ⓘ Smallpox deities ..

Smallpox demon

Smallpox demon or smallpox devil is a demon which was believed to be responsible for causing smallpox in medieval Japan. In those days, people tried to appease the smallpox demon by assuaging his anger, or they tried to attack the demon since they had no other effective treatment for smallpox.

                                     

ⓘ Smallpox deities

  • Smallpox demon Japanese: 疱瘡神, Hōsōshin or smallpox devil is a demon which was believed to be responsible for causing smallpox in medieval Japan. In
  • Smallpox was an infectious disease caused by one of two virus variants, Variola major and Variola minor. The last naturally occurring case was diagnosed
  • Katyayani s childhood friends, such as cholera, dysentery, measles, and smallpox Katyayani cured the diseases of some of her friends. To relieve the world
  • Sopona or Shapona is the god of smallpox in the Yoruba religion. The Yoruba people took their traditions about Shapona to the New World when they were
  • and plants Mami Wata, a pantheon of water deities associated with healing and fertility Sopona, god of smallpox Cahill, Suzanne E. 18 July 2013 Sublimation
  • possessions. In West Africa, he was strongly associated with epidemics of smallpox leprosy, influenza, ebola, and HIV AIDS. Although strongly associated
  • worship mainly focuses on bringing rains and curing diseases like cholera, smallpox and chicken pox. Maariamman is worshipped in accordance with the local
  • In Dahomey mythology, Shakpana or Sopono, Sakpata is the divinity of smallpox He inflicted insanity and disease on humans. The equivalent in Yoruba
  • Karnataka and Maharashtra. Her worship mainly focuses on curing diseases like smallpox and chicken pox. Katta Maisamma temple Maisigandi Maisamma Temple, Kadthal
  • to Katyayani s childhood friends, such as cholera, dysentery, measles, smallpox etc. Katyayani cured the diseases of some of her friends. To relieve the
  • Village deities are the patron deities or grama devata of village. They are found in almost all villages throughout India, Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh