In the whole wide world of human existence, the notion of God is omnipresent. Divinity, however, is mostly manifested under categories. So even if you owe your allegiance to one God, you bow in front of a hundred more!
The 33 crore Gods in Hinduism, in particular, holds the utmost fascination for many. The list is only figuratively exhaustive: hence, our discussion needs to happen strictly under the ambit of mortal restrictions!
The creator of the Universe, He is depicted as supposedly calm and compassionate.
The protector of the Universe, through His transition into numerous incarnations or avatars.
The Destroyer of Evil and the Transformer, as also young girls’ fantasy as an ideal husband.
The God of Tools and Implements, He is highly regarded as the reigning deity of engineering.
The Divine Protector and Liberator, as much feared as is revered and leads the path of eternity.
The God of Love and Tenderness, Krishna is celebrated and loved in all of Indian mythology. His antics as a child occupy a special place in the heart of his disciples.
The adorable Elephant faced Deity, celebrated for ushering in auspiciousness and luck into life.
The Goddess of Learning and Wisdom, who enjoys peak popularity during exam season and on Saraswati Puja.
The Deity for Strength and Courage, invoked in the recitation of the Hanuman Chalisa.
The Overseer of Wealth, highly revered and worshiped on many occasions.
The God of Desire, indicative of celebration of the instinctive tendencies in lesser mortals.
The Sun God and the God of Creation. Offering water to the Sun is believed to be one of the ideal ways to start your day.
The Water God, the Deity of the Monsoons and is therefore highly revered in agricultural India.
The God of the Underworld and Death, revered and worshiped for a smooth passage into the afterlife.