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List of Gods
NameOriginDescription
God Name: K'daai Yakut/ Siberia A fire demon that originated working in wrought iron
God Name: K'daai Yakut Siberia A fire demon and the father of smiths and iron workers. Siberia
God Name: K'pop'ala E Georgia A protective god
God Name: K'uei Hsing Chinese Chinese god of examinations.
God Name: KRSNA Hindu Incarnation of Vishnu known as the dark one Hindu/Puranic/Tamil/Epic
God Name: KRSNA/ Kannan Hindu/ Puranic/ Epic/ Tamil An incarnation of Vishnu known as the dark one
God Name: Ka Egyptian Egyptian name for the vital force of life.
God Name: Ka Ahu Pahay Hawaii Goddess of the ocean Hawaii
God Name: Ka Ata Killa Peru Goddess of the moon. Had a nice house with a view of Lake Titicaca. Peru
God Name: Ka Tyeleo Senufo Ivory Coast Creator god Ivory Coast
God Name: Ka'cak Asiatic/ Inuit A sea spirit & of rather unpleasant habits
God Name: Ka'cak Asiatic Inuit Sea spirit and of rather unpleasant habits Inuit
God Name: 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.
God Name: Kaang Africa Supreme god Africa
God Name: Kaang/ Khu/ Kho/ Thora Bushmen/ Africa The supreme god
God Name: Kabandha Hindu The chief demon of the Ramayana. Indra zapped him with a thunderbolt. Hindu
God 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
God Name: Kabeiroi Greek Cabeiri, mystic divinities who occur in various parts of the ancient world.
God Name: 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
God Name: 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
God Name: 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.
God Name: Kabirim Arabic Phoenician name for the Kabiri
God Name: Kabirroi Greek bees were of vegetation and deities, commonly thought of as twins & Mail
God Name: Kabrakan Mayan A giant demon that causes earthquakes and makes mountains disappear Mayan
God Name: Kabta Mesopotamia God of bricks Mesopotamia/Sumeria
God Name: 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
God Name: Kacha Hindu A disciple of Sukra who learnt the mystic power of restoring the dead to life. Hindu
God Name: Kachina Pueblo Indians Ancestor spirits and the souls of virtuous dead people. Pueblo Indians
God Name: 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
God Name: Kadavul India An ancient Tamil word for God meaning, "He who is both immanent and transcendent." India
God Name: Kades Canaan Goddess of fertility usually shown sky clad Canaan
God Name: Kadi Assyria Goddess of justice Assyria
God Name: Kadlu Inuit Thunder spirit[female] Inuit
God Name: Kadru Hindu The mother of a thousand powerful many-headed serpents and many other fierce and venomous serpents. Hindu
God Name: Kaei Malaya "in the beginning," the "world was all water and in the firmament above dwelt the great god Kaei. Malaya
God Name: Kagaba Uganda Sun goddess, creator and mother of all. Uganda
God Name: Kagaya-hime Shinto He wedded the Refulgent-Princess. Shinto
God Name: Kagutsuchi Japan God of fire Japan
God Name: Kahdir Africa Vegetation god of the got his immortality by drinking from the well of life Africa
God Name: Kahdir/ Al Kahdir N Africa A vegetation god of the got his immortality by drinking from the well of life
God Name: Kahilan Arabic A tutelary god known only from inscriptions
God Name: Kahindo Zaire Goddess of fire Zaire
God Name: 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
God Name: Kai Yum Mayan God of music Mayan
God Name: Kai-matutsi N American Kai-matutsi lived on the earth and below. The word associated is with 'earth occupation.' Pomo
God Name: Kaiamunu New Guinea Demon who plays a large part in initiation ceremony for boys Papua New Guinea
God Name: Kaikara Bunyoro Uganda Harvest goddess Uganda
God Name: 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
God Name: Kaka Akkadia Minor god with political pull Babylon/Mesopotamia/Akkadia
God Name: Kakaku Japan God of rivers invoked to protect houses against fire Japan/Shinto
God Name: Kakia Greek Spirit of vice and sister of Arete ("virtue"). Greek
God Name: 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
God Name: Kakupacat Mayan God of war with a shield of fire Mayan
God Name: 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
God Name: Kalacakra Buddhist Tutelary god who is personally selected Buddhist/Tibet/Mahayana
God Name: Kaladuti Buddhist Goddess whose name means messenger of death Buddhist/Mahayana
God Name: 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.
God Name: 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
God Name: Kalavikarnika Hindu Fever goddess Hindu/Puranic
God Name: Kaldas Russia Goddess of cattle Russia
God Name: Kaleda Selavonic The god of peace, somewhat similar to the Latin Janus. His feast was celebrated on the 24th of December. Selavonic
God Name: 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.
God Name: Kali Hindu Goddess of cemeteries, destruction and death who helped dance the universe into existence Hindu/Puranic/India
God 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
God Name: Kali Hindu/ Puranic/ India A goddess of cemeteries, destruction & death that helped dance the universe into existence
God Name: 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
God Name: Kali Jain Goddess of learning Jain
God Name: Kali-matutsi N American Lived in the sky and heavens above. The word is associated with 'sky occupation.' Pomo Indians, California
God Name: Kalika Buddhist Goddess common often seen standing upon a corpse Buddhist/Mahayana
God Name: Kalisia Pygmy/ Zaire/ Congo A creator god that is the guardian of hunters & the jungle forests
God Name: Kalisia Pygmy Congo Creator god who is the guardian of hunters and the jungle forests Congo/Zaire
God Name: 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
God Name: 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.
God Name: Kalki[n] Hindu/ Vedic/ Puranic/ Epic This god will be the 10th avatar of Visnu that rewards good & punishes people
God Name: Kallingenia Greek Rather obscure goddess of birth found only in the ritual texts of Athens Greek
God Name: Kalma Finnish A goddess of death
God Name: 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
God Name: 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.
God Name: 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."
God Name: Kaltes Siberia Goddess of birth Siberia/Vogul
God Name: Kaltesh Ugric Siberia Goddess concerned with the birth and destiny of the child Siberia(west)
God Name: Kalunga Ndonga Africa Creator of all things Africa(south)
God 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
God Name: Kam,enae/ Camenae Italy Goddesses unbowed of springs & wells with a shrine in Rome where of the of vestal virgins got their water
God Name: 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.
God Name: Kama-Gami Japan God of potters Japan/Shinto
God Name: Kama-no-kami Shinto This is the Deity of the Furnace held in reverence by all people. Shinto
God Name: Kama/ Kama[Deva] Hindu/ Puranic/ Indian A god of love & carnal desire
God Name: Kamadhenu Hindu The cow which grants desires, belonging to the sage Vasishtha. She was produced at the churning of the ocean. Hindu
God Name: Kamado No Kami Japan God of kitchen stoves Japan/Shinto
God Name: Kamak Kamchatka A Swallowing Monster of the Koryak, Kamchatka peninsula.
God Name: Kamaksi Dravidian Goddess Dravidian/Tamil
God Name: Kamala Hindu Goddess Hindu/Puranic/Epic
God Name: Kamenae Italy Goddesses unbowed of springs and wells with a shrine in Rome where of the of vestal virgins got their water Italy
God Name: 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.
God Name: Kami Japan God identifier in Shintoism Japan
God Name: 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
God Name: Kamini Buddhist Minor goddess Buddhist/Mahayana
God Name: Kamo-Wake-Ikazuchi Japan One of the many rain gods Japan/Shinto
God Name: Kamos Moab Jordan Chief god who when Hellenized became equated with Ares Jordan
God Name: Kamrusepa[s] Hittite Goddess of magic and healing Hittite
God Name: Kamrusepa[s]/ Katahziwuri Hittite She is the goddess of magic and healing
God Name: Kamrusepas Hittite A god of healing. Hittite
God Name: Kamrusepas/ Katahziwuri Hittite She is the goddess of magic and healing
God Name: Kamu-iku-musu-bi-no-kami Shinto Daughter of the Divine-Life-Producing-Wondrous-Deity. Shinto
God Name: Kamui Japan Sky god Japan
God 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
God Name: Kamui/ Tuntu Ainu/ Japan the sky god
God Name: Kamulla Kassite Proper guidance in Kassite
God Name: Kan u Uayeyab Maya He is the god who guarded cities.
God Name: Kan-xib-yui Mayan He re-created the earth after it was destroyed by the four Bacabs. Mayan
God Name: Kana Nazorean The Divine Source. Early Nazorean
God Name: 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
God Name: Kana-Yama-Hime-No-Kami Japan Goddess of miners with a very sad birth story Japan/Shinto
God Name: Kana-yama-biko-no-kami Shinto The deity of fire. Shinto
God Name: Kana-yama-bime-no-kami Shinto The deity of clay. Shinto
God Name: Kanaloa Hawaii God of the ocean Hawaii
God Name: 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
God Name: 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
God Name: 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
God Name: Kane Hawaii God of fertility and fresh water Hawaii
God Name: Kanfi'il Nazorean Kanfiel. A heavenly being. Early Nazorean
God Name: Kanfun Nazorean Uthra whose name is in the House of Life. Early Nazorean
God Name: Kangalogba Pokot/ Suk / Uganda A primordial female spirit personified in the dragonfly
God Name: Kangalogba Pokot Uganda Primordial female spirit personified in the dragonfly Uganda
God Name: Kanikanihia Hawaii Goddess of love Hawaii
God 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.
God Name: Kankar Mata Hindu Mother goddess who became a mother of evil intent Hindu/Puranic/Epic
God Name: Kannan India Who measured the Universe in three steps. India
God Name: Kantatman Hindu/Puranic/Epic God of medicine and good health. Hindu/Puranic/Epic
God Name: Kanti Hindu Goddess whose name means desire Hindu/Puranic/Epic
God Name: Kao Kuo-Jiu China Immortal being, Tutelary god of actors China/Taoist
God Name: Kapali Hindu God, one of the forms of the Rudra Hindu/Puranic/Epic
God Name: Kapo Hawaii Goddess of abortions, fertility, childbirth and midwives Hawaii
God Name: Kappa Japan These water spirits are strange, their food is blood & cucumbers, they are mischevious but extremely knowing & prove helpful to humans
God Name: Kapu mate Latvia Mother of graves, presided over cemeteries and graves. Latvia
God Name: Karai-Shin Buddhist God of lightning Buddhist/Japan
God Name: Karalkal Ammaiyar Hindu/ S India A local mother goddess
God Name: Karalkal Ammaiyar Hindu India Local mother goddess India
God Name: Karei De De goddess of Thunder and storm Andaman Is.
God Name: Kari Semang Malya Supreme god who lets you know he is mad when it thunders Malya
God Name: Karini Buddhist Fear goddess Buddhist/Mahayana
God Name: Karkawan-Ziwa Nazorean Being who assists Hauraran and Treasure of Light. Early Nazorean
God Name: Karkota Hindu A snake god
God Name: Karkotaka Hindu The evil spirit who bit Nala at the request of Indra, transforming Nala into a twisted and ugly shape. Hindu
God Name: Karmavasita Buddhist Minor goddess who personifies the discipline of spiritual regeneration Buddhist
God Name: 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
God Name: Karora Australia A creator god. He was born in a lake and, after fathering many children, he returned there to slumber. Australia
God Name: 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
God Name: 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
God Name: Karttikeya/ Skanda/ Scanda Hindu/ Puranic/ Epic A god of war & a form of Skanda
God Name: Karttiki Hindu Mother goddess Hindu/Puranic/Epic
God Name: Karuilers siunes Syria Deities who were taken over by the Hittites in as gods of all oaths Syria
God Name: Kasku Hittite God of the moon known from inscriptions Hittite/Hurrian
God Name: 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.
God Name: 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
God Name: Katargama Sri Lanka Tutelary gody Tamil/Sri Lanka
God Name: Katavi Ntamwezi Tanzania And in a demonic being who is chief of the water-spirits Tanzania
God Name: Katavul India Ultimate creator all who exists in the world and able to judge humanity and to reward or punish India/Tamil/Sri Lanka
God Name: 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
God Name: Katayana Hindu Form the goddess Durga or Parvati Hindu/Puranic
God Name: Kathar Ugart this god not only built the Palace of Baal, but is responsible for architects, artisans & weapons makers
God Name: Kathirat Canaan Wise goddesses Canaan
God Name: 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
God Name: Katsinas Acoma Children of Iatiku who could bring rain and food Acoma
God Name: Kattakju Innuit Goddess of healing. Innuit
God Name: Katyayani Hindu Form of the goddess of Durga or Parvati Hindu/Puranic
God 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
God Name: 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
God Name: Kaumauri Hindu Goddess who later became considered a goddess of evil intent Hindu/Puranic/Epic
God Name: Kaumudi Hindu Goddess of the light of the moon Hindu
God Name: 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
God Name: Kaustubha India A celebrated jewel obtained at the churning of the ocean, and worn by Vishnu or Krishna on his bosom. India
God Name: Kautar Canaanite The craftsman god. Canaanite
God Name: Kave Finland Ancient god of sky, later the deity of the lunar cycle. Father of Vдinдmцinen. Also Kaleva.
God Name: Kavra'nna Chukchee/ E Siberia A sun spirit, female type
God Name: Kavra'nna Chukchee East Sun spirit, female type Siberia(East)
God Name: Kawa No Kami Japan God of rivers Japan
God Name: Kaya Nu Hima Japan Goddess of herbs Japan
God Name: 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
God Name: Kazyoba Nyamwezi Tanzania God of the sun-held to be the creator and tutelary deity of the tribe Tanzania
God Name: Ke'lets Chukchee/ Siberia The demon of death
God Name: Ke'lets Chukchee Siberia Demon of death Siberia
God Name: Kebechet Egypt Chthonic snake goddess Egypt
God Name: Kebechsenef Egypt Funerary god responsible for at the lower portion of the body Egypt
God Name: Keca Aba Russia Goddess of the Sun. Russia
God Name: 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.
God Name: Kefa Egypt Goddess of the Great Bear Egypt
God Name: Kehama Hindu A Hindu rajah who obtains and sports with supernatural powers.
God Name: Kek Egypt Kuk, Keku, the god of the darkness of chaos, the darkness before time began. Egypt
God Name: Kek t Ken Egypt Goddess of love Egypt
God Name: Keket Egypt Goddess of darkness associated with the the island of flame Egypt
God Name: Kele De Ireland Very old goddess Ireland
God Name: Kele De/ Ceile De Irish A very old goddess
God Name: Kelpie Scotland a very bad tempered water spirit with only one eye and that likes to kill humans
God Name: Kelpie or Kelpy Scottish A spirit of the waters in the form of a horse. Scottish
God Name: Kematef Egypt An epitaph for the primeval god Amun
God Name: Kemos Moab Jordan Tutelary god Jordan
God Name: Kemwer Egypt An epithet of Horus, who was viewed as a hawk. Egypt
God Name: Kemwer Egypt A description of the Mnevis bull, a manifestation of the Ka (life-force/power) of the chief god, Atum-Ra. Egypt