Inari Shrine
An Inari shrine (稲荷神社, Inari Jinja) is a shinto shrine to worship the god Inari. There are many Inari shrines in Japan. The deity is worshiped also in some Buddhist temples.
Inari is a pop...
Dedun
Dedun (or Dedwen) was a Nubian god worshipped during ancient times in that part of Africa and attested as early as 2400 BC. There is much uncertainty about his original nature, especially since he was...
Kumugwe
Kumugwe (also Komokwa or Goomokwey) is a figure in the mythology of Pacific Northwest peoples. Known as "Copper-Maker", he is the god of the undersea world revered by the Kwakwaka'wakw and Nuxalk ind...
Lauma
Latvian: Lauma, Lithuanian: Laumė is a woodland fae, and guardian spirit of orphans in Eastern Baltic mythology. Originally a sky spirit, her compassion for human suffering brought her to earth to sha...
Jengu
A jengu (plural miengu) is a water spirit in the traditional beliefs of the Sawa ethnic groups of Cameroon, particularly the Duala, Bakweri, and related Sawa peoples. Among the Bakweri, the name is li...
Kalfu
Kalfu (also spelled Kalfou or Carrefour; lit. crossroads) is one of the Petwo aspects of the spirit Papa Legba. He is syncretized with Satan.As his name indicates, he also controls the crossroads and ...
Fu Lu Shou
Fu, Lu, and Shou (simplified Chinese: 福禄寿; traditional Chinese: 福祿壽; pinyin: Fú Lù Shòu), or Cai Zi Shou (財子壽), is the concept of Prosperity (Fu), Status (Lu), and Longevity (Shou). This c...
Caerus
In Greek mythology, Caerus or Kaerus (Greek: Καιρός, Kairos) was the personification of opportunity, luck and favorable moments. He was shown with only one lock of hair. His Roman equivalent was Occa...
Ebisu (mythology)
Ebisu (恵比須, 恵比寿, 夷, 戎), also transliterated Yebisu (ゑびす, see historical kana orthography) or called Hiruko (蛭子) or Kotoshiro-nushi-no-kami (事代主神), is the Japanese god of fishermen and ...
Anaisa Pye
Anaisa Pye (alternatively, Anaisa Pie, Anaisa Pie Danto, or Anaisa La Chiquita) is a very popular loa within Dominican Vodou. She is considered the patron saint of love, money, and general happiness ...
San Pascualito
San Pascualito (also known as San Pascualito Muerte and El Rey San Pascual) is a folk saint associated with Saint Paschal Baylon and venerated in Guatemala and the Mexican state of Chiapas. He is call...
Guan Yu
Guan Yu (died 220), courtesy name Yunchang, was a general serving under the warlord Liu Bei in the late Eastern Han dynasty. He played a significant role in the civil war that led to the collapse of t...
Vaiśravaṇa
Vaiśravaṇa (Sanskrit वैश्रवण) or Vessavaṇa (Pāli वेस्सवण, Sinhala වෛශ්‍රවණ) also known as Namtösé in Tibet and Bishamonten in Japan is the name of the chief of the Four Heavenly Kings and, as "chief",...
Laima
Laima is a Baltic goddess of fate. She was associated with childbirth, marriage, and death; she was also the patron of pregnant women. Laima and her functions are similar to the Hindu goddess Lakshmi....
Alad Umug Lama
The Alad Umug Lama are, in Mesopotamian mythology (Sumerian and Babylonian/Akkadian) a collective name for guardian deities. They are vague spirits who accompany the major deities and dispense good fo...
Bes
Bes (/bɛs/; also spelled as Bisu) is an Ancient Egyptian deity worshipped as a protector of households, and in particular, of mothers and children and childbirth. Bes later came to be regarded as the ...
Sors
In Roman mythology, Sors, a lesser deity, was a god of luck. Supposedly a son of Fortuna.Scarcely mentioned in mythology, a handful of quotes site him in such expressions "By the luck of Sors", or "Li...
Tyche
Tyche (/ˈtaɪki/; from Greek: Τύχη, meaning "luck"; Roman equivalent: Fortuna) was the presiding tutelary deity that governed the fortune and prosperity of a city, its destiny. She is the daughter ...
Cai Shen
Caishen or Cai Shen (simplified Chinese: 财神; traditional Chinese: 財神; literally: "God of Wealth") is the Chinese god of prosperity worshipped in the Chinese indigenous religion and Taoism....
Ashta Lakshmi
Ashta Lakshmi, also spelled as Ashtalakshmi (Sanskrit: अष्टलक्ष्मी, Aṣṭalakṣmī, lit. "eight Lakshmis"), are a group of eight Hindu goddesses, secondary manifestations of Shri-Lakshmi, the Hindu goddes...
Abundantia
In ancient Roman religion, Abundantia ([abʊnˈdantia]) was a divine personification of abundance and prosperity. She was among the embodiments of virtues in religious propaganda that cast the emperor a...
Fortuna Huiusce Diei
Fortuna Huiusce Diei ("The Fortune of This Day" or "Today's Fortune") was an aspect of the goddess Fortuna, known primarily for her temple in the Area Sacra di Largo Argentina at Rome. Cicero lists he...
Fortuna Redux
In the Roman Empire, Fortuna Redux was a form of the goddess Fortuna who oversaw a return, as from a long or perilous journey. Her attributes were Fortuna's typical cornucopia, with her specific funct...
Fortuna Virilis
In ancient Roman religion, Fortuna Virilis was an aspect or manifestation of the goddess Fortuna who despite her name (virilis, "virile, manly") was cultivated by women only. She shared a festival day...
Averruncus
In ancient Roman religion, Averruncus or Auruncus is a god of averting harm. Aulus Gellius says that he is one of the potentially malignant deities who must be propitiated for their power to both infl...
Hotei
Budai or Pu-Tai (Chinese: 布袋; pinyin: Bùdài), or 布袋 (Hotei) in Japanese, Bố Đại in Vietnamese, is a Chinese folkloric deity. His name means "Cloth Sack," and comes from the bag that he is conv...
Gad (deity)
Gad was the name of the pan-Semitic god of fortune, and is attested in ancient records of Aram and Arabia. Gad is also mentioned by the Book of Isaiah (Isaiah 65:11 - some translations simply call him...