Gods & Beliefs of Hinduism in India

List of gods of India with their explanations

A Hindu is a person who believes in Hinduism, an Indian is a citizen of India regardless of their religion. Here I provide you with a list of gods of India pertaining to the Hinduism religion. There are many other religions in India, in this article we will be focusing on Hinduism.

Below you will find a table with the gods of India. Most belong to the Hindu doctrine, there are some that are related to Buddhism and others that come from in between religions. The information acquired is predominantly on what I have been self-taught and learnt from elders, this is coupled with the internet acquired by books, sacred texts, experiences to complete the information. I hope you like it, thank you very much and Namaste. –

The information is described with an image of the deity, a brief description of the vague purpose of such deity and supporting posts elaborating on them. If nothing appears, I have not finished the article yet. If you would like to know more about a God that is not on the list – leave me a comment!

“Considered one of the oldest religious traditions, Hinduism does not have a unified dogma, but it is a set of beliefs and cults, without a centralized organization or priestly orders, product of the fusion of the different traditions of the ancients peoples established in the basin of the Ganges River. In Hindu belief, behind the Māyā, the visible universe where the cycles of creation and destruction occur, there is an eternal and unalterable universe, of a spiritual nature, which human beings aspire to reach, thus abandoning the cycle of reincarnation or samsara.”

Gods of India
ShivaShiva HinduismDestroyer along with creating new life.Shiva, The Creator and the Destroyer

The 108 names de Shiva
BrahmaBrahma HinduismThe creator of all life in the current universe.Brahma the creator
VishnuVishnu HinduismThe preserver of all life in the current universe.Vishnu, the preserver
SaraswatiSaraswati HinduismThe goddess of knowledge, music, the arts and natureSaraswati - The goddess of knowledge and arts
LakshmiLakshmi HinduismThe goddess of fortune and beauty.Lakshmi - The goddess of fortune
GaneshaGanesha HinduismObstacle remover. It blesses you when you take a new journey in your life. Travel can be anything.El elephant kid, the story of Ganesha

Ganesha, his image explained
KrishnaMirabai and her love for Krishna

Why is Krishna Blue?
HanumanHanuman HinduismThe monkey god, faithful devotee of Rama - reincarnation of ShivaHanuman - The Monkey God
Nava Graha - 9 Cuerpos CelestialesNava Graha - 9 Cuerpos Celestiales


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