Buddhist Mythology

The Gods and Bodhisvattas of Enlightenment...

ZENNYO RYUO

Japanese Rain Goddess

Also known as ZENNYO, ZENTATSU, ZENMYO

Rain-making Dragon Goddess

She is a very ancient deity associated with rain-making practices.

She may have started off as a slightly snakey Shinto deity, but she is now firmly lodged in the Buddhist tradition with a nice house on Mount Meru.

Zennyo Ryuo Facts and Figures

Name: Zennyo Ryuo
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: ZENNYO, ZENTATSU, ZENMYO

Gender: Female
Type: Goddess
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present

In charge of: Rain
Area of expertise: Rain

Good/Evil Rating: NEUTRAL, may not care
Popularity index: 275

Cite this article

Here's the info you need to cite this page. Just copy the text in the box below.

Article last revised on September 20, 2018 by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders

References: Coming soon.

Permissions page