Mythology of sex
No religion talks against love and sex. They all have reference to love and sex directly or indirectly.
- Aizen Myō-ō or Rāgarāja, a deity who transforms worldly lust into spiritual awakening; his red-skinned appearance represents suppressed lust and passion
- Yue-Lao, a god of love, who binds two people together with an invisible red string.
- Tu Er Shen, a deity who oversees the love between homosexual men.
- White Peony (Bai Mudan or Pai Mu-Tan), a goddess who tempts men, especially ascetics.
- Bes, god of music, dance, and sexual pleasure
- Hathor, goddess of the sky, love, beauty, and music
- Bastet, goddess of felines, love, sexuality, protection, beauty, and dance
- Aphrodite, goddess of love, lust and beauty.
- Philotes, personification of affection, sexual intercourse and friendship.
- Hera, goddess of marriage.
- The Erotes
- Anteros, god of requited love.
- Eros, god of love,sexual passion and naughty thoughts.
- Himeros, god of sexual desire.
- Hedylogos, god of sweet talk and flattery.
- Hymen, god of weddings and bawdy wedding songs.
- Pothos, god of sexual longing, yearning and desire.
- Peitho, personification of persuasion and seduction.
- Frigg, goddess of romance, marriage, sex and reproduction, married women, household duty, and divination.
- Freyja, goddess associated with magic, shamanism, seiðr, sacrifice, war, death, and sexuality.
- Freyr, worshipped as a phallic fertility god, he was said to “[bestow] peace and pleasure on mortals”
- Sjöfn, goddess associated with love
- Cupid, the Roman equivalent of the Greek god Eros
- Venus, the Roman equivalent of the Greek goddess Aphrodite
- Suadela, the Roman equivalent of the Greek goddess Peitho
- Kamadeva or Manmadhan or Kama, god of love
- Rati, goddess of passion and lust
- Maithuna, the sexual union
- The sexual and spiritual union of Shiva and Shakti love, the creative force and gave birth to the universe.