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List of Gods : "De"   (200++ records)

NameOriginDescription

"A"
Egypt / Greek A, among the Egyptians is denoted by the hieroglyphic which represents the ibis. Among the Greeks it was the symbol of a bad augury in the sacrifices.
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"A'as"
Hittite / Hurrian God of wisdom. Derived from the Mesopotamian model of ENKI / EA. A'as keeps the tablets of fate....
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"ADAD (wind)"
Mesopotamian / Babylonian - Akkadian weather god. His father is the supreme sky god ANU. He is described as a benevolent giver of life in the fields but is also a more violent storm god. His name in Akkadian cuneiform means “wind.” His animal is the bull. In human form he is depicted wearing horned headdress and tiered skirt or robe decorated with astral symbolism. He may carry a scimitar embellished with a single panther head and his symbol is the lightning fork often fixed upon a pair of pincers....
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"ADONIS (lord)"
Lebanon / Syria Fertility and vegetation god. Adonis is modeled on the Mesopotamian dying vegetation god DUMUZI (Hebrew: Tammuz). He appears as a youthful deity. The river Adonis [Nahr Ibrahim] is sacred to him largely because its waters flow red after heavy Winter Rains, having become saturated with ferrous oxide. In Hellenic tradition he is the son of the mythical Cyprian king Cinyras and his mother is MYRRHA. According to Hesiod he is also the son of Phoenix and Alphesiboea. He is the consort of APHRODITE. Tradition has it that he was killed by a boar during a hunting expedition and is condemned to the underworld for six months of each year, during which the earth's vegetation parches and dies under the summer Sun and drought. He was honored in a spring festival when priests in effeminate costume gashed themselves with knives. Frequently depicted nude and sometimes carrying a lyre. Also ATTIS (Phrygian); ATUNIS (Etruscan)....
Goddess name
"AEGIR (water)"
Icelandic / Nordic God of the ocean. A lesser known AESIR god of Asgard concerned with the moods of the sea and their implications for mariners. The river Eider was known to the Vikings as “Aegir's Door.” Aegir is also depicted in some poetry as the “ale brewer,” perhaps an allusion to the caldrons of mead which were thought to come from under the sea (see also the Celtic deities DAGDA and GOBNIU). There are references in literature to Saxons sacrificing captives, probably to Aegir, before setting sail for home. Linked in uncertain manner to the goddess RAN he was believed to have sired nine children, the waves of the sea, who were possibly giantesses....
God name
"AESIR"
Icelandic / Nordic The major race of sky gods in Norse religion. The twelve Aesir gods are headed by OTHIN, the All-Father and probably are, in part, derived from a Germanic pantheon established in prehistory. The Aesir follow a common pattern whereby cultures establish a “senior” pantheon of great gods which usually number seven or twelve....
Goddess name
"AMATERASU-O-MI-KAMI"
Shinto / Japan Sun goddess. The central figure of Shintoism and the ancestral deity of the imperial house. One of the daughters of the primordial god IZANAGI and said to be his favorite offspring, she was born from his left eye. She is the sibling of SUSANO-WO, the storm god. According to mythology she and Susano-Wo are obliged to join each other in order to survive....
Supreme god name
"AME-NO-MINAKA-NUSHI-NOKAMI"
Shinto / Japan Supreme god. he highest deity of the Shinto pantheon and the first to emerge in Takama-No-Hara (the plain of high heaven) when heaven and earth were fashioned. He was born alone, resides in the ninth heaven and has always hidden himself from mortal eyes. A remote and vague figure of whom no images are ever made and toward whom no cult is directed. His name only appears once in the Kojiki and never in the Nihongi. Originally his identity may have been strongly influenced by Chinese religion. His name is linked closely with those of two other lesser primordial beings, TAKA-MI-MISUBI-NO-KAMI and KAMI-MISUBI-NO-KAMI....
Spirit name
"AMOGHASIDDHI"
Buddhist / India The fifth dhyanibuddha or meditation buddha. One of five mystic spiritual counterparts of a human buddha in Vajrayana Buddhism. Color: green. Attributes: staff and sometimes seven-headed snake. Amoghasiddhi is also taken as a tutelary deity in Lamaism [Tibet] in which case his attributes include bell, three monkish robes and prayer wheel. Emanations include Visvapani and many other minor names. See also AKSOBHYA, AMITABHA, RATNASAMBHAVA and VAIROCANA....
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....
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"ASKLEPIOS"
Greek God of physicians and healing. The son of APOLLO and a mortal consort, Coronis, Asklepios lived effectively as a mortal and died as such. He was nonetheless regarded as a deity....
Goddess name
"ASTORETH"
Philistine , Israel, Lebanon Fertility goddess. Astoreth equates with the Syrian goddess ASTARTE, both being modeled on the Mesopotamian ISTAR. She was adopted, typically, as goddess of both love and war. She is usually depicted wearing a horned headdress....
Goddess name
"ATTIS"
Phrygia / northwestern Turkey vegetation god. Attis is a “dying and rising” fertility god modeled on the Mesopotamian DUMUZI. He is considered to have originated as a shepherd. In alternative traditions, KYBELE, the “great mother,” is either his mother or purely his consort. Another legend suggests he was conceived immaculately by the demigoddess NANA when she placed a ripe almond in her bosom....
Goddess name
"AVALOKITESVARA (merciful lord)"
Buddhist / India Bodhisattva or buddhadesignate. One of the most important deities of the Mahayana sect of Buddhism. In Lamaism he is the tutelary god of Tibet. He equates with VIS NU in Hinduism and bears links with PADMAPANI. In cosmic mythology he is a creator deity. Color: white or red. Attributes: blue lotus, image of Amitabha (topmost pyramidal head), lotus, rosary, sword and water jar. NOTE: in Chinese Buddhism he is represented by the goddess Kuan-Tin, and in Japanese by KWANNON....
God name
"Aa Maakhuer"
Egypt Lion god of truthful speech: "he whose voice, or speech, is right and true"; Book of the Dead. Egypt
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"Aam"
Egyptian A name for the god Tem, a form of the Sun god in the city of Annu. Book of the Dead associates Aam with the Sun god Ra. Egyptian
Demon name
"Aamon"
Enoch One of three demons in the service of Satanachia, commander of the first legion of Hell.
Goddess name
"Aasith"
Egypt Goddess of the hunt, war, and the desert Egypt / Syria
Demon name
"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

"Abaddon"
Hebrew The region of the dead, synonym of She'ol in the Old Testament. Hebrew
God name
"Abandinus"
Celtic An obscure Celtic deity, possibly a river-god. He is currently known only from a single inscription from Godmanchester in Cambridgeshire, England: a bronze votive feather is dedicated to him with the fragmentary text "to the god Abandinus, Vatiaucus gave this from his own resources" inscribed on a plaque.
God name
"Abarta"
Ireland Aka Abartach, God of the Tuatha De Danann. or Abarta (performer of feats) was one of the Tuatha Dé Danann. He was also known as the Giolla Deacair (the hard servant) and was associated with Fionn mac Cumhaill. Ireland

"Abas"
Greek A son of Metaneira, was changed by Demeter into a lizard

"Abattur"
Mandaean Judges the dead and weighs souls and their deeds. Mandaean

"Abderus"
Greek One of Heracles's friends, devoured by the horses of Diomede. Diomede gave him his horses to hold, and they devoured him.
Demon name
"Abdiel"
Arabic An Arabic demon said to be the lord of slaves and slavery. His name is derived from the Arabic word 'Abd', meaning 'slave'.
Demon name
"Abduxuel"
Enoch One of the demonic rulers of the lunar mansions.
Deities name
"Abgal"
Sumeria Seven wise-men and the attending deities of the god Enki. Sumeria
Spirit name
"Abgal"
Pre - Islamic northern Arabian (1) Desert god. Known from the Palmyrian desert regions as a tutelary god of Bedouins and camel drivers.(2) Minor attendant spirits. Mesopotamian (Sumerian). Associated with ENKI and residing in the Abzu or primeval water....
Spirit name
"Abgal/ Apkallu"
Sumeria 7 spirits that derived from the the Abzu
God name
"Abhasvara"
India A class of 64 devas or demigods created by Brahman. India
Deities name
"Abhaswaras"
Hindu A class of deities, sixty-four in number, of whose nature little is known. Hindu
Goddess name
"Abhijit"
Hindu Name means triumphator. A benevolent astral deity and goddess of fortune Hindu / Puranic
Goddess name
"Abhijit (victorious)"
Hindu / Puranic Minor goddess of fortune. A benevolent naksatra or astral deity; daughter of DAKSA and consort of CANDRA (SOMA)....
God name
"Abhijnaraja"
Buddhist / Tibet A physician god. He is accounted among a series of Medicine buddhas and typically depicted with stretched earlobes, and color is red. Buddhist / Tibet
God name
"Abhijnaraja"
Buddhist - Lamaist / Tibet Physician god. Accounted among a series of SMAN-BLA (medicine buddhas). Typically depicted with stretched earlobes. Color: red....
Goddess name
"Abhimukhi (friendly disposed)"
Buddhist / Vajrayana Minor goddess. One of twelve deified BHUMIS recognized as different spiritual spheres through which a disciple passes. Color: yellow. Attributes: Book and staff....
Deities name
"Abiala"
Africa wife of Makambi; African deities. She holds a pistol in her hand, and is greatly feared. Her aid is implored in sickness.
Spirit name
"Abida"
Kalmuck A god of the Kalmucks, who receives the souls of the dead at the moment of decease, and gives them permission to enter a new body, either human or not, and have another spell of life on earth. If the spirit is spotless it may, if it likes, rise and live in the air.
Demon name
"Abigor"
Christian A warrior demon who commands sixty legions and a Grand Duke of Hell. Can fortell future and give military advice.
Goddess name
"Abnoba"
Roman / Celtic / European Forest and river goddess. Known locally from the Black Forest region of Germany. The name “Avon,” associated with many rivers, derives from her name....

"Abomination of Desolation"
Roman The Roman standard is so called (Matthew xxiv. 15). As it was set up in the holy temple, it was an abomination; and, as it brought destruction, it was the "abomination of desolation."
Angel name
"Abou Jahia"
Arab The angel of death in Mohammedan mythology. Called Azrael by the Arabs, and Mordad by the Persians.
Deity name
"Abracadabra"
Assyrians A charm. It is said that Abracadabra was the supreme deity of the Assyrians. Q. Severus Sammonicus recommended the use of the word as a powerful antidote against ague, flux, and toothache. The word was to be written on parchment, and suspended round the neck by a linen thread.
Deity name
"Abracax"
Greek Also written Abraxas or Abrasax, in Persian mythology denotes the Supreme Being. In Greek notation it stands for 365. In Persian mythology Abracax presides over 365 impersonated virtues, one of which is supposed to prevail on each day of the year. In the second century the word was employed by the Basilidians for the deity; it was also the principle of the Gnostic hierarchy, and that from which sprang their numerous Æons.
Deity name
"Abraxas"
Greek Aka Abraxis, Abrsax, viewed as the supreme deity and the source of Divine emanations, the ruler of all the 365 heavens, or circles of creation--one for each day of the year. The number 365 corresponds to the numerical value of the seven Greek letters that form the word abraxas. The name Abraxas was taken from abra-cadabra.
Deity name
"Absu aka Abziu"
Mesopotamia Primordial deity of underground water Mesopotamia / Sumeria
Deity name
"Abziu"
Sumeria / Mesopotamia The primordial deity of underground water
Deity name
"Abzu"
Mesopotamian / Sumerian Primordial deity of underground waters. His center of cult is at Eridu (southern Mesopotamia), and he was replaced in Akkadian times by APSU....
Spirit name
"Acacila"
Aymara Indian / Peru / Bolivia—Titicaca Basin Animistic spirit. One of a group of vaguely defined beings who control the weather, including Rain, hail and frost....
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"Acala"
India / Buddhism This god is protector of of the teaching & defends temples
Goddess name
"Acala (immovable)"
Buddhist / Vajrayana (1) Minor goddess. One of twelve deified BHUMIS recognized as different spiritual spheres through which a disciple passes. Color: white. Attributes: staff on a lotus.(2) Tutelary god. Buddhist (Mahayana). Also a dikpala or guardian of the northeastern quarter. Color: blue. Attributes: jewel, lotus, staff and sword....
King name
"Acala aka Achala"
Buddhist / India Acala, is the best known of the Five Wisdom kings of the Womb Realm. Acala means "The Immovable One" in Sanskrit. Acala is also the name of the eighth of the ten stages of the path to buddhahood. Acala is the destroyer of delusion and the protector of Buddhism. Buddhist / India
Ghost name
"Acheri"
Indian They are the ghosts of little girls, who live on the tops of mountains but descend at night to hold their revels in more convenient places. Indian
Hero name
"Acheron"
Greek Acheron a son of Helios and Gaea or Demeter, and was changed into the river bearing his name in the lower world, because he had refreshed the Titans with drink during their contest with Zeus.
Deities name
"Acolmiztli (shoulder-lion)"
Aztec / Mesoamerican / Mexico Minor chthonic underworld god. One of the deities collectively classed as the MICTLANTECUHTLI complex....
Deities name
"Acolnahuacatl"
Aztec / Mesoamerican / Mexico Minor chthonic underworld god. One of the deities collectively classed as the MICTLANTECUHTLI complex....
King name
"Acrisius"
Greek A mythical king of Argos, and a son of Abas and Ocalea (or Aglaea, depending on the author). He quarrelled constantly with his twin brother Proetus, inventing bucklers in the process, and in the end expelled him to Tiryns.

"Actiacus"
Greek A surname of Apollo, derived from Actium, one of the principal places of his worship. Greek
Spirit name
"Adamastor"
Greek The spirit of the stormy Cape (Good Hope), described by Camoens in the Lusiad as a hideous phantom. According to Barreto, he was one of the giants who invaded heaven.
Demon name
"Addanc aka adanc"
Welsh Addane, afanc, avanc, abhac, abac, a lake monster that also appears in Celtic and British folklore. It is described alternately as resembling a crocodile, beaver or dwarf, and is sometimes said to be a demon. The lake in which it dwells also varies; it is variously said to live in Llyn Llion, Llyn Barfog, near Brynberian Bridge or in Llyn yr Afanc, a lake in Betws-y-Coed that was named after the creature. Welsh

"Aderyn y Corph"
Welsh A supernatural bird which appears as a foreteller of death. Welsh
Goddess name
"Adhimukticarya"
Buddhist Minor goddess and deified Bhumis Buddhist / Vajrayana
Goddess name
"Adhimukticarya"
Buddhist / Vajrayana Minor goddess. One of twelve deified BHUMIS recognized as different spiritual spheres through which a disciple passes. Color: red. Attributes: red lotus and staff....
Deities name
"Adibuddha (the primeval buddha)"
Buddhist The original BUDDHA. The primordial force in the cosmos from whom the five DHYANIBUDDHAS arose. The embodiment of the concept of emptiness. He is considered by some authorities to be identical with Vaharaja and Vajrasattva. His image, sitting on a lotus leaf, is often carried by other Buddhist deities. Epithets include Svabhava (self-creating), Svayambhu (self-enlightened)....
Goddess name
"Adikia"
Greek The goddess of injustice and wrong-doing. She was depicted as an ugly barbarian woman with tattooed skin. Greek
Goddess name
"Adikia"
Greek Goddess of injustice. An ugly figure who is depicted on the Kypselos Chest being throttled by the goddess of justice DIKE....
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
Goddess name
"Adrastea"
Hellenized Phrygian / northwestern Turkey mountain goddess. Probably derived from a local...
God name
"Adroa"
Africa A god of the Lugbara people of central Africa. Adroa has two aspects: one good and one evil. He is the creator of heaven and earth, and he appears to those about to die. Adroa is depicted as a tall, white man with only half a body – one eye, one arm, one leg, one ear. Africa
God name
"Aeacos"
Greco - Roman Chthonic underworld god. One of three judges of Hades assessing the souls of the dead entering the underworld (see also MINOS and RHADAMANTHOS). Identified by Plato as the son of ZEUS and Aigina. In the Theogony (Hesiod), Aeacos is also the consort of Psamathe and father of Phocos. Also Aiakos....
Goddess name
"Aebhel aka Aeval"
Ireland Goddess who in popular legend is a faery, who held a midnight court to hear the debate on whether the men were keeping their women sexually satisfied. She commanded that the men bow to the women's sexual wishes. Rules over Lust, sex magic, wisdom in making judgements. Ireland
God name
"Aega"
Greek A daughter of Olenus, who was a descendant of Hephaestus. Aega and her sister Helice nursed the infant Zeus in Crete, and the former was afterwards changed by the god into the constellation called Capella. Greek

"Aegis"
Greek In Homer, is the shield or buckler of Zeus, fashioned for him by Hephaestus, furnished with tassels and bearing the Gorgon's head in the centre. Originally symbolic of the storm-cloud, it is probably derived from aisso, signifying rapid, violent motion.
God name
"Aeolos"
Greek God of storms and winds. One of the sons of POSEIDON, said to have presented the winds in a leather bag to the hero Odysseus, and to have given the sail to seafarers. According to legend his home was the Aeolian Island [Lipari Island]. In one legend he is married to EOS and is the father of six sons, the various directional winds. The hexagonal Temple of winds, on each side of which is depicted a flying figure of one of the winds, and which is dedicated to Aeolos, still stands at Athens....
God name
"Aeolus"
Roman God of storms and winds. Derived from the Greek storm god AEOLOS, he is the consort of AURORA and the father of six sons, BOREAS the north wind, CORUS the northwest wind, AQUILO the west wind, NOTUS the southwest wind, Eurus the east wind and ZEPHYRUS the south wind....
Spirit name
"Aequitas"
Greek A minor spirit of fair dealing from 300 BCE
Spirit name
"Aequitas"
Roman Minor god. spirit of fair dealing, known particularly from the second century BC....
Goddess name
"Aequitas aka Aecetia"
Roman Was the goddess of fair trade and honest merchants. Like Abundantia, she is depicted with a cornucopia, representing wealth from commerce. Roman
Demon name
"Aerial Demons"
Greek One of the six classes of demons identified by medieval theologians. They roam through the air but remain close to human beings.
God name
"Aesculapius"
Roman God of healing. Developed from the Greek deity ASKLEPIOS and introduced into Rome in 293 BC as a plague god. Attributes include the caduceus (winged scepter), the symbol of modern Medicine....
Archangel name
"Aeshma"
Persian A small hairy demon able to make men perform cruel acts. One of seven archangels of the Persians. Persian
Demon name
"Aesma"
Persian An outrageous and assaulting demon, whose name has been thought to be reflected as Asmodaeus in the Book of Tobit. Persian
Demon name
"Aesma Daeva"
Persia 'Fury'. demon of lust and anger. Gets very angry at cows. Persia
Deities name
"Aether"
Greco - Roman Primordial god of light. A remote cosmic deity, the son of EREBOS (darkness) and NYX (night) who overthrew these archetypal deities of chaos. In Hesiod's Epic Cycle he is also described as the father of OURANOS....
Nymph name
"Aetna"
Roman A Sicilian nymph, and according to Alcimus, a daughter of Uranus and Gaea, or of Briareus. Simonides said that she had acted as arbitrator between Hephaestus and Demeter respecting the possession of Sicily.
Goddess name
"Aeval .Aibell Aoibhell"
Celtic Aeval aka Aibell Aoibhell, was a goddess or fairy queen of Munster. She determined if husbands were sexually satsifying their wives. Celtic
Goddess name
"Agaman Nibo"
Haiti Goddess of the dead. Haiti
King name
"Agamemnon"
Greek A son of Pleisthenes and grandson of Atreus, king of Mycenae, in whose house Agamemnon and Menelaus were educated after the death of their father. (Apollodorus. iii. ) Homer and several other writers call him a son of Atreus, grandson of Pelops, and great-grandson of Tantalus.
Demon name
"Agares / Aguares"
Greek Agares aka Aguares devil. Wierius' hierarchy states Agares is the demon of courage Grand Duke of the eastern regions of Hell, commander of thirty-one legions.
Demon name
"Agas"
Iran demon of illness, especially the eyes. Iran
Spirit name
"Agathos Daimon (good demon)"
Greco - Roman God of fortune. Known locally from Alexandria and depicted in the form of a snake. May have originated as an androgynous fertility spirit, but later becomes identified as the consort of Agathe Tyche (see TYCHE). Libations were made regularly to this deity after meals and he was regarded as a friendly household guardian....
King name
"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.
God name
"Agdistes"
Greek The god who kept the porch of the "Bower of Bliss." He united in his own person the two sexes, and sprang from the stone Agdus, parts of which were taken by Deucalion and Pyrrha to cast over their shoulders, after the flood, for re-peopling the world. Greek
Deity name
"Aglibol"
Roman / Syria / Greek / Palmaryia A lunar deity in the ancient Syrian city of Palmyra. His name means "Calf of Bel" ("Calf of the Lord"). He is depicted with a Lunar disk decorating his head, and sometimes his shoulders. Roman / Syria / Greek / Palmaryia
Deities name
"Agnostos Theos"
Greco - Roman The unknown god(s) usually addressed in the plural form. They were the subject of altar inscriptions, particularly in Athens, probably out of concern lest certain less popular deities be neglected or forgotten....

"Agrotera"
Greek The huntress, a surname of Artemis. At Agrae on the Ilissus, where she was believed to have first hunted after her arrival from Delos, Artemis Agrotera had a temple with a statue carrying a bow. Greek

"Agyieus"
Greek A surname of Apollo describing him as the protector of the streets and public places. Greek
God name
"Ah Bolom Tzacab"
Mayan Meaning "the lead-nosed god," he was a god of Agriculture, thunder and Rain. He was depicted with a leaf in his nose. Mayan
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....
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 Cuxtal (come to hfe)"
Mayan / Lacandon, Mesoamerican / Mexico God of birth. Responsible for the safe delivery of women....
God name
"Ah Hulneb (he of the spear thrower)"
Mayan / Mesoamerican / Mexico God of war. The local guardian deity of the city of Cozumel....
Goddess name
"Ah Kin (he of the sun)"
Mayan / Mesoamerican / Mexico Sun god. A deity of ambivalent personality, the young suitor of the moon goddess Acna, also the aged Sun god in the sky. He is feared as the bringer of drought, but also protects mankind from the powers of evil associated with darkness. Said to be carried through the underworld at night on the shoulders of the god Sucunyum. Ah Kin is prayed to at Sunrise and rituals include the burning of incense. He is invoked to cure illness and to bring wives to bachelors. Attributes include a square third eye subtended by a loop, a strong Roman nose, a squint and incisor teeth filed to a T-shape. Also Acan Chob (Lacandon); Chi Chac Chob; Kinich Ahau; God G....
Deities name
"Ah Kumix Uiinicob"
Mayan / Yucatec, Mesoamerican / Mexico Attendant water gods. The four diminutive deities which take over from the giant AH PATNAR UINICOB deities during the dry season....
God name
"Ah Muun"
Mayan / Yucatec, Mesoamerican / Mexico Maize god. The deity responsible for protecting the unripe maize....
Deities name
"Ah Muuzencab"
Mayan / Yucatec, Mesoamerican / Mexico Bee gods. The patron deities of apiarists still invoked in parts of the Yucatan. They are thought to be represented iconographically on the tops and bottoms of stone columns at the site of Chichen Itza as aged men with long beards and upraised arms. They wear loin cloths with distinctive cross hatching....
Deities name
"Ah Patnar Uinicob (owners of the jars men)"
Mayan / Yucatec, Mesoamerican / Mexico Attendant water gods. Four huge deities who pour water on to the earth from jars. The end of the dry season is marked on May 3, completing an eight day Rain ceremony....
God name
"Ah Puch"
Maya He is the god of death
Deities name
"Ah Tabai"
Mayan / Mesoamerican / Mexico Hunting god. One of a number of deities in Mayan religion identified with the hunt and the protec tion of animals....
God name
"Ah Uincir Dz'acab"
Mayan / Chorti, Meso american / eastern Guatemala God of healing. The patron of herbalists and concerned with the preparation of remedies, he is depicted as having male and female identities, each concerned with the healing of their respective sexes. Also Ah Uincir Kopot....
God name
"Ah Uuc Ticab"
Mayan / Mesoamerican / Mexico Chthonic god. Minor fertility and vegetation deity....
Demon name
"Ahi"
Hindu A serpent aka Vritra, the Vedic demon of drought. Hindu
Demon name
"Ahlmakoh"
Islands A demoniac wood-spirit. His nasal mucus plays an important part in rituals and is valued as an amulet for invulnerability. Vancouver Islands
Spirit name
"Ahnfrau"
German An ancestress whose spirit appears to give warning of an approaching disaster or death. German
Deity name
"Ahone"
Virginia Supreme deity of the Powhatan who was indifferent to worship. Virginia
Spirit name
"Ahriman"
Zoroastrianism The supreme evil spirit & lord of the darkness and death
God name
"Ahriman"
Zoroastrian / Farsi Per sian Chthonic god of darkness. The antagonist of AHURA MAZDA, god of light, and his attendant, MITHRA. The name is a modern derivation of the original Avestan title ANGRU MAINYU. Ahriman is said to have tried to persuade his attendant animals, including the scor pion, ant and snake, to drink the blood of the bull slain by Mithra in the primeval legend of dualistic conflict (see Mithra); if he had succeeded he would have prevented life from forming on earth. In another legend he tried to thwart Ahura Mazda by sending a flood to destroy the world. Also recog nized in Roman Mithraism. Rituals included ani mal sacrifice. Also ARIMANIUS (Roman)....
Spirit name
"Ahriman / Arimanius / Angra Mainya,"
Zoroaster Aka Arimanius or Angra Mainya, stood high in the ranks of the enemies who opposed Ahura Mazda (aka Ohrmazd or Oromasdes). Ahriman is thought to be the first personification of "the devil"; the supreme evil spirit and lord of the darkness and death.
God name
"Ahti (or Ahto)"
Finland God of the depths, giver of fish.

"Ahura Mazda"
Persia An exalted divinity of ancient proto-Indo-Iranian religion that was subsequently declared by Zarathustra (Zoroaster) to be the one uncreated creator of all. Persia
Supreme god name
"Ai Apaec"
Mochica Indian / pre - Columbian South America / northern coast of Peru Supreme god. Probably originated as a jaguar god but came to rule the destinies of the world. He was thought to live like ordinary people and could reveal himself as man or god at will. He is depicted in anthropomorphic form, but with huge fangs and a cat-like wrinkled face with whiskers coming from his nose. He received sacrificial victims hurled from the top of a high cliff....
Supreme god name
"Ai Apec"
Peru Supreme god who rules the destinies of the world. Fond of strangling shore demons. Peru
Supreme god name
"Ai Apec Mochica"
Peru The supreme god that rules the destinies of the world
Goddess name
"Aiaru"
Polynesia Goddess who predicts death. One of the Seven Guardians of the world. Polynesia
Goddess name
"Aibheaeg"
Ireland Fire goddess who had a magic well that contained mighty healing powers, especially effective against toothache so long as the petitioner left a small white stone at the well to represent the decayed tooth. She is associated with wells and the number 5. Ireland
Goddess name
"Aife aka Aoife"
Ireland / Scotland Goddess and queen of the Isle of Shadow. She ran a school for warriors, but her school was less successful than her sister, Scathach's, school. Aife was not vulnerable to magic, and commanded a legion of fierce horsewomen. She stole an alphabet of knowledge from the deities to give to humankind. For that infraction, she was transformed into a crane by the elder deities. Ireland / Scotland
Goddess name
"Ailsie"
Cherokee Devoted to God. Goddess of water and pools Cherokee
Demon name
"Aim"
Christian Aka Haborym, Aym, is a fire demon and a duke of hell, who commands 26 legions. He appears holding a torch and riding a viper and he has 3 heads: a serpent, a man, and a cat.
Goddess name
"Ain/ Aine"
Irish A goddess of war, of fertility, love & of Midsummer Lair Derg
Goddess name
"Aine"
Ireland A faerie goddess, sister to Fennine, daughter to Egogabal who was a king of the Tuatha de Danann. Ireland
Goddess name
"Aine of Knockaine"
Ireland moon Goddess who was connected with the Summer Solstice. Goddess of war, fertility, love and Midsummer Lair Derg Ireland
Goddess name
"Aino"
Japan The name Fuji is believed to be derived from "Huchi" or "Fuchi", the words for the Aino Goddess of Fire. Japan
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
God name
"Aizen-Myo-o"
Japan / Shinto The god of love and lust. Originally a Hindu deity, Ragaraja, Aizen Myo-o became part of Buddhism, and Kobo Daishi Kukai transmitted the teaching of him to Japan. Japan / Shinto
God name
"Aja"
Surya Is the son of king Raghu, and thus a scion of the Ikshavaku dynasty, who claimed descent from the Sun-God Surya. His paternal grandfather was the pious king Dileepa. king Aja's consort was the heavenly nymph Indumati; they were the parents of king Dasaratha of Ayodhya, who was the father of Rama.
Deities name
"Aji-Shiki-Taka-Hiko-Ne"
Shinto / Japan Rain god. One of the RAIJIN deities whose name is often linked with that of KAMO-WAKA-IKAZUCHI....
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....
Monster name
"Akandoji"
Shinto This monster had stolen a great deal of gold and silver from the villagers. It was said that he was so terrible that no one dared go against him, to try to recover the riches. Shinto
Spirit name
"Akasagarbha (essence of tbe sky)"
Buddhist / Mahayana / / Lamaist / Tibet Astral god. One of the BODHISATTVAS or spiritual meditation buddhas. He lives in the “womb of the sky.” Color: green. Attributes: Book, jewel, lotus and Sun disc. Also Khagarbha. In Japanese Buddhism this deity becomes the god Kokuzo....
God name
"Akelos"
Greek River god. The son of OKEANOS and TETHYS. According to mythology he was a rival suitor for Deianeira who became the wife of HERAKLES. He was the consort of Melpomene and his daughters were allegedly the sirenes. A river of the same name runs into the Ionian Sea. Attributes include bull horns. Also Achlae (Etrurian)....
Deity name
"Akert khentet auset[s]"
Egypt Book of the Dead deity. Egypt
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....
Goddess name
"Akonadi"
Ghanaian / West Africa Oracular goddess. Known in the region around Accra where she has had a celebrated oracular shrine. She is regarded as a goddess of justice and a guardian deity of women....
God name
"Akongo"
Ngombe / Democratic Republic of Congo, central Africa Creator god. The supreme deity considered to have given the world, and all that is in it, form and substance....

"Aksayajnana-Karmanda"
Buddhist 1 of the 12 Dharnis & the deification of literature

"Aksayajnana-Karmanda (undecaying knowledge of Karma)"
Buddhist Deification of literature. One of a group of twelve DHARANIS. Color: red. Attributes: basket with jewels, and staff....
Deity name
"Akuj"
Africa Chief deity associated with the sky. Turkana Africa
Deity name
"Akuj Akuj"
Africa The chief deity
Deities name
"Akuti"
Hindu The daughter of Manu, who was given to Ruchi. Her twins, Yajña and Dakshina, became husband and wife and had twelve sons, the deities called Yamas. Hindu
King name
"Al-A'war"
Jewish A son of Iblis, a jinn who encourages debauchery and jolly bonking. Jewish
Goddess name
"Ala"
Ibo / eastern Nigeria, West Africa Chthonic fertility goddess. A popular deity who is also goddess of the underworld linked with a cult of the dead (which rest in her womb). Her temple is the Mbari which contains a cult statue depicting the goddess seated with a child in her arms and adorned with the crescent moon. She is flanked by attendant deities. She enjoys a profusion of local shrines which are well supplied with votive offerings. Serious crimes including murder are considered to be offenses against her. An annual yam festival is celebrated in her honor. Also Ale, Ana, ANI....
Goddess name
"Ala Ibo"
Nigeria Goddess of the earth in its dual aspect of fertility and death. Nigeria
Goddess name
"Ala aka Ale"
Africa Ana, Ani, Chthonic fertility goddess who is also goddess of the underworld linked with a cult of the dead, which rest in her womb . Ibo Eastern Nigeria, West Africa
Deities name
"Alad Udug Lama"
Mesopotamian / Sumerian / Babylonian - Akkadian Collective name of guardian deities. Vague spirits who accompany major deities and dispense good fortune....

"Alagonia"
Greek A daughter of Zeus and Europa, from whom Alagonia, a town in Laconia, derived its name. Greek
Hero name
"Alalcomeneis"
Greek A surname of Athena, derived from the hero Alalcomenes, signifies "powerful defender".
God name
"Alalu"
Hittite / Hurrian Primordial god. The archetypal deity who precedes AN(U) in the formation of the cosmos. He was identified by the Greeks as HYPSISTOS (the highest)....
Spirit name
"Alastor"
Greek A mortal that became a minor spirit that avenged evil deeds & demanded vengeance for crimes
Deities name
"Alatangana"
Africa With Sa, one of two creator deities he created land from swamp and placed vegetation on earth. He then eloped with the Sa's daughter and fathered seven boys and seven girls. Kono - Eastern Guinea, West Africa
Deities name
"Alatangana"
Kono / eastern Guinea, West Africa Creator god. One of two creator deities; the other is SA. ALATANGANA created land from swamp and placed vegetation on earth. VAJRAPANI and a large number of minor names.See also AMITABHA, AMOGHASIDDHI, RATNASAMBHAVA and VAIROCANA....
Deities name
"Alatangana Kono"
Africa One of the two creator deities, this god created land from swamp Africa(west) / Guinea
Demon name
"Alauwaimis"
Hittite demon who drives away evil and sickness Hittite

"Albadara"
Arab A bone which the Arabs say defies destruction, and which; at the resurrection, will be the germ of the new body. The Jews called it Luz and the "Os sacrum" refers probably to the same superstition.
Deities name
"Alcis"
Germanic / possibly Icelandic / Nordic Unknown status. The Alcis are twin deities (brothers) known only as sons of the sky gods. From Germanic times we have a La Tene urn with pictures of paired men on horseback and linked by a wooden beam. Tacitus describes the worship of twin gods by the Naharvali tribe, their priests dressed in effeminate costume (see also the Phrygian deity ATTIS). They may have been worshiped in Forest sanctuaries along the northern coast of Europe....
Demon name
"Alcmaeon"
Greek A son of Amphiaraus and Eriphyle, and brother of Amphilochus, Eurydice, and demonassa. (Apollodorus iii) His mother was induced by the necklace of Harmonia, which she received from Polyneices, to persuade her husband Amphiaraus to take part in the expedition against Thebes.

"Alichino"
Roman Wing-drooped. A devil, in The Inferno of Dante.

"Alifanfaron the giant"
Greek Don Quixote attacked a flock of sheep, which he declared to be the army of the giant Alifanfaron. Similarly Ajax, in a fit of madness, fell upon a flock of sheep, which he mistook for Grecian princes.
God name
"Alignak"
Inuit A lunar deity and god of weather, water, tides, eclipses and earthquakes. Inuit
Goddess name
"Alkonost"
Greek The bird of Paradise in Slavic mythology. It has the body of a bird with the face of a woman. The name Alkonost came from the name of Greek demi-goddess Alcyone transformed by gods into a kingfisher.
Goddess name
"Almha"
Ireland Goddess of the Tuatha De Danann and a hill in southern Ireland was named for her. Ireland

"Aloeidae"
Greek Aloiadae, Aloadae, are patronymic forms from Aloeus, but are used to designate the two sons of his wife Iphimedeia by Poseidon: viz. Otus and Ephialtes.
Deities name
"Alom"
Mayan sky god and one of the creator deities who participated in the last two attempts at creating humanity. Mayan
Goddess name
"Alpanu"
Etruscan Chthonic underworld goddess. Depicted wearing jewels, a loose cloak and sandals but otherwise naked. Also arguably a goddess of sexual love....
Goddess name
"Alpanu aka Alpan"
Etruscan Goddess of love and one of the Lasas, and a ruler of the underworld. Possibly equated with the Greek goddess Persephone. In art, she was usually depicted as a nude or semi-nude winged maiden. Etruscan
God name
"Alpheus"
Greece Alpheus as man. Hunting in the Forests of Greece, Alpheus saw Artemis and desired her. Alpheus as a river (present Alfeios River) and river-god, thus like most river-gods a son of Oceanus and Tethys.
Spirit name
"Alpleich or Elfenreigen"
Greek The weird spirit-song, the music which some hear before death.
Demon name
"Alrinach"
Eastern The demon who causes shipwrecks and presides over storms, Rain, hail and earthquakes. Appears in the form and dress of a woman. Eastern mythology
King name
"Althaea"
Greek A daughter of the Aetolian king Thestius and Eurythemis, and sister of Lecla, Hypermnestra, Iphiclus, Euippus, etc. She was married to Oeneus, king of Calydon, by whom she became the mother of Troxeus, Thyreus, Clymenus, and Meleager, and of two daughters, Gorge and Deianeira. (Apollodorus i) Apollodorus states, that according to some, Meleager was regarded as the fruit of her intercourse with Ares, and that she was mother of Deianeira by Dionysus.
Demon name
"Alu"
Babylonian The strong one. A Babylonian demon.
Spirit name
"Alwantin"
Deccan The spirit of a pregnant woman who died in childbirth. Deccan
God name
"Am-Heh"
Egypt underworld god and minor deity who lives in a lake of fire. Egypt
God name
"Am-Heh"
Egypt Chthonic underworld god. A minor deity said to inhabit a lake of fire. The so-called “devourer of the millions.” Depicted with the head of a hound....
Goddess name
"Ama No Uzume"
Japan The goddess of dawn and revelry in the Shinto. She famously relates to the tale of the missing Sun deity, Amaterasu. Japan
Goddess name
"Ama-Tsu-Mara"
Shinto / Japan God of smiths. Depicted as a one-eyed ithyphallic god comparable to the Greek Cyclopes. He is strongly instrumental in fashioning the “perfect Divine mirror” with which the Sun goddess, AMATERASU, is lured from her cave. Also Ma-Hiko-Tsu-No-Kami....
Deities name
"Ama-no-Koyane-no-mikoto"
Japan / Shinto Is a kami, a male deity of the Japanese religion of Shinto. He is one of the deities of Kasuga Shrine, Nara, Japan and is considered to be an ancestor of the Fujiwara family. Japan / Shinto
Deity name
"Amaethon / Amathaon"
Celtic Amaethon aka Amathaon ‘great ploughman', was a son of Don and an agricultural deity. Celtic

"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
Goddess name
"Amaltheia"
Crete The nurse of the infant Zeus after his birth in Crete. The ancients themselves appear to have been as uncertain about the etymology of the name as about the real nature of Amaltheia. Hesychius derives it from the verb to nourish or to enrich, others from firm or hard; and others again from to signify the Divine goat, or the tender goddess. The common derivation is from to milk or suck.
Demon name
"Amarum"
Equador One of the most formidable demons, he father of witchcraft and appears in the form of a huge water-boa. Quichas
Goddess name
"Amat-Asherat"
Phonecian Minor Goddess of alchemy and conjuration. Banished by El to the desert, where she raised shinx-like creatures with a lion and a human head to fight Baal. Phonecian
Goddess name
"Amaterasu"
Japan / Shinto Sun Goddess, to unite the gods, she is given the highest respect The Great Ise Shrine in the east coast of Japan is dedicated to her. called Amaterasusume Omikami. Japan / Shinto

"Amathes"
Greek A son of Heracles, from whom the town of Amathus in Cyprus was believed to have derived its name.

"Amathusia"
Greek A surname of Aphrodite, which is derived from the town of Amathus in Cyprus.
Goddess name
"Amaunet (the hidden one)"
Egypt / Upper Fertility goddess. Amaunet seems to have a taken a role as an early consort of AMUN, one of the eight deities of the OGDOAD and representing hidden power. In that context she is depicted anthropomorphically but with the head of a snake. She is shown in reliefs and as the subject of a notable statue from the Record Hall of Tuthmosis III at the Karnak complex of Thebes, where she was recognized as a benign protective deity especially called on at times of royal accession. As a fertility goddess she was largely eclipsed by the goddess MUT. She is sometimes equated with NEITH, the creator goddess of Sais, and her attributes may include the red crown of the Delta....
Goddess name
"Amba"
India Goddess of the earth, one of the deities of Pre-Aryan race, which Aryans absorbed in their pantheon. India
Demon name
"Ambika"
Hindu A feminine personification of Parvati in Hindu mythology who could transform herself into the fearsome Kali and kill demons with a supersonic hum. Hindu
God name
"Ambisagrus aka Bussumarus"
Britain Originally from Gaul, where his Celtic identity was lost during the Roman takeover where he took all the characteristics of the Roman God Jupiter. weather deity who controlled the Rain, wind, hail and fog. Britain