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Lucifer

Satan

Buddhism No mention of figure by the name Lucifer No mention of figure by the name Satan, but there is a figure named "Mara" who tried to tempt Buddha.
Symbol Usually by a goat or man with two horns on his head and a tail. Usually by a goat or a man with two horns on his head and a tail.
Mainly found in The Abrahamic faiths The Abrahamic faiths
Christianity Lucifer is believed to be originally an angel who rebelled against God - and also the one who spoke through the serpent and seduced Eve into disobeying God's command. His ultimate goal is to lead people away from the love of God. Satan is believed to be originally an angel who rebelled against God — and also the one who spoke through the serpent and seduced Eve into disobeying God's command. His ultimate goal is to lead people away from the love of God.
Embodiment of Evil Evil
Hinduism No mention of figure by the name Lucifer No mention of figure by the name Satan
Nature Embodiment of all Evil. Embodiment of all Evil.
Embodiment of Evil Evil
Physical attributes Originally a beautiful angel, but, after the fall, usually horns on his head, and/or tail; sometimes as a snake or serpent. Usually horns on his head and/or a tail; sometimes as a snake or serpent.
Life Span Created By God, but, rebelled against Him. Created By God, but, rebelled against Him.
Permanent Residence Hell. Hell.
Identified through his own cunning his own cunning.
Other names Lilith, Satan, Devil, Beezelbub, Baal, Enlil, Samael, etc. Lilith, Lucifer, Devil, Beezelbub, Baal, Enlil, Iblis, Shaitan, Samael etc.
Permanent Residence Hell. Hell.
Academic Orientation Deceiver. Deceiver.
Most noted recruits or disciples Hitler, Stalin, Judas Iscariot, Aleister Crowley,Anton Levay, The Pharaoh, Ahab and Jezebel,King Herod the Great, Herodias, Countess Elisabeth Bathory, Emperor Nero, Jack the Ripper, Pol Pot, Saddam Hussein, Osama Bin Laden, Clifford Olson, etc., Judas Iscariot, the Pharaoh, Hitler, Stalin, Anton LeVay, Alistair Crowley, Clifford Olson, Jeffrey Dahmer, Osama bin Laden, Jezabel, Herod the Great, Herodias and Salome, John Wayne Gacey.
Other names Lilith, Satan, Devil, Beezelbub, Baal, Enlil, Samael, etc. Lilith, Lucifer, Devil, Beezelbub, Baal, Enlil, Iblis, Shaitan, Samael etc.
Most noted recruits or disciples Hitler, Stalin, Judas Iscariot, Aleister Crowley,Anton Levay, The Pharaoh, Ahab and Jezebel,King Herod the Great, Herodias, Countess Elisabeth Bathory, Emperor Nero, Jack the Ripper, Pol Pot, Saddam Hussein, Osama Bin Laden, Clifford Olson, etc., Judas Iscariot, the Pharaoh, Hitler, Stalin, Anton LeVay, Alistair Crowley, Clifford Olson, Jeffrey Dahmer, Osama bin Laden, Jezabel, Herod the Great, Herodias and Salome, John Wayne Gacey.
Health Implications In perpetual Torment, resulting from his rebellion against Almighty God. In perpetual Torment, resulting from his rebellion against Almighty God.
Buddhism No mention of figure by the name Lucifer No mention of figure by the name Satan, but there is a figure named "Mara" who tried to tempt Buddha.
Buddhism No mention of figure by the name Lucifer No mention of figure by the name Satan, but there is a figure named "Mara" who tried to tempt Buddha.
Talkativeness Occult; Ouija boards; witchcraft(the evil kind). Occult; Ouija boards; witchcraft(the evil kind).
Christianity Lucifer is believed to be originally an angel who rebelled against God - and also the one who spoke through the serpent and seduced Eve into disobeying God's command. His ultimate goal is to lead people away from the love of God. Satan is believed to be originally an angel who rebelled against God — and also the one who spoke through the serpent and seduced Eve into disobeying God's command. His ultimate goal is to lead people away from the love of God.
Christianity Lucifer is believed to be originally an angel who rebelled against God - and also the one who spoke through the serpent and seduced Eve into disobeying God's command. His ultimate goal is to lead people away from the love of God. Satan is believed to be originally an angel who rebelled against God — and also the one who spoke through the serpent and seduced Eve into disobeying God's command. His ultimate goal is to lead people away from the love of God.
Zoroastrianism In Zoroastrianism, the Devil was never an angel of God, but, was always an entity of Evil. Zoroastrianism identifies the Devil as the god of Evil, and is called 'Angra Mainy,' or 'Ahriman.'
Nature Embodiment of all Evil. Embodiment of all Evil.
Nature Embodiment of all Evil. Embodiment of all Evil.
Personal Attributes Malevolence. Malevolence.
Physical attributes Originally a beautiful angel, but, after the fall, usually horns on his head, and/or tail; sometimes as a snake or serpent. Usually horns on his head and/or a tail; sometimes as a snake or serpent.
Physical attributes Originally a beautiful angel, but, after the fall, usually horns on his head, and/or tail; sometimes as a snake or serpent. Usually horns on his head and/or a tail; sometimes as a snake or serpent.
Bestows upon humanity Curses. Curses.
Life Span Created By God, but, rebelled against Him. Created By God, but, rebelled against Him.
Life Span Created By God, but, rebelled against Him. Created By God, but, rebelled against Him.
Occupations Deceiving the faithful, while they are still on Earth. Deceiving the faithful, while they are still on Earth.
Identified through his own cunning his own cunning.
Academic Orientation Deceiver. Deceiver.
Identified through his own cunning his own cunning.
Symbol Usually by a goat or man with two horns on his head and a tail. Usually by a goat or a man with two horns on his head and a tail.
Health Implications In perpetual Torment, resulting from his rebellion against Almighty God. In perpetual Torment, resulting from his rebellion against Almighty God.
Academic Orientation Deceiver. Deceiver.
Defined as The Devil. The Devil.
Talkativeness Occult; Ouija boards; witchcraft(the evil kind). Occult; Ouija boards; witchcraft(the evil kind).
Health Implications In perpetual Torment, resulting from his rebellion against Almighty God. In perpetual Torment, resulting from his rebellion against Almighty God.
Mainly found in The Abrahamic faiths The Abrahamic faiths
Hinduism No mention of figure by the name Lucifer No mention of figure by the name Satan
Zoroastrianism In Zoroastrianism, the Devil was never an angel of God, but, was always an entity of Evil. Zoroastrianism identifies the Devil as the god of Evil, and is called 'Angra Mainy,' or 'Ahriman.'
Talkativeness Occult; Ouija boards; witchcraft(the evil kind). Occult; Ouija boards; witchcraft(the evil kind).
Embodiment of Evil Evil
Personal Attributes Malevolence. Malevolence.
Zoroastrianism In Zoroastrianism, the Devil was never an angel of God, but, was always an entity of Evil. Zoroastrianism identifies the Devil as the god of Evil, and is called 'Angra Mainy,' or 'Ahriman.'
Bestows upon humanity Curses. Curses.
Personal Attributes Malevolence. Malevolence.
Occupations Deceiving the faithful, while they are still on Earth. Deceiving the faithful, while they are still on Earth.
Bestows upon humanity Curses. Curses.
Permanent Residence Hell. Hell.
Defined as The Devil. The Devil.
Occupations Deceiving the faithful, while they are still on Earth. Deceiving the faithful, while they are still on Earth.
Other names Lilith, Satan, Devil, Beezelbub, Baal, Enlil, Samael, etc. Lilith, Lucifer, Devil, Beezelbub, Baal, Enlil, Iblis, Shaitan, Samael etc.
Mainly found in The Abrahamic faiths The Abrahamic faiths
Symbol Usually by a goat or man with two horns on his head and a tail. Usually by a goat or a man with two horns on his head and a tail.
Most noted recruits or disciples Hitler, Stalin, Judas Iscariot, Aleister Crowley,Anton Levay, The Pharaoh, Ahab and Jezebel,King Herod the Great, Herodias, Countess Elisabeth Bathory, Emperor Nero, Jack the Ripper, Pol Pot, Saddam Hussein, Osama Bin Laden, Clifford Olson, etc., Judas Iscariot, the Pharaoh, Hitler, Stalin, Anton LeVay, Alistair Crowley, Clifford Olson, Jeffrey Dahmer, Osama bin Laden, Jezabel, Herod the Great, Herodias and Salome, John Wayne Gacey.
Hinduism No mention of figure by the name Lucifer No mention of figure by the name Satan
Defined as The Devil. The Devil.

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