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God Name and Meaning

List of Gods  : "Hindu"

NameOriginDescription
Deities name "Abhaswaras" Hindu A class of Deities, sixty-four in number, of whose nature little is known. Hindu
Goddess name "Abhijit" Hindu Name means triumphator. A benevolent astral deity and Goddess of fortune Hindu/Puranic
God name "Abhiyoga" Hindu Hindu God who watches over lawsuits and litigation.
Spirit name "Adhyatman" Hindu The supreme Spirit; the soul of the universe. Hindu
"Adi-Shakti" Hindu The Female aspect of the Supreme Divine in Kinetic Dynamic Form. Hindu
"Adimurti" Hindu Avatar of Vishnu Hindu
"Aditi" Hindu Hindu supreme creator of all that has been created
Goddess name "Aditi . Adithi" Hindu a Goddess of the sky, consciousness, the past, the future and fertility. References to her pre-date history. Hindu
"Adityas" Hindu Divine sons of Aditi, Varuna Aditya, Indra, Mitra, Rudra, Tvashtar and Vishnu Hindu
God name "Agni Hindu" Vedic God of fire and guardian of homes. Vedic
Demon name "Ahi" Hindu A serpent aka Vritra, the Vedic Demon of drought. Hindu
God name "Airavat" Hindu An elephant produced at the churning of the ocean and appropriated by the God Indra. Hindu
God name "Aizen-Myo-o" Japan/Shinto The God of love and lust. Originally a Hindu deity, Ragaraja, Aizen Myo-o became part of Buddhism, and Kobo Daishi Kukai transmitted the teaching of him to Japan. Japan/Shinto
"Akupara" Hindu The turtle on which the earth rests. Hindu
Deities name "Akuti" Hindu The daughter of Manu, who was given to Ruchi. Her twins, Yajсa and Dakshina, became husband and wife and had twelve sons, the Deities called Yamas. Hindu
Demon name "Ambika" Hindu A feminine personification of Parvati in Hindu mythology who could transform herself into the fearsome Kali and kill Demons with a supersonic hum. Hindu
Goddess name "Ammavaru" Hindu/India/Dravidian Primordial mother Goddess who laid an egg that hatched into the divine trinity of Brahma, Vishnu, and Shiva. Hindu/India/Dravidian
"Amrita" Hindu The elixir of immortality, made by churning the milk-sea. Hindu
"Anakadundubhi" Hindu "Drums", the father of Lord Krishna, a name of Vasudeva called thus because the drums of heaven resounded at his birth. Hindu
God name "Anala" Hindu/Puranic Is one of the Vasus, Gods of the material world. He is equated with Agni, and the name usually used for Agni when listed among the Vasus. Hindu/Puranic
God name "Ananga" Hindu "The bodyless"; it is a name of Kama, God of love. Hindu
Deities name "Ananta" Hindu/ Puranic A snake god & one of the seven snake Deities
Deities name "Ananta" Hindu/Puranic The world serpent in Hindu mythology. During the night of Brahma, Vishnu sleeps on coils of prodigious snake, Sesha, also known as Ananta, 'the endless' whose thousand heads rise above the deity like a canopy. This scene and everything in it, the Deities’ serpentine couch, the water on which the snake lies, are all manifestations of the primeval essence. Hindu/Puranic
Deity name "Anantesa" Hindu Minor Deity(god) and one of the eight Lords of of knowledge Hindu/Puranic
"Anasuya" Hindu That is, the charity, was wife of an ancient Indian rishi (sage) named Atri. In the Ramayana, she appears living with her husband in a small hermitage in the southern periphery of the forest of Chitrakuta. She was very pious, and always practiced austerities and devotion. Hindu
Demon name "Andhaka" Hindu Son of Kasyapa and Diti, a Demon with a thousand arms and heads, two thousand eyes and feet. Though he walked like a blind man he could see very well. Hindu
God name "Anila" Hindu/Puranic One of the Vasus, Gods of the elements of the cosmos. He is equated with the wind god Vayu, Anila being understood as the name normally used for Vayu when numbered among the Vasus. Hindu/Puranic
Deities name "Anilas" Hindu The forty-nine Deities connected with Anila, the wind. Hindu
Goddess name "Ankalamman" Hindu/Dravidian Guardian Goddess who wards off demons. Sister of Draupadi. Hindu/Dravidian
Goddess name "Annapatni" Hindu Goddess of food Hindu
"Annapurna" India A Hindu avatar of Durga who ruled over food production. India
Deity name "Ansa" Hindu/Puranic A solar Deity(god) and one of the Adityas.Hindu/Puranic
Goddess name "Anuradha" Hindu/Puranic A Goddess of good luck. Like her sister, Bharani, she is a daughter of Daksha and a wife of Chandra. Hindu/Puranic
God name "Apa" Hindu One of the eight Vasus who serve the God Indra Hindu/Puranic
God name "Apam Napat" Hindu/Persia/Vedic Child of the Waters. One of the Ahuras in Old Iranian religion, a beneficent God who is the giver of water to man. Hindu/Persia/Vedic
God name "Aparajita" Hindu God, one of eleven ekadasarudras, a form of Rudra Hindu/Puranic
God name "Aparajita" Hindu/ Puranic A God, a form of Rudra
"Aparajita" Hindu/Puranic Form of Durga Terrible in appearance and likes to trample Ganesha under foot. Hindu/Puranic
Nymph name "Apsaras" Hindu/Vedic The thirty-five million Nymphs of Indra’s heaven. The daughters of pleasure are fairy-like beings, beautiful and voluptuous, who lure heroes and sages from their devotions. Hindu/Vedic
Goddess name "Aranyani" Hindu/Vedic Minor Goddess of woodlands. Hindu/Vedic
Goddess name "Ardra" Hindu Minor Goddess of misfortune Hindu/Puranic
"Arishta" Hindu A Daitya, and a son of Bali, who attacked Krishna in the form of a savage bull and was slain by him. Hindu
Hero name "Arjuna" Hindu/Vedic One of the Heroes of the Hindu epic Mahabharata. His name means 'bright', 'shining', or 'silver'. Hindu/Vedic
God name "Aruna" Hindu Mountain God of morning and warriors. Hindu
Goddess name "Arundhati" Hindu/Puranic Goddess of the sky, stars and night time. Hindu/Puranic
Deities name "Aryaman" Hindu One of the early Vedic Deities (devas). His name literally means a bosom friend, but is often confused as "the protector of the Aryans" Hindu/Vedic
"Ashvins" Hindu Sons of the sun. Hindu
Goddess name "Aslea[s]" Hindu A minor Goddess of misfortune
Goddess name "Astamastara" Hindu/ Puranic A group of mother Goddesses
Demon name "Asuras" Hindu/Vedic A group of power-seeking deities, sometimes referred to as Demons. They were opposed to the devas. Hindu/Vedic
Goddess name "Asvayujau" Hindu Minor Goddess of good luck, joy and happiness Hindu/Puranic
Goddess name "Asvins" Hindu/Vedic Divine twin horsemen in the Rigveda, sons of Saranya, a Goddess of the clouds and wife of either Surya in his form as Vivasvat. Hindu/Vedic
"Atma / Atman" India Atma aka Atman a philosophical term used within Hinduism and Vedanta to identify the soul. It is one's true self beyond identification with the phenomenal reality of worldly existence. India
"Avatar" Hindu Avatar, avatara or avataram, most commonly refers to the incarnation of a higher being, or the Supreme Being onto Earth. Hindu
God name "Ayyapan" Hindu The Celibate God of Kerala. Hindu
"Badhava" Hindu Aka Haya-Siras. A flame with the head of a horse. Hindu
Goddess name "Badi Mata" Hindu Mother Goddess Hindu
"Bagala" Hindu One of the mahavidyas and an aspect of Devi. Hindu
Goddess name "Bala" Hindu Mother Goddess Hindu
God name "Balarama" Hindu Balarama Hindu God of agriculture and physical strength. Symbolized by the club and the plow.
God name "Bali" Hindu He was a Hindu God of the sky, but Vishnu took his power from him, casting him to the underworld where he would rule instead.
Demon name "Bali" Hindu/Puranic/Epic Demonic god. Hindu/Puranic/Epic
Goddess name "Bhadra" Hindu/Puranic A Goddess of the hunt and one of Shiva's servants. Hindu/Puranic
God name "Bhaga" India One of the Adityas, a God of wealth and marriage in Hinduism.
"Bhaiarva" Hindu/ Puranic A minor form of Siva
Goddess name "Bhairavi" Hindu A fierce and terrifying aspect of the Goddess virtually indistinguishable from Kali, except for her particular identification as the consort of the Wrathful Shiva.
Goddess name "Bharani" Hindu Minor Goddess of misfortune Hindu/Puranic/Epic
Goddess name "Bharat Mata" Hindu Mother Goddess who is the mother of India Hindu
Goddess name "Bharati" Hindu/Vedic/Epic Is the first of the three great Goddesses of Hinduism, the other two being Lakshmi and Durga. Saraswati is the consort of Lord Brahma, the Creator. Hindu/Vedic/Epic
God name "Bhavanavasi" Hindu The last of the four categories of Gods in the Jainistic Work of Salvation.
Goddess name "Bhavani" India A ferocious aspect of Hindu Goddess Shakti or Devi. Bhavani means "giver of life", the power of nature or the source of creative energy. In addition to her ferocious aspect, she is also known as Karunaswaroopini, "filled with mercy". India
God name "Bhima/ Bhimsen/ Bhimul Pen" Hindu/ Puranic/ Epic A warrior & rain God
Goddess name "Bhumidevi" Hindu/Puranic/Epic Goddess of the earth. Hindu/Puranic/Epic
God name "Bhumiya" Hindu/Puranic/Vedic A fertility God who was eventually identified as a form of Vishnu. Hindu/Puranic/Vedic
Goddess name "Bhutamata" Hindu A terrible and malevolent Goddess, a form of Devi. Hindu
Goddess name "Bhuvanesvari" Hindu Mistress of the World and the fourth of the ten mahavidya Goddesses and an aspect of Devi. Hindu
God name "Bidhata Purusha" Hindu A God of fate and the Hindu equivalent of the Fates and the Norns. He writes the child’s future life on its forehead, on the sixth day after its birth.
Goddess name "Bombat KaMayann" Hindu Local deceased Goddess. Hindu
Goddess name "Bombat Kamayan" Hindu A local deceased Goddess
Goddess name "Brahani" Hindu Mother Goddess Hindu/Puranic/Epic
Supreme god name "Brahma" Hindu Supreme god and creator of the cosmos. Hindu
God name "Brahma" Hindu Creator God, part of the main hindu trinity, the other two being Vishnu and Shiva. Brahma is the unmoved, uncaused first cause, and he created everything. Hindu
Ghost name "Brahmadaityas" Hindu Benign Ghosts of Brahmin priests with four faces and four hands. They guard their master against Shiva the destroyer.
God name "Brahman" Hindu The one and only (formless) supreme aspect of God. The Universe in Potential Static Energy. Hindu
Deity name "Brahmins" Hindu Their "tri-murti" is a three-headed Deity(god), representing Brahma (as creator), Vishnu (as preserver), and Siva (as destroyer).
God name "Brhaspati" Hindu Astral God personifying Jupiter Hindu/Puranic/Epic
God name "Budha" Hindu/ Vedic/ Epic/ Puranic/ Buddhist An astral God
"Cakra" Hindu Is thought to be a nexus of metaphysical and/or biophysical energy residing in the human body. The New Age movement, and to some degree the distinctly different New Thought movement, have also adopted and elaborated on this belief. Hindu
Goddess name "Canda" Hindu/ Puranic/ Epic A terrible Goddess & a distinct form of Durga done in
"Candanyika" Hindu/ Puranic/ Epic Another distinctive form of Durga
Goddess name "Candavati" Hindu An aspect of the Goddess Durga and one of the nine navadurgas. Hindu
God name "Candfrasekhara" Hindu/ Puranic A form of a God Siva
Goddess name "Candi" India Demon-destroying form of the Hindu Goddess Sakti. India
Goddess name "Candika" Hindu A name of the Hindu Goddess Durga, who inhabits the graveyard.
Goddess name "Candogra" Hindu Goddess, a distinctive form of Durga. Hindu
Planet name "Candra" Hindu/ Puranic/ Epic/ Buddhist A Planet god commonly affiliated with the moon
Goddess name "Candra Kirana" Hindu An incarnation of Dewi Ratih, a Goddess of love. Hindu
God name "Candsvera" Hindu/ Puranic/ Epic A Minor God & benevolent aspect of Siva
"Cankilikkaruppan" Hindu His only claims upon the affection of the populace consisted in the prodigal magnificence displayed in the orgies in honour of his brother and himself. These appear to have transcended in fantastic splendour all previous exhibitions. Hindu
"Caturmurti" Hindu Specific form of Vishnu, a personifications of weapons Hindu
Goddess name "Cenkalaniyammal" Hindu Local Goddess who guards the maize fields Hindu.
God name "Chaitanya" Hindu Mendicant God Hindu/Puranic
"Chakora" Hindu A fabulous bird, similar to a partridge that lives upon the beams of the moon. Hindu
Goddess name "Chamunda" Hindu An emanation from the forehead of the Goddess Durga to encounter the demons Chanda and Munda. Hindu
Goddess name "Chanda aka Chandi" Hindu The Goddess Durga in the form she assumed for the destruction of the Asura called Mahisha. Hindu
Goddess name "Chaya" Hindu Goddess Hindu/Puranic/Epic
Goddess name "Chinnamastaka" Hindu/Puranic/Epic Goddess, a headless form of Durga. Hindu/Puranic/Epic
"Chinta-mani aka Divya-ratna" Hindu "The wish-gem" a jewel, said to have belonged to Brahma, which has the power to grant all desires. It is who himself is called by this name.
Goddess name "Citra" Hindu Minor Goddess of misfortune and a malevolent astral deity Hindu/Puranic/Epic
"Dagon" Hindu The fish avatar of Krishna. Hindu
God name "Daksa" Hindu God of the sun and master of the works of unerring right discernment. Hindu
Goddess name "Danu" Hindu Primordial Goddess Hindu/Vedic
Goddess name "Daya" Hindu/ Puranic A Goddess who oddly enough is considered a minor aspect of the god of Visnu
"Deo" Hindu Originally the term for the thirty-three great divinities. Hindu
God name "Deva" Hindu/Puranic/Vedic Generic name of a God. Hindu/Puranic/Vedic
Goddess name "Devaki" Hindu/Puranic/Epic Mother Goddess. Hindu/Puranic/Epic
"Devala" Hindu Music personified as female. Hindu
Spirit name "Devas aka daeva" Hindu A type of celestial being that appears in both Persian mythology and Hinduism. Named after a Sanskrit word meaning "god," the deva emerged in Hindu teachings as a Spiritual being, serving the supreme beings.
Goddess name "Devasena" Hindu/Puranic Goddess. Hindu/Puranic
God name "Devata" Hindu The Gods in general or, as most frequently used, the whole body of inferior gods. Hindu
Goddess name "Devi" Hindu A twelve armed warrior Goddess
Goddess name "Devi" Hindu Twelve armed warrior Goddess. Hindu
Deity name "Devi" Hindu The consort of Siva and daughter of Himavat, the Himalaya Mountains. As the female energy of Siva she considered either as a beneficent or as a malignant Deity(god). Hindu
Goddess name "Dhanistha" Hindu/Puranic Minor Goddess of misfortune to and malevolent astral deity. Hindu/Puranic
God name "Dhanvantari" Hindu/Puranic/Vedic/Epic God of the sun who later became an avatar of the God Visnu. Hindu/Puranic/Vedic/Epic
God name "Dhara" Hindu Attendant God Hindu/Puranic
God name "Dharma" Hindu God of justice, righteousness and virtue Hindu
Goddess name "Dharti Mata" Hindu Mother Goddess Hindu/Puranic
God name "Dhatar" Hindu God of the sun Hindu/Puranic
Goddess name "Dhisana" Hindu Minor Goddess of prosperity Hindu
God name "Dhruva" Hindu Astral God Hindu/Puranic/Epic
Goddess name "Dhumavati" Hindu Goddess Hindu/Puranic/Epic
Goddess name "Dhumorna" Hindu Goddess Hindu/Puranic/Epic
Goddess name "Dhumravati" Hindu Rather terrible Goddess, walks around with a skull in the hand Hindu/Puranic
God name "Dhurjati" Hindu God, a manifestation of Siva Hindu/Puranic/Epic
Goddess name "Didi" Thakrun Hindu a plague Goddess associated with cholera
"Diksa" Hindu Or initiation is personified as the wife of Soma, the Moon. Hindu
Goddess name "Dipti" Hindu Minor Goddess Hindu/Puranic
Goddess name "Dirghadevi" Hindu/ Puranic/ Epic A Goddess
Goddess name "Disa" Hindu In minor Goddess and the momma of the minor creation god Sarga Hindu/Puranic/Epic
Goddess name "Diti" Hindu Goddess of the earth. Hindu
God name "Duha Deo" Hindu Minor God the bridegroom Hindu
Goddess name "Durga" Hindu Goddess of fire and a vengeful warrior Hindu/Puranic
God name "Dyaus Pitar" Hindu/India/Vedic Creator God. Hindu/India/Vedic
God name "Ekadasaruda" Hindu Collective name for the group of Gods (11) they are forms of the god Rudra Hindu
Deity name "Ekarudra" Hindu Minor Deity(god), another aspect of Siva Hindu/Puranic/Epic
Goddess name "Ellaman" Dravidian Goddess of passage, an astral deity Hindu/Dravidian/Tamil
God name "Gajavahana" Dravidian God, a form of the God Skanda Hindu/Dravidian/Tamil
God name "Gal Bapsi" Hindu/ Davidian/ Tamil A local God that can expiate sins, but it is rough
God name "Ganapati" Hindu God of education, wisdom, luck, prosperity, and prudence Hindu/Puranic
God name "Ganapati/ Ganesa/ Ganesha" Hindu/ Puranic A God of education, wisdom, luck, prosperity, & prudence
God name "Ganesa" Hindu Son of Siva and Parbutta; also called Gunputty, the elephant God. The god of wisdom, fore-thought, and prudence. The Mercury of the Hindus. Hindu
Goddess name "Ganga" Hindu Goddess of mercy, cleaning, health, rivers and happiness. Hindu
God name "Gardua" Hindu Archaic sun God Hindu/Vedic
Goddess name "Gauri" Hindu A form of the mighty Durga & a Goddess of spring
Goddess name "Gauri" Hindu The Goddess of marital felicity and longevity; she is worshipped particularly by ladies to seek the long life of their husbands. Hindu
God name "Ghantakarna" Hindu God of healing Hindu/Puranic/Epic
God name "Ghentu" Hindu Minor God Hindu
God name "Goraknath" Hindu Guardian God who is an avatar of Siva Hindu
Goddess name "Gulissa Mata" Hindu Mother Goddess who became a goddess of evil intent, inflecting sickness Hindu/Puranic/Epic
"Halahala" Hindu The name of a poison created from the sea when Devas and Asuras churned the sea in order to obtain Amrita, the nectar of immortality. Hindu
Deity name "Hansa" Hindu/Puranic The name, according to the Bhagavata Purana, of the "One Caste" when there were as yet no varieties of caste, but verily "one Veda, one Deity and one Caste". Hindu/Puranic
"Hanuman" Hindu A celestial being, named Punjikasthala, who, due to a curse, was born on the earth as a female vanara. The curse was to be removed on her giving birth to an incarnation of Lord Shiva. Hindu
"Hanuman/ Hanumat" Hindu/ Puranic/ Epic Chief minister & general of the monkey people as well as a patron saint of learning
"Hanumat" Hindu The fleet-footed manifestation of wind. Hindu
"Hara" Hindu/Puranic Avatar of Siva. Hindu/Puranic
"Hardaul" Hindu The patron of unmarried girls and brides who ensures respectively the marriage and wellbeing in the married life. Hindu
Goddess name "Harsa" Hindu Goddess Hindu
Goddess name "Hasta" Hindu Minor benevolent Goddess of fortune Hindu/Puranic/Epic
Goddess name "Hatti" Hindu A plague Goddess associated with cholera
Goddess name "Hatti" Hindu Plague Goddess associated with cholera Hindu
"Hayagriva" Hindu Incarnation of Vishnu Hindu/Puranic/Epic
"Hayagriva" Hindu/ Puranic/ Epic The most important incarnation of Vishnu
God name "Hayasa" Hindu Horse God, could be Hayangriva in disguise Hindu
God name "Hevajira" Buddhist God equivalent to the Hindu Siva Buddhist/Mahayana
God name "Himavan" Hindu God of mountains, the personification of the Himalayan Mountains. Hindu
God name "Himavan/ Himivat" Hindu A mountain God, the apotheosis of the Himalayan Mountains
Goddess name "Hinglaj-Mata" Hindu Mother Goddess Hindu
Goddess name "Hinglaj[-Mata]" Hindu A mother Goddess
Demon name "Hiranyagarbha" Hindu Creator god identified in the Rig Veda, the Demon King who proclaimed himself king of the universe Hindu/Vedic
Goddess name "Hotr[a]" Hindu/ Vedic A minor Goddess of sacrifices
Goddess name "Hotra" Hindu Minor Goddess of sacrifices Hindu/Vedic
God name "Hrsikesa" Hindu God, a minor avatar of Visnu Hindu
Goddess name "Hulka Devi" Hindu Goddess of cholera. Hindu
"Ida" Hindu Of the earth, abundant food, and nourishment. She is also the granter of any blessings evoked through her. Hindu
God name "Ikvaku" Hindu/ Vedic An ancestral sun God, that creator god
Goddess name "Ila" Hindu Minor Goddess of sacrifices Hindu/Vedic
God name "Imra" Hindu/Kush The chief pre-Islamic God of the Hindukush Kafir people. He was worshipped as the god of creation. By his breath, Imra created other gods of Kafir pantheon. Frequent sacrifiices were made to Imra, sometimes for recovery from sickness, seasonable weather, or other material benefits, sometimes from motives of simple piety. Imra was more honored than the other gods at the religious dances. Hindu/Kush
God name "Indra" Hindu A God of rain, storms, thunder & clouds
God name "Indra" Hindu The king of the Gods and ruler of the heavens, the god of thunder and rain and a great warrior who symbolises courage and strength. His mount is an elephant called Airavata and he has a golden chariot drawn by ten thousand horses. Hindu
Goddess name "Indrani" Hindu The Goddess of wrath and jealousy, and a daughter of Puloman, a demon who was killed by Indrani's future husband, Indra. She is beautiful and has one-thousand eyes. She is associated with lions and elephants. Hindu
Goddess name "Indukari" Hindu Goddess Hindu/Puranic/Epic
"Isa" Hindu Aspect of Siva Hindu/Puranic
"Isa" Hindu/ Puranic An aspect of Siva
Goddess name "Issaki" Hindu/ Puranic/ Epic A Goddess walking around with a headless child
God name "Istadevata" Hindu A generic title for a personal God or a house icon
God name "Istadevata" Hindu Generic title for a personal God or a house icon Hindu
God name "Istadevata" Hindu A favourite God a person chooses to show devotion and develop a special relationship with. Hindu
"Isvara" Hindu Epitaph of Siva Hindu
Goddess name "Jagadhamba" Hindu She Who dances the dance of life. The Goddess of the cosmic energy which motivates evolution. Hindu