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Lord Krishna: Eighth Incarnation of Lord Vishnu

Lord Krishna: Hindu God

Lord Krishna: Hindu God Characteristics: Strength, Beauty, Knowledge, Opulence Other Names: Kanhaiya, Gopal, Keshava, Kanha Principal Scriptures: Mahabharata, Bhagawad Gita, Vishnu Purana, Bhagavata Purana Mula Mantra: Om Kleem Krishnaya Namah Krishna Gayatri Mantra: Om Daamodharayae Vidmahee Rukmani Vallabhaye Dheemahee Tanno Krishna Prachodayaath Consort: Rukmini ji Lord Krishna is one of the most popular and worshiped deities of the Hindu religion. Krishna …

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Lord Hanuman: Hindu God of Strength, Divinity

Lord Hanuman: Hindu God

Characteristics: Strength, Divinity and Quick Wits Other Names: Pawanputra, Marutinandan, Bajrangbali, Anjaniputra Principal Scriptures: Ramayana, Shiva Mahapurana Mula Mantra: Om Shri Hanumate Namah Hanuman Gayatri Mantra: Aum Anjaneyaye Vidmahe Mahabalaye Dheemahi Tanno Hanumat Prachodayat Hanuman is considered to be an avatar (incarnation) of Lord Shiva. Shri Hanuman, a great disciple of Sri Rama, is the symbol of devotion and dedication. …

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Lord Shiva: Most Popular Hindu God

Lord Shiva - Hindu God

Shiva is one of the principal deities of Hinduism. He is the Supreme Being within Shaivism, one of the major traditions within contemporary Hinduism. Lord Shiva or Siva is considered as the destroyer of the world. Shiva is one of the most popular gods of the Hindu religion. Lord Siva forms the part of the Trimurti (Trinity), the other being Brahma, …

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Saraswati: Hindu Goddess of Knowledge, Music, Art, Wisdom, Nature

Saraswati: Hindu Goddess

Characteristics: Knowledge Other Names: Vaagdevi, Sharda Consort: Lord Brahma Vehicle (Vahana): Swan Mula Mantra: “Om Aim Saraswatyai Namah” OR “Om Sum Saraswathaye Namah” Saraswati Gayatri Mantra: Aum Saraswatye Cha Vidmahe Brahmaputriye Cha Dheemahi Tanno Saraswati Prachodayat Goddess Saraswati is the Goddess of arts, music, knowledge, and wisdom. Saraswati is considered as the divine consort of Lord Brahma, the Creator of the universe. …

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Lord Ganesha: Hindu God

Lord Ganesha

Ganesha (गणेश), also known as Ganapati, Vinayaka and Binayak, is one of the best-known and most worshiped deities in the Hindu pantheon. His image is found throughout India, Sri Lanka, Thailand and Nepal. Hindu sects worship him regardless of affiliations. Devotion to Ganesha is widely diffused and extends to Jains and Buddhists. Characteristics: Knowledge, Eradicator of obstacles. Other Names: Ganapati, …

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Lakshmi: Hindu Goddess, Lakshmi Chalisa and 108 Names

Lakshmi: Hindu Goddess

Characteristics: Wealth, Fortune, Courage and Fertility Other Names: Padma, Bhargavi, Sridevi, Aiswarya Famous Prayers: Sri Lakshmi Stuti, Sri Sukta, Agasti Lakshmi Strota Consort: Lord Vishnu Vehicle (Vahana) / Mount: Owl (Ulooka) Mula Mantra: Om Sri Maha Lakshmyai Namah Goddess Lakshmi Lakshmi is the auspicious goddess of wealth and fortune, whether it is material or spiritual. The word “Lakshmi” has been derived …

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Parvati: Hindu Goddess

Parvati: Hindu Goddess

Parvati (पार्वती) is the Hindu goddess of fertility, love and devotion; as well as of divine strength and power. Known by many other names, she is the gentle and nurturing aspect of the Hindu goddess Shakti and one of the central deities of the Goddess-oriented Shakta sect. She is the mother goddess in Hinduism, and has many attributes and aspects. …

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Ganga: Hindu Goddess

Ganga: Hindu Goddess

Other Names: Jhaanavi, Nikita, Sapteshwari, Sureshwari, Bhagvati, Urvijaya, Chitraani, Tridhara, Bhaagirathi, Shubhra, Vaishnavi, Vishnupadi, Bhagvatpadi, Tripathaga, Payoshnika, Mahabhadra, Mandaakini, Meghal, Gangika, Gange, Gangeshwari and Alaknanda Countries: India, Bangladesh Major cities: Haridwar, Kanpur, Allahabad, Varanasi, Patna Length: 2,510 km Watershed: 907,000 km² Source: Gaumukha, Gangotri Glacier located in Uttarakhand, India Destination: Ganges Delta located in Bay of Bengal, Bangladesh Major Tributaries: …

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Lord Rama: Hindu God

Lord Rama

Characteristics: Morality, Virtue, Ideal son, Ideal king Other Names: Shri Ram, Ramachandra, Maryada Purushottama Principal Scripture: Ramayana Consort: Goddess Sita Mula Mantra: Om Sri Ramaya Namah Rama Gayatri Mantra: Aum Dasarathaye Vidmahe Sitavallabhaya Dheemahi Tanno Ramah Prachodayat Lord Rama is known as the seventh incarnation of Lord Vishnu. Rama, the perfect avatar of the Supreme Protector Vishnu, has always been …

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Lord Vishnu: Hindu God

Lord Vishnu - Hindu God

Characteristics: Protector, Preserver Other Names: Narayan, Adinath, Hrishikesh, Badrinath Principal Scriptures: Vishnu Purana, Vishnu Sahasranama Consort: Lakshmi, The Goddess of Wealth Abode: Vaikuntha Mount (Vahana): Garuda (The Eagle Bird) Weapon: Chakra and Gada (mace) Mula Mantra: Om Namo Bhagwate Vasudevaya Vishnu Gayatri Mantra:  Om Narayanaya Vidmahee Vasudevaya Dheemahi Tanno Vishnu Prachodayaat Lord Vishnu is considered as the chief god in …

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