|Mayan / Tzotzil, Mesoamerican / Mexico
|Chthonic god of death. Perceived as a diminutive figure who lives in a cave by day but wanders at night attacking people and eating raw human flesh. He is also considered to inhabit Christian church towers in Mexico and is probably personified by vampire bats....
|God of death Nigeria
|Shinto / Japan
|God of thunder. The most significant of the eight thunder deities which emerged from the corpse of IZANAMI after she was burned to death....
|The first architect and physician known by name in written history. Two thousand years after his death, his status was raised to that of a god. He became the god of Medicine and healing. He was linked to Asclepius by the Greeks. Egypt
|A lunar deity daughter of Kui or Vaitere, who kept an eel in a jar, but it soon grew into the eel-god, Tuna, who tried to rape her. The people of Upolo rescued her and sentenced him to death. At his request, she buried his head in the sand and from it grew the first coconut. Ina is married to Marama, the god of the night. She lives in the sky during the daytime when her husband is not visible. Polynesia
|The supreme being and god of judgment after death created a man and a woman. Under him is Ryangombe. The Wa-Twa, Burundi
|Chthonic god of death Egypt
|Chthonic god of death. Known from the Middle kingdom onward he is one of the minor deities concerned with the judgment of the dead. He became syncretized with ANUBIS....
|Assyrian / Babylon
|A mother goddess, fertility goddess, the goddess of spring, a storm goddess, a warrior goddess and goddess of war, a goddess of the hunt, a goddess of love, goddess of marriage and childbirth, and a goddess of fate. She was also an underworld deity, her twin sister being Ereshkigal, the Goddess of death, but her dominant aspects are as the mother goddess of compåśśion and the goddess of love, sex and war. Assyrian / Babylon
|Goddess of childbirth, death, the earth, fertility, marital devotion, motherhood, healing, home, magic, the moon and the mother goddess Egypt
|Mongo / Nkundo / central Democratic Republic of Congo, Africa
|God of death. He consumes rats as food and is also the god of hunters in the dark jungle Forests. Described in the Epic of Lianja as the first man to die whose spirit reincarnated at the instant of death, into his son LIANJA. He possesses a bell with magical properties, the elefo, by which he predicts where death will strike....
|The god of death and hunters Zaire
"Itonde Mongo/ Nkuando"
|the god of death & hunters
"Izanami-No-Kami (her augustness the one who invites)"
|Shinto / Japan
|Creator goddess. See IZANAGINO-KAMI for full details. Izanami was burned to death by the birth of the fire god HI-NO-KAGUTSUCHI, after which the eight thunders sprang from her corpse. Also Izanami-No-Mikoto....
|Hindu / Vedic / Puranic
|God of death. An epithet of YAMA and occasionally of S IVA. Also the personification of time in the Atbarvaveda....
|Hindu / Puranic
|Minor goddess of death. An auspicious attendant of funerals who is invoked in burial grounds in order to safeguard the påśśage of the dead to the otherworld. She is sometimes referred to as Karala-Bhadra....
|Goddess whose name means messenger of death Buddhist / Mahayana
"Kaladuti (messenger of death)"
|Buddhist / Mahayana
|Goddess. May be accompanied by a horse. Color: red. Attributes: cow head, cup, hammer and trident....