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List of Gods   : "Chu"

NameOriginDescription
Deity name "Ah Chun Caan" Mexico be deity though of the city of Merida
God name "Ah Chun Caan (he of the base of the sky)" Mayan / Yucatec, Mesoamerican / Mexico Local god. The tutelary deity of the city of Merida. Mentioned in the Vienna Dictionary....
God name "Ah Chuy Kak" Mayan God of war Mayan
God name "Airavat" Hindu An elephant produced at the churning of the ocean and appropriated by the god Indra. Hindu
"Amrita" Hindu The elixir of immortality, made by churning the milk-sea. Hindu
Goddess name "Badb" Celtic / Irish war goddess. One of the aspects of the MORRIGAN. Capable of changing shape at will. She confronts the Irish hero Cu Chulainn before a battle and terrifies him by turning into Badb Catha, the crow and harbinger of death....
Goddess name "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
Spirit name "Chang Tao Ling" Taoist / Chinese God of the afterlife. The head of the heavenly Ministry of Exorcism, and allegedly the first head of the Taoist church. By tradition he vanquished the five poisonous ani mals—the centipede, scorpion, snake, spider and toad—placing their venom in a flask in which he concocted the elixir of life. Having drunk the contents at the age of 123, he ascended to heaven. He is depicted riding upon a tiger and brandishing a sword. Before the communist takeover of China, the gods of exorcism lived in a sanctuary on the dragon Tiger mountain in Kiangsi province. Exorcised spirits were trapped in jars which were stored in the cellars....
Deities name "Chiccan" Mayan / Chorti, Mesoamerican / eastern Guatemala Rain gods. Giant reptilian deities whose blood is cold and who evolved from snakes. They form a quartet, each living at the bottom of a deep lake situated in the four cardinal directions. They are believed to churn the waters which rise as clouds. The AH PATNAR UINICOB gods then beat the Rain from the clouds with stone axes....
"Christmas Decorations" Christian The great feast of Saturn was held in December, when the people decorated the temples with such green things as they could find. The Christian custom is the same but transferred Jesus. The holly or holy-tree is called Christ's-thorn in Germany and Scandinavia, from its use in church decorations and its putting forth its berries about Christmas time. The early Christians gave an emblematic turn to the custom, referring to the "righteous branch," and justifying the custom from Isaiah lx. 13- "The glory of Lebanon shall come unto thee; the fir-tree, the pine-tree, and the box together, to beautify the place of my sanctuary."
God name "Chu Jung" Chinese God of fire. Also the heavenly executioner....
God name "Chu Niao" China God of the heart China
God name "Chu Ying" China God of the eyes China
God name "Chu jung" China God of fire and the celestial executioner China
Goddess name "Chuang Mu" China Goddess of the bedroom China
Goddess name "Chuginadak" Aleut Goddess of fire and volcano Aleut
Goddess name "Chuh Kamuy" China Goddess of the moon China
God name "Chul Tatic Chites Vaaneg (holy father, creator of man)" Mayan / Mesoamerican / Mexico Creator god. Thought to be the Mayan name of the Christian god....
God name "Chul Tatic Chites Vaneg" Maya A creator god thought by some to be the name of the Christian God
God name "Chul Tatic Chites Vaneg," Mayan Creator god Mayan
Goddess name "Chulavete" Mexico Goddess of the morning star Mexico
Goddess name "Chun T'i" China Goddess of the dawn and warriors China
Goddess name "Chunda" Buddhist Goddess of happiness Buddhist
God name "Chung K'uei" China God of the afterlife who belongs to the Ministry of exorcism China / Taoist
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....
God name "Chung Liu" China God of eaves China
God name "Chung kuei" China protector of those who travel and god of examinations China
God name "Chunsu" Egypt The son of Amon-Ra, a moon-god and god of healing. He formed one of the Triad with Mut and Amon-Ra. Egypt
Goddess name "Chup" Chumash Goddess of the wind and Rain Chumash
Goddess name "Chup Kamui" Ainu Goddess of war and the Sun Japan / Ainu
Goddess name "Cinei" Chukchi / Siberia A sea goddess
Goddess name "Cinei-new" Siberia / Chukchee A sea goddess and wife of Peruten, god of the sea. Siberia / Chukchee
God name "Cu Chulain" Celtic God of warriors and chivalry. Celtic
Goddess name "Cu Chulain / Sentanta/ Cuchulainn/ The Watchdog of" Chulain A goddess of eight & white
God name "Cupid" Greek Eros, Amor, the god of love, viewed as a chubby little boy, armed with bow and arrows, and often with eyes bandaged. Greek
"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.
God name "Docetes" Christian An early Christian sect, which maintained that Jesus Christ was only God, and that His visible form was merely a phantom; that the crucifixion and resurrection were illusions. Most of the followers were burnt by the Catholic Church.
Ghost name "Dove" Christian In Christian art, symbolises the Holy ghost. In church windows the seven rays proceeding from the dove signify the seven gifts of the Holy ghost. It also symbolises the human soul, and as such is represented coming out of the mouth of saints at death.
God name "Ek Chua" Mayan God of merchants and cacao growers. Black faced with a huge nose.Mayan
God name "Ek Chuah" Mayan God of war and commerce Mayan
God name "Ek Chuah" Mayan / Mesoamerican / Mexico God of merchants. Also the deity responsible for the cacao crop. (The cacao bean was traditionally the standard currency throughout Mesoamerica.) Probably of Putun origin, he is typically depicted painted black, except for a red area around the lips and chin. He has a distinctive downwardly projecting lower lip, horseshoe shapes around each eye and a highly elongated nose. He may also bear a scorpion's tail. Other attributes include a carrying strap in his headdress and sometimes a pack on his back. Also God M....
God name "Fe" Gai / Ivory Coast, West Africa Tutelary god. By tradition he arbitrated a dispute between two tribes, the Chuilo and the Nyaio. The Nyaio were eventually defeated and Fe became specifically the god of the Chuilo people. He is propitiated by means of a dance in which a terrifying mask is worn....
"Frau Welt" German A female fairy mistress according to the medieval church, the devil.
Goddess name "Gauri (whitish brilliant)" Hindu / Vedic / Puranic (1) Goddess. Consort of the god VARUNA, said to have been created at the churning of the ocean of milk. An epithet of PARVATI as a goddess of the corn. Also a SAKTI of Mahesvara, a minor aspect of S IVA. Her attendant animal is a lion or a wolf. Attributes: fish, Forest garland, image of GANESA, lotus, mirror, rosary, trident and water jar. Three-eyed. Also Varuni.(2) Goddess. Buddhist. One of eight GAURIS of terrible appearance. Attributes: head and noose.(3) Messenger goddess. Jain [India]. A SASANADEVATA. Also one of sixteen VIDYADEVIS or goddesses of learning headed by SARASVATI. Color: white. Attribute: a hook....
"Halahala" Hindu The name of a poison created from the sea when Devas and Asuras churned the sea in order to obtain Amrita, the nectar of immortality. Hindu
"Heimdal" Norse He was the heavenly watchman in the old mythology, answering to St. Peter in the medieval. According to the Lay of Rig (Heimdal), he was the father and founder of the different classes of men, nobles, churls and thralls. He has a horn called Gjallar-horn, which he blows at Ragnarok. His dwelling is Himinbjorg. He is the keeper of Bifrost (the Rainbow). Nine giantesses are his mothers. Norse
God name "Hermensul or Ermensul" Christian A Saxon deity, worshipped in Westphalia. Charlemagne broke the idol, and converted its temple into a Christian church. Probably it was a war-god.
Goddess name "How" Chu China the is the goddess of the air
Planet name "Hsieh T'ien chun" China God personification of the planet Saturn. China
Angel name "Ikal Ahau" Maya A chthonic death god, that strangely enough, is considered to inhabit Christian church towers in Mexico
God name "Ikal Ahau" Mayan / Tzotzil, Mesoamerican / Mexico Chthonic god of death. Perceived as a diminutive figure who lives in a cave by day but wanders at night attacking people and eating raw human flesh. He is also considered to inhabit Christian church towers in Mexico and is probably personified by vampire bats....
"Immaculate Conception" Roman The dogma that the Virgin Mary was conceived without Original sin. This dogma was first broached by St. Bernard, and was stoutly maintained by Duns Scotus and his disciples, but was not received by the Roman Catholic Church as an article of faith till 1854.
God name "Jehovah" Christian Creator god. The name came into usage from circa AD 1200 and is an adulteration which has largely replaced the title YHWH in the English-speaking churches.See also YHWH....
"Kakunupmawa" Chumash the radiance of the child of the Winter solstice. The dawn light of each new day is Kakunupmawa's breath expressed as a sigh. Bears, rattlesnakes, deer, mountain lions and ravens were the "pets of Sun. The Chumash, California
"Kamadhenu" Hindu The cow which grants desires, belonging to the sage Vasishtha. She was produced at the churning of the ocean. Hindu
"Kaustubha" India A celebrated jewel obtained at the churning of the ocean, and worn by Vishnu or Krishna on his bosom. India
Spirit name "Kavra'nna" Chukchee / E Siberia A Sun spirit, female type
Spirit name "Kavra'nna Chukchee" East Sun spirit, female type Siberia(East)
Spirit name "Kavra'riria (walking around woman)" Chukchee / eastern Siberia Sun spirit. The consort of the Sun in Chukchee mythology. Also Ko'rgina (rejoicing woman)....
Demon name "Ke'lets" Chukchee / Siberia The demon of death
Demon name "Ke'lets Chukchee" Siberia demon of death Siberia
Spirit name "Kere'tkun" Chukchee / eastern Siberia Sea spirit. The chief being in the ocean depths, known to the maritime Chukchee. His consort is Cinei'nen. He owns all the creatures of the sea and is said to wear a cloak of walrus gut and to be extremely fierce. He feeds on the bodies of drowned fishermen and is the subject of sacrifice. Also Peruten....
God name "Keret'kun/ Keretkun" Chukchee / Siberia A god of the sea
God name "Kotar" Western Semitic / Syrian Blacksmith god. Identified in the Ugaritic (Ras Samra) texts as building a palace for the god BAAL and forging his weapons for the conflict against the sea god YAMM. Known also from Phoenician inscriptions. Also Kos”ar, Chusor, KINYRAS....
God name "Ku'urkil" Chukchee / Siberia Not only god, but a powerful Shannon & the first man
Deity name "Ku'urkil" Chukchee / eastern Siberia The founder of the world. Not only a deity, but a powerful shaman and the first human. He equates with the Koryak deity QUIKINN.A'QU....
God name "Ku'urkil Chukchee" Siberia Not only god, but a powerful Shannon and the first man Siberia
Demon name "Kurma" Hindu / Puranic / Epic Avatar of Visnu. In the form of a tortoise he placed himself at the bottom of the sea of milk, and made his back the base or pivot of the mountain Mandara. The gods and demons twisted the great serpent Vasuki round the mountain' and, dividing into two parties, each took an end of the snake as a rope, and thus churned the sea until they recovered the desired objects. Hindu / Puranic / Epic
Deities name "Kurma(vatara)" Hindu / Epic / Puranic Incarnation of the god VIS'NU. The second avatara of Vis'nu, Kurma appears in the form of a tortoise which acts as a pivot for the mountainous churning rod the gods employ to make ambrosia from the primal sea of milk after the flood. Kurma is depicted with a human torso surmounting a tortoise shell. Vis'nu is said to have appeared in this form in order to recover some of the possessions lost during the deluge. Attributes: club, conch, lotus and prayer wheel. Also the name for a vehicle of various deities....
God name "Li Lao chun" China God of farriers and of leather workers China
Spirit name "Lietna'irgin" Chukchee / E Siberia The spirit of the dawn
Spirit name "Lietna'irgin (genuine dawn)" Chukchee / eastern Siberia spirit of the dawn. One of four beings concerned with the dawn in different directions.See also TNE'SGAN, MRATNA'IRGIN and NA'- CHITNA'IRGIN....
Spirit name "Lietna'irgin Chukchee" East spirit of the dawn Siberia(East)
"Lubins" Ireland A species of goblins in Normandy that take the form of wolves, and frequent churchyards. They are very timorous, and take flight at the slightest noise.
Goddess name "MORRIGAN (queen of demons)" Celtic / Irish war, fertility and vegetation goddess. A complex goddess displaying various characteristics which are both generative and destructive (see also ANAT, INANA, IS'TAR, ATHENE). At the festival of Samain, she mates with the DAGDA to ensure the future prosperity of the land and as queen Maeve (Medb) of Connaught she was ritually wedded to the mortal king whose antecedent was Ailill. As Nemain (panic) and Badb Catha (raven of battle), she takes on a more warlike and destructive aspect. Rather than engaging directly in conflict, she uses her supernatural powers to spread fear and disarray. The Irish hero Cu Chulainn was thus visited on the battle field by BADB driving a chariot and dressed in a red cloak and with red eyebrows presenting an intimidating appearance. She is capable of changing her shape into various animal forms and in the guise of a raven or a crow is able to foretell the outcome of battle....
Goddess name "Macha" Celtic / Irish Fertility goddess. One of the aspects of the MORRIGAN (a trio of warrior goddesses with strong sexual connotations), she appears as the consort of Nemed and of Crunnchu. She is also a warrior goddess who influences the outcome of battle by magical devices. She can change shape from girl to hag and is generally dressed in red. She is depicted with red hair. She appears thus to the Irish hero, Cu Chulainn, before the Battle of Moytura when she suddenly changes herself into a crow, the harbinger of death. heads of slaughtered soldiers were fixed on the so-called Pole of Macha, and the ancient religious center of Emain Macha in Ulster is named after her.See also Banbha, ERIU and Fodla....
"Marginen" Siberia A personification of the creative principle of the world. The Chukchee, Siberia
Deity name "Mezadeva" Snookum Chuck A deity skilled in the art of preparing poison.
Demon name "Mohini (illusion)" Hindu / Epic / Puranic Minor incarnation of VIS'NU. Mohini is an avatara who appears in the form of an enchantress whose form Vis'nu adopted briefly to deceive demons attempting to remove the ambrosia created by churning the primeval ocean of milk (see also GARUDA). Vis'nu used the same guise to dupe and seduce the god SIVA....
God name "Morva signifies Locus Maritimus" Britain Morva signifies Locus Maritimus. Sea-women and sea-daughters. "The fishermen who were the ancestors of the Church, came from the Galilean waters to haul for men. We, born to God at the font, are children of the water. Therefore, all the early symbolism of the Church was of and from the sea. The carvure of the early arches was taken from the sea and its creatures. Fish, dolphins, mermen, and mermaids abound in the early types, transferred to wood and stone."' cornwall, Britain
"Mrantna'irgin" Chukchee She went to the lake. Then she began to sing on the lake-shore. "From the lake, O penis, come out!" Then a [mere] penis appeared. She sat down upon it, and she herself copulated with it. At the dawn of the day she went home. Chukchee
Spirit name "Mratna'irgin (right-hand dawn)" Chukchee / eastern Siberia spirit of the dawn. One of four beings responsible for the dawn in different directions. See also TNE'SGAN, LIETNA'IRGIN and NA'CHITNA'IRGIN....
Goddess name "NA CHA (here is a loud cry)" Taoist / Chinese Guardian god. A somewhat ambiguous god who is generally regarded as benevolent, but whose traditions hint at a more destructive aspect. He was born a god of human parents, the reincarnation of an older deity, Ling Chu-Tzu, the “intelligent pearl.” According to tradition, his father was Li Ching, who threatened to kill his mother because she claimed she was made pregnant by the mystical actions of a Taoist priest who told her she was to bear the child of a unicorn. Na Cha is said to have fought in the Shang-Chou war on the side of the Chou dynasty circa 1027 BC. His chief adversary was the sea dragon king. Ultimately he became involved with the goddess Shih-Chi Niang Niang, accidentally killed her attendant and, in remorse, committed suicide....
Spirit name "Na'chitna'irgin (genuine dawn)" Chukchee / eastern Siberia spirit of the dawn. One of four beings responsible for the different directions of the dawn. The brother of WU'SQUUS, spirit of darkness.See also TNE'SGAN, MRATNA'IRGIN and LIETNA'IRGIN....
God name "Ne'nenkicex" Kamchadal / southeastern Siberia Creator god. The name given to the Christian god by the Kamchadals under influence of the Russian Orthodox church....
Goddess name "Nirriti" Buddhist Goddess of misery, misfortune, disease and death and the embodiment of all sins. Appeared at the time of the churning of the ocean before the goddess of fortune. Buddhist
Spirit name "Nu'tenut" Chukchee / E Siberia An earth spirit that is the owner of the world
Spirit name "Nu'tenut" Chukchee / eastern Siberia earth spirit. The owner of the world who sits in a large house built of iron. He is surrounded by the spirits of Sun, moon, sky, sea, dawn, darkness and world who are suitors for his daughter (unnamed)....
Spirit name "Nu'tenut Chukchee" East earth spirit who is the owner of the world Siberia(East)
"Pagan" Christian Pagan properly means "belonging to a village";. The Christian Church fixed itself first in cities, the centres of intelligence. Long after it had been established in towns, idolatrous practices continued to be observed in rural districts and villages, so pagan and villager came to mean the same thing.
God name "Pai Chung" China Agriculture god. China
God name "Picvu'cin" Siberia God of hunters who lives in deep ravines, and stays near the Forest. Chukchee, Siberia
God name "Picvu'ciri" Chukchee / Eastern Siberia God of hunters. A diminutive figure who rides on a sled drawn by mice. He is the guardian of reindeer and other animals and is invoked by sacrifice, usually of camp dogs....
God name "Pluto" Roman God of the underworld. Derived from the Greek model of HADES, he abducted the daughter of CERES, PROSERPINA, to reign as his queen. The three-headed dog Cerberus was set to guard the gate of Hades and through the kingdom flowed the two rivers of death, the Cocytus and the Acheron which could be crossed only by the ferryman Charon. According to Roman tradition, the entrance to the underworld was at Avernus in Rome where the Christian church of St. Maria del Inferno was built.See also HADES....
God name "Poxiom" Mayan / Tzeltal Indian, Mesoamerican / Mexico God of disease. Apparently perceived as a star in the sky or a ball of fire. He may also be depicted as a fertility god shelling maize or as a fisherman, doctor, musician or hunter. An image of the god was discovered in the Christian church in Oxchuc, and the Indians were forced to revoke and spit on the icon before it was publicly burnt....
"Quikinna'qu" British The first man. He was the only survivor of an island that had been transformed into a whale by the Thunderbird. Chuckchee, British Columbia
God name "Rahu" Blavatsky The seizer supposed to seize the Sun and moon and thus cause eclipses. "A giant, a Demi-god, the lower part of whose body ended in a dragon or serpent's tail. During the churning of the Ocean, when the gods produced amrita -- the water of Immortality -- he stole some of it, and drinking, became immortal. The Sun and moon, who had detected him in his theft, denounced him to Vishnu, who placed him in the stellar spheres, the upper portion of his body representing the dragon's head and the lower the dragon's tail; the two being the ascending and descending nodes. Since then, Rahu wreaks his vengeance on the Sun and moon by occasionally swallowing them. The secret Doctrine, by H. P. Blavatsky
"Sheela Na Gig" Britain Figurative carvings of naked women displaying an exaggerated vulva. They are found on churches, castles and other buildings, particularly in Ireland and Britain, sometimes together with male figures.
Goddess name "Sheela Na Gig" Celtic / Irish Mother goddess. The primal earth mother closely associated with life and death. One of the rare depictions of Irish Celtic deities that have survived into the Christian era. She is shown naked, with large breasts, with her legs apart and holding open her vagina. The image frequently adorns walls of Irish churches. Also Sheila na Cioch....
God name "T'ung Chung chung" China A god of the skin
Spirit name "Tecei'vune/ Tne'sqan/ Mratna'igrin/ Lietna'igrin/ Na'chitna'igrin" Chukchee / SE Siberia The female spirit of the dawn
"Ten-brel Chug-nyi" Tibetan The twelve interdependent contributories to the origination of all phenomena, equivalent to the Sanskrit nidanas. Tibetan
"Tenan-tomgin" Chukchee Creator. 'One who induces things to be created'. Chukchee
Spirit name "Tenanto'mni" Chukchee / eastern Siberia Creator spirit. An indefinite and remote character living somewhere in the zenith of the sky. He created the world which was then transformed into its present state by the raven-like majordomo KU'URKIL....
Spirit name "Tenato'mni" Chukchee / E Siberia The creator spirit
Spirit name "Tne'sgan (top of the dawn)" Chukchee / southeastern Siberia spirit of the dawn. One of four beings controlling the dawn in different directions. Sacrifice is made and blood is sprinkled in the appropriate direction....
Spirit name "Tnecei'vune" Siberia spirit of the dawn, one of four beings who control the dawn of from different directions. Chukchee, Siberia
Spirit name "Tnecei'vune (dawn walking woman)" Chukchee / southeastern Siberia spirit of the dawn. The female consort of the dawn.See also TNE'SGAN, MRATNA'IRGIN, LIETNA'IRGIN and NA'CHITNA'IRGIN....
God name "Tsao Chun" China God of kitchens and stoves who ascends to heaven every year to report to the Jade Emperor on the good or bad behavior of each family member. China
"Va'irgin" Chukchee / E Siberia The supreme being whose name means "I exist"
Deity name "Va'irgin (I exist)" Chukchee / eastern Siberia Supreme being. A remote and poorly defined character who lives in the zenith of the sky and who created the world. Comparable with the Koryak deity TENANTO'MWAN....
King name "Vairgin" Chukchee The Sun, moon, stars, and constellations are also known as vairgit; but the Sun is a special vairgin, represented as a man clad in a bright garment, driving dogs or reindeer. He descends every evening to his wife, the 'Walking-around-Woman'. The moon is also represented as a man. He is not a vairgin, however, but the son of a kele of the lower worlds. He has a lasso, with which he catches people who look too fixedly at him. Shamans invoke the moon in incantations and spells. Chukchee
"Vairgit" Chukchee Benevolent supernatural beings. Chukchee
"Veronica" Christian It is said that a maiden handed her handkerchief to Jesus on His way to Calvary. He wiped the sweat from his brow, returned the handkerchief to the owner, and went on. The handkerchief was found to bear a perfect likeness of the Saviour, and was called Vera-Iconica (true likeness), and the maiden was ever after called St. Veronica. One of these handkerchiefs is preserved at St. Peter's church in Rome, and another in Milan cathedral. Christian
Goddess name "Victoria" Roman Goddess of victory. Known particularly from the second century BC and closely linked with JUPITER. Became adopted by the Christian church in an angelic capacity....
"White Ladies" Normandy A species of fee in Normandy. They lurk in ravines, fords, bridges, and other narrow passes, and ask the passenger to dance. If they receive a courteous answer, well; but if a refusal, they seize the churl and fling him into a ditch, where thorns and briars may serve to teach him gentleness of manners.
Spirit name "Wu'squus" Chukchee / eastern Siberia spirit of darkness. The personification of the night and the sibling of NA'CHITNA'IRGIN, the spirit of the left-hand dawn....
God name "Yokomatis" N American One of the two great creator-gods of the Chungichnish. The other, his brother, is called Tuchaipa