Rati

Hindu - The goddess of love. A sakti of Vishnu. Daughter of Daksha or Shiva. Wife of Kama as Pradyumna. Her partner, Kama, had been killed by Shiva but she pleaded with Shiva and Kama was reborn as Pradyumna. The demon Shambhara, to frustrate a prediction that the boy would kill him, snatched the newborn child and dropped him into the ocean where he was swallowed by a fish. Rati, in the guise of Mayavati who acted as cook to Shambhara, found the infant in the belly of the fish and, keeping him hidden from the demon, reared him. When he grew to manhood, Pradyumna killed Shambhara and married Rati. Occasionally known as Rati, Heimdall, Heimdall, Er, Hallinskide, Hallinskidi, Hama, Heimdal, Heimdallr, Mardall, Saxnot, Vindlir, White God, Er, Gullintani, Heimdellinger, Hermin, Irmin, Rig(er), Saxon Saxsnot, Cheru, Rati, Lyfir or Riger.
Norse - A magic auger. This tool of Baugi's was used by Odin to bore into the mountain to steal the Mead of Inspiration from Gunlod. Occasionally called Rati, Heimdall, Heimdall, Er, Hallinskide, Hallinskidi, Hama, Heimdal, Heimdallr, Mardall, Saxnot, Vindlir, White God, Er, Gullintani, Heimdellinger, Hermin, Irmin, Rig(er), Saxon Saxsnot, Cheru, Rati, Lyfir or Riger.
Norse - In some accounts, a name for Heimdall. Referred to as Rati, Heimdall, Heimdall, Er, Hallinskide, Hallinskidi, Hama, Heimdal, Heimdallr, Mardall, Saxnot, Vindlir, White God, Er, Gullintani, Heimdellinger, Hermin, Irmin, Rig(er), Saxon Saxsnot, Cheru, Rati, Lyfir or Riger.
Pacific Islands - The fertility-goddess of Bali, a version of the Hindu goddess. In some accounts, identified as Rati, Heimdall, Heimdall, Er, Hallinskide, Hallinskidi, Hama, Heimdal, Heimdallr, Mardall, Saxnot, Vindlir, White God, Er, Gullintani, Heimdellinger, Hermin, Irmin, Rig(er), Saxon Saxsnot, Cheru, Rati, Lyfir or Riger.

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