Lithuanian gods

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  • Dievas, the Chief God (Hindu Deva).
  • Dievas Senelis ("God Old Man"), a manifestation of God. According some reconstructions, that do not recognize manifestations of God in the primary Lithuanian mythology, he was a separate deity, a teacher of people and judge of their morality. He looks like an old traveling beggar. Dievas Senelis is proficient at magic and medicine.
  • Praamžius, an epithet of God.
  • Aušrinė, the Morning Star, a goddess, a daughter of the God ("dievaitė"). She was the goddess of the morning. Aušrinė has many similarities with the Greek goddess Eos, and the Roman goddess Aurora. Alternatively her name is given as Aušra ("dawn").
  • Dalia, goddess of fate and weaving.
  • Gabija, the foster of the Holy Fire, a goddess, a daughter of the God ("dievaitė").
  • Laima, goddess of Fate and Luck (Laxmi Ma in Hinduism).
  • Mėnuo, the Moon, a son of God ("dievaitis").
  • Perkūnas, the Thunder, a son of God ("dievaitis") (Parjanya in Hinduism).
  • Saulė, the Sun (Surya in Hinduism).
  • Ašvieniai, horses who pulled the chariot of the Sun (Ashwa in Sanskrit for "horse").
  • Vakarinė, god of the Evening Star.
  • Vytautus, god of good grooming.
  • Žemyna, goddess, the deified soil (Zamin in Persian and Hindi for "land").
  • Deivės Valdytojos (Lithuanian: Governing Goddesses), were the goddesses who made garments from human's lives. They were seven sisters: Verpiančioji (who spun the threads of life), Metančioji (who threw rims of life), Audėja (the weaver), Gadintoja (who broke the thread), Sergėtoja (who scolded Gadintoja, and instigated war between people), Nukirpėja (who cut the cloth of life), and Išskalbėja (the laundress). They have similarities with the Greek Fates and the Norse Norns. Deivės Valdytojos were associated with Dalia and Laima.
  • Žvaigždės (žvaigždė, in singular), stars, having the Sun as their mother and, sometimes, the Moon as their father. One of the most important stars is Aušrinė. Other stars, Aušrinė's sisters, are less important, but they, like Vakarinė or Vakarė (the evening Venus, who makes the bed for Saulė, the sun), Indraja (Jupiter; Indra in Hinduism), Sėlija (Saturn), Žiezdrė (Mars) and Vaivora (Mercury), sometimes appear in mythic stories too.