Aitvaras – Mythical being. Takes shape of a fiery bird or a snake. Protector spirit and bringer of wealth and prosperity.
Alkas – Lithuanian sacrificial place in nature.
Austėja – Goddess of the bees. Protector of brides and pregnant women.
Aušrinė – Morning star.
Burtai – A spell or a magical incantation.
Burtininkas – Practisioner of magic. Witch, wizard, magician.
Dagotuvės – Autumn Equinox.
Dalia – Giver and taker of material goods. Incarnations: swan, lamb, rock, duck and goose.
Dausos – The residence of the souls after death. Souls traveled to Dausos through Milky Way.
Dievas – God of the skies, light, peace, order, justice and cultural values.
Dimstipatis – God of the hearth. Protector of homes from fire.
Egle – Mythical serpent queen. Human-snake shape sifter. Snake goddess.
Ežerinis – God of lakes.
Gabija – Goddess of home and the hearth-fire.
Gabjaujis – God of covered fire.
Giltinė – Goddess of death. Sister of Laima the goddess of faith. One of the three aspects of the faith goddess.
Gyrates – Protector spirit of the forest.
Gyvatė – Snake goddess.
Ilgės – Ancient feast day honoring the dead. Later known as Vélinés.
Jorė – Feast celebrating the arrival of spring. Later known as Jurginés.
Juratė– Mythical mermaid queen of the Baltic sea.
Kalėdos – Winter Solstice.
Kalvelis – Heavenly smith.
Kaukai – Mystical powers of magic.
Laukpatis – Protector of domestic animals and farm land.
Lauksargis – Protector of arable land.
Laumė – Aspect of Laima and Ragana. Protector of women, children, pregnancy, orphans and lost children. Goddess of faith.
Lazdona - Protector goddess of nuts, nut trees and nut-groves.
Marša – Protector goddess of cows and birthing calves.
Medeina – Goddess of the forest.
Mėnuo, Mėnulis – God of the moon.
Miškinis, Girinis – God of the forest. Spirit of the woodlands. (from the Lithuanian words miškas, giria meaning forest).
Pagirinis – God of grass snakes. Ancient Lithuanians kept grass snakes as their pets. Pagirinis protected the home and the hearth-fire.
Pavasario lygė – Spring Equinox.
Perkūnas – God of rain, thunder and justice.
Puškaitis – Incarnation of the earth.
Ragana – Goddess of witchcraft, death and dying nature. In modern LithuanianRagana means a witch.
Rasa – Feast of summer solstice.
Samboriai – May festival celebrating the end of spring labours and the re-birth of nature.
Saulé – Goddess of the sun, cosmological mother of all deites in the Baltic pantheon.
Siela – The soul of a living person. Life force of the body. It can leave the body temporarily during sleep and forever at the time of death.
Skalsa – The embodiment of plenty, prosperity and good fortune. Skalsa used to be celebrated in harvest time. Their symbol is the horn of plenty.
Stabas – Idol, image of a deity/spirit.
Žaltys – Sacred serpent. Divine messenger of the gods. It was forbidden to harm or kill snakes in ancient Lithuania.
Žvéryné – Gooddess associated with the evening star. Holds power over animals, the hunt and the earth.
Žemyna – Mother earth, goddess of fertility and fruitfulness. Receiver of death and creator of new life.
Véjopatis – Goddess of the wind.
Vélé – Soul of a death person.
Vélinés – Lithuanian Day of the dead celebration.
Velnias – God of the underworld, receiver of death. Trickster god.
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