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God Name and Meaning

List of Gods : "Puerto Rico"   (10 records)

NameOriginDescription
God name
"Bugid Y Aiba"
Puerto Rico / Haiti God of war. Classed as one of the ZEMIS. The local Indians have believed that the deity can give them strength. When they smoke in a ritual ceremony in honor of the god, their arms increase in size. He will also restore failed eyesight....
God name
"Bugid Y Alba"
Haiti God of war Haiti / Puerto Rico
God name
"Faraguvol"
Puerto Rico / Haiti Votive god. The deified trunk of a tree which is carried to a tribal chief and presented. The being represented, classed as a ZEMI, is considered to wander about and can escape from a closed bag or sack....
God name
"Faragvoul"
Puerto Rico / Haiti A votive god
Spirit name
"Loa"
Africa spirit beings who were imported by Africa slaves Haiti / Puerto Rico
Spirit name
"Loa"
Puerto Rico / Haiti spirit beings. The gods of the voodoo cult who were originally imported by slaves from West Africa. An amount of Christian influence is present in their makeup....
Goddess name
"Oba"
Puerto Rico Goddess of water. Puerto Rico
God name
"Olokum"
Carib A god in Puerto Rico that is a hermaphrodite
Spirit name
"Yocahu"
Puerto Rico / Haiti Tutelary god. A benevolent deity, the son of the universal mother, and known as the “great spirit.” Believed to live in the Sun. Also Marcoti; JocakuvagueMaorocon....
Deities name
"Zemi"
Puerto Rico / Haiti One of a pair of primordial beings. Known as Morobo and Binatel, they are the parents of all other deities, though they did not create the cosmos which, according to belief, has always been in existence. They are depicted in stone, wood or clay figures and are invoked in prayers. Two wooden ZEMIS used to be kept in a sacred cave at Toaboyna in Haiti and were the subject of several annual pilgrimages. The Sun and the moon were believed to have emerged from the cave....