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

NameOriginDescription

"Gaqga Crow spirit"
Haudenosaunee Well known for sociability and thievery. Haudenosaunee
Spirit name
"Gauna aka Gauna"
Botswana Gawa, Gawama, was death, the underworld leader of spirits and death. Botswana
Angel name
"Gazardiel"
Enochian The angel you pray to if you want the Sun to rise in the morning. Face the rising Sun in the morning and pray to this angel for spiritual gifts. Enochian
Spirit name
"Genii"
Eastern Genie and genius. Eastern spirits, whether good or bad, who preside over a man or nation.
Angel name
"Genii"
Indian The Persian and Indian genii had a corporeal form, which they could change at pleasure. They were not guardian or attendant spirits, but fallen angels, dwelling in Ginnistan, under the dominion of Eblis. They were naturally hostile to man, though compelled sometimes to serve them as slaves.
Angel name
"Genii"
Roman Were attendant spirits. Everyone had two of these tutelaries from his cradle to his grave. But the Roman genii differ in many respects from the Eastern. The Roman genii were tutelary spirits, very similar to the guardian angels spoken of in the Hebrew Scripture. Roman
Spirit name
"Genius"
Roman God of men. The personification of creativity and strength in mortal males, the counterpart of JUNO. Roman religion also dictated that every place had its guardian spirit, the genius loci....
Spirit name
"Geyaguga"
Cherokee The moon spirit. Cherokee
Spirit name
"Gidim"
Sumerian The spirits of the dead, living in the Netherworld. Sumerian
Spirit name
"Gikuyu"
Kikuyu One of the spiritual ancestors of all the Kikuyu people.
Spirit name
"Gitche Manitou"
Algonquin The Great spirit, the Creator of all things and the Giver of Life. Algonquin
Spirit name
"Gitche/ Manitou"
Algonquin / Lenape The Great spirit, the All Father
Spirit name
"Glauron aka Glaura"
Fnose A beneficent spirit of the air, involked from the North. Fnose
Spirit name
"Glispa"
Navaho spirit who gave the healing chant to the people Navaho
Spirit name
"Goblin or Hobgoblin"
Scandinavia A phantom spirit.
Demon name
"Golab"
Christian A spirit of wrath and sedition and an adversary of the seraphim. Christian demonology
Spirit name
"Gonaqadet"
Tlingit The spirit of the sea. Tlingit
Spirit name
"Guaire"
Ireland Guardian god / spirit of Bruigh. Ireland
Spirit name
"Guaire/ Boinne Guary"
Irish Guardian god / spirit of Bruigh
Angel name
"Guardian-Angel"
Roman An angelic spirit which presides over the destiny of each individual.
Spirit name
"Gumeniki"
Slavic A class of animistic spirits who look after storehouses and grainaries. Slavic
Spirit name
"Gunnodoyak"
A youthful heroic deity who was once mortal Iroquois (North American Indian). He was empowered by the spirit of thunder, Hino, to conquer the Great water Snake, enemy of humankind. The serpent devoured Gunnodoyak but was then slain by Hino, who cut open the snake, recovered the body of Gunnodoyak and returned him to his rightful place in heaven....
Spirit name
"Gytrash"
Britain A malevolent spirit that appears as a large dog or horse, and leads people astray. Britain
Spirit name
"Ha Wen Neyu"
Iroquois The great spirit of the Iroquois.
Spirit name
"Hakui"
Shinto A god who imbued his followers with a vigorous spirit and the will to fight enemies Shinto
Spirit name
"Hamadryades"
Greek / Roman Tree spirits whose existence is restricted to the tree that the guard when it dies they die
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
"Hamendiju"
India The Great sky spirit who watches over the people to see that no harm came to them.
Goddess name
"Hara Ke"
Songhai / Niger, West Africa Goddess of sweet water. Considered to live beneath the waters in tributaries of the river Niger, attended by two dragons, Godi and Goru. The spirits of the dead are believed to live in a Paradise city in the depths of the Niger....
Spirit name
"Hastbaka"
Navaho Oldest male of the spirits Navaho
Spirit name
"Hastebaad"
Navaho Chief of the female spirits Navaho
Spirit name
"Hastehogan"
Navaho Chief male spirit of the house Navaho
Spirit name
"Hastseltsi"
Navaho Male spirit of racing. Navaho
Spirit name
"Hastseoltoi"
Navaho Female spirit of hunting Navaho
Spirit name
"Hastsezini"
Navaho Male spirit of fire Navaho
Spirit name
"Hatdastsisi"
Navaho Benevolent male spirit who helps cure disease Navaho
Spirit name
"Haurvatat"
Zoroastrian One of the spirits, it is associated with life after death. Zoroastrian
Spirit name
"Hawenniyu"
Iroquois Great spirit who gives the gifts of the earth. From a buckskin pouch he takes the sacred Indian tobacco and sprinkling it on the fire for incense makes certain motions of his hands toward the sky. Sometimes he will fan the fire with a turkey wing fan. Iroquois
Spirit name
"Hcoma"
Enochian The spirit of water. Enochian
Spirit name
"Heloha"
Choctaw spirit[female] of thunder Choctaw
Spirit name
"Hemoana"
Tongans In the beginning there was just the sea, and the spirit world. Tangaloa took the sky and Maui the underworld. Hemoana in the form of a sea snake, and Lupe, whose form was a dove, then divided the remainder between them, Hemoana taking the sea and Lupe taking the land. Tongans
Spirit name
"Heng"
Huron spirit of thunder Huron
Spirit name
"Heno"
Iroquois God of the sky and the spirit of thunder. Iroquois
Spirit name
"Heno/ Hinu/ Hino"
Iroquois The sky god & the spirit of thunder
Spirit name
"Herensugue"
Basque Seven-headed snake shaped devil spirit. Basque
Goddess name
"Hi'iaka"
Hawaii The patron goddess of Hawaiii and the hula dancers, and lived in a sacred grove where she spent her days dancing with the Forest spirits.
Spirit name
"Hiisi"
Finnish Group of evil spirit that worked with Lempo and Paha. They were skilled sorcerers and necromancers who enjoyed banging sacred drums and chanting. Finnish
Spirit name
"Hisagitaimisi"
Creek 'The One Who Sits Above'. The Great spirit who manifested himself in bush fires. Creek Indians
Spirit name
"Hokewingla"
Dakota Turtle spirit Dakota
Spirit name
"Hotoru"
Pawnee wind spirit Pawnee
Demon name
"Hsuan-T'ien-Shang-Ti"
China God who removes demons and evil spirits. Invoke for exorcism, matters involving water. China
Spirit name
"Huaca"
Peru Huacas, spirits that either inhabit or actually are physical phenomena such as waterfalls, mountains, or man-made shrines. Peru
Spirit name
"Huaca"
Inca / pre - Columbian South America / Peru, etc spirit being. The apotheosis of a natural object such as a rock or a place of local importance such as a spring. It is uncertain whether the principle is one of animism (when a deity takes on different natural shapes at will) or anImatism (when an object is a supernatural being in its own right)....
Spirit name
"Huanacari"
Inca A guardian spirit
Spirit name
"Huanacauri"
Inca / pre - Columbian South America / Peru, etc Guardian spirit. The apotheosis of a special spindle-shaped stone sited near Cuzco which protected the Inca royal family and also featured strongly in the maturation rites of male Inca adolescents. Also Wanakawri....
Spirit name
"Hubris"
Greek The daughter of Erebus and Nyx and the female spirit of insolence, violence, wantonness, reckless pride, arrogance and outrageous behaviour in general. Greek
Spirit name
"I'lena"
Koryak / Siberia An animistic spirit
Spirit name
"I'lena (rain woman)"
Koryak / Siberia Animistic spirit. The consort of the creator spirit “universe” or TENANTO'MWAN....
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
Spirit name
"Iatiku and Nautsiti"
Acoma Sisters who, when giving life to the snakes and fishes, accidentally created the evil spirit. Acoma. Native American
Spirit name
"Icci"
Siberia The spirit of Mother earth. Siberia
Spirit name
"Icci"
Siberian Animistic spirits. See also URUN AJY TOYON....
Spirit name
"Ifreet or Afreet or Afrit"
Arabian A powerful evil jin or spirit of Arabian mythology.
Spirit name
"Igalilik"
Inuit Hunting spirit who travels through the icy wastes. Inuit
Spirit name
"Igalilik"
Inuit / North American Hunting spirit. He travels the icy wastes with a kitchen strapped to his back which includes a pot big enough to carry a whole seal. It boils as he carries it....
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
"Iguanchi"
Peru The benevolent and friendly chief spirit who directs all the important acts in the life of the Jivaro. Peru
Spirit name
"Ikoro"
Nigeria The spirit of the drums. Igbos. Nigeria
Spirit name
"Ilmatar"
Finland Female spirit of air; the daughter of primeval substance of creative spirit. Mother of Väinämöinen in Kalevala.
Spirit name
"Imberombera"
Australia Travels over the country making everything and leaving spirit children behind her. She sends out her spirit children to different parts of the country telling them to talk different languages. Kakadu, Australia.
Spirit name
"Immat"
Islam Ensures the balance between the shariah or the exoteric aspect of the faith, and its esoteric, spiritual essence. Neither the exoteric nor the esoteric obliterates the other. While the Imam is the path to a believer's inward, spiritual elevation, he is also the authority who makes the shariah relevant according to the needs of time and universe. Islam
Spirit name
"Imo miri"
Nigeria River spirit. Igbos. Nigeria
Demon name
"Imp"
Greek A puny demon or spirit of mischief.
Spirit name
"Ina'hitelan"
Koryak / Siberia A guardian spirit that supervises the skies
Spirit name
"Ina'hitelan"
Koryak / southeastern Siberia Guardian spirit. The father of cloud man YA'HALAN, he is perceived as a supervisor of the skies and reindeer are sacrificed to him....
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....
Spirit name
"Inuat"
Inuit These are the spirit beings that reside with all living creatures & maintain the lamp of life
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
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
"Isa"
Arabic The Muslim Jesus. The Messiah supported by the Holy spirit
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
"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....
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
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
"Jetaita Yamama"
Tirerra del Fuego And earth spirits of the fearful type Tirerra del Fuego
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
"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
Spirit name
"Jormungandar or Midgardsormen"
Norse earth's monster. The great serpent, brother of Hela and Fenrir and son of Loki, the spirit of evil. It used to lie at the root of the celestial ash till All-Fader cast it into the ocean; it then grew so large that in time it encompassed the whole world, and was for ever biting its own tail. Norse
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
"Juma"
Finnish / Mari / Ugart God of the sky, whose name is also associated with spirits of earth, water, wind, and the home. Finnish / Mari / Ugart
Spirit name
"Ka'cak"
Asiatic / Inuit A sea spirit & of rather unpleasant habits
Spirit name
"Ka'cak"
Siberian Inuit / eastern Siberia Sea spirit. A fierce old woman who lives in the ocean depths and owns all the creatures of the sea. She is said to feed off the bodies of drowned fishermen and is the subject of sacrifice.See also ARNAKUA'GSAK....
Spirit name
"Ka'cak Asiatic"
Inuit Sea spirit and of rather unpleasant habits Inuit
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
"Kachina"
Pueblo Indians Ancestor spirits and the souls of virtuous dead people. Pueblo Indians
Spirit name
"Kadlu"
Inuit Thunder spirit[female] Inuit
Spirit name
"Kakia"
Greek spirit of vice and sister of Arete ("virtue"). Greek
Spirit name
"Kali"
Hindu The Kaliyuga, personified as the spirit of evil. In playing dice Kali is the ace and so is a personification of ill luck. Hindu
Spirit name
"Kalyb"
Britain The "Lady of the Woods," who stole St. George from his nurse, brought him up as her own child, and endowed him with gifts. St. George enclosed her in a rock, where she was torn to pieces by spirits. Britain
Goddess name
"Kamui-fuchi"
Ainu Lady Hearth. A Hearth Goddess who is also known as the Supreme Ancestress and the spirit of female reproductivity and the home. Ainu, Japan
Spirit name
"Kangalogba"
Pokot / Suk / Uganda A primordial female spirit personified in the dragonfly
Spirit name
"Kangalogba"
Pokot / Suk / Uganda / western Kenya, East Africa Primordial spirit. The female spirit personified in the dragonfly and also the apotheosis of the sacred river Oubangui. The mother of the creator god TORO....
Spirit name
"Kangalogba Pokot"
Uganda Primordial female spirit personified in the dragonfly Uganda
Spirit name
"Kanipinikassikueu"
Canada The Caribou Master, is a powerful spirit in traditional Innu an Indegenous people of present day Canada and Quebec. In the myth, an Innu man goes to live with the Caribou. He marries one of the does, and becomes transformed himself into caribou form. He becomes the master of the caribou, and the provider of caribou for the Innu people.
Spirit name
"Kappa"
Japan These water spirits are strange, their food is blood & cucumbers, they are mischevious but extremely knowing & prove helpful to humans
Spirit name
"Karkotaka"
Hindu The evil spirit who bit Nala at the request of Indra, transforming Nala into a twisted and ugly shape. Hindu
Goddess name
"Karmavasita"
Buddhist Minor goddess who personifies the discipline of spiritual regeneration Buddhist
Goddess name
"Karmavasita (control of karman)"
Buddhist Minor goddess. One of a group of twelve VASITAS or goddesses personifying the disciplines of spiritual regeneration—karma(n) is an act, rite or deed originating in the hope of future recompense. Color: green. Attribute: a staff....
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
"Kaukas"
Lithuania spirit being, some type of goblin who brings good luck who is also bound to the notion of a dragon guarding treasure Lithuania
Spirit name
"Kavra'nna"
Chukchee / E Siberia A Sun spirit, female type
Spirit name
"Kavra'nna Chukchee"
East Sun spirit, female type Siberia(East)
Spirit name
"Kavra'riria (walking around woman)"
Chukchee / eastern Siberia Sun spirit. The consort of the Sun in Chukchee mythology. Also Ko'rgina (rejoicing woman)....
Spirit name
"Kelpie"
Scotland a very bad tempered water spirit with only one eye and that likes to kill humans
Spirit name
"Kelpie or Kelpy"
Scottish A spirit of the waters in the form of a horse. Scottish
Spirit name
"Keneun"
Iroquois Chief of the Thunderbirds an invisible spirit Iroquois
Spirit name
"Kere'tkun"
Chukchee / eastern Siberia Sea spirit. The chief being in the ocean depths, known to the maritime Chukchee. His consort is Cinei'nen. He owns all the creatures of the sea and is said to wear a cloak of walrus gut and to be extremely fierce. He feeds on the bodies of drowned fishermen and is the subject of sacrifice. Also Peruten....
Spirit name
"Ketchimanet"
Mayan Great spirit Iowa / Fox
Goddess name
"Khasa"
Hindu Minor goddess who controls the spirits of Forests Hindu / Vedic
Goddess name
"Khasa (itch)"
Hindu / Vedic Minor goddess. Daughter of DAKSA, consort of KASYAPA and a deity controlling spirits of Forests....
Spirit name
"Khitka"
Russian Kidnapping spirit; an aspect of the Rusalka. Russian
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
"Khoromozitel/ Domovi/ Dovomik"
Slavic These are domestic spirits, sadly not be sipping kind
Spirit name
"Kiehton"
Algonquin Great spirit and creator. The Algonquin
Spirit name
"Kiki"
Greek The underlying flow of spirit and creativity that are inseperable, embracing the cycles of Life and death and the freedom of honoring the ancient, wild, inner woman. New Age
Spirit name
"Kikimora"
Slavic Female house spirit and counterpart of the Domovoi, to whom she is sometimes wedded. She lives in the cellar or behind the stove. At night she comes out to spin and help with the housework in a well-tended home. She is depicted as an average woman with hair undone, sometimes with chicken feet. Sometimes she might appear, spinning, as a portend to one about to die. Slavic
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
"Kini' je"
Yukaghir / eastern Siberia sky spirit. The being in charge of keeping account of time. Also Ki'njen....
Spirit name
"Kini'je"
Siberia / East sky spirit who is in charge of keeping an accounting of the time. Siberia(East)
Spirit name
"Kini'je/ Ki'njen"
Yukaghir / E Siberia This sky spirit that is in charge of keeping an accounting of the time
Spirit name
"Kinnara"
India Group of spirit beings who it looked like birds with a human heads India
Spirit name
"Kisin"
Mayan The god of death and earthquakes. If a person lied, was a thief, or committed murder or incest, their soul is given to Kisin, who punishes the spirit by alternate burning or freezing. Mayan
Demon name
"Kiskil-lilla"
Sumeria Your spirit is blasphemed and this night demon will get you. Sumeria
Supreme god name
"Kitchki"
Manitou The Great spirit, "The Supreme God", "Father, Creator, universal Big Daddy." I'm sure you get the message. Manitou
Spirit name
"Kneph"
Egypt Was originally the breath of life, his name meaning soul-breath. Indeed, according to Plutarch and Diodorus, kneph was identical with the Greek pneuma. Kneph in this context was a spirit that breathed life into things, giving them form. Egypt Kneph eventually became considered to be the creator god himself, in Elephantine, although his identity was finally assimilated into the more important god Amun.
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.
Spirit name
"Koolukoolwani"
Africa It is agreed among the Zoolus, that their forefathers believed in the existence of an overruling spirit, whom they called Villenangi [Umvelinqangi] (literally the First Appearer), and who soon after created another heavenly being of great power, called Koolukoolwani, [Unkulunkulwana,] who once visited this earth, in order to publish the news (as they express it), as also to separate the sexes and colours among mankind. Duling the period he was below, two messages were sent to him from Villenangi, the first conveyed by a cameleon, announcing that men were not to die; the second, by a lizard, with a contrary decision. The lizard, having outrun the slow-paced cameleon, arrived first, and delivered his message before the latter made his apperance. Amazulu, South Africa
Goddess name
"Kore (tbe girl)"
Greek Youthful goddess of the corn. The more generic name for the goddess PERSEPHONE. Identified as the daughter of DEMETER. She is the spirit of the corn as distinct from her mother who is the giver of the corn. Depicted on coinage as a woman's head adorned with ears of corn. She is integral to the Eleusinian Mysteries in which she is abducted to Hades, resulting in the distress of her mother and the blighting of nature. At Samaria-Sebaste in Syrio-Palestine, Kore was the only deity worshiped, apart from the emperor....
Spirit name
"Kouretes"
Greek Rustic spirits appointed by Rhea to guard the infant god Zeus in a cave on Mount Ida. Greek
Deities name
"Kouretes"
Greek Forest deities. Known from Ephesus and other sites as the spirits of trees and streams, they are also perceived as nymphs who dance in attendance on the baby ZEUS. The term is also applied to a bride or young woman....
Spirit name
"Koyote"
North American Indian Tutelary god. Recognized by several tribes, including the Navaho and Apache. He acts as a cult hero who intercedes with more remote creator spirits and teaches the Indian....
Spirit name
"Ksantiparamita"
Buddhist Philosophical deity. One of the PARAMI TAS. spiritual offspring of RATNASAMBHAVA. Color: yellow. Attributes: jeweled banner and white lotus....
Spirit name
"Kubera"
India A chief of the evil beings or spirits living in the shades: a sort of Pluto. India
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....
Spirit name
"Kuju"
Yukaghir Benevolent sky spirit who supplies with food Yukaghir
Spirit name
"Kuju"
Yukaghir / eastern Siberia sky spirit. A benevolent being who supplies mankind with food. When fish appear in great numbers in the lakes, they are thought to have fallen from the sky....
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
Goddess name
"Kundalini"
Aztec / Mesoamerican / Mexico Mother goddess. The spirit of the earth perceived in human form and responsible for the provision of all food from the soil. The earth is considered to be sacred and should not be owned by any one person, but can be utilized for the benefit of the community as a whole. Kundalini is believed to have been the mother of all other vegetation deities....
Spirit name
"Kupole"
Lithuanian The spirit of springtime vegetation and flowers. The Festival of Kupole was associated with Feast of St. John the Baptist. In this festival, women picked sacral herbs, danced and sang songs. Kupolines is also known as Rasos. Lithuanian
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
"Kutkhu"
Kamchadal / SE Siberia A male and guardian spirit
Spirit name
"Kutkhu"
Kemchadal / southeastern Siberia Guardian spirit. The counterpart of the Koryak QUIKINN.A'QU, he fashioned the created world into its present form and is the majordomo of the creator god. His consort is Ilkxum and his sister is Xutlizic. His children include SI'MSKALIN, TI'ZIL-KUTKHU and SI'DIUKU. In mythology he is depicted as a salacious character. Also Kutq; Kutkinnaqu....
Spirit name
"Kutkhu Kamchadal"
East Male and guardian spirit Siberia(East)
Spirit name
"Kutkinnaku"
Koryak / Siberia This is the spirit that taught mankind to haunt it & catch fish in addition to giving them the fire stick & the shamans drum
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.”...
Spirit name
"Kwoth"
Sudan Is considered to be the spirit in or of the sky. Like all spirits Kwoth is invisible and omnipresent, but he manifests himself in a number of forms. Nuer, eastern Sudan
Spirit name
"Lamia"
Greece She is a vampire type spirit who stole small children and sucked people's blood, currently accepted in modern Greece
Spirit name
"Lamin"
Basque A spirit of human form, generally female, with the feet of an animal. Basque
Spirit name
"Lar Familiaris"
Roman Ancestral spirit. A personal and vaguely defined deity brought into the house from the surrounding land....
Spirit name
"Lars Familiarus"
Roman The spirit of the founder of the house, which never left it, but accompanied his descendants in all their changes. Roman
Spirit name
"Laskowice"
Slavic These are satyr type Forest spirits with a close relationship with the Wolf
Spirit name
"Lau"
Andaman Is spirit beings who are created when an islander dies Andaman Is.
Spirit name
"Lau"
Andaman Islands / Sea of Bengal spirit beings. Generally invisible but perceived in human form and living in the jungles and the sea. When an Andaman islander dies he or she becomes a lau....
Demon name
"Lempo"
Finland Originally a fertility spirit, became synonymous with demon in the Christian era.
Spirit name
"Lemures"
Greek Spectres or spirits of the dead, which were believed by the Romans to return to the upper world and injure the living. Some writers describe Lemures as the common name for all the spirits of the dead and divide all Lemures into two classes; viz. the souls of those who have been good men are said to become Lares, while those of the wicked become Larvae. Greek
Spirit name
"Lemures/ Larve"
Roman These are evil spirits of the dead with two festivals one on nine November & 1 on 13 May
Spirit name
"Liberalitas"
Roman Minor god. spirit of generosity, employed as a propaganda vehicle by the emperors. Worshiped particularly from the second century BC....
Spirit name
"Lietna'irgin"
Chukchee / E Siberia The spirit of the dawn
Spirit name
"Lietna'irgin (genuine dawn)"
Chukchee / eastern Siberia spirit of the dawn. One of four beings concerned with the dawn in different directions.See also TNE'SGAN, MRATNA'IRGIN and NA'- CHITNA'IRGIN....
Spirit name
"Lietna'irgin Chukchee"
East spirit of the dawn Siberia(East)
Spirit name
"Llew Llaw Gyffes"
Welsh His mother would not name him; cursed him never to marry; and that he could only be killed a certain, secret way. The Celts equated the name with a spirit essence and true being. Llew turned into an eagle and flew away. Welsh
Spirit name
"Llorna"
Spain this female spirit Lehrer's people to their, normally, drowning in bogs, swamps, etc.
Spirit name
"Lo'cin-coro'mo"
Yukaghir / southeastern Siberia Hearth spirit. The guardian of the household who migrates with the family. Also Lo'cil, Yegi'le....
Spirit name
"Lo'cin-coro'mo/ Lo'cil/ Yegl'ie"
Yukaghir / Siberia A hearth spirit
Spirit name
"Lo'cin-po'gii"
Yukaghir / southeastern Siberia Fire spirit. One of the “owners,” the apotheosis of fire....
Spirit name
"Loa"
Africa spirit beings who were imported by Africa slaves Haiti / Puerto Rico
Spirit name
"Loa"
Puerto Rico / Haiti spirit beings. The gods of the voodoo cult who were originally imported by slaves from West Africa. An amount of Christian influence is present in their makeup....
Spirit name
"Logos"
Greek Primordial spirit of reason Greek
Deities name
"Logos"
Greek Primordial spirit of reason. A concept pro moted by the Stoics, who perceived Logos as the mind of JUPITER, but more generally recognized as the Divine essence from which all deities arise. Philo of Alexandria apportioned human charac teristics to Logos. The Gnostic Christian, Valenti nus, identified Logos as the word coming from the mind of the father. The Christian father Clement of Alexandria claimed it to be the first principle of the universe, while Origen perceived it as the prin ciple embodied in the flesh by Jesus Christ....
Spirit name
"Luonnotar"
Finland spirit of nature, feminine creator.
Spirit name
"Lur"
Basques Lurbira. earth mother of the Sun and of the moon. One of the main spirits of the beliefs and mythical traditions of the Basques.
Spirit name
"Ma Kiela"
Bakongo / Democratic Republic of Congo, central Africa Female spirit being. The deified head of a band of mortal women who died specifically from knife wounds....
Spirit name
"Maheo"
Cheyenne The void dwelling omnipotent Great spirit and creator who created the water, light and air. With the help of Coot he made land by placing mud on the back of Grandmother Turtle, who then became the earth. Cheyenne Indians
Spirit name
"Maho Peneta"
Dakota The Great spirit of the Mandan. North Dakota
Spirit name
"Maho Peneta Mandan"
N American Great spirit USA
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....
Goddess name
"Maju"
Basque God who is the consort of the mother goddess and a Divine spirit Basque
Deities name
"Mami Wata"
Africa A pantheon of ancient water spirits or deities of the African diaspora.
Spirit name
"Mana uDmuta"
s Mana and his Likeness, or Likeness of spirit. Relates to the Mother of Life, coutnerpart of the Living spirit in Mani's system. Early Nazorean
Spirit name
"Manabozho aka Nanabush"
Ojibwa Manabozo, a spirit trickster figure and culture hero. He was the son of a human mother and Bangishimog, a spirit father. Nanabozho most often appears in the shape of a rabbit and is characterized as a trickster. He was sent to earth by Gitchi Manitou to teach the Ojibwe, and one of his first tasks was to name all the plants and animals. Ojibwa
Spirit name
"Manda dHiia"
s Manda-d-Hiya, the son of Nis'ibtun. Manda d Hiia means Gnosis of Life, or Temple of the Living Ones. A Savior spirit sometimes identified with Hibil. Looks out for humanity. Younger brother of Hibil-Ziwa. Sometimes Mani's Living spirit, but often Yeshu and Miryai. Identified with Yeshu when he was baptized by John. Manda dHiia and Mahzian appear to have originally been titles for the Living spirit, but ones attached to Yeshu later on. Early Nazorean
Spirit name
"Manes"
Greek I.e. "the good ones" [mana], is the general name by which the Romans designated the souls of the departed but as it is a natural tendency to consider the souls of departed friends as blessed spirits, the name of Lares is frequently used as synonymous with Manes, and hence also they are called dii Manes, and were worshipped with Divine honours. Greek
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.
Spirit name
"Manito/ Manitou/ Manitu"
Lapiti / Algonquin / Lakota / Ojibiwa & other tribes The Great spirit
Spirit name
"Manitou"
Algonquin Manito, Manitu, in traditional Algonquian First Nations culture, is the Great spirit, the Creator of all things and the Giver of Life. "Manitou" is an Algonquin word for "spirit", and "Gitche Manitou" means "Great spirit".
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
"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
"Maruts"
India This is a group of storm spirits