List of nature deities

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The Dryad by Evelyn De Morgan, depicting a Greek dryad or tree nymph

In nature worship, a nature deity is a deity in charge of forces of nature such as water deity, vegetation deity, sky deity, solar deity, fire deity or any other naturally occurring phenomena such as death deity or fertility deity. Accepted in panentheism, pantheism, deism, polytheism, animism, totemism, shamanism and paganism the deity embodies natural forces and can have characteristics of the mother goddess, Mother Nature or lord of the animals.

African mythology[edit]

Arabian mythology[edit]

Aztec mythology[edit]

Baltic mythology[edit]

Celtic mythology[edit]

Egyptian mythology[edit]

English mythology[edit]

Etruscan mythology[edit]

Finnish mythology[edit]

Greek mythology[edit]

Hinduism[edit]

Inca mythology[edit]

Japanese mythology[edit]

Māori mythology[edit]

Maya mythology[edit]

Mesopotamian mythology[edit]

Micronesian mythology[edit]

Native American mythology[edit]

Norse mythology[edit]

Roman mythology[edit]

Slavic mythology[edit]

Vodou[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bradford Rambling and Social Club, Yorkshire
  2. ^ Walter Burkert, (1985) Greek Religion, Harvard University Press, ISBN 0-674-36280-2.
  3. ^ World English Dictionary