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List of Gods
NameOriginDescription
K'daai Yakut/ Siberia A fire demon that originated working in wrought iron
K'daai Yakut Siberia A fire demon and the father of smiths and iron workers. Siberia
K'pop'ala E Georgia A protective god
K'uei Hsing Chinese Chinese god of examinations.
KRSNA Hindu Incarnation of Vishnu known as the dark one Hindu/Puranic/Tamil/Epic
KRSNA/ Kannan Hindu/ Puranic/ Epic/ Tamil An incarnation of Vishnu known as the dark one
Ka Egyptian Egyptian name for the vital force of life.
Ka Ahu Pahay Hawaii Goddess of the ocean Hawaii
Ka Ata Killa Peru Goddess of the moon. Had a nice house with a view of Lake Titicaca. Peru
Ka Tyeleo Senufo Ivory Coast Creator god Ivory Coast
Ka'cak Asiatic/ Inuit A sea spirit & of rather unpleasant habits
Ka'cak Asiatic Inuit Sea spirit and of rather unpleasant habits Inuit
Kaaba East A shrine of Mecca, said to have been built by Abraham on the spot where Adam first worshipped after his expulsion from Paradise. In the north-east corner is a stone seven inches long, said to be a ruby sent down from heaven. It is now black, from being kissed so often by sinful man.
Kaang Africa Supreme god Africa
Kaang/ Khu/ Kho/ Thora Bushmen/ Africa The supreme god
Kabandha Hindu The chief demon of the Ramayana. Indra zapped him with a thunderbolt. Hindu
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
Kabeiroi Greek Cabeiri, mystic divinities who occur in various parts of the ancient world.
Kabezya-Mpungu Bantu Kabezya-Mpungu decides to become invisible after creating the world and the first humans who did not yet have a heart. After balancing the rain, sun, moon, and darkness, he leaves. To replace the visible god, he sends the people Mutima ("heart"), the life-giving or divine part of humans. Bantu
Kabibonokka North-American Son of Mudjekeewis, and the Indian Boreas, who dwelt in Wabasso (the North). He paints the autumn leaves scarlet and yellow, sends the snow, binds the rivers in ice, and drives away the seagull, cormorant, and heron. North-American
Kabiri Greek Deities and very mysterious gods with the ancient nations, including the Israelites, and were held in the highest veneration at Thebes, Lemnos, Phrygia, Macedonia, and at Samothrace.
Kabirim Arabic Phoenician name for the Kabiri
Kabirroi Greek bees were of vegetation and deities, commonly thought of as twins & Mail
Kabrakan Mayan A giant demon that causes earthquakes and makes mountains disappear Mayan
Kabta Mesopotamia God of bricks Mesopotamia/Sumeria
Kabunian Philippines Descended from his home in the sky. On earth he married a virtuous maiden named Bangan. She bore him three children. The first was Kabigat, a boy, second was Daungen, a girl. After the birth of the third child, Kabunian had to return to his home in heaven. As a god, he could not continue living indefinitely on earth. Philippines
Kacha Hindu A disciple of Sukra who learnt the mystic power of restoring the dead to life. Hindu
Kachina Pueblo Indians Ancestor spirits and the souls of virtuous dead people. Pueblo Indians
Kadaklan Philippines The supreme being and a sky and thunder god who created the universe. He has a little doggie called Kimat who can throw lightning. Tinguians, Philippines
Kadavul India An ancient Tamil word for God meaning, "He who is both immanent and transcendent." India
Kades Canaan Goddess of fertility usually shown sky clad Canaan
Kadi Assyria Goddess of justice Assyria
Kadlu Inuit Thunder spirit[female] Inuit
Kadru Hindu The mother of a thousand powerful many-headed serpents and many other fierce and venomous serpents. Hindu
Kaei Malaya "in the beginning," the "world was all water and in the firmament above dwelt the great god Kaei. Malaya
Kagaba Uganda Sun goddess, creator and mother of all. Uganda
Kagaya-hime Shinto He wedded the Refulgent-Princess. Shinto
Kagutsuchi Japan God of fire Japan
Kahdir Africa Vegetation god of the got his immortality by drinking from the well of life Africa
Kahdir/ Al Kahdir N Africa A vegetation god of the got his immortality by drinking from the well of life
Kahilan Arabic A tutelary god known only from inscriptions
Kahindo Zaire Goddess of fire Zaire
Kahukura aka Rongo Maori A major god, the god of cultivated food. He separated the primordial parents Rangi and Papa to allow daylight into the world. Tawhirimatea, the god of storms did not consent to this plan and afterwards attacked his brothers with unrelenting fury. Rongo and Haumia, the god of wild food, took refuge in the body of Papa, mother earth, who hid them until the storm passed. Maori
Kai Yum Mayan God of music Mayan
Kai-matutsi N American Kai-matutsi lived on the earth and below. The word associated is with 'earth occupation.' Pomo
Kaiamunu New Guinea Demon who plays a large part in initiation ceremony for boys Papua New Guinea
Kaikara Bunyoro Uganda Harvest goddess Uganda
Kaitabha and Madhu Hindu Kaitabha and Madhu were two horrible demons who, according to Mahabharata and the sprang from the ear of Vishnu while he was asleep. Hindu
Kaka Akkadia Minor god with political pull Babylon/Mesopotamia/Akkadia
Kakaku Japan God of rivers invoked to protect houses against fire Japan/Shinto
Kakia Greek Spirit of vice and sister of Arete ("virtue"). Greek
Kakunupmawa Chumash "the radiance of the child of the winter solstice." The dawn light of each new day is Kakunupmawa's breath expressed as a sigh. Bears, rattlesnakes, deer, mountain lions and ravens were the "pets of Sun. The Chumash, California
Kakupacat Mayan God of war with a shield of fire Mayan
Kala Hindu A name of Yama, the judge of the dead. In the Atharva-Veda Time is addressed as the source and ruler of all things. Hindu
Kalacakra Buddhist Tutelary god who is personally selected Buddhist/Tibet/Mahayana
Kaladuti Buddhist Goddess whose name means messenger of death Buddhist/Mahayana
Kalahari aka Cagn Mantis Africa a creator god of the people of the Kalahari in Africa and in particular Botswana. He is credited with having made all things (he made the moon from an old shoe), and is the god of natural phenomena. Omnipresent, he manifests himself in everything in the world, but especially in the mantis and caterpillar, which seem to be his favored animals. He has one wife, Coti, and, with her, two sons, Cogaz and Gewi. At one time, he lived on earth but he later moved his dwelling to the top of the sky.
Kalaka Hindu A daughter of Daksha, married to Kasyapa, and bore him 60,000 distinguished Danavas, called Paulomas and Kalakanjas, who were powerful, ferocious, and cruel. Hindu
Kalavikarnika Hindu Fever goddess Hindu/Puranic
Kaldas Russia Goddess of cattle Russia
Kaleda Selavonic The god of peace, somewhat similar to the Latin Janus. His feast was celebrated on the 24th of December. Selavonic
Kalevanpoika (son/ man of Kaleva) Finland A giant hero who can cut down forests and mow down huge meadows, identical with Estonian national epic hero Kalevipoeg.
Kali Hindu Goddess of cemeteries, destruction and death who helped dance the universe into existence Hindu/Puranic/India
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
Kali Hindu/ Puranic/ India A goddess of cemeteries, destruction & death that helped dance the universe into existence
Kali India 'The black.' In Vedic days this name was associated with Agni (fire), who has seven flickering tongues of flame for devouring oblations of butter. Of these seven, Kali was the black or terrific tongue. India
Kali Jain Goddess of learning Jain
Kali-matutsi N American Lived in the sky and heavens above. The word is associated with 'sky occupation.' Pomo Indians, California
Kalika Buddhist Goddess common often seen standing upon a corpse Buddhist/Mahayana
Kalisia Pygmy/ Zaire/ Congo A creator god that is the guardian of hunters & the jungle forests
Kalisia Pygmy Congo Creator god who is the guardian of hunters and the jungle forests Congo/Zaire
Kaliya Hindu A serpent king who had five heads, and dwelt in a deep pool of the Yamuna, with numerous attendant serpents. His mouths vomited fire and smoke and he laid waste all the country round. Hindu
Kaliyuga Hindu The last of the four Hindu periods contained in the great Yuga, equal to the Iron Age of classic mythology. It consisted of 432,000 solar-sidereal years, and began 3,102 years before the Christian era. The bull, representing truth and right, has but one foot in this period, because all the world delights in wickedness.
Kalki[n] Hindu/ Vedic/ Puranic/ Epic This god will be the 10th avatar of Visnu that rewards good & punishes people
Kallingenia Greek Rather obscure goddess of birth found only in the ritual texts of Athens Greek
Kalma Finnish A goddess of death
Kalmashapada Hindu A king of the Solar race, son of Sudasa (hence he is called Saudasa), and a descendant of Ikshwaku. Saktri turned him into a man-eating goblin. Hindu
Kalpa India A day and night of Brahma, a period of 4,320,000,000 solar-sidereal years. Some say there are an infinity of Kalpas, others limit the number to thirty. A Great Kalpa is a life of Brahma; the whole duration of time from the creation to the destruction of the world.
Kalpa-Tarou Indian A tree in Indian mythology from which might be gathered whatever a person desired. This tree is "the tree of the imagination."
Kaltes Siberia Goddess of birth Siberia/Vogul
Kaltesh Ugric Siberia Goddess concerned with the birth and destiny of the child Siberia(west)
Kalunga Ndonga Africa Creator of all things Africa(south)
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
Kam,enae/ Camenae Italy Goddesses unbowed of springs & wells with a shrine in Rome where of the of vestal virgins got their water
Kama Hindu The Hindu god of love. His wife is Rati (voluptuousness), and he is represented as riding on sparrow, holding in his hand a bow of flowers and five arrows.
Kama-Gami Japan God of potters Japan/Shinto
Kama-no-kami Shinto This is the Deity of the Furnace held in reverence by all people. Shinto
Kama/ Kama[Deva] Hindu/ Puranic/ Indian A god of love & carnal desire
Kamadhenu Hindu The cow which grants desires, belonging to the sage Vasishtha. She was produced at the churning of the ocean. Hindu
Kamado No Kami Japan God of kitchen stoves Japan/Shinto
Kamak Kamchatka A Swallowing Monster of the Koryak, Kamchatka peninsula.
Kamaksi Dravidian Goddess Dravidian/Tamil
Kamala Hindu Goddess Hindu/Puranic/Epic
Kamenae Italy Goddesses unbowed of springs and wells with a shrine in Rome where of the of vestal virgins got their water Italy
Kamennaia Baba Origin 'The Stone Mothers', the monolithic stone menhirs in southern Russia. These were possibly of Scythian origin and engraved with serpent and animal images, hold a horn, and are flanked by horsemen.
Kami Japan God identifier in Shintoism Japan
Kami-Musubi-No-Kami Japan Third creator being in the primordial a list of deities, this being was born alone in the cosmos and its presence remains hidden from humans Japan/Shinto
Kamini Buddhist Minor goddess Buddhist/Mahayana
Kamo-Wake-Ikazuchi Japan One of the many rain gods Japan/Shinto
Kamos Moab Jordan Chief god who when Hellenized became equated with Ares Jordan
Kamrusepa[s] Hittite Goddess of magic and healing Hittite
Kamrusepa[s]/ Katahziwuri Hittite She is the goddess of magic and healing
Kamrusepas Hittite A god of healing. Hittite
Kamrusepas/ Katahziwuri Hittite She is the goddess of magic and healing
Kamu-iku-musu-bi-no-kami Shinto Daughter of the Divine-Life-Producing-Wondrous-Deity. Shinto
Kamui Japan Sky god Japan
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
Kamui/ Tuntu Ainu/ Japan the sky god
Kamulla Kassite Proper guidance in Kassite
Kan u Uayeyab Maya He is the god who guarded cities.
Kan-xib-yui Mayan He re-created the earth after it was destroyed by the four Bacabs. Mayan
Kana Nazorean The Divine Source. Early Nazorean
Kana d-Zidqa aka Habs'aba. Habshaba Nazorean the Day of the Sun, and his bride Kana d Zidqa (the holy feast food offerings). Heavenly Helpers of earthly Nazoreans during their ascent upward. Habshaba is said to deliver souls out of purgatory on his special day. Early Nazorean
Kana-Yama-Hime-No-Kami Japan Goddess of miners with a very sad birth story Japan/Shinto
Kana-yama-biko-no-kami Shinto The deity of fire. Shinto
Kana-yama-bime-no-kami Shinto The deity of clay. Shinto
Kanaloa Hawaii God of the ocean Hawaii
Kanat-Nit'ufta Nazorean Kanat is the title of a Ruling Goddess in the Nazorean Heavens. Nitufta again means "drop" or formed impregnated seed. Early Nazorean
Kanati Cherokee Kanati "The Lucky Hunter". Sometimes called First Man. He lives with his wife Selu ("Corn") in the east where the sun rises, and their sons, the Twin Thunder Boys, live in the west. Cherokee
Kando Japan The Ainus consider the heavens to be three in number. The first in order is called Shi-nish kando, "the greatest skies;" this is supposed to be the home of the chief of the gods, i.e. the Creator. The second order of heavens is called Nochiu-o kando, "the skies which bear the stars;" the second order of gods is supposed to dwell here. The last or lowest heavens are named range kando or urara kando, i.e. "the hanging skies" or "the fog skies;" the lowest orders of gods and some of the demons, especially the demons of thunder, are supposed to live here. Japan
Kane Hawaii God of fertility and fresh water Hawaii
Kanfi'il Nazorean Kanfiel. A heavenly being. Early Nazorean
Kanfun Nazorean Uthra whose name is in the House of Life. Early Nazorean
Kangalogba Pokot/ Suk / Uganda A primordial female spirit personified in the dragonfly
Kangalogba Pokot Uganda Primordial female spirit personified in the dragonfly Uganda
Kanikanihia Hawaii Goddess of love Hawaii
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.
Kankar Mata Hindu Mother goddess who became a mother of evil intent Hindu/Puranic/Epic
Kannan India Who measured the Universe in three steps. India
Kantatman Hindu/Puranic/Epic God of medicine and good health. Hindu/Puranic/Epic
Kanti Hindu Goddess whose name means desire Hindu/Puranic/Epic
Kao Kuo-Jiu China Immortal being, Tutelary god of actors China/Taoist
Kapali Hindu God, one of the forms of the Rudra Hindu/Puranic/Epic
Kapo Hawaii Goddess of abortions, fertility, childbirth and midwives Hawaii
Kappa Japan These water spirits are strange, their food is blood & cucumbers, they are mischevious but extremely knowing & prove helpful to humans
Kapu mate Latvia Mother of graves, presided over cemeteries and graves. Latvia
Karai-Shin Buddhist God of lightning Buddhist/Japan
Karalkal Ammaiyar Hindu/ S India A local mother goddess
Karalkal Ammaiyar Hindu India Local mother goddess India
Karei De De goddess of Thunder and storm Andaman Is.
Kari Semang Malya Supreme god who lets you know he is mad when it thunders Malya
Karini Buddhist Fear goddess Buddhist/Mahayana
Karkawan-Ziwa Nazorean Being who assists Hauraran and Treasure of Light. Early Nazorean
Karkota Hindu A snake god
Karkotaka Hindu The evil spirit who bit Nala at the request of Indra, transforming Nala into a twisted and ugly shape. Hindu
Karmavasita Buddhist Minor goddess who personifies the discipline of spiritual regeneration Buddhist
Karnmapa Bantu A monster which swallows the population of a village-or, indeed, of the whole country and is subsequently slain by a boy hero. Bantu
Karora Australia A creator god. He was born in a lake and, after fathering many children, he returned there to slumber. Australia
Karta Latvia One of a trinity of fate goddesses that included her sisters Dekla and Laima. All three may have been aspects of Laima. Latvia
Karttikeya Hindu The son of Siva or Rudra, and to have been produced without the intervention of a woman. Siva cast his seed into fire, and it was afterwards received by the Ganges: Karttikeya was the result; hence he is called Agnibhu and Gangaja. Hindu
Karttikeya/ Skanda/ Scanda Hindu/ Puranic/ Epic A god of war & a form of Skanda
Karttiki Hindu Mother goddess Hindu/Puranic/Epic
Karuilers siunes Syria Deities who were taken over by the Hittites in as gods of all oaths Syria
Kasku Hittite God of the moon known from inscriptions Hittite/Hurrian
Kaswa s Mahomet's favourite camel, which fell on its knees in adoration when the prophet delivered the last clause of the Koran to the assembled multitude at Mecca. This is one of the dumb creatures admitted into the Moslem paradise.
Kasyapa Hindu "Having assumed the form of a tortoise, Prajapati created offspring. That which he created he made; hence the word kurma (tortoise). Kasyapa means tortoise; hence men say, 'All creatures are descendants of Kasyapa.' This tortoise is the same as Aditya." Hindu/Puranic/Vedic
Katargama Sri Lanka Tutelary gody Tamil/Sri Lanka
Katavi Ntamwezi Tanzania And in a demonic being who is chief of the water-spirits Tanzania
Katavul India Ultimate creator all who exists in the world and able to judge humanity and to reward or punish India/Tamil/Sri Lanka
Katavul Tamil S India/ Sri Lanka Such a supreme god that he was the ultimate creator all that exists in the world & able to judge humanity & to reward or punish at well
Katayana Hindu Form the goddess Durga or Parvati Hindu/Puranic
Kathar Ugart this god not only built the Palace of Baal, but is responsible for architects, artisans & weapons makers
Kathirat Canaan Wise goddesses Canaan
Katoyalla aka Apu Illapu Inca Katoyalla aka Apu Illapu, a very popular weather god. He was said to keep the Milky Way in a jug and use it to create rain. He appeared as a man in shining clothes, carrying a club and stones. Inca
Katsinas Acoma Children of Iatiku who could bring rain and food Acoma
Kattakju Innuit Goddess of healing. Innuit
Katyayani Hindu Form of the goddess of Durga or Parvati Hindu/Puranic
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
Kauket Egypt Keket. A primordial goddess, one of the eight who represent chaos. She was a snake-headed woman who ruled over the darkness with her husband. Egypt
Kaumauri Hindu Goddess who later became considered a goddess of evil intent Hindu/Puranic/Epic
Kaumudi Hindu Goddess of the light of the moon Hindu
Kausika Hindu A devotee mentioned in the Mahabharata as having gone to a hell of torment for having pointed out to robbers a road by which they pursued and killed some persons who fled from them. Hindu
Kaustubha India A celebrated jewel obtained at the churning of the ocean, and worn by Vishnu or Krishna on his bosom. India
Kautar Canaanite The craftsman god. Canaanite
Kave Finland Ancient god of sky, later the deity of the lunar cycle. Father of Vдinдmцinen. Also Kaleva.
Kavra'nna Chukchee/ E Siberia A sun spirit, female type
Kavra'nna Chukchee East Sun spirit, female type Siberia(East)
Kawa No Kami Japan God of rivers Japan
Kaya Nu Hima Japan Goddess of herbs Japan
Kaza-ge-tsu-wake-no-oshi-wo-no-kami Shinto Son of Youth-of-the-Wind-Breath-the-Great-Male. A deity involved in the Ritual of the General Purification. Shinto
Kazyoba Nyamwezi Tanzania God of the sun-held to be the creator and tutelary deity of the tribe Tanzania
Ke'lets Chukchee/ Siberia The demon of death
Ke'lets Chukchee Siberia Demon of death Siberia
Kebechet Egypt Chthonic snake goddess Egypt
Kebechsenef Egypt Funerary god responsible for at the lower portion of the body Egypt
Keca Aba Russia Goddess of the Sun. Russia
Kederli George The St. George of Mahometan mythology. He slew a monstrous dragon to save a damsel exposed to its fury, and, having drunk of the water of life, rode about the world to aid those warriors who invoked him.
Kefa Egypt Goddess of the Great Bear Egypt
Kehama Hindu A Hindu rajah who obtains and sports with supernatural powers.
Kek Egypt Kuk, Keku, the god of the darkness of chaos, the darkness before time began. Egypt
Kek t Ken Egypt Goddess of love Egypt
Keket Egypt Goddess of darkness associated with the the island of flame Egypt
Kele De Ireland Very old goddess Ireland
Kele De/ Ceile De Irish A very old goddess
Kelpie Scotland a very bad tempered water spirit with only one eye and that likes to kill humans
Kelpie or Kelpy Scottish A spirit of the waters in the form of a horse. Scottish
Kematef Egypt An epitaph for the primeval god Amun
Kemos Moab Jordan Tutelary god Jordan
Kemwer Egypt An epithet of Horus, who was viewed as a hawk. Egypt
Kemwer Egypt A description of the Mnevis bull, a manifestation of the Ka (life-force/power) of the chief god, Atum-Ra. Egypt