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List of Gods : "West"
NameOriginDescription
Age Africa God of animals. Revered by hunters in the savannah regions. Benin, West Africa
Ajalamo Africa God of unborn children. Nigeria, West Africa
Ajalamo Yoruba Africa God of fetuses. west Africa()/Nigeria
Ala aka Ale Africa Ana, Ani, Chthonic fertility goddess who is also goddess of the underworld linked with a cult of the dead, which rest in her womb . Ibo Eastern Nigeria, West Africa
Alatangana Africa With Sa, one of two creator deities he created land from swamp and placed vegetation on earth. He then eloped with the Sa's daughter and fathered seven boys and seven girls. Kono - Eastern Guinea, West Africa
Ament Egypt/Libya Aka Amenti, "The Westerner," "hidden goddess." Goddess of the Underworld and consort of Amen. She greeted all dead people to the land of the dead with bread and water. If they ate and drank, they could not return to the land of the living. Egypt/Libya
Amida-Nyorai Buddhist/Japan Presides over the Pure Land of the Western Paradise, the Japanese people turned to him at their moment of death. Buddhist/Japan
Amma Africa Creator god. He first created the sun from a clay pot and coils of copper and the moon using a clay pot and brass. Black people were created from sunlight and white from moonlight. He then proceeded to circumsise the earth goddess, whose clitoris was an anthill and their first offspring was a jackal. She then got pregnant by rain and produced plants. He then became the father of mankind. Dogon Mali, West Africa
Aniel Greek An angelic guard who tries to stop the West wind escaping through the gates.
Antiewo West Africa The Great Serpent who comes out after the rain. The rainbow is his reflection. West Africa
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Aondo Africa Creator god who lives in the sky and sends the sun each morning. Central Nigeria, West Africa
Arabati Africa Creator god worshipped by a pigmy tribe living along the banks of the river Ituri. Congo, West Africa
Asase Yaa / Asase Efua Africa Chthonic fertility goddess. As the womb of the earth, she represents and is also goddess of truth. Ghana, West Africa
Ashiakle Africa Goddess of wealth. The daughter of Nai, god of the sea, she was born in the ocean and came to land in a canoe. Ghana, West Africa
Aspalis Semitic Goddess of hunting. West Semitic
Baeldaeg aka Baldag Saxons Teutonic god of the day, of light-the name used among the Saxons and Westphalians.
Bayemon France A reigning monarch of the western parts of the Infernal Regions.
Belatu-Cadros aka Belatucadros Britain Belatucadrus, "fair shining one" or "fair slayer", a deity worshipped in northern Britain, particularly in Cumberland and Westmorland. He may be related to Belenus and Cernunnos, equated with Mars.
Bokwus Kwakiutl Fearsome spirit in the great North Western American forests. Kwakiutl
Caolainn Origin Goddess who was the guardian of a magical well in County Roscommon in western Ireland Her myth is the origin of the 'wishing well'
Corineus British A hero in the employ of Brute, who conquered the giant Goem'agot, for which achievement the whole western horn of England was allotted him. He called it Corinea, and the people Corineans, from his own name. British
Davy Jones's Locker Indian I.e. he is dead. Jones is a corruption of Jonah, the prophet, who was thrown into the sea. Locker, in seaman's phrase, means any receptacle for private stores; and duffy is a ghost or spirit among the West Indian negroes. So the whole phrase is, "He is gone to the place of safe keeping, where duffy Jonah was sent to."
Ezili Fon Haiti/ Vodun/ West Indies A goddess who represents wisdom & beauty & love
Gigantes Greek According to Homer, they were a gigantic and savage race of men, governed by Eurymedon, and dwelling in the distant west, in the island of Thrinacia; but they were extirpated by Eurymedon on account of their insolence towards the gods. Greek
Gorgophone Greek A daughter of Perseus and Andromeda. Her name means "Gorgon Slayer", a tribute to her father who killed Medusa, the mortal Gorgon. Gorgophone is a central figure in the history of Sparta, having been married to two kings, Oebalus of Sparta (actually Lakonia, Sparta's region) and Perieres of Messenia, the region to the west of Lakonia which Sparta, in the late 8th or early 7th century B.C. enslaved. Greek
Gua West Africa Supreme god who created the universe and takes a special interest in agriculture, blacksmiths and thunder. West Africa
Ha Egypt A god of the deserts to the west of Egypt
Habuiri West Indies A creator and sky god who make plants grow. West Indies
Heitsi-Eibib Namaqua A flood hero deity who "came from the east," landing in the west of Cape South Africa, a very long time ago, with fellow survivors from a sunken kingdom. Namaqua
Hermensul or Ermensul Christian A Saxon deity, worshipped in Westphalia. Charlemagne broke the idol, and converted its temple into a Christian church. Probably it was a war-god.
Hsi Wang Mu China Mother goddess of the Western Paradise and female energy. China
Hu Sheng China God of the Western Constellations. China
Hu Yunpeng China God of the Western Constellations. China
Huzayui Egypt Serpent headed, winged god of the west wind Egypt
I conjure you Egypt O sword, by the three Holy Names, ALBROT, ABRACADABRA, JEOVA! Be thou my fortress and defence against all enemies, visible and invisible, in every magical work. By the Holy Name SADAY, which is great in power, and by these other names, CADOS, CADOS, CADOS, ADONAY, ELOY, ZENA, OTH, OCHIMANUEL, the First and the Last, Wisdom, Way, Life, Virtue, Chief, Mouth, Speech, Splendour, Light, Sun, Fountain, Glory, Mountain, Vine, Gate, Stone, Staff, Priest, Immortal, MESSIAH, Sword, do thou rule in all my affairs and prevail in those things which oppose me. Amen. Ceremonial Magic Zendou Ki. A protecter spirit who, along with Myodou Ki, protects En no Gyoja. Japan Zeoteus. A son of Tricolonus, and founder of the town of Zoetia in Arcadia. Zephon [scarcher of secrets ]. The cherub despatched by Gabriel to find Satan, after his flight from hell. Ithuriel goes with him. Milton: Paradise Lost, iv. Zephyritis. A surname of Aphrodite, derived from the promontory of Zephyrium in Egypt. Zephyrus, the personification of the west wind, is described by Hesiod as a son of Astraeus and Eos. Greek Zervan, Zurvan, Zrvan. The god of time in Persian literature. Identified in the Greek texts with Chronos and, in the Roman world, with Saturn. Zerynthia. A surname of Aphrodite, from the town of Zerinthus in Thrace, where she had a sanctuary said to have been built by Phaedra. Zetes, a son of Boreas and Oreithyia, and a brother of Calais. Zetes and Calais, called the Boreadae, are mentioned among the Argonauts ( Apollodorus i.), and are generally described as winged beings though some say that they had wings at their heads and feet and others that they had them only at their feet or at their shoulders. Greek Zethus, a son of Zeus and Antiope, at Thebes, and a brother of Amphion. According to some he was married to Aedon, and according to others to Thebe. Greek Zeus, the greatest of the Olympian gods, and the father of gods and men, was a son of Cronus and Rhea, a brother of Poseidon, Hades (Pluto), Hestia, Demeter, Hera, and at the same time married to his sister Hera. Greek Zeuxippe, a sister of Pasithea or Praxithea, was a Naiad and married to Pandion, by whom she became the mother of Procne, Philomela, Erechtheus and Butes. Greek Zha-Zha. Angels which come against those who send the evil eye against the Baptized. Early Nazorean Zhir u Zahrun, means "the Illuminated and the Illuminating." Early Nazorean
Jocchu Vague Maorocon West Indies An immortal invisible being…who lived in the heavens. West Indies
Kanati Cherokee Kanati "The Lucky Hunter". Sometimes called First Man. He lives with his wife Selu ("Corn") in the east where the sun rises, and their sons, the Twin Thunder Boys, live in the west. Cherokee
Knaritja Australia The earth and the sky had always existed and had always been the home of Supernatural Beings. The western Aranda believe that the sky is inhabited by an emu-footed Great Father (Knaritja), who is also the Eternal Youth (altjira nditja). He has dog-footed wives and many sons and daughters. "They lived on fruits and vegetable foods in an eternally green land, unaffected by droughts, through which the Milky Way flowed like a broad river...".' They have an Eden-like place where only trees, fruits and flowers flourish. All these sky-dwellers are seen as ageless and beyond death. The Aranda, Australia
Kun Lun Chinese The Kunlun mountains are well known in Chinese mythology and are believed to be Taoist paradise. The first to visit this paradise was King Mu. He supposedly discovered there the Jade Palace of Huang-Di, the mythical Yellow Emperor and originator of Chinese culture, and met Hsi Wang Mu, the 'Spirit Mother of the West' usually called the 'Queen Mother of the West', who was the object of an ancient religious cult which reached its peak in the Han Dynasty, also had her mythical abode in these mountains.
Lia Fail Celtic The Fatale Marmor or Stone of Destiny. On, this stone the ancient Irish kings sat at their coronation, and according to tradition, wherever that stone might be the people there would be dominant. It was removed to Scone; and Edward removed it from Scone Abbey to London. It is kept in Westminster Abbey under who royal throne, on which the English sovereigns sit at their coronation. Celtic
Na Ngutu West Africa Guardian deity of warriors slain in battle. west Africa
Ndjambi Africa A supreme being whom they call by two names: Ndjambi Karunga. He lives in Heaven and is omnipresent. Hereo, West Africa
Ngewo Western Tropics Creator an el supremo god. Western Tropics
Nyambe Africa One of Nyambe's creations was Kamunu, the first human being. Nyambe gave Kamunu the task of naming all the other creations and told the human being that all the animals were his siblings. As such he should look after them. Lozi, South West Africa
Oewiros Greek A personification of dream, and in the plural of dreams. According to Homer Dreams dwell on the dark shores of the western Oceanus, and the deceitful dreams come through an ivory gate, while the true ones issue from a gate made of horn. Hesiod (Theogony. 212) calls dreams the children of night, and Ovid, who calls them children of Sleep, mentions three of them by name, viz. Morpheus, Icelus or Phobetor, and Phantasus. Euripides called them sons of Gaea, and conceived them as genii with black wings. Greek
Oya West Africa Oya made the first element from which the universe exists. She is one of the three river goddesses and personificates the river Niger. West Africa
Oya West Indies Goddess of the ancestors, war, the cemetery and the rainbow. West Indies
Padmantaka Buddhist God who is the guardian of the Western direction Buddhist
Pantao Taoist The peach of immortality that grew in the garden of Hsi wang mu, "Queen Mother of the West". When the fruit ripened every 3,000 years, the event was celebrated by a sumptuous banquet attended by the Pa Hsien the "Eight Immortals". Taoist
Quades Semitic Goddess of fertility Western Semitic
RaHathor (Het-Hert, Het-Heru, Hwt-Hert, Hethara Egipt meaning "House of Horus [the Elder]", was a goddess of many things, from the celestial to the alcoholic! She was a celestial goddess, The Mistress of Heaven. A goddess of love, music and beauty as the Goddess of Love, Cheerfulness, Music and Dance. Hathor was known as the Mother of Mothers and the Celestial Nurse who presided over women, fertility, children and childbirth. Yet Hathor was also a goddess of baser things - she was the Vengeful Eye of Ra, the Lady of Drunkenness, and a goddess of the dead as Lady of the West.
Shita Hopi A large monster who lived somewhere in the west, and used to come to the village of Oraibi to devour children. Often also grown people were eaten by the monster. The people became very much alarmed over the matter, and especially the village chief was very much worried over it. Finally he concluded to ask the Pookonghoyas for assistance. Hopi.
Si-wang-mu China Lived eternally in the Jade Mountains, was Mother Queen of the West and a deputy of heaven who could see the world from her mountain peak and punish evil doers. China
Tayau Sakaimoka Huichol Mexico Western setting sun god Mexico
Thatmanitu Semitic Goddess of health and healing. Western Semitic
The pendragon Naud s Cedric, founder of the West Saxon kingdom, slew Naud, the pendragon, with 5,000 men. This Naud is called Natanleod, a corruption of Naudan ludh (Naud, the people's refuge). Anglo Saxon
Thessaly Greek Is one of the 13 peripheries of Greece, and is further sub-divided into 4 prefectures. The capital of the periphery is Larissa. The prefecture lies in central Greece and borders Macedonia on the north, Epirus on the west, Sterea Hellas or Central Greece on the south and the Aegean Sea on the east. Greek
Turmiel Nazorean An angelic guard who stops the west wind escaping. Early Nazorean
Ubelluris Hittite A mountain god who carried the western edge of the sky on his shoulders. Hittite
Ulutuyer Ulu Toyon Siberia Ulu-Toyon. The chief of the 'dark' spirits is Ulutuyer-Ulu-Toyon, 'Onmipotent Lord'. He is always described as living in the western sky, and, in contrast to the inactive Art-Toyon-Aga, he is the personification of action and of the passions. Ulu-Toyon is not always harmful to men, for he gives to them one of his souls, sur, and defends them from the attacks of abassylar. The Yakut, Siberia
Vairotya Jain One of the sixteen Mahavidyas who were accorded the most favoured position after the Jinas in Western India. Jain
Vestre Norse The dwarf presiding over the west region. Norse
Wagyl Australia A snakelike creature who created the waterways in and around the south-west of Western Australia
Were Africa Supreme Creator God. North West Africa
Westri Norse One of the four strong dwarfs who, with Nordri, Sudri and Austri, uphold the four corners of the heavenly vault. Norse
Wodan Anglo-Saxon The deity in Anglo-Saxon polytheism corresponding to Norse Odin, both continuations of a Proto-Germanic deity, Wodanaz. Other West Germanic forms of the name include Dutch Wodan, Alemannic Wuodan, and German Wotan.
Xipe Totec Aztec "our lord the flayed one", was a life-death-rebirth deity, god of agriculture, the west, disease, spring, goldsmiths and the seasons. He flayed himself to give food to humanity. Aztec
Zephyrus Greek The god of the west wind
Zinggen Enochian An angelic king, ruling in the West-North-West. Enochian