Death deity

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Many cultures have incorporated a deity of death into their mythology or religion. As death, along with birth, is among the major parts of human life, these deities may often be one of the most important deities of a religion. In some religions with a single powerful deity as the source of worship, the death deity is an antagonistic deity against which the primary deity struggles.

Deities of death (listed alphabetically by culture)

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