Gods and Goddesses of the Inca

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Gods and Goddesses of the Inca

Post  Admin on 10/24/2008, 2:21 pm

Gods and Goddesses of the Inca



Apo Mountain God
Apocatequil Lightning god.
Apu Illapu God of thunder.
Apu Punchau Another name for the Sun God, means "Head of the Day".
Catequil God of thunder and lightning.
Cavillaca Virgin goddess who became pregnant from eating a fruit made from the sperm of the Moon God, Coniraya.
Chasca Goddess of the planet Venus, the dawn and the dusk. She is the servant of the sun and protector of virgins and young girls.
Chasca Coyllur God of flowers and the protector of maidens.
Cocomama Goddess of health, wealth and happiness.
Coniraya Moon god.
Copacati Lake goddess.
Ekkeko God of wealth and prosperity.
Huaca A group of gods of nature, found in the shape of rocks, mountains, trees, lakes, etc.
Illapa God of weather, especially thunder, lightning and rain. Seen as a man carrying a club and rocks in his hands, or as a man in shining clothes.
Inti Sun god and the protector and ancestor of the Incas. He is portrayed as a shining, golden disc with a human face.
Ka-Ata-Killa Moon goddess.
Kon God of the rain and the southern wind. He brings the rain from the north, and takes it with him when he returns.
Mama Allpa Goddess of the Earth and of the harvest.
Mama Cocha Goddess of the sea and provider of the sea's bounty. She is a favorite of sefarers and fishermen.
Mama Oello Mother goddess of the Incas. She taught them spinning.
Mama Pacha Goddess of the earth and overseer of planting and harvesting. Seen as a huge dragon which causes earthquakes.
Mama Quilla Moon goddess and wife of the sun god, Inti. She oversaw marriages, feast days and the calendar.
Manco Capac God of fire and progenitor of the Incas.
Pachacamac Earth god and creator of the world.
Pariacaca Pre-Incan god of rain, water and storms.
Paricia God who flodded the earth because men were unkind to him.
Punchau Sun god and warrior, pictured as armed with darts.

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Supay God of death and the lord of the Underworld.
Urcaguary God of buried or underground treasures.
Vichama God of death and son of Inti.
Viracocha The supreme deity, he is a synthesis between the storm god and the sun god.
Zaramama Goddess of grain and corn.

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