List of Gods : "deity" - 836 records

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Spirit name
"Jnanaparamita (perfection of knowledge)"
Buddhist Philosophical deity. spiritual offspring of RATNASAMBHAVA. Color: white. Attributes: the tree of wisdom and a jeweled banner....
God name
Navajo Has precedence over all other gods and is the Sun-bearer and he is considered the most important deity and is the father or grandfather of all the other gods. Navajo
Supreme god name
Finland A generic name for a major deity. Originally the name given by the Finns to the sky, the sky-god, and the supreme god. Later taivas and Ukko were used as the names for the sky and the sky-god. The word means god and was later used for the Christian God. The origin of the word is unknown – some possible explanations are derivation from Jomali, the supreme deity of the Permians and origination from the Estonian word jume.
Deity name
Latvia deity of the Fields and fertility. Latvia
God name
Russia Jume. The supreme deity and sky god of the Cheremis. Russia
Planet name
Roman Jupiter is, properly speaking, a derivation of Jove and pater (Latin for father) The name of the god was also adopted as the name of the planet Jupiter, and was the original namesake of the weekday that would come to be known in English as Thursday (the etymological root can be seen in French jeudi, from Jovis Dies). The Indo-European deity who also evolved into the Germanic Tiwaz (after whom Tuesday was named), the Greek Zeus, and Dyaus Pita of the Vedic religion. Jove is a vocative form of the name, evolved from Dyeus. Roman
Deities name
"Kalki(n) (with white horse)"
Hindu / Vedic, Epic / Puranic horse god. Possibly the tenth avatara of VIS'NU. He rewards the good and punishes evil. The counterpart of the Buddhist deity MAITREYA. horses became åśśociated with Divine kingship in ancient India because of their speed of movement. Solar deities were perceived to ride horses across the sky and horse sacrifice became highly significant. Kalki is depicted either anthropomorphically or with the head of a horse and has four arms. He is attended by a white horse. Attributes: arrow, conch, prayer wheel, shield and sword. Also Vis'nuyasas....
God name
Ndonga / northern Namibia, southern Africa Creator god. Said to take the form of a giant man who is always partially hidden by clouds and generally seen only by women intermediaries known as nelagos who go to converse with him in sacred places. He is the father of MUSISI. The god is invoked at times of warfare and illness, but also as a fertility deity and before making a journey....
God name
Shinto / Japan God of potters. Each kiln has a small stone statue of the deity standing upon it to which the potters offer sake and salt before lighting the fire. Also Kamadokami....
Deity name
Shinto This is the deity of the Furnace held in reverence by all people. Shinto
Goddess name
Shinto / Japan Generic name for a deity. The title applied to the gods and goddesses of Shintoism....
Deities name
"Kami-Musubi-No-Kami (divine producing wondrous deity)"
Shinto / Japan Creator being. The third in the list of primordial deities appearing in the Kojiki and Nibongi sacred texts. A remote and vaguely defined deity who was born alone in the cosmos and whose presence remains hidden from mankind. Probably influenced by Chinese religion....
Deity name
Shinto Daughter of the Divine-Life-Producing-Wondrous-Deity. Shinto
Deity name
Shinto The deity of fire. Shinto
Deity name
Shinto The deity of clay. Shinto
God name
Polynesian / Hawaii God of light. A sky god comparable with the more widely known Polynesian deity ATEA. Considered to be part of a primordial trinity with KU (stability) and LONO (sound).See also TANE(MAHUTA)....
Demon name
A violent / heavily armed aspect of SIVA Minor god. Traditionally accompanied in artworks by a skeleton, Kankala takes his place in mythology as the representation of the deity who slew V ISNU'S bodyguard VISVAKSENA. This was prompted by the refusal of Visvaksena to permit Siva an audience with Vis'nu. These illustrations were designed by Saivites as part of a propaganda exercise to demonstrate the superiority of Siva over Vis'nu....
God name
Finland Ancient god of sky, later the deity of the lunar cycle. Father of Väinämöinen. Also Kaleva.
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