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Directory of Indian and Hindu Deities



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Aditi
A Goddess of Fertility and Motherhood, her name means "without limit."

Adityas (the)
They are the sons of Aditi and are solar gods in charge of important matters. Their names are Varuna, Ansa, Aryaman, Bhaga, Daksha, Mithra, and Surya.

Agni
Hindu Fire God with fiery red skin and coal-black eyes. He has three legs and also rides a ram.

Ambika
The Jain Mother Goddess

Ammavararu
Goddess who laid the egg containing Brahma, Visnu, and Shiva.

Annapurna
Hindu Goddess of Food.

Ansa
A Sun God and one of The Adityas.

Anumati
Moon Goddess known as "Divine Favor"

Anuradha
Goddess of Forture

Aranyani
A Solitary Woodland Goddess.

Ardhanarishvara
Androgynous form of the Hindu God Shiva.

Ardra
Goddess of Misfortune

Arjuna
Son of Indra and Queen Kunti of Bharata.

Aruna
Morning Sky God.

Arundhati
Astral Goddess.

Aryaman
Friendly God of the Sun and one of The Adityas.

Ashvins
Flying Gods of Medicine (Vivasat and Saranyu)

Aslesa
Goddess of Misfortune

Atri
Son of Brahma and one of the Seven Seers.

Avalokitesvara
God of Compassion

Ayyappan
Alleged Son of Shiva.

B

Blaji
A manifestation of Vishnu

Balarama
A God of Farming and Strength.

Bali
Hindu Underworld God.

Balin
Son of Indra and a Monkey Queen.

Bhadra
Goddess attendant of Shiva.

Bhaga
God of Prosperity, Wealth, and Marriage.br>

Bharani
Goddess of Misfortune.

Bharati
Goddess of Sacrifices.

Bhima
Son of Vayu and Queen Kunti.

Brahma
Great Hindu Creator God.

Brahman
Vedic Supreme Being. Not to be confused with Brahma.

Brihaspati
His titles include 'Lord of Prayer' - 'Leader of the Herd' - 'Senior Elder' - 'Wise One' and 'Master of Gatherings'. He is also in charge of Power-Gen (The stored energy from sacrifices made by humans).

C

Candramus
A Moon God.

Chaitany
A Merchant God.

Chamunda
A terrifying Skeletal Goddess.

Chandanayika
Another name for Durga.

Chinnamastaka
A goddess who can hold her head in her hand without it being joined at the neck.

Chitragputas
Gender unknown but is the Judge of Morality.

D

Dakini
Eight Goddesses who attendant upon Kali.

Daksha
A God who is son in law to Shiva.

Devaki
Mother of Krishna and Balarama.

Dhanistha
Goddess of Malevolence.

Dharani
River Goddess.

Dharma
God of Divine Duty and HOly Inner Law.

Dhati-Mata
Goddess mentioned in the Puranic Texts.

Dhatri
Sun God of Health and Happiness.

Dhruva
God of the Pole Star who makes dreams come true.

Diti
Goddess and Mother of a Giant called Daityas.

Draupathi
Hindu Fire Goddess.

Durga
Warrior Goddess

Duryodhana
Leader of the Kauravas.

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Ganesh
Famous Elephant headed God of Wisdom and Prudence.

Ganga
Goddess of the sacred River Ganges.

Garuda
Sun God.

Gauri
Virgin Goddess of Purity.

H

Hanuman
Hindu Monkey God.

Hariti
Goddess and protector of children.

Himavat
God of the Himalayas.

I

Indra
God of Storms, War, and Fighting.

Indrani
Goddess and Wife of Indra.

J

Jagganath
God of Road Clogging, Hogging, and Gridlock. His vehicle is made from the bones of Krishna.

Jara
Goddess of Old Age and daughter of Death.

K

Kadru
Snake Goddess.

Kali
"The Black One". She is Goddess of Darkness and Blood.

Kalki
Horse God.

Kama
Love God.

Karni-Mata
Goddess of Rat Reincarnation.

Karttireya
Hindu War God.

Kasyapa
God and Husband to all 13 of Daksha's daughters.

Kistnerappan
God of Purification by Water.

Korrawi
Goddess of Battle and Victory.

Krishna
One of the most popular Hindu Gods, considered a Supreme Being.

Kubera
God of Riches.

Kurma
Vishnu in cosmic tortoise form.

L

Lakshmi
Wife of Vishnu, mother of Kama, Goddess of Good Luck and Wealth.

Lokapalas
Four Hindu God/Guardians of Directions.

M

Madri
Mother of some Pandavas via Gods rather than her husband Pandu.

Mahakala
"The Great Black One". God of Death.

Manasa
Hindu Goddess of Snakes.

Maruts
Storm Gods.

Mitra
Ancient God of Oaths and one of the Sun Gods known as the Adityas.

Murukan
God of Youth and War

N

Nagas
Hindu Snake Gods.

Naginas
Hindu Snake Goddesses.

Nakula
God from the Pandavas Clan.

Nandi
White Bull God.

Narasimha
Vishnu as a man/lion.

Nirriti
Hindu Goddess of Death, Destruction, and Decay.

Nirritu
Hindu God of Death, Destruction, and Decay.

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Pandavas
Hindu Hero Gods.

Pandu
God and Father of the Pandavas.

Parjanya
God of Rain.

Parvati
Wife of Shiva, a benevolent Goddess.

Prajapati
Hindu God of Population and Creation.

Prajapatis
10 Gods of Creation.

Prisni
Earth Goddess.

Privithi
Earth Goddess of Honesty and Purity.

Purusha
Very Old Creator God.

Pushan
God of Stars.

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Rahu
Cosmic God of Eclipses.

Rama
A Visnu incarnation.

Rati
Goddess of Sex.

Ratri
Goddess of Night.

Ribhus
Elfin Twins Gods of Crafting and Tinkering.

Rishis
Male Deities othewise known as The Seven Seers.

Rohini
Minor Goddess of Fortune.

Rudra
Tempermental Storm God known as "The Howling One"

Rudrani
Bloody Goddess of Anger.

Rukmini
Really Goddess Lakshmi as an Avatar.

S

Sadhyas
Male Deities who guard rites and prayers to more important Gods.

Sakti
Hindu Goddess of Power and Energy.

Samba
God of Heroes.

Saranyu
Elusive Sky Goddess.

Sarasvati
Mother Goddess of Wisdom and Creative Artistry.

Sati
Mother Goddess.

Savitri
God of the Moving Sun.

Shasti
Protector Goddess of Newborn Babies.

Shesha
Thousand Headed Snake God.

Shitala
Unpleasant Goddess of Disease.

Shiva
The Destroyer, Lord of the Cosmic Dance.

Shri
Another name for Lakshmi.

Sita
Goddess and wife of Rama.

Skanda
Hindu War God.

Soma
God of the Sacred Drink.

Sugriva
Hindu Money God.

Surya
Golden Haired Sun God and Lord of the Dawn.

T

Tara
Colorful Sea Goddess.

Trimurti
Triune of the most powerful Hindu Deities, Brahma, Shiva, and Vishnu.

Tvashtri
Handyman God.

U

Uma
Goddess of Light and Beauty.

Ushas
Goddess of the Early Morning.

V

Vach
Hindu Goddess of Speach/Talking.

Vamana
Vishnu as a dwarf.

Varuna
Important Sky God of Law and Order and chief of The Adityas.

Varuni
Goddess of Wine and Winning Days.

Vashistra
Another of The Seven Seers.

Vasus
Eight Benevolent Gods who seek to make dreams come true.

Vayu
Wind God.

Vinata
Goddess and second wife of Kasyapa.

Virupaksa
God/Guardian of the West.

Vishnu
Top Hindu God. Ruler of the Universe.

Vishvakarman
God of Technology.

Vivasat
God of the Rising Sun.

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Yama
Buffalo headed Lord of Death.

Yamuna
River Goddess.

Yasoda
Female Deity and foster mother of Krishna.

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