Much of the mythology of ''Supernatural'' draws on religious lore, particularly from the Abrahamic religions, although it is often altered from accepted canon. [[:category:Deities|Dieties]] and stories from many other religions including Hindi, pagan, Wicca and Greek and Norse mythology also appear.
Representations of paganism and Wicca in ''Supernatural'' have been criticized [https://ladygeekgirl.wordpress.com/2014/10/12/oh-my-pop-culture-religion-christianity-and-wiccapaganism-in-pop-culture/ as portraying the followers and deities] as evil and violent. The
characters of the Hindu gods [[Ganesh]] and [[Kali]] in [[5.19 Hammer of the Gods]] were deemed highly offensive by the [https://www.hindujagruti.org/news/9244.html President of the Universal Hindu Society.]