Indian Mythology/Deities/Gods

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Prominent Hindu Deities are:

  • Brahma, the Creator
  • Vishnu, the Preserver
  • Mahesh, the Destroyer (also known as Rudra/Shankar/Shiva)

  • Indra, the Lord of the land of the gods, controls Varuna
  • Varuna, God of rain and water
  • Saraswati, Goddess of learning, consort of Brahma
  • Lakshmi, Goddess of wealth, consort of Vishnu
  • Parvati, consort of Rudra
  • Shachi, consort to Indra
  • Madan, God of Love
  • Rati, consort to Madan
  • Ganapati, God of safety, son of Rudra
  • Shanmukha, elder brother to Ganapati, also known as Maarkandeya
  • Manikantta, younger brother of Shanmukha and Ganapathi
  • Yama, God of Death