Time and fate deities

Time and fate deities are personifications of time, often in the sense of human lifetime and human fate, in polytheistic religions. In monotheism, Time can still be personified, like Father Time.

Classical Antiquity

Ancient Greek religion

Ancient Roman religion

Europe

Etruscan

Norse

Baltic

  • Aušra, goddess of the dawn
  • Bezelea, Lithuanian goddess of the evening
  • Brėkšta, Lithuanian goddess of twilight
  • Dalia
  • Dekla, Latvian goddess of fate
  • Gegute, Lithuanian goddess of time
  • Kruonis, Lithuanian goddess of time
  • Laima, Lithuanian goddess of fate
  • Lauma
  • Prakorimas, Lithuanian supreme god whose function is similar to that of Praamžius
  • Praamžius, Lithuanian supreme god who determines the fates of all life, the world, and the other gods. He is also the husband of the Mother Goddess Lada
  • Veliuona, Lithuanian goddess of death, the afterlife, and eternity
  • Verpėja, Lithuanian goddess who weaves the thread of one's life

Slavic

Romanian

Other European

Asia

Bali

Buddhism

Hinduism

Mesopotamia

Middle East

The Philippines

Tibet

  • Lhamo, goddess of time and fate

Zoroastrianism

Africa

Ancient Egyptian religion

Igbo

Nubia

Yoruba

Americas

Lakota

  • Anpao, dual-faced god of the dawn
  • Etu, personification of time[1]

See also

References


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