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NameOriginDescription
Goddess name "AMATERASU-O-MI-KAMI" Shinto / Japan Sun goddess. The central figure of Shintoism and the ancestral deity of the imperial house. One of the daughters of the primordial god IZANAGI and said to be his favorite offspring, she was born from his left eye. She is the sibling of SUSANO-WO, the storm god. According to mythology she and Susano-Wo are obliged to join each other in order to survive....
Spirit name "Alfs" Norse Male ancestral spirits. Norse
Goddess name "Anaulikutsaix" Pacific Goddess of rivers of ancestral knowledge, spiritual warriors, wisdom, instinct, determination and persistence. Very fond of salmon.
Hero name "Belus" Greek A son of Poseidon by Libya or Eurynome. He was a twin-brother of Agenor, and father of Aegyptus and Danaus. He was believed to be the ancestral hero and national divinity of several eastern nations, from whence the legends about him were transplanted to Greece and became mixed up with Greek myths. Greek
Hero name "Boeotus" Greek A son of Poseidon or Itonus and Arne (Antiope or Melanippe), and brother of Aeolus. He was the ancestral hero of the Boeotians, who derived their name from him. Greek
Deity name "Bomazi" Congo Ancestral deity of the Bushongo and other peoples of the Congo.
Goddess name "Brag srin mo" Tibet Goddess of fertility and an ancestral goddess Tibet
Hero name "Bura" Greek A daughter of Ion, the ancestral hero of the Ionians, and Helice, from whom, the Achaean town of Bura derived its name.
God name "Foto-Tama" Japan / Shinto An ancestral god
Goddess name "Futo-Tama" Shinto / Japan Ancestral god. A significant deity in mythology because he took part in the divination and ritual necessary before the process of drawing the Sun goddess AMATERASU out of her cave could begin. He collected together various magical objects, pushed forward the perfect Divine mirror, recited the sacred liturgy and begged Amaterasu never again to hide her face. The guardian of Prince NINIGI, ancestor of the imperial dynasty, Futo-Tama is more specifically the ancestor of the Imba clan in Japan....
King name "Huitzilopochtli" Aztec The Divine leader who rescued an ancestral people from his devastated island kingdom in the Atlantic Ocean, Aztlan. Arriving in the Valley of Mexico, they built a new capital to commemorate their lost city, when Tenochtitlan was constructed on a rocky island at the center of a man-made lake. Aztec
God name "Iksvaku" Hindu / Vedic Creator god. One of the ancestral dynasty of Sun gods or ADITI....
God name "Ikvaku" Hindu / Vedic An ancestral Sun god, that creator god
God name "In" Anglo - Saxon Ancestral god. According to a runic poem he is the father of the Saxons and appeared from across the sea and then disappeared, never to return. He may also be classed as one of the Nordic AESIR gods....
God name "Ing" Anglo-Saxon Ancestral god. Anglo-Saxon
Goddess name "Itaba" Haiti Ancestral goddess Haiti
Spirit name "Lar Familiaris" Roman Ancestral spirit. A personal and vaguely defined deity brought into the house from the surrounding land....
Ghost name "Mombo Wa Ndhlopfu" Mozambique Masters of the Forest, serpents that were credited with speech and bad breath. Often associated with the flesh-eating maggots of corpses, ancestral spirits and ghosts took that form as a disguise. Ronga, Mozambique
God name "Mombo Wa Ndhlopfu (elephant face)" Ronga / Mozambique, southern Africa Tutelary god. An ancestral deity who lives in and controls the Forests, also appearing in the guise of a huge snake. He is propitiated by the sacrifice of a cockerel....
Spirit name "Naimuena" Colombia / Ecuador A great ancestral spirit worshipped as a supreme being, the creator, and a vegetation god. The Uitoto, Colombia and Ecuador
Goddess name "Ninigi (Prince)" Shinto / Japan Ancestral god. The deity who, according to tradition, is the heir apparent of the Sun goddess Amaterasu. He was sent to earth from heaven to rule at the behest of the gods. His parents are Taka-Mi-Musubi and Ame-No-OshiHo-Mimi and he takes the title of “divine grandchild.” He is the ancestral deity of the imperial dynasties....
Spirit name "Olokun" Africa The patron orisa of the descendants of Africans that were carried away during the Maafa, the Transatlantic Slave Trade or Middle Passage. Olokun works closely with Oya, deity of Sudden Change, and Egungun, Collective Ancestral spirits, to herald the way for those that pass to ancestorship, as it plays a critical role in death (Iku), Life and the transition of human beings and spirits between these two existences.
God name "Owiot" Luiseno Indian / California, USA moon god. The ancestral deity of the tribe....
God name "Owiot Luiseno" Cal us the moon god who is the ancestral deity of this tribe
God name "Ryangombe" Africa Tutelary god and ancestral deity. Rwanda, Africa
Spirit name "Ryangombe" Rwanda / East Africa Tutelary god. An ancestral deity and king of the spirit world who has an oracular capacity....
God name "Tano" Akan Stool god of Obo, associated with the ancestral stools. Akan
"Totilma'il (father-mother)" Mayan / Tzotzil, Mesoamerican / Mexico Creator being. An androgynous personality who represents the ancestral source of creation....
Spirit name "Unkulunkulu" Zulu The creator god and great ancestral spirit of the Zulu people. Unkulunkulu is believed to have grown on a reed in the mythical swamp of Uhlanga. Zulu
Goddess name "Vivasvan (shining)" Hindu / Vedic / Puranic Sun god. The original Vedic list of six descendants of the goddess ADITI or ADITYAS, all of whom take the role of Sun gods was, in later times, enlarged to twelve, including Vivasvan. One of his titles is the “embodiment of ancestral law.” His consort is SARANYU and he is identified as the father of YAMA and YAMI, as well as MANU and the ASVINS. His color is golden and his attributes a Forest garland, two lotuses and a trident. Also Vivasvat....