Hogwarts Houses as Gods and Natural Elements
Rꜥ - Ra, an ancient Egyptian Sun God. In later times he was merged with Horus, son of Osiris, with the head and association of a Hawk or Falcon. Father to Shu and Tefnut. He was believed to rule in all parts of the created world: the sky, the earth, and the underworld . Represents the Sun.
Indra - In Sanskirt इन्द्र , he is a Vedic deity in Hinduism, a guardian deity in Bhuddism and the king of first heaven in Jainism. He is celebrated for his powers, and the one who kills the great symbolic evil Vitra. God of lightning, thunder, storms, and river flows. Represents the Rain.
Ὄξυλος - Oxylus, or in ancient Greek Oxulos. A one-eyed man from Aetolia exiled after voluntary manslaughter. After assisting in invading Peloponnesus, he receives the fertile land of Elis. A Dorian fought Oxylus for the land and lost. The land became prosperous. Represents the Earth.
Obatalá - Obatala, a Yoruba Orisha and the father of all Orisha’s, known as the Sky Father. He is the creator of human bodies. Authorized by Olodumare to create land over the water beneath the sky, and he is the one who founded the first Yoruba city, Ife. Represents the Sky.