The Irish Celtic Mother Goddess went by a number of names, among them Danu, the mother of the Irish gods, the Tuatha De Danann (Tribes of the Goddess Danu), and Anu, whose name means Abundance. She is the embodiment of the fertile earth and the crops which sustain her children.
In Aztec mythology, Itzpapalotl ("Clawed Butterfly" or "Obsidian Butterfly") was a fearsome skeletal warrior goddess, who ruled over the paradise world of Tamoanchan, the paradise of victims of infant mortality and place identified where humans were created. She is the mother of Mixcoatl and is particularly associated with the moth Rothschildia orizaba from the family Saturniidae. She could appear in the form of a beautiful, seductive woman or terrible goddess with a skeletal head and…
Ksitigarbha, known as Jizō, is one of the most loved Japanese divinities. His statues, a common sight by roadsides and in graveyards. In Japanese mythology, it is said that the souls of children who die before their parents are unable to cross the mythical Sanzu River on their way to the afterlife. It is believed that Jizō saves these souls from having to pile stones eternally on the bank of the river as penance, by hiding them from demons in his robe.
Bodhgaya is a city in Bihar, India. It is famous for being the place of Gautama Buddha's attainment of nirvana (Enlightenment). There is a Mahabodhi Temple, a World Heritage Site and next to it is a colossal statute called the Great Buddha Statue. This statue is 80 ft high and it features the Lord Buddha in meditation pose or dhyana mudra seated on a lotus in open air.