|Hindu / Epic / Puranic
|Astral god. The personification of the planet Venus and the tutor of the demons. He may, on occasion, be represented as female, owing to the fact that he was once made to swallow his attendant Kaca and then restore him to life. Color: white. Rides in a golden or silver chariot drawn by eight or ten horses. Attributes: Book, prayer wheel, purse, staff, treasure and waterjar....
|A monster in the sea ordered by God "to come up and go into Egypt, with arms ten cubits in length . . . and she went upon the roofs and uncovered the rafting and cut them and stretched forth her arm into the house and removed the lock and the bolt and opened the houses of Egypt and the swarm of animals destroyed the Egyptians" Book of Jasher
|Rert or Rertu, hippopotamus goddess mentioned in the Judgment scene from The Egyptian Book of the Dead called the Eater of the Dead - the Devourer of the Unjustified. Egypt
|Tchehuti or Tehuti. Author of the Book of the Dead was believed by the Egyptians to have been the heart and mind of the Creator, who was in very early times in Egypt called by the natives "Pautti," and by foreigners "Ra." Thoth was also the "tongue" of the Creator, and he at all times voiced the will of the great god, and spoke the words which commanded every being and thing in heaven and in earth to come into existence. His words were almighty and once uttered never remained without effect.
"Tiksnosnisa (hot and sharp)"
|God. Apparently connected with the guardian deities or dikpalas in the northwestern quarter. Color: sky green (possibly meaning overcast). Attributes: Book and sword....
|Primeval chaos, the state preceding the appearance of the universe. Book of Genesis
"Tripura (lady of the three cities)"
|Hindu / Jain
|Mother goddess. In Jainism regarded as one of the ASTAMATARAS. In Hinduism the SAKTI of Tripurantaka, an ugra (terrible) representation of the god SIVA, alternatively a form of the goddess PARVATI. The three cities are the cities of gold, silver and iron, one in heaven, one in the air and one on earth, which Siva destroyed in his form as Tripurantaka. Tripura is depicted attended by vultures. Attributes: Book, hook, noose and rosary....
|Thou Beautiful Power, thou Beautiful Rudder of the Northern heaven, Power of heaven, Opener of the Disk, thou Beautiful Rudder of the Northern heaven From the EgyptianBook of the Dead
"Uru'n Ajy Toyo'n"
|Thou Beautiful Power, thou Beautiful Rudder of the Northern heaven, Power of heaven, Opener of the Disk, thou Beautiful Rudder of the Northern heaven Egyptian Book of the Dead
"Vajragarbha (substance of a thunderbolt)"
|Buddhist / Vajrayana
|God. A BODHISATTVA or buddha-designate. Color: blue. Attributes: blue lotus, Book and staff....
|Goddess. A female bodhisattva or buddha-designate who is the Sakti of Vajrasattva and a form of AKSOBHYA or RATNASAMBHAVA. Color: yellow. Attributes: Book, ear of rice, images of Aksobhya and Ratnasambhava on the crown, parasol, pearl and waterjar with jewels....
|Was the goddess of the hearth, and therefore inseparably connected with the Penates, for Aeneas was believed to have brought the eternal fire of Vesta from Troy, along with the images of the Penates. The praetors, consuls, and dictators, before entering upon their official functions, sacrificed not only to the Penates, but also to Vesta at Lavinium. (The Aeneid by Virgil. Book II)