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List of Gods : "Chi"
NameOriginDescription
Abaddon Babylonian It is the second of the seven names of the underworld in the Babylonian Talmud. Chief of the demons of the 7th hierarchy Hebrew/Christian
Abassi Efik The creator god of the Nigerian Efik people. On the suggestion of his wife Atai Abassi created the first humans; to prevent them from exceed his wisdom, he ordered the first humans to neither procreate nor labor. This prohibition lasted some time, but eventually the first couple did have children and work, for which crime Abassi slew them and set their children against each other.
Abeona Roman A goddess who protected children the first time they left their parents' home, safeguarding their first steps alone. She is related to Adeona, a goddess who guided children back to their parents' home. Roman
Abonde French The French Santa Claus, the good fairy who comes at night to bring toys to children while they sleep, especially on New Year's Day.
Adeona Roman Goddess of school children Roman
Afriel Christian Angel who safeguards children, though not that well. Christian
Agave Greek Daughter of Cadmus, and wife of the Spartan Echion, by whom she became the mother of Pentheus, who succeeded his grandfather Cadmus as king of Thebes. Agave was the sister of Autonoe, Ino, and Semele (Apollodorus iii), and when Semele, during her pregnancy with Dionysus, was destroyed by the sight of the splendour of Zeus, her sisters spread the report that she had only endeavoured to conceal her guilt, by pretending that Zeus was the father of her child, and that her destruction was a just punishment for her falsehood.
Ahnt kai Mexico Goddess of women and children. Daughter of Koo-mah'mm hahs-ay' tahm (First Woman). She flies at night and lives above the peak of Tiburon. Mexico
Ahsonnutli America The sky father and chief god for the Navajo. He created heaven, Earth, and the sky.
Ajalamo Africa God of unborn children. Nigeria, West Africa
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Ajok Louko Chief god Louko
Akhushtal Maya She is the goddess of childbirth
Akuj Africa Chief deity associated with the sky. Turkana Africa
Akuj Akuj Africa The chief deity
Alii Menehune Hawaii Chief of the Little People. His favorite food is the mai'a (banana) Hawaii
Allat Arabic A pre-Islamic Arabian goddess who was one of the three chief goddesses of Mecca and one of three goddesses that the pre-Islamic Meccans referred to as "The Daughters of God". Arabic
Almaqah aka Ilmuqah Arabic The moon god of the South Arabian kingdom of Saba and the Ethiopian kingdoms of D'mt and Aksum. The ruling dynasty of Saba regarded themselves as his children. Arabic
Alraune East A Kobold who brings gold through the chimneys. East Friesland
Alwantin Deccan The spirit of a pregnant woman who died in childbirth. Deccan
Amaimon Hebrew One of the chief devils whose dominion is on the north side of the infernal gulf. He might be bound or restrained from doing hurt from the third hour till noon, and from the ninth hour till evening. Hebrew
Ambrosia Greek In ancient mythology, Ambrosia is sometimes the food, sometimes the drink, of the gods. The word has generally been derived from Greek a- ("not") and mbrotos ("mortal"); hence the food or drink of the immortals. Thetis anointed the infant Achilles with ambrosia and passed the child through the fire to make him immortal - a familiar Phoenician custom - but Peleus, appalled, stopped her.
Amchi-malghen Chili The guardian-nymph of the Chilians.
An Sumeria God of the Underworld and chief deity Sumeria
Anasuya Hindu That is, the charity, was wife of an ancient Indian rishi (sage) named Atri. In the Ramayana, she appears living with her husband in a small hermitage in the southern periphery of the forest of Chitrakuta. She was very pious, and always practiced austerities and devotion. Hindu
Anath Phoenicia The chief W. Semitic goddess of love & war
Anceta Kamos Moab (Jordan) The chief god that when Hellenized became equated with Ares
Angiaks Eskimo A child of the living dead in Eskimo lore. These are created during harsh times when an unwanted baby is taken out into the snow by a tribe's elders to die of exposure.
Angru Mainya . Angra Mainya Persia Angru Mainya aka Angra Mainya, another name for Ahriman the chief antagonist of Ahura Mazdah. Persia
Angwusnasomtaka Hopi A kachina, a spirit represented by a masked doll (also called a kachina). She is a wuya, one of the chief kachinas and is considered the mother of all the hъ and all the kachinas. She led the initiation rites for new children, whipping them with yucca whips. Hopi
Anshur aka Ashur Akkadian Or Asshur, a sky god and the husband of his sister Kishar ("earth axle"); they are the children of the serpents Lahmu and Lahamu, and the parents of Anu and Ea. He is sometimes depicted as having Ninlil as a consort. As Anshar, he is progenitor of the Akkadian pantheon; as Ashur, he is the head of the Assyrian pantheon
Antevorta Roman Goddess of childbirth, invoked by pregnant women, to avert the dangers of child-birth. Roman
Anumati Sanskrit A lunar deity and goddess of wealth, intellect, children, spirituality and prosperity. Also Anumati is a type of full moon day in which the moon remains slightly cut and not fully full moon called as Chaturdashi bhiddha purnima Sanskrit
Apam Napat Hindu/Persia/Vedic Child of the Waters. One of the Ahuras in Old Iranian religion, a beneficent god who is the giver of water to man. Hindu/Persia/Vedic
Apet Egypt Goddess who protects pregnant women, children, nursing mothers and justice. Egypt
Aquilo Roman Aka Boreas, a purple-winged god of the north wind, one of the four wind-gods. He was also the god of winter, who swept down from the cold northern mountains of Thrake, chilling the air with his icy breath. Roman
Ardouisur aka Ardousius Persia A female cherub in charge of easy childbirth and breast milk. Persia
Arge Greek One of the chieftains who came with Hercules to Rome. Greek
Arianrhod Welsh Arianrod, Welsh Moon Goddess and one of several children of the mother Goddess Don. Her home was in the constellation Corona Borealis.
Arinna Hittite The "sun goddess of Arinna". As well as the Weather God later associated with the Hurrian "Teshup", Arinna, the sun goddess and their children are all deriviations from the former Hatti Pantheon. Hittite
Arsan Duolai Yakut/ Siberia The chief spirit of the underworld
Ascelpius/ Aesculapius Greek A moral taught medicine Chiron the Centaur & could raise the dead
Asherat-of-the-sea Phonecian Great Goddess of wisdom and the sea. Mother of the Gods and mistress of the Gods in wisdom. El's wife and counsellor, said to have 70 children, including Baal. Phonecian
Ashur Assyria The chief deity of war & fertility
Atsze Chinese A fox in human form. Chinese
Au Co Vietnam An immortal fairy who married a dragon, their hundred children being the ancestors of the Vietnam people. Vietnam
Auchimalgen Chile Moon goddess, wife of the sun. Only Auchimalgen cares anything for the human race, all the rest of the gods being utterly malevolent. Auchimalgen wards off evil spirits and turns red when some important person is about to die. Chile
Autolycus Greek A son of Hermes or Daedalion by Chione, Philonis, or Telauge. He was the husband of Neaera, or according to Homer, of Amphithea, by whom he became the father of Anticleia, the mother of Odysseus and Aesimus.
Averruncus Roman The god of aversion. He is said to help in avoiding calamity, while also bringing forth good fortune. In other references, Averruncus is known as the god of childbirth. Roman
Aveta Celtic A goddess of female-fertility, childbirth and midwives, also associated with all fresh water. Celtic
Ayauhteot Chile A moon goddess
Ayauhteotl Chile Goddess of the moon, haze and mist and is is associated with vanity and fame. Chile
Ba China The goddess of drought
Ba Han China Goddess of drought. China
Ba She China A snake reputed to swallow elephants. China
Ba Xian China/Taoist The eight immortals. China/Taoist
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
Bachu Chibcha Goddess who started the human race, turned her and her mate into dragons. Chibcha
Baiji China A goddess of health & epidemics
Ban Chuideachaidh Moire Ireland Old Goddess who appears in modern Irish legends as the midwife who assisted the Christian Virgin Mary with her birth, and was also a title applied to St. Bridget. A once forgotten goddess of childbirth. Ireland
Befana Italian The good fairy of Italian children, who is supposed to fill their stockings with toys when they go to bed on Twelfth Night. Some one enters the children's bedroom for the purpose, and the wakeful youngsters cry out, "Ecco la Befana." According to legend, Befana was too busy with house affairs to look after the Magi when they went to offer their gifts, and said she would wait to see them on their return; but they went another way, and Befana, every Twelfth Night, watches to see them. The name is a corruption of Epiphania.
Benthesicyme Greek An Ethiopian sea nymph, a goddess of the waves and a daughter of Poseidon and Amphitrite, the wife of king Enalos. She raised Eumolpus, son of Chione and Poseidon. (Apollodorus iii) Her husband Enalos: of the sea, may have been Triton, the god of lake Tritonis in Greek
Bereguni Slavic River nymphs accused of stealing newborn children. Probably a variation of the Hebrew Lilith myth. Driven by an insatiable hunger of envy, Lilith stalks the world by night raping men in their sleep and sucking their blood, or stealing their newborn children from their cots and eating them. Slavic
Bes Egypt Dwarfed semigod of childbirth, food, love, marriage, luck, recreation, relaxation and sleep. Egypt
Bhrkuti-Tara Buddhist/Tibet The Nepalese queen of Tibet's first great religious king, Songtsen Gambo and credited with the introduction of Buddhism to Tibet and China. In the Lamaeist Tradition, Bhrkuti-Tara is incarnate in all good women. Buddhist/Tibet
Bibi the Child-Strangler Bibi Sometimes affectionately known as "Aunty Bibi," is a Romany witch-goddess. Bibi is an old crone who either wears torn black garments or is entirely naked. Like the Romanian goddess Dschuma, Bibi is disease incarnate, particularly cholera. She is referred to as "the child-strangler" because it is believed that disease often effects children, who are young and weak.
Bidhata Purusha Hindu A god of fate and the Hindu equivalent of the Fates and the Norns. He writes the child’s future life on its forehead, on the sixth day after its birth.
Biffant France A little-known demon, chief of a legion who was said to have entered the body of Denise de la Caille and who was obliged to sign with his claws the proces verbal of exorcisms. France
Binzuru-Sonja Japan One of the pupils of Buddha, the first of the Sixteen Rakan. Rakan with grey hair and long eyebrows. Originally he was a retainer of the king, Uuten. He became a priest and attained miracle power by performing Arakan’s vow. It is said that he was praised by Shaka for he used the miracle power for the world and that he didn't enter Nirvana and made efforts cultivating ordinary people. He was worshipped on the above in Theravada Buddhism, however, many are worshipped in restaurants in China. He is enshrined in front of a temple in Japan. It is believed that stroking him eliminates distresses. Japan
Blemys Indian Along with Orontes, and Oruandes, was a chief of the Deriades who fought against Dionysus in the Indian War.
Blud Wendish A Will-o’-the-wisp and is the soul of an unbaptized child. Wendish
Bo Hsian China/Taoist God. China/Taoist
Bochica Chibcha Supreme sun god and a god of law Chibcha
Bod Indian The divinity invoked by Indian women who desire fecundity. Children born after an invocation to Bod must be redeemed, or else serve in the temple of the goddess. Indian
Bodachs Scotland Malicious house spirits of the Scottish Highlands in the form of a shriveled old man who lives up the chimney in the daytime and comes out at night to punish naughty children. Scotland
Bogeyman Scotland Boogyman, or bogyman, is a legendary ghost-like monster often believed in by children. The bogeyman has no specific appearance. The term bogeyman is also used metaphorically to mean a person or thing of which someone else has an irrational fear.
Boldogasszony Hungary Virgin goddess who protected mothers and children. Hungary
Bossum African One of the two chief deities of the Gold Coast, the other being Demonio. Bossum, the principle of good, is said to be white; and Demonio, the principle of evil, black. African
Bozaloshtsh Wendish A messenger of death who cries like a child outside a house where someone is about to die. Wendish
Breath-of-the-Wind Iroquoi A spirit of the air and child of Ataensic. Iroquoi
Brigantia Celtic Goddess of the seasons, doctors smiths, poets, and women in childbirth Pan-Celtic
Brigantia/ Bridget/ Brigit Pan-Celtic The goddess of the seasons, doctors smiths, poets, & women in childbirth
Bubak Bohemian A Bohemian bogeyman used to frighten children.
Bulla Roman An amulet worn, by Roman children, intended to ward off ghostly anger.
Caireen Ireland Protective mother goddess and patron of children. Ireland
Caishen China God of wealth. China
Callirhoe Greek A daughter of Oceanus, who was the mother of Geryones and Echidna by Chrysaor. By Neilus she was the mother of Chione, and by Poseidon of Minyas. Greek
Camilla Roman Of the Volsci was the daughter of King Metabus and Casmilla. Driven from his throne, Metabus was chased into the wilderness by armed Volsci, his infant daughter in his hands. The river Amasenus blocked his path, and, fearing for the child's welfare, Metabus bound her to a spear. He promised Diana that Camilla would be her servant, a warrior virgin. He then safely threw her to the other side, and swam across to retrieve her. Roman
Canace Greek A daughter of Aeolus and Enarete, whence she is called Aeolis, who had several children by Poseidon. Greek
Candelifera Roman She Roman is a mother goddess responsible for bringing in the child into the light
Candelifera Roman Goddess of childbirth and midwives who guides the child through the birth canal. Roman
Cao Guo Jiu Chinese One of the Chinese Ba Xian, he is also the patron saint of actors and actresses.
Carmenta Roman A goddess of childbirth & midwives, prophecy & springs
Carmenta aka Carmentis Roman Goddess of childbirth, prophecy, charms and spells. Her soothing words ease the pains of women in labour, heal the ills of childhood, foretell the futures of brides and that of their children. Roman
Carmentes Roman Roman goddess of fate or fortune, one of the Camenae. Also a goddess of childbirth,
Celaeno Greek A Pleiad, daughter of Atlas and Pleione, and by Poseidon the mother of Lycus and Eurypylus, or, according to others, of Lycus and Chimaereus by Prometheus. Greek
Cephalus Greek A Molossian chief, who, together with another chief, Antinous, was driven by the calumnies of Charops to take the side of Perseus, in self-defence, against the Romans. Greek
Ch'I-You China God of weapons, dancers, smiths and war. China
Ch'ang O / Chang'e, Chang-Ngo, Heng-E / Heng-O China the Chinese goddess of the moon. Unlike many lunar deities, Chang'o only lives on the moon. China
Ch'ang O/ Heng-O China A goddess of the moon
Ch'ang Tsai China God of the spleen. China
Ch'eng Huang China God of the land, ditches, moats and the people. China
Ch'ih Sung China Lord of the rain. China
Ch'ih Sung tzu China Lord of the rain
Ch'ing Lung China God of the lungs. China
Ch'ung Ling yu China God of the nose. China
Chakwaina Okya Zuni Goddess of childbirth Zuni
Chan Hs'ien China Guardian god of children who had been a mortal King China
Chang Er China Was the wife of the archer Hou Yi, who received the herb of immortality from the gods after shooting down nine of the ten suns that were stifling the world with their heat. China
Chang Fei China God of war and butchers. China
Chang Hsien China God of dreams and of pregnancy. China
Chang Pan China God of masons. China
Chang Sien Chinese A divinity worshipped by women desirous of offspring. Chinese
Chang Xi China Goddess of the moon. China
Chang Yong China Goddess of justice. China
Changeling Greek A child, usually stupid and ugly, supposed to have been left by fairies in exchange for one taken. Sometimes, it is an old fairy or the bastard children of water-nixies and human beings whom they have dragged under the sea. Hartland, Science of Fairy Tales
Chao T'eng k'ang China God of the bowels China
Chao san Niang China Goddess of wig salesmen China
Chen Kao China God of the ears China
Cheng San Kung China God of fishing China
Cheng Yuan ho China God of strolling singers China
Chhih of warg tzu China A god of rain
Chi Po China God of the winds. China
Chi Sung Tzu China Rain god. China
Chia Chiboa Goddess of the moon. Chiboa
Chiang China Goddess of agriculture. China
Chibchacum Chibcha God of farmers and merchants. Chibcha
Chibiabos Algonquin Brother of Nanabush. Algonquin
Chibilias Mayan Goddess of the rainbow. Mayan
Chibirias Mayan Goddess of the earth, who sends the rain and paints the earth. Mayan
Chiccan Mayan Gods of rain. Mayan
Chichivache French Chichivache the "sorry cow," a monster that lived only on good women- all skin and bone, because its food was so extremely scarce. The old English romancers invented another monster, which they called Bicorn, as fat as the other was lean; but, luckily, he had for food "good and enduring husbands," of which there is no lack. French
Chickcharney Bahamas Small furred/feathered spirit of the forest. Andros Is. Bahamas
Chicoahui Itzcuintli-Chantico Aztec God of lapidaries. Aztec
Chicomecoatl Aztec She is the goddess of grain, fertility & frost
Chicomenochtli Aztec God of painters and solar pleasure[not my claim] Aztec
Chiconahui Aztec Hgoddess of the earth. Aztec
Chicoonahuiehecatl Aztec Minor creator god. Aztec
Chie Chibcha Fun loving goddess. Chibcha
Chih Jih China God of the day. China
Chih Nii China Goddess of spinning. China
Chih Nu China Goddess of weaving. China
Chih of warg tzu China God of rain. China
Chikara Korekore Zimbabwe Sky god. Zimbabwe
Chilminar and Balbec Persian Two cities built by the Genii, acting under the orders of Jan ben Jan, who governed the world long before the time of Adam. Chilminar, or the "Forty Pillars," is Persepolis. These two cities were built as lurking places for the Genii to hide in. Persian
Chimaera Greek A fire-breathing monster, which, according to the Homeric poems, was of divine origin. Greek
Chimalmat Mayan A giant who, by Vucub Caquix, was the mother of Cabrakan and Zipacna. Mayan
Chimata No Kami Japan God of crossroads, roads and footpaths. Japan
Chimera Greek A goddess of volcanoes
Chiminagua Chibcha Another omni-potent god that created the earth in a rather simple matter
Chin hua Niang niang China God of drums and violins China
Chinese dragon China In China, the drawing of a five-clawed dragon is not only introduced into pictures, but is also embroidered on state dresses and royal robes. This representation is regarded as an amulet.
Ching Ling Tzu China God of tea China
Chinnamastaka Hindu/Puranic/Epic Goddess, a headless form of Durga. Hindu/Puranic/Epic
Chinnintamma India Goddess of households. India
Chinta-mani aka Divya-ratna Hindu "The wish-gem" a jewel, said to have belonged to Brahma, which has the power to grant all desires. It is who himself is called by this name.
Chio Yuan Tzu China God of the brain. China
Chione Greek A daughter of Boreas and Oreithyia, and sister of Cleopatra, Zetes, and Calais. She became by Poseidon the mother of Eumolpus, and in order to conceal the event, she threw the boy into the sea; but the child was saved by Poseidon. Greek
Chipiripa Curra Rain god Curra.
Chirakan Ixmucane Mayan One of the new goddess formed by the four gods who made the world. Mayan
Chiuacoztl Nahu Goddess of childbirth. Nahu
Chiuke Ibo Nigeria Sky god who is also regarded as Creator god. Nigeria
Chloris Greek A daughter of the Theban Amphion and Niobe. According to an Argive tradition, her original name was Meliboea, and she and her brother Amyclas were the only children of Niobe that were not killed by Apollo and Artemis. But the terror of Chloris at the death of her brothers and sisters was so great, that she turned perfectly white, and was therefore called Chloris. Greek
Chou Wang China God of sodomy China
Chu Niao China God of the heart China
Chu Ying China God of the eyes China
Chu jung China God of fire and the celestial executioner China
Chuang Mu China Goddess of the bedroom China
Chuh Kamuy China Goddess of the moon China
Chul Tatic Chites Vaneg Maya A creator god thought by some to be the name of the Christian God
Chul Tatic Chites Vaneg, Mayan Creator god Mayan
Chun T'i China Goddess of the dawn and warriors China
Chung K'uei China God of the afterlife who belongs to the Ministry of exorcism China/Taoist
Chung Liu China God of eaves China
Chung kuei China Protector of those who travel and god of examinations China
Cihuacoatl aka Cihuacoatl Aztec Chihucoatl, Ciucoatl, "snake woman" was one of a number of motherhood and fertility goddesses and was especially associated with midwives, and with the sweatbaths where midwives practiced. Aztec
Cihuateto Aztec These are women that die in childbirth, gain eternal life & become spirits that accompany the sun
Cleolla Greek According to Hesiod, Catalogues of Women, Pleisthenes was a son of Atreus and Aerope, and Agamemnon, Menelaus and Anaxibia were the children of Pleisthenes by Cleolla the daughter of Dias. Greek
Cu Chulain Celtic God of warriors and chivalry. Celtic
Da-Shi-Zhi Buddhism China A female Bodhisattva
Daath Hebrew Sephirah on the Tree of Life, the Child of Wisdom and Understanding
Daji China A concubine that was possessed by a fox who was sent to mess up the state affairs of the Shang Dynasty as a punishment for the evil thought of King Zhou. China
Dalai-Lama Tibet Chief of the two Tartar priests and a sort of incarnate deity. The other lama is called the "Tesho-lama." Tibet
Dashizhi China Goddess of knowledge. China
Deima Greek The personification of fear. She was represented in the form of a fearful woman on the tomb of Medeia's children at Corinth. Greek
Deluges Chinese The principle ones are: the deluge of Fohi, Chinese. The Satyavrata, of the Indians; the Xisuthrus, of the Assyrians; the Mexican deluge; Noah's Flood and the Greek deluges of Deucalion and Ogyges.
Demophon Greek The youngest son of Celeus and Metaneira, who was entrusted to the care of Demeter. He grew up under her without any human food, being fed by the goddess with her own milk, and ambrosia. During the night she used to place him in fire to secure to him eternal youth ; but once she was observed by Metaneira, who disturbed, the goddess by her cries, and the child Demophon was consumed by the flames. Greek
Deverra Roman One of the three symbolic beings, Pilumnus, Intercidona, and Deverra, whose influence was sought by the Romans at the birth of a child, as a protection for the mother against the vexations of Sylvanus. Roman
Di Jun China God of the eastern sky China
Diana Greek/ Roman A goddess of childbirth, chastity, virginity, fertility, hunting, the moon & the sky
Dou Mou China A goddess North Star, health & diseases & justice
Doushen China Goddess of justice. China
Ebisu Japan God of fishermen, good luck, and workingmen, as well as the guardian of the health of small children. Japan
Eblis Islam The chief of the evil spirits
Eblis aka Iblis Islam Chief of the evil spirits, a Jinn made of smokeless fire. In an outburst rooted in envy, Eblis disobeyed Allah and was expelled from the grace of Allah. Islam
Echidna Greek A daughter of Tartarus and Ge, or of Chrysaor and Callirrhoe and according to others again, of Peiras and Styx. Half-woman, half-serpent. She was mother of the Chim?ra, the many-headed dog Orthos, the hundred-headed dragon of the Hesperides, the Colchian dragon, the Sphinx, Cerberus, Scylla, the Gorgons, the Lern?an hydra, the vulture that gnawed away the liver of Prometheus, and the Nemean lion. Greek
Edusa aka Edulica Cuba A Roman divinity, who was worshipped as the protectress of children, and was believed to bless their food, just as Potina and Cuba blessed their drinking and their sleep.
Egeria Roman Goddess of childbirth of midwives, fountains and justice. Roman
Ekastaka India Goddess of healthy children India
Eleithyia Greek A goddess of childbirth & midwives
Elpis Greek The personification of hope, perhaps a child of Nyx and mother of Pheme, the goddess of rumour. Greek