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List of Gods : "heaven" - 357 records

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Scandinavian The first person of the Scandinavian Trinity, which consists of Har (the Mighty), the Like Mighty, and the Third Person. This Trinity is called "The Mysterious Three," and they sit on three thrones above the Rainbow. The next in order are the Aesir, of which Odin, the chief, lives in Asgard, on the heavenly hills between earth and the Rainbow. The third order is the Vanir - the gods of the ocean, air, and clouds - of which Van Niord is the chief. Har has already påśśed his ninth incarnation; in his tenth he will take the forms first of a peaçõçk, and then of a horse, when all the followers of Mahomet will be destroyed.
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Shinto / Japan God of winds. Particularly the fierce god of whirlwinds and typhoons. In mythology he carried back to heaven the body of AME-WAKA-HIKO (the heavenly young prince) after he had been slain by an arrow from the “heavenly true deer bow.”...
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Hittite Goddess of the sky, her title was "Queen of heaven"; Hittite

Norse He was the heavenly watchman in the old mythology, answering to St. Peter in the medieval. According to the Lay of Rig (Heimdal), he was the father and founder of the different clåśśes of men, nobles, churls and thralls. He has a horn called Gjallar-horn, which he blows at Ragnarok. His dwelling is Himinbjorg. He is the keeper of Bifrost (the Rainbow). Nine giantesses are his mothers. Norse
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Greek The light of the terrestrial regions as Aether is the light of the heavenly regions. The Protogenos and the female personification of day. Both were the offspring of Erebus and Nyx. Hemera was closely identified with Hera, the wife of Zeus, and Eos the goddess of the morning red, who brings up the light of day from the east. Greek

Egypt The personification of the Face of heaven by day, while Set was that of night. He was depicted as a man or a lion with the head of a hawk. An aspect of Horus. Egypt

"Himinbjorg [Heaven"
Norse Help, defense; hence heaven defender]. Heimdal's dwelling. Norse

"Himinbrjoter [Heaven-breaker]"
Norse One of the giant Hymer's oxen. Norse
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"Hotogov Mailgan"
Siberia Goddess of heaven at night Siberia / Buriat
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"Huang Ti"
Chinese Astral god. Allegedly a deified emperor, the so-called “yellow emperor,” who rules the moving as distinct from dark heavens, the latter being presided over by the god PAK TAI. He is attributed with giving mankind the wheel....
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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
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"Hung Sheng (boly one)"
Chinese Guardian god. A deity who protects fishing boats and their crews against danger at sea in the Southern Ocean. His role is similar to that of the goddess KUAN YIN. Little is known of the origin of Hung Sheng, but he was allegedly a mortal who died on the thirteenth day of the second moon, which falls two days before the spring equinox when the sea dragon king, Lung Wang, is believed to leave the ocean and ascend into the heavens. The god is propitiated with cakes made from the first grain of the year, on the fifth day of the fifth month and in some traditions he is seen as an aspect of the sea dragon king....
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Mesopotamian / Sumerian / Iraq storm god. The chief Rain and thunder god of herdsmen, Is”kur is described as the brother of the Sun god UTU. In creation mythology Is”kur is given charge over the winds, the so-called “silver lock of the heart of heaven,” by the god ENKI. According to some authors, in prehistoric times he was perceived as a bull or as a lion whose roar is the thunder. He may be depicted as a warrior riding across the skies in a chariot, dispensing Raindrops and hailstones. In one text he is identified as the son of AN and twin brother of Enki. He is to be compared with NINURTA who was primarily a god of farmers. He was also adopted by the Hittites as a storm god....
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Greek God. One of the sons of OURANOS (heaven) and a member of the TITAN race which clashed with the Olympian gods. He is the father of the heroes Atlas and PROMETHEUS....

Sioux The 'father of lies' who was expelled from heaven for deceit and trickery. Sioux
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Norse A plain where the gods first åśśemble, where they establish their heavenly abodes, and where they åśśemble again after Ragnarok. The plains of Ida. Norse
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Mesopotamia Collective name for the group of younger sky gods. They were the gods of heaven, in contrast to the Anunnaki, who were the gods of the earth. Mesopotamia
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"Ignis Fatuus"
Russian According to a Russian superstition, these wandering fires are the spirits of still-born children which flit between heaven and the Inferno.
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