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List of Gods   : "Eastern"

NameOriginDescription
Spirit name "ARSAN DUOLAI" Yakut / eastern Siberia Chief spirit of the underworld. terrible dweller of the underground world...
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.
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 "Aker" Egypt Chthonic earth god of passage. Known from the Old kingdom (circa 2700 BC onward). Controls the interface between eastern and western horizons of the underworld, and is the guardian of the gate through which the king passes into the underworld. Aker provides a safe course for the barque of the Sun god during its passage through the underworld at night. He may be seen as the socket holding the boat's mast. He is also considered benevolent against snake bites. Represented by opposite facing pairs of human or lion heads....
"Aksobhya" Buddhist 'immovable' or 'imperturbable' - is the name given to a Buddha who is said to reside in the eastern Paradise of Abhirati. Buddhist
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 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 "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....
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
Goddess name "An i" Egypt / Upper Guardian deity. Seems to have become assimilated with HORUS and was one of the protectors of the eastern sky in which the Sun rises. According to some texts he is also responsible for the decapitation of the goddess HATHOR in a conflict for the throne of Egypt. Anti is known from Middle kingdom coffin texts (circa 2000 BC). Depicted as a falcon, or a human with a falcon's head, standing on a crescent-shaped barque....
Goddess name "Anaitis" Persian / Iran Fertility goddess. Her influence extended through eastern Europe. In pre-Christian Armenia, the center of her cult was at Acilisena where noble families regularly surrendered their daughters to service as cultic prostitutes....
Angel name "Anitor" Eastern By the virtue of these most holy angelic Names do I clothe myself, O Lord, in my Sabbath garments, that so I may fulfil, even unto their term, all things which I desire to effect through Thee, Most Holy ADONAY, Whose kingdom and rule endure for ever and ever. Amen. From the Key of Solomon
Deity name "Anti" Egypt Guardian deity of the eastern sky. Egypt
Hero name "Belus" Greek A son of Poseidon by Libya or Eurynome. He was a twin-brother of Agenor, and father of Aegyptus and Danaus. He was believed to be the ancestral hero and national divinity of several eastern nations, from whence the legends about him were transplanted to Greece and became mixed up with Greek myths. Greek
God name "Camaxtli aka Mixcoatl-Camaxtli" Aztec A god of hunting, war, fate and fire and one of the four creator gods, who made the earth. He leads human sacrifices and warriors who have been slain in battle to the eastern sky, where they become stars. Aztec
God name "Chamer" Mayan / Chorti, Mesoamerican / eastern Guatemala God of death. Appears as a skeleton dressed in white. His consort is Xtabai. Attributes include a scythe with a bone blade, probably copied from the traditions of Christian immigrants....
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....
Goddess name "Cunda" Buddhist / eastern Bengal / Tibet Goddess. An emanation of Vajrasattva or Vairocana. A female BODHISATTVA or buddha-designate. Also seen separately as a deification of literature, one of a group of twelve DHARANIS. She may stand upon a man. Color: white or green. Very large variety of attributes. Also Aryacunda....
God name "Di Jun" China God of the eastern sky China
"Dictaeus" Greek A surname of Zeus, derived from mount Dicte in the eastern part of Crete. Greek
Spirit name "Genii" Eastern Genie and genius. Eastern spirits, whether good or bad, who preside over a man or nation.
Angel name "Genii" Roman Were attendant spirits. Everyone had two of these tutelaries from his cradle to his grave. But the Roman genii differ in many respects from the Eastern. The Roman genii were tutelary spirits, very similar to the guardian angels spoken of in the Hebrew Scripture. Roman
God name "Harakhti" Egypt A form of the god HORUS. The aspect of the god who rises at dawn in the eastern sky. According to Pyramid Texts, the king is born on the eastern horizon as Harakhti, which contradicts the more commonly held belief that the king is the son of RE, the Sun god....
God name "Harmachis [Greek]" Egypt Form of the god HORUS. Harmachis is Horus as the Sun god. Inscriptions from the New kingdom (circa 1550-1000 BC) identify the sphinx at Giza as Harmachis looking toward the eastern horizon. Also Har-em-akhet (Egyptian)....
God name "Hastseyalti" Navaho Talking God, God of the dawn and the eastern sky. Navaho
God name "Hastseyalti (talking elder)" Navaho / USA Chief of gods. Not regarded as a creator deity, but god of the dawn and the eastern sky. Also guardian of animals in the hunt and, possibly, of corn. Regarded as a benevolent deity who aids mankind and cures disease. He also has a malevolent aspect in which he can cast evil spells. His priest invokes him in a ceremonial dance wearing a white mask with a symbol consisting of a corn stalk with two ears. At the bottom is a horizontal yellow band representing evening light, with eight vertical black strokes representing Rain. Also Yebitsai....
God name "Huang Fei-hu" China Originally an earth god who was promoted to the god Tai mountain eastern China and he now judges the souls of the dead when they come to his mountain. China
Goddess name "Iabet" Egypt The goddess of the Eastern Desert, of fertility and rebirth. She was a personification of the land of the east. Egypt
Goddess name "Immap Ukua" Inuit / eastern Greenland Sea goddess. The mother of all sea creatures and invoked by fishermen and seal-hunters. See also SEDNA....
Planet name "Inanna" Sumaria queen moon. Near Eastern queen of heaven. She ruled over the stars, planets, water, and light. Also symbolizes love, destruction of the indestructible, health, the moon workings. Sumaria
Spirit name "Ka'cak" Siberian Inuit / eastern Siberia Sea spirit. A fierce old woman who lives in the ocean depths and owns all the creatures of the sea. She is said to feed off the bodies of drowned fishermen and is the subject of sacrifice.See also ARNAKUA'GSAK....
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)....
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....
Spirit name "Kini' je" Yukaghir / eastern Siberia sky spirit. The being in charge of keeping account of time. Also Ki'njen....
God name "Kitanitowit (good creator)" Algonquin Indian / eastern Canada Creator god. The first being who is present everywhere in the universe. He is invisible and is represented diagrammatically by a point surrounded by a circle on which are marked the four quarters....
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....
Spirit name "Kuju" Yukaghir / eastern Siberia sky spirit. A benevolent being who supplies mankind with food. When fish appear in great numbers in the lakes, they are thought to have fallen from the sky....
Spirit name "Kwoth" Sudan Is considered to be the spirit in or of the sky. Like all spirits Kwoth is invisible and omnipresent, but he manifests himself in a number of forms. Nuer, eastern Sudan
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....
Goddess name "Mahamantranusarini (following the great sacred text)" Buddhist Guardian goddess. One of a group of five MAHARAKSAS (protectresses) who are thought to be personifications of amulets or mantras. Also an emanation of the DHYANIBUDDHA RATNASAMBHAVA, alternatively of AKSOBHYA. She is a guardian of the west, south and eastern quarters according to separate traditions. Color: blue, black, green, white or red. Attributes: most commonly noose and staff. From four to twelve arms; may be three-headed....
Supreme god name "Mayin" Tungus / eastern / central Siberia Supreme god. A benevolent but remote deity who breathes life into newborn children and receives the spirits of the dead....
Spirit name "Me'mdeye-Eci'e" Yukaghir / eastern Siberia Fire spirit. A benevolent being residing in the sky and known as “father fire.”...
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....
God name "Mulungu" Africa A creator God of the Nyamwezi people of Tanzania in eastern Africa. Despite being the creator and protector of the world, he is distant and has little contact with anyone. It is said that he once lived on earth, but when someone set fire to the landscape he asked a spider to spin him a web to climb up into the sky, where he lives today. He is revered now as a sky god, with thunder as his voice.
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....
Supreme god name "Neo" Iroquois The supreme god, the Great spirit of Life. The Iroquois, Eastern Unites States
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)....
Monster name "Ogres" Europe Of nursery mythology are giants of very malignant dispositions, who live on human flesh. It is an Eastern invention, and the word is derived from the Ogurs, a desperately savage horde of Asia, who overran part of Europe in the fifth century. Others derived it from Orcus, the ugly, cruel man-eating monster so familiar to readers of Bojardo and Ariosto. The female is Ogress.
Goddess name "Pakhet" Egypt Goddess of hunting. Known locally from the eastern desert regions with a sanctuary at Beni Hasan....
God name "Patrimpas" Europe One of the trinity of gods and is the god of spring, joy, peace, maturity, abundance, as well the care of domestic animals, ploughed fields, and crops. Eastern Europe
Spirit name "Peri" Arabia Delicate, gentle, fairy-like beings of Eastern mythology, begotten by fallen spirits. They direct with a wand the pure in mind the way to heaven. These lovely creatures, according to the Koran, are under the sovereignty of Eblis; and Mahomet was sent for their conversion, as well as for that of man.
God name "Perkunas" Europe One of the trinity of gods and is the god of the atmosphere and the "waters" of the sky, as well as the fecundity of flora, human morality and justice. Eastern Europe
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....
Goddess name "Pidari (snake-catcher)" Hindu / Puranic / later One of the consorts of S IVA. A benevolent NAVASAKTI. The cult of Pidari probably evolved in the sixth and seventh centuries AD and is generally restricted to southern India. She is considered an aspect of the goddess KALI and is invoked in many villages to ward off evil and demons. She has most of the attributes of Kali and may also have snakes around her breasts, but may additionally be represented by a stone. Her cult moved at one time and reached a climax in eastern India between the eighth and twelfth centuries. Attributes: cup, fire, noose and trident. Also Pitali; Kala-Pidari....
God name "Pikuolis" Europe One of the trinity of gods and is the god of death, the underworld and of evil intent. Eastern Europe
Spirit name "Pu'gu" Yukaghir / eastern Siberia Sun god. A spirit associated with justice and honorable living who punishes those who are evil or violent....
Goddess name "Quades” (the holy one)" Western Semitic Fertility goddess. probably originating in Syria. She epitomizes female sexuality and eroticism in the mold of ASTARTE. She was adopted by Egypt with the fertility gods MIN and RESEP and became partly associated with the goddess HATHOR. She is usually depicted nude standing on the back of a lion (see also INANA and NINHURSAG A) between Min to whom she offers a lotus blossom, and Res”ep for whom she bears snakes. Her cult followed the typically ancient Near Eastern pattern of a sacred marriage carried out by her votary priestesses and their priests or kings....
God name "Revanta (with wealth)" Hindu God of hunters. The son of SURYA and SANJNA. Known mainly from eastern India and Gujarat, he protects mankind against the dangers of the Forest. Infrequently depicted in art....
Deities name "Sa" Kono / eastern Guinea, West Africa Chthonic creator god. One of a pair of creator deities, with ALATANGANA. Sa inhabited the primeval swamps before the sky or the light existed and before there were any living things on earth. He had a daughter who eloped with Alatangana and bore fourteen children, three pairs of black and four pairs of white, all of whom spoke different languages and to whom Sa gave the tools of survival....
God name "Sajara" Songhoi Rainbow god songhoi, eastern Mali
God name "Sajara" Songhai / eastern Mali, West Africa Rainbow god. Perceived as a Rainbow-colored snake and symbolized by a tree where white rams are sacrificed and hung. The animals' blood is sprinkled on the tree. The ritual is accompanied...
God name "Sopedu" Egypt Guardian god of the eastern border Egypt
God name "Sopedu" Egypt Guardian deity. A god who protects the eastern border, usually depicted as a falcon or a Bedouin with a headdress of tall plumes. His cult was followed chiefly at Saft el-Henna in the Nile delta. Sopedu is linked in Pyramid Texts with the hawk god HORUS. He also acted as a patron deity of the turquoise mines in the Sinai with inscriptions at Serabit el-Khadim. Also Sopdu....
God name "T'ai Shai" Chinese God. The senior deity in the heavenly ministries, he is the immediate controller of the earth and mankind. Titled the “god of the eastern peak.” Also Di Zang....
God name "T'ai-shan" China Chief god of the Tung-yiieh Temple and the Great Ruler of the Eastern Peak. China
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 "Tna'nto (dawn coming out)" Koryak / southeastern Siberia spirit of the dawn. The apotheosis of the first light of dawn in the eastern sky....
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....
Goddess name "Vaga" s Sabra, goddess of the Severn, being a prudent, well-conducted maiden, rose with the first streak of morning dawn, and, descending the eastern side of the hill, made choice of the most fertile valleys, whilst as yet her sisters slept. Vaga, goddess of the Wye, rose next, and, making all haste to perform her task, took a shorter course, by which means she joined her sister ere she reached the sea. The goddess Rhea, old Plinlimmon's pet, woke not till roused by her father's chiding; but by bounding down the side of the mountain, and selecting the shortest course of all, she managed to reach her destination first. Thus the Cymric proverb, There is no impossibility to the maiden who hath a fortune to lose or a husband to win." Welsh
Spirit name "Wiradyuri" Australia The ancestor and patron god of the Kamilaroi, as well as being an important creator spirit or culture hero of the Eora, the Darkinjung, the Wiradjuri, and several other eastern Australian language groups.
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....