List of water deities

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This article is about Water Deities. For the novel by Wilbur Smith, see River God.
Poseidon, Greek god of seas and waters.

A water deity is a deity in mythology associated with water or various bodies of water. Water deities are common in mythology and were usually more important among civilizations in which the sea or ocean, or a great river was more important. Another important focus of worship of water deities were springs or holy wells.

Aztec mythology[edit]

Ainu mythology[edit]

Canaanite mythology[edit]

Celtic mythology[edit]

Chinese mythology[edit]

Dragon Kings of the Four Seas

God-Kings of the Four Seas

Gods of the Four Seas

Gods of the Five Waters


Egyptian mythology[edit]

Fijian mythology[edit]

Finnish mythology[edit]

Greek mythology[edit]

Main article: Greek sea gods

Haitian Vodou[edit]

Hawaiian mythology[edit]

Hindu/Vedic mythology[edit]

Varuna, the Lord of the Rain

Incan mythology[edit]

Inuit mythology[edit]

Japanese mythology[edit]

Lusitanian Mythology[edit]

Lithuanian mythology[edit]

Māori mythology[edit]

Mesopotamian mythology[edit]

Norse/Germanic mythology[edit]

Persian/Zoroastrian mythology[edit]

Philippine mythology[edit]

Pirate lore[edit]

Roman mythology[edit]

Slavic mythology[edit]

Tonga (Zambezi Valley Zimbabwe)[edit]

Yoruba, Orisha worship, Ifa[edit]

Igbo, African religion[edit]

See also[edit]