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Dievas, Perkûnas, Velnias

Dievas, Perkûnas and Velnias
 
Dievas is the sky God who lives atop the heavenly mountain. He protects and guides agrarian work. He is invoked to help those in need. Christianity used the name "Dievas" to identify its own Godhead. Perkûnas is the weather and mountain God who embodies justice. Velnias is both the promiscuous trickster God as well as the God of the dead. Christianity applied the name "Velnias" to its own Satan.

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