Religous Deities

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The gods of Hinduism are diverse and multifaceted. Who was Ganesha and why does he have an elephant’s head? Why is Shiva considered the destroyer of worlds? In this category you can learn more about the origin and meaning of the individual Hindu gods.

Ganesha – the most popular god in Hinduism

Ganesha, the god with the elephant head, is considered the lord of obstacles and is the patron saint of many Hindus.

Shiva – the Destroyer and father of Ganesha

Shiva is one of the main gods of Hinduism and one of the gods of the Hindu Trinity.


Brahma represents the principle of creation in Hindu belief. He is regarded as the one who moves the universal One in the role of the unmoved.