Lithuanian Mythology

The Gods and Spirits of Lithuania


Lithuanian Beer God

Also known as Raugupatis, Ruguczis, Rūgutis

A Lithuanian Holy Brewery with three deities in charge

This must be the ultimate Holy Trinity. Ragutis is the God of Beer. Ragutiene is the Goddess of Beer. And Raugo Žemėpatis is the all-important God of Fermentation.

There are dreadful rumors that Ragutis is an invention of Teodor Narbutt, a researcher who was more into fiction than mythological fact.

But we spurn such unbelief. Particularly where Gods of Beer are concerned. As it happens, a Ragutis altar stone was discovered by archeologists in the town of Vilnius and is there to this day. You can go there and see it for yourself.

The stone has a hole in the top which is full of holy water. If you pray very hard, maybe this water will turn to holy beer.

Ragutis Facts and Figures

Name: Ragutis
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: Raugupatis, Ruguczis, Rūgutis

Gender: Male
Type: God
Area or people: Lithuania
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present

In charge of: Beer
Area of expertise: Beer

Good/Evil Rating: NEUTRAL, may not care
Popularity index: 10689

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Article last revised on May 10, 2019 by the Godchecker data dwarves.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders

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