Abassi God of the Sky

Abassi God of the Sky In Efik mythology, the Abassi god was the Supreme divinity, the creator god. His wife, Atai, is the mediator between humans and the other gods. African people believe that Atai is the one that convinced Abassi to allow two humans to live on earth. These two humans, a male and […]

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The Greek God of Sleep

The Greek God of Sleep Hypnos was the Greek god of sleep. He was not as worshiped as other gods, but he still played an important role in the Greek legends and stories. Depictions show him as a gentle young man with wings coming out of his temples or from his shoulders. He is the […]

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The Supreme Egyptian God

The Supreme Egyptian God The people of Egypt worshiped a wide array of deities which they considered a form of nature and made sure to never anger. But among them, who was the supreme Egyptian god? Because there has to be one, right? The answer is not necessarily that simple, but let us look at […]

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Mawu Lisa: The Tale of Creation

Mawu Lisa: The Tale of Creation In African mythology, Nana Buluku was the original creator of the universe. In addition to this, she gave birth to twins, which which were to rule the world after Nana Buluku retired. Lisa had all the powers of the day, being a god of war, heat and strength. Due […]

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The Greek God of Knowledge

The Greek Pantheon is full of gods and goddesses, each with their own traits and merits. Today we are here to talk about the Greek god of knowledge. There is still some dispute regarding who it is and why. The answer is not so clear-cut, because gods usually do not have a single trait or […]

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Anhur Egyptian God Facts

Anhur Egyptian God Facts The Anhur Egyptian God was originally worshiped as a war god in the regions of Thinis. People also know his after his Greek name, Onuris. He was the god that defended his father Ra from his enemies. This event gave him the epithet “slayer of enemies”. Certain myths also talk about […]

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Who is Amadioha?

Who is Amadioha? Amadioha is the god of thunder and lighting for the Igbo people in southeastern Nigeria. He is one of the most popular Igbo deities and he goes under many names. In some parts of Ibgoland, people call him Kamalu, Amadiora, Kamanu or Ofufe. His governing planet is the Sun, his color is […]

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Nyame Who Knows Everything

Nyame Who Knows Everything Nyame is the God of the Akan people and his name means “he who knows and sees everything” in the Akan language. He is an omniscient and omnipotent sky god who is portrayed as benevolent, is a bit aloof. He created his own mother, a powerful goddess who goes by the […]

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Nut Egyptian God Symbol

Nut Egyptian God Symbol Nut is the goddess of the sky in the ancient Egyptian religion. She is often depicted as a nude, star-covered woman arching above the earth. Today we will talk about the Nut Egyptian God symbol and its meaning in the Egyptian culture. Nut is one of the oldest deities in all […]

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Sogbo, with Lightning from His Mouth

Sogbo, with Lightning from His Mouth Sogbo is the offspring of Mawu-Lisa, the West African deities of the moon and the sun. Being their offspring, Sogbo was also androgynous just like them. This allowed them to give birth to all of the gods of the thunder pantheon. You can also find them under the name […]

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