can be loosely described as any benevolent supernatural being
_liberation, and/or destruction
embodies the active energy and power of male deities
_knowledge, music, arts, wisdom and learning
_wife of Brahma
_wealth, love, prosperity (both material and spiritual), fortune, and the embodiment of beauty.
_wife of Vishnu
_her four hands represent the four goals of human life considered proper in Hindu way of life – dharma, kama, artha, and moksha
_goddess of love, fertility and devotion
_Wife of Shiva
meaning “Power” or “empowerment,” is the primordial cosmic energy and represents the dynamic forces that are thought to move through the entire universe in Hinduism
_remover of obstacles
_patron of arts and sciences and the deva of intellect and wisdom
_commander-in-chief of the army of the devas
_fiercer form of Parvati
_black, time, death, lord of death
_Rama is considered to be one of the most important avatars of Vishnu
_Krishna is generally recognized as an avatar of Lord Vishnu
_several texts also present him as an incarnation of Lord Shiva
_”the Supreme Light”
_ is the chief solar deity in Hinduism and generally refers to the Sun.
_Indra is the supreme deity_
_He is the god of rain and thunderstorms
_Śakra in the
was the religion of the Indo-Aryans of northern India. It is a historical predecessor of modern Hinduism, though significantly different from it.
In Hindu mythology_ god of all forms of the water element_ particularly the oceans.
_as well as a god of law of the underwater world.
_Makara is his mount.