La Sirène Vodou
An aspect of Erzuile who represents the sea. She is seen as a mermaid.
God of agriculture.
Goddess of wells and springs.
Summerian god of cattle and sheep.
The goddess of prosperity, purity, happiness and generosity. She has four arms, representing the four spiritual virtues. She sits on a fully-blossomed lotus, a symbol of divine truth. Her palm is always outstretched to bless those in need. She has an aura of divine happiness, mental and spiritual satisfaction and prosperity. She is the wife of Vishnu.
Demon who causes fever and childhood diseases.
Lan Cai-he China
One of the Ba Xian. Depicted as dressed in rags, wearing a belt made of black wood, and wearing a boot on one foot while the other one is bare. In summer he would wear a thick overcoat but dress lightly in winter. His breath is like hot steam.
Deified form of Lao-zi, one of the founders of Taoism.
God of war. Pictured as a naked young man wearing a helmet and carrying a spear.
Guardian spirits of the house and fields. Possibly a remnant of ancestor worship, these spirits were protectors of individual Roman families, who had shrines to their Lares in their homes.
Goddesses who guard the graves of believers. Sometimes pictured with wings. Their symbols are the mirror and the wreath.
Goddess of unlawful gain, the patron of thieves, cheats and frauds.
The most powerful of all the loa and the guardian of the gate between the material world and the world of the loas. He also has great wisdom and knowledge of the past and future. Every ritual begins with a sacrifice to Legba. He is the guardian of the sun and his color is black.
Chinese god of thunder. Depicted as having the beak, wings and claws of an owl, although his body is in the shape of a human. Carries a drum and hammer.
Goddess of thunder. Taught the Chinese the art of breeding silkworms.
A goddess identified with the moon and the goddess Selene, she is the mother of the divine twins, Artemis and Apollo.
Li Tie-guai China
One of the Ba Xian. Depicted as crippled in one leg and using a crutch.
Old Italian god of fertility and nature. He was later believed to be a counterpart of Dionysus.
Fertility goddess and the wife of Liber. Later equated with Proserpina.
God of generousity.
Goddess of freedom.
Goddess of corpses and funerals. Her temple contained all of the necessary impliments for funeral services, which citizens could rent. Later equated with Proserpina.
Goddess of thresholds.
Ling-bao tian-zong China
Ruler of the Second Heaven of Taoist teachings. Guardian of magical writings. He calculates time and regulates the yin and yang.
Fon god of the sun, sky and power.
Liu Bei China
God of basket makers and straw shoe sellers.
An aspect of Legba, he is the master of the hounfort (temple) and loa of medicine and the healing arts.
Goddess of forbidden love, who blesses all illicit love affairs.
Trickster god of the Norse, concerned with thievery, magic and fire. He is actually a giant, but is often considered one of the Aesir due to his blood oath with Odin. He is mischevious and handsome, but is also cruel and bloodthirsty - especially in his connections to the death of Balder. He was chained under a mountain by the other gods and left with the venom of a snake dripping on his face. During Ragnarok, his chains will break and he will lead the giants in their battle with the gods.
The Dragon Kings, gods of funerals and rain.
Goddess of the Moon.
Lu Ban China
God of carpenters.
Lu Dong-bin China
One of the Ba Xian of Taoism. Considered compassion to be the main way of attaining perfection.
God of the morning star and the son of Aurora.
She who brings children into light". Goddess of childbirth. Later equated with Juno.
Called "Lugh of the light hand" he is a sun god and protector of the harvest. Worshipped in midsummer.
Goddess of the moon, later identified with Diana and Hecate. Equivalent to the Greek Selena.
God of the imperial star. Also god of literature.