Little is known of the religion of the Guanches. They appear to have been a distinctly religious race. There was a general belief in a supreme being, called Acoran, in Grand Canary , Achihuran in Teneriffe, Eraoranhan in Hierro, and Abora in Palma . The women of Hierro worshipped a goddess called Moneiba. According to tradition the male and female gods lived in mountains whence they descended to hear the prayers of the people.
In other islands the natives venerated the Sun, Moon, Earth and Stars. A belief in an evil spirit was general. The demon of Teneriffe was called Guayota and lived in the peak of Teide volcano, which was the Hell called Echeyde.