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List of Gods   : "HinduVedic"

NameOriginDescription
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 "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
Nymph 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
Goddess name "Aranyani" Hindu / Vedic Minor goddess of woodlands. Hindu / Vedic
Hero name "Arjuna" Hindu / Vedic One of the heroes of the Hindu epic Mahabharata. His name means 'bright', 'shining', or 'silver'. Hindu / Vedic
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
Demon name "Asuras" Hindu / Vedic A group of power-seeking deities, sometimes referred to as demons. They were opposed to the devas. Hindu / Vedic
Goddess 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
Goddess 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 "Bhumiya" Hindu / Puranic / Vedic A fertility god who was eventually identified as a form of Vishnu. Hindu / Puranic / Vedic
God name "Budha" Hindu / Vedic / Epic / Puranic / Buddhist An astral god
God name "Chandra" Vedic God of the moon Vedic
Goddess name "Danu" Hindu Primordial goddess Hindu / Vedic
God name "Deva" Hindu / Puranic / Vedic Generic name of a god. Hindu / Puranic / Vedic
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 "Dyaus" Vedic Dyaus-pitri. Denotes heaven or the father of the gods. Vedic
God name "Dyaus Pitar" Hindu / India / Vedic Creator god. Hindu / India / Vedic
God name "Gardua" Hindu Archaic Sun god Hindu / Vedic
Goddess name "Gav" Vedic earth goddess and the Cosmic cow. Vedic
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 "Hotr[a]" Hindu / Vedic A minor goddess of sacrifices
Goddess name "Hotra" Hindu Minor goddess of sacrifices Hindu / Vedic
God name "Ikvaku" Hindu / Vedic An ancestral Sun god, that creator god
Goddess name "Ila" Hindu Minor goddess of sacrifices Hindu / Vedic
Planet name "Jupiter" Roman Jupiter is, properly speaking, a derivation of Jove and pater (Latin for father) The name of the god was also adopted as the name of the planet Jupiter, and was the original namesake of the weekday that would come to be known in English as Thursday (the etymological root can be seen in French jeudi, from Jovis Dies). The Indo-European deity who also evolved into the Germanic Tiwaz (after whom Tuesday was named), the Greek Zeus, and Dyaus Pita of the Vedic religion. Jove is a vocative form of the name, evolved from Dyeus. Roman
"Kali" India 'The black.' In Vedic days this name was associated with Agni (fire), who has seven flickering tongues of flame for devouring oblations of butter. Of these seven, Kali was the black or terrific tongue. India
God name "Kalki[n]" Hindu / Vedic / Puranic / Epic This god will be the 10th avatar of Visnu that rewards good & punishes people
"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 "Khasa" Hindu Minor goddess who controls the spirits of Forests Hindu / Vedic
God name "Kubera" Hindu / Puranic / Vedic / Epic He is the guardian of the north as well as a god of riches
Goddess name "Mahi" Hindu Minor goddess of sacrifice Hindu / Vedic
God name "Manu" Hindu Primordial creator god Hindu / Vedic
God name "Marutgana/ Maruts" Hindu / Vedic storm gods
God name "Mitra" Hindu Minor Sun god of light and wisdom Hindu / Puranic / Vedic
Goddess name "Nirriti" Hindu / Vedic A goddess of corruption, decay, disease, healing & of destruction of evil
Goddess name "Nirriti" Hindu / Vedic One of the Guardians of the directions, representing the southwest. She was originally a goddess of death, connected with Devi, who later became the male Guardian. The gender shift also involved a union with Nirrta, the masculine aspect of the female Nirrti. Hindu / Vedic
"Prajapati" Hindu Primordial being Hindu / Puranic / Vedic / Epic
God name "Prasraya" Vedic Mother of the Gods. Vedic
God name "Prsni" Hindu / Vedic Sutapa and his wife Prsni were instructed by Lord Brahma to have progeny. They performed severe austerities for twelve thousand years of the demigods to have the Lord as their child. Pleased by their austerities the Lord appeared and granted them this benediction. Hindu / Vedic
God name "Prthu" Hindu Creator god, noble king who ruled over India, mentioned in Vedic texts. This deity is head of the solar pantheon and introduced Agriculture to humankind. Hindu
Goddess name "Raka" Hindu / Vedic A minor goddess of prosperity
"Ratri" Hindu / Vedic The personification of night, the darkness and stillness of the night; one of the four bodies of Brahma. Hindu / Vedic
God name "Rudra" Blavatsky The father of Vedic storm gods. "To receive a name Rudra is said to have wept for it. Brahma called him Rudra; but he wept seven times more and so obtained seven other names -- of which he uses one during each 'period'" The secret Doctrine, by H. P. Blavatsky
Goddess name "Saranya" Hindu Primordial goddess Hindu / Vedic
Goddess name "Sarasvati Hindu," Vedic A goddess of astronomy, science, education, wisdom, eloquence & rivers
God name "Savitar" Hindu / Vedic A god of war & the Sun
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 "Sibika or Sivika" Sanskrit The weapon of Kuvera, the Vedic god of wealth equivalent to the Greek Pluto. Sanskrit
Goddess name "Sindhu" Hindu Goddess of rivers Hindu / Vedic
Goddess name "Sinivali" Hindu Minor goddess of prosperity Hindu / Vedic
God name "Soma" Scandinavian To drink the Soma. To become immortal. In the Vedic hymns the Soma is the moon-plant, the juice of which confers immortality, and exhilarates even the gods. It is said to be brought down from heaven by a falcon. Scandinavian
"Soma" Vedic A plant, ritual, intoxicating drink and divinity among Vedic and greater Persian cultures.
God name "Surya" Hindu / Vedic A god of light & war
God name "Tara" Vedic Soma, the moon, carried Tara off with him, which brought about the great war in heaven between the gods and the asuras. Brahma put an end to the war and had Tara restored to Brihaspati.
God name "Trayasrinsa" Hindu / Vedic The collective name for the group of Deva gods
God name "Tvastar" Hindu / Vedic A creator god
Goddess name "Ushas" Sanskrit Sanskrit for "dawn", is a Vedic deity. She is the chief goddess, sometimes imagined as several goddesses, Dawns, exalted in the Rig Veda. She is portrayed as a beautifully adorned, sexually attractive young woman riding in a chariot. She is the daughter of Dyaus "Heaven".
"Vayu" Vedic Personification of the wind. Vedic
"Vritra" Vedic The snake of darkness. Enemy of Indra.