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List of Gods : "Hindu"   (200++ records)

NameOrigin Description
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"Mon Kafir"
Afghanistan warrior god and hero from prehistoric origins and around today Afghanistan / Hindukush
God name
"Shomde"
Afghanistan Local creator god of the Hindu Kush, Afghanistan
Goddess name
"Ola"
Bibi Hindu a local play goddess associated with cholera
God name
"Hevajira"
Buddhist God equivalent to the Hindu Siva Buddhist / Mahayana
Goddess name
"Jw"
Buddhist Ja'u, Jawi. Possibly a part of the syncretistic Agami Jawi. Many Hindu-Buddhist gods, called dewata with Sanskrit names, are incorporated in Agami Jawi. Dewi Sri comes from Sri, the consort of Vishnu, and in Java is the goddess of fertility and rice.
God name
"Mahamayuri"
Buddhist Snake god Hindu / Buddhist / Mahayana
Deities name
"Paramasva"
Buddhist Great horse god usually depicted trampling four major Hindu deities underfoot. Buddhist
Goddess name
"Prasannatara"
Buddhist Rather minor goddess who tramples upon some Hindu gods Buddhist / Mahayana
God name
"Sani"
Buddhist Astral god Hindu / Buddhist
God name
"Jayakara (victorious)"
Buddhist God. Probably of Hindu derivation, he rides in a carriage drawn by cockatoos. Color: white. Attributes: arrow, bow, garland and wine glass....
Deities name
"Lokesvara (lord of the world)"
Buddhist Generic name for a group of deities. These are thought to be a syncretization of Hindu and Buddhist deities and include such gods as SIVA, V IS'NU and others which have come to be defined as forms of a primeval buddha or DHYANIBUDDHA. The lokesvara are usually repre sented by a small figure, identified as ADIBUD DHA or AMITABHA, which rests on the head of the main statue. Also a group name for the many forms of the Buddhist deity AVALOKITESVARA....
God name
"Madhukara (honey maker)"
Buddhist God. Derived from a Hindu deity and equating with Kama. He rides in a chariot drawn by parrots. Color: white. Attributes: arrow, banner, bow and wine glass....
Deities name
"Mara (the destroyer)"
Buddhist (1) God. An evil deity who puts obstacles in the way of the BUDDHA. The equal of the Hindu god Kama. In Buddhist tradition, the Hindu gods INDRA, BRAHMA, VIS NU and S IVA are maras who become vanquished by various Buddhist deities. Attributes: fish standard.(2) God. Hindu. An epithet of KAMA(DEVA)....
Goddess name
"Maya(devi)"
Buddhist Mother goddess. The mother of the BUDDHA perceived as the world lotus or PADMA from which the Buddha was born. She equates with the Hindu goddess LAKSMI. The term is also applied to the personification of the visible universe and, in Hinduism, as an epithet of the goddess DURGA....
God name
"Ucchusma"
Buddhist God. An emanation of AKSOBHYA or RATNASAMBHAVA. Also a form of JAMBHALA. He is depicted as pot-bellied and stands upon Kubera, the Hindu god of riches, who lies with jewels spewing from his mouth. Attributes: cup, ichneumon fly, image of Aksobhya in the hair, moon disc and snakes. Three-eyed....
Goddess name
"Vidyujjvalakarili (tongues of fire)"
Buddhist Goddess. A twelve-headed form of Akajata who is said to have been formed in the BUDDHA's sweat. She is often depicted trampling the four Hindu deities BRAHMA, INDRA, SIVA and VISNU. Color: blue or black. Attributes: many and varied....
Goddess name
"Digambara (naked)"
Buddhist - Lamaist / Tibet Goddess. The SAKTI of Yogambara. Attribute: a bowl. NOTE: Digambara is also an epithet of the goddess KALI in Hindu religion....
Goddess name
"Lha-Mo (the goddess)"
Buddhist - Lamaist / Tibet Goddess. Coming from the old Bon pantheon and equating with the Hindu goddess SRIDEVI....
Goddess name
"AVALOKITESVARA (merciful lord)"
Buddhist / India Bodhisattva or buddhadesignate. One of the most important deities of the Mahayana sect of Buddhism. In Lamaism he is the tutelary god of Tibet. He equates with VIS NU in Hinduism and bears links with PADMAPANI. In cosmic mythology he is a creator deity. Color: white or red. Attributes: blue lotus, image of Amitabha (topmost pyramidal head), lotus, rosary, sword and water jar. NOTE: in Chinese Buddhism he is represented by the goddess Kuan-Tin, and in Japanese by KWANNON....
God name
"BUDDHA"
Buddhist / India The founder of Buddhism. The deity is regarded as having been an historical figure, born at Kapilavastu near Gorakhpur. He died at Kusinagara in circa 486 BC. His father was SUDDHODANA of the Sakya clan, his mother was MAYA and his wife YASODHARA. Buddha is, in certain respects, the equal of the Hindu god VIS NU. H...
Goddess name
"Bhutadamara (tumult of demons)"
Buddhist / Mahayana God. May be depicted reclining on the Hindu goddess APARAJITA. Attributes: snakes in the hair, and staff. Three-eyed....
Deities name
"Heruka"
Buddhist / Mahayana God. One of the most popular deities in the pantheon, though probably owing much to the influence of the Hindu god S IWA. Originally an epithet for another Hindu god, GANESA, but in Buddhism seen as an emanation of AKSOBHYA. His SAKTI is NAIRAMATA and the product of their liaison is nirvana (eternal bliss). Typically he stands upon a corpse. In northeastern India, Heruka is worshiped as a compassionate god. Attributes: club, flayed human skin, image of Aksobhya, jewel, knife, fifty skulls, sword, staff and teeth....
God name
"Hevajira"
Buddhist / Mahayana God. A BODHISATTVA (buddha-designate) and an emanation of AKSOBHYA. The Tantric form of HERUKA and the Buddhist equivalent of the Hindu god Siva Nataraja. His SAKTI is NAIRAMATA or VAJRAVARAHI and he may appear dominating the four MARAS (the Hindu gods BRAHMA, VISNU, SIVA and INDRA). Color: blue. Attributes: bell, bow, hook, image of Aksobhya on crown, jewel, lotus, prayer wheel, wine glass. He holds a skull in each hand and an assortment of other weapons. Threeor eightheaded, from two to sixteen arms and two or four legs; three-eyed....
God name
"Jambhala (devouring)"
Buddhist / Mahayana God. An emanation of AKSOBHYA, RATNASAMBHAVA or Vajrasattva, or a collective emanation of the five DHYANIBUDDHAS, he is the equal of the Hindu god KUBERA. His SAKTI is VASUDHARA and he may stand upon a man or a conch. Color: blue or white. Attributes: arrow, bow, cup, hook, Ichneumon fly, image of Aksobhya in the hair, jewel, noose, other jewels, staff, sword and trident. Threeheaded, each head representing one of the three named Dhyanibuddhas....
Goddess name
"Kalika (black)"
Buddhist / Mahayana (1) Goddess. Often depicted standing upon a corpse. Color: dark blue. Attributes: cup and knife.(2) Goddess. Hindu (Puranic). A SAKTI of NIRRTI, and an epithet of DURGA....
Goddess name
"Marici (shining)"
Buddhist / Mahayana (1) Astral goddess. An emanation of VAIROCANA and also his female aspect or SAKTI. She is further identified as a buddha-designate or BODHISATTVA. She may also be the mother of SAKYAMUNI (a form of the BUDDHA). Considered by some to be the equal of the Hindu SURYA. She may be depicted in a three-headed form (as the Sakti of HAYAGRIVA), in which case her left head is that of a pig. She rides in a chariot drawn by seven boars. Color: red, yellow or white. Attributes: arrow, bow, fly whisk, horse's head image in the hair, needle, prayer wheel, staff, sword, thread and trident. Three-eyed.(2) Demiurge. Hindu. A product of the creator god BRAHMA....
Deities name
"Paramasva (great horse)"
Buddhist / Mahayana God. Considered to be a form of HAYAGRIVA depicted with four legs and trampling the four major Hindu deities underfoot. Color: red. Attributes: arrow, bow, head of a horse, great lotus, lotus, staff and sword. Threeeyed....
Goddess name
"Prasannatara (the gracious Tara)"
Buddhist / Mahayana Minor goddess. Regarded as a form of RATNASAMBHAVA who tramples on Hindu gods including INDRA, BRAHMA, RUDRA and Upendra. Color: yellow. Carries a large variety of attributes. Three-eyed....
Deities name
"Samvara (keeping out)"
Buddhist / Mahayana God. One of the emanations of AKSOBHYA and also of HEVAJIRA. In Lamaism he is a four-headed tutelary yi-dam god. His SAKTI is VAJRAVARAHI. He stands upon one or more four-armed Hindu deities including Kalaratri and BHAIRAVA. Color: blue or black. Attributes: ax, bell, cup, drum, image of Aksobhya on the crown, image of four-faced BRAHMA, knife, moon disc, skin, staff and trident....
Deities name
"Trailokyavijaya (lord of three worlds)"
Buddhist / Mahayana God. Seen standing on the Hindu deities Mahesvara (SIVA) and GAURI. Color: blue. Attributes: arrow, bell, bow, club, hook, noose, prayer wheel, staff and sword. Also an alternative name for ACALA....
God name
"Vigrieaetaka (remover of obstacles)"
Buddhist / Mahayana God. An emanation of AKSOBHYA who may equate with the Hindu god GANESA. Color: blue. He is also seen as a dikpala or guardian of the northerly direction, in which case his color is green. Attributes: cup, drum, hook, knife, noose and staff. Three-headed. Also Analarka....
Deities name
"Kalacakra (time wbeel)"
Buddhist / Mahayana / / Lamaist / Tibet Tutelary god. One of a group of yi-dam tutelary deities chosen on a basis of personal selection. Perceived as time in the form of a CAKRA (rotating wheel) and one who dominates the Hindu gods KAMA and RUDRA. SAKTI with two to four heads. Color: blue. Attributes: a large variety held in up to twenty-four hands. Typically four-headed....
God name
"Khyung-Gai mGo-Can"
Buddhist / Tibet Local god. Equating to the Hindu god GARUDA....
God name
"Nan-Sgrub (the black one)"
Buddhist / Tibet God. Possibly a counterpart of the Hindu god KALA. In Lamaism he is a form of YAMA. He stands upon a man. Color: dark blue. Attributes: cup and knife....
Deities name
"Yamari (enemy of Yama)"
Buddhist / Vajrayana God. Probably influenced by the Hindu deities SIVA and YAMA. His vehicle is a buffalo, his color red and his attributes a club, a cup, a noose and a staff....
Spirit name
"Vajrapani"
Buddhist / mainly Tibet God. An emanation of AKSOBHYA but also sometimes identified with ADIBUDDBA. Generally thought to reflect the second DHYANIBUDDHA or spiritual meditation buddba. Sometimes depicted with a peacock. Alternatively considered to be a counterpart of the Hindu god INDRA. Color: dark blue or white. Attributes: noose, snake and staff. Also AcalaVajrapani; Acarya-Vajrapani....
God name
"Juggernaut or Jaggernaut"
Crow The Hindu god Jagganath. The word is a corruption of the Sanscrit jagannatha (lord of the world). The temple of this god is in a town of the same name in Orissa. king Ayeen Akbery sent a learned Brahman to look out a site for a temple. The Brahman wandered about for many days, and then saw a crow dive into the water, and having washed, made obeisance to the element. This was selected as the site of the temple. While the temple was a-building the rajah had a prophetic dream, telling him that the true form of Vishnu should be revealed to him in the morning. When the rajah went to see the temple he beheld a log of wood in the water, and this log he accepted as the realisation of his dream, enshrined it in the temple, and called it Jagannath.
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
Goddess name
"Satyabhama"
Dravidian Goddess Hindu / Dravidian / Tamil
God name
"Murukan"
Dravidian / Tamil / southern India Hunting and war god. Identified with the Hindu god SKANDA. His vehicle is an elephant or a peacock. Color: red. Attributes: spear and staff with gar land....
God name
"Tirumal (the excellent black one)"
Early Dravidian / Tamil Creator god. Thought to reside in trees and equating with VISNU. In later Hinduism used as an epithet of Vis nu....

"Mundane Egg"
Egyptian In the Phoenician, Egyptian, Hindu, and Japanese systems, it is represented that the world was hatched from an egg. In some mythologies a bird is represented as laying the mundane egg on the primordial waters.
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

"Adimurti"
Hindu Avatar of Vishnu Hindu

"Adi-Shakti"
Hindu The Female aspect of the Supreme Divine in Kinetic Dynamic Form. 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
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

"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, Yajña 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

"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
"Ananga"
Hindu The bodyless; it is a name of Kama, god of love. Hindu
Deity name
"Anantesa"
Hindu Minor deity 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
Deities name
"Anilas"
Hindu The forty-nine deities connected with Anila, the wind. Hindu
Goddess name
"Annapatni"
Hindu Goddess of food Hindu
God name
"Apa"
Hindu One of the eight Vasus who serve the god Indra Hindu / Puranic
God name
"Aparajita"
Hindu God, one of eleven ekadasarudras, a form of Rudra Hindu / Puranic
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
God name
"Aruna"
Hindu mountain god of morning and warriors. Hindu
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
"Asvayujau"
Hindu Minor goddess of good luck, joy and happiness Hindu / Puranic

"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.
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
God name
"Bhavanavasi"
Hindu The last of the four categories of gods in the Jainistic Work of Salvation.
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 Kamayan"
Hindu A local deceased goddess
Goddess name
"Bombat KaMayann"
Hindu Local deceased goddess. Hindu
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, representing Brahma (as creator), Vishnu (as preserver), and Siva (as destroyer).
God name
"Brhaspati"
Hindu Astral god personifying Jupiter Hindu / Puranic / Epic

"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
"Candavati"
Hindu An aspect of the goddess Durga and one of the nine navadurgas. Hindu
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
Goddess name
"Candra Kirana"
Hindu An incarnation of Dewi Ratih, a goddess of love. Hindu

"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

"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

"Deo"
Hindu Originally the term for the thirty-three great divinities. Hindu

"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.
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. Hindu
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

"Diksa"
Hindu Or initiation is personified as the wife of Soma, the moon. Hindu
Goddess name
"Dipti"
Hindu Minor goddess Hindu / Puranic
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
"Ekadasaruda"
Hindu Collective name for the group of gods (11) they are forms of the god Rudra Hindu
Deity name
"Ekarudra"
Hindu Minor deity, another aspect of Siva Hindu / Puranic / Epic
God name
"Ganapati"
Hindu God of education, wisdom, luck, prosperity, and prudence Hindu / Puranic
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

"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

"Hanumat"
Hindu The fleet-footed manifestation of wind. Hindu

"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
God name
"Hayasa"
Hindu horse god, could be Hayangriva in disguise Hindu
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 A mother goddess
Goddess name
"Hinglaj-Mata"
Hindu Mother goddess Hindu
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
"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
Goddess name
"Ila"
Hindu Minor goddess of sacrifices Hindu / Vedic
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
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

"Jagannath"
Hindu Jagganath, Jagannatha, "Lord of the world";. Name for Vishnu in his manifestation as Krishna. Hindu
God name
"Jagganath/ Juggernaut"
Hindu The god whose name means Lord of the world
Goddess name
"Jara"
Hindu Goddess of the household, domestic health, happiness and prosperity. The night-eater of corpses. Hindu
God name
"Jayanta"
Hindu God who is one of the 11 forms of the god Rudra Hindu / Puranic / Epic
Goddess name
"Jaya-Vijaya"
Hindu Twin goddess, possibly forms of Durga Hindu / Puranic / Epic
God name
"Jvartaharisvara"
Hindu A plague god associated with malaria
Goddess name
"Jyeshtha"
Hindu Goddess of bad luck, revenge and dark magic. Hindu
Demon name
"Kabandha"
Hindu The chief demon of the Ramayana. Indra zapped him with a thunderbolt. Hindu

"Kacha"
Hindu A disciple of Sukra who learnt the mystic power of restoring the dead to life. Hindu

"Kadru"
Hindu The mother of a thousand powerful many-headed serpents and many other fierce and venomous serpents. Hindu
Demon name
"Kaitabha and Madhu"
Hindu Kaitabha and Madhu were two horrible demons who, according to Mahabharata and the sprang from the ear of Vishnu while he was asleep. Hindu

"Kala"
Hindu A name of Yama, the judge of the dead. In the Atharva-Veda Time is addressed as the source and ruler of all things. Hindu

"Kalaka"
Hindu A daughter of Daksha, married to Kasyapa, and bore him 60,000 distinguished Danavas, called Paulomas and Kalakanjas, who were powerful, ferocious, and cruel. Hindu
Goddess name
"Kalavikarnika"
Hindu Fever goddess Hindu / Puranic
Goddess name
"Kali"
Hindu Goddess of cemeteries, destruction and death who helped dance the universe into existence Hindu / Puranic / India
Spirit name
"Kali"
Hindu The Kaliyuga, personified as the spirit of evil. In playing dice Kali is the ace and so is a personification of ill luck. Hindu
King name
"Kaliya"
Hindu A serpent king who had five heads, and dwelt in a deep pool of the Yamuna, with numerous attendant serpents. His mouths vomited fire and smoke and he laid waste all the country round. Hindu

"Kaliyuga"
Hindu The last of the four Hindu periods contained in the great Yuga, equal to the Iron Age of classic mythology. It consisted of 432,000 solar-sidereal years, and began 3,102 years before the Christian era. The bull, representing truth and right, has but one foot in this period, because all the world delights in wickedness.
King name
"Kalmashapada"
Hindu A king of the Solar race, son of Sudasa (hence he is called Saudasa), and a descendant of Ikshwaku. Saktri turned him into a man-eating goblin. Hindu