Guide to the Gods 1.0
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House god of early Japanese religion.
Mexican god of merchants.
Judaic God of all the earth.
Yaksha and Yakshi
Hinduism: fiendish attendants of Kuvera, the Hindu god of wealth.
Indian chthonic semi-divine beings.
Japanese Buddha of healing.
"Eaglehawk"; a totem ancestor of Australia.
Hindu god of the dead.
Chinese king of the Seventh Hell.
Canaanite sea god.
Chinese prince of the underworld.
Chinese mythical primeval emperor. He is said to have conquered the winds together with Shen Yi.
Chinese 'physician Buddha'.
Mexican Lord of Darkness.
Chinese god of medicine.
Palmyrene solar deity.
Ugaritic moon god. His spouse was Nikkal.
Slavonic god of love.
Old Iranian designation for 'god'. In Zoroastrianism they were the guardians of the celestial bodies.
Sun deity Siberian Yukagir people.
Yoruba river and lake goddess, or goddess of fresh water. Particularly connected with the river Ogun in southwest Nigeria. She was the daughter of the earth goddess Odudua. Her brother and husband was the god Aganju, by whom she was mother of the god of the midday sun, Orunjan. Yemaja is primarily worshipped by Yoruba women and water from the river Ogun is considered a remedy for infertility.
Chinese: foremost of the ten Yama kings or Lords of Death.
See Yen Wang.
Chinese judge of hell. He was equivalent to the Hindu Yama.
Yerah and Nikkal
Canaanite moon-god and goddess.
Aztec god of travelling merchants.
Iranian primeval man and primeval king.
Ying and Yang
Chinese male and female principles.
Norse primeval giant from whose body Odin, Vili and Ve created the world. He was the father of the Frost Giants.
Impersonal world-spirit of the West African Bambara. Yo created two male elements, air and fire, and two female elements, earth and water.
An historical Chinese figure; officially proclaimed a Chinese god of war in 1914.
Celtic river deity.
Iroquois creator of everything good.
Chinese god of ocean winds.
Chinese supreme lord of heaven.
Chinese war god.
"Jade Emperor". Chinese high god of the Sung dynasty.
Mayan god of maize and of agriculture in general.
Chinese "Cloud Youth", god of the clouds.
Chinese god of the sea.
Chinese "Rain Master", god of rain.