HINDU GODS CHART There are four main sects within Hinduism: Shaivism (in which Shiva is worshipped as the main god); Vaishnavism (in which Vishnu worshipped as the main god); Shaktism (in which the female aspects of god are primarily worshipped);
Sanātana Dharma (Devanagari: सनातन धर्म meaning "eternal dharma" or "eternal order") which has been proposed as an alternative name for Hinduism (Hindi Hindu Dharm हिन्दू धर्म,) "Hinduism" is a fairly modern term promoted first by Westerners.
Lakshmi is the mother goddess, and the consort of Vishnu. She is the patron of wealth. Prosperity, good fortune and is the embodiment of beauty and grace. In this form, she is bestowing gold coins and the elephants responding to her represent.