GodFinder
ALL A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
GodFinder.org is an independent website, and we rely on ad revenue to keep our site running and our information free

God Name and Meaning

List of Gods : "India"   (61 records)

NameOriginDescription
Goddess name
"Takotsi Nakawe (our grandmother growth)"
Huichol Indian / Mesoamerican / Mexico Chthonic vegetation goddess. The earth and all plant life belong to her and she is regarded as the mother of the gods, particularly of the fire god TATEVALI. She is very old and is invoked to give the boon of longevity. Her sacred tree is a form of fig, the salate....
God name
"Tamats Palike Tamoyeke (our eldest brother walking everywhere),"
Huichol Indian / Mesoamerican / Mexico God of wind and air. The messenger of the gods, he also put the world into its present form and shape....
Demon name
"Taraka"
India Giant-demon who had obtained all the Divine knowledge of yoga-vidya and occult powers. India
Goddess name
"Tari Peennu"
Indian / Khond Chthonic goddess. Created by the sky gods BOORA PENNU and BELLA PENNU so as to conceive the rest of the pantheon. She is identified as a malevolent deity, the subject of regular propitiation human sacrifices in the notorious meriah rituals in Orissa province....
Goddess name
"Tari Pennu"
India earth goddess. Khond, India
Goddess name
"Tari Pennu Khond"
India A chthonic goddess
Goddess name
"Tate Hautse Kupuri (mother north water)"
Huichol Indian / Mesoamerican / Mexico Rain and water goddess. Similar to TATE KYEWIMOKA, but also responsible for mists and fogs....
Goddess name
"Tate Kyewimoka (mother west water)"
Huichol Indian / Mesoamerican / Mexico Rain and water goddess. Appears in lightning and is said to resemble a red snake. She lives in a deep gorge with caves, in Santa Catarina, and brings the Rain from the west. Her animals include deer and ravens and she is also the goddess of the corn....
Goddess name
"Tate Naaliwahi (mother east water)"
Huichol Indian / Mesoamerican / Mexico Rain and water goddess. Appears in lightning and brings Rain from the east. She lives in a deep gorge with caves, in Santa Catarina....
Goddess name
"Tate Oteganaka (mother corn)"
Huichol Indian / Mesoamerican / Mexico corn goddess. The mother of the Sun god TAYAU....
Goddess name
"Tate Rapawiyema (mother south water)"
Huichol Indian / Mesoamerican / Mexico Rain and water goddess. Similar to TATE KYEWIMOKA, but also the patron goddess of Laguna de Magdalena, where she is believed to take the form of a water lizard....
Goddess name
"Tate Velika Vimali"
Huichol Indian / Mesoamerican / Mexico Sun goddess. Perceived as a young girl or as a royal eagle who holds the world in her talons and guards it. In human form the night sky with its stars are her dress....
God name
"Tatevali (our grandfather)"
Huichol Indian / Mesoamerican / Mexico God of fire. Also a deity of life and health, perceived as a shaman who prophesies and cures disease. He is the tutelary god of shamans and is said to have built the first Huichol temple with the god TATOSI. His animals include the macaw, royal eagle, cardinal bird, puma and opossum....
God name
"Tatosi (great grandfather deer tail)"
Huichol Indian / Mesoamerican / Mexico God of fire. A deity regarded as the son of TATEVALI, having been created from the plumes of his father, but also the chief god of deer. His sacred animal is the white-tailed hawk. Also Mara Kwari....
God name
"Tawa"
Pueblo Indians God of the Sun Pueblo
God name
"Tawa"
Pueblo Indian / USA Creator god. The apotheosis of the Sun and father of the tribe....
God name
"Tayau (father sun)"
Huichol Indian / Mesoamerican / Mexico Sun god. According to tradition, he was created by the ancient shamans, who threw the youthful son of the corn mother TATE OTEGANAKA into an oven in full ceremonial attire. He traveled underground and emerged in the east as the Sun. In late May, the Huichol sacrifice a sheep and a turkey in a ritual fire, after which they sing all night until Sunrise. Also Tau; Taverik....
God name
"Tayau Sakaimoka"
Huichol Indian / Mesoamerican / Mexico Sun god. The deity of the setting Sun in the west, regarded as the assistant of TAYAU....
Demon name
"Teharon(hiawagon) (he who holds heaven in his hands)"
Mohawk Indian / USA / Canada Creator god. He engendered the world and all living things and is invoked by shamans to provide good health and prosperity. His adversary is the demonic figure Tawiskaron, symbolizing darkness....
Supreme god name
"Tewi'xilak"
Dza'wadeenox Indian / British Columbia, Canada God of goat-hunters. The eldest son of the supreme god QA'WADILIQALA . Said to kill goats with great ease and feed the tribe. Attributes include a head band of red cedar bark....
God name
"Thakur Deo"
Hindu Local god. Known from various villages in northern India. His consort is DHARTI MATA. May appear with a white horse. Also Thakkur....
God name
"Tirawa"
Pawnee Indian / USA Creator god. A remote and vaguely defined figure who is present in the elements of wind and storm. lightning is the flashing of his eye. He provides the tribe with all their needs and is invoked by the Pawnee shamans....
God name
"Toa'lalit"
Bella Coola Indian / British Columbia, Canada God of hunters. Oversees the hunting of mountain goats. He is invisible, but great hunters may catch a glimpse of his hat, moccasins or mountain staff moving about. His animals are the lynx and raven....
Goddess name
"Tokakami"
Huichol Indian / Mesoamerican / Mexico God of death. His chief antagonist is the moon goddess METSAKA....
Goddess name
"Tou Mou"
Chinese Goddess of measure. Usually depicted with many arms and with a caste mark on her forehead, suggesting that she derives from the goddess of the aurora, MARICI, in Indian Buddhism. She is considered to live in the constellation of Ursa major and may also be an aspect of the astral goddess TIN HAU....
God name
"Tra (death by violence)"
Haida Indian / Queen Charlotte Island, Canada God of death. Those who are about to die a violent death are said to hear him groaning about the camp and see him as a headless corpse with blood flowing endlessly from his severed neck. He flies through the air.See also TA'XET....
God name
"Tsa'qamae"
Qwe'gsotenox Indian / British Columbia, Canada God of salmon migration. The so-called “head Winter dancer,” his attributes include head ring and neck ring of bark to which heads are attached....
Goddess name
"Tulsi"
India Goddess of basil plants. India
Deities name
"Udadhikumara"
Jain / India Generic name of a god. One of a group of deities under the general title of BHVANAVASI (dwelling in places). They have youthful appearance....
Goddess name
"Ukat"
India Goddess of good luck and whoever recites the 700 slokas of markand purana and asks for a specific boon, the goddess will grant it instantaneously. India
God name
"Vahguru"
Sikh Creator god. Worshiped in the Golden Temple of Amritsar, in northern India. He has no icons....
God name
"Vahguru Sikh"
India The creator god

"Vahguru or Waheguru"
India The Wonderful Lord, the infinite creator. Sikh, India
Deities name
"Vaimanika"
Jain / India The generic title for a group of deities
Deities name
"Vaimanika"
Jain / India Generic title for a group of deities. A class of gods said to be borne by, or living within, a flying palace, the vimana....

"Vairotya"
Jain One of the sixteen Mahavidyas who were accorded the most favoured position after the Jinas in Western India. Jain
Goddess name
"Vairotya (having an ax and a goad)"
Jain / India Goddess of learning. One of sixteen Vidyadevi headed by the goddess Sarasvati....
Goddess name
"Vaisnavi"
Hindu / Epic / Puranic Mother goddess. A SAKTI of V IS NU, also regarded as a form of LAKSMI. In later Hinduism she became one of a group of MATARAS regarded as of evil intent. Also one of a group of eight ASTAMATARAS. In another grouping one of nine NAVASAKTIS who, in southern India, rank higher than the SAPTAMATARAS. Her vehicle is the hybrid beast GARUDA. Attributes: child, club, conch, lotus and prayer wheel....
Goddess name
"Vajravarahi"
India Strength-of-the-Sow is the goddess of wisdom through experience who drives away evil spirits such as depression. India
Goddess name
"Varahi"
Hindu / Epic / Puranic Mother goddess. A SAKTI who in later Hinduism becomes one of a group of MATARAS regarded as of evil intent. Also one of a group of eight ASTAMATARAS. In another grouping, one of nine NAVASAKTIS who, in southern India, rank higher than the SAPTAMATARAS. She sits upon a boar, buffalo or elephant. Attributes: boar's head, bow, club, cup, knife, noose, plough, sword and trident....
Goddess name
"Vasanta"
India Goddess of spring, learning, music, poetry and disco. North India
Deities name
"Vasu[s]"
Hindu / India A generic title for the gods / deities that attend Indra
God name
"Vayukmara"
Jain / India A god
God name
"Venda"
Dravidian / Tamil / southern India Creator god. An ancient vegetation deity. Worshiped in villages on the plains, thought to live in trees and equated with Indra....
God name
"Venkata"
Hindu / Epic / Puranic Form of the god V ISNU. According to the Aditya Purana, Venkata is a deity of considerable importance in southern India. The name does not occur in the north. He is worshiped extensively by Hindus but particularly in the Tamil shrine of Tirupati where there is argument that the deity depicted is SIVA or KARTTIKEYA. The image appears to carry attributes of Vis'nu on the left and Siva on the right. Also Venkatesa....
Goddess name
"Vidyadevi"
Jain / India The generic title for a group of 16 goddesses that are associated with knowledge & learning
Goddess name
"Vidyadevi"
Jain / India Generic title for a group of goddesses. sixteen deities led by SARASVATI who are associated with knowledge or learning....
God name
"Vidyutkumara"
Jain / India God. Belonging to one of the groups under the general title of BHVANAVASI (dwelling in places). Of youthful appearance....
God name
"Vindhya"
Hindu mountain god. Personification of the hills forming the northern edge of the Deccan area of central India....
Deity name
"Vivasvat"
India Visvakarma or Vivasvan, a solar deity and another name for Surya. India
Spirit name
"Wakai Taaika"
Dakota Indian / USA Creator god. A remote and vaguely defined deity invoked by the shamans of the tribe. Also a generic term equating to the spirit which, in an animistic and shamanistic religion, all things existing in nature possess....
Spirit name
"Wakonea"
Omaha Indian / USA Creator god. A remote and vaguely defined deity invoked by the shamans of the tribe. Also a generic term equating to the spirit which, in an animistic and shamanistic religion, all things existing in nature possess....
Goddess name
"Whope"
Sioux / USA Goddess. The daughter of WI, the Sun god, and consort of the south wind. She is credited with giving the Sioux Indian the pipe of peace through which (narcotic) they commune with the great spirit WAKAN TANKA....
God name
"Xanthus"
Indian A large shell like those ascribed to the Tritons. The volutes generally run from right to left; and if the Indians find a shell with the volutes running in the contrary direction, they persist that one of their gods has got into the shell for concealment.
God name
"Xil Sga'nagwai"
Haida Indian / Queen Charlotte Island, Canada Medicine god. Said to appear as a raven....
Monster name
"Yacu-mama"
Indian Mother of waters. A fabulous sea-snake, fifty paces long and twelve yards in girth, said to lurk in the lagunes of South America, and in the river Amazon. This monster draws into its mouth whatever passes within a hundred yards of it, and for this reason an Indian will never venture to enter an unknown lagune till he has blown his horn, which the yacu-mama never fails to answer if it is within hearing. By this means the danger apprehended is avoided. South America

"Yagastaa"
Carrier Indians He who dwells on High is my father. He sent me down to help you because your village was so unhappy, your women always weeping for their lost children. The Carrier Indians
Goddess name
"Yaparamma"
India Goddess of commerce. India
Goddess name
"Zara-Mama"
South American Indian / Peru Maize goddess. A minor deity, models of whom were made from the leaves of the plant and kept for a year before being burned in a ritual to ensure a good maize harvest....
God name
"Zotz"
Mayan / Zotzil Indian, Mesoamerican / Guatemala Tutelary god. Manifest in the form of a bat....

"Zumiang-Nui"
India The pre-existent female whose husband was Shuzanghu. They were the parents of Subbu-Khai-Thung, the earth, and Jongsuli-Young-Jongbu, the sky. The Chammai, Northeastern India