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Worship of stars and other heavenly bodies as deities, or the association of deities with heavenly bodies. Wikipedia

  • Navagraha

    Navagraha are nine heavenly bodies (as well as deities) that influence human life on Earth in Hinduism and Hindu astrology. Derived from nava and graha (ग्रह "planet, seizing, laying hold of, holding"). Wikipedia

  • Deva (Hinduism)

    Also one of the terms for a deity in Hinduism. Masculine term; the feminine equivalent is Devi. Wikipedia

  • Chinese gods and immortals

    Polytheistic; many deities are worshipped in a pantheistic view where divinity is inherent in the world. Supreme godhead manifesting in the northern culmen of the starry vault of the skies and its order. Wikipedia

  • Hindu astrology

    Traditional Hindu system of astrology, also known as Hindu astrology, Indian astrology and more recently Vedic astrology. Relatively recent term, entering common usage in the 1970s with self-help publications on Āyurveda or yoga. Wikipedia

  • List of Mesopotamian deities

    Deities in ancient Mesopotamia were almost exclusively anthropomorphic. They were thought to possess extraordinary powers and were often envisioned as being of tremendous physical size. Wikipedia

  • List of nature deities

    Deity in charge of forces of nature, such as a water deity, vegetation deity, sky deity, solar deity, fire deity, or any other naturally occurring phenomena such as mountains, trees, or volcanoes. Accepted in panentheism, pantheism, deism, polytheism, animism, totemism, shamanism, and paganism, the deity embodies natural forces and can have various characteristics, such as that of a mother goddess, "Mother Nature", or lord of the animals. Wikipedia

  • Reinterpretation of polytheistic deities as evil, lying demons by other religions, generally by the monotheistic and henotheistic ones. The term has since been expanded to refer to any characterization of individuals, groups, or political bodies as evil. Wikipedia

  • List of water deities

    Deity in mythology associated with water or various bodies of water. More important. Wikipedia

  • Clearing the neighbourhood

    "Clearing the neighbourhood" around a celestial body's orbit describes the body becoming gravitationally dominant that there are no other bodies of comparable size other than its natural satellites or those otherwise under its gravitational influence. One of three necessary criteria for a celestial body to be considered a planet in the Solar System, according to the definition adopted in 2006 by the International Astronomical Union . Wikipedia

  • Feminine deity of the Morning Star (Venus) in the Lithuanian mythology. Antipode to "Vakarinė", the Evening Star. Wikipedia

  • Iconography of Shiva temples in Tamil Nadu

    Governed by the Shaiva Agamas that revere the ultimate reality as the Hindu deity, Shiva. Āgama (Sanskrit: आगम, Tamil:ஆகமம்) in the Hindu religious context means a traditional doctrine or system which commands faith. Wikipedia

  • Ancient Egyptian deities

    Ancient Egyptian deities are the gods and goddesses worshipped in ancient Egypt. The beliefs and rituals surrounding these gods formed the core of ancient Egyptian religion, which emerged sometime in prehistory. Wikipedia

  • Perturbation (astronomy)

    Complex motion of a massive body subject to forces other than the gravitational attraction of a single other massive body. Atmosphere, and the off-center attraction of an oblate or otherwise misshapen body. Wikipedia

  • Apparent retrograde motion

    Apparent motion of a planet in a direction opposite to that of other bodies within its system, as observed from a particular vantage point. Motion in the same direction as other bodies. Wikipedia

  • Ocean

    Body of water that composes much of a planet's hydrosphere. Ocean is one of the major conventional divisions of the World Ocean. Wikipedia

  • Deity or god responsible for the creation of the Earth, world, and universe in human religion and mythology. Often also the creator. Wikipedia

  • Astrological deity. Father of the four Anemoi , by his wife, Eos. Wikipedia

  • List of love and lust deities

    Deity in mythology associated with romance, sex, lust, or sexuality. Love deities are common in mythology and may be found in many polytheistic religions. Wikipedia

  • Names of the days of the week

    The names of the days of the week in many languages are derived from the names of the classical planets in Hellenistic astrology, which were in turn named after contemporary deities, a system introduced by the Roman Empire during Late Antiquity. In some other languages, the days are named after corresponding deities of the regional culture, either beginning with Sunday or with Monday. Wikipedia

  • List of Greek mythological figures

    List of gods, goddesses and many other divine and semi-divine figures from ancient Greek mythology and ancient Greek religion. The Greeks created images of their deities for many purposes. Wikipedia

  • Uranus (mythology)

    The primal Greek god personifying the sky and one of the Greek primordial deities. Associated with the Roman god Caelus. Wikipedia

  • Wufang Shangdi

    The Wǔfāng Shàngdì (五方上帝 "Five Forms of the Highest Deity"), or simply Wǔdì (五帝 "Five Deities") or Wǔshén (五神 "Five Gods") are, in Chinese canonical texts and common Chinese religion, the fivefold manifestation of the supreme God of Heaven (天 Tiān). This theology harkens back at least to the Shang dynasty. Wikipedia

  • Snake worship

    Devotion to serpent deities. Present in several ancient cultures, particularly in religion and mythology, where snakes were seen as entities of strength and renewal. Wikipedia

  • Goddess

    Female deity. Goddesses have been linked with virtues such as beauty, love, sexuality, motherhood, and fertility (exemplified by the ancient Mother-goddess cult). Wikipedia

  • Planetary mnemonic

    A planetary mnemonic refers to a phrase used to remember the planets and dwarf planets of the Solar System, with the order of words corresponding to increasing sidereal periods of the bodies. To hold out both hands side-by-side with fingers spread and thumbs in the same direction, with the fingers of one hand representing the terrestrial planets, and the other hand the gas giants. Wikipedia

  • Musica universalis

    Ancient philosophical concept that regards proportions in the movements of celestial bodies – the Sun, Moon, and planets – as a form of music. Not thought to be audible, but rather a harmonic, mathematical or religious resonance. Wikipedia

  • False god

    Attributed. Conversely, polytheistic pagans may regard the gods of various monotheistic religions as "false gods" because they do not believe that any real deity possesses the properties ascribed by monotheists to their sole deity. Wikipedia

  • Planet, natural satellite, subsatellite or similar body in the Solar System whose existence is not known, but has been inferred from observational scientific evidence. Over the years a number of hypothetical planets have been proposed, and many have been disproved. Wikipedia

  • Grāmadevatā

    Name of the presiding deity or guardian deity , usually a goddess, worshipped in villages in India.< Although grāmadevatās are most often goddesses, there are a few notable male exceptions. Wikipedia


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