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 amrit Anjaneya Anshuman Aryans ashes asura avatara Ayodhya Badri Badrinath Bali believed bestows grace Bhagiratha body Brahma called chariot churn consort creation creator Daksha dance deity demon devas Devi devotees discus Divine Mother Durga earth elephant four armed Ganesha Ganga Gayatri giants goddess gods golden Hanuman head heaven Himalayas Hindu Hiranyakashipu horse human husband image of four image of Ganesha incarnation India Indra Jyotirlingam Jyotirlingam shrine Kali Kamadeva king Krishna Kubera Kurma Lakshmana Lakshmi Lanka legend Lord Brahma Lord Vishnu lotus mace Manu married Matsya meditation moon Mount Kailash Mount Mandara ocean Pandavas Parashurama Parvati Pradesh Purana Pushkar Rama Ravana Red coloured image represents right hand rishis Rudra sacred sacrifice sages Saraswati Sati seated shakti Shiva signifies Sita snake Supreme Surya swan sword symbolizes Tamil Nadu Trimurti tusk universe Vamana Varuna Vayu Vedas Vedic Vinayaka Vishwakarma wealth weapons wears wife wisdom worshipped Yama Yuga