What an astonishing blessing.
Also their music is pretty awesome:
- Some gods and spirits in the Mari pantheon:
Kugu Jumo, the main god, often seen as a monistic godhead. Also called Kugurak, the "Elder". He is associated with a duck.
Tul, god of fire, attribute of Kugu Jumo.
Surt, spirit of the household, attribute of Kugu Jumo.
Saksa, god of fertility, attribute of Kugu Jumo.
Küdryrchö Jumo, god of thunder.
Tutyra, god of fog, attribute of Kugu Jumo. And other attributes of the godhead.
Purysho, the god of fate, the caster and the creator of the future of all men.
Azyren, the god of death.
Shudyr-Shamych, the god of the stars.
Tylmache, worker of the divine will.
Tylze, the god of the Moon. Also known as Tõlze.
Uzhara, the god of the dawn.
Mlande, the god of earth.
Shochyn-Ava, the goddess of childbirth.
Tunya, the god of the universe
Keremet, evil spirit
Many of these gods, specially those controlling natural phenomena, have female counterparts, with the name ending in ava ("mother"), like Tul-Ava, goddess of fire, Mlande-Ava, goddess of earth, Kudurcho-Ava, goddess of thunder, etc.