A distinct form of DURGA and one of a group of nine NAVADURGAS (“nine durgas)....
Goddess name "Candavati" Hindu An aspect of the goddess Durga and one of the nine navadurgas. Hindu
Goddess name "Candavati" Hindu / Epic / Puranic Goddess. A distinct form of DURGA and one of a group of nine NAVADURGAS (“nine durgas)....
Goddess name "Candelifera" Roman She Roman is a mother goddess responsible for bringing in the child into the light
Goddess name "Candelifera" Roman Goddess of childbirth and midwives who guides the child through the birth canal. Roman
Goddess name "Candelifera" Roman Minor goddess of birth. Responsible for bringing the newborn child into the light. Usually associated with LUCINA and CARMENTES....
God name "Candesvara (the lord of Canda)" Hindu / Epic / Puranic Minor god. A benevolent aspect of S IVA. Also an attendant on S iva, said to have been a youthful cowherd. He sits on a lotus throne. Attributes: arrow, ax, bow, club, crown, hatchet, noose, rosary, snake, trident and water jar....
Goddess name "Candesvari" Buddhist / Mayhayana A minor goddess that stands upon a corpse
Goddess name "Candesvari (fierce lady)" Buddhist / Mahayana Minor goddess. She stands upon a corpse. Color: yellow. Attributes: grass and an antelope....
Demon name "Candesvari aka Candika" Nepal A form of Durga or Gauri, the Consort of Siva; she is one of the astamatrka and the navadurga who destroyed her demonic offspring. Nepal
God name "Candfrasekhara" Hindu / Puranic A form of a god Siva
Goddess name "Candi" India demon-destroying form of the Hindu goddess Sakti. India
Goddess name "Candika" Hindu A name of the Hindu goddess Durga, who inhabits the graveyard.
Goddess name "Candika (fierce)" Hindu / Epic / Puranic Goddess of desire. May be included among the SAPTAMATARAS or ASTAMATARAS (mothers)....
Goddess name "Candit" Sudan The goddess of rivers and streams and the source of life. Sudan
Goddess name "Candogra" Hindu Goddess, a distinctive form of Durga. Hindu
Goddess name "Candogra (fierce and terrible)" Hindu / Epic / Puranic Goddess. A distinct form of DURGA and one of a group of nine NAVADURGAS (“nine durgas)....
Planet name "Candra" Hindu / Puranic / Epic / Buddhist A planet god commonly affiliated with the moon
Goddess name "Candra" Hindu / Epic / Puranic (1) Planet god. Personified by the moon and also seen as a dikpala or guardian of the northern direction. Consorts include KAUMUDI, TARA and the NAKSATRAS or astral goddesses. His son is BUDHA. He drives in a chariot drawn by ten white horses. Color: white. Attributes: club, lotus, sacred rope and prayer wheel. The term candra usually refers to the cup containing the sacrificial yellow beverage SOMA, often a synonym for the deity. Candra is also the apotheosis of the pale yellow moon disc. 2. Planet god. Buddhist. Attended by a goose. Color: white. Attributes: moon disc on a lotus....
Goddess name "Candra Kirana" Hindu An incarnation of Dewi Ratih, a goddess of love. Hindu
God name "Candrasekhara (moon crested)" Hindu / Puranic Form of the god SIVA. Portrayed standing stiffly upright and wearing snake jewelry with the moon on the left side of his headdress. Attributes: ax and an antelope....
God name "Candsvera" Hindu / Puranic / Epic A Minor God & benevolent aspect of Siva
"Candybus" Greek A son of Deucalion, from whom Candyba, a town in Lycia, was believed to have received its name. Greek
King name "Canens" Greek A nymph, wife of Picus, king of the Laurentes. When Circe had changed Picus into a bird, Canens lamented him so greatly that she pined away. Greek
"Canethus" Greek Canethus two mythical personages, one a son of Lycaon, and the second the son of Atlas and father of Canthus in Euboea, from whom a mountain in Euboea near Chalcis derived its name.
"Canidia" Greek A Neapolitan hetaira beloved by Horace but when she deserted him, he revenged himself upon her by holding her up to contempt as an old sorceress. Greek
"Cankilikkaruppan" Hindu His only claims upon the affection of the populace consisted in the prodigal magnificence displayed in the orgies in honour of his brother and himself. These appear to have transcended in fantastic splendour all previous exhibitions. Hindu
God name "Cankilikkaruppan (the black man of the chain)" Hindu - Dravidian / Tamil Local god. Worshiped in southern India....
Deities name "Canola" Ireland Believed to be one of the oldest of the Ireland deities. Ireland
Deities name "Canola" Ireland One of the oldest of the Irish deities, invented the harp from the sinews of a gutted whale. Ireland
God name "Canopus" Egyptian The Egyptian god of water. The Chaldeans worshipped fire, and sent all the other gods a challenge, which was accepted by a priest of Canopus. The Chaldeans lighted a vast fire round the god Canopus, when the Egyptian deity spouted out torrents of water and quenched the fire, thereby obtaining the triumph of water over fire.
Goddess name "Carmentes" Roman Minor goddess of birth. Responsible for bringing the newborn child into the light. Usually associated with LUCINA and CANDELIFERA....
God name "Chors" Pre - Christian Slav / Balkans Sun god. Identified from the Nestor Chronicle. Attributes include horns and a canine head....
Demon name "Chung K'uei" Taoist / Chinese God of the afterlife. He belongs to the heavenly “ministry of exorcism” and, though not the most senior (he is subservient to CHANG TAO LING), is probably the most popular within the category. He was originally a mortal working as a physician in the eighth century AD. He is depicted with a fearsome face, said to be so terrible that it can drive away any demonic spirit who dares to oppose him. He is engaged in combat using a sword and a fan on which is written a magical formula to ward off evil. Symbolic peaches are suspended from his hat and a bat circles his head representing happiness....
Goddess name "Citra (bright)" Hindu / epic / Puranic Minor goddess of misfortune. A malevolent NAKSATRA or astral deity; daughter of DAKSA and wife of CANDRA (SOMA)....
God name "Dagan" Babylon / Akkadia / Canaan A fertility & grain god who in the Ugatitic creation myth was the father of Baal
God name "Dagan" Babylon / Akkadia / Canaan Fertility and grain god who in the Ugatitic creation myth was the father of Baal. Babylon / Akkadia / Canaan
Supreme god name "Dagan (2)" Western Semitic / Canaanite / Phoenician Grain and fertility god. The father of BAAL in Ugaritic creation epics. A major sanctuary was built in his honor at Mari [Syria] and he was recognized in parts of Mesopotamia where he acquired the consort Salas. Worshiped mainly at Gaza and As”dod, but also the supreme god of the Philistines. Known in biblical references as Dagon (Judges 16.23). Mentioned in the apocryphal Book of Maccabees. The cult is thought to have continued until circa 150 BC. Israelite misinterpretation of the Ugaritic root Dagan led to the assumption that he was a fish god, therefore attributes include a fish tail....
"Devil's Advocate" Christian In the Catholic Church when a name is suggested for canonisation, some person is appointed to oppose the proposition, and is expected to give reasons why it should not take place. This person is technically called Advocatus Diaboli. Having said his say, the conclave decides the question.
Goddess name "Dewy" Canaan Goddess Rain. Canaan
Goddess name "Dhanistha (very rich)" Hindu / Puranic Minor goddess of misfortune. A malevolent NAKSATRA or astral deity; daughter of DAKSA and wife of CANDRA (SOMA). Also SRAVISTHA....
Goddess name "Djila'qons" Haida Indian / Queen Charlotte Island, Canada Sea goddess. An old woman who lives at the head of a major inlet in Haida territory and controls all the creatures of the sea....
Goddess name "Ebech" Canaan Old mountain god who was overcome by Inanna, the goddess of war, love and the planet Venus. Canaan
God name "Eikimdu" Mesopotamian / Sumerian God of canals and ditches. In creation mythology he is given his task by the god ENKI. See also ENBILULU....
God name "El" Syria A storm god, also found in the mythologies of Canaan & the early Jewish invaders Ymvh Jehova God
Supreme god name "El aka Ymvh" Hebrew / Phoenicia / Canaan / Levant The supreme god, the father of mankind and all creatures, the husband of the Goddess Asherah. He also doubles as a storm god. Hebrew / Phoenicia / Canaan / Levant
God name "El'eb" Canaan Primordial god Canaan
God name "El'eb" Western Semitic / Canaanite Primordial god. In some texts the god EL (IL) is not the original being but is preceded by a father figure. EL-EB translates as “god the father.”See also YALDABAOTH....
God name "Elkunirsa" Western Semitic / Canaanite / / Hittite Creator god. Allegedly borrowed and modified from the Canaanite god IL. His consort is As”erdus (Canaanite: ASERTU)....
God name "Elkunisra" Canaan Creator god. Canaan
Spirit name "Eme'mqut" Koryak Animistic spirit with cannibalistic tendencies. Koryak
God name "Enbilulu" Sumerian A river god in charge of the sacred rivers Tigris and Euphrates. He was also the deity of canals, irrigation and farming. Sumerian
God name "Enbilulu" Mesopotamian / Sumerian / Babylonian - Akkadian River god. In creation mythology he is placed in charge of the sacred rivers Tigris and Euphrates by the god ENKI. He is also god of canals, irrigation and farming. In Babylonian times he becomes the son of EA and is syncretized with ADAD....
God name "Enkimdu" Sumeria God of canals, ditches, irrigation and sedentary farming. Sumeria
God name "Ennugi" Sumeria Attendant and throne bearer god. A younger brother of Sin, he was also the god of Irrigation and a canal inspector. Sumeria
"Eranoranhan" Canaan protector of men only Canary Is. / Hierro Is.
Hero name "Erechtheus Erichthonius" Greek There can be little doubt but that the names Erichthonius and Erechtheus are identical; but whether the two heroes mentioned by Plato, Hyginus, and Apollodorus, the one of whom is usually called Erichthonius or Erechtheus I. and the other Erechtheus II., are likewise one and the same person, as Muller and others think, is not so certain, though highly probable. Greek
God name "Eros" Greek In Latin, Amor or Cupido, the god of love. In the sense in which he is usually conceived, Eros is the creature of the later Greek poets; and in order to understand the ancients properly we must distinguish three Erotes: viz. the Eros of the ancient cosmogonies, the Eros of the philosophers and mysteries, who bears great resemblance to the first, and the Eros whom we meet with in the epigrammatic and erotic poets, whose witty and playful descriptions of the god, however, can scarcely be considered as a part of the ancient religious belief of the Greeks. Greek
"Eurotas" Greek A son of Myles and grandson of Lelex. He was the father of Sparta, the wife of Lacedaemon, and is said to have carried the waters, stagnating in the plain of Lacedaemon, into the sea by means of a canal, and to have called the river which arose therefrom after his own name, Eurotas. 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....
"Fedelma" Ireland A fairy queen who can be invoked to increase psychic abilities. Ireland
Demon name "Foras aka Forcas" Christian Forrasis, a powerful Great President of Hell who teaches logic and ethics, the virtues of all herbs and precious stones, can make a man witty, eloquent, invisible, live long and discover treasures and recover lost things. Christian demonology
Angel name "Gabriel" Hebrew / Christian The angel of death to the favoured people of God, the prince of fire and thunder, and the only angel that can speak Syriac and Chaldee. The Mahometans call him the chief of the four favoured angels, and the spirit of truth. In medi?val romance he is the second of the seven spirits that stand before the throne of God, and, as God's messenger, carries to heaven the prayers of men. Hebrew / Christian
God name "Gal Bapsi" Hindu / Davidian / Tamil A local god that can expiate sins, but it is rough
"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
God name "Ganaskidi (humpback)" Navaho / USA God of harvests, plenty and of mists. He is said to live at Depehahatil, a canyon with many ruined cliff dwellings north of San Juan. According to tradition he is the apotheosis of a bighorn sheep. His priest wears a blue mask with no hair fringe but with a spruce crown and collar. He has a black bag on his back, filled out with a twig frame, that appears as a deformity, and he carries a staff....
God name "Gidja" Australia God of the moon. He can bestow the power of Dreamwalking. Australia
Demon name "Glasya-Labolas" Christian A mighty President of Hell who commands thirty-six legions of demons. He teaches all arts and sciences just in an instant. He is the author and captain of manslaughter and bloodshed, tells all things past and to come, gains the minds and love of friends and foes causing love among them if desired, incites homicides and can make a man invisible. Christian demonology
God name "Glooscap" Canada The god of righteousness who made the plains, food plants, animals and humans. Canada
"Gnaa" Norse She is the messenger that Frigg sends into the various worlds on her errands. She has a horse called Hofvarpenr, that can run through air and water. Norse
God name "God of the Gaps" Creationism The god who made everything that cannot yet be explained scientifically. Shrinks in power with each new scientific advance. Creationism
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....
Ghost name "Guinevere" British Legendary queen consort of king Arthur. The Welsh form Gwenhwyfar can be translated as The White Fay or White ghost. British
Goddess name "Hadad" Western Semitic / Syrian / Phoenician weather god. Derived from the Akkadian deity ADAD. In texts found at the site of the ancient Canaanite capital of Ugarit [Ras Samra] , the name of Hadad apparently becomes a substitute for that of BAAL. His voice is described as roaring from the clouds and his weapon is the thunderbolt. His mother is the goddess ASERAH. During Hellenic times he was predominantly worshiped at Ptolemais and Hierapolis. His Syrian consort is ATARGATIS, who overshadowed him in local popularity at Hierapolis. Statues of the two deities were carried in procession to the sea twice yearly. According to the Jewish writer Josephus, Hadad also enjoyed a major cult following at Damascus in the eighth and ninth centuries BC. By the third century BC the Hadad-Atargatis cult had extended to Egypt, when he becomes identified as the god SUTEKH. In the Greek tradition his consort becomes HERA.See also ADAD....
God name "Hadad/ El" Canaan / Semite The god of lightning, thunder & storms
God name "Haili'laj" Haida Indian / Queen Charlotte Island, Canada Plague god. Particularly associated with smallpox. Believed to be so terrible that he is not even propitiated with food. He sails in a canoe of pestilence with huge sails like those of the white man's ships which brought plague to the Indians....
"Hapi" Egypt One of the Four sons of Horus depicted in funerary literature as protecting the throne of Osiris in the underworld. Hapi is depicted as a baboon-headed mummified human on funerary furniture and especially the canopic jars that held the organs of the deceased. Hapi's jar held the lungs. Hapi was also the protector of the North. Egypt
God name "Hari (yellowish brown)" Hindu / Epic / Puranic Minor incarnation of the god V IS'NU. Popularized by modern religious movements, Hari is one of the sons of the god DHARMA who sprang from the heart of BRAHMA. He is most closely linked with KRSNA, but he and Krsna also parallel Dharma's other sons, NARA and NARAYANA. Hari can be a more generic epithet applied to several Hindu gods....
God name "Harimagadas" Islands Holy Maidens who sacrificed themselves by jumping from a towering cliff into the sea. This act was meant to propitiate the sea-god and prevent him from sinking their island. Canary Islands
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
God name "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
God name "Hasamelis" Hittite God who can protect travelers Hittite / Hurrian
Goddess name "Hasta (band)" Hindu / Epic / Puranic Minor goddess of fortune. A benevolent NAKSATRA or astral goddess; daughter of DAKSA and wife of CANDRA (SOMA)....
God name "Hastehogan" Navaho / USA Chief house god. Also a god of farming identified with the west and the sky at Sunset. Regarded as a benevolent deity who aids mankind and cures disease. Believed to live in a cave system near San Juan. He also has a malevolent aspect in which he can cast evil spells. His priest wears a blue mask, at the bottom of which is a horizontal yellow band representing evening light, with eight vertical black strokes representing Rain. It is decorated with eagle and owl feathers....
God name "Hastseyalti (talking elder)" Navaho / USA Chief of gods. Not regarded as a creator deity, but god of the dawn and the eastern sky. Also guardian of animals in the hunt and, possibly, of corn. Regarded as a benevolent deity who aids mankind and cures disease. He also has a malevolent aspect in which he can cast evil spells. His priest invokes him in a ceremonial dance wearing a white mask with a symbol consisting of a corn stalk with two ears. At the bottom is a horizontal yellow band representing evening light, with eight vertical black strokes representing Rain. Also Yebitsai....
God name "Haurun" Canaan Fiery earth god Canaan
God name "Haurun" Western Semitic / Canaanite Chthonic or earth god. Haurun was introduced to Egyptian religion probably by emigre workers who related him to the sculpture of the Sphinx at Giza. Haurun was known locally as a god of healing....
God name "Hi'lina" Haida Indian / Queen Charlotte Island, Canada Tribal god. The personification of the thunderbird known to many Indian tribes. The noise of the thunder is caused by the beating of its wings, and when it opens its eyes there is lightning. The thunder clouds are its cloak....
Goddess name "Hila" Eskimo God / goddess of the atmosphere and of the cold weather, storms, and drifts. Caribou Eskimo, Canada.
Goddess name "Hina" Polynesian / Tahiti moon goddess. In local traditions the daughter of the god TANGAROA and creatrix of the moon, which she governs. She lives in one of its dark spots representing groves of trees which she brought from earth in a canoe and planted. She is also represented as the consort of Tangaroa. Hina probably evolved in Tahiti from the Polynesian underworld goddess HINE-NUITE-PO. Also SINA (Samoa); Ina (Hervey Islands)....
Goddess name "Hina-Uri" Polynesian moon goddess. Also known as HINA, Ina or SINA, she is the sister of MAUI and the consort of Irewaru. Tradition has it that she can manifest herself in two forms according to the lunar phases. Her role is associated with fertility and her cult may have been imported from Asia, since SIN is the name of a western Asiatic moon god also closely associated with fertility rites....
Goddess name "Hiribi" Canaan Goddess of summer. Canaan
God name "Ho-Musubi-No-Kami" Shinto / Japan Fire god. One of a number of fire KAMIS who are honored in special Hi-Matsuri festivals. The sacred fire can only be generated by a board and stick and is regarded as a powerful purifier in Shintoism. The most celebrated temple of the fire kamis is on Mount Atago near Kyoto; worshipers are drawn to it from all over Japan to obtain charms as protection against fire....
God name "Ho-No-Kagu-Tsuchi-No-Kami" Shinto / Japan Fire god. One of a number of fire KAMIS who are honored in special Hi-Matsuri festivals. The sacred fire can only be generated by a board and stick and is regarded as a powerful purifier in Shintoism. The most celebrated temple of the fire kamis is on Mount Atago near Kyoto to which worshipers are drawn from all over Japan to obtain charms as protection against fire....
God name "Huisiniamui" Peru A god of the Sun and sky. He invented vegetation, but was also fond of headhunting and cannibalism. Peru
God name "Hunhau" Mayan / Yucatec / Quiche, Mesoamerican / Mexico God of death. One of the several “lords of death” listed in the codices who rule the underworld, Mictlan. Hunhau is generally depicted with canine attributes, or with the head of an owl.See also YUM CIMIL. Also God A....
God name "Il" Canaan Creator god Syria / Canaan / Lebanon
Supreme god name "Ilem" Siberian 'One who cannot speak'. The supreme God of the Siberian Ostiaks.
God name "Inmutef/ Inummutef" Egypt A minor canopic god
Goddess name "Is'ara" Mesopotamian / Babylonian - Akkadian / / western Semitic Goddess of marriage and childbirth. Also a deity concerned with the enforcing of oaths. Known chiefly from early inscriptions and some Akkadian texts. Her Mesopotamian cult center was the Babylonian town of Kisurra, but she is also thought to have been worshiped across a wide area among Syrians, Canaanites and Hittites. Her symbol is the scorpion. Also Es ara....
God name "Ithm" Canaan God of herds, usually sheep. Canaan
Goddess name "Ix Zacal Nok (lady cloth-weaver)" Mayan / Mesoameri can / Mexico Creator goddess. The consort of the Sun god Kinich Ahau and also the inventor of weaving. She may represent another aspect of the mother goddess COLEL CAB. Also Ix Azal Uoh; Ixchel.See also AH KIN....
Goddess name "Ixnextli (eye-lashes)" Aztec / Mesoameri can / Mexico Goddess of weavers. One of the group classed as the TETEOINNAN complex....
Goddess name "Ja neb'a" Slavic Benevolent goddess of the earth who can alter the physical structure of magma and stone, Terrakinesis. Slavic
"Jack Frost" Discworld Leaves frosty tracings on icy windows. Can draw anything, but happens to really like fern patterns. Mentioned in Hogfather, when the newly created Verruca Gnome convinced him to branch out from ferns, feathers, and paisley. Discworld