Gods are immortal and supernatural beings. It is believed that they possess the abilities to control or to exert power over some aspect of the world. They are creators and rulers of the universe and are spoken about in world mythologies, in sacred stories and in traditions.
Temples and shrines are built in their honor and as spaces for their worship. Amulets, charms and other power objects are also created to hold their magic and are also used to ward off evil and to bring good luck and protection.