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God Name and Meaning

List of Gods : "spirit"   (93 records)

NameOriginDescription
Spirit name
"Tnecei'vune"
Siberia spirit of the dawn, one of four beings who control the dawn of from different directions. Chukchee, Siberia
Spirit name
"Tnecei'vune (dawn walking woman)"
Chukchee / southeastern Siberia spirit of the dawn. The female consort of the dawn.See also TNE'SGAN, MRATNA'IRGIN, LIETNA'IRGIN and NA'CHITNA'IRGIN....
Spirit name
"Toko'yoto"
Koryak Guardian spirit who is one of the owners of the world,specifically the Pacific Ocean Koryak
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
"Toko'yoto (crab)"
Koryak / southeastern Siberia Guardian spirit. In Koryak tradition, one of the “owners” of the world, the master and creator of the Pacific Ocean. His name is that of a large sea crab. In some legends he is the father of MITI, the mother of the Koryak people....
Spirit name
"Tomwo'get"
Koryak Archetypical creator spirit Koryak
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
"Trulli"
Norse Female spirits noted for their kindness to men. Norse
Spirit name
"Tsichtinako"
Acoma Female spirit of the creation myth Acoma
Goddess name
"Tu"
China A chthonic earth goddess & fertility spirit
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....
Spirit name
"Tulku sprul sku"
Tibetan Phantom, disembodied spirit. Tibetan
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
"Ukur"
Babylon underworld spirit of earth and water. Babylon
Spirit name
"Ulu'tuyar Ulu Toyo'n"
Yakut / Cen Siberia A rather evil creator spirit
Spirit name
"Ulutuyer Ulu Toyon"
Siberia Ulu-Toyon. The chief of the 'dark' spirits is Ulutuyer-Ulu-Toyon, 'Onmipotent Lord'. He is always described as living in the western sky, and, in contrast to the inactive Art-Toyon-Aga, he is the personification of action and of the passions. Ulu-Toyon is not always harmful to men, for he gives to them one of his souls, sur, and defends them from the attacks of abassylar. The Yakut, Siberia
Spirit name
"Unkulunkulu"
Zulu The creator god and great ancestral spirit of the Zulu people. Unkulunkulu is believed to have grown on a reed in the mythical swamp of Uhlanga. Zulu
Goddess name
"Upapattivasita (control of fitness)"
Buddhist Minor goddess. One of a group of VASITAS personifying the disciplines of spiritual regeneration. Color: mixed. Attribute: a creeper....
Spirit name
"Upayaparamita (perfecting success against enemies)"
Buddhist Philosophical deity. spiritual offspring of RATNASAMBHAVA. Color: green. Attributes: jeweled staff and staff on yellow lotus....
Goddess name
"Usas"
Hindu / Vedic Goddess of the dawn. The daughter of Dyaus and, according to some texts, the consort of the Sun god SURYA. An auspicious deity, Usas brings the dawn, heralding Surya, and drives away darkness. She is the all-seeing eye of the gods. In the Rg Veda she is depicted as a beautiful young virginal figure who rides in a hundred chariots. She sets all things in motion and can render strength and fame to her devotees. In addition to being perceived as a sky goddess, she is also drawn as a mother goddess in the guise of a cow. Epithets include “mother of the gods” and “mother of cows.” She is invoked to give the boon of longevity, but a more malignant aspect reveals her as a huntress who wastes human life. Usas sometimes enjoys a domestic worship as a guardian hearth goddess who drives away darkness and evil spirits. She disappears, however, from the later traditions of Hinduism....
Spirit name
"Uslo"
Siberia spirit of the mountains, one of the guardians of the natural world Yakut, Siberia
Spirit name
"Uslo"
Yakut / central Siberia spirit of mountains. One of the guardians of the natural world answering to the mountain owner XAYA ICCITA....
Spirit name
"Vajrapani"
Buddhist / mainly Tibet God. An emanation of AKSOBHYA but also sometimes identified with ADIBUDDBA. Generally thought to reflect the second DHYANIBUDDHA or spiritual meditation buddba. Sometimes depicted with a peacock. Alternatively considered to be a counterpart of the Hindu god INDRA. Color: dark blue or white. Attributes: noose, snake and staff. Also AcalaVajrapani; Acarya-Vajrapani....
Goddess name
"Vajratara"
Buddhist / Mahayana Goddess. Considered to be an emanation of all the DHYANIBUDDHAS or spiritual meditation buddbas. Also identified as an emanation of RATNASAMBHAVA or a form of Bhrkuti. She stands upon a lotus. Color: golden. Attributes: arrow, blue lotus, bow, conch, hook, images of the five Dhyanibuddhas on the crown, noose and staff. Three-eyed....
Goddess name
"Vajravarahi"
India Strength-of-the-Sow is the goddess of wisdom through experience who drives away evil spirits such as depression. India
Spirit name
"Vari-Ma-Te-Takere"
Polynesian The primal generator, the female spirit who dwells in darkness at the base of the dark underworld of Avaiki. Polynesian
Goddess name
"Vasita (willpower)"
Hindu Generic title for a group of goddesses. Twelve deities who personify the disciplines which result in spiritual regeneration....
Spirit name
"Ve'ai"
Koryak / S Siberia The feminine vegetation spirit & personification of the grasslands
Spirit name
"Ve'ai (grass woman)"
Koryak / southeastern Siberia vegetation spirit. The personification of the grasslands and their guardian deity. She is perceived as a shaman / ca and is the consort of EME'MQUT....
Spirit name
"Veehaldjas"
Estonian spirit of the water, the weaver of a spring. Estonian
Spirit name
"Veen"
Finnish The water Mother, a spirit believed to rule the waters and their bounty. Finnish
Spirit name
"Vejopatis"
Lithuanian The spirit of wind. He is the father of the winds, usually described as a wrathful, inexorable, evil spirit with a beard, wings and two faces. Lithuanian and Prussian
Spirit name
"Velaute'mtilan"
Koryak / SE Siberia He is a vegetation spirit
Spirit name
"Velaute'mtilan (sedge man)"
Koryak / southeastern Siberia vegetation spirit. The personification of the sedges and therefore guardian of the boggy tundras and their animals....
Spirit name
"Vele"
Lithuanian spirits of dead human beings. Lithuanian
Spirit name
"Veteema"
Estonian The water Mother, a spirit believed to rule the waters and their bounty. Estonian
Spirit name
"Villenangi"
Africa The 'First Appearer'. The supreme spirit, and ancestor god. The Zulu, South Africa
Goddess name
"Vimala (stainless)"
Buddhist / Vajrayana Minor goddess. One of several deified BHUMIS recognized as different spiritual spheres through which a disciple passes. Color: white. Attributes: lotus and staff....
Spirit name
"Viryaparamita"
Buddhist Philosophical deity. spiritual offspring of RATNASAMBHAVA. Color: green. Attributes: blue lotus and jeweled banner....
Spirit name
"Vodyanoy"
Slavic A malevolent water spirit who likes to drown humans. Slavic
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
"Wah-kon-tah"
Osages The Great spirit Divine who, with prayer and supplication, granted guidance and favours. Osages
Spirit name
"Wahhahnah"
Wisconsin The supreme spirit of the Winnebago. Wisconsin
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
"Wakonda"
Sioux The strong spirit and the one who sent the mosquitoes. Sioux
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
"Wamara"
Tanzania The supreme spirit and sovereign ruler of the universe. Tanzania
Spirit name
"Wanka"
Inca / pre - Columbian South America / Peru, etc Guardian spirit. The apotheosis of a tall stone or boulder (HVACA) set upright in the center of a field....
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
"Wawki"
Inca / pre - Columbian South America / Peru, etc Guardian spirit. The apotheosis of a stone or HVACA which each Inca emperor carried with him as a personal tutelary deity. The object was known as a “brother.”...
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
"White Lady"
Ireland White Lady Of Ireland the banshee or domestic spirit of a family.
Spirit name
"White Lady"
Scotland White Lady Of Avenel, a tutelary spirit. Scotland
Goddess name
"Whope"
Sioux / USA Goddess. The daughter of WI, the Sun god, and consort of the south wind. She is credited with giving the Sioux Indian the pipe of peace through which (narcotic) they commune with the great spirit WAKAN TANKA....
Spirit name
"Will-O'-the-Wisp"
Roman A spirit of the bogs, whose delight is to mislead belated travellers.
Spirit name
"Will-o'-the-wisps"
Europe In the mediaeval ages, the will-o'-the-wisps were known as elf lights, for these tiny sprites were supposed to mislead travelers; and popular superstition claimed that the Jack-o'-lanterns were the restless spirits of murderers forced against their will to return to the scene of their crimes. Northern Europe
Spirit name
"Wiradyuri"
Australia The ancestor and patron god of the Kamilaroi, as well as being an important creator spirit or culture hero of the Eora, the Darkinjung, the Wiradjuri, and several other eastern Australian language groups.
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
"Woan-no-mih"
Shawnees A sacred spirit. Shawnees
Spirit name
"Wondjina"
Australia Cloud and Rain spirits. Australian Aboriginal
Spirit name
"Wrath's Hole"
Britain The legend is that Bolster, a gigantic wrath or evil spirit, paid embarrassing attention to St. Agnes, who told him she would listen to his suit when he filled with his blood a small hole which she pointed out to him. The wrath joyfully accepted the terms, but the hole opened into the sea, and the wrath, being utterly exhausted, St. Agnes pushed him over the cliff. cornwall, Britain
Spirit name
"Wu'squus"
Chukchee / eastern Siberia spirit of darkness. The personification of the night and the sibling of NA'CHITNA'IRGIN, the spirit of the left-hand dawn....
Spirit name
"Xaya Iccita"
Yakut / central Siberia mountain spirit. The owner or master of the mountains....
Spirit name
"Xhindi"
Albanian Put scissors and broomsticks under your baby's mattress to keep these invisible spirits away. Albanian
Spirit name
"Xian"
Chinese A spiritually immortal, transcendent and super-human celestial being. Chinese
Supreme god name
"Xucau"
Ossetians The supreme god of the Ossetians, who ruled over all the heavenly spirits.
Spirit name
"Ya'china'ut (moon woman)"
Koryak / southeastern Siberia moon spirit. The personification of the moon....
Spirit name
"Ya'halan (cloud man)"
Koryak / southeastern Siberia Guardian spirit. The son of the supreme being TENANTO'MWAN, his consort is YINE'ANE'UT. In alternative tradi tion he is the son of the supervisor being, INA'HITELAN. He is a protector of young couples, and youths beat a sacred drum invoking the spirit to turn the heart of a girl....
Spirit name
"Ya'halna'ut"
Koryak / southeastern Siberia Guardian spirit. Yajna (sacrifice)...
Spirit name
"Yaksas"
Hindu Tree spirits. Generic title for animistic beings mentioned circa fifth century BC by Panini....
Spirit name
"Yaksha"
Hindu Well-meaning natural spirits, guardians of buried treasure. Hindu
Deities name
"Yamadar Maraja"
Hindu Collective name for the deities and spirits of the underworld. Hindu
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
"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
"Yina'mna'ut (fog woman)"
Yakut / southeastern Siberia spirit of mists and fogs. Her consort is fog man YINA'MTIAN and she is believed to live in a mythical settlement with other spirits....
Spirit name
"Yina'mtian (fog man)"
Yakut / southeastern Siberia spirit of mists and fogs. His consort is fog woman YINA'MNA'UT and he is believed to live in a mythical settlement with other spirits....
Demon name
"Yine'ane'ut"
Koryak / southeastern Siberia Guardian spirit. One of the daughters of Big Raven, QUIKINN.A'QU, regarded as a shamanka engaged in a constant struggle with the underworld demons, the kalau. Her sister is Cana'ina'ut and she is the consort of the earth spirit TANUTA....
Spirit name
"Yobin-Pogil"
Yukaghir / southeastern Siberia Forest spirit. The apotheosis of the woodlands and their guardian deity....
Spirit name
"Yocahu"
Puerto Rico / Haiti Tutelary god. A benevolent deity, the son of the universal mother, and known as the “great spirit.” Believed to live in the Sun. Also Marcoti; JocakuvagueMaorocon....
Spirit name
"Ytsigy"
Siberia The highest benevolent deity of the Gilyak is known as Ytsigy and they call the universe Kurn, and apply the same name to their highest anthropomorphic deity. The 'owner' spirit of the mountain, and the mountain itself, is named Pal, and the sea and its 'owner' they call Tol. Gilyak. Siberia
Spirit name
"Yukasar"
Nazorean Source of Radiance. The name means: "The spirit of success". Son of Ptahil who answered Kusta. Early Nazorean
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
"Yuzataq"
Nazorean Yu-za-tag. An epithet attached to Manda d Hiia. The Holy spirit. Early Nazorean
Spirit name
"Zagan"
s He is a Great king and President, appearing at first in the Form of a Bull with Gryphon's Wings; but after a while he putteth on Human Shape. He maketh Men Witty. He can turn Wine into water, and blood into Wine, also water into Wine. He can turn all Metals into Coin of the Dominion that Metal is of. He can even make Fools wise. He governeth 33 Legions of spirits. The Lesser Key Of Solomon
Spirit name
"Zan-Hazazban"
Nazorean A spirit ruling over a purgatory. Early Nazorean
Spirit name
"Zaoo Gongen"
Japan The spirit of ascetic training. Japan
Spirit name
"Zars"
Egypt White faced spiritual beings which parallels the activities of people, and sometimes interacts with people. Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia
Spirit name
"Zashiki Warashi"
Japan A house spirit whose presence brings prosperity. Japan
Spirit name
"Zepar"
Goetia He is a Great Duke, and appeareth in Red Apparel and Armour, like a Soldier. His office is to cause Women to love Men, and to bring them together in love. He also maketh them barren. He governeth 26 Legions of Inferior spirits. Goetia
Spirit name
"Zipaltonal"
Nicaragua Female spirit who is the creator of all earth. Nicaragua
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
Goddess name
"Zywie"
Poland Goddess of health and healing. She is associated as the spirit of the dead worshipped by the Lusatians, and is also the goddess of regeneration and rebirth. Poland
Spirit name
"gNyan"
Tibetan Tree spirits. Malevolent forces residing in the mountains which can bring sickness or death....