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NameOriginDescription
"Isakakate" Crow The supreme being of the Crow. Plains Indians
God name "Isakakate" Crow Ruler of the Anasazi and a god of the heavens and the sky. Crow
Goddess name "Isamba" Africa Goddess of the moon Africa
Goddess name "Isara" Semitic Goddess of marriage and childbirth who dealt with the enforcement of oaths. Semitic
God name "Ischys" Greek A son of Elatus, and the beloved of Coronis at the time when she was with child (Asclepius) by Apollo. The god wishing to punish her faithlessness, caused Artemis to kill her, together with Ischys.Greek
God name "Isdes" Egypt Chthonic god of death Egypt
Deities name "Isdes" Egypt Chthonic god of death. Known from the Middle kingdom onward he is one of the minor deities concerned with the judgment of the dead. He became syncretized with ANUBIS....
Goddess name "Isdustaya" Proto-Hattic Goddess of of fate Proto-Hattic
Goddess name "Ises" Africa Goddess of bow and arrow Africa
God name "Isewahanga" Tanzania The creator god of the Zinza. Tanzania
God name "Ishaki" Sumar God of the tempest. Sumar
Goddess name "Ishi-Kori-Dome" Japan God / goddess of stonecutters Japan / Shinto
Goddess name "Ishi-Kori-Dome" Shinto / Japan God(dess) of stone cutters. Of ambiguous gender, this deity created the stone mold into which the bronze was cast to make the perfect Divine mirror. It was used so that AMATERASU, the Sun goddess, could see her glorious reflection and so be enticed from the dark cave where she had hidden herself to escape the excesses of the god SUSANO-WO. Ishi-Kori-Dome is also the tutelary deity of mirror makers and was one of the escorts for Prince NINIGI when he descended from heaven to earth. Generally invoked beside fire and smith KAMIS....
God name "Ishkur" Mesopotamia God of the storm and Rain. Mesopotamia
Goddess name "Ishtar" Assyrian / Babylon A mother goddess, fertility goddess, the goddess of spring, a storm goddess, a warrior goddess and goddess of war, a goddess of the hunt, a goddess of love, goddess of marriage and childbirth, and a goddess of fate. She was also an underworld deity, her twin sister being Ereshkigal, the Goddess of death, but her dominant aspects are as the mother goddess of compassion and the goddess of love, sex and war. Assyrian / Babylon
Goddess name "Ishtar/ Inanna" Babylonia She was the goddess of sexuality & of love and war
Goddess name "Isi" India Goddess moderating the whole world, giving laws to heaven, earth, and Ocean, as the common parent both of gods and men, and as the productive cause both of corn and trees. India
God name "Isimud" Mesopotamian / Sumerian Messenger god. Readily identified by possessing two faces looking in opposite directions, Isimud is the messenger of the god ENKI. Also Isinu; Usumu (Akkadian)....
God name "Isinu" Mesopotamian A two-faced god who carried messages for Enki. Mesopotamian
Monster name "Isiququmadevu" Zulu A swallowing monster who killed Untombinde and who then went on to the chief's kraal, swallowed up all the inhabitants, with their dogs and their cattle, as well as all the people in the surrounding country. Zulu
Goddess name "Isis" Egypt Goddess of childbirth, death, the earth, fertility, marital devotion, motherhood, healing, home, magic, the moon and the mother goddess Egypt
"Isivsanen" Karuk The maker of the Universe. Karuk
God name "Iskur" Mesopotamia Chief Rain and thunder god Mesopotamia / Sumeria / Iraq
God name "Island of Flame" Egypt Though not a god, without it eight gods would never have came into being Egypt
King name "Island of St" Gaul Brandan. The flying island, the supposed retreat of king Rodrigo. So called from St. Brandan, who went in search of the Islands of Paradise in the sixth century. Gaul
King name "Ismene" Greek Daughter of OEdipus and Jocasta. Antigone was buried alive by the order of king Creon, for burying her brother Polynices, slain in combat by his brother Eteocles. Ismene declared that she had aided her sister, and requested to be allowed to share the same punishment. Greek
God name "Ismenius" Greek 1. A son of Apollo and Melia, who is said to have given his name to the Boeotian river which was before called Ladon or Cadmus. 2. A surname of Apollo at Thebes, who had a temple on the river Ismenus. The sanctuary of the god, at which the Daphnephoria was celebrated, bore the name of Ismenium, and was situated outside the city.Greek
God name "Ismud" Mesopotamia Dual-faced messenger god. Mesopotamia
"Ismud" Sumerian The visier of Enki, whose secrets he kept. Sumerian
God name "Isodaetes" Greek The god who distributes his gifts equally to all, occurs as a surname of Dionysus Zagreus. Greek
God name "Isodetes" Greek The god who binds all equally, is used as a surname of Pluto, to express his impartiality, and of Apollo. Greek
Angel name "Israfil" Islam The angel of music, who possessed the most melodious voice of all God's creatures. This is the angel who is to sound the Resurrection Trump, and will ravish the ears of the saints in Paradise. Israfil, Gabriel, and Michael were the three angels that warned Abraham of Sodom's destruction. Islam
"Issa" Greek A daughter of Macareus in Lesbos, and the beloved of Apollo, from whom the Lesbian town of Issa is said to have received its name. Greek
Goddess name "Issaki" Hindu / Puranic / Epic A goddess walking around with a headless child
Goddess name "Issaki" Hindu / Epic / Puranic Goddess. Depicted carrying a headless child. Also Kerala....
Deity name "Issitoq" Inuit A deity that punishes those who break taboos. He usually takes the form of a giant flying eye. Inuit
"Issoria" Greek A surname of the Laconiaii Artemis, derived from , Mount Issorion, on which she had a sanctuary. Greek
God name "Istadevata" Hindu A generic title for a personal God or a house icon
God name "Istadevata" Hindu Generic title for a personal god or a house icon Hindu
God name "Istadevata" Hindu A favourite god a person chooses to show devotion and develop a special relationship with. Hindu
Spirit name "Istadevata" Hindu (1) Generic title of a personal god. The name given to a deity chosen by an individual for special worship in return for protection and spiritual guidance. Also the name given to a household icon.(2) Tutelary god. Buddhist, particularly in Tibet. The personal deity of one preparing for Tantric initiation....
God name "Istanu" Hittite A god of judgment who was also a Sun god
Goddess name "Istar" Akkadia Goddess of fertility and war known as the star of heaven Babylon / Mesopotamia / Akkadia
Goddess name "Istar/ Estar" Mesopotamia / Babylon / Akkadia A goddess of fertility & war known as the star of heaven
God name "Istaran" Mesopotamia Tutelary god of the city of Der Mesopotamia / Sumeria
God name "Isten" Egypt God related to knowledge and wisdom Egypt
Deity name "Isten" Hungary Chief deity Hungary
God name "Isten" Pre - Christian Hungarian Creator god. According to tradition, his sacred animal, the eagle, guided the Hungarian people to their homeland. Other attributes include arrow, horse phallus and tree....
God name "Isten/ Isden" A god known from the the Middle kingdom & later
God name "Isthmus" Greek The god worship­ped on the Isthmus (of Corinth), a surname of Poseidon, in honour of whom the Isthmian games were celebrated. Greek
Deities name "Istustaya" Hittite One of the deities who awaited the return of Telipinus Hittite
God name "Isum" Akkadia Minor god, possibly a god of fire Babylon / Mesopotamia / Akkadia
"Isvara" Hindu Epitaph of Siva Hindu
Supreme god name "Isvara" Hindu / Puranic Epithet of the god SIVA. In Sanskrit designated the “supreme god who rules the universe.” The generic title of a Hindu's personal high god. In Buddhism the name of a YAKSA attending the eleventh tirthankara....
God name "Is”taran" Mesopotamian / Sumerian Local god. The tutelary god of the city of Der, east of the river Tigris in northern Babylonia. Also GUSILIM....
God name "Is”um" Mesopotamian / BabylonianAkkadian Minor god. The brother of SAMAS', the Sun god, and an attendant of the plague god ERRA. He may have been a god of fire and, according to texts, led the gods in war as a herald but was nonetheless generally regarded as benevolent. Known particularly from the Babylonian legend of Erra and Is“um. Also ENDURSAGA....
Spirit name "Itonde" Mongo / Nkundo / central Democratic Republic of Congo, Africa God of death. He consumes rats as food and is also the god of hunters in the dark jungle Forests. Described in the Epic of Lianja as the first man to die whose spirit reincarnated at the instant of death, into his son LIANJA. He possesses a bell with magical properties, the elefo, by which he predicts where death will strike....
Goddess name "Itonius" Greek Itonia, Itonias, Itonis or Itonius, a surname of Athena, derived from the town of Iton, in the south of Phthiotis. The goddess there had a celebrated sanctuary and festivals, and is hence also called Incolaltoni. From Iton her worship spread into Boeotia and the country about lake Copais, where the Pamboeotia was celebrated, in the neighbourhood of a temple and grove of Athena. Greek
"Itpomu" Sikkim The world and all that therein is are the children of Itpomu the Creative Mother. Sikkim
God name "Itukoviche" Brazil A somewhat shy god who is responsible for the existence of the world. Brazil
God name "Itzam Cab" Mayan / Mesoamerican / Mexico Chthonic earth god. The earth aspect of the creator god ITZAM NA. He is also a god of fire, and hearthstones are called “head of Itzam Cab.” Sticks of firewood are his thighs, flames his tongue and the pot resting on the fire his liver. In his vegetation aspect he is depicted with leaves of maize sprouting from his head....
Goddess name "Iusaas" Egypt A goddess of Heliopolis whose name means, "she comes who is great". She plays a crucial role as the feminine principle in the creation of the world. Egypt
Goddess name "Ix Chebel Yax" Mayan / Mesoamerican / Mexico Mother goddess. Goddess of weaving and patroness of weavers, whose tutelage is shared with IX CHEL.See also CHIBIRIAS....
Goddess name "Ix Chel" Mayan / Yucatec / Quiche, Mesoamerican / Mexico moon goddess. Also the goddess of childbirth and Medicine and of Rain bows. A consort of the Sun god. She has a major shrine as Cozumel and small figurines of the goddess have been conventionally placed beneath the beds of women in labor. Such women are considered to be in great danger at times of lunar eclipse when the unborn child may develop deformities. Ix Chel is a guardian against disease and the Quiche Indians regard her as a goddess of fertility and sexual inter course. A goddess of weaving, believed to be the first being on earth to weave cloth, she was employed in this craft when she first attracted the attention of the Sun god. She carries her loom sticks across the sky to protect her from jaguars. Under Chris tian influence she has been largely syncretized with the Virgin Mary.See also IX CHEBEL YAX....
Goddess name "Ix Kanan" Mayan / Mesoamer ican / Mexico vegetation goddess. The guardian of the bean plant. Her consort is the maize god IH P'EN. The cou ple are invoked at sowing time when turkeys and chickens are sacrificed....
God name "Ixbalanque/ Hunapu" Maya this god of the moon is also be twin of Hunahpu
Goddess name "Ixchel/ Ix Chel" Maya She is the goddess of the moon
Goddess name "Ixtab" Maya She is the goddess of the hanged & suicides
Goddess name "Izanagi-No-Kami (his augustness the one who invites)" Shinto / Japan Creator god. One of seventeen beings involved in creation. His consort is IZANAMI-NO-KAMI. They are strictly of Japanese origin with no Chinese or Buddhist influence. Jointly they are responsible to the other fifteen primordial deities to “make, consolidate and give birth to this drifting land.” The reference, in the Kojiki sacred text, is to the reed beds which were considered to float on the primal waters. The pair were granted a heavenly jeweled spear and they stood upon the floating bridge of heaven, stirring the waters with the spear. When the spear was pulled up, the brine which dripped from it created the island of Onogoro, the first dry land, believed to be the island of Nu-Shima on the southern coast of Awagi. According to mythology, the pair created two beings, a son HIRUKO and an island Ahaji. They generated the remaining fourteen islands which make up Japan and then set about creating the rest of the KAMI pantheon. Izanagi's most significant offspring include AMATERASU, the Sun goddess, born from his nose and SUSANOWO, the storm god, born from his left eye, who are the joint rulers of the universe. Also IzanagiNo-Mikoto....
God name "Izquitecatl" Aztec / Mesoamerican / Mexico Fertility god. One of the group classed as the Ometochtli complex personifying the maguey or agave plant from which a potent drink called pulque is brewed....
"Jacques Bonhomme" French A sort of fairy good-luck, who is to redress all wrongs, and make all the poor wealthy. French
God name "Jahve" Israel Jawhe, Jahveh. The god of Israel.
Goddess name "Jamaina" Brazil Goddess of the ocean and is often represented as a mermaid. Brazil
God name "Jambhala (devouring)" Buddhist / Mahayana God. An emanation of AKSOBHYA, RATNASAMBHAVA or Vajrasattva, or a collective emanation of the five DHYANIBUDDHAS, he is the equal of the Hindu god KUBERA. His SAKTI is VASUDHARA and he may stand upon a man or a conch. Color: blue or white. Attributes: arrow, bow, cup, hook, Ichneumon fly, image of Aksobhya in the hair, jewel, noose, other jewels, staff, sword and trident. Threeheaded, each head representing one of the three named Dhyanibuddhas....
God name "Jar Sub" Turkey This is the god of the universe
God name "Jar'Edo Wens" Australian A god of earthly knowledge and physical might, created by Altjira to ensure that people did not get too arrogant or self-conceited. He is associated with victory and intelligence. Australian aboriginal
God name "Jarovit" W Slavic He is considered a war god
God name "Jawhe" Israel Thought to be God of mountains prior to becoming the god of Israel,Mount Sinai is his suspected mountain Israel
God name "Jawhe/ Jahve/ Jehovah" Israel Thought to be a mountain god prior to becoming the god of Israel, Mount Sinai is his suspected mountain
God name "Jayanta" Hindu God who is one of the 11 forms of the god Rudra Hindu / Puranic / Epic
"Jehennam" India The Gehenna or Inferno of the Arabs. It consists of seven stages, one below the other. The first is allotted to atheists; the second to Manicheans; the third to the Brahmins of India; the fourth to the Jews; the fifth to Christians; the sixth to the Magians or Ghebers of Persia; and the seventh to hypocrites. The Koran
God name "Jehovah" Israel Creator god of Israel. A mix of of letters from Jhwh / Yhwh and Adonai - created so that people wouldn't utter the actual name. When Christians, unaware of the Jewish tradition, started to read the Hebrew Bible, they read it with the Masoretic vowels together with the consonants as written, and obtained Iehovah. Today this transcription is generally recognized as mistaken. Many religious groups continue to use the form Jehovah, because it is familiar and because the correct pronunciation is unknown.
God name "Jehovah" Christian Creator god. The name came into usage from circa AD 1200 and is an adulteration which has largely replaced the title YHWH in the English-speaking churches.See also YHWH....
Deity name "Jimmu" Japan The first emperor of Japan, direct descendant of Amaterasu, the supreme deity, and generally regarded as the ancestor of the present Japanese emperor. Jimmu is a Chinese-style name given to this emperor much later; his original name was Kamu-yamato-iwarehiko. Kamu means “divine,” and Yamato is the name of the loca- tion of the ancient capital.
King name "Jinn" Arabian A sort of fairies in Arabian mythology, the offspring of fire. They propagate their species like human beings, and are governed by a race of kings named Suleyman, one of whom built the pyramids. Their chief abode is the mountain Kaf, and they appear to men under the forms of serpents, dogs, cats, monsters, or even human beings, and become invisible at pleasure. The evil jinn are hideously ugly, but the good are exquisitely beautiful. According to fable, they were created from fire two thousand years before Adam was made of earth. The singular of jinn is jinnee.
"Jizo Bosatsu" Japan Works to ease the suffering and shorten the sentence of those serving time in hell. Jizo can appear in many different forms to alleviate suffering. In modern Japan, Jizo is popularly known as the guardian of unborn, aborted, miscarried, and stillborn babies. Japan
God name "Johanoai" Navajo Has precedence over all other gods and is the Sun-bearer and he is considered the most important deity and is the father or grandfather of all the other gods. Navajo
God name "Jok" Uganda God of the Alur tribesmen of Uganda and Zaire. He is also known as Jok Odudu the god of birth. Uganda
God name "Jok" African Creator god. A generic term employed by a large number of tribes. Generally the jok is represented by a totem and also has an animal name. The Acholi in Uganda perceive jok to live in caves to which they deliver food and drink offerings. For the Shilluk in Sudan, Jwok created mankind from river clay....
"Jongsuli-Young-Jongbu" India At first there was neither earth nor sky, Shuzanghu and his wife Zumiang-Nui lived alone...In due time Zumiang-Nui gave birth to a baby-girl, Subbu-Khai-Thung, who is the earth and to a baby-boy, Jongsuli-Young-Jongbu, who is the sky. India
God name "Jove" Greek He who thunders from on high, archaic latin for the father god, and is another name for Jupiter
"Juck Shilluck" Africa This is the creator of the world
Goddess name "Juga Or Jugalis" Greek That is, the goddess of marriage, occurs as a surname of Juno, in the same sense as the Greek Zygia.
God name "Juggernaut or Jaggernaut" Crow The Hindu god Jagganath. The word is a corruption of the Sanscrit jagannatha (lord of the world). The temple of this god is in a town of the same name in Orissa. king Ayeen Akbery sent a learned Brahman to look out a site for a temple. The Brahman wandered about for many days, and then saw a crow dive into the water, and having washed, made obeisance to the element. This was selected as the site of the temple. While the temple was a-building the rajah had a prophetic dream, telling him that the true form of Vishnu should be revealed to him in the morning. When the rajah went to see the temple he beheld a log of wood in the water, and this log he accepted as the realisation of his dream, enshrined it in the temple, and called it Jagannath.
Spirit name "Juma" Finnish / Mari / Ugart God of the sky, whose name is also associated with spirits of earth, water, wind, and the home. Finnish / Mari / Ugart
Supreme god name "Jumala" Finland A generic name for a major deity. Originally the name given by the Finns to the sky, the sky-god, and the supreme god. Later taivas and Ukko were used as the names for the sky and the sky-god. The word means god and was later used for the Christian God. The origin of the word is unknown – some possible explanations are derivation from Jomali, the supreme deity of the Permians and origination from the Estonian word jume.
Supreme god name "Jumala" Finnish A god who it is not only a sky god but it is but by air to closely supreme god as well
Supreme god name "Jumala" Finnland The supreme god of the ancient Finns and Lapps. The word is sometimes used by the Scandinavian poets for the Almighty.
Deities name "Junrojin" Shinto / Japan God of luck. One of seven deities in Shintoism concerned with fortune. He is depicted as a Chinese hermit and is sometimes confused with the god FUKUROKUJU. A small figure with a large head, he carries a staff to which is attached a little Book. By tradition the Book contains information about the lifespan of each mortal person. He is accompanied by a black deer, said to have been made thus by old age....
Planet name "Jupiter" Roman Jupiter is, properly speaking, a derivation of Jove and pater (Latin for father) The name of the god was also adopted as the name of the planet Jupiter, and was the original namesake of the weekday that would come to be known in English as Thursday (the etymological root can be seen in French jeudi, from Jovis Dies). The Indo-European deity who also evolved into the Germanic Tiwaz (after whom Tuesday was named), the Greek Zeus, and Dyaus Pita of the Vedic religion. Jove is a vocative form of the name, evolved from Dyeus. Roman
God name "Jurupari" Brazil A god limited to worship by men, generally limited to isolated tribes in Brazil
Nymph name "Juturna" Roman Juterna, the nymph of a well in Latium, famous for its excellent healing qualities. She is said to have been beloved by Jupiter, who rewarded her with immortality and the rule over the waters. Arnobius calls her the wife of Janus and mother of Fontus, but in the Aeneid she appears as the affectionate sister of Turnus. Roman
Goddess name "Jw" Buddhist Ja'u, Jawi. Possibly a part of the syncretistic Agami Jawi. Many Hindu-Buddhist gods, called dewata with Sanskrit names, are incorporated in Agami Jawi. Dewi Sri comes from Sri, the consort of Vishnu, and in Java is the goddess of fertility and rice.
God name "Jw/ Ja'u/ Jawi" Syria This god is so ancient it yhad to be deduced from the study of personal names, nothing is known for certain but it may be identical to the harvest god Ao
Goddess name "Jyrstha" Hindu / Puranic / earlier Goddess of misfortune. The elder sister of the goddess LAKSMI, Jyestha personifies poverty and is depicted with a large belly and long nose. In earlier Hinduism she was worshiped particularly in southern India. Also a NAKSATRA of evil influence; daughter of DAKSA and wife of CANDRA (SOMA). Her animal is an ass. Attributes: arrow, banner with crow, cup, blue lotus, hair-ornament and staff....
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....
"Kaaba" East A shrine of Mecca, said to have been built by Abraham on the spot where Adam first worshipped after his expulsion from Paradise. In the north-east corner is a stone seven inches long, said to be a ruby sent down from heaven. It is now black, from being kissed so often by sinful man.
Deities name "Kabiri" Greek deities and very mysterious gods with the ancient nations, including the Israelites, and were held in the highest veneration at Thebes, Lemnos, Phrygia, Macedonia, and at Samothrace.
God name "Kabta" Mesopotamian / Sumerian God of artisans. In creation mythology he is given charge over brickmolds and pickaxes....
Demon name "Kacchapesvara (lord of the tortoise)" Hindu / Puranic God. An epithet of S IVA. In certain artworks, particularly those inscribed on linga stones, VIS NU, in his aspect of KURMA(VATARA), the tortoise, is depicted worshiping S iva. These illustrations were designed by Saivites as part of a propaganda exercise to demonstrate the superiority of S iva over Vis nu....
God name "Kadavul" India An ancient Tamil word for God meaning, "He who is both immanent and transcendent." India
God name "Kagu-Tsuchi-No-Kami" Shinto / Japan Fire god. One of a number of fire KAMIS who are honored in special Hi-Matsuri festivals. He is worshiped in the mountain shrine of Kono-Jinja. The sacred fire can only be generated by a board and stick and this is regarded as a powerful purifier in Shintoism. The most celebrated temple of the fire kamis is situated on Mount Atago near Kyoto to which worshipers are drawn from all over Japan to obtain charms as protection against fire....
God name "Kahilan" Pre - Islamic / Arabian Tutelary god. Known only from inscriptions....
God name "Kahukura" Polynesian / Maori God of Agriculture and creator of the Rainbow. The son of RONGOMAI, Kahukura is invoked for the well-being of crops and in some regions the name appears to be synonymous with that of RONGOMATANE, the god of Agriculture. Kahukura is particularly associated with a staple vegetable of the Maori, the kumara, a root tuber that was introduced to New Zealand by man and is said to possess many magical properties. Kahukura is not to be confused with a legendary character of the same name, a mortal hero who, in antiquity, learned the art of making fish nets....
God name "Kai Yum (singing lord)" Mayan / Lacandon / Mesoamerican / Mexico God of music. He lives in the sky and is attendant on CACOCH, one of the aspects the Mayan creator god. Depicted as a brazier shaped like a pottery drum....
"Kai-matutsi" N American Kai-matutsi lived on the earth and below. The word associated is with 'earth occupation.' Pomo
God name "Kakaku" Shinto / Japan River god. His name is often inscribed on the edge tiles of a house to protect against fire....
God name "Kakka" Mesopotamian / BabylonianAkkadian Minor god. He was the attendant and minister of state to both ANU and ANS AR, and is known particularly from the text of Nergal and Ere skigal....
"Kakunupmawa" Chumash the radiance of the child of the Winter solstice. The dawn light of each new day is Kakunupmawa's breath expressed as a sigh. Bears, rattlesnakes, deer, mountain lions and ravens were the "pets of Sun. The Chumash, California
"Kala" Hindu A name of Yama, the judge of the dead. In the Atharva-Veda Time is addressed as the source and ruler of all things. Hindu
Goddess name "Kala-Bhadra" Hindu / Puranic Minor goddess of death. An auspicious attendant of funerals who is invoked in burial grounds in order to safeguard the passage of the dead to the otherworld. She is sometimes referred to as Karala-Bhadra....
God name "Kalacakra" Buddhist Tutelary god who is personally selected Buddhist / Tibet / Mahayana
God name "Kalahari aka Cagn Mantis" Africa a creator god of the people of the Kalahari in Africa and in particular Botswana. He is credited with having made all things (he made the moon from an old shoe), and is the god of natural phenomena. Omnipresent, he manifests himself in everything in the world, but especially in the mantis and caterpillar, which seem to be his favored animals. He has one wife, Coti, and, with her, two sons, Cogaz and Gewi. At one time, he lived on earth but he later moved his dwelling to the top of the sky.
Spirit name "Kali" Hindu The Kaliyuga, personified as the spirit of evil. In playing dice Kali is the ace and so is a personification of ill luck. Hindu
"Kali-matutsi" N American Lived in the sky and heavens above. The word is associated with 'sky occupation.' Pomo Indians, California
God name "Kaligii-Rudna (the funerary fire Rudra)" Hindu / Puranic Minor god. A violent representation of SIVA who is attendant at cremations and whose warlike attributes include sword, shield, bow and arrow....
God name "Kalisia" Pygmy / Zaire / Congo A creator god that is the guardian of hunters & the jungle Forests
God name "Kalisia Pygmy" Congo Creator god who is the guardian of hunters and the jungle Forests Congo / Zaire
Deities name "Kalki(n) (with white horse)" Hindu / Vedic, Epic / Puranic horse god. Possibly the tenth avatara of VIS'NU. He rewards the good and punishes evil. The counterpart of the Buddhist deity MAITREYA. horses became associated with Divine kingship in ancient India because of their speed of movement. Solar deities were perceived to ride horses across the sky and horse sacrifice became highly significant. Kalki is depicted either anthropomorphically or with the head of a horse and has four arms. He is attended by a white horse. Attributes: arrow, conch, prayer wheel, shield and sword. Also Vis'nuyasas....
King name "Kalmashapada" Hindu A king of the Solar race, son of Sudasa (hence he is called Saudasa), and a descendant of Ikshwaku. Saktri turned him into a man-eating goblin. Hindu
"Kalpa" India A day and night of Brahma, a period of 4,320,000,000 solar-sidereal years. Some say there are an infinity of Kalpas, others limit the number to thirty. A Great Kalpa is a life of Brahma; the whole duration of time from the creation to the destruction of the world.
"Kalpa-Tarou" Indian A tree in Indian mythology from which might be gathered whatever a person desired. This tree is "the tree of the imagination."
God name "Kalrnga" Ndonga / northern Namibia, southern Africa Creator god. Said to take the form of a giant man who is always partially hidden by clouds and generally seen only by women intermediaries known as nelagos who go to converse with him in sacred places. He is the father of MUSISI. The god is invoked at times of warfare and illness, but also as a fertility deity and before making a journey....
God name "Kama" Hindu The Hindu god of love. His wife is Rati (voluptuousness), and he is represented as riding on sparrow, holding in his hand a bow of flowers and five arrows.
Deity name "Kama-no-kami" Shinto This is the deity of the Furnace held in reverence by all people. Shinto
God name "Kamalasana" Hindu / Puranic God. An epithet of BRAHMA. One of the classic depictions in Hindu art wherein Brahma is drawn seated on a lotus, which blossoms from the navel of VISINU....
God name "Kamantakamurti" Hindu / Puranic Minor god. A violent aspect of SI IVA in which he is depicted immolating Kama, the god of sexual love, using a blast of fire from his third eye. The reason given for this assault is that Kama had interrupted the ascetic meditation of SI iva by making him desirous of PARVATI....
Goddess name "Kamrusepa[s]/ Katahziwuri" Hittite She is the goddess of magic and healing
Goddess name "Kamrusepas/ Katahziwuri" Hittite She is the goddess of magic and healing
Goddess name "Kamui-fuchi" Ainu Lady Hearth. A Hearth Goddess who is also known as the Supreme Ancestress and the spirit of female reproductivity and the home. Ainu, Japan
God name "Kan u Uayeyab" Maya He is the god who guarded cities.
"Kana d-Zidqa aka Habs'aba. Habshaba" Nazorean the Day of the Sun, and his bride Kana d Zidqa (the holy feast food offerings). heavenly Helpers of earthly Nazoreans during their ascent upward. Habshaba is said to deliver souls out of purgatory on his special day. Early Nazorean
God name "Kana-Yama-Biko-No-Kami" Shinto / Japan God of miners. Born from the vomit of IZANAMI and worshiped in the NanguJinja and other shrines. His consort is KANAYAMA-HIME-NO-KAMI. One of the KAMIS of the so-called “metal mountain.”...
Goddess name "Kana-Yama-Hime-No-Kami" Shinto / Japan Goddess of miners. Born from the vomit of IZANAMI and worshiped in the Nangu-Jinja and other shrines. Her consort is KANA-YAMA-BIKO-NO-KAMI. One of the KAMIS of the so-called “metal mountain.”...
Goddess name "Kanat-Nit'ufta" Nazorean Kanat is the title of a Ruling Goddess in the Nazorean heavens. Nitufta again means "drop" or formed impregnated seed. Early Nazorean
Demon name "Kando" Japan The Ainus consider the heavens to be three in number. The first in order is called Shi-nish kando, "the greatest skies;" this is supposed to be the home of the chief of the gods, i.e. the Creator. The second order of heavens is called Nochiu-o kando, "the skies which bear the stars;" the second order of gods is supposed to dwell here. The last or lowest heavens are named range kando or urara kando, i.e. "the hanging skies" or "the fog skies;" the lowest orders of gods and some of the demons, especially the demons of thunder, are supposed to live here. Japan
"Kanfun" Nazorean Uthra whose name is in the house of Life. Early Nazorean
Spirit name "Kanipinikassikueu" Canada The Caribou Master, is a powerful spirit in traditional Innu an Indegenous people of present day Canada and Quebec. In the myth, an Innu man goes to live with the Caribou. He marries one of the does, and becomes transformed himself into caribou form. He becomes the master of the caribou, and the provider of caribou for the Innu people.
Demon name "Kankala(murti)" A violent / heavily armed aspect of SIVA Minor god. Traditionally accompanied in artworks by a skeleton, Kankala takes his place in mythology as the representation of the deity who slew V ISNU'S bodyguard VISVAKSENA. This was prompted by the refusal of Visvaksena to permit Siva an audience with Vis'nu. These illustrations were designed by Saivites as part of a propaganda exercise to demonstrate the superiority of Siva over Vis'nu....
God name "Kantatman" Hindu / Epic / Puranic Obscure god of Medicine. The twentieth of the thirty-nine minor avataras of the god VIS'NU and possibly the same as DHANVANTARI, as he is said to be a “carrier of nectar.” By different genealogy he has been equated with PRADYUMNA, the god of love....
Spirit name "Kappa" Japan These water spirits are strange, their food is blood & cucumbers, they are mischevious but extremely knowing & prove helpful to humans
Goddess name "Karaikkal Ammaiyar" Hindu / southern India Local mother goddess. Known from the town of Karikal as a deified ascetic who is depicted with an emaciated form. Attribute: playing cymbals....
Goddess name "Karei" De De goddess of Thunder and storm Andaman Is.
Supreme god name "Kari Semang" Malya Supreme god who lets you know he is mad when it thunders Malya
Goddess name "Karmavasita (control of karman)" Buddhist Minor goddess. One of a group of twelve VASITAS or goddesses personifying the disciplines of spiritual regeneration—karma(n) is an act, rite or deed originating in the hope of future recompense. Color: green. Attribute: a staff....
Monster name "Karnmapa" Bantu A monster which swallows the population of a village-or, indeed, of the whole country and is subsequently slain by a boy hero. Bantu
"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
God name "Karttikeya" Hindu / Epic / Puranic (1) God. A form of SKANDA who was reared by the Pleiades stars and is generally represented therefore with six heads. (In Hindu mythology there are only six Pleiades, not the seven recognized in modern astronomy.) His SAKTI is KARTTIKI and his attendant animal is a peacock. Attributes: conch, hook, noose, prayer wheel, shield, spear, staff, sword and wood apple.(2) God. Buddhist. Equating with the Hindu god Skanda. Color: red. Rides upon a peacock. Attributes: cock, Sakti and staff....
"Kaswa" s Mahomet's favourite camel, which fell on its knees in adoration when the prophet delivered the last clause of the Koran to the assembled multitude at Mecca. This is one of the dumb creatures admitted into the Moslem Paradise.
"Kasyapa" Hindu Having assumed the form of a tortoise, Prajapati created offspring. That which he created he made; hence the word kurma (tortoise). Kasyapa means tortoise; hence men say, 'All creatures are descendants of Kasyapa.' This tortoise is the same as Aditya. Hindu / Puranic / Vedic
Demon name "Kasyapa (deriving from the Sanskrit for “tortoise”)" Hindu / Vedic / Puranic Primordial god. In Vedic literature a Divine demiurge and father of mankind, snake demons, DEVAS etc. His name stems, arguably, from the notion of the cosmos as a giant tortoise. He has had thirteen consorts. In other texts he is the father of the god NARADA who consorted with one of the daughters of DAKSA. Also PRAJAPATI....
Spirit name "Katajalina" Australian aboriginal Animistic spirit. Invoked at the ceremony of initiation by the Binbinga people once living on the west side of the Gulf of Carpentaria. Katajalina is reputed to live in an anthill and to carry off the spirit of the young initiate, kill him and then restore him to life as an adult. His presence is announced in the noise of the bull-roarer....
Demon name "Katavi Ntamwezi" Tanzania And in a demonic being who is chief of the water-spirits Tanzania
God name "Kathar" Ugart this god not only built the Palace of Baal, but is responsible for architects, artisans & weapons makers
Goddess name "Katyayarii" Hindu / Puranic Form of the goddess DURGA or PARVATI. Parvati, as the ascetic KALI, possessed a black skin. When SIVA ridiculed her she cast it off, and it was subsequently filled “with the combined brilliance of the gods” to create Katyayani. Her attendant animal is a lion or tiger....
Spirit name "Kaukas" Lithuania spirit being, some type of goblin who brings good luck who is also bound to the notion of a dragon guarding treasure Lithuania
Goddess name "Kauket" Egypt Primordial goddess. One of the eight deities of the OGDOAD representing chaos, she is coupled with the god KEK and appears in anthropomorphic form but with the head of a snake. The pair epitomize the primordial darkness. She is also depicted greeting the rising Sun in the guise of a baboon....
Goddess name "Kaumari" Hindu / Epic / Puranic Mother goddess. The SAKTI of SKANDA (Kaumara) who in later Hinduism became regarded as one of a group of seven MATARAS (mothers) of evil intent. Also one of a group of eight ASTAMATARAS. She embodies lack of envy or, alternatively, delusion. Her animal is a peacock. Attributes: arrow, ax, bell, Book, bow, cockerel, lotus, spear, staff and waterjar....
Goddess name "Kebechet" Egypt Chthonic snake goddess. The daughter of ANUBIS who was involved in the cult of the dead as the deity responsible for libations. She is depicted as a serpent....
Goddess name "Kek" Egypt Primordial god. One of the eight deities of the OGDOAD representing chaos, he is coupled with the goddess KAUKET and appears in anthropomorphic form but with the head of a frog. The pair epitomize the primordial darkness. He is also depicted greeting the rising Sun in the guise of a baboon....
Goddess name "Keket" Egypt Goddess of darkness associated with the the island of flame Egypt
God name "Kemos" Moabite / Jordan Tutelary god. Mentioned under the name of Chemosh in the Vetus Testamentum kings, as being one of the gods worshiped by the Israelite king Solomon. Eventually adopted by the Greeks and absorbed into the cult of ARES....
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....
God name "Kesava" Hindu This God is a minor avatar of Visnu
"Kesava (long-haired)" Hindu / Epic / Puranic Minor avatara of VISINU. His SAKTI is KIRTI....
God name "Khadir" Pre - Islamic north African vegetation god. He wanders the earth returning to the same spot once in every 500 years and is said to have gained his immortality by drinking from the well of life. Similar in some respects to the Syrian god ADONIS and revered by Alexander the Great. Normally referred to as Al-Khidr (the green one)....
Goddess name "Khandsba" Hindu / late Form of the god SI IVA. Khandoba is believed to have emerged as a deity with a distinct cultic following no earlier than the thirteenth or fourteenth century, mainly in western India and centered on Jejuri, near Poona. The god is generally regarded as one of several martial forms which SI iva took to combat demons. His consort is the goddess MHALSA, considered to be a form of PARVATI. He is depicted bearing four arms and is usually mounted on a horse, but may also be accompanied by a dog. Attributes: bowl, drum, sword and trident. Also Makhari; Mallari; Martland....
Goddess name "Khen-Ma" Buddhist Goddess who is the controller of the earth's demons Buddhist / Tibet
God name "Khentimentiu" Egypt This is the god that rules the destinies of all of the dead
Goddess name "Khnum" Egypt / Upper Chthonic or earth god. Said to create human life on a potter's wheel but strictly at the behest of creator deities. He is usually seated before a potter's wheel on which stands a naked figure in the process of molding. The Khnum cult was principally directed from sanctuaries at Esna, north of the first Nile cataract, and at Elephantine where mummified rams covered with gold leaf and buried in stone sarcophagi have been discovered. Khnum supervises the annual Nile flood, which is physically generated by the god HAPY. His consort at Esna is the goddess Menhyt. Khnum is also described at other sites as the BA or soul of various deities including GEB and OSIRIS. Depicted anthropomorphically or with the head of a ram....
Goddess name "Khon-Ma" Tibetan Chthonic goddess. Ruler of a horde of demons who live in the earth and who may infest houses. She is depicted typically wearing yellow robes and with attributes including a golden noose. Her vehicle is a ram. To guard against her influence, a ram's skull is hung from the doorpost of a dwelling and filled with offerings....
Goddess name "Khons(u) (wanderer)" Egypt / Upper moon god. Recognized from at least 2500 BC but best known during the New kingdom (mid-sixteenth century BC). A significant deity at Thebes, where he is described as an offspring of AMUN and MUT. His sacred animal is the baboon. There is a Khonsu precinct as part of the Temple of Amun in the Karnak complex. From the Greco-Roman period there exists a sanctuary of Kom-ombo where Khonsu is seen as the offspring of the crocodile god SOBEK and the mother goddess HATHOR. Depicted anthropomorphically or with a falcon's head, but in either case enveloped in a close-fitting robe. He wears a crown consisting of a crescent moon subtending a full moon orb....
Deity name "Khonsu" Egypt Aka Chons, Khensu, Khons, Khonsu or Khonshu, is an ancient lunar deity, from before formal structure was given to a pantheon. His name reflects the fact that the moon travels across the night sky, for it means The Wanderer, and also had the titles Embracer, Pathfinder, and Defender, as he was thought to watch over night travelers. Egypt
"Khovaki/ Savaki" Tungus / Siberia This entity is guilty of being in the creator of the world
"Khwarenah" Persia A bit of a strange definition, possessed by all morals yet it is of fire which dwells in water
God name "Ki (the great one)" Mesopotamian / Sumerian Archetypal chthonic principle. According to some traditions, Ki is the daughter of ANS'AR and KIS'AR and consort of AN. As the cosmos came into being, An took the role of god of heaven and Ki became the personification of the earth and underworld. She is the mother of the god of the air, ENLIL, with whom she descended from the heavens. Some authorities argue that she was never regarded as a deity. There is no evidence of a cult and the name appears in a limited number of Sumerian creation texts. The name URAS (tilth) may relate.See also ANTU(M)....
God name "Kianto Lacandon" Maya This is the god of foreigners & all diseases
God name "Kibuka" Buganda / Uganda, East Africa God of war. The brother of the creator god MUKASA, said to reside on the island of Sese. According to tradition, he secured victory in war for the Buganda by taking the form of a cloud which hovered above their enemies and Rained spears and arrows. He apparently enjoyed a succession of temples in the past which housed the hidden statue of the god and his sacred shield....
Goddess name "Kichijo Ten" Japan She is a goddess of good fortune & beauty
Goddess name "Kihe Wahine" Hawaii Kindly goddess of demons, who from the the goodness of her heart is also a goddess of lizards Hawaii
Spirit name "Kikimora" Slavic Female house spirit and counterpart of the Domovoi, to whom she is sometimes wedded. She lives in the cellar or behind the stove. At night she comes out to spin and help with the housework in a well-tended home. She is depicted as an average woman with hair undone, sometimes with chicken feet. Sometimes she might appear, spinning, as a portend to one about to die. Slavic
"Killmoulis" Celtic An ugly Brownie, with an enormous nose and no mouth, who haunts mills. He is characterized by To eat he presumably stuffs the food up his nose. Although they often help the miller, they are fond of practical jokes. Celtic
"Kingu" Babylon He is in the husband / son of Tiamat
Spirit name "Kini'je" Siberia / East sky spirit who is in charge of keeping an accounting of the time. Siberia(East)
Spirit name "Kini'je/ Ki'njen" Yukaghir / E Siberia This sky spirit that is in charge of keeping an accounting of the time
God name "Kinich Kakmo" Maya He is the Sun god & is symbolized by the Macaw
God name "Kinich Kakmo" Mayan God of the Sun and is symbolized by the Macaw. Mayan
Spirit name "Kisin" Mayan The god of death and earthquakes. If a person lied, was a thief, or committed murder or incest, their soul is given to Kisin, who punishes the spirit by alternate burning or freezing. Mayan
Demon name "Kiskil-lilla" Sumeria Your spirit is blasphemed and this night demon will get you. Sumeria
God name "Kitanitowit" Algonquin / E Canada A being who is present everywhere in the universe, he is invisible, like most gods