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God Name and Meaning

List of Gods : "moon"   (180 records)

NameOriginDescription
Goddess name
"Keret"
Phonecian A son of El and soldier of the Goddess Sapas, but not very brave. Fought against the moon God Terah at his father's behest (eventually), but lost. Bought a costly wife: his son, Danel, was a prodigy. Phonecian

"Keri and Kame Bacairi."
Bochica Keri and Kame Bacairi. Twin brothers who steal the Sun and the moon from a vulture then created humanity. Bochica
Deities name
"Ketua"
Ngbandi / Democratic Republic of Congo, central Africa God of fortune. One of seven deities invoked at daybreak. He controls both good luck and ill-fortune. According to tradition he has seven children: morning, noon, evening, night, Sun, moon and water. He accords to water the privileges of a firstborn son....
Goddess name
"Khons(u) (wanderer)"
Egypt / Upper moon god. Recognized from at least 2500 BC but best known during the New kingdom (mid-sixteenth century BC). A significant deity at Thebes, where he is described as an offspring of AMUN and MUT. His sacred animal is the baboon. There is a Khonsu precinct as part of the Temple of Amun in the Karnak complex. From the Greco-Roman period there exists a sanctuary of Kom-ombo where Khonsu is seen as the offspring of the crocodile god SOBEK and the mother goddess HATHOR. Depicted anthropomorphically or with a falcon's head, but in either case enveloped in a close-fitting robe. He wears a crown consisting of a crescent moon subtending a full moon orb....
God name
"Khons[u]/ Khons Hor"
Egypt A god of healing & the moon
Deity name
"Khonsu"
Egypt Aka Chons, Khensu, Khons, Khonsu or Khonshu, is an ancient lunar deity, from before formal structure was given to a pantheon. His name reflects the fact that the moon travels across the night sky, for it means The Wanderer, and also had the titles Embracer, Pathfinder, and Defender, as he was thought to watch over night travelers. Egypt
God name
"Klehanoai (night-bearer)"
Navaho / USA moon god. According to tradition, he was created at the same primordial time as the dawn, from a crystal bordered with white shells. His face is said to be covered with sheet lightning and the sacred primeval waters. The moon disc is actually a shield behind which the god moves invisibly across the night sky. He is never impersonated or depicted. Also Tlehanoai....
Goddess name
"Kokomikeis"
S America Goddess of the moon mother of the Morning Star Blackfoot
Goddess name
"Kokomikeis Blackfoot"
NA ? The moon goddess mother of the Morning Star
God name
"Kusuh"
Hurrian God of the moon. Hurrian
God name
"Kus”uh"
Hittite / Hurrian / Anatolia moon god. Also KAS'KU....
God name
"Kuu"
Finland God of moon.
Angel name
"Kyriel"
Christians angels of the Mansions of the moon.

"Lalita"
India Has three aspects as virgin (Bala), mother (Tripurasundari) and crone (Tripura Bhairavi) and is the waxing moon as Kali is the waning moon. She represents love and sexuality while Kali represents death. India
Supreme god name
"Legba"
Fon / Benin, West Africa God of fate. The youngest son of the supreme god LISA and his consort, the moon goddess MAWU. He is also regarded as a messenger god, moving between Lisa and mankind on earth....
God name
"Luna"
Greek The moon. The Sun and the moon were worshipped both by Greeks and Romans, and among the latter the worship of Luna is said to have been introduced by the Sabine T. Tatius, in the time of Romulus. But, however this may be, it is certain, notwithstanding the assertion of Varro, that Sol and Luna were reckoned among the great gods, that their worship never occupied any prominent place in the religion of the Romans, for the two divinities had between them only a small chapel in the Via Sacra. Greek
Goddess name
"Luna"
Roman moon goddess. She derives from the Greek model of SELENE, but is also comparable with HEKATE. She enjoyed a major temple on the Aventine Hill in Rome....
God name
"Lupi"
Aymara God of the Sun whose wife is the moon. Aymara
Spirit name
"Lur"
Basques Lurbira. earth mother of the Sun and of the moon. One of the main spirits of the beliefs and mythical traditions of the Basques.

"Maanegarm or Moongarm"
Norse Maanegarm or moongarm [Moon-swallower]. A wolf of Loke's offspring. He devours the moon. Norse
God name
"Mah"
Persia God, the progenitor of the cow who also presides over tides and time as well as God of the moon Persia
God name
"Mah"
Persian / Iran moon god. The progenitor of the cow, typically depicted with the tips of a sickle moon projecting from his shoulders....
Goddess name
"Mahasri-Tars (of great beauty)"
Buddhist / Mahayana Goddess. An emanation of AMOGHASIDDHI. Depicted seated upon a moon. Color: green. Attributes: image of Amoghasiddhi and lotuses....
King name
"Mahatala"
Borneo Mahatara. The Prince Of The Sun and The king Of The moon. The Ngaju, Borneo
Supreme god name
"Mahu Fon"
Africa She is the supreme goddess of the earth as well as a goddess of the moon & fertility
God name
"Mal"
Early Dravidian / Tamil Creator god. Probably equating with a syncretization of VIS'NU and KRSNA. The name implies a deity of great stature. In Sangam texts, his face is like the moon, his eyes are lotuses and his CAKRA is the beams of the Sun. Also TIRUMAL....
Goddess name
"Mama Kilya"
Inca Goddess of the moon Inca
Goddess name
"Mama Quilla"
Inca Goddess of the moon Inca
Goddess name
"Mama-Kilya (mother moon)"
Inca / pre - Columbian South America / Peru, etc moon goddess. The consort of the Sun god INTI, she is important in the calculation of time and regulating the Inca festival calendar. The Indians consider that an eclipse of the moon is a time of great danger, caused by a mountain lion or snake eating the moon, and perform a ritual making as much noise as possible to frighten the predator off....
Goddess name
"Mangala (auspicious)"
Hindu (1) Astral god. Personification of the planet MARS. Depicted by a chariot drawn by eight red fire-horses. According to some authors Mangala is a form of the god S IWA in his cruel aspect. Attributes: club and lotus. Three-eyed.(2) Goddess. A form of PARWATI. She rides upon a lion and may bear up to ten arms, carrying arrow, mirror, moon disc, rosary, shield and sword. Three-eyed....

"Mani"
Norse moon or Maane. Brother of Sol (the Sun, feminine), and both were children of the giant Mundilfare. Norse
God name
"Mani"
Germanic / Nordic / Icelandic moon god. He guides the chariot of the moon through the night sky and is involved in the downfall of the world at Ragnarok....
Goddess name
"Marama"
Maori Goddess of the moon Polynesia / Maori
Goddess name
"Marama"
Polynesian / Maori moon goddess. She equates with the Tahitian goddess HINA, daughter of TANGAROA. Tradition has it that her body wastes away with each lunar cycle but is restored when she bathes in the sea from which all life springs....
Goddess name
"Marina"
Slavic Goddess of the moon Slavic
Goddess name
"Mawu"
Fon / Benin, West Africa (1) moon goddess. The sister of the Sun god LISA. She is also considered to bestow fertility and motherhood and is generally benevolent in nature.(2) sky god. Ewe [Togo, West Africa]. Among the tribe neighboring the Fon. Mawu is perceived as male and a creator deity. He favors the color white and is also benevolent and generous in nature....
Goddess name
"Mawu Fon"
Benin Goddess of the moon Benin
Goddess name
"Meiess"
Pre - Christian Latvian moon god. Consort of the Sun goddess SAULE. He is a guardian deity of travelers and military expeditions....
Goddess name
"Meiulis"
Pre - Christian Lithuanian moon god. Consort of the Sun goddess....
God name
"Men"
Turkey God of the moon who ruled the upper and lower world Turkey
God name
"Men"
Phrygian / Turkey moon god. Ruler of both upper and lower worlds. Probably also a god of healing, he was subsequently adopted by the Greeks and Romans. The cult was popular during the imperial period, but its inscriptions were written in Greek....
God name
"Men Ascaenus"
Antioch - near - Pisidia Local tutelary god. Possibly originating as a Persian moon god and known chiefly from a description by Strabo. He enjoyed a substantial cult including a temple some 1,200 meters above sea level. His symbol is the head of a bull above a crescent moon and wreath; it appears on local coinage circa AD 200. The popularity of the cult earned antagonism from the Roman occupation.See also MEN....
God name
"Men Phygia"
Asia Minor God of the moon who ruled over in the heavens, but the underworld as well Asia Minor
God name
"Meness"
Latvia God of the moon as well as the guardian of travelers and military expeditions Latvia
God name
"Menu"
Lithuania God of the moon Lithuania
God name
"Menu/ Menulis"
Lithuania The moon god
Goddess name
"Metsaka"
Huichol Indian / Mesoamerican / Mexico moon goddess. Known as “grandmother moon,” she is the consort of the fire god TATEVALI. She guards the Huichol against the god of death, TOKAKAMI....
Goddess name
"Metsaka Huichol"
Mexico Goddess of the moon. Mexico
God name
"Metztli"
Aztec Lowly god of worms who failed to sacrifice himself to become the Sun, and became the moon instead, his face darkened by a rabbit. Aztec
Deities name
"Metztli"
Aztec / Mesoamerican / Mexico Minor moon god. One of the group of deities belonging to the TEZCATLIPOCA complex....
God name
"Moma"
S America The moon god, ancestor of mankind and maker of the world. Uitoto, South America
God name
"Moma"
Uitoto Indian / South America Creator god. Originally the creator of mankind. When he was slain he entered and ruled the underworld. Also the apotheosis of the moon....
God name
"Moma Uitoto"
SA A god that originally was the creator of mankind & the apotheosis of the moon

"Moon-drop"
Roman In Latin, virus lunare, a vaporous drop supposed to be shed by the moon on certain herbs and other objects, when influenced by incantations. Roman

"Mrgasiras"
Hindu The Fifth house of the moon. Hindu
God name
"Mugasa"
Bambuti The moon god who originally lived among humankind in an earthly Paradise. But, because humans disobeyed his commandments he retreated to the heavens. Since then humans are mortal. Bambuti

"Mundilfare"
Norse One of the giant race, who had a son and daughter of such surpassing beauty that their father called them Mani and Sol: moon and Sun. Norse

"Muso"
Africa / west Is the dark moon preceding the shinning new moon sliver in the night sky. Africa(west)
Goddess name
"Mut"
Egypt The patron goddess of Thebes. In Upper Egypt she is the counterpart of SAKHMET, the Lower Egyptian goddess from Memphis. After superseding the goddess AMAUNET, she became locally the consort of the Sun god AMUN, in which capacity she is the mother of the moon god KHONSU. She was also regarded as the Divine mother of the Theban kings. Mut is depicted in human form wearing a vulture headdress sur mounted by the twin crowns of Upper and Lower Egypt. She is typically dressed in a bright red or blue patterned gown. Less frequently she is drawn with a lion's head. She enjoyed a cult center at Thebes where her sanctuary was known as the Iseru....
Deity name
"Myesyats"
Slavic moon deity Slavic
King name
"Nabo or Nebo"
Babylon One of the divinities of the Assyrians, supposed to be the moon. Many of the kings of Babylon assumed the name.
Deities name
"Nanahuati (rumor)"
Aztec / Mesoamerican / Mexico Creator god. In cosmogony, when on the fifth day of creation the gods sat in judgment to elect the new Sun god, Nanahuatl and TECCIZTECATL cremated themselves in the sacred fire. The heart of Nanahuatl ascended to become the new Sun and that of Tecciztecatl became the moon. Tradition suggests that Nanahuatl is diseased and impoverished but of great courage, while Tecciztecatl is wealthy and a coward. In an alternative tradition, in which Nanahuatl is the son of QUETZALCOATL and Tecciztecatl is the son of TLALOC, both deities are hurled into the fire by their fathers. NOTE: eventually all the gods sacrificed themselves so that mankind might be engendered from their remains. Also Nanahuatzin....
Goddess name
"Nanna"
Norse A goddess of the moon
God name
"Nanna"
Sumeria God of the moon. Sumeria
God name
"Nanna/ As-im-babbar"
Mesopotamia / Sumeria / Iraq A moon god
God name
"Napir"
Elamite God of the moon. Elamite
God name
"Napir"
Elamite / Iran moon god. Known from inscriptions....
God name
"Napir Elamite"
Iran The moon god
God name
"Nareu"
Melanesia / Vanuatu Creator god. As in many comparable legends, he created the world inside the shell of a mussel. He engendered a son from sand and water who, in turn, created the Sun and moon from his father's eyes, rocks from his flesh and bones and mankind from his spine....
Angel name
"Neciel"
Christians angels of the Mansions of the moon.

"Nehalennia"
S America The queen of the Dead moon Circus who is trapped within a mirror and searching for the legendary Golden Crystal, which will allow Nehellenia to break free of her entrapment and take over the earth. Sailor moon
God name
"Ni"
Chimu Indian / pre - Columbian South America / coastal areas of Peru Sea god. A significant deity in the pantheon, revered by fishermen. Often linked with SI, the moon god....
Goddess name
"Nikkal"
Western Semitic / Syrian moon goddess. The consort of the moon god Jarih and probably evolved from the Mesopotamian pantheon....
Goddess name
"Ningal (great queen)"
Mesopotamian / Sumerian / Babylonian - Akkadian Reed goddess. Ningal is the daughter of ENKI and NINGIKUGA and the consort of the moon god NANNA by whom she bore UTU...
Goddess name
"Ninlil"
Mesopotamian / Sumerian Goddess of the air and of grain. She is the daughter of the god of stores, Haia, and the barley goddess, Ninsebargunnu. The consort of the air god Enlil, who impregnated her with water to create the moon god Nana, she also conceived the underworld god Nergal when Enlil impregnated her disguised as the gateman of Nippur. In a similar manner she conceived the underworld god Ninazu when Enlil impregnated her disguised as the “man of the river of the nether world, the man-devouring river.” According to some texts she is also the mother of Ninurta, the god of the plough and thunderstorms....
Goddess name
"Noctiluca"
Spanish Goddess of the moon, fertility, life, death and hunting. Spanish

"Nokomis"
Hiawatha Daughter of the moon. Sporting one day with her maidens on a swing made of vine canes, a rival cut the swing, and Nokomis fell to earth, where she gave birth to a daughter named Wenonah. Hiawatha
Goddess name
"Nsongo"
Bangala / Democratic Republic of Congo, central Africa moon goddess. The sister and consort of the supreme Sun god LIBANZA. In the epic legend of Nsongo and Lianja she is the twin sister and consort of a deified folk-hero....
Goddess name
"Nsongo Bangala"
Zaire Goddess of the moon Zaire
Spirit name
"Nu'tenut"
Chukchee / eastern Siberia earth spirit. The owner of the world who sits in a large house built of iron. He is surrounded by the spirits of Sun, moon, sky, sea, dawn, darkness and world who are suitors for his daughter (unnamed)....
God name
"Nyame"
Akan / southern Ghana, West Africa Creator god. An androgynous being symbolized in his male aspect by the Sun, and his female aspect by the moon. He gave mankind its soul and is the controller of destiny. He enjoys a dedicated priesthood and is worshiped in the form of a tree trunk. Also Odomankoma; Onyame; Onyanko pon; Totrobonsu....
God name
"Nze"
Ngbandi God of the moon who is closely linked with women and fertility. Ngbandi
Goddess name
"Nze"
Ngbandi / Democratic Republic of Congo, Central Africa moon god. One of the seven children of KETUA, the god of fortune and LOMO, the goddess of peace. He is closely linked with women and fertility. At menstruation he is said to have “cut the girl” and, during pregnancy, “the moon is dark for her.”...
God name
"Nze Ngbandi"
Zasire The moon god who is closely linked with women & fertility
Goddess name
"Ochu"
Nigeria Goddess of the moon who sweeps away the ashes of death. Nigeria
Deity name
"Old Man of the Moon"
Chinese Old Man of the moon. The Chinese deity who links in wedlock predestined couples.
God name
"Ometeoti (two god)"
Aztec / Mesoamerican / Mexico Primordial being. According to some traditions, the dual principle personified in a bisexual force which the Aztecs believed to be the only reality, all else being illusory. Ometeotl rules in the highest (thirteenth) heaven, Omeyocan (place of duality) which rests above Sun, moon, wind and other elements. Ometeotl impregnated itself to engender the four TEZCATLIPOCAS (aspects of the Sun). Another female aspect, COATLICUE, gave birth to the national Aztec god HUITZILOPOCHTLI. No formal cult existed for Ometeotl, but he was considered to be present in every aspect of ritual.See also TONACATECUHTLI and TONACACIHUATL....
God name
"Owiot"
California God of the moon and the Father of the Luiseno. California
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

"P'an-ku"
China Born from the primordial cosmic egg, and the mass divided into the heavens and the earth. From his eyes the Sun and moon appeared, from his sweat, Rain and dew, from his voice, thunder, and from his body all the natural features of the earth arose. Southern China
Spirit name
"Pah"
Pawnee moon spirit Pawnee
Goddess name
"Pajau Yan"
Cambodian Goddess of health and healing who was sent to live in the moon, where she provides flowers to the newly dead to ease their transition as they move into the underworld. Cambodian
God name
"Papang"
Australia Creator and sky god who lives in the moon. Australia
Goddess name
"Pele"
Polynesian / Hawaii Volcano goddess. According to tradition she arrived in Hawaii in a canoe, having sailed from Tahiti. She may derive locally from the more familiar Polynesian moon goddess, HINA, since one of her alternative names is Hina-Ai-Malama (Hina who devours the moon)....
Goddess name
"Perimb"
Brazil Goddess of the moon and supreme being. Brazil
Goddess name
"Poludnitsy"
Slavic Ukranian moon-goddesses.
God name
"Por"
Brazil God of the moon. Brazil
Goddess name
"Priyadarsana"
Hindu moon goddess. Priyadarsana declared, "Matter itself is void. Voidness does not result from the destruction of matter, but the nature of matter is itself voidness. Therefore, to speak of voidness on the one hand, and of matter, or of sensation, or of intellect, or of motivation, or of consciousness on the other - is entirely dualistic. Consciousness itself is voidness. Voidness does not result from the destruction of consciousness, but the nature of consciousness is itself voidness. Such understanding of the five compulsive aggregates and the knowledge of them as such by means of gnosis is the entrance into nonduality." The Dharma-Door of Nonduality

"Purusa"
Hindu Cosmic Man The great I Am and the self which pervades the universe. His mind is the moon, his eyes are the Sun, and his breath is the wind. Hindu
Goddess name
"Quilla"
Inca moon goddess married to Inti, the Sun god. Inca
God name
"Rahko"
Finland The Karelian god of time; Rahko tars the moon describes the phases of the moon.
God name
"Rahu"
Blavatsky The seizer supposed to seize the Sun and moon and thus cause eclipses. "A giant, a Demi-god, the lower part of whose body ended in a dragon or serpent's tail. During the churning of the Ocean, when the gods produced amrita -- the water of Immortality -- he stole some of it, and drinking, became immortal. The Sun and moon, who had detected him in his theft, denounced him to Vishnu, who placed him in the stellar spheres, the upper portion of his body representing the dragon's head and the lower the dragon's tail; the two being the ascending and descending nodes. Since then, Rahu wreaks his vengeance on the Sun and moon by occasionally swallowing them. The secret Doctrine, by H. P. Blavatsky
Deity name
"Rahu (seizer)"
Hindu Primordial cosmic deity. The son of KASYAPA or RUDRA, according to legend he seizes the Sun and moon to generate eclipses. Rahu is depicted with four hands and a tail, or as a head alone, his body having been destroyed by VISNU. He stands upon a lion or in a chariot drawn by eight black horses. Color: dark blue. Attributes: half moon, knife, sword and trident....
Goddess name
"Rajamatangi"
Hindu Goddess. She stands upon a lotus. Attributes: blue lotus, lute, moon and parrot....
God name
"Rakib-El"
Western Semitic / Syrian moon god. Known chiefly from inscriptions circa eighth century BC....

"Rana"
s The moon, in Tolkien's Middle-earth.
God name
"Ratnapani (with a jewel in the hand)"
Buddhist God. A form of RATNASAMBHAVA and also a dhyanibodhisattva or meditation BUDDHA. Color: yellow or green. Attributes: a jewel and the moon disc....
Spirit name
"Ratnaparamita"
Buddhist Philosophical deity. spiritual offspring of RATNASAMBHAVA. Color: red. Attributes: jeweled staff and moon on a lotus....
Angel name
"Requiel"
Christians angels of the Mansions of the moon.
Goddess name
"Ri"
Phoenician Little known Phoenician goddess of the moon.
Goddess name
"Riddhivasita (control of prosperity)"
Buddhist Minor goddess. One of a group of VASITAS personifying the disciplines of spiritual regeneration. Color: green. Attribute: moon disc....

"Rohini"
India The ninth lunar asterism and the wife of the moon. India
Goddess name
"Rongomatane"
Polynesian / including Maori God of Agriculture. He is the father of cultivated food and the special gardener of the kumara or sweet potato which is a vital crop in Polynesia. In New Zealand the first sweet potatoes are offered to Rongomatane. In the traditions of the Hervey Islands, Rongo is one of the five sons of the moon god, Vatea, and the mother goddess, Papa....
Goddess name
"Sadarnuna"
Sumeria Goddess of the new moon. Sumeria
God name
"Sahar"
Aramaic God of the moon. Aramaic
God name
"Sahar"
Western Semitic / Aramaic moon god. Known from inscriptions....
Deities name
"Samvara (keeping out)"
Buddhist / Mahayana God. One of the emanations of AKSOBHYA and also of HEVAJIRA. In Lamaism he is a four-headed tutelary yi-dam god. His SAKTI is VAJRAVARAHI. He stands upon one or more four-armed Hindu deities including Kalaratri and BHAIRAVA. Color: blue or black. Attributes: ax, bell, cup, drum, image of Aksobhya on the crown, image of four-faced BRAHMA, knife, moon disc, skin, staff and trident....
Spirit name
"Sarvanivaranaviskambhin (remover of stain)"
Buddhist / Mahayana God. A dhyaniboddhisattva or spiritual meditation buddha. Color: white. Attributes: Book, jewel, moon disc, sword and staff....
Goddess name
"Saule"
Pre - Christian Latvian Sun goddess. Also having agricultural links, she is perceived as living on a heavenly farm atop a mythical mountain and invoked to induce fertility and ripening among crops. Her consorts are the sky god DIEVS and the moon god MENESS....
Angel name
"Scheliel"
Christians angels of the Mansions of the moon.
God name
"Selardi"
Armenia God of the moon Armenia
God name
"Selardi"
Urartian / Armenia moon god. The counterpart of the Mesopotamian deity SIN....
Goddess name
"Selene"
Greek Also called Mene, a female divinity presiding over the months, or Latin Luna, was the goddess of the moon, or the moon personified into a Divine being. She is called a daughter of Hyperion and Theia, and accordingly a sister of Helios and Eos (Theogony 371 ; Apollodorus; Argonautica) ; but others speak of her as a daughter of Hyperion by Euryphaessa, or of Pallas, or of Zeus and Latona, or lastly of Helios. Greek
Goddess name
"Selene (radiant)"
Greek moon goddess. The daughter of HYPERION (a TITAN) and sister of the Sun god HELIOS. The tutelary deity of magicians, she rides in a chariot drawn by two horses. According to legend she fell in love with the sleeping Endymion. She becomes largely syncretized with HEKATE and in Roman culture equates with the goddess LUNA....
Goddess name
"Selene/ Mene"
Greek The goddess of the moon & stars
Goddess name
"Si"
Chimu Indian / pre - Columbian / coastal regions of Peru moon god. The head of the pantheon and guardian of weather and of harvests. He is depicted subtended by a sickle moon, wearing a feathered crown and an armored projection on his back. May also be represented as a goddess....
God name
"Si Chimu"
Peru God of the moon Peru
God name
"Sin"
Babylon God of the moon. Babylon
Goddess name
"Sin"
Babylon / Chaldea A moon goddess
Deity name
"Sin"
Chaldean deity of the moon. Chaldean
God name
"Sin"
Mesopotamian / BabylonianAkkadian moon god. Derived from the older Sumerian model of NANNA. His consort is NIKKAL (NINGAL). He is symbolized by the new moon and perceived as a bull whose horns are the crescent of the moon. Cult centers are identified at Ur, Harran and Neirab. Also Suen (archaic)....
Goddess name
"Sina"
Samoa Goddess of the moon. Samoa
Goddess name
"Sina"
Polynesian / Samoan moon goddess. See also HINA....
God name
"Sinhanada (lion's roar)"
Buddhist - Lamaist / Tibet Physician god. A variety of AVALOKITESVARA. Typically depicted with stretched earlobes and attended by a lion. Color: white. Attributes: cup, fly whisk, image of the AMITABHA on the crown, lotus, moon disc, rosary, skin, snake, sword and trident. Three-eyed. Also accounted among one of a series of Medicine buddhas or SMAN-BLA....
Goddess name
"Sitatara (the ‘white Tara')"
Buddhist - Lamaist / Tibet Goddess. Of mild disposition, she is regarded as one of the forms of the goddess TARA and an emanation of AMOGHASIDDHI or VAIROCANA. In later times she became identified as a female variety of AVALOKITESVARA PADMAPANI. By tradition she is the incarnation of a Chinese princess. Color: white. Attributes: arrow, blue or white lotus, bow, image of Amoghasiddhi, jewel, moon disc and rosary. Threeor seven-eyed....
Planet name
"Soma"
Hindu The moon, born from the eyes of Atri, son of Brahma; made the sovereign of plants and planets. Soma ran away with Tara (Star), wife of Vrihaspata, preceptor of the gods, and Buddha was their offspring. Hindu
God name
"Soma"
Scandinavian To drink the Soma. To become immortal. In the Vedic hymns the Soma is the moon-plant, the juice of which confers immortality, and exhilarates even the gods. It is said to be brought down from heaven by a falcon. Scandinavian
God name
"Ta ab"
Pre - Islamic southern Arabian moon god. He also has an oracular function....
God name
"Ta'lab"
Arabia The moon god in pre-Islamic southern Arabia.
God name
"Ta'lab"
Arabia God of the moon in pre-Islamic southern Arabia. His oracle was consulted for advice.
Angel name
"Tagriel"
Christians angels of the Mansions of the moon. There are twenty-eight angels, who rule in the twenty-eight mansions of the moon
Goddess name
"Taio"
Lakalai Goddess of the moon. Lakalai
Supreme god name
"Tanik"
Phoenician / Pontic / Carthaginian moon goddess. Known largely from inscriptions at various sites along the North African coast and linked with the goddess ASTARTE. Her symbol is a triangular device with horizontal bars supporting a moon disc. Both deities are described as “ladies of the sanctuary.” Tanit was the supreme goddess at Carthage, known as the “face of BAAL,” until usurped by the Roman goddess JUNO; she survived under the name CAELESTIS. The goddess CERES was also worshiped in the TANIT temple at Carthage. Also Tenit....
Goddess name
"Tanit"
Carthage Goddess of the moon. Phoenicia and Carthage
God name
"Tara"
Vedic Soma, the moon, carried Tara off with him, which brought about the great war in heaven between the gods and the asuras. Brahma put an end to the war and had Tara restored to Brihaspati.
God name
"Tecciztecatl"
Aztec God of the moon. Aztec
God name
"Tecciztecatl (conch shell lord)"
Aztec / Mesoamerican / Mexico moon god. In cosmogony, when on the fifth day of creation the gods sat in judgment to elect the new Sun god, NANAHUATL and Tecciztecatl cremated themselves in the sacred fire. The heart of Nanahuatl ascended to become the new Sun and that of Tecciztecatl became the moon. Tradition suggests that Nanahuatl is diseased and impoverished but of great courage, while Tecciztecatl is wealthy and a coward. Alternatively, the pair are sons of QUETZALCOATL and of TLALOC and were hurled into the fire by their fathers. Also one of the group classed as the TEZCATLIPOCA complex. NOTE: eventually all the gods sacrificed them selves for mankind....
God name
"Thoth"
Egypt A god of astronomy, science, death, education, wisdom, geometry, law, magic, mathematics, Medicine, the moon & surveying
Goddess name
"Tlaltecuhtli"
Aztec / Mesoamerican / Mexico Chthonic creator goddess. In Aztec cosmogony, Tlaltecuhtli is a monstrous, toad-like figure whose body is cleaved in two by the gods TEZCATLIPOCA and QUETZALCOATL to fashion heaven and earth. The ruler of the second of the thirteen heavens known at the time of the Spanish conquest, Ilhuicatl Tlalocan Ipan Metztli (the heaven of the Paradise of the Rain god over the moon), she is also one of the group classed as the MICTLANTECUHTLI complex. She is said to swallow the Sun each evening and disgorge it in the dawn. She also devours the blood and hearts of sacrificial victims and the souls of the dead.See also CIPACTLI....
Goddess name
"Tokakami"
Huichol Indian / Mesoamerican / Mexico God of death. His chief antagonist is the moon goddess METSAKA....
God name
"Tororut"
Pokot / Suk / Uganda / western Kenya, East Africa Creator god. He is invoked in a special annual ceremony, which involves the sacrifice of an ox, to ensure safety of crops and cattle. The same ritual is performed in times of drought, famine or plague. His brother is ASIS the Sun god. His consort is SETA and their children include the Rain god ILAT, ARAWA the moon and TOPOH the evening star....
Angel name
"Tsaphiel"
Nazorean Anangel governing the moon. Early Nazorean
God name
"Tsuki-Yomi"
Japan A god of the moon
God name
"Tsuki-Yomi"
Shinto / Japan moon god. Engendered from the right eye of IZANAGI immediately after AMATERASU was engendered from the left. There is very little reference to him in the sacred texts and his is a highly aesthetic form of worship. Allegedly he slew the food KAMI Uke-Mochi. He is depicted riding a horse and a number of sanctuaries are addressed to his cult, including the two TsukiYomi-No-Miya shrines in the Ise Jingu temple. He also enjoys an ancient sanctuary on the island of Iki. Also Tsuki-Yomi-Otoko....
Deity name
"Tsukiyomi"
Japan deity, of uncertain gender, of the moon. Japan

"Uarahiulu"
Brazil A stone being who was the wife of Darukavaitere and the mother of the Sun and moon. Brazil
God name
"Ucchusma"
Buddhist God. An emanation of AKSOBHYA or RATNASAMBHAVA. Also a form of JAMBHALA. He is depicted as pot-bellied and stands upon Kubera, the Hindu god of riches, who lies with jewels spewing from his mouth. Attributes: cup, ichneumon fly, image of Aksobhya in the hair, moon disc and snakes. Three-eyed....
King name
"Vairgin"
Chukchee The Sun, moon, stars, and constellations are also known as vairgit; but the Sun is a special vairgin, represented as a man clad in a bright garment, driving dogs or reindeer. He descends every evening to his wife, the 'Walking-around-Woman'. The moon is also represented as a man. He is not a vairgin, however, but the son of a kele of the lower worlds. He has a lasso, with which he catches people who look too fixedly at him. Shamans invoke the moon in incantations and spells. Chukchee
Goddess name
"Varali"
Mahayana Minor moon goddess. Mahayana
Deities name
"Vasu(s) (excellent)"
Hindu / Vedic Generic title for a group of gods. Eight deities attendant on the Vedic weather god INDRA, comprising day, dawn, fire, moon, pole star, Sun, water and wind. Generally carrying a rosary and with a SAKTI....
God name
"Wadd"
Greek The Minaean moon god. Snakes were believed to be sacred to him.
God name
"Wadd"
Pre - Islamic southern Arabian moon god. His sacred animal is the snake....

"Wanadi"
Venezuela Celestial father, maker of the Sun, the moon and all beings. Venezuela
Goddess name
"Whope"
Lakota The daughter of the Sun Wi and the moon, a goddess of peace and the wife of the south wind. Lakota
God name
"Xixarama"
Colombia Principal god and father of the Sun and the moon. Colombia
Goddess name
"Xochiquetzal"
Aztec Goddess of Agriculture, fertility, love, sensual pleasure, sex, happiness, the moon and weavers. Aztec
Goddess name
"Xochiquetzal"
Aztec A goddess of flowers, fertility, games, dancing and Agriculture, as well as craftsmen, prostitutes and pregnant women. She was originally a moon and love goddess. Aztec
Spirit name
"Ya'china'ut (moon woman)"
Koryak / southeastern Siberia moon spirit. The personification of the moon....
God name
"Yah"
Egypt moon god. Yah may have been an import to Egypt brought by Semitic immigrants who based his profile on the Mesopotamian god SIN. He is mentioned largely from the twentieth century BC onward and is depicted in human form, but can also be represented by the falcon and the ibis....
God name
"Yarikh"
Canaan God of the moon. Canaan
God name
"Yayutsi"
Siberia After ascending through several heavens in visionary consciousness, the shaman converses with the creator god Yayutsi and also bows before the moon and Sun in turn. Finally, at the celestial abode of bai Ulgan, the shaman learns details of future weather patterns and the outcome of the harvest. The shaman then collapses in a state of ecstatic release. The Altai, Siberia
Goddess name
"Yemao"
Haitian Mother of Yokahuna and a Haitian moon goddess.

"Yetl"
Tlingit The Raven of Tlingit legend, was the symbol of creation, maker of Forests and mountains, rivers and seas. He guided the Sun, the moon, and the stars and controlled the winds and the floods. Yetl gave light to the world.
Goddess name
"Yolkai Estsan"
Navaho Goddess of war, the dawn, fire and the moon Navaho

"Yue-Laou"
Chinese The old man of the moon who unites with a silken cord all predestined couples, after which nothing can prevent their union. Chinese

"Zabian"
Chaldees / Persians A worshipper of the Sun, moon, and stars. The Chaldees and ancient Persians were Zabians.
Goddess name
"Zarpandit aka Zerbanit"
Babylonian Zerbanitu, Zerpanitum, and Beltis. Babylonian Goddess worshipped nightly at the appearance of the moon.
Deities name
"Zemi"
Puerto Rico / Haiti One of a pair of primordial beings. Known as Morobo and Binatel, they are the parents of all other deities, though they did not create the cosmos which, according to belief, has always been in existence. They are depicted in stone, wood or clay figures and are invoked in prayers. Two wooden ZEMIS used to be kept in a sacred cave at Toaboyna in Haiti and were the subject of several annual pilgrimages. The Sun and the moon were believed to have emerged from the cave....
Goddess name
"Zirna"
Etruscan Etruscan moon Goddess, usually depected wearing a half moon around her neck.