Fertility deities

2017-07-27T17:36:21+03:00[Europe/Moscow] en true Baal Hammon, Freyr, Persephone, Saturn (mythology), Enlil, Faun, Hariti, Proserpina, Inanna, Inari Ōkami, Ishtar, Mariamman, Cernunnos, Telipinu (god), Pushan, Chao Mae Tuptim shrine flashcards Fertility deities
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  • Baal Hammon
    Baal Hammon, properly Baʿal Hammon or Hamon (Punic: lbʻl ḥmn), was the chief god of Carthage.
  • Freyr
    Freyr or Frey is one of the most important gods of Norse religion.
  • Persephone
    In Greek mythology, Persephone (/pərˈsɛfəni/, per-SEH-fə-nee; Greek: Περσεφόνη), also called Kore or Cora (/ˈkɔəriː/; "the maiden"), is the daughter of Zeus and the harvest goddess Demeter, and is the queen of the underworld.
  • Saturn (mythology)
    Saturn (Latin: Saturnus Latin pronunciation: [saˈtʊr.nʊs]) is a god in ancient Roman religion, and a character in myth.
  • Enlil
    Enlil (nlin), ???????? (EN = Lord + LÍL = Wind, "Lord (of the) Storm") is the god of breath, wind, loft and breadth (height and distance).
  • Faun
    The faun (Latin: faunus, Ancient Greek: φαῦνος, phaunos, pronounced [pʰaynos]) is a mythological half human–half goat (from the head to the waist being human, but with the addition of goat horns) manifestation of forest and animal spirits that would help or hinder humans at whim.
  • Hariti
    Hārītī (Sanskrit), also known as Kishimojin (鬼子母神), is both a revered goddess and demon in some Buddhist traditions.
  • Proserpina
    Proserpina (/proʊˈsɜːrpɪnə/; Latin: Prōserpina [proː.ˈsɛr.pɪ.na]) or Proserpine (/proʊˈsɜːrpɪˌni, ˈprɒsərˌpaɪn/) is an ancient Roman goddess whose cult, myths and mysteries were based on those of Greek Persephone and her mother Demeter, the Greek goddess of grain and agriculture.
  • Inanna
    Inanna (/ɪˈnænə/ or /ɪˈnɑːnə/; Cuneiform: ???????? (Old Babylonian) or DINGIRINANNA (Neo-Assyrian) DMUŠ3; Sumerian: Inanna; Akkadian: Ištar; Unicode: U+12239) was the Sumerian goddess of love, fertility, and warfare, and goddess of the E-Anna temple at the city of Uruk, her main centre.
  • Inari Ōkami
    Inari Ōkami (稲荷大神, also Oinari) is the Japanese kami of foxes, of fertility, rice, tea and sake, of agriculture and industry, of general prosperity and worldly success, and one of the principal kami of Shinto.
  • Ishtar
    Ishtar (English pronunciation /ˈɪʃtɑːr/; transliteration: DIŠTAR; Akkadian: ???????? DINGIR INANNA; Sumerian????) is the Mesopotamian East Semitic (Akkadian, Assyrian and Babylonian) goddess of fertility, love, war, sex, and power She is the counterpart to the earlier attested Sumerian Inanna, and the cognate for the later attested Northwest Semitic Aramean goddess Astarte, and the Armenian goddess Astghik.
  • Mariamman
    Māri (Tamil: மாரி), also known as Mariamman (Tamil: மாரியம்மன்) and Mariaai (Marathi: मरी आई), both meaning "Mother Mari", spelt also Maariamma (Tamil: மாரியம்மா), or simply Amman or Aatha (Tamil: அம்மன், "mother") is the South Indian Hindu goddess of rain.
  • Cernunnos
    Cernunnos is the conventional name given in Celtic studies to depictions of the "horned god" (sometimes referred to as Herne the Hunter) of Celtic polytheism.
  • Telipinu (god)
    Telipinu (Cuneiform: dTe(-e)-li-pí-nu(-ú), Hattic: Talipinu or Talapinu, "Exalted Son") was a Hittite god who most likely served as a patron of farming, though he has also been suggested to have been a storm god or an embodiment of crops.
  • Pushan
    (For the village in Iran, see Pushan, Iran. For the South Korean port city, see Busan.) Pushan (Sanskrit: पूषन,Pūṣan ) is a Vedic solar deity and one of the Adityas.
  • Chao Mae Tuptim shrine
    The Chao Mae Tuptim shrine (Thai: ศาลเจ้าแม่ทับทิม, rtgs: Thapthim, also known as Penis Shrine) is a phallic shrine in Bangkok, Thailand, located behind the Swissôtel Bangkok hotel near the bank of the Khlong Saen Saep.