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God Name and Meaning

List of Gods : "Hindu Dravidian"   (10 records)

NameOriginDescription
Goddess name
"Ammavaru"
Hindu - Dravidian Primordial mother goddess. Known locally from east central India and worshiped by the Dravidian tribe of Telugu. She is said to have generated the cosmic egg in the sea of milk from which the major gods BRAHMA, VIS'NU and SIVA were born....
Goddess name
"Ankalamman"
Hindu - Dravidian / Tamil Guardian goddess. Known particularly in southern India where she wards off demons. Alternatively she is an aspect of KALI....
God name
"Cankilikkaruppan (the black man of the chain)"
Hindu - Dravidian / Tamil Local god. Worshiped in southern India....
Goddess name
"Cenaaianiyammai (lady of the red paddyfield)"
Hindu - Dravidian / Tamil Local goddess. Guardian of paddyfields in southern India....
Goddess name
"Ellaman (lady of the boundary)"
Hindu - Dravidian / Tamil / southern India Goddess of passage. A goddess guarding boundaries of villages and fields. One of the NAVASAKTI or astral deities. Also Ellaiyamman....
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"Gajavahana"
Hindu - Dravidian / Tamil God. A form of SKANDA who has an elephant as a vehicle. Mainly from southern India. Attributes: cockerel and spear....
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"Gal Bapsi (‘hook' god)"
Hindu - Dravidian / Tamil / southern India Local god. Worshiped particularly by the Bhils. To expiate sins, the penitent thrusts a hook into his back and is suspended from it on the day when the Sun enters Aries....
Goddess name
"Nappinnai"
Hindu - Dravidian / Tamil Local goddess. Consort of KRSNA. Mentioned in the Vaisnavite and Saivite literature, the Krsna-Nappinnai cult was prominent in Tamil-speaking areas of southern India in the seventh to ninth centuries. According to tradition Krsna wed Nappinnai after a bullbaiting contest during which he took on and defeated seven bulls. Nappinnai may be a localized form of Sri-Laksmi. Also Pinnai....
God name
"Palaniyantavan"
Hindu - Dravidian / Tamil Local god. Known only from southern India and considered to be a form of SKANDA or of MURUKAN, who is an old Tamil tribal snake god....
Goddess name
"Satyabhama (with true luster)"
Hindu - Dravidian / Tamil Goddess. Known particularly from southern India as the second consort of KRSNA, who stands on her left; also as the secorid consort of V ISNU. Attribute: a flower....