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Hindu deities
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Hindu deities

Hinduism is an alternatively monist and monotheist religion that understands different deities as representing various aspects and principles of one supreme entity, Brahman or parabrahman.

Table of contents
1 The Trinity
2 Vedic Deities
3 Avatars of Vishnu
4 Relatives
5 Mother goddesses

The Trinity

Vedic Deities

Avatars of Vishnu

Relatives

Mother goddesses


Early Hinduism | Hinduism | Hindu Philosophy
Primary Scriptures: Vedas | Upanishads | Bhagavad Gita | Itihasa | Tantras | Sutras
Concepts: Brahman | Dharma | Karma | Moksha | Maya | Punarjanma | Samsara
Schools & Systems: Vedanta | Yoga | Tantra | Bhakti
Rituals: Aarti | Darshan | Puja | Satsang | Thaal | Yagnya
Hindu Teachers/Gurus and Saints: Sankara | Ramakrishna | Vivekananda | Aurobindo | Ramana Maharshi | Sivananda
Denominations: Vaishnavism | Shaivism | Shaktism | Neo- and quasi-Hindu movements