Learn about the different Hindu deities

Ganesha as Lord of Beginnings star
For Hindus, Ganesha is revered as the Lord of Beginnings. Learn more about Ganesha and why and how Hindus turn to this deity at the beginning of daily worship or when embarking on a new adventure.

Hindu Deities That You Must Know star[offsite link]
This travel website introduces five important Hindu deities in a clear and succinct manner.

Lakshmi- Goddess of Wealth star
Hindus turn to the Goddess Lakshmi for spiritual and material well-being. Read more about how Goddess of Wealth is understood by her followers and the signficance she plays in their lives.

Saraswati- Goddess of Arts and Learning star
Visual representations of the Goddess Saraswati attempt to portray Her as the source of the divine wisdom that underlies all forms of arts and learning. Read more about the symbolism behind her visual portrait and why Hindus turn to her for blessings on their journey for knowledge.

The Paradoxes of Shiva star
Shiva takes on multiple representations and displays one of the most complex and dynamic personalities among all the deities in Hinduism. As a brief introduction to this deity, read more about His sometimes contradictory roles.

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