Hindu Gods and Goddesses

The Essential Reality of God and Self in Hinduism This essay explains the essential reality of God and Self or Brahman and Atman in Hinduism and the difficulties of understanding it.

Goddesses of Hinduism, Their Symbolism and Significance The Goddesses of Hinduim personify energies and aspects of Nature in our Inner Universe. They help in our spiritual development.

Gods and Goddesses of Hinduism This is a complete manual of the gods and goddesses in Hinduism, such as Brahma, Vishnu, Shiva, Krishna, Ganesha, Hanuman, Durga, and Shakti.

Worship of Gods and Goddess inHindusim Questions and answers about why Hindus worship many gods and goddesses, justification for image and idol worship and why they remain silent.

Hinduism - Gods and Goddess in the Vedas Comprehensive descriptions of Vedic gods and goddess of Hinduism such as Indra, Varuna, Agni, Vayu, Soma, Rudras, Mitra, Surya, Vishnu, Savitr, Usha, Pushan,

Bhairava The terrifying God, his different manifestations, and pooja rituals. Contains images of the deity.

Cchinnamasta The goddess who is one of the Dasa Maha Vidyas and her worship. Includes the yantra and mantra of the goddess.

Dattatreya The history, legend, and teachings of the god who is the author of Avadhuta Gita and Jivanmukta Gita.

Friesian School: Devotionalistic Gods in Hinduism Different aspects of the Gods are explained in this research article.

Goddess Pongi Amma The history and legend of Valli Malai, home to goddess Valli Amma or Pongi, beloved of Lord Murugan. Includes a photo gallery.

Hindu Net: Forms of God Information on the concept of God and links to various Gods and Goddesses.

Indian Heritage: Gods and Hinduism Links to different Gods and Goddesses, their stories and navagrahams.

Indra Information about the God Indra. Includes images.

Maa Santoshi The story of the Goddess, her worship, and temples. Includes a photo gallery.

Shree Kshetra; Narayanpur Articles about Sri Dattatreya.

Shri Osiya Mataji About the Deity and the temple located in Osiya, Jodhpur district of Rajasthan.

Spiritual Corner Gods and Goddesses, picture gallery, slokas, devotional songs and festivals.

Sree Muthappan Information about the Hindu God Lord Sree Muthappan. Includes details of Parassinikadavu temple and a photo gallery.

Sri Muneeswarar About Lord Muneeswarar, Lord Karuppannaswamy and other Kaaval Dheivangals, their worship and temples.

Tara Description of the goddess worshipped both by Hindus and Buddhists and her different forms. Contains her yantra and mantra.

Trimurti Trimurti, meaning "having three forms", is the term applied to the three main Hindu gods: Brahma, Vishnu and Shiva. This Trimurti or triad represents all aspects of the Supreme Being. The Trimurti is depicted as a single-bodied, three-headed man. This symbolises the fact that the three forms are aspects of one Supreme Being.

Bagalamukhi The goddess of black magic, poisons, and her symbolism. Contains her yantra and mantra.

Brahma The first God in the triad of Gods, creator of the universe and his legend.

Indian Mythology: Shakti About different forms of the goddess and her legends. Contains images of the Deities

Ganapati Deva The remover of obstacles, his different forms, symbolism, yantra, and mantras. Download Ganapathi Upanishad.

Ganesh An image gallery of the God.

Ganesh Chaturthi Swami Sivananda explains the significance of Vinayaka Chaturthi.

Ganesha Evolution, symbolism, and incarnations of the God.

Ganesha The god of wisdom, prudence, and salvation, his legend and reasons for worship.

Ganesha Festivals and Temples Introduces Lord Ganesha and his festivals. Also provides a list of temples dedicated to Lord Ganesha.

Ganesha Mahimna Describes the Ashtavinayaka places and provides basic information about Lord Ganesha.

Ganesha the Elephant God About the Hindu god of success, the importance of his form and how he got his head.

Ganpati.TV All the Ganpati Festival videos. Ganpati Bappa Morya.

The Great Ganapati Milk Udyog News story about the milk drinking idol of Lord Ganesha.

Kidz Korner about Ganesha A story about Lord Ganesha for kids.

Shree Ganesh Mode of worship of Lord Ganesha, stories, and 108 names. Also includes a photo gallery, e-cards and forums.

Significance of Ganesha Essay on Lord Ganesha by Swami Omkarananda.

Vinayaga Lord Ganesha, remover of obstacles, myths and beliefs associated with him. Includes a picture gallery.

Dancing World Soul Kali About the Goddess, Sanskrit sources, and reviews of books on Kali.

Kali, Durga, Parvati A tribute to the Goddess and her various manifestations both Hindu and Buddhist.

Kalika Devi The origin, forms, and worship of the Goddess. Links to other manifestations and religious texts.

Maa Kaalika Different forms of Kali, nine divine powers and sakthi peeths.

Pantheon.org: Kali A short introduction to the Goddess.

Wikipedia: Kali An article on the Goddess and her worship.

Krishna An account of Krishna in the light of some texts and teaching from Buddhism and other religions.

Krishna as Kali Describes how Krishna is worshipped as Kali and the scriptural background for the worship. Presents the Yantra and Mantra for worship.

Search for the Historical Krishna N. T. Rajaram argues that Krishna can be identified and placed in history at 3002 B.C.

Earth Incarnation Slokas, upadesa malas and information about Andal and Sri Ranganatha Temple.

Lalitha Tripurasundari Describes the red goddess, Shri Yantra, its symbolism, and the nine mandalas. Information on Sri Vidya, the deities of Sri Vidya, Mantra, and initiation.

Ramachandra: Puja Aarati and prayers for worshipping Rama.Excerpts from the booklet by Dr. A. V. Srinivasan

Mantra On Net: Saraswathi The goddess who represents knowledge and the arts, her form and mantras.

Lord Shiva's Darshan On worship of Lord Shiva. Includes information on Jyothirlingas and other Shiva temples.

The Shaiva Art Gallery Image gallery of Lord Shiva.

Shaivism Home Page Worship of Lord Shiva, Festivals, Scriptures, Temples, and Saints. Includes an image gallery.

Shree Trimbakeshwar Temple History, location, and timings of the temple.

Shri Shri Shiva Mahadeva The Lord of yoga, his different forms, mantra and pooja ritual.

Annadana Murugan About Murugan in his aspect as provider of food to his devotees, and temples in Tamil Nadu and Sri Lanka.

Katirkama Skanda The history and legend of the temple in Sri Lanka, dedicated to Skanda visited by devotees from Sri Lanka and India. Includes information on the Teyvani Amman temple.

Skanda About the pan-Indian god Muruga or Skanda Kumara. Includes photo galleries, research articles and resources in Sanskrit and Tamil.

Jai Maa Vaishnavi Legend and story of Maa Vaishnavi and the temple.

Navarathri Vrath Vaishno Devi and Navratri Katha also include Aarti, Wallpapers, Pictures of Maa Durga.

Shri Mata Vaishnodevi Oficial site of Shri Mata Vaishnodevi Shrine Board. Includes the story of the goddess and pilgrimage to the shrine.

Vaishno Devi Features information on the goddess, devotional songs, images, and sacred quotes.

Jagannadha The traditional worship ritual and image of this form of Vishnu.

Vishnu - Dasha Avatar A brief explanation of the Hindu theological concept of ten incarnations of Vishnu. Links to details of Matsya, Kurma and Varaha avatars.

Vishnu Sahasra Naama The one thousand and eight names of Lord Vishnu with meaning. Includes a picture gallery and Baja Govindam.


Bhagavadgita Translation

This Translation of the Bhagavadgita by Jayaram V is unique in many respects. The commentary is free from sectarian bias and offers a unique perspective on the teachings.


The book BRAHMAN is a theistic representation of the highest God of Hinduism, Brahman, based on author’s own study and understanding of the Vedic scriptures.


Selected Upanishads contains the most recent translations of 14 principal Upanishads by Jayaram V, with explanatory notes and a fresh look at the ancient Upanishads.

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