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God Name and Meaning

List of Gods : "Gan"   (61 records)

NameOriginDescription

"Aparajita"
Hindu / Puranic Form of Durga Terrible in appearance and likes to trample Ganesha under foot. Hindu / Puranic
Goddess name
"Aparajita (unconquered)"
Hindu / Puranic (1) God. One of the eleven EKADASARUDRAS or forms of RUDRA. Attributes: bell, bowl, club, drum, hook, lance, lotus, prayer wheel, rod, rosary, shield, sword and trident.(2) Minor god. Buddhist (Mahayana). (3) Goddess. Hindu (Puranic). Form of DURGA. Her attendant animal is a lion. Attributes: arrow, shield, snake and sword. 4. Goddess. Buddhist (Mahayana). She stands or treads on the god GANESA. Color: yellow. Attributes: bell, hook, image of RATNASAMBHAVA, noose and staff....
Goddess name
"Ashiakie"
Gan / district around Accra, Ghana, West Africa Goddess of wealth. The daughter of NAI, god of the sea, she was born in the ocean and came to land in a canoe. Her colors are red and white....
God name
"Ataa Naa Nyongmo"
Gan / district around Accra, Ghana, West Africa Creator god. He engendered the earth and also controls the Sun and the Rain. He causes disasters such as epidemics and earthquakes if his laws and rites are disobeyed....
God name
"Ataa Naa Nyongmo Gan"
Ghana The creator god that controls the Sun & the Rain, call causes disasters as epidemics & and earthquakes if you don't follow his rules
Goddess name
"Bharati"
Hindu / Vedic, Epic / Puranic Minor goddess of sacrifices. She is invoked to appear on the sacrificial field before a ritual. Usually associated with the goddess SARASVATI. Also regarded as a consort of GANESA....
God name
"Buadza"
Gan / district around Accra, Ghana, West Africa God of the wind. Also regarded as a storm god. Also Olila....
God name
"Buadza Gan"
Ghana A god of the wind
Goddess name
"Buddhi (perception)"
Hindu / Puranic (1) Minor goddess. Sometimes identified as consort of the MAHA-GANAPATI form of the elephant god GANESA, depicted seated on his knee.(2) Minor goddess. Jain....
Supreme god name
"Gamab/ Ganna/ Gawa/ Gaunab Damaras"
Africa The supreme god & creator of the world who lives beyond the stars
God name
"Ganapati"
Hindu God of education, wisdom, luck, prosperity, and prudence Hindu / Puranic
God name
"Ganapati (lord of hosts)"
Hindu / Puranic (1) God. The more commonly recognized name of the elephant god GANESA, particularly favored in western India.(2) God. Buddhist (Mahayana). The name of a deity influenced by the Hindu god Ganesa. Depicted riding upon a rat or mouse and carrying an assortment of attributes....
God name
"Ganapati/ Ganesa/ Ganesha"
Hindu / Puranic A god of education, wisdom, luck, prosperity, & prudence
Goddess name
"Ganapatihrdaya"
Buddhist Minor goddess Buddhist / Mahayana
Goddess name
"Ganapatihrdaya (the heart of Ganapati)"
Buddhist / Mahayana Minor goddess. The SAKTI of GANAPATI....
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"Ganaskidi"
Navaho God of harvest, plenty and mists Navaho
God name
"Ganaskidi (humpback)"
Navaho / USA God of harvests, plenty and of mists. He is said to live at Depehahatil, a canyon with many ruined cliff dwellings north of San Juan. According to tradition he is the apotheosis of a bighorn sheep. His priest wears a blue mask with no hair fringe but with a spruce crown and collar. He has a black bag on his back, filled out with a twig frame, that appears as a deformity, and he carries a staff....
Goddess name
"Ganda Tara"
Buddhist Minor goddess Buddhist / Mahayana
Spirit name
"Gandayaks"
Haudenosaunee A class of spirits who have power over plants and fish. Haudenosaunee
Goddess name
"Gandha"
Buddhist Goddess Buddhist / Tibet
Goddess name
"Gandha (odor)"
Buddhist - Lamaist / Tibet Goddess. In Lamaism one of the group of MATARAS (mothers). Color: green. Attribute: conch with sandalwood resin....
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"Gandha Tara (fragrance-Tara)"
Buddhist / Mahayana Minor goddess. Color: red. Attribute: conch with sandalwood resin....
Goddess name
"Gandhari"
Jain Goddess of learning Jain
Goddess name
"Gandhari (of Ghandhara)"
Jain / India Goddess of learning. One of sixteen SASANADEVATAS headed by the goddess SARASVATI. May also be a VIDYADEVI....
God name
"Ganesa"
Hindu Son of Siva and Parbutta; also called Gunputty, the elephant god. The god of wisdom, fore-thought, and prudence. The Mercury of the Hindus. Hindu
Goddess name
"Ganga"
Hindu Goddess of mercy, cleaning, health, rivers and happiness. Hindu
Goddess name
"Ganga"
Hindu / Puranic River goddess. Guardian deity of the Ganges. The elder daughter of HIMAVAN and MENA, she is the sister of PARVATI and the consort of VIS'NU and AGNI. She is also the second consort of SIVA. Ganga is regarded as a symbol of purity and is frequently depicted with Brahma washing the raised foot of VIS'NU TRIVIKRAMA. According to tradition she was a heavenly river brought to earth and caught by Siva in his hair to soften the shock of her fall. She rides on a fish or water monster. Color:...
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"Gangaditya"
India The Sun god of the Murshodabad District. India
Goddess name
"Gangir"
Mesopotamia Goddess Mesopotamia / Sumeria
Goddess name
"Gangir"
Mesopotamian / Sumerian Goddess. One of the seven daughters of the goddess Baba, known chiefly at Lagas'. Also, and more properly, Hegir-Nuna....
Goddess name
"Gangir/ Hegir-Nuna"
Mesopotamia / Sumeria A goddess

"Ganglere aka Gangleri"
Norse One of Odin's names in Grimner's Lay. Norse
King name
"Gangleri"
Norse A name assumed by king Gylfe when he came to Asgard. Norse

"Ganiagwaihegowa"
Haudenosaunee A monstrous bear with tender feet. Haudenosaunee
Spirit name
"Ganiklis"
Lithuania A household spirit of herds, sheep, and cowboys. Lithuania

"Ganna"
Celtic A Celtic prophetess, who succeeded Velleda. She went to Rome, and was received by Domitian with great honours.
Spirit name
"Gans"
Apache mountain spirits who became distressed by the corruption of people. Apache
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"Ganymede"
Greek A mortal boy that was given immortality & the job of cup bearer to the gods
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"Ganymedes"
Greek According to Homer and others, he was a son of Tros by Calirrhoe, and a brother of Ilus and Assaracus. Being the most beautiful of all mortals, he was carried off by the gods that he might fill the cup of Zeus, and live among the eternal gods. Greek
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....
King name
"Gylfe"
Norse A king of Svithod, who visited Asgard under the name of Ganglere. The first part of the Younger Edda is called Gylfaginning, which means the Delusion of Gylfe. Norse
Goddess name
"Hel or Hela"
Scandinavian queen of the dead, is goddess of the ninth earth or nether world. She dwelt beneath the roots of the sacred ash (yggdrasil), and was the daughter of Loki. The All-father sent her into Helheim, where she was given dominion over nine worlds, and to one or other of these nine worlds she sends all who die of sickness or old age. Her dwelling is Elvidnir (dark clouds), her dish Hungr (hunger), her knife Sullt (starvation), her servants Ganglati (tardy-feet), her bed Kor (sickness), and her bed-curtains Blikiandabol (splendid misery). Half her body was blue. Scandinavian
Deities name
"Heruka"
Buddhist / Mahayana God. One of the most popular deities in the pantheon, though probably owing much to the influence of the Hindu god S IWA. Originally an epithet for another Hindu god, GANESA, but in Buddhism seen as an emanation of AKSOBHYA. His SAKTI is NAIRAMATA and the product of their liaison is nirvana (eternal bliss). Typically he stands upon a corpse. In northeastern India, Heruka is worshiped as a compassionate god. Attributes: club, flayed human skin, image of Aksobhya, jewel, knife, fifty skulls, sword, staff and teeth....
God name
"Himavan (snowy)"
Hindu mountain god. The personification of the Himalaya and considered to be the father of PARVATI and GANGA. His consort is MENA. Also Himavat.See also HIMAVAN....

"Karttikeya"
Hindu The son of Siva or Rudra, and to have been produced without the intervention of a woman. Siva cast his seed into fire, and it was afterwards received by the Ganges: Karttikeya was the result; hence he is called Agnibhu and Gangaja. Hindu
Goddess name
"Kubuddhi"
Hindu Minor goddess whose name means stupid, she ran around with Gansea Hindu
Goddess name
"Kubuddhi (stupid)"
Hindu Minor goddess. One of the consorts of GANESA....
Goddess name
"Maha-Ganapati"
Hindu / Puranic Elephant god. This form of the god GANESA possesses ten arms instead of the more normal four and may have a goddess, BUDDHI or SIDDHI, seated on the knee....
Goddess name
"Mena"
Hindu mountain goddess. The consort of HIMAVAN and the mother of GANGA and PARVATI....
Supreme god name
"Nai"
Gan / Accra, Ghana, West Africa God of the ocean. The second-in-command to the supreme god ATAA NAA NYONGMO. His eldest daughter is the goddess ASHIAKLE....
God name
"Nai Gan"
Ghanna A god of the ocean
Goddess name
"Parna-Savari (dressed in leaves)"
Buddhist / Mahayana Goddess. An emanation of AKSOBHYA and BODHISATTVA or buddha-designate. Also one of a group of DHARANIS (deifications of literature). She is particularly recognized in the northwest of India. Her vehicle is GANESA surmounting obstacles. Color: yellow or green. Attributes: arrow, ax, bow, flower, noose, peacock feather, skin and staff. She is depicted as having three eyes and three heads....
Goddess name
"Parvati"
Hindu A Hindu goddess. She is the wife of Lord Shiva and the Divine mother of Lord Ganesh and Lord Murugan. Some communities also believe her to be the Divine sister of Lord Vishnu
Goddess name
"PustI (growth)"
Hindu / Epic / Puranic Fertility goddess. In northern India she is the second consort of VIS'NU, but elsewhere may also be linked with SARASVATI and named as a consort of GANESA....
Goddess name
"Riddhi (prosperity)"
Hindu / Epic / Puranic Goddess. One of the consorts of GANESA, but otherwise very close in appearance to LAKSMI. She carries Laksmi's attributes when standing alone....
God name
"Sakumo"
Gan / Accra region, Ghana, West Africa God of war. The guardian deity of the Gan tribe....
Goddess name
"Siddhi (accomplishment, success)"
Hindu / Epic / Puranic Minor goddess of good fortune. A deity who grants favors. Sometimes associated with the elephant god GANESA or MAHA-GANAPATI, on whose knee she may sit. In earlier times she was described as a consort of BHAGA....
King name
"Tros"
Greek 1. A son of Erichthonius and Astyoclie, and a grandson of Dardanus. He was married to Calirrhoe, by whom he became the father of Ilus, Assaracus and Ganymedes, and was king of Phrygia. The country and people of Troy derived their name from him. He gave up his son Ganymedes to Zeus for a present of horses.
God name
"Vigrieaetaka (remover of obstacles)"
Buddhist / Mahayana God. An emanation of AKSOBHYA who may equate with the Hindu god GANESA. Color: blue. He is also seen as a dikpala or guardian of the northerly direction, in which case his color is green. Attributes: cup, drum, hook, knife, noose and staff. Three-headed. Also Analarka....
Deities name
"Vigrieesvaraeugramurti"
Hindu / Puranic family of deities. A popular depiction in art of SIVA (colored black) and Parvati with their son GANESA after he has been decapitated by his father and given the head of an elephant by way of replacement....
Goddess name
"Yamunia"
Hindu River goddess of the eponymous tributary to the Ganges. Hindu