|Fon / Benin, West Africa
|Collective name for gods. The origin of the term voodoo in the Caribbean region....
|A river god of the waters, probably derived from a local Sabine regional cult.
|Goddess of the sea who rose from the depths and halted the ship of king Vilkinus of Norway, proclaiming that she was pregnant with his child. Celtic
"Wadj Wer (the mighty green one)"
|Fertility god. Sometimes depicted in androgynous form, he personifies the Mediterranean Sea or the major lakes of the Nile delta. He is depicted carrying the ankh symbol of life, and a loaf. The figure often appears pregnant and is åśśociated with the richness of the Nile delta waters....
|Oromo / Ethiopia
|Creator god. Largely syncretized with the Christian god, but regularly invoked in the morning....
|Polynesian / Maori
|God of death. Regarded as an errant son of the creator deities, RANGINUI and PAPATUANUKU, Whiro stands as the chief antagonist of TANEMAHUTA, the creator god of light. He is, therefore, the personification of darkness and evil. During the time of creation from chaos, Whiro is said to have fought an epic battle against Tanemahuta in the newly formed heavens. He was vanquished and forced to descend into the underworld where he became ruler over the dead and chief among the lesser underworld deities who are responsible for various forms of disease and sickness. In the temporal world the lizard, a symbol of death, embodies him, and various creatures of the night, including the owl and the bat, are earthly representatives from his kingdom, as are such malignant insect pests as the mosquito. This deity is not to be confused with the legendary human voyager and adventurer of the same name whose traditions have, in the past, often been muddled with those of the god....
|A god of thunder in the So region. He is the twin brother of Gun, and is one of the children of Mawu and Lisa. Dahomey
|A goddess of flowers, fertility, games, dancing and Agriculture, as well as craftsmen, prostitutes and pregnant women. She was originally a moon and love goddess. Aztec
|Aztec / Mesoamerican / Mexico
|Monstrous deity. He performed the role of executioner when the gods sacrificed themselves to create mankind. He then sacrificed himself. In alternative tradition he tried to evade his own fate, but was himself executed by EHECATL-QUETZALCOATL. Also one of a pair of twins in the group clåśśed as the XIUHTECUHTLI complex, regarded as patron of the ball game....
|Hindu / Epic / Puranic
|Mother goddess. One of seven SAKTIS who in later Hinduism became regarded as of evil intent. Also CAMUNDA....
|Yemonja, a mother goddess; patron deity of women, especially pregnant women; and the Ogun river, the waters of which are said to cure infertility. Yoruba
|A legendary social and religious reformer, regarded as the only true god by the Thracian Dacians. According to Herodotus (IV), the Getae, who believed in the immortality of the soul, looked upon death merely as going to Zalmoxis, as they knew the way to become immortals. Greek
|Assyria / Babylon
|Aka Zerbanit, Zerbanitu, Zerpanitum, and Beltis. Goddess of pregnancy and birth, consort of Marduk. Assyria / Babylon
|Goddess of health and healing. She is åśśociated as the spirit of the dead worshipped by the Lusatians, and is also the goddess of regeneration and rebirth. Poland