Although little known, Agni is truly one of the most important Hindu Gods, and is invoked whenever an offering is burnt.
The Asuras are generally considered divine beings, who are primarily known for doing evil, but not always. It might be better to say that the Asuras are powerful beings who often are opposed to the gods. By the end of the Vedic period, however, the asuras had attained their more demonic role.
Sure, Brahma created the universe and delivered the Vedas to mankind, but Brahma has a Dark Side that many Westerners don’t really know about.
While Devi is a nurturing, Mother Goddess, she has many wrathful forms as well. How can such a caring goddess be so cruel?
Duga combines the energies of all the male Hindu Gods into one wrathful Goddess.
Ganesh is the elephant Headed God of success, and is one of the most beloved Hindu deities in the world.
While Ganga may have fallen from heaven and been relegated to earth, her role in the life of Hindus should not be underestimated.
Hanuman is so heroic and brave that this Monkey God has won the hearts of many Hindu devotees.
Kali is one of the most ferocious goddesses in Hinduism, but she is also crucial to the birth cycle of man.
Despite HIS complexity, Krishna is one of the most loved and well known deities in all of India.
Lakshmi is loved and admired, for her grace, and the gifts she bestows upon here devotees.
Parvati might have been a disappointment to her parents, but she is often considered a role model for the ideal woman.
Meet Sri Saraswati – the goddess so refined that she was able to tame the wild cravings of Lord Brahma.
Shiva is a contradiction in terms; at once a fearsome destroyer and yet also a calm, meditating spiritual seeker. And when he stops dancing, the universe collapses.
Vishnu and His Avatars are the most widely worshiped deities in the Hindu world, as Vishnu’s many forms are credited with tremendous achievements.