Perkunas - God of Thunder. - Lithuanian God. Perkūnas is a God of Thunder rain mountains oak trees and the sky.
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Perkunas - God of Thunder. - Lithuanian God

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Perkunas - God of Thunder.

Perkūnas is a God of Thunder, rain, mountains, oak trees and the sky. He is depicted as middle-aged, armed with an axe and arrows, riding a two-wheeled chariot harnessed with goats. He is the assistant and executor of Dievas‘s (the supreme Creator God) will. When Saule (the Sun Goddess) cheats on her husband Menulis (the Moon God), Perkūnas cuts him in half with a sword.

--~Attributes and Correspondences~--

Area of Influence:
Thunder, Rain, Mountains, Trees, Sky

Lithuanian

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Air

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Oak Tree

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Axe, Arrows, Chariot

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Lithuanian - Gods and Goddesses

NameTitleType

Asvieniai

Divine Twins and Gods of Horses.

God

Ausrine

Goddess of the Beauty and Youth.

Goddess

Austaras

God of the Northeast Wind.

God

Dalia

Goddess of Fate.

Goddess

Dievas

Supreme Creator God.

God

Jievaras

Household God and Protector of Grain.

God

Medeina

Forest Goddess.

Goddess

Perkunas

God of Thunder.

God

Zemyna

Goddess of the Earth.

Goddess

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