List of fire gods
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This is a list of deities in fire worship.
- 1 African mythology
- 2 Asian mythology
- 3 European mythology
- 4 Middle Eastern mythology
- 5 Native American mythology
- 6 Oceanian mythology
- 7 References
- Ra, fire god of the sun, light, warmth, and growth
- Sekhmet, protective lioness goddess of the sun and fire
- Wadjet, the protective serpent goddess who sends fire to burn her enemies
- Ogun, fire god and patron of blacksmiths, iron, warfare, metal tools
- Oya, goddess of fire, wind, transforms into buffalo, fertility
- Shango, fire god of thunder and fire, considered the storm-god
- Kitchen God, goddess and god of fire who reports any household's actions to heaven
- Zhurong, god of fire and the south
- Agneya, daughter of Agni and guardian of the south-east
- Agni, god of fire, messengers, and purification
- Ilā, goddess of speech and nourishment invoked during the agni-hotra ceremony
- Makara Jyothi, a star revered on a festival
- Mātariśvan, god of fire associated with Agni
- Ney-Anki - goddess of fire.
- Jowangsin, goddess of the hearth fires
- Amaterasu, goddess of the sun
- Kagu-tsuchi, blacksmith god of fire whose birth burned his mother Izanami to death
- Kōjin, god of fire, hearth, and the kitchen
- Fuji, ancient god of fire
- Arshi Tengri, god of fire associated with shamanic rituals
- Odqan, red god of fire who rides on a brown goat
- Yal-un Eke, mother goddess of fire who is Odqan's counterpart
- Turgmam, goddess of fire
- Gugurang, Bicolano god of fire and volcanoes who lives inside Mayon Volcano which erupts whenever he's enraged
- Lalahon, Visayan goddess/diwata of fire, volcanoes and harvest
- Alaz, god of fire
- Od Iyesi, familiar spirits who protect fires
- Ut, Siberian goddess of the hearth
- Vut-Ami, Chuvash goddess of fires.
- Eate, god of fire and storms
- Alpan, Lezghin (Dagestanian) goddess of fire
- Uorsar, Adyghe goddess of the hearth
- Wine Gwasche, Circassian goddess who protects the hearth
- Belenus, bright god of the sun and health who rides his chariot in the sky
- Brigit, Irish goddess of fire, poetry, arts, and crafts
- Grannus, god of fire, health, water springs, and the sun
- Nantosuelta, goddess of fire, nature, fertility, rivers and the earth
- Sethlans, fire god of smithing and crafts
- Kamar, fire goddess who was killed by Amirani
- Hephaestus, god of blacksmiths, crafting, fire, and volcanoes.
- Hestia, goddess of the hearth and its fires.
- Apollo, God of the Sun, Drives the sun chariot across the sky.
- Helios, God and personification of the Sun, (Prior to the god Apollo).
- En, god of fire
- Dimstipatis, protector of the house, housewives, and the hearth against fire outbreaks
- Gabija, protective goddess of the hearth and the household
- Jagaubis, household spirit of fire and the furnace
- Moterų Gabija, goddess of bakeries and bread
- Pelenų Gabija, goddess of fireplaces
- Praurimė, goddess of the sacred fire served by her priestesses, the vaidilutės
- Trotytojas Kibirkščių, deity of sparks and fires
- Glöð, fire jotunn goddess who is the wife of Logi and who rules with him
- Logi, fire jotunn god who personifies fire
- Caca, goddess who was Vulcan's daughter and who might have been worshipped before Vesta
- Cacus, god who was the fire-breathing giant son of Vulcan, and who might have been worshipped in ancient times
- Fornax, goddess of the furnace
- Stata Mater, goddess who stops fires
- Vesta, goddess of the hearth and its fire
- Vulcan, god of crafting and fire
- Dazhbog, the regenerating god of the solar fire who rides in the sky
- Kresnik, golden fire god who became a hero of Slovenia
- Ognyena Maria, fire goddess who assists Perun
- Peklenc, god of fire who rules the underworld and its wealth and who judges and punishes the wicked through earthquakes
- Svarog, the bright god of fire, smithing, and the sun, and is sometimes considered as the creator
- Svarožič, the god of the earthly fire
Middle Eastern mythology
- Ishat, Phoenician fire and drought goddess slain by Anat
- Moloch, Ammonite god who is worshipped with sacrifices of human children
- Shapash, goddess of the sun
- Arinitti, sun goddess of the city of Arinna, and the goddess of hearth fires, temple flames, and chthonic fires in later times.
- Gerra, god of fire in Akkadian and Babylonian records
- Gibil, skilled god of fire and smithing in Sumerian records
- Ishum, god of fire who was the brother of the sun god Shamash, and an attendant of Erra
- Nusku, god of heavenly and earthly fire and light, and patron of the arts
Native American mythology
- Chantico, goddess of the hearth fires and volcanoes
- Coatlicue, mother serpent goddess of snakes and childbirth
- Mixcoatl, hunting god who introduced fire to humanity
- Tonatiuh, god of the sun and ruler of heaven
- Xiuhtecuhtli, god of fire, day, heat, volcanoes, food in famine, the year, turquoise, the Aztec emperors, and the afterlife
- Iansã, goddess of fire and wind
- Tatewari, fire god of shamans
- Huracán, fire god of storms and wind who created and destroyed humanity
- Jacawitz, fire god who was a companion of the sun god Tohil
- Black God, frail stellar fire god who introduced the fire drill to humanity
- Manqu Qhapaq, fire and sun god who founded the Inca civilization and introduced technology to humanity
- Gedi, fire and fertility god who taught humanity to use fire
- Pele, goddess of fire, wind, and volcanoes
- Auahitūroa, god of fire and comets and husband of Mahuika
- Mahuea, goddess of fire
- Mahuika, goddess of fire who was tricked into revealing to her grandson Maui the knowledge of fire
- Ngā Mānawa, five fire gods who are sons of Auahitūroa and Mahuika
- Ti'iti'i, god of fire that brought fire to people of Samoa after a battle with the earthquake god, Mafui'e.
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