Websites About the Gods and Goddesses of Hinduism

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Links To Gods and Goddesses of Hinduism

Bagalamukhi - The goddess of black magic, poisons, and her symbolism. Contains her yantra and mantra.

Bhairava - The terrifying God, his different manifestations, and pooja rituals. Contains images of the deity.

Cchinnamasta - The goddess who is one of the Dasa Maha Vidyas and her worship. Includes the yantra and mantra of the goddess.

Dattatreya - The history, legend, and teachings of the god who is the author of Avadhuta Gita and Jivanmukta Gita.

Friesian School: Devotionalistic Gods in Hinduism - Different aspects of the Gods are explained in this research article.

Goddess Pongi Amma - The history and legend of Valli Malai, home to goddess Valli Amma or Pongi, beloved of Lord Murugan. Includes a photo gallery.

Hindu Devotion - Explanation of devotion and the main Hindu deities.

Hindu Net: Forms of God - Information on the concept of God and links to various Gods and Goddesses.

Indian Heritage: Gods and Hinduism - Links to different Gods and Goddesses, their stories and navagrahams.

Indra - Information about the God Indra. Includes images.

Jai Mataji - About the various Gods and Goddesses and the power of Mantras. Includes images and prayers.

Maa Santoshi - The story of the Goddess, her worship, and temples. Includes a photo gallery.

Mahalasa Narayani - Information about the goddess, her various manifestations, images, prayers, and temples.

Picture library - Pictures of Hindu gods and goddess and children's coloring page.

Spiritual Corner - Gods and Goddesses, picture gallery, slokas, devotional songs and festivals.

Sri Muneeswarar - About Lord Muneeswarar, Lord Karuppannaswamy and other Kaaval Dheivangals, their worship and temples.

Tara - Description of the goddess worshipped both by Hindus and Buddhists and her different forms. Contains her yantra and mantra.

Trimurti - Trimurti, meaning "having three forms", is the term applied to the three main Hindu gods: Brahma, Vishnu and Shiva. This Trimurti or triad represents all aspects of the Supreme Being. The Trimurti is depicted as a single-bodied, three-headed man. This symbolises the fact that the three forms are aspects of one Supreme Being. Brahma

Brahma - The first God in the triad of Gods, creator of the universe and his legend.

Sanskrit Mantra: Brahma - Information on the creative principle of the universe called Brahma and his mantras. Devi

Indian Mythology: Shakti - About different forms of the goddess and her legends. Contains images of the Deities

University of Virginia: Devi - Gallery features devotional images of the Hindu goddess. Explanatory text assessed by clicking on images. Durga

Durga Puja - Information about Durga Puja in Bengal and other parts of India.

Jagadhatri Puja - History and details of the puja celebrated at Chandannagar, West Bengal. Includes an image gallery.

Kolkata Beckons - The myth and celebration of Durga Pooja in Kolkota.

Maha Gauri - Origin of Maa Durga, her different forms, Durga Puja and Navaratra. Includes an image gallery.

Mahalaya : Durga Puja - On line Mahalaya and bhajan audio files.

Shri Durga Devi - The story of the goddess from the epics, puranas and Tantrik texts. Ganesha

Bibliography on Lord Ganesha - List of publications on Lord Ganesha.

Ganapati Deva - The remover of obstacles, his different forms, symbolism, yantra, and mantras. Download Ganapathi Upanishad.

Ganesh - An image gallery of the God.

Ganesh Chaturthi - Swami Sivananda explains the significance of Vinayaka Chaturthi.

Ganesha - Several pictures of Lord Ganesha along with significance of Ganesha festival.

Ganesha - The god of wisdom, prudence, and salvation, his legend and reasons for worship.

Ganesha - Evolution, symbolism, and incarnations of the God.

Ganesha Festivals and Temples - Introduces Lord Ganesha and his festivals. Also provides a list of temples dedicated to Lord Ganesha.

Ganesha Mahimna - Describes the Ashtavinayaka places and provides basic information about Lord Ganesha.

Ganesha Pancharatnam - A prayer to Lord Ganesha with transliteration of Sanskrit verses.

Ganesha Sadhana - Methods of worshiping Lord Ganesha.

Ganesha the Elephant God - About the Hindu god of success, the importance of his form and how he got his head.

Ganeshji - A brief story of Lord Ganesha, Ganesh utsav and sloka.

The Great Ganapati Milk Udyog - News story about the milk drinking idol of Lord Ganesha.

Kidz Korner about Ganesha - A story about Lord Ganesha for kids.

Lord of Categories - Information on Ganesha's attributes, various legends pertaining to the elephant god, and links of interest.

Shree Ganesh - Mode of worship of Lord Ganesha, stories, and 108 names. Also includes a photo gallery, e-cards and forums.

Shree Ganesh Aarti - Multimedia web page with animations and recording of Lord Ganesha Aarti.

Significance of Ganesha - Essay on Lord Ganesha by Swami Omkarananda.

Vinayaga - Lord Ganesha, remover of obstacles, myths and beliefs associated with him. Includes a picture gallery.

Worship of Ganesha - Mythology behind the worship of Lord Ganesha.

Ganapatya - Wikipedia - Brief account and history, list of some references.

Ganapatyas - Tradition and literature of the sect.

Ganapatyas - History, doctrines, and symbols of the sect. Kali

Kali - The Goddess of destruction, her symbolism, and worship.

Kali, Durga, Parvati - A tribute to the Goddess and her various manifestations both Hindu and Buddhist.

Kalika Devi - The origin, forms, and worship of the Goddess. Links to other manifestations and religious texts. Kali - A short introduction to the Goddess.

Wikipedia: Kali - An article on the Goddess and her worship.

Chandi Path - Complete text, English Transliteration and meaning of this book - also known as Durga Sapthashati.

Devi Bhakti - General site about devotion to Devi, her temples and bhajans.

Devi Gita - Sanskrit, English Transliteration and meaning.

HinduSaktha - Information on Deities of various Devi temples in India. An introduction to the Saktha religion.

Kali Puja - Sahasranam and puja in Sanskrit with meanings.

Kumari Devi - Tradition and worship of Kumari Devi the living Goddess of Nepal.

Living Goddess - Description of a book by Linda Johnsen about Shakti Sadhana.

Shakta Theory of Chakras - Information on the theory of chakras as postulated by the Shakthas.

Shakti - Features Devi, the great Goddess, her aspects, and interpretation.

Shakti Sadhana - Deities related to Shakti worship and information about this faith.

Shri Adi Shakti - The concepts, principles, and practice of the power or active aspect of Adi Shakti. Krishna

Giriraj Mandal - Information about Krishna, Govardhana Hill, and on several temples of Krishna. Includes a photo gallery and maps of Vrindavan and Brij.

Krishna - An account of Krishna in the light of some texts and teaching from Buddhism and other religions.

Krishna as Kali - Describes how Krishna is worshipped as Kali and the scriptural background for the worship. Presents the Yantra and Mantra for worship.

Krishna: Illustrated Story - The story of Krishna's incarnation, in short pages with illustrations.

Lord Krishna - Includes an account of his life, links to illustrations, art and other articles.

Search for the Historical Krishna - N. T. Rajaram argues that Krishna can be identified and placed in history at 3002 B.C.

Srimad Bhagavatam - The text of the Bhagavata Purana and its account of Krishna, in Sanskrit transliteration, with translation and explanation. Lakshmi

Lakshmi The Goddess of Wealth - Aspects and incarnations of goddess Lakshmi. Lalita Tripurasundari

Abiraami Andhaahthi - The story of Abhirami Bhattar and Roman transliterated text of the poem in praise of the Goddess.

Lalitha Tripurasundari - Describes the red goddess, Shri Yantra, its symbolism, and the nine mandalas. Information on Sri Vidya, the deities of Sri Vidya, Mantra, and initiation. Rama

Ramachandra: Puja - Aarati and prayers for worshipping Rama.Excerpts from the booklet by Dr. A. V. Srinivasan

Ramayana: Audio cassette - A full reading in English of the unabridged Ramayana of Valmiki.

Ramayana: Stories - A collection of stories from Ramayana. Includes the fable of Guru Paramartha and his five Discipes. Saraswati

The Shktis or Goddesses of Hinduism - Saraswathi

Mantra On Net: Saraswathi - The goddess who represents knowledge and the arts, her form and mantras. Shiva

Significance of Lord Siva

Aspects of Lord Siva

The meaning of Shankara or samkara

Pati, The Lord of Creation

Lord Shiva's Darshan - On worship of Lord Shiva. Includes information on Jyothirlingas and other Shiva temples.

Saivism - Outline of Saivism and information on Sivanadiyars, Saiva Siddhantha, and Adheenams.

The Shaiva Art Gallery - Image gallery of Lord Shiva.

Shaivism Home Page - Worship of Lord Shiva, Festivals, Scriptures, Temples, and Saints. Includes an image gallery.

Shiva - The destroyer of all evil, his forms, and legend.

Shri Shri Shiva Mahadeva - The Lord of yoga, his different forms, mantra and pooja ritual. Skanda

Annadana Murugan - About Murugan in his aspect as provider of food to his devotees, and temples in Tamil Nadu and Sri Lanka.

Katirkama Skanda - The history and legend of the temple in Sri Lanka, dedicated to Skanda visited by devotees from Sri Lanka and India. Includes information on the Teyvani Amman temple.

Skanda - About the pan-Indian god Muruga or Skanda Kumara. Includes photo galleries, research articles and resources in Sanskrit and Tamil. Vaishno Devi

Shri Mata Vaishnodevi - Oficial site of Shri Mata Vaishnodevi Shrine Board. Includes the story of the goddess and pilgrimage to the shrine.

Vaishno Devi - Features information on the goddess, devotional songs, images, and sacred quotes. Vishnu  

Lord Vishnu

Jagannadha - The traditional worship ritual and image of this form of Vishnu.

Mantra On Net: Vishnu - Description of this major god of Hinduism, his attributes and traits.Includes images and mantras.

Venkateswara - Resource on the deity, for people who want to visit Tirumala for "Darshan". Includes images, writings, prayers, and scriptures.

Venkateswara Balaji - The puranic history of Lord Tirupati Venkateswara.Includes pictures of the Balaji temple and download of Venkateswara Suprabhatam in MP3 format.

Vishnu - The preserver of the universe representing mercy and goodness, his form, and avatars.

Vishnu - Dasha Avatar - A brief explanation of the Hindu theological concept of ten incarnations of Vishnu. Links to details of Matsya, Kurma and Varaha avatars.

Vishnu Sahasra Naama - The one thousand and eight names of Lord Vishnu with meaning. Includes a picture gallery and Baja Govindam.

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