|Supreme god name
"Yu Huang Shang Ti"
|Taoist / Chinese
|Supreme god. He achieved paramount prominence during the Sung Dynasty and the Jade Emperor is his earthly, mortal incarnation. As a deity he is remote and out of touch with ordinary people. No iconography is applied to him and he has no physical description. He engendered the universe from chaos and is the unifying principle of the cosmos which is perceived to be divided into thirty-six heavens above the earth. Also SHANG TI; Shang Di....
|Taoist / Chinese
|sky god. The title by which the Jade Emperor, the most senior deity in the Taoist pantheon, is commonly known. He emerges as a deity circa AD 1000-1100 during the Sung Dynasty. The Chinese emperor is his earthly and more accessible incarnation.See also Yu HUANG SHANG TT....
|One of the male twins in the Cosmic Egg. He was desperate to reproduce and broke the egg in search of a mate. His search was unsuccessful so he used pieces of the yolk he to create the earth and proceeded to mate with it. Nigeria
|sky god. Known from the writings of Herodotus. According to tradition he lived for some time on earth and then became ruler of the underworld. His makeup may have been influenced by the Osirian cult in Egypt....
|The Indo-Iranian concept for "earth", prototyped as a chemical element in ancient philosophy, and as a minor divinity in Zoroastrianism and later Persian mythology.
|A god of the Yaunde who created the earth. Cameroon and Zaire
|Creator of earth Latvia
|A prodigious çõçk, which stands with its feet on the earth and touches heaven with its head. When its wings are spread it darkens the Sun, and causes a total eclipse. This çõçk crows before the Lord, and delighteth Him. Babylonish Talmud
|Mayan / Mesoamerican / Mexico
|earthquake god. Usually coupled with the god KABRAKAN and identified as a creator of mountains which Kabrakan subsequently destroys....
|Female spirit who is the creator of all earth. Nicaragua
|The pre-existent female whose husband was Shuzanghu. They were the parents of Subbu-Khai-Thung, the earth, and Jongsuli-Young-Jongbu, the sky. The Chammai, Northeastern India