Gods & Dieties

Hinduism, being the oldest living religion in the world, offers an infinite number of gods and deities to pray to and worship. Some even say there are 33 million gods suggested in various hindu texts.

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Father & Mother Of Lord Shiva – Who Gave Birth To Him

Lord Shiva is one of the most well-known hindu-gods in the world. People know him best as the god of ultimate destruction, however a few ancient scriptures mention him as the resurrector of the universe as well. He is among the three most prominent gods of Hinduism (Brahma, Vishnu, and Shiva himself), also known as the Trimurti. Lord Shiva is…

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Goddess Rati – The Hindu Goddess of Love & Pleasure

Rati is the goddess of love, sensuality, fertility in the pantheon of Hinduism. The word “Rati (रति)” is a Sanskrit term that literally translates to “pleasure, desire, or delight”. Etymologically, it refers to anything that can be enjoyed; but, in the context of hindu mythology, it is always used as connotation to sexual love. According to hindu beliefs, many mantras…

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Chinnamasta – Self-Decapitated Goddess Of Hinduism

Chinnamasta is the sixth avatar of the Dasha Mahavidyas, also known as the ten great pearls of wisdom in hinduism. Tantric practitioners primarily worship this goddess, because they believe that whoever harnesses these powers of dasa mahavidyas can live a life beyond the comfortable standards and can possess certain supernatural abilities. The Iconography Of Goddess Chinnamasta Therefore, Goddess Chinnamasta plays…