Hindu Gods & Goddesses Images, Stock Photos:
It is believed that there are 330 million gods & goddesses in the
. There are as many Hindu gods as there are devotees to suit the feelings, moods and social background of the devotee. However, it is not really the sign of ignorance. The ultimate reality is one, the almighty. The omnipresent God is a universal fact and having different names show the branches of the same tree. You will find each and every branch cropping up from the same tree. Similarly God is one, there can be different forms or physical appearances but the ultimate reality is one. In Hindu religion, there are many gods & goddesses. Here we collection of the popular Hindu gods & goddesses.
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Lord Krishna and Radha Rani
Radha Krishna idol at Mata ki Chowki
Lord Ganesha Idol
Devo ke Dev Mahadev
Shri Hanuman, a great disciple of Sri Rama, is the symbol of devotion and dedication. Lord Hanumana is the provider of courage, hope, knowledge, intellect and devotion.
Hanuman is considered to be an avatar (incarnation) of Lord Shiva
Kali is one of the many forms of Shakti. Maha Kaali is the fiercest of all goddesses of Hinduism. The word Kali has its roots in the Sanskrit word “Kaal”, which means time. And nothing escapes from time. Goddess Kali is sometimes referred as the goddess of death.
The love story of Radha-Krishna has become a legend in the Hindu mythology. The story is believed to have taken place in the Dwapar Yuga, when both of them took birth in this world. Radha was a cowherdess, who through her beauty and charm captivated the heart of Lord Krishna and became his beloved goddess.
Lord Ganesha is the god of beginnings, knowledge, wisdom, intellect and eradicator of obstacles. Lord Ganesha is the child of lord Shiva and goddess Parvati. He is the elder brother of lord Kartikay (Skanda/ Murugana). Ganesha is the most extensively worshipped god in Hindu way of life.
Ganesha figures show extensive variation with dissimilar patterns changing over ages. A different mixture of his elephant-like head, a pot belly and a small mouse makes him different from all other Hindu gods in appearance. Many a times, he is represented standing, sitting, dancing, like a warrior in heroic action against demons, playing with his family as a boy, sitting down, or in a significant range of contemporary situations when depicted in festival displays.
Maa (Mother) Durga symbolizes the power of the Supreme Being that maintains moral order and righteousness in the universe. Worship of the goddess Shakti is very popular among the Hindus. Durga stands for the unified symbol of all divine forces (Shaktis). Goddess Durga is the divine mother, who protects people from evil forces of selfishness, jealousy, hatred, anger and ego.
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, the creator and Vishnu, the preserver. Shiva is known for the complexity of his nature, representing contradictory qualities. He is the destroyer and the restorer, the great ascetic and the symbol of sensuality, the kind herdsman of souls and a wrathful avenger.