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List of Gods   : "Uganda"

NameOriginDescription
God name "Apap" Teso / Uganda, East Africa Creator god. Regarded as a benevolent sky god who brings the Rain to parched land. Also Akuj....
God name "Apap Teso" Uganda Creator god who as a benevolent sky god brings Rain Uganda
Goddess name "Arawa" Kenya moon goddess and the daughter of the creator god Tororut and his consort Seta. Kenya and Uganda
Goddess name "Arawa" Suk / Pokot / Kenya / Uganda, East Africa moon goddess. The two tribes share the same pantheon of deities. Arawa is the daughter of the creator god TORORUT and his consort SETA....
Supreme god name "Asis" Kenya / Uganda God of the Sun. The younger brother of the supreme god of heaven Tororut. In Nandi Asis becomes the supreme creator god. Kenya / Uganda
Supreme god name "Asis" Suk / Pokot / Kenya / Uganda, East Africa Sun god. These two tribes share the same pantheon. The younger brother of the supreme god of heaven TORORUT. In Nandi [Kenya] religion, Asis becomes the supreme creator god....
Goddess name "Atida" Uganda Goddess of hunting and Rain Uganda
God name "Edeke" Uganda God of calamity and disasters. Uganda
God name "Edeke" Teso / Uganda, East Africa God of disasters. The antagonist of the creator god APAP, Edeke is propitiated during times of famine and plague....
God name "Edeke Teso" Uganda A god of disasters
God name "Enudu Gisha" Uganda God of plague, specifically smallpox Uganda
God name "Enundu" Gishu / Uganda, East Africa Plague god. A god identified with smallpox and propitiated with the sacrifice of a goat....
God name "Gasani" Uganda A god of the sky and of the water and chief god of the Baken. Uganda
God name "Gibini" Uganda Plague god associated with of the smallpox god Uganda
God name "Gibini" Gishu / Uganda, East Africa Plague god. Associated with the smallpox god ENUNDU, he is propitiated with offerings of vegetables and is symbolized by special trees planted near the house....
God name "Gibini Gishu" Uganda A plague God associated with of the smallpox god
God name "Ilat" Pokot / Suk / Uganda / western Kenya, East Africa Rain god. The son of the creator god TORORUT. According to legend, when his father calls on him to fetch water Ilat always spills some, which descends to earth as Rain....
Supreme god name "Jie" Uganda The supreme god of the Akuj. Uganda
God name "Jok" Uganda God of the Alur tribesmen of Uganda and Zaire. He is also known as Jok Odudu the god of birth. Uganda
God name "Jok" African Creator god. A generic term employed by a large number of tribes. Generally the jok is represented by a totem and also has an animal name. The Acholi in Uganda perceive jok to live in caves to which they deliver food and drink offerings. For the Shilluk in Sudan, Jwok created mankind from river clay....
Goddess name "Kagaba" Uganda Sun goddess, creator and mother of all. Uganda
Goddess name "Kaikara" Bunyoro / Uganda, East Africa Harvest goddess. Propitiated before harvesting with offerings of millet....
Goddess name "Kaikara Bunyoro" Uganda Harvest goddess Uganda
Spirit name "Kangalogba" Pokot / Suk / Uganda A primordial female spirit personified in the dragonfly
Spirit name "Kangalogba" Pokot / Suk / Uganda / western Kenya, East Africa Primordial spirit. The female spirit personified in the dragonfly and also the apotheosis of the sacred river Oubangui. The mother of the creator god TORO....
Spirit name "Kangalogba Pokot" Uganda Primordial female spirit personified in the dragonfly Uganda
God name "Kibuka" Buganda / Uganda, East Africa God of war. The brother of the creator god MUKASA, said to reside on the island of Sese. According to tradition, he secured victory in war for the Buganda by taking the form of a cloud which hovered above their enemies and Rained spears and arrows. He apparently enjoyed a succession of temples in the past which housed the hidden statue of the god and his sacred shield....
God name "Kibuka Buganda" Uganda God of war Uganda
God name "Lubanga" Bunyoro / Uganda, East Africa God of health. He is invoked by offerings of beer and his sanctuaries are surrounded by rows of trees....
God name "Lubanga Buynyopro" Uganda God of health. Uganda
Goddess name "Min Jok" Uganda Goddess Rain Uganda
God name "Mugizi" Bunyoro / Uganda, East Africa lake god. The guardian deity of lake Albert, invoked with offerings by those wishing to cross the lake in boats....
Deity name "Mugizi Bunyoro" Lake Guardian deity of lake Albert Uganda
God name "Muhingo" Bunyoro / Uganda, East Africa God of war. Invoked specifically by warriors before entering battle....
God name "Muhingo Bunyoro" Uganda God of war Uganda
God name "Mukasa" Lake God of lake Victoria. Buganda, Uganda
Supreme god name "Mukasa" Buganda / Uganda, East Africa Supreme god. A benevolent deity whose main oracular sanctuary was sited on the island of Bubembe, lake Victoria. His first high priest was Semagunga and, by convention, only the tribal leader was permitted to consult with the oracle there. Mukasa provides Rain, food and cattle....
God name "Mukasa Buganda" Uganda A beneficent god for he demanded no sacrifices
"Mulenyi The creator" Uganda Another name for Imana. Uganda
Goddess name "Mulindwa" Uganda Tutelary goddess of the tribal chiefs. Bunyoro, Uganda
Goddess name "Mulindwa" Bunyoro / Uganda, East Africa Guardian goddess. The tutelary protector of the tribal chiefs and their families constituting the royal clan....
Goddess name "Mulindwa Bunyoro" Uganda The tutelary goddess of the tribal chiefs
"Munume" Uganda Can be found in Limbo in the Land of the Dead. Uganda
God name "Munume" Bunyoro / Uganda, East Africa God of weather. Invoked during times of drought or deluge and propitiated by means of sacrifice, usually an ox from the tribal chief and sheep or fowl from the villagers. The blood is sprinkled on the floor of the sanctuary and the flesh is eaten at the door....
God name "Munume Bunyoro" Uganda The god weather
God name "Musisi" Uganda God of earthquakes. Uganda
Goddess name "Nagadya" Uganda Goddess who causes the Rains to fall, allowing food to grow. Uganda
Goddess name "Nagawonyi" Uganda Goddess who, along with Nagadya, causes the Rains to fall, allowing food to grow. Uganda
Goddess name "Nambi" Uganda sky goddess who came to earth and married Kintu, the first man. Uganda
Deity name "Nawandyo" Uganda deity concerned with healing and medicinal herbs. Uganda
Spirit name "Ndahoro" Uganda The Great spirit of the Batoro whose assistants are Wmala and Kyomya. Uganda
God name "Ndaula" Uganda The name given to the god of smallpox. Lunyoro, Uganda
God name "Ndaula" Bunyoro / Uganda, East Africa Plague god. Particularly associated with smallpox. His shrines are usually situated on the edge of a community and on the frontiers of the tribal land so that he may be invoked to keep the disease in neighboring territory....
God name "Ndaula Bunyoro" Uganda A plague god associated with smallpox
Deity name "Omubumbi" Uganda The creator deity of the Gisu. Uganda
Deity name "Omuhangi" Uganda The creator deity of the Ankore. Uganda
God name "Rubanga" Alur / Uganda / Democratic Republic of Congo, Africa Creator god. His sacred bird is the ibis....
God name "Rubanga Alur" Uganda creator god
God name "Rugaba" Uganda God of the sky who guides the souls of the dead. Uganda
God name "Ruhanga" Bunyoro / Uganda, East Africa Creator god. The initiator of the world, he is regarded as a distant figure and seldom invoked....
God name "Ruhanga Bunyoro" Uganda this creator god was the initiator of the world, regarded as distant & if ever invoked
Goddess name "Suk" Uganda Creator goddess. Uganda
God name "Topoh" Pokot / Suk / Uganda This astral god is the god of the evening star
God name "Topoh" Pokot / Suk / Uganda / western Kenya, East Africa Astral god. The son of the creator god TORORUT and his consort SETA, he is god of the evening star....
God name "Topoh Pokot" Uganda Astral god associated with the evening star Uganda
God name "Tororut" Pokot / Suk / Uganda He is the creator god
God name "Tororut" Pokot / Suk / Uganda / western Kenya, East Africa Creator god. He is invoked in a special annual ceremony, which involves the sacrifice of an ox, to ensure safety of crops and cattle. The same ritual is performed in times of drought, famine or plague. His brother is ASIS the Sun god. His consort is SETA and their children include the Rain god ILAT, ARAWA the moon and TOPOH the evening star....
God name "Tororut Pokot" Uganda Creator god Uganda
God name "Umubumbi" Uganda The aspect of God as the creator, "the potter." The Gisu, Uganda
God name "Wamala" Bunyoro / Uganda, East Africa God of plenty. A sanctuary has existed near the royal palace and Wamala is propitiated to give the boon of children, domestic animals and crops. He is also seen in an oracular capacity and has an official intermediary....
God name "Weri Kumbamba" Gishu / Uganda, East Africa Creator god. A deity embodied in rocks and specifically invoked before and after circumcision to ensure the speedy recovery of the patient....