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Odin, the Norse god of wisdom. war and magic, is called Allfather for he is indeed Father of the Gods and he played a central role in myths about the creation and destruction of the world. In the beginning, he killed the primal frost giant Ymir and from his bones formed our universe. He arranged the heavens for the gods, the middle world for humans and dwarfs, and the underworld for the dead. Finally he created the first man and woman from an ash tree and an elm tree.
These African Deities Are The Best Gods You've Never Heard Of by photo-manipulation, artist James C. Lewis.
Yamantaka, Destroyer of the God of Death, early 18th century. Tibet. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Purchase, Florance Waterbury Bequest, 1969 (69.71) | Yamantaka is a violent aspect of the Bodhisattva Manjushri, who assumes this form to vanquish Yama, the god of death.
The demon Lilith is one of the most infamous in demonology. In ancient Hebrew tradition Lilith is depicted as Adam’s first companion, created equally to Adam from the dust of the earth. She objected to being subservient to Adam and was replaced as his wife by the more complacent Eve. In revenge for this, Lilith has a particular dislike of children. In medieval Europe, Lilith was variously the wife, concubine or grandmother of Satan or Lucifer. She likes to drink the blood of newborn babies.