"It is believed that the Egyptians greatly feared these days due to the prevalence of plague and disease, attributed to the wanderers (SmAjw) and slaughterers (xAtjw) of the goddess, Sekhmet, which were particularly rife at the end of the calendar year. Magical texts, such as the Book of the Last Day of the Year on Papyrus Leiden I 346, were recited in order to pacify the goddess, and rituals were performed, for example, the application of linen bandages inscribed with certain deities to the throat to ward off the effects of plague." (source: egyptianaemporium.wordpress.com)
Aceso is one of the daughters of Asclepios, goddess of the healing process.
Many scholars date the origins of Dia de Muertos back to the Aztec goddess Mictecacihuatl, Queen of Mictlān (underworld) literally "Lady of the Dead", which watches over the bones of the dead and preside over the ancient festivals of the dead. Her husband is Mictlāntēcutli.
Aegle is one of the daughters of Asclepios, goddess of the glow of good health.
Biwa hôshi 琵琶法師
Lute priests in Japan
Caretakers of the Tale of the Heike 平家物語
Playing the biwa 琵琶
A short-necked fretted lute
Instrument of Benten 弁才天
Buddhist goddess of music, eloquence, poetry, and education