Benevolent Gods

So I was raised Catholic and the main characteristics of Christ I was taught is that He is merciful, compassionate, and benevolent. I am wondering if there are particular non-Christian/Pagan Gods and Goddesses whose main attribute is compassion and benevolence.

From what I have seen, some Gods and Goddesses are not so much benevolent as complex. It also brings a question to my mind which is- what do Humans get from various Gods and Goddesses? Why interact with them? How does it benefit us and what do the Gods and Goddesses get out of it?

I still maintain a streak of that feeling of Christ as compassionate and it colors how I look at non-Christian deities. Anyway, I was wondering if anyone had some thoughts on this topic.

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