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NameOriginDescription
God name "ALLAH" Nabataean / Arabic The creator god of Islam. Perceived in preIslamic times as the creator of the earth and water. Named by the prophet Muhammad as the one true god and given a hundred names or epithets in the Qur'an, ninety-nine of which are known to mankind and accounted on the rosary beads; the final name remains a mystery. No representation of Allah is made in art....
God name "AMUN" Egypt Supreme creator god. Amun is a Sun god, lord of the sky and king of the Egyptian world....
God name "AN (1) (sky)" Mesopotamian / Sumerian / Iraq Supreme creator god. In Sumerian creation mythology An is the supreme being and, with his chthonic female principle, KI, is the founder of the cosmos. Also, in some texts, identified as the son of ANS'AR and KIS'AR. The head of the older generation of gods....
Goddess name "ASERAH" Amorite, Canaanite,Phoenician, Lebanon, Syria Mother goddess. Aserah is the great mother goddess of Canaan. Known as “Lady Aserah of the sea,” she seems to have lived close by the place of IL, the Canaanite creator god, and is said to have had many sons. She is described as the “creatress of the gods” and the matron of a number of other goddesses who oversee the natural world. She is also ambiguous in her attitude to BAAL. She intercedes with Il when Baal wishes to build a palace of his own yet, when he is vanquished, she attempts to place one of her own offspring on the throne....
God name "ATEN" Egypt Creator Sun god. Aten, the Sun as a disc, was revered as a numen in his own right, distinct from Atum or Re, from circa 2000 BC and possibly earlier. His influence had been growing under several pharaohs including Amenhotep II, Tuthmosis IV and Amenhotep III, who initiated a cult of Aten at Heliopolis....
God name "ATUM" Egypt Sun god and creator god. Atum is generally represented in human form and often wears a crown which combines those of Upper and Lower Egypt. He is represented as various animals including the bull, lion, snake and lizard. Atum was regarded as the progenitor of the Egyptian pharaohs. Both Atum and Re are represented by a Divine black bull, Mnevis or Mer-wer, wearing the Sun disc and uraeus or snake between its horns. It acts as an intercessor between the Sun god and his priests in Heliopolis....
Goddess name "AVALOKITESVARA (merciful lord)" Buddhist / India Bodhisattva or buddhadesignate. One of the most important deities of the Mahayana sect of Buddhism. In Lamaism he is the tutelary god of Tibet. He equates with VIS NU in Hinduism and bears links with PADMAPANI. In cosmic mythology he is a creator deity. Color: white or red. Attributes: blue lotus, image of Amitabha (topmost pyramidal head), lotus, rosary, sword and water jar. NOTE: in Chinese Buddhism he is represented by the goddess Kuan-Tin, and in Japanese by KWANNON....
"Aakuluujjusi" Inuit The great creator mother among the Inuit people.
God name "Abassi" Efik The creator god of the Nigerian Efik people. On the suggestion of his wife Atai Abassi created the first humans; to prevent them from exceed his wisdom, he ordered the first humans to neither procreate nor labor. This prohibition lasted some time, but eventually the first couple did have children and work, for which crime Abassi slew them and set their children against each other.
God name "Abira" Antioquia Creator god. Antioquia
God name "Ac Yanto (our helper)" Mayan / Mesoamerican / Mexico God of white men. The brother of the creator god...
"Adamas" Gnostic Christian / Nassene Primordial creator being. Recognized locally in Phrygia [northwestern Turkey] as an androgynous force in the cosmos....
"Aditi" Hindu Hindu supreme creator of all that has been created
God name "Adroa" Africa A god of the Lugbara people of central Africa. Adroa has two aspects: one good and one evil. He is the creator of heaven and earth, and he appears to those about to die. Adroa is depicted as a tall, white man with only half a body – one eye, one arm, one leg, one ear. Africa
Goddess name "Aebhel Afekan" Melanesia / New Guinea The creator goddess
Goddess name "Afekan" Melanesia / New Guinea Creator goddess. Melanesia / New Guinea
God name "Agu'gux" Aleut / Aleutian Islands Creator god. The name given to the Christian god under Russian Orthodox influence....
"Ahura Mazda" Persia An exalted divinity of ancient proto-Indo-Iranian religion that was subsequently declared by Zarathustra (Zoroaster) to be the one uncreated creator of all. Persia
God name "Ajbit" Mayan One of the thirteen creator gods who helped construct humanity from maize. Mayan
God name "Ajtzak" Mayan One of the thirteen creator gods who helped construct humanity from maize. Mayan
God name "Akongo" Ngombe Supreme and creator god. Ngombe
God name "Akongo" Ngombe / Democratic Republic of Congo, central Africa Creator god. The supreme deity considered to have given the world, and all that is in it, form and substance....
Deities name "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
Deities name "Alatangana" Kono / eastern Guinea, West Africa Creator god. One of two creator deities; the other is SA. ALATANGANA created land from swamp and placed vegetation on earth. VAJRAPANI and a large number of minor names.See also AMITABHA, AMOGHASIDDHI, RATNASAMBHAVA and VAIROCANA....
Deities name "Alatangana Kono" Africa One of the two creator deities, this god created land from swamp Africa(west) / Guinea
Deities name "Alom" Mayan sky god and one of the creator deities who participated in the last two attempts at creating humanity. Mayan
Goddess name "Amaunet (the hidden one)" Egypt / Upper Fertility goddess. Amaunet seems to have a taken a role as an early consort of AMUN, one of the eight deities of the OGDOAD and representing hidden power. In that context she is depicted anthropomorphically but with the head of a snake. She is shown in reliefs and as the subject of a notable statue from the Record Hall of Tuthmosis III at the Karnak complex of Thebes, where she was recognized as a benign protective deity especially called on at times of royal accession. As a fertility goddess she was largely eclipsed by the goddess MUT. She is sometimes equated with NEITH, the creator goddess of Sais, and her attributes may include the red crown of the Delta....
Supreme god name "Amayicoyondi" Peru Goddess of the sky and the wife of Niparaja, the omnipotent supreme god and creator of heaven and earth. Peru
Goddess name "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
God name "Amma" Dogon / Mali The creator god with a novel story
Goddess name "Amma (2)" Dogon / Mali, West Africa Creator god. He first created the Sun by baking a clay pot until it was white hot and coiling a band of copper around it eight times. He created the moon in similar fashion but used brass. Black people were created from Sunlight and white from moonlight. Later, having circumcised the earth goddess, whose clitoris was an anthill, he impregnated her and produced the first creature, a jackal. Next he fertilized her with Rain to engender plant life and finally became the father of mankind....
God name "Amotken" Salish Creator god of the Salish, a kind, elderly man who lives alone in heaven. He created five women from five hairs from his head and asked them what they wanted to be. Each gave him a different answer: wickedness and cruelty, goodness, mother of the earth, fire, water. Amotken did as they asked and declared that wickedness would rule earth for a time, but goodness would win in the end.
Goddess name "Amponyinamoa" Ghana Creator goddess of Ghana. She carries a head and a brass pan.
God name "Ananse" Ashanti Creator of the Sun, stars, day, moon and night who often intercedes between gods and mortals Ashanti
God name "Ananse Ashanti" Africa The creator of the Sun, stars, day, moon & night who often intercedes between gods & mortals
God name "Anm (1)" Mesopotamian / BabylonianAkkadian Creator god. Consort of ANTU(m). Derived from the older Sumerian god AN. Anu features strongly in the akitu festival in Babylon, Uruk and other cities until the Hellenic period and possibly as late as 200 BC. Some of his later pre-eminence may be attributable to identification with the Greek god of heaven, ZEUS, and with OURANOS....
Goddess name "Anulap" Micronesia A god of magic and knowledge in the mythology of Micronesia, who teaches these things to humanity. He is the husband of the creator goddess Ligobubfanu, and may be a creator deity himself.
God name "Aondo" Africa Creator god who lives in the sky and sends the Sun each morning. Central Nigeria, West Africa
God name "Aondo" Tiv / central Nigeria, West Africa Creator god. An abstract principle who lives in the sky. He sends the Sun each morning, roars with the thunder which heralds his storms and is the creator of the earth....
God name "Aondo Tiv" Nigeria The creator god that lives in the sky
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
God name "Ara" Borneo Primeval creator god, in the form of a bird, who created the heavens , and with Irik, created mankind from clay. The Sea Dyaks of Sarawak, Borneo
God name "Arabati" Africa Creator god worshipped by a pigmy tribe living along the banks of the river Ituri. Congo, West Africa
Goddess name "Aramazd" Armenia The father of all gods and goddesses, the creator of heaven and earth. Armenia
Goddess name "Ararat" Anatolia The ancient creator goddess
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....
God name "Archons" Christian / Gnostic Primordial creator gods. They include Uriel, Michael, Raphael, Gabriel, Shauil and Cassiel. Christian / Gnostic
God name "Arebati" Bambuti / Congo, West Africa Creator god. Worshiped by a pigmy tribe living along the banks of the river Ituri. He is considered to have created mankind from clay and blood, covered with skin....
God name "Armazd" Georgia Creator of the universe and the god of wisdom. Georgia
Goddess name "Asase Ya Ashanti" Ghana A goddess of the earth, fertility & the creator of humanity
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....
God name "At" Aztec / Mesoamerican / Mexico Creator god. The Sun deity representing the fourth of the five world ages each of which lasted for 2,028 heavenly years, each heavenly year being fifty-two terrestrial years. Assigned to water and presided over by CHALCHIUHTLICUE. According to tradition, the age ended in a cataclysmic destruction caused by a deluge during which all the human population were turned into fish. Illustrated by the “Stone of the Four Suns” [Yale Peabody Museum]. Also 4(Atl), Atonatiuh and Chalchiutonatiuh....
God name "Ataa Naa Nyongmo" Gan / district around Accra, Ghana, West Africa Creator god. He engendered the earth and also controls the Sun and the Rain. He causes disasters such as epidemics and earthquakes if his laws and rites are disobeyed....
God name "Ataa Naa Nyongmo Gan" Ghana The creator god that controls the Sun & the Rain, call causes disasters as epidemics & and earthquakes if you don't follow his rules
God name "Ataokoloinona" Madagascar (What-A-Strange-Thing} son of Ndriananahary, the creator god, who was sent to earth to look in to everything and to advise on the possibility of creating living beings. He never appeared again. Madagascar
God name "Aten" Egypt The creator of the universe in ancient Egyptian mythology, usually regarded as a Sun god represented by the Sun's disk. Egypt
"Atua Fafine" Polynesia Creator being Tikopia / Polynesia
God name "Atua Fafine" Polynesian / Tikopia Creator being. One of a pair with ATUA I RAROPUKA when the land of Tikopia was pulled up from the bottom of the ocean. They may have been there from the outset, or arrived on the back of a turtle from foreign parts. They engendered five sons, all gods....
"Atua Fafine Tikopia" Polynesia A creator being
Supreme god name "Atua I Kafika" Polynesian / Tikopia Supreme god. Regarded as an intercessor rather than as ultimate creator or controller....
Deity name "Atua I Raropuka" Polynesia Creator deity Tikopia / Polynesia
God name "Atua I Raropuka" Polynesian / Tikopia Creator being. One of a pair with Atua Fafine when the land of Tikopia was pulled up from the bottom of the ocean. They may have been there from the outset, or arrived on the back of a turtle from foreign parts. They engendered five sons, all gods....
Deity name "Atua I Raropuka Tikpoa" Polynesia Another creator deity
Supreme god name "Awonawilona" Pueblo / Zuni The One Who Contains Everything. The Supreme God, the Creator of All. Before the creation there was only Awonawilona; all else was darkness and emptiness. Both male and female, Awonawilona created everything from himself and taking form became the maker of light, the Sun. Pueblo / Zuni
God name "Awonawilona" Pueblo Indian / Zuni / Mesoamerica Creator god. The androgynous creator of heaven and earth and of all life, which he engendered by tossing pieces of his skin into the primeval ocean....
Spirit name "Ayi' Uru'n Toyo'n" Yakut Yakut creator spirit.
Spirit name "Ayi'-Uru'n Toyo'n (lord bright creator)" Yakut / central Siberia Creator spirit. See also URU'N AJY TOYO'N....
God name "BAIAME" Australian aboriginal Creator God. Baiame is a creator god, revered as the supreme being and instrument of good, principally by the Wiradyuri and Kamilaroi groups of aborigines in the southeast of Australia. His chief consort is generally referred to as BIRRAHGNOOLOO. In other aboriginal traditions he is known as Twanyrika....
Deities name "BRARMA (the creator)" Hindu / India Creator god. With VIS'NU and SIVA, Brahma is one of a trinity of supreme creator deities in the Hindu pantheon. Brahma is depicted with four heads, often bearded, facing in four directions, and with four hands, sometimes with one of them raised in blessing or promise. As a god of knowledge he often carries the Vedas (earliest Sanskrit mythology said to have sprung from his head) in one of his hands. According to one legendary source he was created from the right side of the primordial creator force....
Goddess name "Baau" Phoenicia Creator goddess. Mother of the first man. Phoenicia
God name "Bagadjimbiri" Australia Two brothers and creator gods. They arose from the ground as dingos and made water-holes, sex organs from a mushroom and another fungus for the androgynous first people, and invented circumcision. Australia
Goddess name "Bagvarti" Urartian / Armenia Tutelary goddess. The consort of the creator god HALDI....
God name "Bahyra" Brazil The creator god of the heavens and the earth who "expressed his wrath by thunder and lightning." The Apiaca, Brazil
"Baiamai" Australia He is considered by some to be the creator. Others believe he created his son, Burambin, who then created the world. Australia
Spirit name "Baiame" Australia The omniscient intangible great spirit is self-created, lives in the sky, is the creator of all things. He is important in initiation rites; he "receives the souls of the innocent." His voice is the thunder, his will is manifest through the wind. The Kamilaroi, Wiradjuri, and Euahlayi, Australia
God name "Banaitja" Australia Banaitja is a creator god. Australia
God name "Bariga" Ngbandi / northern Democratic Republic of Congo / Central African Republic God of clear waters. One of seven gods invoked at daybreak, the creator deity of white-skinned people....
"Bartsing" Formoza One of the creators of the Sun, moon, and stars. the other was Dgagha. The Amia, Formosa
God name "Bel" ” Mesopotamian / Babylonian - Akkadian Generic title meaning “lord. The Babylonian god MARDUK was often addressed as Bel, and the name occurs in the Vetus Testamentum. The New Year festival of akitu in Babylon included a ceremony of “leading Bel by the hand.” The name also appears at Palmyra as the tutelary creator god whose attributes include lightning and an eagle....
Spirit name "Bhagavan (the lord)" Northern / central Indian Tutelary god. Worshiped by the Bhils and other tribes as the original creator spirit and a judge of the dead soul. Also an epithet of VISNU and KRSNA. Also Bhagwan....
Goddess name "Bharati" Hindu / Vedic / Epic Is the first of the three great goddesses of Hinduism, the other two being Lakshmi and Durga. Saraswati is the consort of Lord Brahma, the Creator. Hindu / Vedic / Epic
"Biame" Australia The "Great One," or creator. Australia
Goddess name "Birrahgnooloo" Australian aboriginal Creator goddess. She is recognized by several aboriginal clans as the chief consort of BAIAME, the creator god. Revered as the all-mother of humankind and creator of living things on earth, her role largely parallels that of Baiame. Traditions suggest that during the Dreamtime she planted vegetation as she moved through the primordial world, fashioning creatures from clay and breathing spirit into human beings. Her eldest son is DARAMULUM or Gayandi, regarded as an intermediary between Baiame and humankind....
Deities name "Bitol" Mayan A sky god and one of the creator deities who participated in the last two attempts at creating humanity. Mayan
God name "Bonchor" Tunisia God thought to be the creator deity Tunisia
God name "Bonchor" Pre - Islamic Berber / Tunisia Tutelary god. Probably recognized as a creator deity....
Supreme god name "Brahma" Hindu Supreme god and creator of the cosmos. Hindu
God name "Brahma" Hindu Creator god, part of the main hindu trinity, the other two being Vishnu and Shiva. Brahma is the unmoved, uncaused first cause, and he created everything. Hindu
Deity name "Brahmins" Hindu Their "tri-murti" is a three-headed deity, representing Brahma (as creator), Vishnu (as preserver), and Siva (as destroyer).
God name "Bumba" Boshongo / Bantu / southern Africa Creator god. The progenitor of the world out of chaos. When he experienced stomachache he vomited the earth, Sun, moon and, finally, all living things, including mankind....
Goddess name "COATLICUE (the serpent-skirted goddess)" Aztec / Mesoamerican / Mexico Mother goddess. The creator goddess of the earth and mankind and the female aspect of OMETEOTL. One of the group classed as the TETEOINNAN complex. She has 400 sons, the stars of the southern sky, and is the mother of the goddess COYOLXAUHQUI. Later, as a widow, she was impregnated by a ball of feathers as she was sweeping the “serpent mountain” of Coatepec near Tula. Her other children decapitated her as punishment for her dishonor, but she gave birth to the Sun god HUITZILOPOCHTLI who subsequently slew Coyolxauhqui and her brothers, thus banishing night for day. According to tradition Coatlicue feeds off human corpses. She is also recognized as the patron deity of florists....
Deities name "Cacoch" Mayan / Mesoamerican / Mexico Creator god. According to tradition he engendered the water lily from which sprang all the other deities of the Mayan pantheon. He is also portrayed as a messenger of the creator god HACHACYUM. Also Kacoch....
God name "Cacoh" Maya A creator god
God name "Cagn" Kalahari bushmen / southern Africa Creator god. The progenitor of all life on earth....
Deity name "Cagn Mantis" Africa According to the Hottentots and the Bushman the supreme deity and creator of the world whose loves are ‘pleasing' and it is especially attached to the moon, having made it out of one of its old shoes. Africa
"Cagn Mantis/ Kalahari" Africa The creator
Deities name "Cakra (wheel)" Hindu Embodiment of the creator's mind. Emerging in the form of a six-spoked wheel (less frequently eight) which also epitomizes the passage of time, and is a symbol of wholeness and protection. Particularly associated with VISNU and KRSNA, the cakra is a common attribute held by many deities. It is probably of great antiquity since it is known from the time of the Indus Valley civilization (prior to 1700 BC). In Jainism and Buddhism it is the “wheel of the law” which leads to perfection....
God name "Camaxtli aka Mixcoatl-Camaxtli" Aztec A god of hunting, war, fate and fire and one of the four creator gods, who made the earth. He leads human sacrifices and warriors who have been slain in battle to the eastern sky, where they become stars. Aztec
Deities name "Ce Acati" Aztec / Mesoamerican / Mexico Minor creator god. One of the deities collectively classed as the QUETZALCOATL complex. Also (1) Acatl....
God name "Chhene" Isoko / southern Nigeria, West Africa Creator god. An abstract being who is embodied by a mediator in the form of a sacred wooden totem, the Oyise. The god has no temples or priests....
Deities name "Chiconahuiehecati" Aztec / Mesoamerican / Mexico Minor creator god. One of the deities collectively classed as the QUETZALCOATL complex....
God name "Chicoonahuiehecatl" Aztec Minor creator god. Aztec
God name "Chiuke" Ibo / Nigeria, West Africa sky god. Regarded as a creator god....
God name "Chiuke Ibo" Nigeria sky god who is also regarded as Creator god. Nigeria
"Cholmus" Siberia Creator of animals Siberia
God name "Chul Tatic Chites Vaaneg (holy father, creator of man)" Mayan / Mesoamerican / Mexico Creator god. Thought to be the Mayan name of the Christian god....
God name "Chul Tatic Chites Vaneg" Maya A creator god thought by some to be the name of the Christian God
God name "Chul Tatic Chites Vaneg," Mayan Creator god Mayan
Goddess name "Cihuacoatl-Quilaztli" Aztec Creator goddess who helped Quetzalcoatl create the current race of humanity by grinding up bones from the previous ages, and mixing it with his blood. Aztec
Goddess name "Cihuacoatl-Quilaztli" Aztec / Mesomerican / Mexico Creator goddess. Using a magical vessel, she grinds bone fragments obtained from previous generations of mankind in earlier world ages into a powder. The gods then commit self-sacrifice, allowing their blood to drip into the vessel. From the resulting mix, the human race of the fifth Sun is formed....
Deities name "Cipactonal" Aztec / Mesoamerican / Mexico Creator god. One of the deities collectively classed as the OMETEOTL complex....
God name "Citalatonac" Aztec Creator god. Aztec
Deities name "Citlalatonac (glowing star)" Aztec / Mesoamerican / Mexico Creator god. One of the deities collectively classed as the OMETEOTL complex. His consort is CITLALICUE. Between them they created the stars of the night sky....
Goddess name "Citlalicue" Aztec Creator goddess and the goddess of milky Way. Aztec
Goddess name "Citlalicue (her skirt is a star)" Aztec / Mesoamerican / Mexico Creator goddess. One of the deities collectively classed as the Ometeotl complex. Her consort is Citlalatonac. Between them they created the stars of the night sky....
"Cneph" Egyptian An Egyptian Creator of the world.
Planet name "Cosmiel" Kircher The creator of the world. He gave Theodidactus a boat of asbestos, in which he sailed to the Sun and planets. Kircher
God name "Coyote" USA Multifaceted deity. demigod, creator, trickster. In Tongva Mythology Coyote challenges "The River" to a race. Coyote is victorious, but collapses from fatigue. The river laughs at him and takes the name "Hahamongna". USA
God name "Coyote/ Koyote" Pan-W USA A demigod / creator / trickster
God name "DARARIA" Hindu / India Jjustice. The god of law who originates as a creator god and one of the sons of Brahma, but almost certainly derives from the dharmas or archetypal patterns of society identified in the Rg Veda. According to tradition he is the consort of thirteen daughters of DAKSA and the father of Yudhisthra. Also regarded as a minor avatara of VISNU, appearing as a bull standing for the redemption of souls....
"Daramulum" Australia Lunar being and mediator between the creator and humans. Australia
God name "Daramulum" Australian aboriginal Creator god. Otherwise known as Gayandi he is the son of BAIAME and BIRRAHGNOOLOO and is worshiped principally by the Wiradyuri and Kamilaroi groups of aborigines in the southeast of Australia, who regard him as an intermediary between his father, the supreme being, and the human race. To an extent this role may have developed through Christian missionary influence....
Demon name "Darawigal" Australian aboriginal Personification of evil. This demonic deity stands opposed to BAIAME, the creator spirit who represents good in the world. He is generally recognized as an offspring of Baiame who once lived in the sky but fell from grace during the Dreamtime and was sent to the underworld as its ruler. From there he now dispenses death and sickness....
"Demurge" Gnostic artisan or "craftsman" the Creator or Maker of the world. Gnostic
Goddess name "Diang" Sudan cow goddess and the wife of the first human, Omara, sent by the creator god. Her son is Okwa, who married the crocodile goddess Nyakaya. Shilluk, Sudan
Goddess name "Diang" Shilluk / Sudan cow goddess. Living along the west bank of the Nile, the Shilluk perceive Diang as the consort of the first human, Omara, sent by the creator god. Her son is Okwa, who married the crocodile goddess NYAKAYA. Thus the three main elements of Shilluk life are contained in their religious beginnings—men (sky), cows (earth) and crocodiles (water)....
"Djamar" Australia The supreme being and creator, the giver of the moral laws and of initiation rites. He was responsible for the first bull-roar.
God name "Dongo" Songhai / Niger valley, West Africa storm god. The creator of thunderbolts, which are perceived as stone ax-heads. As the celestial smith he forges lightning and strikes a huge bell with his ax to generate thunder....
God name "Dyaus Pitar" Hindu / India / Vedic Creator god. Hindu / India / Vedic
Goddess name "E Alom" Mayan Primeval creator goddessess, literally, those who conceive and give birth Mayan
Goddess name "E Alom (conceiver of cbildren)" Mayan / Quiche, Mesoamerican / Guatemalan highlands Primeval creator goddess. The consort of E QUAHOLOM, identified in the sacred Maya Book, the Popol Vub. Her son is GUKUMATZ, the counterpart of the Aztec god QUETZALCOATL. Also Bitol....
Goddess name "E Quaholom (begetter of cbildren)" Mayan / Quiche, Mesoamerican / Guatemala highlands Primeval creator god. Identified in the sacred Maya Book the Popol Vub. The consort of the goddess E ALOM and the father of GUKUMATZ who equates with the Aztec QUETZALCOATL. Also Tzacol....
God name "E Quhalom" Maya / Quiche A primeval creator god
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....
Deities name "Ehecatl" Aztec / Mesoamerican / Mexico Creator god. The Sun deity representing the second of the five world ages, each of which lasted for 2028 heavenly years, each heavenly year being fifty-two terrestrial years. Assigned to the air or wind and presided over by QUETZALCOATL, to whose complex of deities he belongs. According to tradition, the age ended in a cataclysmic destruction caused by hurricanes. All humanity turned into monkeys. Illustrated by the “Stone of the Four Suns” [Yale Peabody Museum]. Also (4) Ehecatl; Ehecatonatiuh....
"Eka Abassi" Africa Creator of life Africa
God name "Elkunirsa" Western Semitic / Canaanite / / Hittite Creator god. Allegedly borrowed and modified from the Canaanite god IL. His consort is As”erdus (Canaanite: ASERTU)....
"Elkunirsha" Hittite Creator Of The earth. Hittite
God name "Elkunisra" Canaan Creator god. Canaan
God name "Ellel" Hittite / Hurrian Creator god. Derived from the Babylonian-Akkadian god ELLIL....
God name "Ellil" Akkadia Creator and air god Babylon / Akkadia
God name "Ellil" Mesopotamian / BabylonianAkkadian Creator god. See also ENLIL....
God name "Emeli" Sudan Creator god and generic term meaning Lord, Sudan / Tuareg
God name "Emeli Hin" Tuareg / central Sudan Creator god. A generic title meaning “my lord.”...
God name "Emeli Hin Tuareg" Sudan A creator god & generic term meaning Lord
God name "Enki/ Ea" Sumeria / Mesopotamia A creator god, water, cunning & fertility
Spirit name "Epimetheus" Greek / Roman Minor creator god. One of the four sons of IAPETOS and Klymene (Titan), and the brother of PROMETHEUS. Jointly responsible for the creation of mankind. Epimetheus' strongest claim to fame lies in his liaison with the first mortal woman, Pandora, whom the gods had cautioned him to avoid. Her curiosity caused her to open the box belonging to JUPITER in which he had placed all the vices, diseases and sufferings of humanity, but which also included the benevolent spirit of hope....
God name "Es" Ket / Siberian Creator god. Described as an old man with a long black beard, he fashioned the first humans from clay. Those tossed from his right hand became men, and those from his left became women....
God name "Es Ket" Siberia Creator god who fashioned humans from clay. Siberia
God name "Eshu" Yoruba / Nigeria, West Africa Itinerant god. An ancient deity regarded as the attendant and messenger of the creator god OLODUMARE. He passes among mortal people assessing character and meting out punishment. Devotees are identified by necklaces of black or brown beads....
Goddess name "Estsanatlehi" Navaho Vegetative, fertility and creator sky goddess. Navaho
Goddess name "Ewauna" Coquille Creator goddess. Coquille
God name "Fidi Mukullu" Bena Lulua / Democratic Republic of Congo, central Africa Creator god. He provides mankind with food, tools and weapons. The Sun and moon were engendered from his cheeks....
God name "Fidi Mukullu Bena Lulua" Zaire A creator god
God name "Gainji" New Guinea Creator god of the Papuan Keraki people. New Guinea.
Supreme god name "Gamab" Africa Supreme god and creator of the world who lives beyond the stars Africa
Supreme god name "Gamab/ Ganna/ Gawa/ Gaunab Damaras" Africa The supreme god & creator of the world who lives beyond the stars
God name "Gaunab" Khoi / Hottentot / Namibia, southern Africa Malevolent god of darkness. The chief adversaryof the creator god TSUNIGOAB. He was engaged in a primordial struggle for supremacy during which Tsunigoab was wounded but eventually triumphed, consigning Gaunab to the so-called “black heaven.”...
"Gavur li yalyal" Micronesia The beneficent supreme being and creator of the world. Micronesia
God name "Geus Tasan" Persian / Iran Cattle god. The creator of cattle. Sometimes considered to be an aspect of AHURA MAZDA....
Goddess name "Gish" Kafir / Afghanistan God of war. Known chiefly among the Kati people in the southern Hindukush. Gish seems partly modeled on the Aryan (Vedic) god INDRA (see also INDR). One of the offspring of the creator god IMRA, his mother is named as Utr; she carried him for eighteen months before he wrenched himself from her belly, stitching her up with a needle. His consort is the goddess SANJU. He slaughters with great efficiency but is considered lacking in graces and intellect, emerging in a generally boorish light (see also THOR). His home is a fortress of steel atop a mythical walnut tree propped up by his mother which provides nourishment and strength for his warriors. The Rainbow is a sling with which he carries his quiver. Gish is associated chiefly with the villages of Kamdesh and Shtiwe but has been worshiped throughout the Kafir region with the sacrifice of hornless oxen, particularly prior to combat. A feast was given in his honor if the outcome was successful. Also Giwish....
Spirit name "Gitche Manitou" Algonquin The Great spirit, the Creator of all things and the Giver of Life. Algonquin
"Gluskap/ Glooscap" Algonquin The creator force
Ghost name "God" Christian The deity held by Christians to be the supreme reality and the sole creator of life, the universe and everything. A triple deity made up of four parts: God the Father, God the Son, God the Son in human form and the Holy ghost.
God name "God/ Deus/ Gott" Christian / Anglo-Saxon / Germanic / Roman Claimed to be the creator god around 325 C.E., still in vouge by the Christian sect
God name "Gukumatz" Mayan / Quiche, Mesoamerican / Guatemalan highlands sky god. The son of the creator gods E QUAHOLOM and E ALOM, and equating to the feathered serpent god of Aztec religion, QUETZALCOATL....
God name "Gulu" Dinka Creator god Dinka
Goddess name "Gunabibi" Australian aboriginal Creator goddess. Also known as Kunapipi, she is extensively revered by aborigines in northern Australia, including the Yolngu people. Her cult bears some similarity to that of the Greek mother goddess DEMETER and to Tantric cults in India. For this reason the cult is thought to have been introduced from Asia to Arnhem Land and then to other parts of the Australian continent as early as the sixth century. Mythology indicates that Gunabibi has been perceived as a deity who came from the sea or the rivers during the Dreamtime but who reigns now over dry land. Among modern aborigines she is the subject of esoteric rituals which also involve the great serpent Yulunggul with whom Gunabibi has been closely involved....
God name "Haapkemnas" Takelma The god from before time and the creator of all things. Takelma
God name "Habuiri" West Indies A creator and sky god who make plants grow. West Indies
Deity name "Hachacyum" Mexico The creator and principle deity of the Lacandon. Mexico
Deities name "Hachacyum (our very lord)" Mayan / Lacandon, Mesoamerican / Mexico Creator god. The creator of the world assisted by three other deities, his consort and two brothers, one of whom is Sucunyum, his counterpart (or alter ego) in the underworld. Also Nohochacyum (our great lord)....
God name "Hachacyum/ Nohochacyum" Maya The creator the world who was helped by three other gods
God name "Hahgwehdiyu" Iroquois The creator god; he planted a single maize plant in his mother's body. This single plant grew and was a gift to mankind. Iroquois
God name "Hao" Janjero / Ethiopia Creator god. Personified by the crocodile and considered to reside in the river Gibe. He was propitiated with human sacrifice....
God name "Hastseyalti (talking elder)" Navaho / USA Chief of gods. Not regarded as a creator deity, but god of the dawn and the eastern sky. Also guardian of animals in the hunt and, possibly, of corn. Regarded as a benevolent deity who aids mankind and cures disease. He also has a malevolent aspect in which he can cast evil spells. His priest invokes him in a ceremonial dance wearing a white mask with a symbol consisting of a corn stalk with two ears. At the bottom is a horizontal yellow band representing evening light, with eight vertical black strokes representing Rain. Also Yebitsai....
"Hatala" Borneo The creator of the earth which he poured out of head of Naga Busai, the serpent in the primeval water. Borneo
God name "Heammawihio" India A sky and creator god who taught his people to make arrow points, knives, bows and arrows, how to hunt, and to make fire. Plains Indians
God name "Heryshaf" Egypt An ancient ram-god and a creator and fertility god who was born from the primeval waters. He was pictured as a man with the head of a ram, or as a ram. Egypt
Goddess name "Hi'aika" Hawaiian Goddess. The daughter of HAUMEA and younger sister of PELE, the volcano goddess, Hi'aika is the mistress of the dance and especially of the hula. Separate traditions identify her with LAKA, the god of the hula and the son of KANE, the god of light; and with a goddess, Na Wahine, the daughter of the primordial creator principle KEAWE. The hula was designed to give a formalized structure to the enactment of myths and among the favorite topics is the romance between Pele and the hero Lohiau. According to mythology Hi'aika was entrusted with a mission to find Lohiau on Pele's behalf and to bring him back to her, a mission that subsequently enflamed the jealousy of Pele over her sister's developing relationship with Lohiau, and brought about his death in Pele's fiery lava....
God name "Himerus or Phanes" Greek A mystic divinity in the system of the Orphics, is also called Eros, Ericapaeus, Himerus Metis, and Protogonus. He is said to have sprung from the mystic mundane egg, and to have been the father of all gods, and the creator of men. Phanes means "Manifestor" or "Revealer," and is related to the Greek words "light" and "to shine forth." Greek
Goddess name "Hine-Ata-Uira (daughter of the sparkling dawn)" Polynesian / including Maori Goddess of light. The daughter of the creator god TANE and HINEAHU-ONE. She did not remain a sky goddess but descended into the underworld, where she became the personification of death, HINE-NUITE-PO....
"Hintubuet" Melanesia The supreme being, the creator of the sky, earth and humanities granny Melanesia
Demon name "Hiranyagarbha" Hindu Creator god identified in the Rig Veda, the demon king who proclaimed himself king of the universe Hindu / Vedic
God name "Hiranyagarbha (golden egg)" Hindu / Vedic Creator god. Identified in the opening of the Rg Veda, as the god of the golden seed emerging from the cosmic egg. The halves of the shell become sky and earth, and the yolk becomes the Sun. The embryo impregnates the primordial waters....
"Huiracocha" Inca The creator of the world. Inca
Deity name "Huiracocha/ Viracocho" Inca The supreme deity accused of a virgin birth & creator of of the world
God name "Hun Hunapu" Mayan Creator god. Mayan
God name "Hun Hunapu" Mayan / Yucatec / Quiche, Mesoamerican / Mexico Creator god. The father of HUNAPU and Ix Balan Ku. According to the sacred Mayan text Popol Vub, he was decapitated during a football game and his head became lodged in the calabash tree which bore fruit from that day....
God name "Hunab Ku" Mayan / Yucatec, Mesoamerican / Mexico Creator god. The greatest deity in the pantheon, no image is created of Hunab Ku since he is considered to be without form. His son is the iguana god, ITZAM NA, and he may have become the Mayan counterpart of the Christian god....
God name "Hunab Ku/ Itzamn" Maya The most important creator god & the greatest deity in the pantheon
God name "Hunapu" Maya Another creator god
God name "Hunapu" Mayan / Yucatec / Quiche, Mesoamerican / Mexico Creator god. According to the sacred text Popol Vub, the son of HUN HUNAPU and the twin brother of Ix Balan Ku. Tradition has it that, like his father, he was decapitated in a historic struggle with the underworld gods and subsequently became the Sun god, while his sibling is the apotheosis of the moon....
God name "Huraaan" Mayan / Quiche, Mesoamerican / Guatemalan highlands Creator god. Having created the world, he fashioned the first humans from pieces of maize dough. The counterpart of the Yucatec HUNAB KU....
God name "Huracan" Quiche Creator god who fashioned the first humans Quiche
God name "Huracan/ Hurucan/ Hurakan/ Hurukan" Quiche A creator god that fashioned the first humans
King name "Hutsipamamau'u Ocean Woman" Chemehuevis The Great Mother, the creator of all things who created the earth from her flaking skin. Chemehuevis