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List of Gods : "spirit"   (200++ records)

NameOriginDescription
Spirit name
"Polevik"
Slavonic 'Mistress of the Field'. Slavonic field spirit. She is a trickster who can be propitiated through sacrificial gifts.
Spirit name
"Hisagitaimisi"
Creek 'The One Who Sits Above'. The Great spirit who manifested himself in bush fires. Creek Indians
Spirit name
"Abgal"
Pre - Islamic northern Arabian (1) Desert god. Known from the Palmyrian desert regions as a tutelary god of Bedouins and camel drivers.(2) Minor attendant spirits. Mesopotamian (Sumerian). Associated with ENKI and residing in the Abzu or primeval water....
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....
Spirit name
"Kubera (misshapen)"
Hindu / Vedic, Epic / Puranic (1) God of riches. He was originally the head of the YAKSAS spirits of the Forests, but by Puranic times was associated with wealth and productivity. He is also a dikpala guardian of the northern quarter. The son of Pulastya and Idavida, his consorts include Yaksi, VASUDHARA and Vriddhi. Identified with the city of Alaka. He is depicted as a dwarfish figure riding upon a Brahman or a chariot. Color: white. Attributes: generally carrying a purse, but occasionally with various other items. Also Kuvera, Kauveri.(2) God of riches. Buddhist-Lamaist [Tibet]. One of a group of DHARMAPALA with terrible appearance and royal attire. Also a dikpala or guardian of the northern quarter. Color: yellow. Attributes: ax, banner, club, cup, hook, Ichneumon disgorging jewels, noose, reliquary and occasionally a trident....
Goddess name
"Acala (immovable)"
Buddhist / Vajrayana (1) Minor goddess. One of twelve deified BHUMIS recognized as different spiritual spheres through which a disciple passes. Color: white. Attributes: staff on a lotus.(2) Tutelary god. Buddhist (Mahayana). Also a dikpala or guardian of the northeastern quarter. Color: blue. Attributes: jewel, lotus, staff and sword....
Spirit name
"Abgal/ Apkallu"
Sumeria 7 spirits that derived from the the Abzu
Spirit name
"Amalivaca"
Native America A Native American spirit, who had seven daughters. He broke their legs to prevent their running away, and left them to people the Forests.
Spirit name
"Stromkarl"
Norwegian A Norwegian musical spirit. The Stromkarl has eleven different musical measures, to ten of which people may dance, but the eleventh belongs to the night-spirit, his host. If anyone plays it, tables and benches, cups and cans, old men and women, blind and lame, babies in their cradles, and the sick in their beds, begin to dance.
Spirit name
"Glauron aka Glaura"
Fnose A beneficent spirit of the air, involked from the North. Fnose
Spirit name
"Jack A-Lantern"
Arabian A bog or marsh spirit who delights to mislead. These Arabian spirits were formed of "smokeless fire."
Spirit name
"Radha"
Hindu A celebrated cowherdess beloved by Krishna, mystically interpreted as the human ego seeking Krishna, the spiritual ego. Hindu
Spirit name
"Kubera"
India A chief of the evil beings or spirits living in the shades: a sort of Pluto. India
Goddess name
"Tu"
China A chthonic earth goddess & fertility spirit
Spirit name
"Gumeniki"
Slavic A class of animistic spirits who look after storehouses and grainaries. Slavic
Spirit name
"Gandayaks"
Haudenosaunee A class of spirits who have power over plants and fish. Haudenosaunee
Spirit name
"Tate"
Sioux A creator spirit of the winds, he controls the changing of the seasons & guides the spirits of dead
Spirit name
"Gagaah"
Haudenosaunee A crow spirit sent by Adekagagawaa to bring corn to humanity. Haudenosaunee
Spirit name
"Apate"
Greek A daughter of Nyx, the personification of deceit. She was one of the evil spirits in Pandora's box. Her Roman equivalent was Fraus. Greek
Demon name
"Dobrochot"
Russian A demon, especially a domestic spirit. Russian
Spirit name
"Awataerohi"
Haudenosaunee A disease spirit, caused when it takes up residence within a victim's body. Haudenosaunee
Spirit name
"Menninkäinen"
Finland A fairy spirit, gnome.
Spirit name
"Dakini"
Buddhist A female being, generally of volatile temperament, who acts as a muse for spiritual practice. Buddhist
Spirit name
"Poluvirica"
Slavic A female Forest spirit who appears naked, with a long face, pendulant breasts and three braids of hair down her back. Slavic
Spirit name
"Eithinoha"
Haudenosaunee A female spirit associated with fertility. Haudenosaunee
Spirit name
"Raja Matangi"
Hindu A female spirit who watches carefully over men's actions. Hindu
Deities name
"Kokopelli"
S America A fertility deity, usually depicted as a humpbacked flute player (often with a huge phallus and antenna-like protrusions on his head), who has been venerated by many Native American cultures in the Southwestern United States. Like most fertility deities, Kokopelli presides over both childbirth and Agriculture. He is also a trickster god and represents the spirit of music.
Deities name
"Obosom"
Akan A generic name for the lessor gods, sometimes referred to as the deities. These spirits are embodied in the wind, rivers, oceans, streams, trees, mountains, rocks, animals, and other objects. Akan
Spirit name
"Abida"
Kalmuck A god of the Kalmucks, who receives the souls of the dead at the moment of decease, and gives them permission to enter a new body, either human or not, and have another spell of life on earth. If the spirit is spotless it may, if it likes, rise and live in the air.
Spirit name
"Hakui"
Shinto A god who imbued his followers with a vigorous spirit and the will to fight enemies Shinto
Spirit name
"Agathos Daimon"
Greek A good genius / guardian spirit
Spirit name
"Archer"
Gnostic / Christian A governing spirit of Aquarius. Gnostic / Christian
Spirit name
"Naimuena"
Colombia / Ecuador A great ancestral spirit worshipped as a supreme being, the creator, and a vegetation god. The Uitoto, Colombia and Ecuador
Spirit name
"Huanacari"
Inca A guardian spirit
Spirit name
"Tanu'la"
Koryak / SE Siberia A guardian spirit of the earth & its plans & animals, female type
Spirit name
"Ina'hitelan"
Koryak / Siberia A guardian spirit that supervises the skies
Spirit name
"Toko'yoto"
Koryak / Siberia A guardian spirit who is one of the owners of the world, the Pacific Ocean to be specific
Spirit name
"Lo'cin-coro'mo/ Lo'cil/ Yegl'ie"
Yukaghir / Siberia A hearth spirit
Spirit name
"Khoromozitel"
Slavic A house spirit in Slavic folklore. They are masculine, typically small, and sometimes covered in hair all over. According to some traditions, they take on the appearance of current or former owners of the house and have a grey beard, sometimes with tails or little horns.
Spirit name
"Zashiki Warashi"
Japan A house spirit whose presence brings prosperity. Japan
Spirit name
"Aitvaras"
Lithuanian A household spirit in Lithuanian mythology. An Aitvaras looks like a white or black rooster with a fiery tail. An Aitvaras may hatch from an egg of a 9 – 12 year old rooster. If the Aitvaras dies, he becomes a spark.
Spirit name
"Ganiklis"
Lithuania A household spirit of herds, sheep, and cowboys. Lithuania
Spirit name
"Chlvnik"
Russian A household spirit who lives in the cattleshed. Russian
Spirit name
"Dvorvoy"
Russian A household spirit who lives in the yard. Russian
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
Spirit name
"Butze"
German A household spirit. German
Spirit name
"Angwusnasomtaka"
Hopi A kachina, a spirit represented by a masked doll (also called a kachina). She is a wuya, one of the chief kachinas and is considered the mother of all the hú and all the kachinas. She led the initiation rites for new children, whipping them with yucca whips. Hopi
Spirit name
"Julana"
Jumu A lecherous spirit who surprises women by burrowing beneath the sand. He was alive, and wandered the earth with his father, Njirana, during the Dreamtime. Jumu, Australian aboriginal
Spirit name
"Boggart"
Scotland A local hobgoblin or spirit. Scotland
Goddess name
"Anumati"
Sanskrit A lunar deity and goddess of wealth, intellect, children, spirituality and prosperity. Also Anumati is a type of full moon day in which the moon remains slightly cut and not fully full moon called as Chaturdashi bhiddha purnima Sanskrit
Spirit name
"Kutkhu"
Kamchadal / SE Siberia A male and guardian spirit
Spirit name
"Bilwis"
Teutonic A maleficent spirit who was active on Walpurgis night and wrought havoc to the crops. Teutonic
Spirit name
"Gytrash"
Britain A malevolent spirit that appears as a large dog or horse, and leads people astray. Britain
Spirit name
"Vodyanoy"
Slavic A malevolent water spirit who likes to drown humans. Slavic
Spirit name
"Dullahan"
Irish A malicious sullen spirit, or goblin. Irish
Spirit name
"Puck"
Icelandic A merry little fairy spirit, full of fun and harmless mischief. Icelandic
Spirit name
"Ori"
Yoruba A metaphysical concept important to Yoruba spirituality and Orisha worship.
Spirit name
"Aequitas"
Greek A minor spirit of fair dealing from 300 BCE
Spirit name
"Berlic"
Swiss A mischievous nature spirit. Swiss
Spirit name
"Nuckelavee"
Scotland A monster of unmixed malignity, never willingly resting from doing evil to mankind. He was a spirit in flesh. His home was the sea; and whatever his means of transit were in that element, when he moved on land he rode a horse as terrible in aspect as himself. Some thought that rider and horse were really one, and that this was the shape of the monster. Nuckelavee's head was like a man's, only ten times larger, and his mouth projected like that of a pig, and was enormously wide. There was not a hair on the monster's body, for the very good reason that he had no skin. Scotland
Goddess name
"Kabandha"
India A monstrous evil spirit slain by Rama. A son of the goddess Sriand "covered with hair, vast as a mountain, without head or neck, having a mouth armed with immense teeth in the middle of his belly, arms a league long, and one enormous eye in his breast." India
Spirit name
"Alastor"
Greek A mortal that became a minor spirit that avenged evil deeds & demanded vengeance for crimes
Spirit name
"Osmand"
George A necromancer who by his enchantments raised up an army to resist the Christians. six of the Champions of Christendom were enchanted by Osmand, but St. George restored them. Osmand tore off his hair in which lay his spirit of enchantment, bit his tongue in two, disembowelled himself, cut off his arms, and then died.
Deities name
"Mami Wata"
Africa A pantheon of ancient water spirits or deities of the African diaspora.
Spirit name
"Goblin or Hobgoblin"
Scandinavia A phantom spirit.
Planet name
"Adamida"
Christian A planet on which reside the unborn spirits of saints, martyrs, and believers. U'riel, the angel of the Sun, was ordered at the crucifixion to interpose this planet between the Sun and the earth, so as to produce a total eclipse. Early Christian
Spirit name
"Ifreet or Afreet or Afrit"
Arabian A powerful evil jin or spirit of Arabian mythology.
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
Spirit name
"Kangalogba"
Pokot / Suk / Uganda A primordial female spirit personified in the dragonfly
Demon name
"Imp"
Greek A puny demon or spirit of mischief.
Spirit name
"Ulu'tuyar Ulu Toyo'n"
Yakut / Cen Siberia A rather evil creator spirit
Spirit name
"Aha"
Yakut / Siberia A river spirit, female type
Spirit name
"Wah Kah Nee"
Chinook A sacred being, able to walk unprotected, even barefoot, through the Winter and to communicate with its spirits, asking for the return of the Sunshine to warm her people. Chinook
Spirit name
"Woan-no-mih"
Shawnees A sacred spirit. Shawnees
Spirit name
"Ka'cak"
Asiatic / Inuit A sea spirit & of rather unpleasant habits
Spirit name
"Adona"
Christian A seraph, the tutelar spirit of James, the "first martyr of the twelve." Christian
Spirit name
"Mantra or Mintra"
Persian A spell, a talisman, by which a person holds sway over the elements and spirits of all denominations. Persian
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
Spirit name
"Wendigo"
Anishinaabe A spirit in Anishinaabe mythology. It has also become a stock horror character much like the vampire or werewolf, although these fictional depictions often do not bear much resemblance to the original mythology.
Spirit name
"QUIKINN.A'QU (big raven)"
Koryak / Kamchatka peninsula, southeastern Siberia A spirit of a primitive culture still heavily influenced by animism. Founder of the world....
Spirit name
"Lamin"
Basque A spirit of human form, generally female, with the feet of an animal. Basque
Spirit name
"Phooka or Pooka"
Irish A spirit of most malignant disposition, who hurries people to their destruction. He sometimes comes in the form of an eagle, and sometimes in that of a horse, like the Scottish kelpie. Irish
Spirit name
"Gaila"
Lithuanian A spirit of night, which obsessed people and animals in dreams. Lithuanian
Spirit name
"Alalu Ossetian"
Cen Caucasians A spirit of smallpox & protects women
Spirit name
"Exarp"
Enochian A spirit of the Air. Enochian
Spirit name
"Breath-of-the-Wind"
Iroquoi A spirit of the air and child of Ataensic. Iroquoi
Spirit name
"Sylph"
Cabalists A spirit of the air; so named by the Rosicrucians and Cabalists.
Spirit name
"Will-O'-the-Wisp"
Roman A spirit of the bogs, whose delight is to mislead belated travellers.
Spirit name
"Polevoi"
Poland A spirit of the fields who appears at noon or Sunset as a hideous dwarf with grass for hair and two differently colored eyes. He will lead astray people who wander in the fields. If they fall asleep there, he gives them diseases or rides over them with his horse. Poland
Spirit name
"Kelpie or Kelpy"
Scottish A spirit of the waters in the form of a horse. Scottish
Demon name
"Golab"
Christian A spirit of wrath and sedition and an adversary of the seraphim. Christian demonology
Spirit name
"Zan-Hazazban"
Nazorean A spirit ruling over a purgatory. Early Nazorean
Spirit name
"Wisaaka"
s A spirit that figures prominently in their storytelling, including the story of the world's creation and is the Ojibwe trickster figure and culture hero.
Spirit name
"Astovidatu"
Persian A spirit who divided the bones at death. Persian
Spirit name
"Onayepheton"
Nazorean A spirit who will summon the dead and raise them to life again. Early Nazorean
Goddess name
"Oshun"
Yoruba A spirit-goddess who reigns over love, intimacy, beauty, wealth and diplomacy. Yoruba
Spirit name
"Xian"
Chinese A spiritually immortal, transcendent and super-human celestial being. Chinese
Spirit name
"Kavra'nna"
Chukchee / E Siberia A Sun spirit, female type
Spirit name
"Kikumbha"
India A supreme spirit who could die only by the hands of Vishnu. He was king of Shatpura and had great magical powers, so that he could multiply himself into many forms, though he commonly assumed only three. He carried off the daughters of Brahmadatta, the friend of Krishna, and that here attacked him and killed him under different forms more than once, but he was eventually slain outright by Krishna, and the city of Shatpura was given to Brahmadatta. India
Spirit name
"O'Meal Na'kwaxdax"
BC Canada A tribal spirit, the chief of the anciects who's siblings are the myth people
Spirit name
"Devas aka daeva"
Hindu A type of celestial being that appears in both Persian mythology and Hinduism. Named after a Sanskrit word meaning "god," the deva emerged in Hindu teachings as a spiritual being, serving the supreme beings.
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
"Tatqa'hicin"
Koryak / SW Siberia A vegetation spirit spirit
Spirit name
"Warlock"
Anglo-Saxon A wandering evil spirit; a wizard, a deceiver, one who breaks his word. Satan is called in Scripture "the father of lies," the arch-warlock.
Spirit name
"Kul"
Eskimo A water spirit who may be malevolent but generally helps with fishing. As a show of gratitude, it is customary to offer him some of the fish caughts at the beginning of the season. Eskimo
Spirit name
"Domovoy"
Slavic A. Every house has its domovoy, domestic spirit, who lives with his wife and family. Slavic
Spirit name
"Ignis Fatuus"
Russian According to a Russian superstition, these wandering fires are the spirits of still-born children which flit between heaven and the Inferno.
Spirit name
"Yulgen"
Central Asia According to the belief of the Altaians, the good spirits,aru neme, are all subjects of the good god Yulgen, and the bad spirits, kara neme, of the evil god Erlik. Yulgen is so kind and generous that he never does harm to men. Sacrifices are offered to him by all, but no one fears him. Every bridegroom must sacrifice to him a horse of a light colour after his marriage.
Spirit name
"Peju'lpe"
Yukaghir / Siberia Aes guardian spirits look at the well being of animals under their care & benevolent to the hunter so long as he observes the rules and kills only when necessary
Spirit name
"Ahriman / Arimanius / Angra Mainya,"
Zoroaster Aka Arimanius or Angra Mainya, stood high in the ranks of the enemies who opposed Ahura Mazda (aka Ohrmazd or Oromasdes). Ahriman is thought to be the first personification of "the devil"; the supreme evil spirit and lord of the darkness and death.
Spirit name
"Ahnfrau"
German An ancestress whose spirit appears to give warning of an approaching disaster or death. German
Spirit name
"Mania"
Etruscan An ancient and formidable Italian, probably Etruscan, divinity of the lower world, is called the mother of the Manes or Lares. As regards her being the mother of the Manes or Lares, the idea seems to have been, that the souls of the departed on their arrival in the lower world became her children, and either there dwelt with her or ascended into the upper world as beneficent spirits.
Angel name
"Guardian-Angel"
Roman An angelic spirit which presides over the destiny of each individual.
Spirit name
"I'lena"
Koryak / Siberia An animistic spirit
Spirit name
"Zuzeca The Snake"
Lakota An animistic spirit who is the father of lies patron of hidden things and a keeper of concealed knowledge. Lakota
Spirit name
"Shito Dama"
Japan An astral spirit, bright red and shaped like a fireball. Japan
Spirit name
"Nu'tenut"
Chukchee / E Siberia An earth spirit that is the owner of the world
Spirit name
"Ajatar (sometimes Ajattara)"
Finland An evil Forest spirit.
Spirit name
"Chagrin aka Cagrino"
European An evil spirit in the form of a yellow hedgehog. European
Spirit name
"Ovda"
Finnish An evil spirit of the Forest who appears naked with backward pointing feet. After being danced to death, the victim is eaten. Finnish
Spirit name
"Angatch"
Madagascar An evil spirit. Madagascar
Spirit name
"Kachina"
Pueblo Indians Ancestor spirits and the souls of virtuous dead people. Pueblo Indians
Spirit name
"Lar Familiaris"
Roman Ancestral spirit. A personal and vaguely defined deity brought into the house from the surrounding land....
Spirit name
"Medr"
Ethiopia Ancient earth spirit, gender unknown Ethiopia
Spirit name
"Jetaita Yamama"
Tirerra del Fuego And earth spirits of the fearful type Tirerra del Fuego
Spirit name
"Anjea"
Australasia Animistic fertility spirit. Known to tribesmen on the Pennefather River, queensland, Australia and believed to place mud babies in the wombs of pregnant women. The grandmother of a newly born infant buried the afterbirth, which was collected by Anjea and kept in a hollow tree or some such sanctuary until the time came to instill it into another child in the womb....
Spirit name
"Eme'mqut"
Koryak Animistic spirit with cannibalistic tendencies. Koryak
Spirit name
"Bagba"
West African Animistic spirit. Fetish who allegedly controls the wind and Rain and whose shaman keeps the winds locked in a huge pot....
Spirit name
"Katajalina"
Australian aboriginal Animistic spirit. Invoked at the ceremony of initiation by the Binbinga people once living on the west side of the Gulf of Carpentaria. Katajalina is reputed to live in an anthill and to carry off the spirit of the young initiate, kill him and then restore him to life as an adult. His presence is announced in the noise of the bull-roarer....
Spirit name
"Acacila"
Aymara Indian / Peru / Bolivia—Titicaca Basin Animistic spirit. One of a group of vaguely defined beings who control the weather, including Rain, hail and frost....
Spirit name
"Eme'mqut"
Siberian Koryak Animistic spirit. See QUIKINN.A'QU....
Spirit name
"I'lena (rain woman)"
Koryak / Siberia Animistic spirit. The consort of the creator spirit “universe” or TENANTO'MWAN....
Spirit name
"Arnakua'gsak"
Inuit / North American Animistic spirit. The “Old Woman of the Sea” who supplies all the physical needs of the Eskimo from the ocean....
Spirit name
"Oreades"
GrecoRoman Animistic spirits of the mountains. Female personalities assigned the guardianship of mountains by the great gods. Invoked by travelers to ensure their safety....
Spirit name
"Nereides"
Greco - Roman Animistic spirits of the sea. Female personalities, the best known of whom is AMPHITRITE, assigned the guardianship of the oceans by the great gods and invoked by seafarers. Also attendants of the god POSEIDON....
Spirit name
"Napaeae"
Greco - Roman Animistic spirits of valleys. Female personalities assigned the guardianship of fertile green valleys by the great gods and invoked locally in small country shrines....
Spirit name
"Kutji"
Australian aboriginal Animistic spirits. Malevolent beings who conceal themselves in undergrowth and rock crevices and manifest as animals and birds, including eagles, crows, owls, kangaroos and emus. Kutji are considered to have taken over wild creatures if their behavior assumes unfamiliar patterns. Only shamans may contain the influence of these spirits. Otherwise, they possess the potential to inflict disease and death on to human beings....
Spirit name
"Icci"
Siberian Animistic spirits. See also URUN AJY TOYON....
Spirit name
"Hamadryades"
Greco - Roman Animistic tree spirits. Vaguely defined female beings whose existence is restricted to the individual trees of which they are guardians....
Spirit name
"Naiades"
Greco - Roman Animistic water spirits. Female personalities assigned the guardianship of fresh waters by the great gods, and invoked locally at sacred pools and springs. They were also regarded as minor patrons of music and poetry....
Spirit name
"Tanara Yakut"
Siberia Apotheosis of the sky, a sky spirit Siberia
Spirit name
"Tomwo'get"
Koryak Archetypical creator spirit Koryak
Spirit name
"Na Tuk Kong"
Malaysia Are local guardian spirits in Malaysia.
Spirit name
"Areskoui"
Haudenosaunee Areskoui The Great spirit as Patron of the hunt and of war. Haudenosaunee
Spirit name
"Arawn aka Arawyn"
Wales Arrawn, Arawen. King of Hell, God of Annwn. Ruled the underground kingdom of the dead. Rules over revenge, terror, war, spirit contact, picking names, strengthening friendships, reincarnation. Wales
Spirit name
"Akasagarbha (essence of tbe sky)"
Buddhist / Mahayana / / Lamaist / Tibet Astral god. One of the BODHISATTVAS or spiritual meditation buddhas. He lives in the “womb of the sky.” Color: green. Attributes: Book, jewel, lotus and Sun disc. Also Khagarbha. In Japanese Buddhism this deity becomes the god Kokuzo....
Angel name
"Dis plural Disir"
Norse Attendant spirit or guardian angel. Any female mythic being may be called Dis. Norse
Demon name
"Baal"
Assyrian Baal is a Northwest Semitic title and honorific meaning "master" or "lord" that is used for various gods, spirits and demons particularly of the Levant, cognate to Assyrian belu.
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.
Spirit name
"Hatdastsisi"
Navaho Benevolent male spirit who helps cure disease Navaho
Spirit name
"Kuju"
Yukaghir Benevolent sky spirit who supplies with food Yukaghir
Spirit name
"Bmola"
Abenaki bird spirit. Abenaki
Spirit name
"Merrows"
s Both male and female, are spirits of the sea, of human shape from the waist upwards, but from the waist downwards are like a fish. The females are attractive, but the males have green teeth, green hair, pig's eyes, and red noses. Fishermen dread to meet them.
Angel name
"Deputy Angels"
Jewish Certain angels who, in Jewish lore and magic, act as spirit servants. Jewish scholar Eleazar of Worms declared them to be entirely good.
Spirit name
"Hastehogan"
Navaho Chief male spirit of the house Navaho
Spirit name
"Keneun"
Iroquois Chief of the Thunderbirds an invisible spirit Iroquois
Spirit name
"Eblis aka Iblis"
Islam Chief of the evil spirits, a Jinn made of smokeless fire. In an outburst rooted in envy, Eblis disobeyed Allah and was expelled from the grace of Allah. Islam
Spirit name
"Hastebaad"
Navaho Chief of the female spirits Navaho
Spirit name
"ARSAN DUOLAI"
Yakut / eastern Siberia Chief spirit of the underworld. terrible dweller of the underground world...
Spirit name
"Iadalbaoth"
Gnostic Child from the egg of chaos; the spirit of matter, the chief of the lower elohim and father of the six dark stellar spirits. Gnostic
Goddess name
"Tu (1)"
Chinese Chthonic earth goddess. A fertility spirit also identified as she who was invoked to bring good harvests by phallic-shaped mounds of earth left in the fields....
Goddess name
"Maia"
Greco - Roman Chthonic or earth goddess. Originally, in pre-Homeric times, a mountain spirit who subsequently became a minor consort of ZEUS. The Romans worshiped her as an obscure goddess of the plains who became briefly a consort of JUPITER, and they perceived her as the mother of the messenger god Mercury. Her cult was associated with that of VulcanUS. Possibly the origin of the name of the month of May.See also MERCURIUS....
God name
"Angru Mainyu (evil spirit)"
Persian / Iran Chthonic underworld god of darkness. The original Zoroastrian name of the chief antagonist of AHURA MAZDA.See also AHRIMAN....
Spirit name
"Ba-Pef"
Egypt Chthonic underworld god. An obscure malevolent deity known from the Old kingdom (circa 2700 BC) in which he may have enjoyed a priesthood. According to limited references among the Pyramid Texts, he had a cult following and was associated in some way with pain or spiritual anguish affecting the king....
Spirit name
"Wondjina"
Australia Cloud and Rain spirits. Australian Aboriginal
Spirit name
"Negafok"
Inuit Cold weather spirit who lowers the temperature in Winter. Inuit
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....
Deities name
"Yamadar Maraja"
Hindu Collective name for the deities and spirits of the underworld. Hindu
Deities name
"Alad Udug Lama"
Mesopotamian / Sumerian / Babylonian - Akkadian Collective name of guardian deities. Vague spirits who accompany major deities and dispense good fortune....
Spirit name
"Yazatas"
Zoroastrian Connectors of the heavenly and earthly areas. They catch the light of the Sun and send it down to earth. They are needed by men for cleansing, help with the ridding of evil spirits and to forgo the tortures of the Zoroastrian hell. Zoroastrian
Spirit name
"Nanabush"
Algonquin Creator and good spirit Algonquin
Spirit name
"Na'ininen"
Koryak / southeastern Siberia Creator being. Known as “outer one,” or “world,” he is perceived as a remote but benevolent spirit comparable to the Supreme Being, TA'YAN. Also Na'rninen (Chukchee)....
Spirit name
"Te-Manava-Roa (long-lived)"
Polynesian / Hervey Islands Creator being. Perceived in the form of a giant worm, this being is one of three spirits which govern and ensure the permanence of the universe. He lives in the highest part of the root of the coconut shell which represents the world....
Spirit name
"Te-Aka-la-Roe (root of all existence)"
Polynesian / Hervey Islands Creator being. Perceived in the form of a giant worm, this being is one of three spirits which govern and ensure the permanence of the universe. He lives in the lowest part of the root of the coconut shell which represents the world....
Spirit name
"Te-Tanga-Engae (breathing)"
Polynesian / Hervey Islands Creator being. Perceived in the form of a giant worm, this being is one of three spirits which govern and ensure the permanence of the universe. He lives in the middle part of the root of the coconut shell which represents the world....
Spirit name
"Rubanga"
Sudan Creator god and it was believed that the best way of praying to God was through spirits of dead relatives. At harvest time, the first harvest must be offered to the spirits to thank them for successfully interceding to God on behalf of the living. Madi, Sudan
Spirit name
"Wakai Taaika"
Dakota Indian / USA Creator god. A remote and vaguely defined deity invoked by the shamans of the tribe. Also a generic term equating to the spirit which, in an animistic and shamanistic religion, all things existing in nature possess....
Spirit name
"Wakonea"
Omaha Indian / USA Creator god. A remote and vaguely defined deity invoked by the shamans of the tribe. Also a generic term equating to the spirit which, in an animistic and shamanistic religion, all things existing in nature possess....
Spirit name
"Manitu"
Algonquin Indian / USA Creator god. A vaguely defined being who controls all things and imparts knowledge to the tribe. He may be identified as the great spirit in the sky. Probably similar to MANITO....
Spirit name
"Tate"
Sioux / USA Creator god. He appears in the clouds, his voice is the wind and he controls the changing of the seasons. He is also the guide of the spirits of the dead. He is the deity with whom the Sioux shamans intercede....
Spirit name
"Toro"
Ngbandi / Democratic Republic of Congo, central Africa Creator god. He is perceived as a great serpent, the son of KANGALOGBA, who is both the spirit of the dragonfly and the symbol of the sacred river Oubangui....
Spirit name
"Mbomba"
Mongo / Nkundo / Democratic Republic of Congo, central Africa Creator god. He operates through intermediaries known as bilima and through the spirits of the dead, bakali. Also known as landa, Komba, Mbombo, Njakomba and WAI. Among the Ngbandi people there is recognized a vast water monster or river god by the same name....
Spirit name
"Kwoith"
Nuer / Sudan Creator god. The Nuer people have been affected by the expansion of Islam, and probably by Christianity, and recognize a supreme deity, or spiritual being, responsible for all creation. One of his epithets is Tutgar, meaning “strong and without limit.”...
Goddess name
"Birrahgnooloo"
Australian aboriginal Creator goddess. She is recognized by several aboriginal clans as the chief consort of BAIAME, the creator god. Revered as the all-mother of humankind and creator of living things on earth, her role largely parallels that of Baiame. Traditions suggest that during the Dreamtime she planted vegetation as she moved through the primordial world, fashioning creatures from clay and breathing spirit into human beings. Her eldest son is DARAMULUM or Gayandi, regarded as an intermediary between Baiame and humankind....
Spirit name
"Teharonhiawagon"
Mohawk Creator spirit Mohawk
Spirit name
"Tate"
Sioux Creator spirit of the winds, he controls the changing of the seasons and guides the spirits of dead. Sioux
Spirit name
"URU'N AJY TOYO'N (white creator lord)"
ORIGIN Yakut / central Siberia Creator spirit. A creator being said to live in the zenith of the upper world, and also “in the northeast,” superintending the ICCI (masters or owners). He may also personify the Sun. He tends to act for good and horses were sacrificed to him. Generally addressed by a beneficent or white shaman (ajy ayuna).See also ULU'TUYAR ULU TOYO'N....
Spirit name
"Tenanto'mni"
Chukchee / eastern Siberia Creator spirit. An indefinite and remote character living somewhere in the zenith of the sky. He created the world which was then transformed into its present state by the raven-like majordomo KU'URKIL....
Spirit name
"Tenanto'mwan"
Koryak / southeastern Siberia Creator spirit. Identified particularly with the reindeer-hunting Koryak on the Taigonos peninsula. An indefinite and remote character living somewhere in the zenith of the sky. He created the world which was then transformed into its present state by QUIKINNA'QU. Tenanto'mwan is the name always used when addressing the creator in incantations.See also YA'QHICNIN....
Spirit name
"Tenanto'mwan"
Koryak Creator spirit. Koryak
Spirit name
"Ayi'-Uru'n Toyo'n (lord bright creator)"
Yakut / central Siberia Creator spirit. See also URU'N AJY TOYO'N....
Demon name
"Dives aka Divs"
Arab Deevs. demons of Persian mythology. According to the Koran, they are ferocious and gigantic spirits under the sovereignty of Eblis.
Spirit name
"Peri"
Arabia Delicate, gentle, fairy-like beings of Eastern mythology, begotten by fallen spirits. They direct with a wand the pure in mind the way to heaven. These lovely creatures, according to the Koran, are under the sovereignty of Eblis; and Mahomet was sent for their conversion, as well as for that of man.
Spirit name
"Fravasi or Fravartin"
Iran Denotes the spirit of the pre-existence of the believer who watches over him as Protective spirit. Iran
Spirit name
"Paramita"
Buddhist Descriptive name of a philosophical deity. Applied to one of the group of twelve whose spiritual father is RATNASAMBHAVA. Common attributes: banner with a pearl, and a lotus....
Spirit name
"Yeth-Hounds"
Britain Dogs without heads, said to be the spirits of unbaptised children, which ramble among the woods at night, making wailing noises. Devonshire, Britain
Spirit name
"Jogah"
Iroquois Dwarf nature spirits Iroquois
Spirit name
"Danhyang Desa"
Java Each village has a Danhyang Desa which is a spirit who lives in a large tree near to or in the village. All blessings emanate from him. Any disasters occurring to the village are seen as a sign that he has been neglected.
Spirit name
"Boraspati ni Tano"
Batak earth spirit Batak
Spirit name
"Nu'tenut Chukchee"
East earth spirit who is the owner of the world Siberia(East)