List of rain deities

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Aztec god Tlaloc, Millan Primary School in Mexico City

There are many different gods of rain in different religions:

Mesoamerica[edit]

Hawaiian mythology[edit]

    • Lono,[4] who was also a fertility god

Hindu mythology[edit]

Lithuanian mythology[edit]

    • Blizgulis, god of snow

Slavic mythology[edit]

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

African mythology[edit]

North America[edit]

South America[edit]

Middle Eastern mythology[edit]

Tibetan mythology[edit]

Australian Aboriginal Dreaming[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Noticia del Dia (in Spanish)
  2. ^ Miller & Taube 1993, 2003, p.64.
  3. ^ 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. 
  4. ^ Thompson, Hunter (1979). The Great Shark Hunt: Strange Tales from a Strange Time, 1st ed., Summit Books, 105-109. ISBN 0-671-40046-0.
  5. ^ McVeigh, Malcolm J. (1974). God in Africa: Conceptions of God in African Traditional Religion and Christianity. C. Stark. p. 14. ISBN 9780890070031. 
  6. ^ Monaghan, Patricia. Encyclopedia of Goddesses and Heroines, page 139