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List of Gods   : "wind"

NameOriginDescription
God name "Adad" Mesopotamia / Babylonn Son of Anu and the god of wind, storm, flood and Rain. Giver of life in the fields. Mesopotamia / Babylonn
"Aeolos" Greek He was the custodian of the four winds
God name "Aeolos" Greek God of storms and winds. One of the sons of POSEIDON, said to have presented the winds in a leather bag to the hero Odysseus, and to have given the sail to seafarers. According to legend his home was the Aeolian Island [Lipari Island]. In one legend he is married to EOS and is the father of six sons, the various directional winds. The hexagonal Temple of winds, on each side of which is depicted a flying figure of one of the winds, and which is dedicated to Aeolos, still stands at Athens....
God name "Aeolus" Roman God of storms and winds. Derived from the Greek storm god AEOLOS, he is the consort of AURORA and the father of six sons, BOREAS the north wind, CORUS the northwest wind, AQUILO the west wind, NOTUS the southwest wind, Eurus the east wind and ZEPHYRUS the south wind....
God name "Aheramenmthoou" Egypt God of thunder, night, storms, wind, landslides and tidal waves. Egypt
God name "Ahmakiq" Mayan An Agriculture god who protected crops from the wind. Mayan
"Aiolos/ Aelus" Latin / Greek The ruler of the winds
God name "Ambisagrus aka Bussumarus" Britain Originally from Gaul, where his Celtic identity was lost during the Roman takeover where he took all the characteristics of the Roman God Jupiter. weather deity who controlled the Rain, wind, hail and fog. Britain
God name "Amen aka Amoun" Egypt Amun, Amon, Ammon. "Hidden God"; "Great Father." Phallic deity sometimes pictured with the head of a ram and other times pictured as a man with a crown with two tall straight plumes. He rules over reproduction, fertility, generation, wind, air, prophecy, Agriculture. Egypt
God name "Ami Neter" Egypt A singing god who rules over winds and song. Egypt
God name "Amihan" Philippines God of the North wind. Philippines
God name "Ammon/ Amen" Egypt The god of air, wind, Sun, reincarnation, war
"Among the Yoruba" Africa / Nigeria Aja also refer to a "wild wind";. It's believed that if someone is carried away by aja, and then returns,he becomes a powerful "jujuman". The journey supposedly will have a duration of between seven days to three months, and the person so carried is thought to have gone to the land of the dead or heaven (0run).
Angel name "Aniel" Greek An angelic guard who tries to stop the West wind escaping through the gates.
God name "Anila" Hindu / Puranic One of the Vasus, gods of the elements of the cosmos. He is equated with the wind god Vayu, Anila being understood as the name normally used for Vayu when numbered among the Vasus. Hindu / Puranic
Deities name "Anilas" Hindu The forty-nine deities connected with Anila, the wind. Hindu
Goddess name "Anitun Tabu" Philippines Goddess of wind and Rain. Philippines
God name "Aquib" Roman weather god. God of the west winds....
God name "Aquilo" Roman Aka Boreas, a purple-winged god of the north wind, one of the four wind-gods. He was also the god of Winter, who swept down from the cold northern mountains of Thrake, chilling the air with his icy breath. Roman
Goddess name "Ashkit" Egypt Goddess of the winds. Egypt
"Astraeus" Greek A Titan and son of Crius and Eurybia. By Eos he became the father of the winds Zephyrus, Boreas, and Notus, Eosphorus (the morning star), and all the stars of heaven. (Theogony 376) Ovid ( Metamorphoses xiv) calls the winds fratres Astraei, which does not mean that they were brothers of Astraeus, but brothers through Astraeus, their common father.
"Bagba" Africa Fetish with the power of giving or withholding Rain is ascribed to him, and he is lord of the winds, including the Harmattan, the dry, hot wind which blows from the interior. Africa
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 "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
Demon name "Bechard aka Bechaud" Hebrew A demon having power over the winds and the tempests. He makes hail, thunder and Rain. Unk
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....
"Boreas" Greek Bopeas, or Bopas), the North wind, was, according to Hesiod (Theogony 379), a son of Astraeus and Eos, and brother of Hesperus, Zephyrus, and Notus. He dwelt in a cave of mount Haemus in Thrace. Greek
God name "Boreas" Greek / also Roman God of the north wind. He controlled the storm which destroyed the Persian fleet sailing against Athens. Identified with Winter frosts. According to the Theogony (Hesiod), he is the son of EOS and Astraeos and is of Thracian origin: “ . . . when Thracian Boreas huddles the thick clouds.”...
God name "Buadza" Ghana God of the wind. Ghana
God name "Buadza" Gan / district around Accra, Ghana, West Africa God of the wind. Also regarded as a storm god. Also Olila....
God name "Buadza Gan" Ghana A god of the wind
"Bucca" Cornwall A goblin of the wind, supposed by the ancient inhabitants of cornwall to foretell shipwrecks.
God name "Chac" Mayan Gods of lightning, Rain, thunder, wind and fertility. Mayan
God name "Chac/ Chac Mol" Maya A god[s] of lightning, Rain, thunder, wind & fertility
God name "Chaob" Mayan The four wind gods. Mayan
God name "Chaob" Mayan wind[s] god[s] Mayan / Lacandon
God name "Chaob (carrying off)" Mayan / Lacandon, Mesoamerican / Mexico wind god(s). They live in the four cardinal directions and, according to tradition, will bring about the end of the current world with earthquakes and tempests when the last of the Lacandon people dies. They will blow so hard that they blast the monkeys out of the trees. The names of two are identified, Hunaunic in the east and Chikinkuh in the West....
God name "Chi Po" China God of the winds. China
Goddess name "Chup" Chumash Goddess of the wind and Rain Chumash
Goddess name "Coatrischie" Cuba / Taino Goddess of water, winds, and storms. Cuba / Taino
"Corpse Bird" Whales derwyn corph the phantom of a bird that sits on a windowsill and taps on the glass when someone is about to die. Whales
God name "Corus" Roman God of the wind. Roman
God name "Corus" Roman God of wind. Specifically the deity responsible for the northwest winds....
God name "Domfe Kurumba" Africa God of Rain and wind Africa
Ghost name "Dove" Christian In Christian art, symbolises the Holy ghost. In church windows the seven rays proceeding from the dove signify the seven gifts of the Holy ghost. It also symbolises the human soul, and as such is represented coming out of the mouth of saints at death.
"Dragons Guardin Ladies" European The walls of feudal castles ran winding round the building, and the ladies were kept in the securest part. As adventurers had to scale the walls to gain access to the ladies, the authors of romance said they overcame the serpent-like defence, or the dragon that guarded them. Sometimes there were two walls, and then the bold invader overcame two dragons in his attempt to liberate the captive damsel. European
God name "Egata" Basque A God who warns of approaching fire and windstorms. Basque
God name "Ehacatl" Aztec God of education and the wind Aztec
God name "Ehacatl/ Quetzalcoatl" Aztec A god of education & the wind
Deities name "Ehecatl" Aztec / Mesoamerican / Mexico Creator god. The Sun deity representing the second of the five world ages, each of which lasted for 2028 heavenly years, each heavenly year being fifty-two terrestrial years. Assigned to the air or wind and presided over by QUETZALCOATL, to whose complex of deities he belongs. According to tradition, the age ended in a cataclysmic destruction caused by hurricanes. All humanity turned into monkeys. Illustrated by the “Stone of the Four Suns” [Yale Peabody Museum]. Also (4) Ehecatl; Ehecatonatiuh....
Angel name "El El" Semitic One of the angels who guards the north wind. Semitic
God name "Eolus" Roman God of the winds. Roman
Goddess name "Eos" Hellenized Indo - European sky goddess. The spirit of the dawn. She is the daughter of HYPERION and THEA, and the sister of HELIOS (sun) and SELENE (moon). The consort of AEOLOS, the storm god son of POSEIDON, she bore six children who represent the various winds. Hesiod accounts her as the consort of Astraeos. In separate tradition she is the mother of Memnon who was slain at Troy, and her tears are the morning dew. See also AURORA....
Goddess name "Estsanatlehi (woman that changes)" Navaho / USA Fertility goddess. Probably regarded as the most powerful deity in the Navaho pantheon, she has powers of endless self-rejuvenation. According to tradition, she was created from a small turquoise image into which life was infused through a ritual of the great gods and she is the sister of the goddess YOLKAI ESTAN. She is also the consort of the Sun god TSOHANOAI and the mother of the war god NAYENEZGANI. She is said to live in the west and is benevolent in nature, sending the gentle Rains of summer and the warm thawing winds of spring....
God name "Euros" East God of the east winds Roman / Greek
God name "Euros" Greco - Roman God of the east winds. One of the sons of EOS. Particularly known from Sparta and later Romanized as Eurus....
"Eurus" Greek The east wind. Greek
God name "Faro" Bambara / Mali, West Africa River god. Regarded as the deity who brought order to the world at the time of creation. He impregnated himself and gave birth to twins who were the first human beings. He is also the progenitor of fish stocks in the river Niger. His chief adversary is the god of the desert wind, TELIKO. Faro is propitiated annually by a Komo society of men in a ritual of dancing. They use a special mask which is created anew each year. According to legend Faro came to earth after a long period of drought during which most of the living things died. He also gave mankind the gift of speech....
God name "Fei Lien" China A demigod, one of the Counts of the winds. China
God name "Fei Lien/ Fewi Lian/ Feng Bo" China A god of the wind
Goddess name "Feng Pho Pho" China A goddess of the winds
God name "Feng Po" China A sky god of the wind
God name "Feng Po" Chinese sky god. Described as the “Count of the wind,” which he releases from a sack, he has strong links with the sea. He was originally regarded as malevolent and the antagonist of the god Shen Yi. Feng Po may be depicted in human form as an old man with a white beard, or in the guise of a dragon with the head of a bird or a deer. Also Fei Lian; Fei Lien; Feng Bo....
Goddess name "Feng Po Po" China Goddess of the wind and embodies the elements of air and water. China
God name "Fengbo" China Another god of the wind
God name "Flatulus" Discworld The Ephebian God of the winds. His name comes from "flatus", Latin for breaking wind. Discworld
Demon name "Focalor" Christian A Great Duke of Hell who kills men, drowns them, and overthrows warships and has power over wind and sea and hoped to return to heaven after one thousand years, but he was deceived in his hope. Focalor is depicted as a man with the wings of a griffin. Christian demonology
God name "Fornjot" Norse The most ancient giant. He was father of ?ger, or Hler, the god of the ocean; of Loge, flame or fire, and of Kaare, wind. His wife was Ran. These divinities are generally regarded as belonging to an earlier mythology, probably to that of the Fins or Celts. Norse
God name "Fujin" Japan God of winds Japan / Shinto
God name "Fujin" Shinto / Japan God of winds. Depicted carrying a sack on his shoulder which contains the four winds....
"Ga Oh" Iroquois Master of the winds whose house is guarded by a bear. Iroquois
Angel name "Gadiel" Hebrew / Christian A "most holy angel"; who lives in the 5th heaven and guards the gates of the South wind. The Greater Key of Solomon
"Gallicen?" Gallic The nine virgin priestesses of the Gallic oracle. By their charms they could raise the wind and waves, turn themselves into any animal form they liked, cure wounds and diseases, and predict future events.
Demon name "Gonael" Christian One of the numerous guards of the gates of the North wind. Christian demonology
Goddess name "Guabancex" Caribbean Goddess of the winds and Rain Taino / Caribbean
Angel name "Gutrix" Occultism An angel that flies on Thursdays and takes orders from the South wind. Occultism
Deities name "Hanui-o-Rangi (fatber of winds)" Polynesian God of winds and weather. He is the son of the sky god RANGINUI, who fathered him on one of his early consorts, Pokoharua, the sister of TANGAROA, the sea god. All the subsequent descendants of Hanui-o-Rangi are believed to rule over various aspects of the weather. Hanui thus fathered Tawhiri, the god of the northwest wind, whose son was Tiu. They control the fierce storms from the east. The children of Tiu include Hine-I-Tapapauta and Hine-Tu-Whenua, the deities overseeing the more gentle westerly winds. Hine-Tu-Whenua is the mother of Hakona-Tipu and Pua-I-Taha, controlling the southern and southwesterly gales....
Goddess name "Hanuman (with large jaws)" Hindu / Epic / Puranic Monkey god. Hanuman attends RAMA, one of the incarnations of VISINU, and personifies the ideal and faithful servant. He is the son of PAVANA, the god of winds, and is noted for his speed and agility in which context he is often worshiped by young men and athletes. He leads a mythical Forest army of monkeys, and is depicted as a monkey with a long tail. He takes a major role in the Ramayana epic searching for, and rescuing, the goddess SITA who has been captured by the demon Ravana. He may appear trampling on the goddess of Lanka [Sri Lanka]. Worshiped particularly in southern India but more generally in villages. Color: red. Attributes: bow, club, mane, rock and staff. May appear five-headed....
"Hanumat" Hindu The fleet-footed manifestation of wind. Hindu
"Harpyia" Greek That is, "the swift robbers," are, in the Homeric poems, nothing but personified storm winds. Homer mentions only one by name, viz. Podarge, who was married to Zephyrus, and gave birth to the two horses of Achilles, Xanthus and Balius. Greek
God name "Haumia" Maori The god of wild or uncultivated foods. Haumia was a son of Rangi and Papa, and agreed to the forced separation of his parents. Because of this he was subjected to the fury of his brother Tawhirimatea, god of winds and storms, who would have killed him if their mother had not hidden him in her body. Maori
God name "Haya-Ji" Japan God of the winds Japan / Shinto
God name "Haya-Ji" Shinto / Japan God of winds. Particularly the fierce god of whirlwinds and typhoons. In mythology he carried back to heaven the body of AME-WAKA-HIKO (the heavenly young prince) after he had been slain by an arrow from the “heavenly true deer bow.”...
God name "Henkhesesui" East Ram headed, winged, beetle god of the east wind Egypt
God name "Hermes" Greek A god of athletes, sport, gambling, commerce, communications, eloquence, luck, Medicine, oratory, roads, & wind
Deities name "Herne" Celtic / British / or Anglo - Saxon Chthonic underworld god. Known locally from windsor Great Park, Berkshire, England, he equates with the Welsh deities GWYNN AP NUDD and ARAWN and is, according to legend, the leader of the phantom hunt. Depicted with stag-like antlers....
Goddess name "Holde" German The gracious lady, a sky goddess who rode the winds. Snow came from the feathers of her bed. German
Spirit name "Hotoru" Pawnee wind spirit Pawnee
"Hraesvelger [Corpse-swallower]" Norse A giant in an eagle's plumage, who produces the wind. Norse
God name "Huzayui" Egypt serpent headed, winged god of the west wind Egypt
"Hvergelmer" Norse A boiling cauldron in Niflheim, whence issues twelve poisonous springs, which generate ice, snow, wind, and Rain.. The Northern Tartaros. Norse
God name "IS KUR" Mesopotamian / Sumerian / Iraq storm god. The chief Rain and thunder god of herdsmen, Is”kur is described as the brother of the Sun god UTU. In creation mythology Is”kur is given charge over the winds, the so-called “silver lock of the heart of heaven,” by the god ENKI. According to some authors, in prehistoric times he was perceived as a bull or as a lion whose roar is the thunder. He may be depicted as a warrior riding across the skies in a chariot, dispensing Raindrops and hailstones. In one text he is identified as the son of AN and twin brother of Enki. He is to be compared with NINURTA who was primarily a god of farmers. He was also adopted by the Hittites as a storm god....
God name "Ika ere" Polynesian Fish god. The son of Punga and grandson of TANGAROA, the sea and creator god, he is revered in various regions of Polynesia as the progenitor of all life in the sea, especially fish. His brother is Tu-Te-Wanawana, the deity responsible for the well-being of lizards, snakes and other reptiles. When fierce storms arose at the time of creation under the control of TAWHIRIMATEA, the god of winds, mythology records that Tu-Te-Wanawana went inland to escape the devastation while Ikatere took to the safety of the sea. The incident became known as the schism of Tawhirimatea and has resulted in an eternal conflict between TANE(MAHUTA) the Forest god and Tangaroa, the sea god....
God name "Ilma" Finland God of air. Symbolizes element of Air, the element of wind. Finland
God name "Ilmarinen" Finnish A god of good weather & the wind, he is also a protective deity of travelers & for a lark he forged the Sun
God name "Ixpuztec aka Mictlantecuhtl" Aztec broken face, underworld god on their way to whom the dead people's skin would be ripped off by a wind of knives and would eventually live as skeletons. Aztec
"Jack Frost" Discworld Leaves frosty tracings on icy windows. Can draw anything, but happens to really like fern patterns. Mentioned in Hogfather, when the newly created Verruca Gnome convinced him to branch out from ferns, feathers, and paisley. Discworld
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
God name "Kolpia" Phoenicia Lesser God of wind Phoenicia
God name "Kon" Inca The god of Rain and wind that came from the south. He was a son of Inti and Mama Quilla. Inca
God name "Kukulcan" Maya He is the wind god that started life as a god of the Toltec
God name "Kukulcan" Mayan wind god who started life as a god of the Toltec Mayan
Demon name "Lamatsu" Akkadia demon of the South-west wind bringing droughts, famines and locusts. Akkadia
Deities name "Lei Kung" Taoist / Chinese God of thunder. He heads the deities of the pantheon who are responsible for storm, wind and Rain and is usually accompanied by YU SHIH, the god of Rain. He appears in anthropomorphic form from about the beginning of the Christian era, depicted as a strong, youthful figure holding hammer and chisel. In drama his movements are punctuated by rumblings on strings and drums. Circa AD 1000 he becomes depicted as a bird-like being with a monkey face. The transition was probably influenced by the popularity of the Hindu god GARUDA....
Goddess name "Lipse" Greek wind goddess Greek
"Maipe" Argentina A supreme being associated with the darkness of night, the violent wind of the desert and other dangers. Argentina
Goddess name "Mama Cocha" Inca Goddess Rain, wind and the ocean Inca / Peru
Deities name "Manito" Ojibwa / Canada Creator being. One of a number of very powerful beings all identified by the same title. These deities include the four winds, the thunderbirds, the underwater manitos and the heroic god NANABOZHO. They are the ultimate source of existence and are essential to the continuance of life. It is necessary for mankind to maintain close communication with them....
God name "Master of Winds" Iroquois God of the winds Iroquois
"Momus's Lattice" Greek Momus's Lattice or window. Momus blamed Vulcan because he did not set a window or lattice in the human breast for discerning secret thoughts. Greek
Angel name "Moriel, Ruhiel, Ben Nez and Rujiel" Greek angels of the wind.
Goddess name "Mors" Roman Minor god of death. Mors replaces the Greek THANATOS and, according to legend, is one of the twin sons of NYX, goddess of the night. He lives in part of the remote cave occupied by SOMNUS, god of sleep, beside the river Lethe. Ovid depicts him as a hideous and cadaverous figure dressed in a winding sheet and holding a scythe and hour glass. Known particularly through Lacedaemonian culture where twin statues of Mors and Somnus were placed side by side....
God name "Nahuti Ehecatl" Aztec The god Ehecatl sacrifices all the gods, and then with a powerful wind makes the Sun begin to move. Aztec
God name "Nanabozho" Ojibwa / Canada Heroic god. A god of hunters who directly influences the success or failure which determines whether individuals survive or perish. His brothers are the four winds which exert changes in the seasons and weather. Nanabozho gained control over them to ensure good hunting and fishing for the Ojibwa tribe....
Goddess name "Neoga" Iroquois Goddess of the winds. Iroquois
Goddess name "Ninlil" Sumeria lady of the open field). After her death, she became the goddess of the air, like Enlil. She may be the Goddess of the South wind referred to in the story of Adapa, as her husband Enlil was associated with northerly Winter storms. Sumeria
Deity name "Ninurta" Sumeria The deity in charge of the violent and destructive south wind
God name "Njord" Norse A god of fertility, war, sea and windsþ;
God name "Njord" Norse One of the Vanir and the god of wind, fertile land along the seacoast, as well as seamanship, sailing and fishing. Norse
"Notos" Greek The south wind and bringer of the storms of late summer and autumn. Greek
God name "Notus" Roman God of the southwest wind Roman
God name "Notus" Roman God of the southwest winds. Derived from a Greek model. Also Auster....
God name "Notus/ Auster" Roman A god of the southwest wind
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
God name "Ometeoti (two god)" Aztec / Mesoamerican / Mexico Primordial being. According to some traditions, the dual principle personified in a bisexual force which the Aztecs believed to be the only reality, all else being illusory. Ometeotl rules in the highest (thirteenth) heaven, Omeyocan (place of duality) which rests above Sun, moon, wind and other elements. Ometeotl impregnated itself to engender the four TEZCATLIPOCAS (aspects of the Sun). Another female aspect, COATLICUE, gave birth to the national Aztec god HUITZILOPOCHTLI. No formal cult existed for Ometeotl, but he was considered to be present in every aspect of ritual.See also TONACATECUHTLI and TONACACIHUATL....
"Orgoglio" Italy Means "Arrogant Pride," or The Man of Sin. A hideous giant as tall as three men; he was son of earth and wind. Italy
Angel name "Ouestucati" Nazorean A female angel who brings the sea wind. Early Nazorean
Goddess name "Oya" Yoruba A warrior goddess of fire, Rainstorms, justice & the wind
Goddess name "Oya-Yansan" Yoruba Goddess of the Niger River. She is seen in aspects of warrior-goddess of wind, lightning, fertility, fire and magic. She creates hurricanes and tornadoes and guards the underworld. Yoruba
Goddess name "Pagoda" Slavic 'Giver of Favorable winds', a weather and Agriculture goddess. Cattle and sheep are sacrificed to her. Slavic
God name "Paka'a" Hawaii God of the wind and the inventor of the sail. Hawaii
God name "Pavana" Hindu God of the winds, said to be the father of Hanumat or Hanuman, the monkey king who becomes Rama's helper in the Ramayana. Hindu
God name "Pavana (purifier)" Hindu God of the winds. His consort is Anjana. Also VAYU....
"Purusa" Hindu Cosmic Man The great I Am and the self which pervades the universe. His mind is the moon, his eyes are the Sun, and his breath is the wind. Hindu
God name "Qebui" Egypt Four headed, winged, ram headed god of the north wind Egypt
"Qedem" Hebrew The personification of the east wind. Hebrew
Goddess name "Quabso" Tanzania wind-rider, a goddess of the weather, health, fertility and Rain. Tanzania
God name "Quetzalcoatl" Toltec God of the air and presided over commerce, fertility, wind and of wisdom. Toltec
God name "Raja Angin" Malaysian The wind-God. Malaysian
God name "Raka" Polynesia God of the winds. Polynesia
Goddess name "Raka (trouble) (2)" Polynesian / Hervey Islands God of winds. The fifth child of VARI-MA-TE-TAKERE, the primordial mother. His home is Moana-Irakau (deep ocean). He received as a gift from his mother a great basket containing the winds, which became his children, each allotted a hole in the edge of the horizon through which to blow. The mother goddess also gave him knowledge of many useful things which he passes on to mankind....
God name "Ryujin" Shinto / Japan dragon god. A deity controlling thunder and Rain and probably the most significant of the group of weather gods known as the RAIJIN. He is of Chinese origin and more Buddhist than Shinto. He does not appear in the sacred Shinto texts Kojiki or Nibongi, but enjoys shrines in many Shinto sanctuaries and is worshiped by farmers, particularly in times of drought. He lives in the sea, lakes and large ponds from which he ascends in mists and winds. He generates dark Rain clouds which then burst. His main festival takes place in June....
God name "Shei Nuig" Chinese God of Agriculture. Known as the Divine farmer. According to tradition, during his lifetime he invented the plough and taught basic Agriculture and the use of herbs. In a more destructive aspect, he is also the god of the hot winds. He is depicted with the head of an ox and is regarded by some authors as a successor to NU KUA. Also Shen Nong....
Deities name "Shiia-Tsu-Niko" Shinto / Japan God of winds. The most senior of his group of wind deities, he disperses the morning mists and brings soft rustling breezes. His consort is Shina-Tsu-Hime and the couple are extensively worshiped by farmers and seafarers. They were allegedly responsible for bringing about a miracle in the thirteenth century AD when they kept at bay, with off-shore winds, the army of Gengis Khan. They are honored in the main IseJingu temple of Shintoism but their chief sanctuary is at Tatta, a small town in Yamamoto. Also Shina-Tobe-No-Mikoto....
God name "Shina-Tsu-Hiko" Japan God of the wind. Japan
God name "Shina-Tsu-Hiko/ Shina Tsu Hime" Japan A god of the wind
Hero name "Shingebis" Indian A diver who dared the North wind to single combat. The Indian Boreas rated him for staying in his dominions after he had routed away the flowers, and driven off the sea-gulls and herons. Shingebis laughed at him, and the North wind went at night and tried to blow down his hut and put out his fire. As he could not do this, he defied the diver to come forth and wrestle with him. Shingebis obeyed the summons, and sent the blusterer howling to his home. American Indian
God name "Shui Fang" China God of the wind and water. China
Goddess name "Shutu" Babylon Goddess of the south winds. Babylon
God name "Skeiron" Greek God of the Northwest wind. Greek
Spirit name "Stribog" Slavic The god and spirit of the winds, sky and air. The ancestor of the winds of the eight directions. Slavic
God name "Stribog" Slav God of winds. Mentioned in the Chronicle of Nestor, and the euphemism “Stribog's grandchildren” refers to the winds....
God name "Sun Hou-Shi" Chinese Monkey god. He emerged from a cosmic egg conceived out of emptiness and engendered by the wind; he provides various arts and skills to mankind. According to tradition he discovered the elixir of immortality in a fruit which he consumed. Also Sun Wu-Kong....
Spirit name "Takuskanskan" Dakota wind spirit and a trickster. Dakota
God name "Tamats Palike Tamoyeke (our eldest brother walking everywhere)," Huichol Indian / Mesoamerican / Mexico God of wind and air. The messenger of the gods, he also put the world into its present form and shape....
God name "Tamats Palike Tamoyeke Huichol" Mexico Tamats Palike Tamoyeke Huichol, God of the wind and of air who was also a messenger of the gods, for an encore, put world into its present form and shape Mexico
God name "Tana'ao" Polynesian / Marquesas Islands weather and sea god. A local variation on the Polynesian god TANGAROA, known as a god of winds and a tutelary deity of fishermen....
God name "Tana'oa" Marquesas Is God of wind and sea and patron of fishing. Marquesas Is.
Spirit name "Tate" Sioux A creator spirit of the winds, he controls the changing of the seasons & guides the spirits of dead
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 "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....
God name "Tawhirimatea" Maori God of winds. Maori
Deities name "Tawhirimatea" Polynesian / including Maori God of winds. One of the children of the prime parents RANGINUI and PAPATUANUKU. He was uniquely opposed to the separation of his mother and father, sky and earth, at the time of the creation of the cosmos, and in consequence spends his time harassing and troubling mankind. In Maori culture Papatuanuku, like all deities, is represented only by inconspicuous, slightly worked stones or pieces of wood and not by the large totems, which are depictions of ancestors....
God name "Teliko" Bambara / Mali, West Africa God of hot winds. According to tradition the water god FARO challenged him in a primordial struggle and smashed him against a mountain....
God name "Teliko Bambara" Africa God of hot winds Africa(west)
Goddess name "Tempestates" Roman Goddess of storms and wind Roman
God name "Tirawa" Pawnee Indian / USA Creator god. A remote and vaguely defined figure who is present in the elements of wind and storm. lightning is the flashing of his eye. He provides the tribe with all their needs and is invoked by the Pawnee shamans....
God name "Tomor" Albania Creator and wind and god, he is still around Albania
God name "Tomor" Albania God of the winds as well as Creator god, he is still worshipped today Albania
God name "Tomor" Albanian A god of the winds as well as a creator god, he is still worshipped today
God name "Tomor" Illyrian / Albania Creator god. Also a god of the winds. Depicted in human form attended by eagles and still invoked by rural peasants....
Goddess name "Tu-le'tar (Tuule'tar)" Finland A goddess of the winds. The Kalevala. Finland
Demon name "Turi-A-Faumea" Polynesia Turi-A-Faumea's wife Hina-Arau-Riki (or Hina-A-Rauriki) was kidnapped by the octopus-demon Rogo-Tumu-Here. Faumea helped Tangaroa and their sons rescue Hina by withdrawing the opposing winds into the sweat of her armpit and then releasing them to power the heroes' canoes. Polynesia
Angel name "Turmiel" Nazorean An angelic guard who stops the west wind escaping. Early Nazorean
"Tzyphon" Hebrew Tsaphon, the north wind and, because the north was regarded among the ancients as a land of darkness and obscurity, this word came to mean whatever is hid or concealed, hence treasured up or held back. Hebrew
Deities name "Vasu(s) (excellent)" Hindu / Vedic Generic title for a group of gods. Eight deities attendant on the Vedic weather god INDRA, comprising day, dawn, fire, moon, pole star, Sun, water and wind. Generally carrying a rosary and with a SAKTI....
God name "Vata" Hindu / Persian God of the wind and a deity with a violent personality. Hindu / Persian
God name "Vata" Hindu / Vedic / / Persian / Iran God of wind. The name appears in the Rg Veda as a deity of violent personality. According to Asvestan tradition the god of victory, VERETHRAGNA, appeared to Zarathustra in the guise of Vata....
"Vayu" Vedic Personification of the wind. Vedic
Goddess name "Veja Mate" Latvia Goddess of the wind was also responsible for birds and the woodlands. Latvia
Goddess name "Veja Mate" Pre - Christian Latvian Goddess of winds. Also responsible for birds and woodlands....
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
Nymph name "Venilia" Roman A Roman divinity connected with the winds (venti) and the sea. Virgil and Ovid describe her as a nymph, a sister of Amata, and the wife of Faunus, by whom she became the mother of Turnus, Jutuma, and Canens. Aeneid x. Metamorphoses by Ovid xiv.)
God name "Venti" Greek The winds. They appear personified even in the Homeric poems, but at the same time they are conceived as ordinary phenomena of nature. The master and ruler of all the winds is Aeolus, but the other gods also, especially Zeus, exercise a power over them. Greek
God name "Verbti" Pre - Christian Albanian God of fire. He is associated with the north winds. Under Christian influence he becomes identified with the devil....
God name "Verethragna" Persian / Iran God of victories. He is embodied by the wild boar which possesses iron-shod feet to crush opponents and is perceived to be present in the wind....
God name "Verethragna Persia" Iran The god of victory, he is perceived to be present in the wind
"Vindheim" Norse windhome. The place that the sons of Balder and Hoder are to inhabit after Ragnarok. Norse
God name "Vulturus" Roman God of the East wind. Roman
Goddess name "Wakwiyo" Tewa Goddess of the winds. Tewa
God name "Whanin" Korea The creator god whose son, Whanung, was sent to earth accompanied by three celestial helpers of wind, cloud and Rain. Whanung descended from heaven to Mt. Taebaksan and named it the City of God. Korea
Goddess name "Whope" Lakota The daughter of the Sun Wi and the moon, a goddess of peace and the wife of the south wind. Lakota
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....
"Widenostrils" French A huge giant, who subsisted on windmills, and lived in the island of Tohu. When Pantagruel and his fleet reached this island no food could be cooked because Widenostrils had swallowed "every individual pan, skillet, kettle, frying-pan, dripping-pan, boiler, and saucepan in the land," and died from eating a lump of butter. French
God name "Wiidigo" Ojibwa / Canada Ice god. A terrible being formed of ice who symbolizes the starvation of Winter. There are said to be many windigos, but they are always referred to in the singular. Cannibalistic, the windigo appears as an ice skeleton and a human being can be turned into one through possession....
"Wild Huntsman" German The German tradition is that a spectral hunter with dogs frequents the Black Forest to chase the wild animals. The English name is "Herne the Hunter," who was once a keeper in windsor Forest. In Winter time, at midnight, he walks about Herne's Oak, and blasts trees and cattle. He wears horns, and rattles a chain in a "most hideous manner". Another legend is that a certain Jew would not suffer Jesus to drink out of a horse-trough, but pointed to some water in a hoof-print as good enough for "such an enemy of Moses," and that this man is the "Wild Huntsman." Various
"Wintersmith" Discworld The personification of Winter. At his core he is the elemental personification of ice. Originally just a shape in the snow, with two violet eyes, he later formed a "snowman" out of all the elements that make a human body. He creates snowflakes and icebergs, and also the patterns of ice on windows. Discworld
King name "Yang" China Is the brighter element; it is active, light, masculine, upward-seeking and corresponds to the day. Yin is often symbolized by water or earth, while Yang is symbolized by fire, or wind. China
"Yetl" Tlingit The Raven of Tlingit legend, was the symbol of creation, maker of Forests and mountains, rivers and seas. He guided the Sun, the moon, and the stars and controlled the winds and the floods. Yetl gave light to the world.
God name "Yoalli Ehecatli (night wind)" Aztec / Mesoamerican / Mexico Creator god. One of the group classed as the Omeotl complex....