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Gods

Gods




Aegir:
Scandanavian sea god.

Agni:
Hindu fire god. Correspondences: fire opal, red poppy, lion, the wand.

Allah:
Islamic..supreme god of Muslim monotheism.

Amun-Ra:
Egyptian sun god Correspondences: star ruby, turquoise, amethyst, sapphire, olive, shamrock, aloe, unicorn, elephant, musk, cedar, crook, sceptre.

Anubis:
Egyptian God of the Underworld; presiding over embalming, the conducting of the souls to the underworld, and the weighing of their hearts. Correspondences: opal, pearl, jackal, hermaphrodite, fish, dolphin, the mineral mercury.

Apollo:
Greek Sun God, portrayed as a radiant youth; also the god of poetry and the arts often shown carrying a lyre. Correspondences: topaz, yellow diamond, jacinth, acacia, bay, laurel, sunflower, heliotrope, pheonix, lion, centaur, horse, dog, bow and arrow.

Baccus:
Roman god of wine. Greek equivalent, Dionysus.

Bes:
Egyptian protector of women in pregnancy and childbirth.

Bishamon:
Japanese god of war and good luck.

Buddah:
Indian. Founder of Buddhist religion...not a god technically but a source of inspiration.
Correspondences: topaz, yellow diamond, acacia, bay, laurel, vine, pheonix, lion, child.

Cernunnos:
Celtic horned god. God of the witches. God of nature/fertility.

Coyote:
Native American. A trickster figure. His tricks represented the natural phenomena that helped mankind.

Cupid:
Roman god of love. Son of Venus and Mars/Mercury.

Dhagda:
Celtic Father God, depicted with a club and a cauldron of plenty. Strength, wisdom, sexual potency, fertility, abundance, a battle god, and a god of music.

Dionysus:
Greek god of wine, fertility and ecstacy. Roman name Bacchus.

Faunus:
One of Rome's most ancient nature gods. protected woods, fields, and shepherds.

Frey:
Scandanavian god of fertility.

Fudo-Myoo:
Japanese Buddhist god of wisdom.

Fu-shing:
Chinese god of happiness. Symbol is the bat.

Ganesa:
Hindu elephant-headed god of good fortune, wisdom, and literature. Remover of obstacles.
Correspondences: quartz, mandrake, damiana, elephant, jasmine, ginseng.

Hades:
Greek God of the underworld. Holds the souls of the dead. Roman name Pluto.

Helios:
Grek sun god.

Hermes:
Greek God of communication, Magic, Medicine, Merchants, Thieves and Liars. Roman name Mercury. Roman name is Mercury.
Correspondences: opal, fire-opal, agate, vervane, hermaphrodite, jackal, swallow, ibis, ape.

Herne:
British Stag/Horned God, leader of the wild hunt associated with Windsor Great Park.

Horus:
Egyptian Sun God, shown with a falcons head. Son of Isis and Osiris. Had two eyes: the sun and the moon. Struggle between the powers of light and fertility with death and darkness.
Correspondences: ruby, and any red stone, oak, nettle, rue, horse, bear, wolf, sword, spear, scourge, and chain.

Hypnos:
Greek god of sleep.

Indra:
Hindu god of battles and rain. weapon was the thunderbolt.

Janus:
Roman God of Doorways shown with two faces looking in opposite directions.

Jupiter:
Roman supreme god. Mainly a god of all weather.
Correspondences: olive, shamrock, red poppy, unicorn, eagle.

Loki:
Scandanavian trickster god. More malevolent than the Coyote of Native Americans.

Lugh:
Celtic Sun God.

Lucifer:
"Light-bearer" Father of Aradia.

Mani:
Nordic moon god.

Mannanan Mac lir:
Celtic Sea God.

Mars:
Roman War God, Greek Name is Ares, lover of Venus.

Neptune:
Roman sea god. Originally a fresh water god until he was equated with Poseidon, then became god of the seas and oceans.
Correspondences: Beryl, aquamarine, pearl, all water plants, all ocean animals, magic mirror.

Odin:
Nordic All-father. Master of the Runes. Scandanavian god of war, magic, poetry, cunning and the dead. Lived in Valhalla, afterworld for warriors, had two ravens, an eight-legged horse, magic spear and ring.
Correspondences: star ruby, turquoise, opal, hermaphrodite, jackal.

Osiris:
Egyptian god of the afterlife, vegetation, and fertility.

Pan:
Greek God of the Wild Wood; Depicted as a half man-half goat, a satyr. and played a magical flute. God of fertility, mischief, and fun, but can be over-powering.

Poseidon:
Greek Sun God, depicted with trident. Roman name Neptune.

Ra:
Egyptian Sun God.

Shiva:
Hindu. Lord of the dance. God of cosmic rhythm, death and rebirth.

Terminus:
Roman god of property and fixer of boundaries which were marked by stones.

Thoth:
Egyptian god of wisdom and writing.

Thor:
Nordic/Scandinavian God of Thunder and Industry, depicted with a hammer. Husband of Sif.

Vulcan:
Roman god of fire and metalworking. "Jewler of the gods".

Zeus:
Greek King of the Gods; God of the Sky. Roman name Jupiter.


(Excerpts taken from "The Witches' God" by Janet and Stewart Farrar. Phoenix Publishing. 1989. A companion book to "The Witches' Goddess". And "To Ride A Silver Broomstick" by Silver RavenWolf Copyright 1993.)