Hindu Gods and Goddesses
Hindu Gods & Goddesses is an en make available basic information about the Hindu pantheon of gods in a simple and attractive manner. Information about the origin of each deity, its various forms, relationship with other deities, and the important shrines is given in a condensed manner. Effort has been made to source as many Indian art forms as possible to show the unifying principle underlying the work of the various artists. However diverse the understanding of any artist may be about a deity, one can still see the basic fundamental representations in the hundred visuals in this book.
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Agni Anjaneya Anjaneya Temple Anshuman Aryans ashes avatara Ayodhya Badri Badrinath Bali Bhagiratha body Brahma chariot churn consort creation creator Daksha dance deity demon devotees discus Divine Durga earth elephant ﬁght ﬁgure ﬁre ﬁrst ﬁsh ﬁve ﬂowed four armed Ganesha Ganga Garuda Gayatri giants goddess gods golden Hanuman head Hindu Hiranyakashipu horse human husband image of four image of Ganesha incarnation India Indra Kali Kamadeva king Krishna Kubera Kurma Lakshmana Lakshmi Lanka legend Lord Brahma Lord Vishnu Lordís lotus mace Manu Matsya meditation moon mother Mount Kailash Mount Mandara ocean Pandavas Parashurama Parvati Pradesh Purana Pushkar Rama Ramaís Ravana Red coloured image represents right hand Rudra sacriﬁce Saraswati Sati Shesh Naag Shiva shrine signiﬁes signify Sita snake Sri Veera Supreme Surya swan symbolizes Tamil Nadu Trimurti tusk universe Vamana Varuna Vayu Vedas Vedic Veera Anjaneya Vinayaka Vishwakarma wealth weapons wife wisdom worshipped Yama Yuga