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List of Gods   : "Peru"

NameOriginDescription
Spirit name "Acacila" Aymara Indian / Peru / Bolivia—Titicaca Basin Animistic spirit. One of a group of vaguely defined beings who control the weather, including Rain, hail and frost....
Supreme god name "Ai Apaec" Mochica Indian / pre - Columbian South America / northern coast of Peru Supreme god. Probably originated as a jaguar god but came to rule the destinies of the world. He was thought to live like ordinary people and could reveal himself as man or god at will. He is depicted in anthropomorphic form, but with huge fangs and a cat-like wrinkled face with whiskers coming from his nose. He received sacrificial victims hurled from the top of a high cliff....
Supreme god name "Ai Apec" Peru Supreme god who rules the destinies of the world. Fond of strangling shore demons. Peru
Supreme god name "Ai Apec Mochica" Peru The supreme god that rules the destinies of the world
Supreme god name "Amayicoyondi" Peru Goddess of the sky and the wife of Niparaja, the omnipotent supreme god and creator of heaven and earth. Peru
Spirit name "Apacita" Inca / pre - Columbian South America / Peru, etc Guardian spirit. The apotheosis of a pile of stones marking the top of a pass or some other critical point on a route invoked by travelers with small offerings to strengthen them on their journey....
God name "Apo (lord)" Inca / pre Columbian South America / Peru, etc mountain god. The apotheosis of an Andean mountain, all mountains being sacred to the South American Indians....
God name "Apocatquil" Inca / Peru God of lightning. He recalled his mother to life and made an aperture in the earth with a golden spade, through which the race of the Peruvians emerged and took possession of the land. Inca / Peru
God name "Ataguchu" Peruvian A Peruvian god who helped Apocatequil.
Goddess name "Atoja" Peru mountain goddess who sends the Rains. Peru
Goddess name "Axo Mama" Peru Goddess of the potato crops Peru
Goddess name "Axo-Mama" South American Indian / Peru Goddess of potato crops. A model of this minor deity was made out of parts of the plant as a harvest fetish and kept for a year before being burned in a ritual to ensure a good potato harvest....
"Ayya Vaikundar" Tamil According to Akilattirattu Ammanai, a scripture of the Ayyavazhi, was an avatar of Narayana. As per the Ayyavazhi mythology the body in which Ayya Vaikundar incarnated is that of Mudisoodum Perumal. Tamil
Goddess name "Banbha Cavillaca" Peru A virgin goddess that was preggers by a sneaky god
Goddess name "Cavillaca" Peru A virgin goddess who was impregnated by Coniraya who shaped his sperm into the likeness of a fruit which Cavillaca ate. Peru
Goddess name "Cinei-new" Siberia / Chukchee A sea goddess and wife of Peruten, god of the sea. Siberia / Chukchee
Goddess name "Coca Mama" Peru Goddess of health, happiness and the coca plant. Peru
Goddess name "Coca-Mama" South American Indian / Peru Goddess of the coca plant. Minor goddess who oversees the harvest of the coca crop. Models of the deity were made from the leaves of the plant and kept for a year before being burned in a ritual to ensure a good coca harvest....
Goddess name "Cocha" Peru Goddess of Rain. Peru
"El Dorado" Peru Golden illusion, a land or means of unbounded wealth. Peru
Spirit name "Huaca" Peru Huacas, spirits that either inhabit or actually are physical phenomena such as waterfalls, mountains, or man-made shrines. Peru
Spirit name "Huaca" Inca / pre - Columbian South America / Peru, etc spirit being. The apotheosis of a natural object such as a rock or a place of local importance such as a spring. It is uncertain whether the principle is one of animism (when a deity takes on different natural shapes at will) or anImatism (when an object is a supernatural being in its own right)....
"Huacas" Peru / Bolivia Any natural object that has an obvious supernatural manifestation
Spirit name "Huanacauri" Inca / pre - Columbian South America / Peru, etc Guardian spirit. The apotheosis of a special spindle-shaped stone sited near Cuzco which protected the Inca royal family and also featured strongly in the maturation rites of male Inca adolescents. Also Wanakawri....
God name "Huisiniamui" Peru A god of the Sun and sky. He invented vegetation, but was also fond of headhunting and cannibalism. Peru
Spirit name "Iguanchi" Peru The benevolent and friendly chief spirit who directs all the important acts in the life of the Jivaro. Peru
God name "Imyapa" Inca / pre - Columbian South America / Peru, etc weather god. Also perceived as a thunder god, he became syncretized with Santiago, the patron saint of Spain. The Indians called Spanish firearms Ilyapa. Also Inti-Ilyapa; Coqi-Ilya; Illapa; Katoylla....
Goddess name "Inlti (sun)" Inca / pre - Columbian South America / Peru, etc Sun god. His consort is the moon goddess MAMA-KILYA. Inti was depicted as a trinity in the sanctuaries in Cuzco, possibly in deference to the Christian Trinity. The Temple of the Sun is reported to have housed images, in gold, of all the sky gods in the Inca pantheon on more or less equal terms, since the Sun is regarded as one of many great celestial powers. Inti may also have been depicted as a face on a gold disc. The socalled “fields of the Sun” supported the Inca priesthood. The three Sun deities are Apo-Inti (lord Sun), Cori-Inti (son Sun) and Inti-Wawqi (sun brother). The Sun god(s) is perceived as the progenitor of the Inca rulers at Cuzco through two children—a son Manco Capac and his sister / consort Mama Ocllo Huaco. The Quechua Indians of the central Andes call the same deity Inti Huayna Capac and perceive him as part of a trinity with the Christian god and Christ....
God name "Irma" Peru An early coastal name of the creator god. Peru
Goddess name "Ka Ata Killa" Peru Goddess of the moon. Had a nice house with a view of lake Titicaca. Peru
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 "Kon" Peru he is the god of all the desert
Goddess name "Mama Allpa" Peru Goddess of the harvest Peru
Goddess name "Mama Cocha" Inca Goddess Rain, wind and the ocean Inca / Peru
Goddess name "Mama Qoca (mother sea)" Inca / pre - Columbian South America / Peru, etc Goddess of the ocean. Originally a pre-Inca goddess of coastal regions who retained her influence under Inca rule. Invoked by all Indians who gain their livelihood from the sea. Today probably syncretized largely with the Christian Virgin Mary. Also Mama Cocha....
Goddess name "Mama-Kilya (mother moon)" Inca / pre - Columbian South America / Peru, etc moon goddess. The consort of the Sun god INTI, she is important in the calculation of time and regulating the Inca festival calendar. The Indians consider that an eclipse of the moon is a time of great danger, caused by a mountain lion or snake eating the moon, and perform a ritual making as much noise as possible to frighten the predator off....
Goddess name "Mirahuato" Peru Goddess of health Peru
"Ni" Origin The sea and the origin of life. Chimu, Peru
God name "Ni" Chimu Indian / pre - Columbian South America / coastal areas of Peru Sea god. A significant deity in the pantheon, revered by fishermen. Often linked with SI, the moon god....
God name "Ni Chimu" Peru A sea god of significant status
God name "Orehu" Peru A woman sent by the god Arawanili to teach the Arawaks about religion. Peru
Goddess name "Paca-Mama (earth mother)" Inca / pre - Columbian South America / highlands of Peru Chthonic earth goddess. Worshiped extensively by farmers but now largely syncretized with the Christian Virgin Mary....
God name "Pacha Kamaq" Inca Pacha Kamaq the 'Earth-Maker', the creator god of the peoples who lived in Peru before the Inca conquest.
God name "Pachacamac (earth creator)" South American Indian / Lima region of Peru Creator god. Near the town of Pachacamac is the site of a huge pyramidal sanctuary dedicated to the god. In origin he is pre-Inca but the Inca rulers who took over the region allowed his worship to continue; eventually he became syncretized with the god VAIRACOCHA....
God name "Pariacaca" Peru A god of water and Rainstorms and a creator-god. He was born a falcon but later became human. Peru
Spirit name "Pava" Peru The returning messianic god-spirit who has yet to return. Peru
Goddess name "Peperuna" Slavic A thunder goddess and the mother of the Sun-goddess Solntse. Her twin brother was the thunder-god Perun. Slavic
God name "Perun" Russia God of thunder, also creator Russia
God name "Perun" Slavic A god of war, justice, lightning & thunder
God name "Perun" Slavic God of war, justice, thunder and lightning. Slavic
God name "Peruwa" Hittite God of horses Hittite
God name "Peruwa" Hittite horse god. Known only from inscriptions. Also Pirwa....
God name "Peruwa/ Pirwa" Hittite a horse god
Goddess name "Quinoa-Mama" Peru Minor goddess in charge of rabbits. Peru
Goddess name "Quinoa-Mama" PreColumbian Indian / Peru Minor goddess of the quinoa crop. Models of the deity were made from the leaves of the plant and kept for a year before being burned in a ritual to ensure a good quinine harvest....
Goddess name "Si" Chimu Indian / pre - Columbian / coastal regions of Peru moon god. The head of the pantheon and guardian of weather and of harvests. He is depicted subtended by a sickle moon, wearing a feathered crown and an armored projection on his back. May also be represented as a goddess....
God name "Si Chimu" Peru God of the moon Peru
Deity name "Tanga-tango" Peruvian An ancient deity who existed before anything else. Peruvian
Goddess name "Top'tine" Brazil Goddess of fire Peru / Brazil
Supreme god name "Uni" Etruscan The supreme goddess and the patron goddess of Perugia. Etruscan
Goddess name "Uni" Etruscan Tutelary goddess. The consort of the sky god TIN and linked with the region of Perugia....
God name "Veles" Slavic A major Slavic god of earth, waters and the underworld, associated with dragons, cattle, magic, musicians, wealth and trickery. He is also the opponent of thunder-god Perun, and the battle between two of them constitutes one of the most important myths of Slavic mythology.
Spirit name "Wanka" Inca / pre - Columbian South America / Peru, etc Guardian spirit. The apotheosis of a tall stone or boulder (HVACA) set upright in the center of a field....
Spirit name "Wawki" Inca / pre - Columbian South America / Peru, etc Guardian spirit. The apotheosis of a stone or HVACA which each Inca emperor carried with him as a personal tutelary deity. The object was known as a “brother.”...
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....
Goddess name "Zaramama" Peru ("grain mother") or Mama Zara was the Inca mythology goddess of grain. She was associated with maize that grew in multiples or were similarly strange. These strange plants were sometimes dressed as dolls of Zaramama. She was also associated with willow trees. Peru