List of Deities

This is an index to polytheistic deities of the different religions, cultures and mythologies of the world, listed by type and by region. This is not a list of names or epithets of gods in modern monotheistic religions, for which see "Names of God". For deified individuals see "List of people who have been considered deities", "Apotheosis" and "Imperial cult". For deities whose cult is fictional see "List of deities in fiction".

By classification

Ruler of the Pantheon

Celestial, Cosmological


Human sphere

Demigods, Deified Heroes

By cultural sphere

Near East and North Africa

Central / Northern Asia

East Asia

India / South Asia

Southeast Asia


Sub-Saharan Africa



Syncretic mythologies

See also