Hindu Gods Chart
HINDU GODS CHART There are four main sects within Hinduism: 1. Shaivism (in which Shiva is worshipped as the main god); 2. Vaishnavism (in which Vishnu worshipped as the main god); 3. Shaktism (in which the female aspects of god are primarily worshipped); and 4. Smartism (in which six main gods are worshipped: Shiva, Vishnu, Shakti, Ganesh, Murugan and Surya).
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Meaning of VISHNU Ji
Other Names: Narayana, Rama, Krishna, Vishweshwar, Balaji, Lakshmipati, Shesh-Shayee, Satyanarayana, Lakshmi-narayana and hundreds more. Other forms of Vishnu: Vishnu is depicted in many forms. Since he s the one who has taken avtar as Rama, Krishna, etc. These are many popular forms of these Avatars. He is also shown as reclining on a great Serpent (Shesh Naag), with Lakshni nearby, in “Ksheer Sagar”. Significance: Vishnu is one of the three main aspects of the supreme Lord; the other two…
Meaning of Hanuman Ji
Other names of Hanuman: Mahavir, Maruti, Pawan-suta, anjaneya, ram-doot, Rama-das, Kesari-nandan and many more. Other forms of Hanuman: Sometimes hanuman is shown flying with one hand holding up a mountain; He is shown opening his chest with His own hands and showing Rama and Sita sitting in His heart. Significance: Hanuman is one of the most popular Hindu deities. He is an embodiment of service (Seva), devotion (Bhakti) and surrender (samarpan, egolessness). He is an incarnation of shiva…