List of rain deities

Aztec god Tlaloc, Millan Primary School in Mexico City

There are many different gods of rain in different religions:

AfricanEdit

African mythologyEdit

AmericanEdit

MesoamericaEdit

North AmericaEdit

South AmericaEdit

AsianEdit

Hindu mythologyEdit

Middle Eastern mythologyEdit

Tibetan mythologyEdit

EuropeanEdit

Greek mythologyEdit

  • Hyades, nymphs that bring rain
  • Zeus, god of rain, thunder, and lightning

Lithuanian mythologyEdit

  • Blizgulis, god of snow

Norse MythologyEdit

  • Freyr, Norse god of rain, sunshine, summer and fertility

Slavic mythologyEdit

  • Dodola, goddess of rain
  • Dudumitsa, Bulgarian goddess of rain

OceanianEdit

Hawaiian mythologyEdit

  • Lono,[6] who was also a fertility god

Australian Aboriginal DreamingEdit

NotesEdit

  1. ^ McVeigh, Malcolm J. (1974). God in Africa: Conceptions of God in African Traditional Religion and Christianity. C. Stark. p. 14. ISBN 9780890070031.
  2. ^ Noticia del Dia (in Spanish)
  3. ^ Miller & Taube 1993, 2003, p.64.
  4. ^ Terraciano, Kevin (2001). The Mixtecs of colonial Oaxaca: Ñudzahui history, sixteenth through eighteenth centuries. Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press. ISBN 0-8047-3756-8. OCLC 45861953.
  5. ^ Monaghan, Patricia (2009). Encyclopedia of Goddesses and Heroines [2 volumes]. ABC-CLIO. p. 139. ISBN 978-0-313-34990-4.
  6. ^ Thompson, Hunter (1979). The Great Shark Hunt: Strange Tales from a Strange Time, 1st ed., Summit Books, 105-109. ISBN 0-671-40046-0.