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South-East Asian Creator God

Also known as Antaboga

World Serpent before time existed

He is so old that he is even older than age itself. He was given to meditating. Then he became Much Given to Meditating and felt that in return meditating owed him much in return and he meditated himself into a World Turtle called BEDAWANG, plus another couple of serpents and a Black Stone Lid to go over an Underworld.

This triggered off Underworld activity in the form of a Goddess called SETESUYARA and a God BATARA-KALA. They didn’t like the dark too much and lifted the lid a bit which caused earth and light to appear which in turn protected themselves with a layer of water and several skies. You know how it is with skies and limits — they are always prone to Godly Developments.

In no time at all there was sun, moon, stars, planets, paradise projects and high rise heavens. Then skies open and more water poured down and seas were soon seen as sightseers materialized.


Area or people : Bali
Location : South-East Asia
Gender : Male
Type : deity
In charge of : Creating
Celebration or Feast Day : Unknown at present
Good/Evil Rating : NEUTRAL, may not care
Pronunciation : Coming soon
Alternative names : Antaboga
Popularity index : 2993
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Article last updated on 22 August 2014 by the Godchecker Team.

Editors: Peter J Allen, Chas Saunders

References: Coming soon.

Cite this article:

Saunders, Chas, and Peter J. Allen, eds. "ANATABOGA: God of Creation from South-East Asian mythology." Godchecker. Godchecker/CID, 22 Aug. 2014. Web. 27 August 2014.

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