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11 Obscure and Unknown Hindu Gods: Who Are They?

The Hindu Pantheon of gods is widely considered to be the largest one in history. There exist millions of deities within the Hindu Pantheon out of which most of them fall under the reincarnations, versions or endemic adaptations of existing major gods. While some of the major deities like the …

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Who Created Vishnu?

Vishnu is a crucial deity in all of Hindu mythology as he fulfills the role of the preserver of the universe. Without him, the function of preserving the universe, looking after the occurrences in the universe, and eventually foiling anything that threatens the balance would be unfulfilled.  The creation and …

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Why is Vishnu Blue

Why is Vishnu Blue?

Vishnu is one of the most important deities in Hindu Mythology and has a large number of followers and devotees worldwide. Furthermore, some of his reincarnations are in themselves, world renowned like Krishna and Ram. Vishnu is considered to be the preserver of the entire universe and along with Shiva …

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Shiva Vs Odin: What is the Difference?

Shiva and Odin are respectively the most important and possibly the strongest gods in their pantheons. While Shiva is the destroyer of chaos and evil in Hindu mythology, Odin has several attributions historically and is one of the most important and popular gods within Norse Mythology. Shiva is considered one …

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Vishnu vs Shiva

Shiva Vs Vishnu: What is the Difference?

Shiva and Vishnu are two of the three major supreme deities in Hindu Mythology that comprise the trinity known as the Trimurti. However, they are both very different in many ways and have some defining characteristics that add a stark contrast to each from the other. While Shiva is considered …

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Brahma Vs Krishna: What is the Difference?

Brahma and Krishna are two deities who are very different from each other in almost every respect. While Brahma is one of the three supreme deities in the Hindu Pantheon, Krishna is a human reincarnation of Lord Vishnu, another one of the three supreme deities. Brahma is assigned with the …

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Brahma Vs Brahman: What is the Difference?

Brahma and Brahman – Although very similar sounding and fairly synonymous, these two entities have their own origin, purpose and iconography. While Brahma is an anthropomorphic deity in Hindu mythology, Brahman is considered to be the all encompassing essence of the universe. Brahma, the deity, is considered one of the …

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Why Brahma is Not Worshipped?

Lord Brahma has been the subject of a lot of speculation amongst the Trimurtis because of how he is the most obscure and the least worshipped deity of the three. There are reasons for this within mythology as well as historically. Historically, the fall of the popularity of Brahma has …

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Hindu Gods Family Tree

Hindu Gods Family Tree: Who is Who?

Before getting into this family tree, get one thing clear. Hinduism, or santana-dharma, is over 5000 years old. It is a faith that defies conventional notions of religion. There is no singular scripture and no singular founder or prophet. There is not even a consensus on what the actual goal …

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Why is Brahma Important?

Brahma is the creator god of the Hindu pantheon. He is the force of creation and is the first part of the Hindu Trinity. This Trinity is commonly referred to as the Trimurti in Hinduism. It consists of the gods Brahma (creator), Vishnu (the preserver), and Shiva (the destroyer).  The …

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