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NameOriginDescription
Goddess name "Acco" Greek A goddess of evil
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
God name "Ah Kin" Mayan God of the Sun, who brings drought but protects man from the powers of evil associated with darkness Mayan
Goddess name "Ah Kin (he of the sun)" Mayan / Mesoamerican / Mexico Sun god. A deity of ambivalent personality, the young suitor of the moon goddess Acna, also the aged Sun god in the sky. He is feared as the bringer of drought, but also protects mankind from the powers of evil associated with darkness. Said to be carried through the underworld at night on the shoulders of the god Sucunyum. Ah Kin is prayed to at Sunrise and rituals include the burning of incense. He is invoked to cure illness and to bring wives to bachelors. Attributes include a square third eye subtended by a loop, a strong Roman nose, a squint and incisor teeth filed to a T-shape. Also Acan Chob (Lacandon); Chi Chac Chob; Kinich Ahau; God G....
Spirit name "Ahriman" Zoroastrianism The supreme evil spirit & lord of the darkness and death
Spirit name "Ahriman / Arimanius / Angra Mainya," Zoroaster Aka Arimanius or Angra Mainya, stood high in the ranks of the enemies who opposed Ahura Mazda (aka Ohrmazd or Oromasdes). Ahriman is thought to be the first personification of "the devil"; the supreme evil spirit and lord of the darkness and death.
Goddess name "Ahti" Egyptian A goddess of evil
Goddess name "Aijo" Estonia Goddess of evil Estonia
God name "Aipalovik" Inuit evil god of the sea that liked to chew wooden boats. Inuit
Goddess name "Ajatar" Finnish Goddess of evil Finnish
Spirit name "Ajatar (sometimes Ajattara)" Finland An evil Forest spirit.
Spirit name "Akhkhazu" Babylonian The Seizer. An evil spirit, who had the power of securing his victim under his control. Babylonian
Spirit name "Alastor" Greek A mortal that became a minor spirit that avenged evil deeds & demanded vengeance for crimes
Demon name "Alauwaimis" Hittite demon who drives away evil and sickness Hittite
Goddess name "Albasta" Slavic Goddess of evil. She has a big head and massive breasts. Slavic
God name "Amatsu Mikaboshi" Japan A god of evil
God name "Amatsu-Mikaboshi" Japan / Shinto August Star of heaven; also called Ama-no-kagaseo "Brilliant Male" is the god of evil and of the stars, specifically the pole star. Japan / Shinto
Goddess name "Ammut" Egypt An underworld goddess that eats the hearts of the evil
Spirit name "Angatch" Madagascar An evil spirit. Madagascar
God name "Angru Mainya" Persia An evil underworld god
God name "Anu/ Anus" Babylon The head of the gods, he had an army of stars to destroy evildoers
Spirit name "Apate" Greek A daughter of Nyx, the personification of deceit. She was one of the evil spirits in Pandora's box. Her Roman equivalent was Fraus. Greek
God name "Apesh" Egypt Tortoise god of night, evil, and the powers of darkness. Egypt
Spirit name "Ardat lili" Babylonian Maids of the night. evil spirits who plied their trade at night. Babylonian
Goddess name "Ares" Greek God of storms and war. Ares is a lesser known member of the Olympic pantheon of great gods, the son of ZEUS and HERA, who allegedly lived in Thrace. As a warrior god he is contrasted with the more prominent and successful goddess ATHENA who fought and vanquished him in a war between the gods. Although Athena stands for victory in battle through glory and honor, Ares epitomizes the evil and more brutal aspects of warfare. In the eyes of Zeus he is “the most hateful of gods.”
Goddess name "Auchimalgen" Chile moon goddess, wife of the Sun. Only Auchimalgen cares anything for the human race, all the rest of the gods being utterly malevolent. Auchimalgen wards off evil spirits and turns red when some important person is about to die. Chile
Deity name "BES" Egypt Guardian deity of women in labor. A dwarfish and hideous, but essentially benign deity whose ugliness wards off evil. He is generally present at births exerting a protective influence. Bes appears with a large-bearded and barely human face, a thick body, short arms and short bandy legs....
Goddess name "Badi Mata" Hindu / northern Indian Mother goddess. A SAKTI and one of the seven SAPTAMATARAS (mothers) who in later Hinduism became regarded as of evil intent, attacking children during puberty. Particularly recognized in Bengal....
"Bendith y Mamau" Wales Carmarthenshire name for fairies, means "Mother's Blessing". Phrase is used as a prayer to protect from evil. Wales
God name "Berstuk" Slavic evil god of the Forest. Slavic
Ghost name "Bhut" India A type of evil spirit. It is especially the evil ghost of a man who has died due to execution, accident, or suicide. People protect themselves by lying on the ground, because the bhutas never rest on earth. In the Bhagvad Gita, Krishna the Avatar declares that the humans who worship bhutas become bhutas themselves. India
Demon name "Bossum" African One of the two chief deities of the Gold Coast, the other being demonio. Bossum, the principle of good, is said to be white; and demonio, the principle of evil, black. African
"Bouders or Boudons" Indian A tribe of giants and evil genii, the guard of Shiva. Indian
Demon name "Bushyasta" Zoroastrian The yellow demon of lethargy and sloth. He is the evil genius which causes men to oversleep and to neglect their religious duties. Zoroastrian
Demon name "Buta" Indonesian An evil demon with hooked teeth. Indonesian
"Caspar" German A huntsman who sold himself to Zamiel, the Black Huntsman. The night before the expiration of his lease of life he bargained for three years' respite on condition of bringing Max into the power of the evil one. Zamiel replied, "To-morrow either he or you." On the day appointed for the trial-shot, Caspar places himself in a tree. Max is told by the prince to aim at a dove. The dove flies to the tree where Caspar is concealed. Max shoots at the dove, but kills Caspar, and Zamiel comes to carry off his victim. German
Spirit name "Chagrin aka Cagrino" European An evil spirit in the form of a yellow hedgehog. European
Goddess name "Christalline" Haiti evil goddess of the sea Haiti
Demon name "Chung K'uei" Taoist / Chinese God of the afterlife. He belongs to the heavenly “ministry of exorcism” and, though not the most senior (he is subservient to CHANG TAO LING), is probably the most popular within the category. He was originally a mortal working as a physician in the eighth century AD. He is depicted with a fearsome face, said to be so terrible that it can drive away any demonic spirit who dares to oppose him. He is engaged in combat using a sword and a fan on which is written a magical formula to ward off evil. Symbolic peaches are suspended from his hat and a bat circles his head representing happiness....
"Cluricaune" Irish An elf of evil disposition who usually appears as a wrinkled old man, and has knowledge of hidden treasures. Irish
King name "Daji" China A concubine that was possessed by a fox who was sent to mess up the state affairs of the Shang Dynasty as a punishment for the evil thought of king Zhou. China
"Damocles' Sword" Greek evil foreboded or dreaded. Damocles, the sycophant of Dionysius the elder, of Syracuse, was invited by the tyrant to try the felicity he so much envied. Accordingly he was set down to a sumptuous banquet, but overhead was a sword suspended by a hair. Damocles was afraid to stir, and the banquet was a tantalising torment to him. Related by Cicero
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....
Goddess name "Deverra" Roman Minor goddess of birth. A guardian of newborn children. Symbolized by a broom used to sweep away evil influences....
"Devi" Russia Giants, usually believed to be evil beings. Russia
Spirit name "Devil" Christian The supreme spirit of evil, the tempter and spiritual enemy of mankind, the foe of God and holiness. Jewish and Christian
Demon name "Dimme" Sumeria Female demon of fever and and diseases of infants. There were seven evil spirits of this kind, who were apparently regarded as being daughters of Anu, the god of the heavens. Sumeria
Spirit name "Dom-Daniel" Arabian The abode of evil spirits, gnomes, and enchanters, somewhere "under the roots of the ocean," but not far from Babylon. (Continuation of the Arabian Tales.)
Goddess name "Dunawali" Huli evil goddess Huli
Goddess name "Dunawali" Huli An evil goddess who lodges herself in a woman' s internal organs making the victim the innocent vehicle of the goddesses evil power. Huli
Spirit name "Eblis" Islam The chief of the evil spirits
Spirit name "Eblis aka Iblis" Islam Chief of the evil spirits, a Jinn made of smokeless fire. In an outburst rooted in envy, Eblis disobeyed Allah and was expelled from the grace of Allah. Islam
God name "Eschu" Africa / Yoruba The god of mischief, is the son of Lusa and Mahu. He supported Legba in giving power of the loa to a mortal as a force of good against the evil unleashed by their brother Sagbata. Africa / Yoruba
Supreme god name "Fakavelikele" Polynesia The supreme god of the Futuna who, with songia and Fitu, was considered the source of all good and evil. Polynesia
"Fascinus" Roman An early Latin divinity, and identical with Mutinus or Tutinus. He was worshipped as the protector from sorcery, witchcraft, and evil daemons and represented in the form of a phallus, the genuine Latin for which iafascimtm, this symbol being believed to be most efficient in averting all evil influences. He was especially invoked to protect women in childbed and their offspring.
"Fland" Greek The delinquent daughter of Flidais who grew up to become an evil water sprite who lures swimmers to their deaths. Ireland.
Goddess name "Gabjauja" Pre - Christian Lithuanian corn goddess. She was degraded to an evil demonic presence after Christianization....
"Gaunab" Africa The evil One. Responsible for all misfortune, disease and death. South Africa
God name "Gaunub" Africa A god of evil, the destroyer, who was associated with solar and lunar eclipses. The Khoi-Khoi, South Africa
Angel name "Gibborim" Genesis Mighty Men of Renown, the offspring of angels and human women or descendants of Abel who married the daughters of Cain. The gibborim are genarlaly regarded as evil. Genesis
King name "Gluskap" Algonquin Was responsible for making all the good things in the universe from his mother's body. His evil brother Malsum created the mountains and valleys and all the nasty things. Algonquin
"Gucup Cakix" Mayan An evil giant, who pretended to be both the Sun and the moon. Mayan
Goddess name "Gul-Ses”" Hittite Collective name for goddesses of fate. They dispense good or evil, life or death. Also Hutena (Hurrian)....
God name "Gul-ses" Hittite Scribes of the gods who dispense good, evil, life and death Hittite
Goddess name "Gul-ses/ Gul-ases" Hittite These goddesses apparently are the scribes of the gods that dispense good, evil, life & death
Goddess name "Gulissa Mata" Hindu Mother goddess who became a goddess of evil intent, inflecting sickness Hindu / Puranic / Epic
Goddess name "Gulsilia Mata" Hindu / Epic / Puranic Mother goddess. A SAKTI who in later Hinduism became regarded as of evil intent, inflicting sickness. Particularly known from Bengal....
God name "Gunab" Hottentot God of evil who lived under a pile of stones on the Hades road. Hottentot
Angel name "Gurid" Libya An angel who dislikes the cold so he only appears at the summer equinox. Put him on an amulet and he'll ward of the evil eye.
Angel name "Gzrel" Jewish An angel involked to countermand evil decrees. Jewish
"Hahgwehdaetgan" Iroquois the evil twin brother of Hahgwehdiyu. Iroquois
God name "Hastehogan" Navaho / USA Chief house god. Also a god of farming identified with the west and the sky at Sunset. Regarded as a benevolent deity who aids mankind and cures disease. Believed to live in a cave system near San Juan. He also has a malevolent aspect in which he can cast evil spells. His priest wears a blue mask, at the bottom of which is a horizontal yellow band representing evening light, with eight vertical black strokes representing Rain. It is decorated with eagle and owl feathers....
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....
Goddess name "Hekate" Greek The chthonic goddess of the moon & pathways as well as nocturnal evil
Goddess name "Here Ketit" Egypt A lion headed goddess who breathes fire on the evil deceased
Spirit name "Hiisi" Finnish Group of evil spirit that worked with Lempo and Paha. They were skilled sorcerers and necromancers who enjoyed banging sacred drums and chanting. Finnish
Demon name "Hsuan-T'ien-Shang-Ti" China God who removes demons and evil spirits. Invoke for exorcism, matters involving water. China
"Huecuvoe" Chile The evil supreme being. Auraucanians, Chile
God name "Hunahpu" Mayan A god, who with his twin Xbalamwque, overcame the powers of evil and of death of his father, then rose to the heavens to become the Sun and the moon. Mayan
Spirit name "Iatiku and Nautsiti" Acoma Sisters who, when giving life to the snakes and fishes, accidentally created the evil spirit. Acoma. Native American
Spirit name "Ifreet or Afreet or Afrit" Arabian A powerful evil jin or spirit of Arabian mythology.
Goddess name "Inara" Hittite / Hurrian Minor goddess. Daughter of the weather god TESUB. In the legendary battle with the dragon Illuyankas she assists her father to triumph over evil....
Goddess name "Indrani" Hindu / Vedic / Puranic Goddess of wrath. Daughter of Puloman, a demonic figure killed by the god INDRA, and the SAKTI and consort of Indra. One of seven MATARAS (mothers) who in later Hinduism became regarded as of evil intent. Also one of a group of eight ASTAMATARAS personifying jealousy (also named Aindri in this capacity). In another grouping one of nine NAVASAKTIS or astral deities who, in southern India, rank higher than the SAPTAMATARAS. Her attendant animal is either an elephant or a lion. Attributes: hook, rosary, Santana flower, staff and waterjar. One thousand-eyed. Also Aindri; Mahendri; Paulomi; Saci; Sujata....
Goddess name "Intercidona" Roman Minor goddess of birth. A guardian deity invoked to keep evil spirits away from the newborn child. Symbolized by a cleaver....
Demon name "Ipet" Egypt She was originally the demon-wife of Apep, the original god of evil. Egypt
King name "Isa" Islam Was a prophet of Islam and will have an important role in the end times, establishing Islam and making war until he destroys all religions save Islam. He shall kill the evil One.
Spirit name "Iya" Lake The Stone Child killed the evil spirit Iya. That's how the Great Salt lake was formed, from the blood of Iya. When you find a Stone Child, a perfectly round stone, the Stone Child will bring you home. - Lakota Myth
King name "Jinn" Arabian A sort of fairies in Arabian mythology, the offspring of fire. They propagate their species like human beings, and are governed by a race of kings named Suleyman, one of whom built the pyramids. Their chief abode is the mountain Kaf, and they appear to men under the forms of serpents, dogs, cats, monsters, or even human beings, and become invisible at pleasure. The evil jinn are hideously ugly, but the good are exquisitely beautiful. According to fable, they were created from fire two thousand years before Adam was made of earth. The singular of jinn is jinnee.
"Joda mate" Latvia Mother of the evil one Latvia
Spirit name "Jormungandar or Midgardsormen" Norse earth's monster. The great serpent, brother of Hela and Fenrir and son of Loki, the spirit of evil. It used to lie at the root of the celestial ash till All-Fader cast it into the ocean; it then grew so large that in time it encompassed the whole world, and was for ever biting its own tail. Norse
Goddess name "Jyrstha" Hindu / Puranic / earlier Goddess of misfortune. The elder sister of the goddess LAKSMI, Jyestha personifies poverty and is depicted with a large belly and long nose. In earlier Hinduism she was worshiped particularly in southern India. Also a NAKSATRA of evil influence; daughter of DAKSA and wife of CANDRA (SOMA). Her animal is an ass. Attributes: arrow, banner with crow, cup, blue lotus, hair-ornament and staff....
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
Spirit name "Kali" Hindu The Kaliyuga, personified as the spirit of evil. In playing dice Kali is the ace and so is a personification of ill luck. Hindu
God name "Kaliya" Hindu / Epic / Puranic Minor serpent god. One of the nagas in the endless conflict between good and evil, he poisoned the fresh water with his venom. The young KRSNA revived all the life which had drunk from it and then almost destroyed Kaliya before taking the snake as one of his followers. By tradition he lives in depths of the river Yamuna....
Deities name "Kalki(n) (with white horse)" Hindu / Vedic, Epic / Puranic horse god. Possibly the tenth avatara of VIS'NU. He rewards the good and punishes evil. The counterpart of the Buddhist deity MAITREYA. horses became associated with Divine kingship in ancient India because of their speed of movement. Solar deities were perceived to ride horses across the sky and horse sacrifice became highly significant. Kalki is depicted either anthropomorphically or with the head of a horse and has four arms. He is attended by a white horse. Attributes: arrow, conch, prayer wheel, shield and sword. Also Vis'nuyasas....
Goddess name "Kankar Mata" Hindu Mother goddess who became a mother of evil intent Hindu / Puranic / Epic
Goddess name "Kankar Mata" Hindu / Epic / Puranic Mother goddess. A SAKTI who in later Hinduism became regarded as a SAPTAMATARA (mother) of evil intent. Known particularly from Bengal as a goddess who spreads disease....
Spirit name "Karkotaka" Hindu The evil spirit who bit Nala at the request of Indra, transforming Nala into a twisted and ugly shape. Hindu
Goddess name "Kaumari" Hindu / Epic / Puranic Mother goddess. The SAKTI of SKANDA (Kaumara) who in later Hinduism became regarded as one of a group of seven MATARAS (mothers) of evil intent. Also one of a group of eight ASTAMATARAS. She embodies lack of envy or, alternatively, delusion. Her animal is a peacock. Attributes: arrow, ax, bell, Book, bow, cockerel, lotus, spear, staff and waterjar....
Goddess name "Kaumauri" Hindu Goddess who later became considered a goddess of evil intent Hindu / Puranic / Epic
Demon name "Keres" Greek These were rather evil demon
Spirit name "Kubera" India A chief of the evil beings or spirits living in the shades: a sort of Pluto. India
"Kud" Korea The Caca and in embodiment of the evil principal that abound in the world
"Kujaku Myoo" Buddhist Gives protection against drought and protects against all evil in the Shingo sect of Japan. Buddhist
Spirit name "Lemures/ Larve" Roman These are evil spirits of the dead with two festivals one on nine November & 1 on 13 May
"Lerna" Greek A Lerna of ills (malorum Lerna). A very great evil. lake Lerna is where Hercules destroyed the hydra which did incalculable evil to Argos. Greek
God name "Loki" Norse Loki. To end, finish; Loke is the end and consummation of divinity. The evil giant-god of the Norse mythology. He steers the ship Naglfar in Ragnarok. He borrows Freyja's feather-garb and accompanies Thor to the giant Thrym, who has stolen Thor's hammer. He is the father of Sleipner; also of the Midgard serpent, of the Fenris-wolf and of Hel. He causes Balder's death, abuses the gods in ?ger's feast, but is captured in Fraanangerforce and is bound by the gods. Norse
"Luggnagg" s An island mentioned in Gulliver's Travels, where people live for ever. Swift shows the evil of such a destiny, unless accompanied with eternal youth.
Goddess name "Mahesvari" Hindu / Epic / Puranic Mother goddess. A SAKTI who in later Hinduism became one of a group of seven MATARAS regarded as of evil intent. Also one of eight ASTAMATARAS. In another grouping one of a group of nine NAVASAKTIS who, in southern India, rank higher than the SAPTAMATARAS. Attributes: antelope, arrow, ax, bow, club, drum, prayer wheel, staff and trident....
Goddess name "Malhal Mata" Hindu / Epic / Puranic Mother goddess. One of seven SAKTIS who in later Hinduism became regarded as SAPTAMATARAS (mothers) of evil intent. Particularly known in Bengal as a bringer of disease....
God name "Mam" Maya A god of evil
God name "Mam" Mayan God of evil Mayan
God name "Mam" Mayan / Yucatec, Mesoamerican / Mexico God of evil. A much-feared deity who lives beneath the earth and only emerges in times of crisis. Depicted in the form of a flat, life-sized piece of wood dressed as a scarecrow and set upon a stool. He is offered food and drink during Uayeb, the period of five unlucky days at the end of the year, after which the figure is undressed and unceremoniously thrown away. During Uayeb devotees fast and refer to the god as “grandfather.”...
Goddess name "Mara" Buddhist Goddess of death or the evil principle Buddhist
Deities name "Mara (the destroyer)" Buddhist (1) God. An evil deity who puts obstacles in the way of the BUDDHA. The equal of the Hindu god Kama. In Buddhist tradition, the Hindu gods INDRA, BRAHMA, VIS NU and S IVA are maras who become vanquished by various Buddhist deities. Attributes: fish standard.(2) God. Hindu. An epithet of KAMA(DEVA)....
Goddess name "Mari (2) (queen)" Basque / Pyrenean region Supreme mother goddess. She is both a sky and chthonic goddess and her consort is MAJU. She is depicted dressed in rich clothing and jewels. Her home is within the earth but she also rides through the air in a chariot pulled by four horses or carried by a ram. She may breathe fire and is symbolized by the Rainbow. When she and her consort meet, a thunderstorm forms. Her symbol is a sickle which is still employed as a device to ward off evil....
Spirit name "Mazzikin the" Jewish These are rather evil spirits that like to make things rough for humans
Deities name "Men Shen" Chinese God of passage. One of a pair of deities, armed with bow and arrows, who guard doorways and gates. Paper images are pinned to entrances of homes during the New Year celebrations to ward off evil spirits....
God name "Midgard" Norse The mid-yard, middle-town, that is, the earth, is a mythological word common to all the ancient Teutonic languages. The Icelandic Edda alone has preserved the true mythical bearing of this old Teutonic word. The earth (Midgard), the abode of men, is situated in the middle of the universe, bordered by mountains and surrounded by the great sea; on the other side of this sea is the Utgard (out-yard), the abode of the giants; the Midgard is defended by the yard or burgh Asgard (the burgh of the gods) lying in the middle (the heaven being conceived as rising above the earth). Thus the earth and mankind are represented as a stronghold besieged by the powers of evil from without, defended by the gods from above and from within. Norse
Spirit name "Milk and knin" Siberia The names of the evil spirits and other bad powers. Gilyaks, Siberia
God name "Minepa" Macoua God of evil Macoua
Angel name "Moakkibat" Arabic A class of angels. Two angels of this class attend every child of Adam from the cradle to the grave. At Sunset they fly up with the record of the deeds done since Sunrise. Every good deed is entered ten times by the recording angel on the credit or right side of his ledger, but when an evil deed is reported the angel waits seven hours, "if haply in that time the evil-doer may repent." The Koran.
Demon name "Mutinus or Mutunus" Roman That is, the phallus, or Priapus, which was believed to be the most powerful averter of demons, and of all evil that resulted from pride and boastfulness, and the like. Roman
Goddess name "NINURTA (lord plough)" Mesopotamian / Sumerian / Babylonian - Akkadian / Iraq God of thunderstorms and the plough. Ninurta is the Sumerian god of farmers and is identified with the plough. He is also the god of thunder and the hero of the Sumerian pantheon, closely linked with the confrontation battles between forces of good and evil that characterize much of Mesopotamian literature. He is one of several challengers of the malignant dragon or serpent Kur said to inhabit the empty space between the earth's crust and the primeval sea beneath. Ninurta is the son of Enlil and Ninhursaga a, alternatively Ninlil, and is the consort of Gula, goddess of healing. He is attributed with the creation of the mountains which he is said to have built from giant stones with which he had fought against the demon Asag. He wears the horned helmet and tiered skirt and carries a weapon Sarur which becomes personified in the texts, having its own intelligence and being the chief adversary, in the hands of Ninurta, of Kur. He carries the double-edged scimitar-mace embellished with lions' heads and, according to some authors, is depicted in nonhuman form as the thunderbird lmdugud (sling stone), which bears the head of a lion and may represent the hailstones of the god. His sanctuary is the E-padun-tila. Ninurta is perceived as a youthful warrior and probably equates with the Babylonian heroic god Marduk. His cult involved a journey to Eridu from both Nippur and Girsu. He may be compared with Is”kur, who was worshiped primarily by herdsmen as a storm god....
Goddess name "Naksatra(s)" Hindu Generic title for a group of astral goddesses. Stars or constellations which became personified as deities, accounted as twenty-seven daughters of DAKSA and consorts of CANDRA or SOMA. They can exert benign or evil influence....
Goddess name "Nirriti" Hindu / Vedic A goddess of corruption, decay, disease, healing & of destruction of evil
Spirit name "Nuckelavee" Scotland A monster of unmixed malignity, never willingly resting from doing evil to mankind. He was a spirit in flesh. His home was the sea; and whatever his means of transit were in that element, when he moved on land he rode a horse as terrible in aspect as himself. Some thought that rider and horse were really one, and that this was the shape of the monster. Nuckelavee's head was like a man's, only ten times larger, and his mouth projected like that of a pig, and was enormously wide. There was not a hair on the monster's body, for the very good reason that he had no skin. Scotland
Spirit name "Oi" Kenya The spirit of disease, who may be expelled by emptying the sick man's house, after which the priest casts the evil spirit out, since it has nothing left to lurk behind inside. Kenya
Spirit name "Ovda" Finnish An evil spirit of the Forest who appears naked with backward pointing feet. After being danced to death, the victim is eaten. Finnish
God name "Paean" Greek The physician of the celestial gods; the deliverer from any evil or calamity. Greek
"Pandora's Box" Greek A present which seems valuable, but which is in reality a curse; as when Midas was permitted, according to his request, to turn whatever he touched into gold, and found his very food became gold, and therefore uneatable. Prometheus made an image and stole fire from heaven to endow it with life. In revenge, Jupiter told Vulcan to make a female statue, and gave her a box which she was to present to the man who married her. Prometheus distrusted Jove and his gifts, but Epimetheus, his brother, married the beautiful Pandora, and received the box. Immediately the bridegroom opened the box all the evils that flesh is heir to flew forth, and have ever since continued to afflict the world. The last thing that flew from the box was Hope. Greek
Goddess name "Pansahi" Mata Hindu one of the seven mother goddesses that later became regarded as evil
Goddess name "Pansahi Mata" Hindu One of the seven mother goddesses who later became regarded as evil Hindu
Goddess name "Pansahi Mata" Hindu Mother goddess. A SAKTI and one of seven SAPTAMATARAS (mothers) who in later Hinduism became regarded as of evil intent, inflicting sickness on children under the age of seven. Particularly known from Bengal....
"Paradise of Fools" Roman The Hindus, Mahometans, Scandinavians, and Roman Catholics have devised a place between Paradise and "Purgatory" to get rid of a theological difficulty. If there is no sin without intention, then infants and idiots cannot commit sin, and if they die cannot be consigned to the purgatory of evil-doers; but, not being believers or good-doers, they cannot be placed with the saints. The Roman Catholics place them in the Paradise of infants and the Paradise of Fools.
Goddess name "Phul Mata" Hindu Mother goddess who became one of the evil ones Hindu / Puranic / Epic
Goddess name "Phul Mata" Hindu / Epic / Puranic Mother goddess. A SAKTI who in later Hinduism became one of the SAPTAMATARAS regarded as of evil intent, inflicting sickness on children under seven years old. Particularly known from Bengal....
Goddess name "Pidari (snake-catcher)" Hindu / Puranic / later One of the consorts of S IVA. A benevolent NAVASAKTI. The cult of Pidari probably evolved in the sixth and seventh centuries AD and is generally restricted to southern India. She is considered an aspect of the goddess KALI and is invoked in many villages to ward off evil and demons. She has most of the attributes of Kali and may also have snakes around her breasts, but may additionally be represented by a stone. Her cult moved at one time and reached a climax in eastern India between the eighth and twelfth centuries. Attributes: cup, fire, noose and trident. Also Pitali; Kala-Pidari....
God name "Pikuolis" Europe One of the trinity of gods and is the god of death, the underworld and of evil intent. Eastern Europe
Spirit name "Pillan" Chile God of fire, thunder, and war, chief of all the gods. Assisted by hordes of evil spirits he causes earthquakes and volcanic eruptions, blights crops, creates storms and sends war. Chile
God name "Pu'gu" Yukaghir / E Siberia the Sun god, he is associated with justice & honorable living & will punish those who are evil or pilot
Spirit name "Pu'gu" Yukaghir / eastern Siberia Sun god. A spirit associated with justice and honorable living who punishes those who are evil or violent....
God name "Pugu" Siberia Yet another God of the Sun, this one is associated with justice and honourable living, the defender of the oppressed and the punisher of evil deeds. Yukaghir, Siberia
King name "Rachaders" Indian The second tribe of giants or evil genii, who had frequently made the earth subject to their kings, but were ultimately punished by Shiva and Vishnu. Indian
Goddess name "Randeng" China Goddess sent by heaven to bring dread calamity down on to king Zhou because of his blasphemies and evil ways, China
Demon name "Rangda" Bali The demon queen of the leyaks. Terrifying to behold, the child-eating Rangda leads an army of evil witches against the leader of the forces of good. Bali
Goddess name "Rapithwin" Iran The goddess of the warmth of the earth. She dominates the evil frost and encourages regrowth. Iran
Spirit name "Sammael" Cabalists The chief of evil spirits, who is for ever gnashing his teeth over the damned. Next to him is Ashmedai. Cabalists
Goddess name "Saptamatara" Hindu / Epic / Puranic Generic title of a group of mother goddesses. Seven deities of evil influence, who generally inflict disease or other harm on children. Common color: red. Attributes: cup and lotus....
Deities name "Saptanatra" Hindu Generic title of the seven deities of evil influence Hindu / Puranic / Epic
God name "Sebitti" Mesopotamian / Babylonian - Akkadian Group of minor war gods. The children of the god ANU who follow the war god ERRA into battle. They are, in alternative traditions, of good or evil influence. In Greek tradition they become the Pleiades....
God name "Shui-Khan" Chinese Chinese god who defends men against evil and forgives their wrongdoings.
"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
Goddess name "Sitala(mata) (possibly meaning ‘mother cold')" Hindu / Epic / Puranic Mother goddess. One of seven SAKTIS who in later Hinduism became regarded as of evil intent, inflicting sickness. Particularly known from Bengal where she may be identified with the goddess KALI. Usually standing naked upon a lotus or riding an ass. Alternatively symbolized by a stone on which a face is painted. Attribute: waterjar....
God name "Snulk'ulxa'ls" Bella Coola / BC Canada An arctypical god, rather like the Christian god in as he provided a conflict of decent and evil treatment for humans
God name "Snulk'ulxa'ls Bella Coola" BC Canada Arctypical god, rather like the Christian god in as he provided a conflict of decent and evil treatment for humans BC Canada
God name "Su God" Mahikari Defined contemporary troubles as an imbalance between good and evil. Furthermore, he designated 2000 AD as a deadline for the task. According to legend, if society does not succeed at this task, Su God has promised to incinerate the world at this time. Mahikari
"Suoyatar" Finnish One of the forces of evil in the Kalevala, who gives birth to the serpent of evil or death by means of her spittle. Finnish
"Tawiscara" Iroquois evil twin brother of Loskeha. Iroquois
"Tawiscara/ Taweskare/ Tawiskaro" Iroquois The evil twin brother of Loskeha
Spirit name "Thor" Norse The god of thunder, keeper of the hammer, the ever-fighting slayer of trolls and destroyer of evil spirits, the friend of mankind, the defender of the earth, the heavens and the gods; for without Thor and his hammer the earth would become the helpless prey of the giants. He was the consecrator, the hammer being the cross or holy sign of the ancient heathen. Thor was the son of Odin and Fjorgyn (mother earth); he was blunt, hot-tempered, without fraud or guile, of few words but of ready stroke - such was Thor, the favorite deity of our forefathers. The finest legends of the Younger Edda and the best lays of the Elder Edda refer to Thor. His hall is Bilskirner. He slays Thjasse, Thrym, Hrungner, and other giants. In Ragnarok he slays the Midgard-serpent, but falls after retreating nine paces, poisoned by the serpent's breath. Norse
God name "Titlacvahuan" Aztec an omnipotent God, universal & generally evil power
Spirit name "Ulu'tuyar Ulu Toyo'n" Yakut / Cen Siberia A rather evil creator spirit
"Unk" Oglata A female being of magical beauty full of passion but having, in part, an evil nature. Oglala.
Goddess name "Usas" Hindu / Vedic Goddess of the dawn. The daughter of Dyaus and, according to some texts, the consort of the Sun god SURYA. An auspicious deity, Usas brings the dawn, heralding Surya, and drives away darkness. She is the all-seeing eye of the gods. In the Rg Veda she is depicted as a beautiful young virginal figure who rides in a hundred chariots. She sets all things in motion and can render strength and fame to her devotees. In addition to being perceived as a sky goddess, she is also drawn as a mother goddess in the guise of a cow. Epithets include “mother of the gods” and “mother of cows.” She is invoked to give the boon of longevity, but a more malignant aspect reveals her as a huntress who wastes human life. Usas sometimes enjoys a domestic worship as a guardian hearth goddess who drives away darkness and evil spirits. She disappears, however, from the later traditions of Hinduism....
Deity name "Usnisa" Buddhist The deity who can eliminate all evil karmic hindrances and eradicate the suffering of all evil paths." Buddhist
Goddess name "Vaisnavi" Hindu / Epic / Puranic Mother goddess. A SAKTI of V IS NU, also regarded as a form of LAKSMI. In later Hinduism she became one of a group of MATARAS regarded as of evil intent. Also one of a group of eight ASTAMATARAS. In another grouping one of nine NAVASAKTIS who, in southern India, rank higher than the SAPTAMATARAS. Her vehicle is the hybrid beast GARUDA. Attributes: child, club, conch, lotus and prayer wheel....
Goddess name "Vajravarahi" India Strength-of-the-Sow is the goddess of wisdom through experience who drives away evil spirits such as depression. India
Goddess name "Varahi" Hindu / Epic / Puranic Mother goddess. A SAKTI who in later Hinduism becomes one of a group of MATARAS regarded as of evil intent. Also one of a group of eight ASTAMATARAS. In another grouping, one of nine NAVASAKTIS who, in southern India, rank higher than the SAPTAMATARAS. She sits upon a boar, buffalo or elephant. Attributes: boar's head, bow, club, cup, knife, noose, plough, sword and trident....
Spirit name "Vejopatis" Lithuanian The spirit of wind. He is the father of the winds, usually described as a wrathful, inexorable, evil spirit with a beard, wings and two faces. Lithuanian and Prussian
"Velnias" Lithuanian The devil or evil personified. Lithuanian
Spirit name "Warlock" Anglo-Saxon A wandering evil spirit; a wizard, a deceiver, one who breaks his word. Satan is called in Scripture "the father of lies," the arch-warlock.
God name "Whiro" Oceanic The Maori god of mischief and evil. Oceanic
Deities name "Whiro" Polynesian / Maori God of death. Regarded as an errant son of the creator deities, RANGINUI and PAPATUANUKU, Whiro stands as the chief antagonist of TANEMAHUTA, the creator god of light. He is, therefore, the personification of darkness and evil. During the time of creation from chaos, Whiro is said to have fought an epic battle against Tanemahuta in the newly formed heavens. He was vanquished and forced to descend into the underworld where he became ruler over the dead and chief among the lesser underworld deities who are responsible for various forms of disease and sickness. In the temporal world the lizard, a symbol of death, embodies him, and various creatures of the night, including the owl and the bat, are earthly representatives from his kingdom, as are such malignant insect pests as the mosquito. This deity is not to be confused with the legendary human voyager and adventurer of the same name whose traditions have, in the past, often been muddled with those of the god....
Spirit name "Wrath's Hole" Britain The legend is that Bolster, a gigantic wrath or evil spirit, paid embarrassing attention to St. Agnes, who told him she would listen to his suit when he filled with his blood a small hole which she pointed out to him. The wrath joyfully accepted the terms, but the hole opened into the sea, and the wrath, being utterly exhausted, St. Agnes pushed him over the cliff. cornwall, Britain
Angel name "Yaha-Yaha" Nazorean angels which come against those who send the evil eye against the Baptized. Early Nazorean
Deity name "Yalafath" Micronesia A mighty and benevolent deity, who sits in the sky and views placidly the work of his hands and the operations of the multitudes of kan (also called yan), or genii, mostly evil and malevolent, each busy in his own sphere of activity., Micronesia
Goddess name "Yami" Hindu / Epic / Puranic Mother goddess. One of seven SAKTIS who in later Hinduism became regarded as of evil intent. Also CAMUNDA....
Spirit name "Yazatas" Zoroastrian Connectors of the heavenly and earthly areas. They catch the light of the Sun and send it down to earth. They are needed by men for cleansing, help with the ridding of evil spirits and to forgo the tortures of the Zoroastrian hell. Zoroastrian
Spirit name "Yulgen" Central Asia According to the belief of the Altaians, the good spirits,aru neme, are all subjects of the good god Yulgen, and the bad spirits, kara neme, of the evil god Erlik. Yulgen is so kind and generous that he never does harm to men. Sacrifices are offered to him by all, but no one fears him. Every bridegroom must sacrifice to him a horse of a light colour after his marriage.
God name "Zanahary" Madagascar The creator gods in the indigenous mythology of Madagascar. Some Zanahary gods are good, while others are evil; some are male, and others are female.