HyperDic: hindu_deity

English > 1 sense of the expression Hindu deity:
NOUNperson Hindu deitya deity worshipped by the Hindus
English > Hindu deity: 1 sense > noun 1, person
MeaningA deity worshipped by the Hindus.
CategoryHinduism, HindooismA body of religious and philosophical beliefs and cultural practices native to India and based on a caste system
InstancesAditiA Hindu goddess who releases from sin or disease
Agni(Sanskrit) Hindu god of fire in ancient and traditional India
AsuraEarlier a god
BhagaHindu god of wealth and love
Bhumi DeviHindu earth goddess
BrahmaThe Creator
Brihaspatipersonification of the power of ritual devotion
Chandimalevolent aspect of Devi
DeviHindu mother goddess
DurgaHindu goddess of war
Dyaus, Dyaus-pitarHindu god of the sky
Ganesh, Ganesa, Ganesha, GanapatiHindu god of wisdom or prophecy
GauriIn Hinduism, goddess of purity and posterity and a benevolent aspect of Devi
HanumanIn Hinduism, the monkey god and helper of Rama
IndraChief Hindu god of the Rig-Veda
Kaunknown god
Kaliwife of Siva and malevolent form of Devi
KamaHindu god of love and erotic desire
Kartikeya, KarttikeyaHindu god of bravery
LakshmiHindu goddess of fortune and prosperity
MaraHindu god of death
MitraHindu god of friendship and alliances
ParjanyaHindu god of rain
Parvati, Anapurna, Annapurnawife of Siva and a benevolent aspect of Devi
PrajapatiHindu god personifying a creative force
Pushancelestial / celestial shepherd god
RahuA Hindu demon who swallows the sun causing eclipses
Rudrafather of the Hindu storm gods Marut
SarasvatiHindu goddess of learning and the arts
SavitarAn important Hindu god
Shakti, SaktiThe female or generative principle
Siva, ShivaThe destroyer
SkandaHindu god of war
SuryaAn important god of later Hinduism
UmaA benevolent aspect of Devi
UshasHindu goddess of dawn
VarunaIn Vedism, god of the night sky who with his thousand eyes watches over human conduct and judges / judges good and evil and punishes evildoers
VayuHindu wind god
VishnuThe sustainer
YamaHindu god of death and lord of the underworld
NarrowerAdityaOne of 7 to 12 sons of Aditi
Ahura(Zoroastrianism) title for benevolent deities
Asvins(literally 'possessing horses' in Sanskrit) in Hinduism the twin chariot warriors conveying Surya
Dharmabasic principles of the cosmos
GarudaA supernatural eagle-like being that serves as Vishnu's mount
MarutAny of a group of Hindu storm gods
Ribhus, RhibhusOne of three artisans of the Hindu gods
Somapersonification of a sacred intoxicating drink used in Vedic ritual
VajraIndra's thunderbolt
avatarThe manifestation of a Hindu deity (especially Vishnu) in human or superhuman or animal form
Broaderdeity, divinity, god, immortalAny supernatural being worshipped as controlling some part of the world or some aspect of life or who is the personification of a force
Spanishdeidad hindú, divinidad hindú
Catalandivinitat hindú

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