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]

China[edit]

    • Bi Xing, (Yu Shi,[4] Master of Rain)
    • Chi Chongzi, God of Rain
    • Sometimes, the Dragon Kings were also responsible for rain
    • Twenty Four Wind Herding & Rain Summoning Guardians
      • Deng Zhong
      • Sim Huan
      • Chang Jie
      • Tao Rong
      • Pang Hong
      • Liu Fu
      • Gou Zhang
      • Bi Huan
      • Qin Wan
      • Zhao Jiang
      • Dong Quan
      • Yuan Jue
      • Bo Li
      • Wang Bian
      • Yao Bin
      • Shao
      • Sun Liang
      • Ji Li
      • Yu Qing
      • Li De
      • Jin Su
      • Huang Geng
      • Han Zhixian
      • Wen Ying

Hawaiian mythology[edit]

    • Lono,[5] 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]

Dinka mythology[edit]

    • Achek, wife of the rain god Deng

Yoruba mythology[edit]

    • Oya, goddess of violent rainstorms

North America[edit]

South America[edit]

Middle Eastern mythology[edit]

Tibetan mythology[edit]

Australian Aboriginal mythology[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. ^ Yang, 243
  5. ^ Thompson, Hunter (1979). The Great Shark Hunt: Strange Tales from a Strange Time, 1st ed., Summit Books, 105-109. ISBN 0-671-40046-0.
  6. ^ Monaghan, Patricia. Encyclopedia of Goddesses and Heroines, page 139