Greek Mythology God Of Gambling



Everyone loves the casino and gambling.

Tabliope (Ταβλιόπη) is a Goddess of Gambling. She is sometimes associated with Hermes and Herakles. The ancient Greek, Egyptian, Sumerian, Babylonian, and Persian equivalents of Lakshmi are Demeter, Isis, Inanna, Ishtar, and Anahita respectively. In Norse mythology, she can be considered as the goddess Freia. Friday is usually considered her sacred day. A common of Lakshmi sees her depiction – beside her husband, Vishnu.

That’s because it makes them feel excited and their adrenaline rushes.

That’s why gambling activities like poker and blackjack are popular all around the world.

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It is always like that.

Ever since the old ancient times, the people were very much into these kinds of activities.

After all, you can’t blame them.

They needed money because, in these times, poverty was everywhere.

And that’s why in order to play, they needed to win.

That’s why they sought solitude in higher powers.

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Or as we all know the gods.

Learn everything about the gods of the ancient worlds back in the days, and how they helped people to win money!

Thoth – The Egyptian God of Gambling

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Egypt is really famous for its gambling activities, even since ancient times.

So, it doesn’t matter if you’re familiar with Egyptian mythology or not, you must know about their gods.

At least something.

Thoth, the Egyptian god that isn’t as popular but listen to this.

He, except for gambling, is a god of writing, the moon, wisdom, and magic.

This god was born of the seed of Horus from the forehead of Set. the Egyptians were praying on to him in order to win their gambling games.

Hermes – The Greek God of Gambling

Ancient Greece is another period of history that is popular with everyone.

That’s how Hermes was known to everyone. He was a guide to the underworld, and he was god’s messenger as well.

A trickster, as some called him, Hermes except for being ‘the earning and gambling god’, could also trick the other mighty gods.

That’s how he got his title, and why many people prayed for him when they wanted extra money.

Nezha – The Chinese God of Gambling

China is an ancient country, and we all know it.

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Some people even think that this country was the root of modern gaming as well.

Well, Nezha as a part of Chinese mythology, was the mighty god of gambling.

He has an interesting story.

Born as a young boy instead of an infant, Nezha’s mother was carrying him 3 years and 6 months instead of 9 months.

Nezha was born in the Shung dynasty.

Many times he was confronted by his biggest enemy, the Dragon King’s son and he defeated him many times.

But, when hey wanted revenge, Nezha killed himself in order to protect his family.

That’s how he came back to life and became a demon-slaying god.

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He also was very keen on helping the people with winning the lotto.

In fact, he was the only mischievous god who could reveal the winning numbers.

The mythology, when combined with casino and gambling is s very interesting combination.

It certainly teaches you something more and it keeps you entertained as well.

Time and fate deities are personifications of time, often in the sense of human lifetime and human fate, in polytheistic religions. In monotheism, Time can still be personified, like Father Time.

Africa[edit]

Ancient Egyptian religion[edit]

Igbo[edit]

Yoruba[edit]

Greek Mythology God Of Gambling

Americas[edit]

Lakota[edit]

  • Etu, personification of time[1]

Asia[edit]

Bali[edit]

Buddhism[edit]

Mythology

Hinduism[edit]

Korea[edit]

Mari[edit]

  • Purysho, god of fate who creates the future of all men

Daoism[edit]

  • Jīn Bàn, god of fate of the years 1924, 1984, 2044, 2104...
  • Chén Cái, god of fate of the years 1925, 1985, 2045, 2105...
  • Gěng Zhāng, god of fate of the years 1926, 1986, 2046, 2106...
  • Shěn Xīng, god of fate of the years 1927, 1987, 2047, 2107...
  • Zhào Dá, god of fate of the years 1928, 1988, 2048, 2108...
  • Guō Càn, god of fate of the years 1929, 1989, 2049, 2109...
  • Wáng Qīng, god of fate of the years 1930, 1990, 2050, 2110...
  • Lǐ Sù, god of fate of the years 1931, 1991, 2051, 2111...
  • Liú Wàng, god of fate of the years 1932, 1992, 2052, 2112...
  • Kāng Zhì, god of fate of the years 1933, 1993, 2053, 2113...
  • Shī Guǎng, god of fate of the years 1934, 1994, 2054, 2114...
  • Rèn Bǎo, god of fate of the years 1935, 1995, 2055, 2115...
  • Guō Jiā, god of fate of the years 1936, 1996, 2056, 2116...
  • Wāng Wén, god of fate of the years 1937, 1997, 2057, 2117...
  • Zēng Guāng, god of fate of the years 1938, 1998, 2058, 2118...
  • Lóng Zhòng, god of fate of the years 1939, 1999, 2059, 2119...
  • Dǒng Dé, god of fate of the years 1940, 2000, 2060, 2110...
  • Zhèng Dàn, god of fate of the years 1941, 2001, 2061, 2111...
  • Lù Míng, god of fate of the years 1942, 2002, 2062, 2112...
  • Wèi Rén, god of fate of the years 1943, 2003, 2063, 2113...
  • Fāng Jié, god of fate of the years 1944, 2004, 2064, 2114...
  • Jiǎng Chóng, god of fate of the years 1945, 2005, 2065, 2115...
  • Bái Mǐn, god of fate of the years 1946, 2006, 2066, 2116...
  • Fēng Jì, god of fate of the years 1947, 2007, 2067, 2117...
  • Zōu Tāng, god of fate of the years 1948, 2008, 2068, 2118...
  • Pān Zuǒ, god of fate of the years 1949, 2009, 2069, 2119...
  • Wū Huán, god of fate of the years 1950, 2010, 2070, 2120...
  • Fàn Níng, god of fate of the years 1951, 2011, 2071, 2121...
  • Péng Tài, god of fate of the years 1952, 2012, 2072, 2122...
  • Xú Huá, god of fate of the years 1953, 2013, 2073, 2123...
  • Zhāng Cí, god of fate of the years 1954, 2014, 2074, 2124...
  • Yáng Xiān, god of fate of the years 1955, 2015, 2075, 2125...
  • Guǎn Zhòng, god of fate of the years 1956, 2016, 2076, 2126...
  • Táng Jié, god of fate of the years 1957, 2017, 2077, 2127...
  • Jiāng Wǔ, god of fate of the years 1958, 2018, 2078, 2128...
  • Xiè Dào, god of fate of the years 1959, 2019, 2079, 2129...
  • Yú Qǐ, god of fate of the years 1960, 2020, 2080, 2130...
  • Yáng Xìn, god of fate of the years 1961, 2021, 2081, 2131...
  • Xián È, god of fate of the years 1962, 2022, 2082, 2132...
  • Pí Shí, god of fate of the years 1963, 2023, 2083, 2133...
  • Lǐ Chéng, god of fate of the years 1964, 2024, 2084, 2134...
  • Wú Suì, god of fate of the years 1965, 2025, 2085, 2135...
  • Wén Zhé, god of fate of the years 1966, 2026, 2086, 2136...
  • Móu Bǐng, god of fate of the years 1967, 2027, 2087, 2137...
  • Xú Hào, god of fate of the years 1968, 2028, 2088, 2138...
  • Chéng Bǎo, god of fate of the years 1969, 2029, 2089, 2139...
  • Ní Mì, god of fate of the years 1970, 2030, 2090, 2140...
  • Yè Jiān, god of fate of the years 1971, 2031, 2091, 2141...
  • Qiū Dé, god of fate of the years 1972, 2032, 2092, 2142...
  • Zhū Dé, god of fate of the years 1973, 2033, 2093, 2143...
  • Zhāng Zhāo, god of fate of the years 1974, 2034, 2094, 2144...
  • Wàn Qīng, god of fate of the years 1975, 2035, 2095, 2145...
  • Xīn Yà, god of fate of the years 1976, 2036, 2096, 2146...
  • Yáng Yàn, god of fate of the years 1977, 2037, 2097, 2147...
  • Lí Qīng, god of fate of the years 1978, 2038, 2098, 2148...
  • Fù Dǎng, god of fate of the years 1979, 2039, 2099, 2149...
  • Máo Zǐ, god of fate of the years 1980, 2040, 2100, 2150...
  • Shí Zhèng, god of fate of the years 1981, 2041, 2101, 2151...
  • Hóng Chōng, god of fate of the years 1982, 2042, 2102, 2152...
  • Yú Chéng, god of fate of the years 1984, 2044, 2104, 2154...

Middle East[edit]

  • Anunnaki, major Mesopotamian deities of fate
  • Nabu, Babylonian god of writing, inscribed the fates
  • Istustaya and Papaya, Hittite goddesses of destiny
  • Mamitu, Akkadian goddess of fate and destiny
  • Manāt, pre-Islamic goddess of fate
  • Manu the Great, Chaldean god of fate
  • Namtar, minor Mesopotamian deity of fate/destiny

The Philippines[edit]

  • Bangun Bangun (Suludnon mythology): the deity of universal time who regulates cosmic movements[2]
  • Patag'aes (Suludnon mythology): awaits until midnight then enters the house to have a conversation with the living infant; if he discovers someone is eavesdropping, he will choke the child to death; their conversation creates the fate of the child, on how long the child wants to live and how the child will eventually die, where the child will always get to choose the answers; once done, Patag'aes takes out his measuring stick, computes the child's life span, and then departs, sealing the child's fate[3]
  • D’wata, a general name (T'boli mythology): the general term for the gods;[4] guard lives and determine fate and destiny[5]
  • Muhen (T'boli mythology): a bird god of fate whose song when heard is thought to presage misfortune; any undertaking is immediately abandoned or postponed when one hears the Muhen sing[6]

Zoroastrianism[edit]

Europe[edit]

Indo-European[edit]

Albanian[edit]

  • Mira

Baltic[edit]

  • Deivės Valdytojos, Lithuanian group of seven goddesses who weave garments from human lives
  • Dekla, Latvian goddess of fate
  • Karta, Latvian goddess of fate
  • Gegute, Lithuanian goddess of time
  • Kruonis, Lithuanian goddess of time
  • Laima, Latvian goddess of fate
  • Veliuona, Lithuanian goddess of death, the afterlife, and eternity
  • Verpėja, Lithuanian goddess who weaves the thread of one's life

Germanic[edit]

  • Norns
    • Urdr, Norn of the past
    • Verdandi, Norn of the present
    • Skuld, Norn of the future
  • Sumarr and Vetr, the seasons personified
  • Wyrd, the Anglo-Saxon cognate of Urdr

Greek[edit]

  • Chronos (a Protogenos, not to be confused with the Titan, Cronus)
  • Moirai

Roman[edit]

  • Antevorta, goddess of the future, one of the Camenae
  • Parcae
  • Postverta, goddess of the past, one of the Camenae

Romanian[edit]

Slavic[edit]

Other European[edit]

Etruscan[edit]

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See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^Lakota Gods
  2. ^Jocano, F. L. (1958). The Sulod: A Mountain People In Central Panay, Philippines. Ateneo de Manila University
  3. ^Jocano, F. L. (1968). Sulod Society. Quezon City: U.P. Press.
  4. ^Talavera, Manalo, Baybay, Saludario, Dizon, Mauro, Porquerino, Novela, Yakit, Banares, Francisco, Inocencio, Rongavilla, Cruz (2013). The T'boli: Songs, Stories and Society. University of the Philippines.
  5. ^Cudera, R. B., Razon, B. C., Millondaga, K. J. I. (2020). Cultural and ecological significance of Odonata (Insecta) to the T'boli of Lake Sebu, Mindanao, Philippines. Biodiversitas Journal of Biological Diversity.
  6. ^Manzano, L. C. The T’boli. National Commission for Culture and the Arts.

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