|The Female Who Invites, Shinto earth mother who was given the task of creating the world. Japan
|Benevolent goddess of the earth who can alter the physical structure of magma and stone, Terrakinesis. Slavic
|A ladder seen by the patriarch Jacob in a vision. It was set on the earth, and reached to heaven, and angels seemed to be ascending and descending on it. Genesis
|A god of earthly knowledge and physical might, created by Altjira to ensure that people did not get too arrogant or self-conceited. He is åśśociated with victory and intelligence. Australian aboriginal
|Tirerra del Fuego
|And earth spirits of the fearful type Tirerra del Fuego
|Goddess of the earth and permanence Buddhist / China
|A sort of fairies in Arabian mythology, the offspring of fire. They propagate their species like human beings, and are governed by a race of kings named Suleyman, one of whom built the pyramids. Their chief abode is the mountain Kaf, and they appear to men under the forms of serpents, dogs, cats, monsters, or even human beings, and become invisible at pleasure. The evil jinn are hideously ugly, but the good are exquisitely beautiful. According to fable, they were created from fire two thousand years before Adam was made of earth. The singular of jinn is jinnee.
|At first there was neither earth nor sky, Shuzanghu and his wife Zumiang-Nui lived alone...In due time Zumiang-Nui gave birth to a baby-girl, Subbu-Khai-Thung, who is the earth and to a baby-boy, Jongsuli-Young-Jongbu, who is the sky. India
|Icelandic / Germanic
|An earth goddess mentioned in the Edda by Snorri
"Jormungandar or Midgardsormen"
|earth's monster. The great serpent, brother of Hela and Fenrir and son of Loki, the spirit of evil. It used to lie at the root of the celestial ash till All-Fader cast it into the ocean; it then grew so large that in time it encompåśśed the whole world, and was for ever biting its own tail. Norse
|Jotunheimer. The Utgaard; the home of the giants in the outermost parts of the earth. Norse
|Creator goddess and Mother of earth. New Guinea
|A lecherous spirit who surprises women by burrowing beneath the sand. He was alive, and wandered the earth with his father, Njirana, during the Dreamtime. Jumu, Australian aboriginal
|Finnish / Mari / Ugart
|God of the sky, whose name is also åśśociated with spirits of earth, water, wind, and the home. Finnish / Mari / Ugart
|Africa / Egypt
|Juok of the Shilluks. Juok molded all men of earth while he wandered the earth creating the rest of the world. White men were created from white sand which Juok found in the land of the white. Red or brown men were created out of the mud of the Nile in Egypt. Black men were created from black earth found in the land of the Shilluck. According to this creation story, man was given all necessary parts to function. Each part had a reason for being. For example, Juok gave man arms in order for man to work. Africa
|A giant demon that causes earthquakes and makes mountains disappear Mayan
|Mayan / Mesoamerican / Mexico
|earthquake god. The so-called destroyer of mountains usually coupled with the god ZIPAKNA who builds mountains....
|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