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Goddess name "Inkanyamba" Zulu / southern Africa storm god. The deity specifically responsible for tornados and perceived as a huge snake coiling down from heaven to earth. According to some Zulu authorities, Inkanyamba is a goddess of storms and water....
"Inkosazana" Africa Who came out on the same day that men came out of the earth. She is not commonly seen. We hear it said the primitive men knew her. No one existing at the present time ever saw her. She is said to be a very little animal, as large as a polecat, and is marked with little white and black stripes; on one side there grows a bed of reeds, a Forest, and grass;97 the other side is that of a man. Such is her form. South Africa
Goddess name "Inkosikasi" Africa A Chicken hypnotist and a beneficent sky goddess. The Zulu, South Africa
Goddess name "Inlti (sun)" Inca / pre - Columbian South America / Peru, etc Sun god. His consort is the moon goddess MAMA-KILYA. Inti was depicted as a trinity in the sanctuaries in Cuzco, possibly in deference to the Christian Trinity. The Temple of the Sun is reported to have housed images, in gold, of all the sky gods in the Inca pantheon on more or less equal terms, since the Sun is regarded as one of many great celestial powers. Inti may also have been depicted as a face on a gold disc. The socalled “fields of the Sun” supported the Inca priesthood. The three Sun deities are Apo-Inti (lord Sun), Cori-Inti (son Sun) and Inti-Wawqi (sun brother). The Sun god(s) is perceived as the progenitor of the Inca rulers at Cuzco through two children—a son Manco Capac and his sister / consort Mama Ocllo Huaco. The Quechua Indians of the central Andes call the same deity Inti Huayna Capac and perceive him as part of a trinity with the Christian god and Christ....
Goddess name "Inmar" Finnish / Ugric sky goddess. Finnish / Ugric
God name "Inmar" Votyak / Finno - Ugric sky god(dess). The name became incorporated into Christian tradition and interpreted as “the mother of God.”...
Goddess name "Inmar Votyak" Finnish / Ugric A sky goddess that was taken over by the Christians and called of the Mother of God
Goddess name "Innana" Sumeria Goddess of love, procreation, and war Sumeria.
Goddess name "Ino" Greek Greek heroine who raised the infant Dionysus. Later she was elevated to a sea goddess under the name of Leukothea. Greek
"Inous" Greek That is, the son of Ino, a name given to Melicertes and Palaemon. Greek
God name "Insitor" Roman God concerned with the sowing of crops and a helper of Ceres. Roman
God name "Insitor" Roman Minor god of Agriculture. The deity concerned with sowing of crops....
"Intercidona" Roman One of the Deverra, three symbolic beings whose influence was sought by the Romans, at the birth of a child, as a protection for the mother against the vexations of Sylvanus. Roman
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....
God name "Inti" Inca God of war and the Sun and a patron deity of Tahuantinsuyu. Inca
God name "Intonsus" Greek I. e. unshorn, a surname of Apollo and Bacchus, alluding to the eternal youth of these gods, as the Greek youths allowed their hair to grow until they attained the age of manhood, though in the case of Apollo it may also allude to his being the god of the Sun, whence the long floating hair would indicate the rays of the Sun. Greek
Spirit name "Inuat" Inuit These are the spirit beings that reside with all living creatures & maintain the lamp of life
God name "Inuus" Roman An ancient protector of livestock, one of the di indigetes, indigenous gods. He was probably a god of fertility or sexual intercourse, as his name was thought by some to be connected with the word inire, "to copulate". He was also sometimes identified with the Roman god Faunus. Roman
"Invidia" Greek The personification of envy, is described as a daughter of the giant Pallas and Styx. Greek
Goddess name "Inyan" Lakota The first of the superior Gods. Uncreated and existing before time, he created Maka and gave it the earth Goddess Maka-akan, the second of the superior Gods and a part of Inyan. Creating Maka required all of Inyan's blood, which was blue, to form a great disk, beyond which there was nothing. This effort made Inyan hard and powerless. His blood became the blue waters and the sky, and Nagi Tanka (Sky God), the Great spirit who is all powerful and called Skan (Most Holy), the third superior God. Lakota
"Iodameia" Greek A priestess of Athena Itonia, who was changed into a block of stone on seeing the head of Medusa. Greek
"Iole" Greek The last beloved of Heracles, and a daughter of Eurytus of Oechalia. According to some writers, she was a half-sister of Dryope.
"Ion" Greek The fabulous ancestor of the Ionians, a son of Apollo by Creusa, the daughter of Erechtheus and wife of Xuthus.
Goddess name "Iord" Nordic / Icelandic earth goddess. In Viking tradition lord embodies the abstract sacredness of the earth. Said to be the mother of THOR and in some legends, the wife of OTHIN.See also FJORGYN....
"Iormungandur" Scandinavian Iormungandr. The Midgard serpent. The serpent that encompasses the whole earth. Scandinavian
Supreme god name "Ipalnemohuani" Aztec 'he by whom the people live'. The supreme god and the giver of Life. Aztec
Demon name "Ipet" Egypt She was originally the demon-wife of Apep, the original god of evil. Egypt
Goddess name "Ipet/ Ipi" Egypt She started life as a hippopotamus goddess
"Iphicles' Oxen" Greek Iphiclos or Iphicles was the possessor of large herds of oxen, and Neleus promised to give his daughter in marriage to Bias if he would bring him the oxen of Iphicles, which were guarded by a very fierce dog. Melampos contrived to obtain the oxen for his brother, but being caught in the act, he was cast into prison. Melampos afterwards told Astyocha, wife of Iphicles, how to become the mother of children, whereupon Iphicles gave him the coveted herd, and his brother married the daughter of Neleus. The secret told by Melampos to Astyocha was "to steep the rust of iron in wine for ten days, and drink it." This she did, and became the mother of eight sons.
Goddess name "Iphigeneia" Greek According to the most common tradition, a daughter of Agamemnon and Clytaemnestra but, according to others, a daughter of Theseus and Helena, and brought up by Clytaemnestra only as a foster-child. Agamemnon had once killed a stag in the grove of Artemis, or had boasted that the goddess herself could not hit better, or, according to another story, in the year in which Iphigeneia was born, he had vowed to sacrifice the most beautiful thing which that year might produce, but had afterwards neglected to fulfil his vow.Greek
"Iphimedeia" Greek A daughter of Triops, and the wife of Aloeus. Being in love with Poseidon, she often walked to the sea, and collected its waters in her lap, whence she became, by Poseidon, the mother of the Aloadae, Otus and Ephialtes.Greek
"Iphitus" Greek A son of Naubolus, and father of Schedius, Epistrophus, and Eurynome, in Phocis, was likewise one of the Argonauts.Greek
"Iphthima" Greek A daughter of Icarius, and sister of Penelope. Athena assumed the appearance of Iphthime, when she appeared to the unfortunate mother of Telemachus.Greek
Goddess name "Ipy" Egypt Mother goddess. In the Pyramid Texts Ipy appears occasionally as a benevolent guardian and wet nurse to the king. She is also perceived to exert a benign influence on amulets. Depicted as a hippopotamus or anthropomorphically with a hippo's head. Also Ipet....
Goddess name "Irene aka Eirene" Greek Goddess of peace and of spring. Greek
Spirit name "Irik" Borneo A primeval creator spirit, in the form of a bird, who created the earth; with Ara, created mankind from clay. The Sea Dyaks of Sarawak, Borneo
God name "Irioba" Tanzania Iriuba, Enokwe. The Sun, the sky, the only real god who created the world and all that it contains. Tanzania
"Iris" Greek A daughter of Thaumas (whence she is called Thaumantias) and Electra, and sister of the Harpies. Greek
Goddess name "Iris" Greek / Roman Goddess of the Rainbow, or the Rainbow itself. In classic mythology she is called the messenger of the gods when they intended discord, and the Rainbow is the bridge or road let down from heaven for her accommodation. When the gods meant peace they sent Mercury. Greek / Roman
Goddess name "Iris (rainbow)" Greek / Roman Messenger goddess. The special attendant of the goddess HERA, Iris is a virgin goddess who forms the Rainbow bridge between heaven and earth. Depicted with wings and carrying a staff....
God name "Irmin" Germanic The mythical founder of the Hermiones tribe, son of Mannus, war god, Germanic
God name "Irmin" Germanic war god. Probably equating with TIWAZ, the name implies one of great strength. In Saxony, there is the so-called Irmin pillar which may be a reference to the deity....
"Irminsul" Saxons The pillar that was said to connect heaven and earth, represented by oak or wooden pillars venerated by the Saxons.
Angel name "Irmiongot" Germanic This possibly Irmin, found in The Hildebrandslied, strangely the poem shows Christian influence
"Irus" Greek A son of Actor, and father of Eurydamas and Eurytion. He propitiated Peleus for the murder of his brother but during the chase of the Calydonian boar, Peleus unintentionally killed Eurytion, the son of Irus, Peleus endeavoured to soothe him by offering him his flocks but Irus would not accept them, and at the command of an oracle, Peleus allowed them to run wherever they pleased. A wolf devoured the sheep, but was thereupon changed into a stone, which was shown in later times on the frontier between Locris and Phocis. Greek
God name "Iruva" African Sun god. A number of tribes worship the Sun by this generic name, particularly in Cameroon, Congo and Tanzania....
God name "Iruwa" Bantu God of the Wachaga, but they insist that the Sun is not the same thing as God. Bantu
God name "Iruwa" Kenya Sun and war god. Kenya
God name "Irvun" Cameroon God of the Sun. Cameroon
God name "Is tanu" Hittite Sun god. A god of judgment, depicted bearing a winged Sun on his crown or headdress, and a crooked staff....
Goddess name "Is'ara" Mesopotamian / Babylonian - Akkadian / / western Semitic Goddess of marriage and childbirth. Also a deity concerned with the enforcing of oaths. Known chiefly from early inscriptions and some Akkadian texts. Her Mesopotamian cult center was the Babylonian town of Kisurra, but she is also thought to have been worshiped across a wide area among Syrians, Canaanites and Hittites. Her symbol is the scorpion. Also Es ara....
Spirit name "Isa" Arabic The Muslim Jesus. The Messiah supported by the Holy spirit
"Isa" Hindu Aspect of Siva Hindu / Puranic
"Isa" Hindu / Puranic An aspect of Siva
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.
Deity name "Isa (1)" Hindu / Puranic (1) An aspect of S IVA. Also a dik pala or guardian of the northeastern quarter; and an EKADASARUDRA (one of the eleven rudras). Rides upon a goat or a bull. Color: white. Attributes: five arrows, ax, drum, fruit, hatchet, hook, lute, noose, rosary, staff. Three-eyed.(2) Guardian deity. Buddhist. A minor dikpala attended by a bull. Color: white. Attributes: cup, moon disc and trident....
Goddess name "Isa (2)" Songhai / Niger, West Africa River goddess. The mother goddess of the river Niger....
Book name "Isa - Soma - Ulu'tuyar - Ulu Toyo'n - Uru'n Ajy Toyo'n" Egyptian Ulu Toyo'n "Thou Beautiful Power, thou Beautiful Rudder of the Northern heaven, Power of heaven, From the Egyptian Book of the Dead
"Isaf" Arabian An Arabian idol in the form of a man, brought from Syria, and placed in Es-Safa, near the temple of Mecca. Some say Isaf was a man converted into stone for impiety, and that Mahomet suffered this one "idol" to remain as a warning to his disciples.
"Isahi" Kenya The supreme being of the Logoli. Kenya
"Isakakate" Crow The supreme being of the Crow. Plains Indians
God name "Isakakate" Crow Ruler of the Anasazi and a god of the heavens and the sky. Crow
Goddess name "Isara" Semitic Goddess of marriage and childbirth who dealt with the enforcement of oaths. Semitic
God name "Ischys" Greek A son of Elatus, and the beloved of Coronis at the time when she was with child (Asclepius) by Apollo. The god wishing to punish her faithlessness, caused Artemis to kill her, together with Ischys.Greek
Deities name "Isdes" Egypt Chthonic god of death. Known from the Middle kingdom onward he is one of the minor deities concerned with the judgment of the dead. He became syncretized with ANUBIS....
God name "Ishaki" Sumar God of the tempest. Sumar
Goddess name "Ishi-Kori-Dome" Japan God / goddess of stonecutters Japan / Shinto
Goddess name "Ishi-Kori-Dome" Shinto / Japan God(dess) of stone cutters. Of ambiguous gender, this deity created the stone mold into which the bronze was cast to make the perfect Divine mirror. It was used so that AMATERASU, the Sun goddess, could see her glorious reflection and so be enticed from the dark cave where she had hidden herself to escape the excesses of the god SUSANO-WO. Ishi-Kori-Dome is also the tutelary deity of mirror makers and was one of the escorts for Prince NINIGI when he descended from heaven to earth. Generally invoked beside fire and smith KAMIS....
God name "Ishkur" Mesopotamia God of the storm and Rain. Mesopotamia
Goddess name "Ishtar" Assyrian / Babylon A mother goddess, fertility goddess, the goddess of spring, a storm goddess, a warrior goddess and goddess of war, a goddess of the hunt, a goddess of love, goddess of marriage and childbirth, and a goddess of fate. She was also an underworld deity, her twin sister being Ereshkigal, the Goddess of death, but her dominant aspects are as the mother goddess of compassion and the goddess of love, sex and war. Assyrian / Babylon
Goddess name "Ishtar/ Inanna" Babylonia She was the goddess of sexuality & of love and war
God name "Isimud" Mesopotamian / Sumerian Messenger god. Readily identified by possessing two faces looking in opposite directions, Isimud is the messenger of the god ENKI. Also Isinu; Usumu (Akkadian)....
Monster name "Isiququmadevu" Zulu A swallowing monster who killed Untombinde and who then went on to the chief's kraal, swallowed up all the inhabitants, with their dogs and their cattle, as well as all the people in the surrounding country. Zulu
God name "Iskur" Mesopotamia Chief Rain and thunder god Mesopotamia / Sumeria / Iraq
King name "Island of St" Gaul Brandan. The flying island, the supposed retreat of king Rodrigo. So called from St. Brandan, who went in search of the Islands of Paradise in the sixth century. Gaul
King name "Ismene" Greek Daughter of OEdipus and Jocasta. Antigone was buried alive by the order of king Creon, for burying her brother Polynices, slain in combat by his brother Eteocles. Ismene declared that she had aided her sister, and requested to be allowed to share the same punishment. Greek
God name "Ismenius" Greek 1. A son of Apollo and Melia, who is said to have given his name to the Boeotian river which was before called Ladon or Cadmus. 2. A surname of Apollo at Thebes, who had a temple on the river Ismenus. The sanctuary of the god, at which the Daphnephoria was celebrated, bore the name of Ismenium, and was situated outside the city.Greek
"Ismud" Sumerian The visier of Enki, whose secrets he kept. Sumerian
God name "Isodaetes" Greek The god who distributes his gifts equally to all, occurs as a surname of Dionysus Zagreus. Greek
God name "Isodetes" Greek The god who binds all equally, is used as a surname of Pluto, to express his impartiality, and of Apollo. Greek
Angel name "Israfil" Islam The angel of music, who possessed the most melodious voice of all God's creatures. This is the angel who is to sound the Resurrection Trump, and will ravish the ears of the saints in Paradise. Israfil, Gabriel, and Michael were the three angels that warned Abraham of Sodom's destruction. Islam
"Issa" Greek A daughter of Macareus in Lesbos, and the beloved of Apollo, from whom the Lesbian town of Issa is said to have received its name. Greek
"Issoria" Greek A surname of the Laconiaii Artemis, derived from , Mount Issorion, on which she had a sanctuary. Greek
God name "Istadevata" Hindu A favourite god a person chooses to show devotion and develop a special relationship with. Hindu
Spirit name "Istadevata" Hindu (1) Generic title of a personal god. The name given to a deity chosen by an individual for special worship in return for protection and spiritual guidance. Also the name given to a household icon.(2) Tutelary god. Buddhist, particularly in Tibet. The personal deity of one preparing for Tantric initiation....
God name "Istanu" Hittite A god of judgment who was also a Sun god
Goddess name "Istar" Akkadia Goddess of fertility and war known as the star of heaven Babylon / Mesopotamia / Akkadia
Goddess name "Istar/ Estar" Mesopotamia / Babylon / Akkadia A goddess of fertility & war known as the star of heaven
God name "Istaran" Mesopotamia Tutelary god of the city of Der Mesopotamia / Sumeria
God name "Isten" Pre - Christian Hungarian Creator god. According to tradition, his sacred animal, the eagle, guided the Hungarian people to their homeland. Other attributes include arrow, horse phallus and tree....
God name "Isthmus" Greek The god worship­ped on the Isthmus (of Corinth), a surname of Poseidon, in honour of whom the Isthmian games were celebrated. Greek
"Isvara" Hindu Epitaph of Siva Hindu
Supreme god name "Isvara" Hindu / Puranic Epithet of the god SIVA. In Sanskrit designated the “supreme god who rules the universe.” The generic title of a Hindu's personal high god. In Buddhism the name of a YAKSA attending the eleventh tirthankara....
God name "Is”taran" Mesopotamian / Sumerian Local god. The tutelary god of the city of Der, east of the river Tigris in northern Babylonia. Also GUSILIM....
God name "Is”um" Mesopotamian / BabylonianAkkadian Minor god. The brother of SAMAS', the Sun god, and an attendant of the plague god ERRA. He may have been a god of fire and, according to texts, led the gods in war as a herald but was nonetheless generally regarded as benevolent. Known particularly from the Babylonian legend of Erra and Is“um. Also ENDURSAGA....
King name "Italus" Italy An ancient king of the Pelasgians, Siculians, or Oenotrians, from whom Italy was believed to have derived its name.
Goddess name "Itchita" Yakut / Siberia This goddess of the earth prevents illness
Goddess name "Itchita Yakut" Siberia Goddess of the earth, prevents illness Siberia
King name "Ithacensian Suitors" Greek The suitors of Penelope, wife of Ulysses, king of Ithaca. While Ulysses was absent, many suitors presented themselves to Penelope, affirming that Ulysses was certainly dead. Penelope put them off, saying she would give a definite answer when she had finished the robe she was weaving for Laertes, but at night she unravelled all she had woven during the day. At last Ulysses returned and slew the suitors. Greek
God name "Ithm" Canaan God of herds, usually sheep. Canaan
God name "Ithomatas" Greek A surname of Zeus, derived from the Messenian hill of Ithome, where the god had a sanctuary, and where an annual festival, the Ithomaea was celebrated in his honour. Greek
God name "Ithome" Greek A nymph from whom the Messenian hill of Ithome derived its name. According to a Messenian tradition, Ithome and Neda, from whom a small river of the country derived its name, were said to have nursed Zeus, and to have bathed the infant god in the well Clepsydra. Greek
Angel name "Ithuriel" Hebrew One of the angels commissioned by Gabriel to search for Satan, who had effected his entrance into Paradise. The other angel who accompanied him was Zephon. Hebrew
Angel name "Ithuriel's Spear" Hebrew The spear of the the angel Ithuriel, the slightest touch of which exposed deceit. Hence, when Satan squatted like a toad "close to the ear of Eve," Ithuriel only touched the creature with his spear, and it resumed the form of Satan. Hebrew
God name "Ithuwa" Tanzania The Sun and creator god. Tanzania
Spirit name "Itonde" Mongo / Nkundo / central Democratic Republic of Congo, Africa God of death. He consumes rats as food and is also the god of hunters in the dark jungle Forests. Described in the Epic of Lianja as the first man to die whose spirit reincarnated at the instant of death, into his son LIANJA. He possesses a bell with magical properties, the elefo, by which he predicts where death will strike....
"Itonia" Greek Itonias, Itonis, a surname of Athena, derived from the town of Iton, in the south of Phthiotis. Greek
Goddess name "Itonius" Greek Itonia, Itonias, Itonis or Itonius, a surname of Athena, derived from the town of Iton, in the south of Phthiotis. The goddess there had a celebrated sanctuary and festivals, and is hence also called Incolaltoni. From Iton her worship spread into Boeotia and the country about lake Copais, where the Pamboeotia was celebrated, in the neighbourhood of a temple and grove of Athena. Greek
Nymph name "Itonus" Greek A son of Amphictyon, and husband of the nymph Melanippe, by whom he became the father of Boeotus and Chromia.Greek
"Itpomu" Sikkim The world and all that therein is are the children of Itpomu the Creative Mother. Sikkim
God name "Itukoviche" Brazil A somewhat shy god who is responsible for the existence of the world. Brazil
God name "Itzam Cab" Mayan / Mesoamerican / Mexico Chthonic earth god. The earth aspect of the creator god ITZAM NA. He is also a god of fire, and hearthstones are called “head of Itzam Cab.” Sticks of firewood are his thighs, flames his tongue and the pot resting on the fire his liver. In his vegetation aspect he is depicted with leaves of maize sprouting from his head....
God name "Itzamna" Maya The founder of the Maya culture, taught his people to grow maize and cacao, as well as writing, calendars and Medicine. He was a good-natured god who was especially worshiped by the wealthier classes. He was associated with snakes and mussels. His father was Kinich Ahau or Hunab Ku. The city of Izamal was sacred to him.
God name "Itzeti Mara Edutzi" Bolivia The Sun god of the Araona. Bolivia
God name "Itzli" Aztec A god of stone, particularly in the shape of a sacrifical knife. He served Tezcatlipoca as the god of the Second Hour of the night. Aztec
Goddess name "Itzpapalotl" Aztec Clawed Butterfly or "Obsidian Butterfly" was a fearsome skeletal goddess, who ruled over the Paradise world of Tamoanchan. Aztec
Goddess name "Itzpapalotl-Itzcueye (possessor of obsidian skirt)" Aztec / Mesoamerican / Mexico Minor mother goddess. One of the group classed as the TETEOINNAN complex. Limited to the Valley of Mexico....
God name "Itztapal Totec (our lord the stone slab)" Aztec / Mesoamerican / Mexico Fertility god. A god of Agriculture but also a patron of precious metallurgists. One of the group classed as the XIPE TOTEC complex....
Goddess name "Iunones" Greco - Roman Goddesses of femininity. Generally depicted as a trio of MATRES. A shrine at Saintes Maries on the Rhone delta was originally dedicated to the Iunones Augustae....
Goddess name "Iusaas" Egypt A goddess of Heliopolis whose name means, "she comes who is great". She plays a crucial role as the feminine principle in the creation of the world. Egypt
Goddess name "Iusaas" Egypt / Lower Creator goddess. Locally known from Heliopolis and perceived as being a feminine principle in the cosmos equating to the Sun god ATUM. Depicted anthropomorphically with a scarab on her head....
Goddess name "Iusaaset" Egypt The female counterpart of Tem and a solar goddess. Egypt
Goddess name "Iuturna" Roman Goddess of springs and who was real handy in times of drought Roman
Goddess name "Iuturna" Roman Goddess of springs and wells. Invoked particularly in times of drought....
"Ivald" Norse A dwarf. His sons construct the ship Skidbladner. Norse
Goddess name "Ix Chebel Yax" Mayan Goddess of teaching, childbirth, the moon, sexual relations, storms and water Mayan
Goddess name "Ix Chebel Yax" Mayan / Mesoamerican / Mexico Mother goddess. Goddess of weaving and patroness of weavers, whose tutelage is shared with IX CHEL.See also CHIBIRIAS....
Goddess name "Ix Chel" Mayan / Yucatec / Quiche, Mesoamerican / Mexico moon goddess. Also the goddess of childbirth and Medicine and of Rain bows. A consort of the Sun god. She has a major shrine as Cozumel and small figurines of the goddess have been conventionally placed beneath the beds of women in labor. Such women are considered to be in great danger at times of lunar eclipse when the unborn child may develop deformities. Ix Chel is a guardian against disease and the Quiche Indians regard her as a goddess of fertility and sexual inter course. A goddess of weaving, believed to be the first being on earth to weave cloth, she was employed in this craft when she first attracted the attention of the Sun god. She carries her loom sticks across the sky to protect her from jaguars. Under Chris tian influence she has been largely syncretized with the Virgin Mary.See also IX CHEBEL YAX....
Goddess name "Ix Kanan" Mayan / Mesoamer ican / Mexico vegetation goddess. The guardian of the bean plant. Her consort is the maize god IH P'EN. The cou ple are invoked at sowing time when turkeys and chickens are sacrificed....
Goddess name "Ix Zacal Nok (lady cloth-weaver)" Mayan / Mesoameri can / Mexico Creator goddess. The consort of the Sun god Kinich Ahau and also the inventor of weaving. She may represent another aspect of the mother goddess COLEL CAB. Also Ix Azal Uoh; Ixchel.See also AH KIN....
Goddess name "Ixchel/ Ix Chel" Maya She is the goddess of the moon
Goddess name "Ixcuiname" Aztec earth goddess. She was linked with sex, which in the Aztec mind was unclean, and thus she was also regarded as a personification of filth. Aztec
King name "Ixion" Greek A son of Phlegyas or, according to others, a son of Antion by Perimela, of Pasion, or of Ares. According to the common tradition, his mother was Dia, a daughter of Deioneus. He was king of the Lapithae or Phlegyes, and the father of Peirithous. He was bound to a revolving wheel of fire in the Infernal regions, for his impious presumption in trying to imitate the thunder of heaven. Greek
God name "Ixpuztec aka Mictlantecuhtl" Aztec broken face, underworld god on their way to whom the dead people's skin would be ripped off by a wind of knives and would eventually live as skeletons. Aztec
God name "Ixquimilli" Aztec The god of cold, stone and castigation. Aztec
Goddess name "Ixtab" Maya She is the goddess of the hanged & suicides
Goddess name "Ixtab" Mayan Goddess of suicide and wife of Chamer. Ixtab, depicted as a corpse with a rope around her neck, would accompany the suicides to their eternal rest Mayan
Goddess name "Ixtab" Mayan / Mesoamerican / Mexico Goddess. Tutelary goddess of suicide victims....
God name "Ixtlilton (little black face)" Aztec / Meso american / Mexico Minor god of sexual lust. One of the group classed as the XIUHTECUHTLI complex....
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
God name "Izanagi" Japan Izanagi-no-Mikoto. "Male Who invites". Creator god, father god, man of men. Symbolizes magic. Japan
God name "Izanagi and Izanami" Japanese were the two young gods chosen to bring order to the world of chaos in Japanese mythology. Izanagi was a tall and as strong as a willow sapling, while Izanami, his consort, was delicate in manner and speech, and as beautiful as the air that filled the High Plain of heaven. The Lord of heaven then gave Izanagi his legendary spear, Amanonuboko.
Goddess name "Izanagi-No-Kami (his augustness the one who invites)" Shinto / Japan Creator god. One of seventeen beings involved in creation. His consort is IZANAMI-NO-KAMI. They are strictly of Japanese origin with no Chinese or Buddhist influence. Jointly they are responsible to the other fifteen primordial deities to “make, consolidate and give birth to this drifting land.” The reference, in the Kojiki sacred text, is to the reed beds which were considered to float on the primal waters. The pair were granted a heavenly jeweled spear and they stood upon the floating bridge of heaven, stirring the waters with the spear. When the spear was pulled up, the brine which dripped from it created the island of Onogoro, the first dry land, believed to be the island of Nu-Shima on the southern coast of Awagi. According to mythology, the pair created two beings, a son HIRUKO and an island Ahaji. They generated the remaining fourteen islands which make up Japan and then set about creating the rest of the KAMI pantheon. Izanagi's most significant offspring include AMATERASU, the Sun goddess, born from his nose and SUSANOWO, the storm god, born from his left eye, who are the joint rulers of the universe. Also IzanagiNo-Mikoto....
God name "Izanagi/ Izanagi No Kami" Japan / Shinto One of the 17 creator gods & the male primeval god
"Izanami-No-Kami" Japan The Female Who Invites, Shinto earth mother who was given the task of creating the world. Japan
Goddess name "Izanami-No-Kami (her augustness the one who invites)" Shinto / Japan Creator goddess. See IZANAGINO-KAMI for full details. Izanami was burned to death by the birth of the fire god HI-NO-KAGUTSUCHI, after which the eight thunders sprang from her corpse. Also Izanami-No-Mikoto....
Goddess name "Izanami-No-Kami/ Izamnami" Japan / Shinto A creator goddess who died and giving birth to the fire god as well as the primeval female goddess
God name "Izuwa" Tanzania Izua, Izuva. Another Creation and Sun god, this time from Tanzania
Goddess name "Ja neb'a" Slavic Benevolent goddess of the earth who can alter the physical structure of magma and stone, Terrakinesis. Slavic
God name "Jabru" Elamite / Iran A sky god, a rather minor one
God name "Jabru" Elamite / Iran sky god. Local deity largely eclipsed by AN....
Spirit name "Jack A-Lantern" Arabian A bog or marsh spirit who delights to mislead. These Arabian spirits were formed of "smokeless fire."
Angel name "Jacob's Ladder" Genesis A ladder seen by the patriarch Jacob in a vision. It was set on the earth, and reached to heaven, and angels seemed to be ascending and descending on it. Genesis
"Jacques Bonhomme" French A sort of fairy good-luck, who is to redress all wrongs, and make all the poor wealthy. French
Goddess name "Jagadhamba" Hindu She Who dances the dance of life. The goddess of the cosmic energy which motivates evolution. Hindu
"Jalang" Guinea, Mali The all-powerful supreme being of the Mdinge.
God name "Jalinprabha (light of the sun)" Buddhist God. A BODHISATTVA or buddhadesignate. Color: red. Attributes: staff, Sun disc and sword. Also Suryaprabha....
God name "Jambhala (devouring)" Buddhist / Mahayana God. An emanation of AKSOBHYA, RATNASAMBHAVA or Vajrasattva, or a collective emanation of the five DHYANIBUDDHAS, he is the equal of the Hindu god KUBERA. His SAKTI is VASUDHARA and he may stand upon a man or a conch. Color: blue or white. Attributes: arrow, bow, cup, hook, Ichneumon fly, image of Aksobhya in the hair, jewel, noose, other jewels, staff, sword and trident. Threeheaded, each head representing one of the three named Dhyanibuddhas....
"Jambuscha" Hebrew Adam's preceptor, according to the pre-Adamites. Sometimes called Boan, and sometime Zagtith. Hebrew
God name "Jamma" Phonecia / Canaan A god of of water, to be primarily a sea god
Goddess name "Jandira" Brazil Goddess of the sea. Brazil
Goddess name "Janguli" Buddhist Goddess of healing and snakebites. Buddhist
Goddess name "Janguli (knowledge of poisons)" Buddhist / Mahayana Snake goddess. Prevents and cures snake bite. An emanation of AKSOBHYA. Also one of a group of DHARANIS (deification of Buddhist texts). Accompanied by a snake or other unidentified creature. Color: green, white or yellow. Attributes: arrow, blue lotus, bow, image of Aksobhya on crown, lute, peacock feather, snake, staff, sword and trident. Oneor three-headed....
God name "Janis" Latvia Summer Solstice deity and a fertility god. Latvia
"Jannes and Jambres" Egypt The two magicians of Pharaoh, who imitated some of the miracles of Moses. The Jannes and Jambres who withstood Moses, mentioned by St. Paul, are supposed to be the same. Egypt
"Japetus" Greek A son of Uranus and Ge, a Titan and brother of Cronus, Oceanus, Coeus, Hyperion, Tethys, Rhea, etc. According to Apollodorus he married Asia, the daughter of his brother Oceanus, and became by her the father of Atlas, Prometheus, Epimetheus, and Menoetius, who was slain by Zeus in the war against the Titans, and shut up in Tartarus. Greek
God name "Jar Sub" Turkey This is the god of the universe
God name "Jar'Edo Wens" Australian A god of earthly knowledge and physical might, created by Altjira to ensure that people did not get too arrogant or self-conceited. He is associated with victory and intelligence. Australian aboriginal
Deity name "Jarilo" Slavic A major Proto-Slavic deity of vegetation, fertility and spring, also associated with war and harvest.
"Jarnsaxa Iron-chopper" s One of Heimdal's nine giant mothers.
God name "Jarovit" W Slavic He is considered a war god
Hero name "Jason" Greek I.e. the healer or atoner, a name which the hero was said to have received from Cheiron, his instructor, having before been called Diomedes. The chief exploits of this hero are related in the article Argonautae, and we therefore confine ourselves now to his personal history. Greek
God name "Jasy Jaterei" Guarani God of the siesta. Guarani
Goddess name "Jata" Borneo Goddess of the sky Borneo
God name "Jawhe" Israel Thought to be God of mountains prior to becoming the god of Israel,Mount Sinai is his suspected mountain Israel
God name "Jawhe/ Jahve/ Jehovah" Israel Thought to be a mountain god prior to becoming the god of Israel, Mount Sinai is his suspected mountain
God name "Jayanta (victorious)" Hindu / Vedic / Puranic God. One of the sons of INDRA, and one of the eleven EKADASARUDRAS or forms of the god RUDRA. Attributes: arrow, ax, bow, club, cup, drum, hammer, hook, prayer wheel, rosary, spear, trident and waterjar....
"Jehennam" India The Gehenna or Inferno of the Arabs. It consists of seven stages, one below the other. The first is allotted to atheists; the second to Manicheans; the third to the Brahmins of India; the fourth to the Jews; the fifth to Christians; the sixth to the Magians or Ghebers of Persia; and the seventh to hypocrites. The Koran
God name "Jehovah" Israel Creator god of Israel. A mix of of letters from Jhwh / Yhwh and Adonai - created so that people wouldn't utter the actual name. When Christians, unaware of the Jewish tradition, started to read the Hebrew Bible, they read it with the Masoretic vowels together with the consonants as written, and obtained Iehovah. Today this transcription is generally recognized as mistaken. Many religious groups continue to use the form Jehovah, because it is familiar and because the correct pronunciation is unknown.
God name "Jesus aka Iesous" Christian Joshua, Yehoshua, Yeshua. Another Son of God, the second person in the Trinity of Jehovah, and the source of Christian belief.
Spirit name "Jetaita Yamama" Tirerra del Fuego And earth spirits of the fearful type Tirerra del Fuego
Goddess name "Jia Shi" China Goddess and stellar deity China
Supreme god name "Jie" Uganda The supreme god of the Akuj. Uganda
Spirit name "Jievaras" Lithuanian A household spirit who protects grain. Sacrifices to Jievaras are made after the rye harvest. While cutting grain, women would leave a few grain tufts uncut, which would later be braided into plaits. They would also leave some bread and salt under the plait. Lithuanian
God name "Jih Kuan T'ai Yang." China A Sun god. China
God name "Jimi" Discworld The god of beggars. The Ankh-Morpork Beggars' Guild has a statue of him. Discworld
Deity name "Jimmu" Japan The first emperor of Japan, direct descendant of Amaterasu, the supreme deity, and generally regarded as the ancestor of the present Japanese emperor. Jimmu is a Chinese-style name given to this emperor much later; his original name was Kamu-yamato-iwarehiko. Kamu means “divine,” and Yamato is the name of the loca- tion of the ancient capital.
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.
"Jizo Bosatsu" Japan Works to ease the suffering and shorten the sentence of those serving time in hell. Jizo can appear in many different forms to alleviate suffering. In modern Japan, Jizo is popularly known as the guardian of unborn, aborted, miscarried, and stillborn babies. Japan
Goddess name "Jnanadakini (knowledge)" Buddhist / Mahayana Goddess. An emanation of AKSOBHYA and the SAKTI of yogambara. Color: blue. Attributes: ax, bell, club, cup, staff and sword....
Deity name "Jnanaparamita" Buddhist A deity who has perfected transcendent, super-human or supernatural knowledge. Buddhist
Spirit name "Jnanaparamita (perfection of knowledge)" Buddhist Philosophical deity. spiritual offspring of RATNASAMBHAVA. Color: white. Attributes: the tree of wisdom and a jeweled banner....
Goddess name "Jnanavasita (control of knowledge)" Buddhist Minor goddess. One of a group of VASITAS personifying the disciplines of spiritual regeneration. Color: whitish blue. Attributes: sword on a blue lotus....
Spirit name "Jogah" Iroquois Dwarf nature spirits Iroquois
God name "Johanoai" Navajo Has precedence over all other gods and is the Sun-bearer and he is considered the most important deity and is the father or grandfather of all the other gods. Navajo
God name "Jok" African Creator god. A generic term employed by a large number of tribes. Generally the jok is represented by a totem and also has an animal name. The Acholi in Uganda perceive jok to live in caves to which they deliver food and drink offerings. For the Shilluk in Sudan, Jwok created mankind from river clay....
God name "Jomali" Iceland God of the sky. Very fond of gold chains. Iceland
"Jongsuli-Young-Jongbu" India At first there was neither earth nor sky, Shuzanghu and his wife Zumiang-Nui lived alone...In due time Zumiang-Nui gave birth to a baby-girl, Subbu-Khai-Thung, who is the earth and to a baby-boy, Jongsuli-Young-Jongbu, who is the sky. India
Goddess name "Jord" Icelandic / Germanic An earth goddess mentioned in the Edda by Snorri
God name "Jori-Torem" Vogul The highest god. Also a sky god and the father of the gods. Vogul