Lady of the Lake: Celtic (Britain and Wales). Ancient pagan goddess associated with the Arthurian legend; possessor of Excalibur, the magic sword given to King Arthur. Oversees feminine magic, healing, and purification.
Lakshmi: Indian (Hindu). Analogous to the Greek Aphrodite and Roman Venus -- who also originated from the oceans -- she is generally thought of as the personification of material fortune, beauty and prosperity.
Lan Ts'ai-Ho: Chinese. Ancient immortal goddesses; a woman with a male voice. Associated with fertility rites and flute music.
Lao-Tien-Yeh: Chinese. Emperor-god, father of heaven; the personification of jade.
Lassair: Celtic (Ireland). Goddess of flame, associated with seasonal rites.
Latiaran: Celtic (Ireland). First harvest goddess associated with fire magic and seasonal rites.
Latis: Celtic (England). Lake goddess associated with mourning, the changing seasons, water and beer.
LeFay: Celtic (Wales). Sea goddess who ruled over the island of Avalon; associated with healing the sick.
Leib-Olmai: Finno-Ugrian. God in the form of a bear who gives good luck to hunters and protection against injuries.
Lei-King: Chinese. Thunder god associated with justice, punishment and retribution.
Leucetios: Celtic. Gaulish god invariably identified with Mars. Associated with storms, thunder and lightening.
Litavis: Celtic (Britain). Goddess worshiped by the ancient Gauls. Her name is interpreted as “She Who Feeds,” so she may represent a mother deity.
Leza: African (Dahomey). Chameleon god/goddess associated with divination and protection.
Liza: West African. Creator sun god.
Llasar Llaesgyfnewid: Celtic (Wales). God bearing the cauldron of regeneration. May have originally been a smith god, associated with sword making and fine enamel-work.
Llyr: Celtic (Ireland and Wales). Elder sea god, associated with water and the ocean.
Logia: Celtic (Ireland). Lagan river goddess associated with water magic.
Loki: Norse. A trickster god; an adept shape-shifter, with the ability to change both form and sex.
Lo Shen: Chinese. River goddess associated with water magic.
Lot: Celtic (Ireland). Goddess of war, said to have lips on her breasts and four eyes on her back. Led soldiers into battle.
Louhi: Finno-Ugrian. A powerful witch with the ability to change shape and weave mighty enchantments. Associated with evil, sorcery, and black magic.
Loviator: Finno-Ugrian. Goddess associated with evil and plagues.
Luaths Lurgann: Celtic. War goddess associated with fast running, family, thistle, fitness, loyalty, and teaching.
Luchtain: Celtic (Ireland). Minor god of death and war; associated with the spirit world and creative tool use.
Lud: Celtic (Wales and Ireland). God-king of Britain in pre-Roman times. Notable for the building of cities and the refortification of Trinovantum (London). Associated with poets and writing, healing, the sea, war and magic, childbirth, sailing, youth and beauty, dogs, spears and slings, smiths and carpenters.
Lugh: Celtic. Hero and High King of the distant past; known by the epithets Lámhfhada ("long hand") for his skill with a spear or sling.
Lu-Hsing: Chinese. Stellar god, the Star of Honor, oversees pay and employment to those who first prove themselves worthy. Associated with success and prosperity.
Luna: Roman. Goddess of the moon, worshiped on the days of full and new moons. Same as the Greek goddess Selene.
Lu-Pan: Chinese. God of masons and carpenters; associated with architecture and temples. Credited with inventing the first flying machine, a kite-like craft made of wood and paper.