Hindu deities

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  • Indra
    Indra (/ˈɪndrə/, Sanskrit: इन्द्र) is a Vedic deity in Hinduism, a guardian deity in Buddhism, and the king of first heaven called Saudharmakalpa in Jainism.
  • Shraddhadeva Manu
    In Hindu mythology, Shraddhadeva Manu (Sanskrit manuśraddhādeva) is the current Manu and the progenitor of the current humanity (manvantara).
  • Ardhanarishvara
    Ardhanarishvara (Sanskrit: अर्धनारीश्वर, Ardhanārīśvara) is a composite androgynous form of the Hindu god Shiva and his consort Parvati (also known as Devi, Shakti and Uma in this icon).
  • Soma (drink)
    Soma (Sanskrit: soma) or Haoma (Avestan), from Proto-Indo-Iranian *sauma-, was a Vedic ritual drink of importance among the early Indo-Iranians.
  • Pulastya
    Pulatsya (Sanskrit: पुलत्स्य, Sinhala: පුලස්ති, Thai: ท้าวจตุรพักตร์) was one of the ten Prajapati or mind-born sons of Brahma, and one of the Saptarishis (Seven Great Sages Rishi) in the first Manvantara.
  • Bṛhaspati
    Bṛhaspati (Sanskrit: बृहस्पति, often written as Brihaspati) is an Indian name, and refers to different mythical figures depending on the age of the text.
  • Ayyappan
    Ayyappan (Malayalam: അയ്യപ്പന്‍ Tamil: ஐயப்பன் Sanskrit: अय्यप्प) also known as Dharmasasta, Maṇikanṭhan or Sasta, is a Hindu deity who is the son of Harihara, fused with both Shiva and Vishnu.
  • Ādityas
    In Hinduism, Ādityas (Sanskrit: आदित्य, pronounced [ɑːd̪it̪jɐ]), meaning "of Aditi", refers to the offspring of Aditi.
  • Kartikeya
    Karthikeya (Kārttikēya; Murugan, Skanda and Subramaniyam is the Hindu god of war and form of Lord Agni. He is the Commander-in-Chief of the army of the devas. He is also the primary deity of the Kaumaram sect of Hinduism.
  • Varuna
    Varuna (/ˈvɜːrʊnə, ˈvɑːrə-/; Sanskrit: Varuṇa वरुण, Malay: Baruna) is the Hindu god of water and the celestial ocean, as well as a god of law of the underwater world.
  • Kali
    Kālī (/ˈkɑːli/; Sanskrit: काली), also known as Kālikā (Sanskrit: कालिका), is a Hindu goddess.
  • Surya
    Surya (/ˈsʊərjə/, Sanskrit: सूर्य, IAST: ‘'Sūrya’') means the Sun in Nepal and India.
  • Yama
    Yama or Yamarāja, also called Imra, is a god of death, the south direction and the underworld, belonging to an early stratum of Rigvedic Hindu deities.
  • Brahma
    Brahma (/ˈbrəmɑː/; Brahmā) is the creator god in the Trimurti of Hinduism.
  • Daksha
    (For the island in Croatia, see Daksa (island).) According to Hindu legend, Daksha is one of the sons of Lord Brahma reside in North West, who, after creating the ten Manas Putras, created Daksha, Dharma, Kamadeva and Agni from his right thumb, chest, heart and eyebrows respectively.
  • Visvedevas
    The Visvedevas (Sanskrit: विश्वेदेवाः) ( viśve-devāḥ "all-gods") are the various Vedic gods taken together as a whole.
  • Vishvakarman
    Viśwákarma (Sanskrit for "all-accomplishing, maker of all, all-doer") is personification of creation and the abstract form of the creator God according to the Rigveda.
  • Dhanvantari
    Dhanvantari is an avatar of Vishnu in Hinduism.
  • Savitr
    Savitṛ (Sanskrit: stem savitṛ-, nominative singular savitā) is a solar deity in the Rigveda, and possibly one of the Adityas i.
  • Kubera
    (For other uses, see Kubera (disambiguation).) Kubera (Sanskrit: कुबेर, Pali/later Sanskrit: Kuvera), also spelt Kuber, is the Lord of Wealth and the god-king of the semi-divine Yakshas in Hindu mythology.
  • Marichi
    (For Buddhist goddess, see Marici (Buddhism).)(Not to be confused with Maricha.) Rishi Marichi or Mareechi or Marishi (ṛṣi Marīci, ऋषि मरीचि) (meaning a ray of light)) is the son of Brahma, the cosmic creator, and also one of the Saptarshi (Seven Great Sages Rishi), in the First Manvantara, with others being Atri, Angiras, Pulaha, Kratu, Pulastya, and Vashishtha.
  • Agni
    Agni (Sanskrit: अग्नि, pronounced ăgˈnē;) means fire, and connotes the Vedic fire god of Hinduism.
  • Ganges in Hinduism
    In Hinduism, the river Ganga is considered sacred and is personified as a goddess Gaṅgā.
  • Dattatreya
    Dattatreya (IAST: Dattātreya, Sanskrit: दत्तात्रेय) or Dattā is a paradigmatic Sannyasi (monk) and one of the lords of Yoga in Hinduism.
  • Budha
    Budha (Sanskrit: बुध) is a Sanskrit word that connotes the planet Mercury.
  • Bhairava
    Bhairava (Sanskrit, "Terrible, Frightful") is a Hindu deity, a fierce manifestation of Shiva associated with annihilation.
  • Rudra
    Rudra (/ˈrʊdrə/; Sanskrit: रुद्र) is a Rigvedic deity, associated with wind or storm, and the hunt.
  • Kamadeva
    Kāmadeva (Sanskrit in Devanagari: कामदेव) or Kama, is the Hindu god of human love or desire.
  • Vishnu
    Vishnu (Sanskrit pronunciation: [vɪʂɳu]; IAST: Viṣṇu) is a major male deity in Hinduism, and the foundation of its Vaishnavism tradition.
  • Hanuman
    Hanuman (/ˈhʌnʊˌmɑːn, ˈhɑːnʊ-, ˌhʌnʊˈmɑːn, ˌhɑːnʊ-/; Hanumān in IAST), is a god and an ardent devotee of the god Rama.
  • Pushan
    (For the village in Iran, see Pushan, Iran. For the South Korean port city, see Busan.) Pushan (Sanskrit: पूषन,Pūṣan ) is a Vedic solar deity and one of the Adityas.
  • Nataraja
    Nataraja (Sanskrit: नटराज, "the lord of dance"), is a depiction of the Hindu god Shiva as the cosmic ecstatic dancer.