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List of Gods : "Epic"
NameOriginDescription
Arjuna Hindu/Vedic One of the heroes of the Hindu epic Mahabharata. His name means 'bright', 'shining', or 'silver'. Hindu/Vedic
Bhima/ Bhimsen/ Bhimul Pen Hindu/ Puranic/ Epic A warrior & rain god
Budha Hindu/ Vedic/ Epic/ Puranic/ Buddhist An astral god
Calydon Greek A son of Aetolus and Pronoe, married to Aeolia, by whom he became the father of Epicaste and Protogeneia. He was regarded as the founder of the Aetolian town of Calydon. Greek
Canda Hindu/ Puranic/ Epic A terrible goddess & a distinct form of Durga done in
Candanyika Hindu/ Puranic/ Epic Another distinctive form of Durga
Candra Hindu/ Puranic/ Epic/ Buddhist A planet god commonly affiliated with the moon
Candsvera Hindu/ Puranic/ Epic A Minor God & benevolent aspect of Siva
Dirghadevi Hindu/ Puranic/ Epic A goddess
Hanuman/ Hanumat Hindu/ Puranic/ Epic Chief minister & general of the monkey people as well as a patron saint of learning
Hayagriva Hindu/ Puranic/ Epic The most important incarnation of Vishnu
Issaki Hindu/ Puranic/ Epic A goddess walking around with a headless child
KRSNA/ Kannan Hindu/ Puranic/ Epic/ Tamil An incarnation of Vishnu known as the dark one
Kalevanpoika (son/ man of Kaleva) Finland A giant hero who can cut down forests and mow down huge meadows, identical with Estonian national epic hero Kalevipoeg.
Kalki[n] Hindu/ Vedic/ Puranic/ Epic This god will be the 10th avatar of Visnu that rewards good & punishes people
Karttikeya/ Skanda/ Scanda Hindu/ Puranic/ Epic A god of war & a form of Skanda
Kingu Akkadia A demon mentioned in the creation epic
Kingu Akkadia Demon mentioned in the creation epic Akkadia
Krishna Indian The modern deity Krishna is the most celebrated hero of Indian mythology, and the most popular of all the deities. He is said to be the eighth Avatara or incarnation of Vishnu, or rather a direct manifestation of Vishnu himself. This hero, around whom a vast mass of legend and fable has been gathered, probably lived in the Epic age, when the Hindus had not advanced far beyond their early settlements in the north-west.
Kubera Hindu/ Puranic/ Vedic/ Epic He is the guardian of the north as well as a god of riches
Kurma[vatara] Hindu/ Puranic/ Epic An avatar of Visnu
Muses Greek Daughters of Zeus and Mnemosyne, presided over the liberal arts particularly, were nine in number, and dwelt along with Apollo near Parnassus, Pieria, and Helicon; Clio presided over history, Euterpe over music, Thalia over comedy, Melpomene over tragedy, Terpsichore over choral dance and song, Erato over erotic poetry and elegy, Polyhymnia over lyric poetry, Urania over astronomy, and Calliope over eloquence and epic poetry. Greek
Nara Hindu/ Puranic/ Epic Minor incarnation of the god of Visnu
Narasinhi/ Chandika Hindu/ Puranic/ Epic A mother goddess
Narayana Hindu/ Puranic/ Epic A creator god thought to be synonymous with business
Ninsuna Sumeria The "august cow", the "Wild Cow of the Enclosure", and "The Great Queen". A goddess, best known as the mother of the legendary hero Gilgamesh. In the Epic of Gilgamesh, Ninsun is depicted as a human queen who lives in Uruk with her son as king. Sumeria
Parvati/ Sakti/ Ahladini-Sadini/ Sati/ Uma Hindu/ Puranic/ Epic/ India A goddess of the mountains
Porthaon Greek A son of Agenor and Epicaste, was king of Pleuron and Calydon in Aetolia, and married to Euryte, by whom he became the father of Oeneus, Agrius, Alcathous, Melas, Leucopeus, and Sterope.
Purvabhahadrapada Hindu/ Puranic/ Epic A benevolent minor goddess of fortune
Purvaphalguni Hindu/ Puranic/ Epic A minor goddess of fortune
Purvashadha Hindu/ Puranic/ Epic A minor goddess of fortune
Rohini Hindu/ Puranic/ Epic A minor goddess of fortune
Rukmini Hindu/ Puranic/ Epic A goddess who is avatar of Laksmi among other things
Sadko Russian A legendary hero of a Russian epic tale.
Sankha[pala] Hindu/ Puranic/ Epic A snake god
Sati/ Sakti/ Parvati Hindu/ Puranic/ Epic/ India A mother goddess
Sesa[naga] Hindu/ Epic/ Vedic/ Puranic A snake god/ Naga, he is at the Great serpent that lies in the primeval sea & encircles the world
Siddhi Hindu/ Puranic/ Epic A minor goddess of fortune that grants favors
Sikhandin Hindu A character in the Hindu epic, the Mahabharata. The son of Drupada, he fought in the Kurukshetra war on the side of the Pandavas.
Sukra Hindu/ Puranic/ Epic This astral god was the personification of the planet Venus, he tutored demons on the side
Tiamat Babylonian The primordial mother goddess in Babylonian and Sumerian mythology, and a central figure in the Enuma Elish creation epic.
Trivikrama Hindu/ Puranic/ Epic A god that may have been a sun god but is accepted as an incarnation of Visnu
Ugaracandika Hindu/ Puranic/ Epic A distinctive form of a goddess Durga
Uttarabhadrapada Hindu/ Puranic/ Epic A minor goddess of fortune
Uttarapalguni Hindu/ Puranic/ Epic A minor goddess
Vainamoinen Finnish The central character in the Finnish folklore and the main character in the national epic Kalevala. He was described as an old and wise man, and he possessed a potent, magical voice.
Zosteria Locris A surname of Athena among the Epicnemidian Locrians. Locris