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God Name and Meaning

List of Gods : "Khond"   (8 records)

NameOriginDescription
God name
"Bella Pennu"
Indian / Khond Sun god. A local deity in the Orissa province synonymous with BOORA PENNU....
Deity name
"Bella Penu Khond"
India a local deity Orissa
Goddess name
"Bera Pennu"
Northern Indian vegetation goddess. Worshiped by the Khonds in Bengal. She was the recipient of human sacrifice to ensure good harvest, particularly of the spice turmeric, and as a protection against disease and infirmity. The sacrificial victim or meriab was youthful, often kept for years as a holy person before death and was always either the offspring of a previous sacrificial victim, or purchased from impoverished families for the purpose. He or she was generally strangled, sometimes in the fork of a tree, after days of festivities. In other instances the victim was cut up alive....
Goddess name
"Boora Pennu"
Indian / Khond God of light. A local deity in the Orissa province who created the earth goddess TARI PENNU as his consort and through her engendered the other great gods. Until recently this deity was the subject of sacrifice in notorious meriah rituals, which involved violent human sacrifice....
Goddess name
"Boora Pennu Khondi"
India God of light who created the goddess of the earth and they made the other great gods 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