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List of Gods Puranic
NameOriginDescription
Abhijit Hindu/ Puranic A benevolent astral deity & goddess of fortune
Anala Hindu/ Puranic An attendant god
Ananta Hindu/ Puranic A snake god & one of the seven snake deities
Anantesa Hindu/ Puranic A minor deity & 1 of the eight Lords of of knowledge
Anila Hindu/ Puranic .
Ansa Hindu/ Puranic A minor sun god
Anuradha Hindu/ Puranic A minor goddess of fortune, she is benevolent though
Apa Hindu/ Puranic An attendant god
Aparajita Hindu/ Puranic A form of Durga
Aparajita Hindu/ Puranic A god, a form of Rudra
Ardra Hindu/ Puranic A minor goddess of misfortune
Arundhati Hindu/ Puranic An astral goddess personified as the morning star
Astamastara Hindu/ Puranic A group of mother goddesses
Asvayujau Hindu/ Puranic Minor goddess of fortune
Bali Hindu/ Epic/ Puranic A demonic god
Bhadra Hindu/ Puranic A minor goddess
Bhaga Hindu/ Vedic/ Puranic A minor sun god
Bhaiarva Hindu/ Puranic A minor form of Siva
Bharani Hindu/ Epic/ Puranic A minor goddess of misfortune
Bhima/ Bhimsen/ Bhimul Pen Hindu/ Puranic/ Epic A warrior & rain god
Bhumidevi Hindu/ Epic/ Puranic a fertility goddess
Bhumiya Hindu/ Vedic/ Puranic A fertility & guardian god of the fields
Brahani Hindu/ Puranic/ Epic A mother goddess
Brhaspati Hindu/ Puranic/ Epic An astral god personifying Jupiter
Budha Hindu/ Vedic/ Epic/ Puranic/ Buddhist An astral god
Canda Hindu/ Puranic/ Epic A terrible goddess & a distinct form of Durga done in
Candanyika Hindu/ Puranic/ Epic Another distinctive form of Durga
Candavati Hindu/ Puranic/ Epic Another form of Durga
Candfrasekhara Hindu/ Puranic A form of a god Siva
Candika Hindu/ Puranic/ Epic A goddess of desire
Candogra Hindu/ Puranic/ Epic A goddess, a distinctive form of Durga
Candra Hindu/ Puranic/ Epic/ Buddhist A planet god commonly affiliated with the moon
Candsvera Hindu/ Puranic/ Epic A Minor God & benevolent aspect of Siva
Caturmurti Hindu/ Puranic/ Epic A specific form of Vishnu [4 faces]
Chaitanya Hindu/ Puranic A mendicant god
Chaya Hindu/ Puranic/ Epic A goddess
Chinnamastaka Hindu/ Puranic/ Epic A goddess, a headless form of Durga
Citra Hindu/ Puranic/ Epic A minor goddess of misfortune & a maleovent astral deity
Daksa Hindu/ Vedic/ Puranic A sun god
Daya Hindu/ Puranic A goddess who oddly enough is considered a minor aspect of the god of Visnu
Deva Hindu/ Vedic/ Puranic A generic name of a god
Devaki Hindu/ Puranic/ Epic A mother goddess
Devasena Hindu/ Puranic A goddess
Dhanistha Hindu/ Puranic A minor goddess of misfortune to & malevolent astral deity
Dhanvantari Hindu/ Vedic/ Puranic/ Epic A sun god that later became an avatar of the god Visnu
Dhara Hindu/ Puranic An attendant god
Dharti Mata Hindu/ Puranic A mother goddess
Dhatar Hindu/ Puranic A sun god
Dhruva Hindu/ Puranic/ Epic An astral god
Dhumavati Hindu/ Puranic/ Epic Another goddess
Dhumorna Hindu/ Puranic/ Epic Another goddess
Dhumravati Hindu/ Puranic A rather terrible goddess, walks around with a skull in the hand
Dhurjati Hindu/ Puranic/ Epic A god, a manifestation of Siva
Diksa Hindu/ Puranic/ Epic A goddess
Dipti Hindu/ Puranic A minor goddess
Dirghadevi Hindu/ Puranic/ Epic A goddess
Disa Hindu/ Puranic/ Epic in minor goddess & the momma of the minor creation god Sarga
Durga Hindu/ Puranic A goddess of fire & a vengeful warrior
Ekarudra Hindu/ Puranic/ Epic A minor deity, another aspect of Siva
Ganapati/ Ganesa/ Ganesha Hindu/ Puranic A god of education, wisdom, luck, prosperity, & prudence
Ghantakarna Hindu/ Puranic/ Epic A god of healing
Gulissa Mata Hindu/ Puranic/ Epic A mother goddess who became a goddess of evil intent, inflecting sickness
Hansa Hindu/ Puranic A god, a minor avatar of visible
Hanuman/ Hanumat Hindu/ Puranic/ Epic Chief minister & general of the monkey people as well as a patron saint of learning
Hara Hindu/ Puranic An avatar of Siva
Hari Hindu/ Puranic/ Epic A minor incarnation of the god Visnu
Hariti Hindu/ Puranic/ Epic A mother goddess
Hasta Hindu/ Puranic/ Epic A minor benevolent goddess of fortune
Hayagriva Hindu/ Puranic/ Epic The most important incarnation of Vishnu
Indrani Hindu/ Puranic/ Vedic A goddess of wealth
Indukari Hindu/ Puranic/ Epic A goddess
Isa Hindu/ Puranic An aspect of Siva
Issaki Hindu/ Puranic/ Epic A goddess walking around with a headless child
Jaya-Vijaya Hindu/ Puranic/ Epic A twin goddess, possibly forms of Durga
Jayanta Hindu/ Puranic/ Epic A god who is one of the 11 forms of the god Rudra
KRSNA/ Kannan Hindu/ Puranic/ Epic/ Tamil An incarnation of Vishnu known as the dark one
Kadru Hindu/ Puranic/ Epic A goddess that was the mother of the Nagas[snake demons]
Kala Hindu/ Puranic/ Vedic A god of death
Kalavikarnika Hindu/ Puranic a fever goddess
Kali Hindu/ Puranic/ India A goddess of cemeteries, destruction & death that helped dance the universe into existence
Kaliya Hindu/ Puranic/ Epic A minor serpent god, a Naga
Kalki[n] Hindu/ Vedic/ Puranic/ Epic This god will be the 10th avatar of Visnu that rewards good & punishes people
Kama/ Kama[Deva] Hindu/ Puranic/ Indian A god of love & carnal desire
Kamala Hindu/ Puranic/ Epic A goddess
Kankar Mata Hindu/ Puranic/ Epic A mother goddess that became a mother of evil intent
Kantatman Hindu/ Puranic/ Epic A rather obscure god, of the medicine it is thought
Kanti Hindu/ Puranic/ Epic A goddess whose name means desire
Kapali Hindu/ Puranic/ Epic A god, one of the forms of the Rudra
Karttikeya/ Skanda/ Scanda Hindu/ Puranic/ Epic A god of war & a form of Skanda
Karttiki Hindu/ Puranic/ Epic A mother goddess
Kasyapa Hindu/ Puranic/ Vedic primordial god & divine messenger
Katayana Hindu/ Puranic A form the goddess Durga or Parvati
Katyayani Hindu/ Puranic a form of the goddess of Durga or Parvati
Kaumauri Hindu/ Puranic/ Epic Another goddess that later became considered a goddess of evil intent
Kirti Hindu/ Puranic/ Epic A goddess
Kollapura-Mahalaksmi Hindu/ Puranic A goddess
Krttika[s] Hindu/ Puranic/ Epic Minor malevolent goddess/ es
Ksama Hindu/ Puranic/ Epic in minor goddess
Kubera Hindu/ Puranic/ Vedic/ Epic He is the guardian of the north as well as a god of riches
Kurma[vatara] Hindu/ Puranic/ Epic An avatar of Visnu
Laksmana Hindu/ Puranic/ Epic A god, the younger brother of Rama
Laksmi Hindu/ Puranic/ Epic/ India A goddess of agriculture, love, beauty, prosperity, Lotus flowers, wealth, & pleasure
Lasghusyamala Hindu/ Puranic A minor goddess
Magha Hindu/ Puranic/ Epic A benevolent minor goddess of fortune
Maha-Ganapati Hindu/ Puranic The elephant god, this time with 10 arms
Maha-Sarasvati Hindu/ Puranic A goddess, an emanation of Laksmi
Mahabja Hindu/ Puranic A snake god, a Naga
Mahadeva Hindu/ Puranic A god, a rather important that a of Siva
Mahakala Hindu/ Puranic A god, its a violent aspect of Siva
Mahal Mata Hindu/ Puranic/ Epic A mother goddess
Maharatri Hindu/ Puranic/ Epic A goddess associated with Kali & Kamala
Mahesvari Hindu/ Puranic/ Epic A mother goddess that ended up being regarded as a spirit of evil intent
Mahisa Hindu/ Puranic/ Epic A demonic god
Mahisasruramardini Hindu/ Puranic A form of the goddess Devi
Matsya Hindu/ Puranic/ Epic An incarnation of the god Visnu
Mitra Hindu/ Puranic/ Vedic A minor sun god of light & wisdom
Mohini Hindu/ Puranic/ Epic A minor incarnation of Visnu
Mrgasiras Hindu/ Puranic/ Epic A minor goddess of fortune
Mula Hindu/ Puranic/ Epic A malevolent Naksarta
Nara Hindu/ Puranic/ Epic Minor incarnation of the god of Visnu
Narada Hindu/ Epic/ Vedic/ Puranic A minor but popular god
Narasinha Hindu/ Puranic/ Epic An incarnation of the god Visnu
Narasinhi/ Chandika Hindu/ Puranic/ Epic A mother goddess
Narayana Hindu/ Puranic/ Epic A creator god thought to be synonymous with business
Nataraja Hindu/ Puranic a form of Siva
Niladevi Hindu/ Puranic A goddess who is a consort of Visnu the
Padma Hindu/ Puranic/ Epic A snake god
Parasurama Hindu/ Puranic/ Epic An incarnation of the god of Visnu
Parvati/ Sakti/ Ahladini-Sadini/ Sati/ Uma Hindu/ Puranic/ Epic/ India A goddess of the mountains
Phul Mata Hindu/ Puranic/ Epic A mother goddess that became one of the evil ones
Pitari Hindu/ Puranic Bo benevolent, she's one of the consorts of Siva
Piyusaharana Hindu/ Puranic/ Epic Though obscure, this is a physician god
Prabhasa Hindu/ Puranic/ Epic An attendant god that answered to Indra
Pracanda Hindu/ Puranic/ Epic A distinctive form of the goddess Durga
Prahana Hindu/ Puranic/ Epic A rather important mother goddess
Prajapati Hindu/ Puranic/ Epic/ Vedic This god is a primordial being
Pratyusa Hindu/ Puranic/ Epic An attendant god of Indra
Priti Hindu/ Puranic/ Epic A goddess
Punarvasu Hindu/ Puranic/ Epic A minor & benevolent goddess of fortune
Purvabhahadrapada Hindu/ Puranic/ Epic A benevolent minor goddess of fortune
Purvaphalguni Hindu/ Puranic/ Epic A minor goddess of fortune
Purvashadha Hindu/ Puranic/ Epic A minor goddess of fortune
Pusan Hindu/ Puranic/ Vedic A god of possessions, physical prowess, strength
Pusti Hindu/ Puranic/ Epic A fertility goddess of northern India
Pusya Hindu/ Puranic/ Epic Another minor goddess of fortune
Radha Hindu/ Puranic/ Epic/ India A goddess of emotional love
Revati Hind/ Puranic/ Epic A minor goddess of fortune
Riddi Hindu/ Puranic/ Epic A goddess
Rohini Hindu/ Puranic/ Epic A minor goddess of fortune
Rsbha Hindu/ Puranic/ Epic This god is an unusual avatar of is the god Vishnu
Rukmini Hindu/ Puranic/ Epic A goddess who is avatar of Laksmi among other things
Sandhya Hindu/ Puranic/ Epic A goddess
Sankari Hindu/ Puranic/ Epic A mother goddess
Sankha[pala] Hindu/ Puranic/ Epic A snake god
Sanmukha Hindu/ Puranic/ Epic A god, a form of Skanda
Santa Hindu/ Puranic/ Epic A mother goddess
Saptanatra Hindu/ Puranic/ Epic The generic title of the seven deities of evil influence
Sarama Hindu/ Puranic/ Epic/ Vedic An attendant goddess of the god Indra
Satabhisa Hindu/ Puranic/ Epic A minor goddess of fortune that is not very nice at all
Sataruri Hindu/ Puranic A minor goddess that was the victim of incest
Sati/ Sakti/ Parvati Hindu/ Puranic/ Epic/ India A mother goddess
Satrughna Hindu/ Puranic/ Epic A minor god
Savati Hindu/ Puranic/ Epic A minor benevolent goddess of fortune
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
Shadanna-Subrahmanya Hindu/ Puranic This is a form of a god Kattikeya
Siddhi Hindu/ Puranic/ Epic A minor goddess of fortune that grants favors
Sikhandin Hindu/ Puranic/ Epic A minor deity, one of a group of emancipated gods
Sita Hindu/ Puranic/ Epic A chthonic earth goddess
Sitala[mata] Hindu/ Puranic/ Epic A mother goddess of healing
Sivottama Hindu/ Puranic/ Epic A minor god
Skanda Hindu/ Puranic/ Epic/ India A god of war
Sodasi Hindu/ Puranic/ Epic A minor goddess
Somaskanda Hindu/ Puranic/ Epic An aspect of the god Siva, a god for all that
Sravana Hindu/ Puranic/ Epic A minor benevolent goddess of fortune
Sravistha Hindu/ Puranic/ Epic A minor benevolent goddess of fortune i
Sri[devi] Hindu/ Puranic/ Epic A goddess
Srikantha Hindu/ Puranic/ Epic A minor god consider to be an aspect of Siva
Subhadra Hindu/ Puranic/ Epic A goddess
Subrahmanya Hindu/ Puranic/ Epic A minor warrior deity
Sukra Hindu/ Puranic/ Epic This astral god was the personification of the planet Venus, he tutored demons on the side
Suksma Hindu/ Puranic/ Epic A minor deity
Sundara Hindu/ Puranic A goddess that is a prosperous aspect of Siva, a god
Suresvara Hindu/ Puranic/ Epic A god, one of the Rudra gods
Surya Hindu/ Puranic/ Epic The sun goddess
Taksaka Hindu/ Puranic/ Epic A snake god
Tara Hindu/ Puranic/ Epic/ Vedic A goddess of the stars
Trivikrama Hindu/ Puranic/ Epic A god that may have been a sun god but is accepted as an incarnation of Visnu
Ugaracandika Hindu/ Puranic/ Epic A distinctive form of a goddess Durga
Ugatara Hindu/ Puranic A goddess with a strange mode appearance, she carries a cup & a corpse on her head
Uttarabhadrapada Hindu/ Puranic/ Epic A minor goddess of fortune
Uttarapalguni Hindu/ Puranic/ Epic A minor goddess
Uttarasadha Hindu/ Puranic/ Epic A minor goddess of fortune
Vaisnavi Hindu/ Puranic/ Epic A mother goddess, a Sakti of Visnu
Vamana Hindu/ Puranic/ Epic An incarnation of the god Visnu
Varaha Hindu/ Puranic/ Epic The third avatar of Visnu
Varahi Hindu/ Puranic/ Epic A mother goddess that later became one of the goddesses of evil intent
Varuna Hindu/ Puranic/ Vedic/ Tamil A a major guardian god of the sky & water
Vasudhara Hindu/ Puranic/ Epic A fertility goddess
Venkata Hindu/ Puranic/ Epic A form of the god of Visnu