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List of Gods : "Hindu" - 980 records

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God name
"AGNI (fire)"
Hindu / India God of fire. God of the sacrificial fire and the intercessor between gods and mankind, Agni is the son of KASYAPA and ADITI or, alternatively, of Dyaus and PRTHIVI. Color: red. Attributes: seven arms and sometimes the head of a goat, carrying a wide variety of objects....
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....
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
Goddess name
"Abhijit (victorious)"
Hindu / Puranic Minor goddess of fortune. A benevolent naksatra or astral deity; daughter of DAKSA and consort of CANDRA (SOMA)....
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
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"Adimurti"
Hindu Avatar of Vishnu Hindu
God name
"Adimurti (the primeval personification)"
Hindu / Epic / Puranic Form or avatara of the god VIS'NU. Probably very similar to NARAYANA. Conventionally perceived as Vis'nu seated on the coils of the serpent SESA (Adisesa) and attended by two wives. Attributes: those of Vis'nu. Also Vaikunthanatha, Paramapathanatha....

"Aditi"
Hindu Hindu supreme creator of all that has been created
Goddess name
"Aditi (the free one)"
Hindu / Vedic Archaic mother goddess. According to the Rg Veda Aditi is said to be the wife of KASYAPA or of BRAHMA and mother of the ADITYAS, a group of minor gods including MITRA, ARYAMAN, BHAGA, VARUNA, DAKSA and Anisa. No other consort is mentioned in the literature. She is also accounted as the mother of HARI. Other legends account her as the mother of the Rain god INDRA. No human physical features are drawn, though she is sometimes identified in the guise of a cow. Aditi is also perceived as a guardian goddess who brings prosperity and who can free her devotees from problems and clear away obstacles. She disappears largely from later Hindu traditions....
Goddess name
"Aditi . Adithi"
Hindu a goddess of the sky, consciousness, the past, the future and fertility. References to her pre-date history. Hindu
Goddess name
"Aditya (descendant of Aditi)"
Hindu / Vedic / Puranic Collective name for Sun gods. These numbered six in Vedic times but later increased to twelve. The sons of the primordial goddess ADITI. Also an epithet for SURYA. Attributes: two or more lotuses....

"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
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