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List of Gods   : "HinduPuranic"

NameOriginDescription
Goddess name "Abhijit" Hindu Name means triumphator. A benevolent astral deity and goddess of fortune Hindu / Puranic
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
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 and one of the eight Lords of of knowledge Hindu / Puranic
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
Deity name "Ansa" Hindu / Puranic A solar deity 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 "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
Goddess name "Ardra" Hindu Minor goddess of misfortune Hindu / Puranic
Goddess name "Arundhati" Hindu / Puranic Goddess of the sky, stars and night time. Hindu / Puranic
Goddess name "Astamastara" Hindu / Puranic A group of mother goddesses
Goddess name "Asvayujau" Hindu Minor goddess of good luck, joy and happiness Hindu / Puranic
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
"Bhaiarva" Hindu / Puranic A minor form of Siva
Goddess name "Bharani" Hindu Minor goddess of misfortune Hindu / Puranic / Epic
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 "Brahani" Hindu Mother goddess Hindu / Puranic / Epic
God name "Brhaspati" Hindu Astral god personifying Jupiter Hindu / Puranic / Epic
God name "Budha" Hindu / Vedic / Epic / Puranic / Buddhist An astral god
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
God name "Candfrasekhara" Hindu / Puranic A form of a god Siva
Planet name "Candra" Hindu / Puranic / Epic / Buddhist A planet god commonly affiliated with the moon
God name "Candsvera" Hindu / Puranic / Epic A Minor God & benevolent aspect of Siva
God name "Chaitanya" Hindu Mendicant god Hindu / Puranic
Goddess name "Chaya" Hindu Goddess Hindu / Puranic / Epic
Goddess name "Chinnamastaka" Hindu / Puranic / Epic Goddess, a headless form of Durga. Hindu / Puranic / Epic
Goddess name "Citra" Hindu Minor goddess of misfortune and a malevolent astral deity Hindu / Puranic / Epic
Goddess name "Daya" Hindu / Puranic A goddess who oddly enough is considered a minor aspect of the god of Visnu
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
Goddess name "Devasena" Hindu / Puranic Goddess. Hindu / Puranic
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
Goddess name "Dharti Mata" Hindu Mother goddess Hindu / Puranic
God name "Dhatar" Hindu God of the Sun Hindu / Puranic
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 "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 "Durga" Hindu Goddess of fire and a vengeful warrior Hindu / Puranic
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 "Ganapati/ Ganesa/ Ganesha" Hindu / Puranic A god of education, wisdom, luck, prosperity, & prudence
God name "Ghantakarna" Hindu God of healing Hindu / Puranic / Epic
Goddess name "Gulissa Mata" Hindu Mother goddess who became a goddess of evil intent, inflecting sickness Hindu / Puranic / Epic
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/ Hanumat" Hindu / Puranic / Epic Chief minister & general of the monkey people as well as a patron saint of learning
"Hara" Hindu / Puranic Avatar of Siva. Hindu / Puranic
Goddess name "Hasta" Hindu Minor benevolent goddess of fortune Hindu / Puranic / Epic
"Hayagriva" Hindu Incarnation of Vishnu Hindu / Puranic / Epic
"Hayagriva" Hindu / Puranic / Epic The most important incarnation of Vishnu
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
Goddess name "Jaya-Vijaya" Hindu Twin goddess, possibly forms of Durga Hindu / Puranic / Epic
God name "Jayanta" Hindu God who is one of the 11 forms of the god Rudra Hindu / Puranic / Epic
"KRSNA" Hindu Incarnation of Vishnu known as the dark one Hindu / Puranic / Tamil / Epic
"KRSNA/ Kannan" Hindu / Puranic / Epic / Tamil An incarnation of Vishnu known as the dark one
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
Goddess name "Kali" Hindu / Puranic / India A goddess of cemeteries, destruction & death that helped dance the universe into existence
God name "Kalki[n]" Hindu / Vedic / Puranic / Epic This god will be the 10th avatar of Visnu that rewards good & punishes people
God name "Kama/ Kama[Deva]" Hindu / Puranic / Indian A god of love & carnal desire
Goddess name "Kamala" Hindu Goddess Hindu / Puranic / Epic
Goddess name "Kankar Mata" Hindu Mother goddess who became a mother of evil intent Hindu / Puranic / Epic
God name "Kantatman" Hindu / Puranic / Epic God of Medicine and good health. Hindu / Puranic / Epic
Goddess name "Kanti" Hindu Goddess whose name means desire Hindu / Puranic / Epic
God name "Kapali" Hindu God, one of the forms of the Rudra Hindu / Puranic / Epic
God name "Karttikeya/ Skanda/ Scanda" Hindu / Puranic / Epic A god of war & a form of Skanda
Goddess name "Karttiki" Hindu Mother goddess Hindu / Puranic / Epic
"Kasyapa" Hindu "Having assumed the form of a tortoise, Prajapati created offspring. That which he created he made; hence the word kurma (tortoise). Kasyapa means tortoise; hence men say, 'All creatures are descendants of Kasyapa.' This tortoise is the same as Aditya." Hindu / Puranic / Vedic
Goddess name "Katayana" Hindu Form the goddess Durga or Parvati Hindu / Puranic
Goddess name "Katyayani" Hindu Form of the goddess of Durga or Parvati Hindu / Puranic
Goddess name "Kaumauri" Hindu Goddess who later became considered a goddess of evil intent Hindu / Puranic / Epic
Goddess name "Kirti" Hindu Goddess Hindu / Puranic / Epic
Goddess name "Kollapura-Mahalaksmi" Hindu Goddess Hindu / Puranic
Goddess name "Krttika[s]" Hindu Minor malevolent goddess / es Hindu / Puranic / Epic
Goddess name "Ksama" Hindu In minor goddess Hindu / Puranic / Epic
God name "Kubera" Hindu / Puranic / Vedic / Epic He is the guardian of the north as well as a god of riches
Demon name "Kurma" Hindu / Puranic / Epic Avatar of Visnu. In the form of a tortoise he placed himself at the bottom of the sea of milk, and made his back the base or pivot of the mountain Mandara. The gods and demons twisted the great serpent Vasuki round the mountain' and, dividing into two parties, each took an end of the snake as a rope, and thus churned the sea until they recovered the desired objects. Hindu / Puranic / Epic
"Kurma[vatara]" Hindu / Puranic / Epic An avatar of Visnu
Goddess name "Laksmi" Hindu Goddess of Agriculture, love, beauty, prosperity, Lotus flowers, wealth, and pleasure Hindu / Puranic / India / Epic
Goddess name "Lasghusyamala" Hindu Minor goddess Hindu / Puranic
Goddess name "Magha" Hindu Benevolent minor goddess of fortune Hindu / Puranic / Epic
God name "Maha-Ganapati" Hindu Elephant god, this time with 10 arms Hindu / Puranic
Goddess name "Maha-Sarasvati" Hindu Goddess, an emanation of Laksmi Hindu / Puranic
God name "Mahabja" Hindu Snake god, a Naga Hindu / Puranic
Goddess name "Mahal Mata" Hindu Mother goddess Hindu / Puranic / Epic
Goddess name "Maharatri" Hindu Goddess associated with Kali and Kamala Hindu / Puranic / Epic
"Mahesvari" Hindu / Puranic / Epic The female energy of Mahesvara or Siva or as Durge the consort of Siva. Hindu / Puranic / Epic
Demon name "Mahisa" Hindu demonic god Hindu / Puranic / Epic
Goddess name "Mahisasruramardini" Hindu Form of the goddess Devi Hindu / Puranic
God name "Matsya" Hindu Incarnation of the god Visnu Hindu / Puranic / Epic
God name "Mitra" Hindu Minor Sun god of light and wisdom Hindu / Puranic / Vedic
God name "Nara" Hindu / Puranic / Epic Minor incarnation of the god of Visnu
Goddess name "Narasinhi/ Chandika" Hindu / Puranic / Epic A mother goddess
God name "Narayana" Hindu / Puranic / Epic A creator god thought to be synonymous with business
God name "Padma" Hindu Snake god Hindu / Puranic / Epic
Goddess name "Parvati/ Sakti/ Ahladini-Sadini/ Sati/ Uma" Hindu / Puranic / Epic / India A goddess of the mountains
Goddess name "Phul Mata" Hindu Mother goddess who became one of the evil ones Hindu / Puranic / Epic
"Pitari" Hindu Bo benevolent, she's one of the consorts of Siva Hindu / Puranic
God name "Piyusaharana" Hindu Though obscure, this is a physician god Hindu / Puranic / Epic
Goddess name "Prahana" Hindu Rather important mother goddess Hindu / Puranic / Epic
"Prajapati" Hindu Primordial being Hindu / Puranic / Vedic / Epic
God name "Pratyusa" Hindu Attendant god of Indra Hindu / Puranic / Epic
Goddess name "Purvabhahadrapada" Hindu / Puranic / Epic A benevolent minor goddess of fortune
Goddess name "Purvaphalguni" Hindu / Puranic / Epic A minor goddess of fortune
Goddess name "Purvashadha" Hindu / Puranic / Epic A minor goddess of fortune
Goddess name "Riddi" Hindu Goddess Hindu / Puranic / Epic
Goddess name "Rohini" Hindu / Puranic / Epic A minor goddess of fortune
Goddess name "Rukmini" Hindu / Puranic / Epic A goddess who is avatar of Laksmi among other things
Goddess name "Sandhya" Hindu Goddess Hindu / Puranic / Epic
Goddess name "Sankari" Hindu Mother goddess Hindu / Puranic / Epic
God name "Sankha" Hindu Snake god Hindu / Puranic / Epic
God name "Sankha[pala]" Hindu / Puranic / Epic A snake god
God name "Sanmukha" Hindu God, a form of Skanda Hindu / Puranic / Epic
Goddess name "Santa" Hindu Mother goddess Hindu / Puranic / Epic
Deities name "Saptanatra" Hindu Generic title of the seven deities of evil influence Hindu / Puranic / Epic
Goddess name "Satabhisa" Hindu Minor goddess of fortune who is not very nice at all Hindu / Puranic / Epic
Goddess name "Sataruri" Hindu Minor goddess who was the victim of incest Hindu / Puranic
Goddess name "Sati" Hindu Mother goddess Hindu / Puranic / India / Epic
Goddess name "Sati/ Sakti/ Parvati" Hindu / Puranic / Epic / India A mother goddess
God name "Satrughna" Hindu Minor god Hindu / Puranic / Epic
God name "Sesa" Hindu Snake god, he is at the Great serpent who lies in the primeval sea and encircles the world Hindu / Puranic / Vedic / Epic
God name "Sesa[naga]" Hindu / Epic / Vedic / Puranic A snake god / Naga, he is at the Great serpent that lies in the primeval sea & encircles the world
God name "Shadanna-Subrahmanya" Hindu Form of the god Kattikeya Hindu / Puranic
Goddess name "Siddhi" Hindu Minor goddess of fortune who grants favors Hindu / Puranic / Epic
Goddess name "Siddhi" Hindu / Puranic / Epic A minor goddess of fortune that grants favors
Goddess name "Sitala[mata]" Hindu Mother goddess of healing Hindu / Puranic / Epic
God name "Sivottama" Hindu Minor god Hindu / Puranic / Epic
Goddess name "Sravana" Hindu Minor benevolent goddess of fortune Hindu / Puranic / Epic
Goddess name "Sravistha" Hindu Minor benevolent goddess of fortune i Hindu / Puranic / Epic
Goddess name "Sridevi" Hindu Goddess Hindu / Puranic / Epic
God name "Srikantha" Hindu Minor god and an aspect of Siva Hindu / Puranic / Epic
Planet name "Sukra" Hindu / Puranic / Epic This astral god was the personification of the planet Venus, he tutored demons on the side
"Suksma" s "We also find that the suksma-sarira is always in keeping with the sthula-sarira it adapts itself to. Thus, only a cat's suksma-sarira is present in a cat's body, and not a human suksma-sarira. Otherwise, the cat will not mew at you; it will talk to you, saying `Come on, it's morning. Get up!" Puranic
Goddess name "Sundara" Hindu Goddess who is a prosperous aspect of Siva, a god Hindu / Puranic
Goddess name "Sundara" Hindu / Puranic A goddess that is a prosperous aspect of Siva, a god
God name "Taksaka" Hindu Snake god Hindu / Puranic / Epic
God name "Trivikrama" Hindu / Puranic / Epic A god that may have been a Sun god but is accepted as an incarnation of Visnu
Goddess name "Ugaracandika" Hindu / Puranic / Epic A distinctive form of a goddess Durga
Goddess name "Ugatara" Puranic death goddess with a strange taste in hats. She is very fond of golden idols and buffalo sacrifices. Puranic
Goddess name "Uttarabhadrapada" Hindu / Puranic / Epic A minor goddess of fortune
Goddess name "Uttarapalguni" Hindu / Puranic / Epic A minor goddess
"Vamana" Hinduism A personality described in the Puranic texts of Hinduism as the Fifth Avatara of Vishnu, and the first incarnation of the Second Age, or Treta yuga. Also he is the first Avatar of Vishnu which appears with a completely human form, though it was that of a dwarf brahmin. He is also sometimes known as Upendra.
God name "Venkata" Hindu Form of the god of Visnu Hindu / Puranic / Epic