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God Name and Meaning

List of Gods : "Java"   (7 records)

NameOriginDescription
Spirit name
"Danhyang Desa"
Java Each village has a Danhyang Desa which is a spirit who lives in a large tree near to or in the village. All blessings emanate from him. Any disasters occurring to the village are seen as a sign that he has been neglected.

"Drupadi"
Javanese A warrior and expert archer, wife of Yudistira. She often joins in battle dressed as a male warrior. Javanese
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
"Makilehohoa"
Java A sky god, father of Kimulani. Nukumanu and Ontong Java Melanesia
Goddess name
"Saning Sari"
Java Rice mother goddess Java
Goddess name
"Sariirig Sari"
Javan Rice mother. Represented by parts of the rice plant known as indoea padi (mother of the rice). At planting, the finest grain is picked out and sown in the nursery bed in the form of the goddess, after which the rest of the grain is sown round about. At transplanting, the shoots making up the rice mother are given a similar special place in the paddy field. At harvesting, the rice mother plants are “found” and brought home for the following year's planting....
Deity name
"Vasya-Tara"
Java The presiding deity of Candi Kalasan. Java