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NameOriginDescription
God name "Bagos Papaios" Asia Minor A Phrygian sky god. Asia Minor
"Baguette d'Armide" France The sorcerer's wand. Armida is a sorceress in Tasso's Jerusalem Delivered. Baguette is a rod or wand. France
"Bahr Geist" Scotland A banshee or grey-spectre. Scotland
"Baiamai" Australia He is considered by some to be the creator. Others believe he created his son, Burambin, who then created the world. Australia
Spirit name "Baiame" Australia The omniscient intangible great spirit is self-created, lives in the sky, is the creator of all things. He is important in initiation rites; he "receives the souls of the innocent." His voice is the thunder, his will is manifest through the wind. The Kamilaroi, Wiradjuri, and Euahlayi, Australia
God name "Baiame / Baayami / Baayama" Australia Baiame aka Baayami or Baayama, the ancestor and patron god of the Kamilaroi. He is a sky god and a deity of death and life, and a god of Rain and the shamans. Australia
God name "Baile" Ireland Baile of the Honeyed Speech, God of Blarney. Rules over quick and clear thinking, speeches, ideas, impressing someone, mental activity, speaking, protection for lovers, blessing magic wands. Ireland
God name "Baile of the Honeyed Speech" Irish The god of Blarney
"Baira" Ethiopia The supreme being of the Amar Kokke. Ethiopia
"Bairo" Ethiopia The supreme being of the Banna. Ethiopia
"Bajura" Arabia Mahomet's standard.
"Bakuli" Nigeria The supreme being of the Mbula. Nigeria
Goddess name "Bala (girl)" Hindu (1) Mother goddess. (Epic and Puranic). Of vague affinity but generally of youthful appearance. Seated upon a lotus throne. Attributes: Book and rosary. 2. Messenger goddess. Jain [India]. One of the twenty-four SASANADEVATAS....
Goddess name "Bala-Sakti" Dravidian / Tamil / southern India Goddess. Youthful deity who presides over six CAKRAS or prayer wheels. Often accompanied by a geometric magical diagram or yantra. Attributes: Book, hook, noose and rosary....
"Balaam's Ass" Christian An ass which is said to have spoken Hebrew to Balaam. Christian
Spirit name "Balam" Hebrew One of the seventy-two spirits of the brazen vessel, as enumerated in the Lesser Key of Solomon. Hebrew
Deities name "Balam (jaguar)" Mayan / Yucatec, Mesoamerican / Mexico Guardian deities. Poorly defined spirits who protect individuals in daily life. Four balam stand at the cardinal points around a village to guard against dangerous animals. They also protect the four sides of a milpa (smallholding) against thieves....
"Balam the ox" Koran And the fish Nun, are the food of Mahomet's Paradise; the mere lobes of the livers of these animals will suffice for 70,000 saints. Koran
Demon name "Balan" Hebrew A demon said to be high in the monarchy. The demon of finesse and ruses. Also a prince of hell. Hebrew
"Balan Bravest" Gaul Balan Bravest and strongest of the giant race. Gaul
God name "Balanke" Mayan The name of the Sun god among the Kekchi. Mayan
Spirit name "Balaparamita (perfection of strength)" Buddhist Philosophical deity. One of a group of twelve PARAMITAS. spiritual offspring of RATNASAMBHAVA. Color: red. Attributes: Book and banner with jewel....
God name "Balarama" Hindu Balarama Hindu god of Agriculture and physical strength. Symbolized by the club and the plow.
Goddess name "Balarama (strength of Rama)" Hindu / Epic / Puranic Incarnation of the god VIS'NU. May have originated in Vedic times as an agricultural fertility deity. He is the son of VASUDEVA and DEVAKI, though born from the womb of ROHINI. Jointly with KRSNA (his brother), he is identified as the eighth avatara (incarnation) of Vis'nu, or, with RAMA, as the seventh. Legend describes how Vis'nu impregnated the belly of the goddess Devaki with two hairs, one black, one white. To ensure their safety against a demon king, they were transferred before birth to Rohini. Krsna grew to be dark-skinned, and Balarama light. The latter enjoys similar characteristics to Krsna but fails to attract the same popularity. He is usually depicted on the right side of Krsna, rarely standing alone. The consort of Balarama is REVATI and his sons are Nisatha and Ulmuka. Epithets included Ananda (joy). In Jainism he is known as Baladeva. Attributes: arrow, club, drinking cup, fan palm, honey pot, lotus, pestle, pitcher, plough, prayer wheel, shield and sword....
"Balberith" Christian Ex-prince of the Order of Cherubim, now in Hell, Grand Pontiff and Master of Ceremonies, usually the one to countersign or notarize the signatures on any pact entered into between mortals and the devil, and so referred to a 'Scriptor of Hell.' Christian
God name "Baldaer" Anglo-Saxon The dying god who is the same as Balder
God name "Balder aka Baldr" Norse Baldaer. God of the summer-sunlight. He was son of Odin and Frigg; slain by Hoder, at the instigation of Loke. He returns after Ragnarok. His dwelling is Breidablik. Norse
God name "Bali" Hindu He was a Hindu god of the sky, but Vishnu took his power from him, casting him to the underworld where he would rule instead.
Demon name "Bali" Hindu / Epic / Puranic demonic god. The son of Virocana, his power was removed by VIS'NU in his avatara of VAMANA....
Spirit name "Bali Penyalong" Borneo The beneficent supreme being who is never addressed without the slaughter of one or more pigs, and also that no domestic pig is ever slaughtered without being charged beforehand with some message or prayer to him, which its spirit may carry up to him. But the most important function of the pig is the giving of information as to the future course of events by means of the markings on its liverHe is also god of war. The Kenyahs, Borneo
"Bali aka Balli" Borneo The supreme being of the Klementans. Borneo
"Balisarda or Balisardo" Spain Rogero's sword, made by a sorceress, and capable of cutting through enchanted substances.
"Balius and Xanthus" Greek The immortal horses of Achilles. They were sons of Zephyrus and the Harpy Podarge.
Angel name "Ballaton" Hebrew An angel whose name is used by sorcerers when drawing the potent pentagram of Solomon. Hebrew
"Balli Lutong" Borneo The supreme being of the Punans. Borneo
"Balmung or Gram" Scandinavian The sword of Siegfried, forged by Wieland, the Vulcan of the Scandinavians. Wieland, in a trial of merit, clove Amilias, a brother smith, through steel helmet and armour, down to the waist; but the cut was so fine that Amilias was not even aware that he was wounded till he attempted to move, when he fell into two pieces. Scandinavian
God name "Balor" Ireland God of war, death, inspiration, conquest, martial arts, sky, and fate. Ireland
Demon name "Baltazo" France One of the demons supposed to have possessed Nicole Aubry of Laon, France, in the year 1566. He went to dine with her husband under the pretext of freeing her from demon possession, which he did not accomplish. It was observed that at supper he did not drink, which showed that demons are averse to water.
King name "Bamapana" Australia Is a trickster hero who causes discord. He is obscene and profane and once committed incest, thus breaking a strict taboo. Australia
"Bamballe aka Waq" Ethiopia The supreme being of the Konso. Ethiopia
Goddess name "Bamya" Zoroaster In Zoroastrian tradition, this Goddess guides the Sun god Mithra's vehicle through the sky. Also the Goddess of twilight.
Goddess name "Ban Chuideachaidh Moire" Ireland Old Goddess who appears in modern Irish legends as the midwife who assisted the Christian Virgin Mary with her birth, and was also a title applied to St. Bridget. A once forgotten goddess of childbirth. Ireland
"Bana" Daitya He of a thousand arms. The eldest son of Bali. Daitya
Goddess name "Banbha" Celtic Goddess of Sovereignty, war and fertility. Celtic
Goddess name "Banbha Cavillaca" Peru A virgin goddess that was preggers by a sneaky god
God name "Banebdjedet" Egypt Ba of the Lord of Mendes a fertility god and originally a ram with horns shaped like cork-screws, later he was often thought of as a he-goat. According to Herodotus his followers did not sacrifice goats. Egypt
God name "Banemdedet" Egypt A god of sexual fertility
Spirit name "Bannik" Slavic The spirit of the bath house who flits amongst the dense steam of the sauna bath.
Spirit name "Banshee" Ireland Grey Lady of death who haunts certain Irish families. A female spirit in Gaelic folklore believed to presage, by wailing, a death in a family. Ireland
"Bap or Baphomet" French An imaginary idol or symbol, which the Templars were said to employ in their mysterious rites. The word is a corruption of Mahomet. The image of Baphomet was romanticized during the nineteenth century by the German antiquarian Josef von Hammer-Purgstall.
Goddess name "Baptes" Greek Priests of the goddess Cotytto, whose midnight orgies were so obscene that they disgusted even Cotytto, the goddess of obscenity. They received their name from the Greek verb bapto, to wash, because they bathed themselves in the most effeminate manner. Greek
God name "Bar" Syria A god of mountains, war, deserts, battle
Demon name "Bar-Lgura" Semitic A gargoyle type demon said to sit on the roofs of houses and leap on the inhabitants. People so afflicted were called d'baregara. Semitic
Angel name "Baracata" Hebrew An angel from the ancient, very arcane rites of magic of king Solomon.
Angel name "Baradiel" Hebrew One of the princes of the seven heavens mentioned in the Third Book of Enoch. An angel of hail.
"Barahoot" Hadramot A well in which the souls of unbelievers reside. Hadramot
God name "Barastar" Caucasus God who judges souls, sending them to Paradise or oblivion. Caucasus
God name "Barastar" Ossetian / Caucasus region Chthonic underworld god. The judge of souls, directing them either to Paradise or to oblivion....
God name "Barastar Ossetian" Caucus this god at judged and in souls sending them to Paradise or oblivion
"Barbata" Roman The bearded, a surname of Venus among the Romans.
King name "Barbatos" Greek A great count and duke, who appears when the Sun is in Sagittarius with four noble kings and three companies of troops; he gives instructions in all the sciences, reveals treasures concealed by enchantment, knows the past and future, reconciles friends and those in power, and is of the Order of the Virtues. He also understands the songs of birds and the language of other animals. Unk
Angel name "Barbeliots" Greek A sect of Gnostics. Their first immortal son they called Barbeloth, omniscient, eternal, and incorruptible. He engendered light by the instrumentality of Christ, author of Wisdom. From Wisdom sprang Autogenes, and from Autogenes, Adam (male and female), and from Adam, matter. The first angel created was the Holy ghost, from whom sprang the first prince, named Protarchontes, who married Arrogance, whose offspring was Sin. Burnt by the Christians
Goddess name "Bardaichila" India Assamese storm Goddess.
"Bargasus" Greek A son of Heracles and Barge, from whom the town of Bargasa in Caria derived its name. Greek
Goddess name "Bariba" Celtic / Irish Fertility goddess. One of the aspects of the MORRIGAN. A name of the “Sovereignty of Ireland” to whom the king was married in symbolic ceremony. Also a goddess of war capable of changing shape from girl to hag, and into birds and animals.See also BADB, ERIU, Fodla, Medb and MAEVE....
Goddess name "Bariebdjedet" Egypt / Lower Ram god. Possibly concerned with arbitration, his consort is the fish goddess HATMEHYT. He is the father of HARPOKRATES. According to tradition (Chester Beatty I papyrus) he was called upon to intercede in the contest for the Egyptian kingdoms between HORUS and SETH. He is placed in some accounts in Upper Egypt on the island of Seheil at the first Nile cataract, but his cult is centered on Mendes in the Delta region of Lower Egypt [Tell et-Ruba] and is closely linked with the mother of Rameses III. He is generally depicted in anthropomorphic form, but with the head of a ram....
God name "Bariga" Ngbandi / northern Democratic Republic of Congo / Central African Republic God of clear waters. One of seven gods invoked at daybreak, the creator deity of white-skinned people....
God name "Barigputys" Pre - Christian Lithuanian Sea god. Known as the...
God name "Baron Samedi" Haiti / Vodun The god of death magic & the underworld
"Baron Samedi / Baron Saturday, Baron Samdi, Bawon Samedi, Bawon Sanmdi" Haiti / Vodun Baron Samedi aka Baron Saturday, Baron Samdi, Bawon Samedi, Bawon Sanmdi, a loa of the dead, along with Baron's other incarnations Baron Cimetiere, and Baron La Croix. Baron Samedi is usually depicted with a top hat, black tuxedo, dark glasses, and cotton plugs in the nostrils, as if to resemble a corpse dressed and prepared for burial in Haitian style. Haiti / Vodun
Spirit name "Barong" Bali The name of the king of the spirits, leader of the hosts of good, and enemy of Rangda. Bali
Demon name "Barqu" Unk demon in whose keeping was the secret of the Philosopher's Stone. Unk
"Barrey/Barey" Norse A pleasant grove in which Gerd agreed with Skirner to meet Frey. Norse
God name "Barsamin" Armenia weather and sky god. Armenia
God name "Barsamin" Pre Christian Armenian weather or sky god. Probably derived from the Semitic god BAAL S AMIN....
"Bartsing" Formoza One of the creators of the Sun, moon, and stars. the other was Dgagha. The Amia, Formosa
"Barzabel" Semitic Associated with Machidael and Barchiel. Semitic
God name "Basamum" Arabia The god of healing in pre-Islamic South Arabia. His name may be derived from the proto-Arabic basam, or balsam, a plant that was used in ancient Medicines.
God name "Basamum" Pre Islamic southern Arabian God of healing. The name probably derives from the remedial plant balsam....
Deity name "Basosenin" Japan A stellar deity, one of the Nijuhachibushu. Japan
God name "Bassareus" Greek A surname of Dionysus which, according to the explanations of the Greeks, is derived from the long robe which the god himself and the Maenads used to wear in Thrace, and whence the Maenads themselves are often called bassarae or bassarides. Greek
Goddess name "Bastet" Egypt A goddess of fertility, love, sex,of joy (Bastet)
Goddess name "Bastet aka Pasht" Egypt Goddess of fertility, love, sex,of joy. A Divine mother, and more especially as protectress, for Lower Egypt (Bastet)
Goddess name "Bat" Egypt / Upper cow goddess of fertility. She was probably well known in the Old kingdom (circa 2700 BC onward). Associated principally with Upper Egypt, for a while she may have rivaled Hathor in Lower Egypt but by the time of the New kingdom (sixteenth century BC) her influence had waned. She may be represented on the Narmer Palette (Cairo Museum) which com memorates the unification of the two kingdoms. Bat is only rarely found in large sculptures and paintings, but is often the subject of Egyptian period jewelry, including amulets and ritual sistrum rattles. Depicted as a cow or anthropo morphically with bovine ears and horns. Also Bata....
God name "Batara Guru" Indonesia Has full authority from Sang Hyang Wenang, the power holder of all gods, to direct other gods to perform their duties, as well as to govern all kinds of life in the universe included life and fate of human beings. Indonesia
Demon name "Bathym aka Bathim" Greek Bathin, Marthin. One of the three demons in the service of Fleuretty. Duke of the Infernal regions he has the appearance of a robust man but his body ends in a serpent's tail. He is well versed in the virtues of herbs and precious stones according to Wierius. He is able to transport men from one place to another with wondrous speed. He commands thirty legions. One of the 72 spirits of Solomon.
Hero name "Baton" Greek The charioteer of Amphiaratis; both were swallowed up by the earth after the battle of Thebes. Baton was afterwards worshipped as a hero. Greek
God name "Battus" Greek A shepherd of Neleus, who saw Hermes driving away the cattle he had stolen from Apollo. The god promised to reward him if he would not betray what he had seen. Battus promised on oath to keep the secret but as Hermes mistrusted him nevertheless, he assumed a different appearance, returned to Battus, and promised him a handsome present, if he would tell him who had stolen the cattle of Apollo. Greek
Goddess name "Bau" Phoenicia A goddess of the dawn & the sky
Goddess name "Bau" Phoenicia The giver of life, goddess of the dawn and the sky. Phoenicia
Goddess name "Bau" Sumeria Goddess of fertility, depicted with the head of a dog, and her name means 'bark', 'woof'. Bau was known as the patron deity of Lagash. Sumeria
"Baubo" Greek An old woman who jested with Demeter when she was mourning the loss of her daughter Demeter. Greek
Goddess name "Baubo" Western Semitic / Syrian Mother goddess. Known locally from Priene and largely became syncretized with ATARGATIS, KYBELE, etc....
"Baugi aka Bauge" Norse A brother of Suttung, for whom Odin worked one summer in order to get his help in obtaining Suttung's mead of poetry. Norse
"Bayard" France A horse of incredible swiftness, belonging to the four sons of Aymon. If only one of the sons mounted, the horse was of the ordinary size; but if all four mounted, his body became elongated to the requisite length. The name is used for any valuable or wonderful horse, and means a "high-bay". France
Spirit name "Bazalicek" Bohemian A spirit born out of the egg of a black cock, with a look is so poisonous that no one can look at it and live. Bohemian
Goddess name "Bean Sidhe" Celtic A Banshee an goddess of death.Celtic
"Bean Woman" Iroquoi Sister of corn Woman and Squash Woman, she gave the Patroness and the bean vine to humanity. Iroquoi
Demon name "Bearded Demon" Hebrew The demon who teaches the secret of the Philosopher's Stone. Hebrew
Goddess name "Bechoil" Ireland Goddess of Melancholia. She was noted for her low levels of enthusiasm and low levels of eagerness for any activity. Ireland
Goddess name "Beda" Germanic Goddess who, along with the Alaisiagae sisters and Fimmilena and Mars Thingsus was popular among the Tubantes.
God name "Beelzebub" Semitic A deity worshipped in the Philistine city of Ekron. In ancient contexts, there appears to have been little, if any, meaningful distinction between Beelzebub and the polytheistic Semitic god named Ba‘al.
King name "Befana" Italian The good fairy of Italian children, who is supposed to fill their stockings with toys when they go to bed on Twelfth night. Some one enters the children's bedroom for the purpose, and the wakeful youngsters cry out, "Ecco la Befana." According to legend, Befana was too busy with house affairs to look after the Magi when they went to offer their gifts, and said she would wait to see them on their return; but they went another way, and Befana, every Twelfth night, watches to see them. The name is a corruption of Epiphania.
God name "Beg-Tse (concealed coat of mail)" Buddhist / Lamaist / Tibet God of war. One of a group of eight DHARMAPALA with terrible appearance and royal attire. Stands with one foot on a horse and one on a man. Color: red. Attrib utes: banner, fire, skin and sword. May appear with three eyes. Also Cam srin....
Nymph name "Begoe" Etruscan An Etruscan nymph, who was believed to have written the Ars fulguritarum, the art of purifying places which had been struck by lightning. This religious Book was kept at Rome in the temple of Apollo together with the Sibylline Books and the Carmina of the Marcii.
Angel name "Behemoth" Islam When God created the earth, he realized that it was not secure. To stabilize it, he placed under it first an angel, then a huge rock made of ruby, then a bull with four thousand eyes, ears, nostrils, mouths, tongues, and feet. But even the bull did not stand firm. So below it God placed Behemoth, who rested on water which was surrounded by darkness. Islam
God name "Beher" Ethiopian Sea god. Ethiopian
"Beherit" Syriac Another name for Satan. Syriac
Goddess name "Beiwe" Saami Goddess of the Summer solstice and war Saami / Lappland
Goddess name "Beju aka Bejuni" Dongria A shaman who accepts gifts of gold ornaments to act as a link between the living and dead and god and goddesses. Dongria
Goddess name "Bel" Akkadian Bel became especially used of the Babylonian god Marduk and when found in Assyrian and neo-Babylonian personal names or mentioned in inscriptions in Mesoptamian context it can usually be taken as referring to Marduk and no other god. Similarly Belit without some disambiguation mostly refers to Bel Marduk's spouse Sarpanit. However Marduk's mother, the Sumerian goddess called Ninhursag, Ningal and Ninmah and other names in Sumerian, was often known as Belit-ili 'Lady of the Gods' in Akkadian.
God name "Bel" Babylonian Signifying "lord" or "master", is a title rather than a genuine name, applied to various gods in Babylonian religion. The feminine form is Belit 'Lady, Mistress'. Bel is represented in Greek and Latin by Belos and Belus respectively. Linguistically Bel is an East Semitic form cognate with Northwest Semitic Ba‘al with the same meaning.
Spirit name "Belas" Indonesian Indonesian tree spirits who should be asked to move before chopping a tree down
Deity name "Belatu-Cadros aka Belatucadros" Britain Belatucadrus, "fair shining one" or "fair slayer", a deity worshipped in northern Britain, particularly in Cumberland and Westmorland. He may be related to Belenus and Cernunnos, equated with Mars.
God name "Belatucadros" Celtic / British war god. According to some authors he is the horned god of the north equating to CERNUNNOS. The Romans syncretized him with the god MARS....
God name "Bele" Sudan / Africa God of fear, mischief and trickery who gave fire and water to mankind. Sudan / Africa
God name "Bele/ Tule/ Azapane/ Mba" Sudan / Africa A god of fear, mischief & trickery who gave fire & water to mankind
God name "Belenus" Celtic God charged with the welfare of sheep and cattle, he also was God of the Sun and healer in some regions and associated with Beltane Pan-Celtic
"Belesis or Belesys" Assyrian The noblest of the Chaidaean priests at Babylon, who, according to the account of Ctesias, is said, in conjunction with Arbaces, the Mede, to have overthrown the old Assyrian empire. Beiesis afterwards received the satrapy of Babylon from Arbaces.
King name "Beleth" Hebrew Beleth A great king and terrible, he commands eighty-five legions and is very furious when first summoned so must be commanded into a triangle or circle with the hazel wand of the Magician pointed to the South-East. Hebrew
"Beli aka Bele" Norse A giant, brother of Gerd, who was slain by Frey. Norse
Goddess name "Belili" Mesopotamian / Babylonian - Akkadian Goddess. See GES TIN-ANA....
God name "Belit Ilani" Babylon Mistress of the gods. Evening Star of Desire. Babylon
Goddess name "Belit Seri" Babylon Goddess of justice and fairness. She kept the records of human activities. Babylon
God name "Bella Pennu" Indian / Khond Sun god. A local deity in the Orissa province synonymous with BOORA PENNU....
King name "Bellerophones" Greek Or Bellerophon, properly called Hipponous, was a son of the Corinthian king Glaucus and Eurymede, and a grandson of Sisyphus. According to Hyginus, he was a son of Poseidon and Eurymede. Greek
Goddess name "Bellona" Greek The goddess of war among the Romans. It is very probable that originally Bellona was a Sabine divinity whose worship was carried to Rome by the Sabine settlers. Greek
Goddess name "Bellona" Roman Goddess of war and mother goddess Roman the goddess of war among the Romans. It is very probable that originally Bellona was a Sabine divinity whose worship was carried to Rome by the Sabine settlers. She is frequently mentioned by the Roman poets as the companion of Mars, or even as his sister or his wife. Virgil describes her as armed with a bloody scourge. (The Aeneid Book VIII)
Goddess name "Bellona" Roman Mother goddess and goddess of war. She becomes syncretized with the Cappadocian mother goddess MA. The first known temple dedicated to Ma-Bellona by the Romans is dated to 296 BC. Bellona was attended by Asiatic priests who performed frenzied dances and gashed themselves with swords, offering the blood on the goddess's altars. Because of its violent nature, Rome refused officially to recognize the cult until the third century AD....
God name "Belobog" Belun / Slavic God of light, Sun, happiness, luck, and order. Belun / Slavic
God name "Belogob" Slavic God of the living. A wise old man with a long beard dressed in white, Belobog appears only during the day. Slavic
Goddess name "Beltiya" Babylon / Akkadia Sublime and elevated, incomparable among the goddesses. Babylon / Akkadia
Hero name "Belus" Greek A son of Poseidon by Libya or Eurynome. He was a twin-brother of Agenor, and father of Aegyptus and Danaus. He was believed to be the ancestral hero and national divinity of several eastern nations, from whence the legends about him were transplanted to Greece and became mixed up with Greek myths. Greek
Goddess name "Bendis" Greece A Thracian divinity in whom the moon was worshipped. Hesychius says "that the poet Cratinus called this goddess Two Spears, either because she had to discharge two duties, one towards heaven and the other towards the earth, or because she bore two lances, or lastly, because she had two lights, the one her own and the other derived from the Sun. In Greece she was sometimes identified with Persephone, but more commonly with Artemis.
Goddess name "Bendis" Thracian Mother goddess. Hellenized and linked stylistically with ARTEMIS as a huntress. Appeared in Athens during the Peloponnesian war. Attributes: boots, torch and pointed cap....
Angel name "Bene Elohim" Hebrew angels who belong to the choir of thrones having the duty of forever singing the ineffable praise of God. Hebrew
Hero name "Bensozia" Greek chief deviless of a certain Sabbatic meeting held in France in the twelfth and thirteenth centuries. The Diana of the Ancient Gauls, and was also called Nocticula, Herodias, and "The moon."
Goddess name "Bentakumari" India Goddess of water. The first fish of the season was given to her. India
Goddess name "Benten aka Benzi-Ten" Japan / Shinto Goddess of everything that flows: words, knowledge, speech, eloquence, and music. Japan / Shinto
Goddess name "Benten-San" Japan / Shinto The only goddess among of the seven deities of good fortune
Goddess name "Benten-San" Shinto / Japan Goddess of luck. One of seven deities classed as gods of fortune and the only goddess in the group. A popular deity with many sanctuaries dedicated to her, she is a patron of music and holds a biwa instrument in her hand. Snakes, believed to stand for jealousy, are often coiled around her statues. Because of this, married couples are reluctant to visit her shrines together. Her priesthood is both Shinto and Buddhist and she is closely linked with the goddess SARASVATI....
Goddess name "Benthesicyme" Greek An Ethiopian sea nymph, a goddess of the waves and a daughter of Poseidon and Amphitrite, the wife of king Enalos. She raised Eumolpus, son of Chione and Poseidon. (Apollodorus iii) Her husband Enalos: of the sea, may have been Triton, the god of lake Tritonis in Greek
God name "Benu" Egypt God of the Sun in a bird like form Egypt
God name "Benu" Egypt / Upper Transmuted bird-like form of a Sun god. A deity mentioned in Pyramid Texts (circa twenty-fifth century BC) and linked with the Sun god of Heliopolis, ATUM. He is also said to have been self-created from the primeval ocean and is sometimes a symbol of rebirth in the afterlife. Benu may have augmented the Greek classical tradition of the Phoenix. He appears in the Old kingdom as a yellow wagtail but later becomes a heron, wearing the conical white crown of Upper Egypt with two slender feathers pointing backwards from its crest....
Goddess name "Bera Pennu" Northern Indian vegetation goddess. Worshiped by the Khonds in Bengal. She was the recipient of human sacrifice to ensure good harvest, particularly of the spice turmeric, and as a protection against disease and infirmity. The sacrificial victim or meriab was youthful, often kept for years as a holy person before death and was always either the offspring of a previous sacrificial victim, or purchased from impoverished families for the purpose. He or she was generally strangled, sometimes in the fork of a tree, after days of festivities. In other instances the victim was cut up alive....
Goddess name "Bereginy" Slavic Goddesses and spirits of nature. Slavic
King name "Bereguni" Slavic River nymphs accused of stealing newborn children. Probably a variation of the Hebrew Lilith myth. Driven by an insatiable hunger of envy, Lilith stalks the world by night raping men in their sleep and sucking their blood, or stealing their newborn children from their cots and eating them. Slavic
"Bergelmir aka Bergelmer" Scandinavian A frost-giant, father of the Jotuns, or second dynasty of giants, son of Thrudgelmer and grandson of Aurgelmer. Scandinavian
Spirit name "Berlic" Swiss A mischievous nature spirit. Swiss
"Beroe" Greek A Trojan woman, married to Doryclus, one of the companions of Aeneas. Iris assumed the appearance of Beroe when she persuaded the women to set fire to the ships of Aeneas on the coast of Sicily.
God name "Berstuk" Slavic evil god of the Forest. Slavic
Goddess name "Bertha" German Goddess the spinning-wheel principally, and of the household as dependent on it, in behalf of which and its economical management she is often harsh to idle spinners; at her festival thrift is the rule. South German
God name "Bes" Egypt Dwarfed semigod of childbirth, food, love, marriage, luck, recreation, relaxation and sleep. Egypt
God name "Bethel" Western Semitic / Phoenician Local tutelary god. Probably of Aramaean or Syrian origin. First mentioned in a fourteenth century treaty between the Hittite king Suppiluliuma and Nigmadu II of Ugarit [Ras Samra]. He appears more regularly on inscriptions from the end of the seventh century BC and enjoyed considerable popularity during the neo-Babylonian period. Bethel is mentioned in the Biblical text of Jeremiah 48.13, implying that some Israelites acknowledged this deity. There is no evidence of links with the historical place names, including that mentioned in Genesis 38.13....
Planet name "Bethor" Hebrew One of the seven angelic beings ruling the 196 divisions of heaven. His authority also extends to to the planet Jupiter. Hebrew
Demon name "Beyreva" Indian Indian demon, master of souls that roam through space after being changed into airy demons. It is said to have crooked nails with which it lopped off one of Brahma's heads.
Goddess name "Bhadra" Hindu / Puranic A goddess of the hunt and one of Shiva's servants. Hindu / Puranic
Goddess name "Bhadra (auspicious)" Hindu / Epic / Puranic Minor goddess. Attendant of SIVA. Generally seated. Attributes: blue lotus, fruit, rosary and trident....
Goddess name "Bhaga (the dispenser of fortune)" Hindu / Vedic / Puranic Minor Sun god. In Vedic times, the incarnation of women's good fortune in marriage. One of six ADITYAS, sons of the goddess ADITI. Consort: SIDDHI. Attributes: two lotuses, prayer wheel and trident....
"Bhagavan" India The Supreme Being or Absolute Truth. India
Spirit name "Bhagavan (the lord)" Northern / central Indian Tutelary god. Worshiped by the Bhils and other tribes as the original creator spirit and a judge of the dead soul. Also an epithet of VISNU and KRSNA. Also Bhagwan....
"Bhaiarva" Hindu / Puranic A minor form of Siva
God name "Bhairava (terrible)" Hindu / Puranic / later Minor frightful form of the god SIVA. Guardian deity of doorways. A so-called ugra aspect, generally depicted in similar style to Siva but with up to five heads and ten arms and said to have been born from Siva's blood. Attributes: hook and noose. Aspects and epithets include Kalaratri, KSETRAPALA and MAHAKALA. Also Bhairon, linked with the cult of dogs and BHAIRAVA, one of a group of MAHAVIDYAS personifying the SAKTI of Siva....
Goddess name "Bhairavi" Hindu A fierce and terrifying aspect of the Goddess virtually indistinguishable from Kali, except for her particular identification as the consort of the Wrathful Shiva.
God name "Bhaisajyaguru (supreme physician)" Buddhist - Lamaist / Tibet Physician god. Accounted among one of a series of Medicine buddhas known as a SMAN-BLA in Tibet. In Lamaism he is the fifth in a series of manusibud dhas. Typically depicted with stretched earlobes and a row of small curls fringing the forehead. Color: blue or gold. Attributes: fruit, sometimes with a bowl....
Goddess name "Bharat Mata (Mother India)" Modern Hindu Mother goddess. Evolved from the writings of the nineteenth century Bengali, Bankim Chandra Chatterjee. Shrines are designed in the form of a map of India....
Goddess name "Bharati" Hindu / Vedic / Epic Is the first of the three great goddesses of Hinduism, the other two being Lakshmi and Durga. Saraswati is the consort of Lord Brahma, the Creator. Hindu / Vedic / Epic
Goddess name "Bharati" Hindu / Vedic, Epic / Puranic Minor goddess of sacrifices. She is invoked to appear on the sacrificial field before a ritual. Usually associated with the goddess SARASVATI. Also regarded as a consort of GANESA....
God name "Bhavanavasi" Hindu The last of the four categories of gods in the Jainistic Work of Salvation.
Goddess name "Bhavani" India A ferocious aspect of Hindu goddess Shakti or Devi. Bhavani means "giver of life", the power of nature or the source of creative energy. In addition to her ferocious aspect, she is also known as Karunaswaroopini, "filled with mercy". India
Deities name "Bhavariavasi" Jain / India Gods. A generic name given to deities of youthful appearance who are arranged in ten groups all with the suffix -kumara. Thus AGNI-; ASURA-; DIK-; DVIPA-; NAGA-; STANITA-; SUPARNA-; UDADHI-; VAYU-; VIDYUT-....
God name "Bheem or Bhima" Indian One of the five Pandoos, or brotherhoods of Indian demi-gods, famous for his strength. He slew the giant Kinchick, and dragged his body from the hills, thereby making the Kinchick ravine.
Hero name "Bhima" Buddhist A heroic warrior, son of Kunti by Vayu, but the acknowledged son of Pandu and the second eldest of the Pandava brothers Buddhist
Goddess name "Bhima (terrible)" Hindu / Epic / Puranic (1) warrior god. A prince of the mythical Pandu family and one of the heroes of the Mahabharata epic, Bhima is usually depicted wielding a sword and a club. He is a son of the god of the winds VAYU. He is perceived as a god of immense strength and great cruelty, which separates him from the heroic figure of ARJUNA, his brother, with whom he is linked in the epic. Attribute: a club. Also Bhimasena. 2. Minor goddess. Buddhist (Mahayana). An attendant of BUDDAKEPALA....
King name "Bhrkuti-Tara" Buddhist / Tibet The Nepalese queen of Tibet's first great religious king, songtsen Gambo and credited with the introduction of Buddhism to Tibet and China. In the Lamaeist Tradition, Bhrkuti-Tara is incarnate in all good women. Buddhist / Tibet
Goddess name "Bhrkuti-Tara (she who frowns)" Buddhist - Lamaist / Tibet Mother goddess. In Lamaism particularly, a cruel form of TARA, the mother of the BUDDHA. The so-called “yellow Tara.” An emanation of AMITABHA. Also identified as a female BODHISATTVA or buddha-designate. Color: yellow. Attribute: image of Amitabha, lotus, rosary, staff, trident and water jar. Threeeyed. Also JANGULI and VAJRATARA....
"Bhumi" India The ten stages a Bodhisattva advances through in the path to become a Buddha. India
Deities name "Bhumi (the earth on which all things are formed)" Buddhist / Varyana Collective name for a group of deities. Twelve personifications of the spiritual spheres through which a BODHISATTVA or buddha-designate passes in his quest for perfection of knowledge. Common attribute: a staff....
Goddess name "Bhumidevi (the earth goddess)" Hindu / Epic / Puranic / southern India Fertility goddess. The second wife of VIS NU (or KRSNA). Her son is Naraka. Bhumidevi is often depicted standing on the left (occasionally right) hand of the VARAHA avatara of Vis nu. In the north she is known as PUSTI. She is often depicted sitting on a lotus throne with bared breasts. Attributes: blue lotus, lotus, lute, pomegranate, pot with herbs, pot with vegetables and water jar. Also Bhu, Bhudevi, BHUMI, MAHI, PRTHIVI, VASUDHARA and Zami-Mata....
God name "Bhumiya (guardian of fields)" Hindu / Vedic / Puranic / northern India Fertility god. Guardian deity of fields, worshiped as a rough stone icon. In later times a form of VIS NU....
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
Spirit name "Bhutadamara" Buddhist / Mahayana Turmoil of the spirits four-armed God. Buddhist / Mahayana
Goddess name "Bhutadamara (tumult of demons)" Buddhist / Mahayana God. May be depicted reclining on the Hindu goddess APARAJITA. Attributes: snakes in the hair, and staff. Three-eyed....
Goddess name "Bhutamata (mother of goblins)" Hindu Terrible goddess. A frightful form of PARVATI. Accompanied by a lion. Attribute: phallus (on the head), shield and sword....
Goddess name "Bhuvanesvari (lady of the spheres)" Hindu / Epic / Puranic Goddess. One of a group of ten MAHAVIDYAS personifying the SAKTI of SIVA. Also an epithet applied to several goddesses. Aspects include Siddharatri. Attributes: hook and noose....
Demon name "Bi-har" Buddhist - Lamaist / Tibet Guardian deity. One of the guardian maharajas protecting against demons. Attended by a lion. Color: white. Attributes: arrow, bow, knife, staff, sword and trident. Three-eyed....
Goddess name "Bia" Greek The goddess of force [& no, it does not stand for the bureau of idiotic affairs]
"Bia" Greek The personification of mighty force, is described as the daughter of the Titan Pallas and Styx, and as a sister of Zelos, Cratos, and Nice. Greek
Goddess name "Bia" Greek Goddess of force. The daughter of the underworld goddess STYX and the sister of KRATOS, god of strength....
"Bias" Greek Son of Amythaon, and brother of the seer Melampus. He married Pero, daughter of Neleus, whom her father had refused to give to any one unless he brought him the oxen of Iphiclus. Greek
"Biasd na Srogaig" Celtic A mythical animal that had one horn on its forehead and dwelt in lochs. Celtic. Isle of skye
Goddess name "Bibi the Child-Strangler" Bibi Sometimes affectionately known as "Aunty Bibi," is a Romany witch-goddess. Bibi is an old crone who either wears torn black garments or is entirely naked. Like the Romanian goddess Dschuma, Bibi is disease incarnate, particularly cholera. She is referred to as "the child-strangler" because it is believed that disease often effects children, who are young and weak.
"Biblys" Greek Fell in love with her brother and when he refused her love, she turned into a constantly. flowing fountain. Greek
God name "Bidhata Purusha" Hindu A god of fate and the Hindu equivalent of the Fates and the Norns. He writes the child's future life on its forehead, on the sixth day after its birth.
Goddess name "Bidhgoe" Celtic Female of Illusion, Goddess of love and of sexuality Celtic
Demon name "Biffant" France A little-known demon, chief of a legion who was said to have entered the body of Denise de la Caille and who was obliged to sign with his claws the proces verbal of exorcisms. France
Planet name "Bifrons" Unk demon of astronomy, geometry, and other such sciences, planetary influences. He often takes the form of a man. He is acquainted with the virtues of herbs, precious stones and plants. He can transport corpses from one place to another. It is he who lights the strange corpse lights above the tombs of the dead. Unk
"Bikeh Hozho" Navaho The personification of speech. Navaho
Goddess name "Bila" Australia Cannibal Sun goddess. She provided light for the world by cooking her victims over a giant flame. Australia
Spirit name "Bileth" Hebrew One of the 72 spirits of Solomon. Hebrew