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God Name and Meaning

List of Gods : "Hindu"
God Name: Abhaswaras Hindu A class of deities, sixty-four in number, of whose nature little is known. Hindu
God 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.
God Name: Adhyatman Hindu The supreme spirit; the soul of the universe. Hindu
God Name: Adi-Shakti Hindu The Female aspect of the Supreme Divine in Kinetic Dynamic Form. Hindu
God Name: Adimurti Hindu Avatar of Vishnu Hindu
God Name: Aditi Hindu Hindu supreme creator of all that has been created
God Name: Aditi . Adithi Hindu a goddess of the sky, consciousness, the past, the future and fertility. References to her pre-date history. Hindu
God Name: 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
God 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
God Name: Akupara Hindu The turtle on which the earth rests. Hindu
God 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
God 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
God 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
God Name: Amrita Hindu The elixir of immortality, made by churning the milk-sea. Hindu
God Name: 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
God Name: Ananta Hindu/ Puranic A snake god & one of the seven snake deities
God 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
God Name: Anantesa Hindu Minor deity and one of the eight Lords of of knowledge Hindu/Puranic
God Name: 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
God 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
God Name: Anilas Hindu The forty-nine deities connected with Anila, the wind. Hindu
God Name: Ankalamman Hindu/Dravidian Guardian goddess who wards off demons. Sister of Draupadi. Hindu/Dravidian
God Name: Annapatni Hindu Goddess of food Hindu
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God Name: Annapurna India A Hindu avatar of Durga who ruled over food production. India
God Name: Ansa Hindu/Puranic A solar deity and one of the Adityas.Hindu/Puranic
God 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
God Name: Aparajita Hindu/Puranic Form of Durga Terrible in appearance and likes to trample Ganesha under foot. Hindu/Puranic
God 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
God Name: Aranyani Hindu/Vedic Minor goddess of woodlands. Hindu/Vedic
God Name: Ardra Hindu Minor goddess of misfortune Hindu/Puranic
God Name: 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
God 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
God Name: Arundhati Hindu/Puranic Goddess of the sky, stars and night time. Hindu/Puranic
God 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
God Name: Ashvins Hindu Sons of the sun. Hindu
God Name: Aslea[s] Hindu A minor goddess of misfortune
God Name: Astamastara Hindu/ Puranic A group of mother goddesses
God Name: Asuras Hindu/Vedic A group of power-seeking deities, sometimes referred to as demons. They were opposed to the devas. Hindu/Vedic
God Name: Asvayujau Hindu Minor goddess of good luck, joy and happiness Hindu/Puranic
God 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
God Name: 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
God Name: 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
God Name: Badhava Hindu Aka Haya-Siras. A flame with the head of a horse. Hindu
God Name: Badi Mata Hindu Mother goddess Hindu
God Name: Bagala Hindu One of the mahavidyas and an aspect of Devi. Hindu
God 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.
God Name: Bali Hindu/Puranic/Epic Demonic god. Hindu/Puranic/Epic
God 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.
God Name: Bhaiarva Hindu/ Puranic A minor form of Siva
God 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.
God Name: Bharani Hindu Minor goddess of misfortune Hindu/Puranic/Epic
God Name: Bharat Mata Hindu Mother goddess who is the mother of India Hindu
God 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.
God 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
God 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
God Name: Bhutamata Hindu A terrible and malevolent goddess, a form of Devi. Hindu
God 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.
God Name: Bombat KaMayann Hindu Local deceased goddess. Hindu
God Name: Bombat Kamayan Hindu A local deceased goddess
God Name: Brahani Hindu Mother goddess Hindu/Puranic/Epic
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
God 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
God Name: Brahmins Hindu Their "tri-murti" is a three-headed deity, 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
God Name: 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
God Name: Canda Hindu/ Puranic/ Epic A terrible goddess & a distinct form of Durga done in
God Name: Candanyika Hindu/ Puranic/ Epic Another distinctive form of Durga
God 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
God Name: Candi India Demon-destroying form of the Hindu goddess Sakti. India
God Name: Candika Hindu A name of the Hindu goddess Durga, who inhabits the graveyard.
God Name: Candogra Hindu Goddess, a distinctive form of Durga. Hindu
God Name: Candra Hindu/ Puranic/ Epic/ Buddhist A planet god commonly affiliated with the moon
God 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
God Name: 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
God Name: Caturmurti Hindu Specific form of Vishnu, a personifications of weapons Hindu
God Name: Cenkalaniyammal Hindu Local goddess who guards the maize fields Hindu.
God Name: Chaitanya Hindu Mendicant god Hindu/Puranic
God Name: Chakora Hindu A fabulous bird, similar to a partridge that lives upon the beams of the moon. Hindu
God Name: Chamunda Hindu An emanation from the forehead of the goddess Durga to encounter the demons Chanda and Munda. Hindu
God Name: Chanda aka Chandi Hindu The goddess Durga in the form she assumed for the destruction of the Asura called Mahisha. Hindu
God Name: Chaya Hindu Goddess Hindu/Puranic/Epic
God Name: Chinnamastaka Hindu/Puranic/Epic Goddess, a headless form of Durga. Hindu/Puranic/Epic
God Name: 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.
God Name: Citra Hindu Minor goddess of misfortune and a malevolent astral deity Hindu/Puranic/Epic
God Name: 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
God Name: Danu Hindu Primordial goddess Hindu/Vedic
God Name: Daya Hindu/ Puranic A goddess who oddly enough is considered a minor aspect of the god of Visnu
God Name: 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
God Name: Devaki Hindu/Puranic/Epic Mother goddess. Hindu/Puranic/Epic
God Name: Devala Hindu Music personified as female. Hindu
God 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.
God 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
God Name: Devi Hindu A twelve armed warrior goddess
God Name: Devi Hindu Twelve armed warrior goddess. Hindu
God 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. Hindu
God 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
God Name: Dharti Mata Hindu Mother goddess Hindu/Puranic
God Name: Dhatar Hindu God of the sun Hindu/Puranic
God Name: Dhisana Hindu Minor goddess of prosperity Hindu
God Name: Dhruva Hindu Astral god Hindu/Puranic/Epic
God Name: Dhumavati Hindu Goddess Hindu/Puranic/Epic
God Name: Dhumorna Hindu Goddess Hindu/Puranic/Epic
God 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
God Name: Didi Thakrun Hindu a plague goddess associated with cholera
God Name: Diksa Hindu Or initiation is personified as the wife of Soma, the Moon. Hindu
God Name: Dipti Hindu Minor goddess Hindu/Puranic
God Name: Dirghadevi Hindu/ Puranic/ Epic A goddess
God Name: Disa Hindu In minor goddess and the momma of the minor creation god Sarga Hindu/Puranic/Epic
God Name: Diti Hindu Goddess of the earth. Hindu
God Name: Duha Deo Hindu Minor god the bridegroom Hindu
God 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
God Name: Ekarudra Hindu Minor deity, another aspect of Siva Hindu/Puranic/Epic
God 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
God Name: Ganga Hindu Goddess of mercy, cleaning, health, rivers and happiness. Hindu
God Name: Gardua Hindu Archaic sun god Hindu/Vedic
God Name: Gauri Hindu A form of the mighty Durga & a goddess of spring
God 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
God Name: Gulissa Mata Hindu Mother goddess who became a goddess of evil intent, inflecting sickness Hindu/Puranic/Epic
God Name: 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
God 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
God Name: 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
God Name: Hanuman/ Hanumat Hindu/ Puranic/ Epic Chief minister & general of the monkey people as well as a patron saint of learning
God Name: Hanumat Hindu The fleet-footed manifestation of wind. Hindu
God Name: Hara Hindu/Puranic Avatar of Siva. Hindu/Puranic
God Name: Hardaul Hindu The patron of unmarried girls and brides who ensures respectively the marriage and wellbeing in the married life. Hindu
God Name: Harsa Hindu Goddess Hindu
God Name: Hasta Hindu Minor benevolent goddess of fortune Hindu/Puranic/Epic
God Name: Hatti Hindu A plague goddess associated with cholera
God Name: Hatti Hindu Plague goddess associated with cholera Hindu
God Name: Hayagriva Hindu Incarnation of Vishnu Hindu/Puranic/Epic
God Name: 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
God Name: Hinglaj-Mata Hindu Mother goddess Hindu
God Name: Hinglaj[-Mata] Hindu A mother goddess
God Name: Hiranyagarbha Hindu Creator god identified in the Rig Veda, the demon King who proclaimed himself king of the universe Hindu/Vedic
God Name: Hotr[a] Hindu/ Vedic A minor goddess of sacrifices
God Name: Hotra Hindu Minor goddess of sacrifices Hindu/Vedic
God Name: Hrsikesa Hindu God, a minor avatar of Visnu Hindu
God Name: Hulka Devi Hindu Goddess of cholera. Hindu
God Name: 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
God 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
God 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
God Name: Indukari Hindu Goddess Hindu/Puranic/Epic
God Name: Isa Hindu Aspect of Siva Hindu/Puranic
God Name: Isa Hindu/ Puranic An aspect of Siva
God 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
God Name: Isvara Hindu Epitaph of Siva Hindu
God Name: Jagadhamba Hindu She Who dances the dance of life. The goddess of the cosmic energy which motivates evolution. Hindu