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NameOriginDescription
God name "Annammr i" Hindu / Puranic Form of the god V IS'NU. The patron deity of kitchens and food. A shrine at Srirangam in southern India contains two-armed bronze images of the god. Attributes: a ball of rice in one hand, and in the other a container of payasa (sweetened milk and rice)....
God name "Ayiyanayaka" Singhalese / Sri Lanka Plague god. A deity of fields and woodlands who is still revered as a guardian of crops and a protector against plague....
God name "Beg-Tse (concealed coat of mail)" Buddhist / Lamaist / Tibet God of war. One of a group of eight DHARMAPALA with terrible appearance and royal attire. Stands with one foot on a horse and one on a man. Color: red. Attrib utes: banner, fire, skin and sword. May appear with three eyes. Also Cam srin....
Goddess name "Brag srin mo" Tibet Goddess of fertility and an ancestral goddess Tibet
God name "Dadimunda" Sri Lanka Treasurer of the god Upulvan and protector of Buddhism. Sri Lanka
God name "Dadimunda" Singhalese Buddhist / Sri Lanka Tutelary god. An attendant on the god UPULVAN to whom he acted as treasurer. The guardian of Buddhism in Sri Lanka. His sacred animal is an elephant. Also Devata bandara....
Goddess name "Devi (the goddess)" Hindu / Epic / Puranic Goddess epitomizing the active female principle. Devi evolved as a major goddess out of the older notion of mother and vegetation goddesses. She is seen more as an abstract principle who will nevertheless respond directly to worshipers' prayers. By the fifth century AD she appears in many forms as the active (feminine) aspect or power of male deities. General attributes: conch, hook, noose, prayer wheel and trident. Devi is also the generic name given to a female deity, in her capacity as the consort of a god or DEVA.See also SRI(DEVI), BHUMIDEVI....
Goddess name "Hemantadevi" Buddhist - Lamaist / Tibet Goddess of Winter. One of several seasonal deities. Also an attendant of Sridevi. Usually accompanied by a camel. Color: blue. Attributes: cup and hammer....
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.
Goddess name "Kabandha" India A monstrous evil spirit slain by Rama. A son of the goddess Sriand "covered with hair, vast as a mountain, without head or neck, having a mouth armed with immense teeth in the middle of his belly, arms a league long, and one enormous eye in his breast." India
Goddess name "Kamaksi (of amorous appearance)" Dravidian / Tamil / southern India / Sri Lanka Goddess. A SAKTI of SI IVA recognized locally at Kanchipuram, but also in her own right at several places in southern India. Also Kamatchi (Tamil)....
Deities name "Kataragama" Tamil / Sri Lanka Tutelary god. One of four great national deities and equating to the Hindu god SKANDA. Also Ceyon....
God name "Katargama" Sri Lanka Tutelary gody Tamil / Sri Lanka
"Katavul" India Ultimate creator all who exists in the world and able to judge humanity and to reward or punish India / Tamil / Sri Lanka
Supreme god name "Katavul" Tamil / southern India / Sri Lanka Supreme god. The ultimate creator of all that exists in the world and the judge of humanity able to reward or punish at will....
Supreme god name "Katavul Tamil" S India / Sri Lanka Such a supreme god that he was the ultimate creator all that exists in the world & able to judge humanity & to reward or punish at well
Goddess name "Kiri Amma" Sri Lanka Goddess of healing, childhood diseases. Sri Lanka
Goddess name "Korravai" Davidian / Tamil / S India / Sri Lanka though sweet to the to for (?) A war goddess
Goddess name "Korravai" Dravidian / Tamil / southern India / Sri Lanka war goddess. Worshiped in desert regions in southern India, thought to live in trees and equating to DURGA. She has a son, MURUKAN. Also Katukilal; Korrawi....
Goddess name "Korraval" Dravidian Goddess of war India / Dravidian / Tamil / Sri Lanka
Goddess name "Korrawi" India Goddess of battle and victory India / Tamil / Sri Lanka
Goddess name "Korrawi Tamil" India / Sri Lanka the goddess of battle & victory
"Laksmana" Hindu The promoter of fortune, was ever deeply attached from his infancy to his eldest brother, Sri Rama, the delight of the world. Hindu
Goddess name "Lha-Mo (the goddess)" Buddhist - Lamaist / Tibet Goddess. Coming from the old Bon pantheon and equating with the Hindu goddess SRIDEVI....
God name "Mayon (the black one)" Early Dravidian / Tamil / southern India / Sri Lanka Creator god. Animistic high god of the pastoral regions, found in Sangam literature and thought to reside in trees. Perhaps equating with VIS'NU or KRSNA....
Goddess name "Medha (wisdom)" Buddist / Mahayana Minor goddess. The SAKTI of Sridhara....
Goddess name "Nappinnai" Hindu - Dravidian / Tamil Local goddess. Consort of KRSNA. Mentioned in the Vaisnavite and Saivite literature, the Krsna-Nappinnai cult was prominent in Tamil-speaking areas of southern India in the seventh to ninth centuries. According to tradition Krsna wed Nappinnai after a bullbaiting contest during which he took on and defeated seven bulls. Nappinnai may be a localized form of Sri-Laksmi. Also Pinnai....
God name "Natha" Buddhist / Sri Lanka A tutelary god
God name "Natha" Buddhist / Sri Lanka Tutelary god. One of four local emanations of the BODHISATTVA AVALOKITESVARA....
Goddess name "Pattini" Sri Lanka Goddess of summer and another mother goddess. Sri Lanka
Goddess name "Pattini/ Pattinidevi" Sri Lanka A goddess of summer and mother goddess
Goddess name "Pattinidevi (queen of goddesses)" Hindu / Singhalese / Sri Lanka Mother goddess. A deification of Kannaki, the consort of Kovolan who, according to ancient Tamil tradition, journeyed to the town of Madurai to sell a gold anklet. Through trickery she was convicted of theft and executed, but was canonized. According to another tradition, she was born from a mango pierced by a sacred arrow. In southern India and Sri Lanka a goddess of chastity and fidelity in marriage. Also a guardian against diseases, including measles and smallpox. She is associated with fire-walking rituals. Attributes: cobra-hood behind the head, and a lotus....
Demon name "Rama (pleasing)" Hindu / Epic / Puranic Incarnation of the god VIS NU. The seventh avatara (sun aspect) of Vis nu. Rama began as a comparatively minor incarnation who became one of the great heroes of the Ramayana epic, as well as featuring in the Mahabharata. The son of Dasaratha and Kausalya, he was a king of Ayodhya who, in the Ramayana, slew the demon Ravana that had captured his consort SITA and was upheld as a deity par excellence in respect of manhood and honor, though his subsequent treatment of his wife might be regarded as cavalier (see Sita). The Ramayana epic was composed by the poet and sage Valmeeki during the reign of Ramachandra and it gave form to a story that had been in existence for many centuries as an oral tradition. Valmeeki portrayed Rama not as an incarnate deity but as a great mortal hero. The saga is strongly political and serves to unite a vast and fragmented people in a common focus, irrespective of caste and language. It defines the historical schism between the Hindu culture of India and the largely Buddhist tradition of Sri Lanka. Rama rides in a chariot and is depicted in human form with two arms, typically holding a sugar cane bow and with a quiver at his shoulder. Also Ramacandra....
Demon name "Ravana" s The giant king-demon of Sri Lanka. One of the remaining ruling black magicians of the last days of the Atlantis period, he carried away Sita, Rama's wife, which led to the great war in the Ramayana.
"Samkarsana" Dravidian / Tamil / southern India / Sri Lanka Localized form of BALARAMA. Has a complexion “white like milk,” wears a blue robe with a red garland and carries a nanjil (plough)....
Goddess name "Saraddevi (goddess of autumn)" BuddhistLamaist / Tibet Fertility and vegetation goddess. Associated with autumn, and an attendant of the goddess SRIDEVI. Her sacred animal is an antelope. Attributes: cup, knife and peacock feather....
God name "Seyon (the red one)" Dravidian / Tamil / southern India / Sri Lanka Creator god. An early deity associated particularly with hilly regions in parts of southern India and thought to live in trees. Also Muruga....
Goddess name "Sri(devi) (prosperity)" Hindu / Epic / Puranic (1) Goddess. An early name which was syncretized with that of LAKSMI to form Sri-Laksmi.(2) Goddess. Buddhist-Lamaist [Tibet]. One of a group of DHARMAPALA with terrible appearance and royal attire who protect the Dalai Lama. A manifestation of the goddess DEVI sometimes seen in company with VIS NU, when conventionally she stands on his right. Her breasts are covered by a narrow band of cloth. She may be invoked to provide wealth (see also Laksmi). Her retinue includes the goddesses of the seasons and her animal is a mule. Color: blue. Attributes: chiefly cup and staff but on occasion several other objects including a pink lotus. Three-eyed and may be three-headed. Also LHA MO.(3) Goddess. Jain....
Goddess name "Sri[devi]" Buddhist Goddess of terrible appearance and Royal attire Buddhist / Tibet
Goddess name "Sri[devi]" Buddhist / Tibet A goddess of terrible appearance & Royal attire
Goddess name "Sridevi" Hindu Goddess Hindu / Puranic / Epic
God name "Srikantha" Hindu Minor god and an aspect of Siva Hindu / Puranic / Epic
Deity name "Srikantha (beautiful throat)" Hindu / Epic / Puranic Minor deity. One of a group of emancipated VIDYESVARAS (lords of knowledge) considered to be aspects of S IVA, in this instance referring to his darkish blue neck. Also one of the EKADASARUDRAS or eleven forms of RUDRA. Attributes: hatchet and trident....
Goddess name "Srivasumukhi" Buddhist Minor attendant goddess Buddhist / Mahayana
Goddess name "Srivasumukhi (excellent-faced)" Buddhist / Mahayana Minor goddess. An attendant of VASUDHARA....
Goddess name "Srivasundhara (earth)" Buddhist / Mahayana Minor goddess. An attendant of VASUDHARA....
Goddess name "Srividyadevi (of excellent knowledge)" Hindu Minor goddess. A deity of terrifying appearance. Attributes: necklace of bones, teeth....
Goddess name "Srividyavedi" Hindu Minor goddess who likes to wear a necklace of teeth and bones Hindu
God name "Upulvan" Sri Lanka 'the water-lily colored' One of a group of "four great gods", and each of these four gods was the patron of a certain part of the Island. Sri Lanka
God name "Upulvan (like the blue lotus)" Singhalese / Sri Lanka Local god. The most senior of the four great gods of the Singhalese pantheon. Identified with VIS NU, according to one tradition his specific task was to protect the culture of Sri Lanka from Buddhism. Conversely he stood by Gautama BUDDHA against the Hindu MARA....
Goddess name "Vasantadevi" Buddhist - Lamaist / Tibet Goddess of spring. Particularly known from Tibet, where she appears in the retinue of SRIDEVI. Her animal is a mule. Attributes: cup and sword....