Saturday, 21. May 2005
Indian Gods and Goddesses
Indian Gods and Godesses
SURYA is one of the three chief gods of the Vedas. As one of the spheres, the physical sun is the celestial form of fire, Agni, and source of all life. SURYA is at the center of the spheres.Above it are the esoteric spheres of the Supreme Ruler and below it are the manifest spheres of the moon and the earth.
The other name of SURYA is SAVITRI, which means brilliance. In the later ages, like other many Vedic gods, this god became more or less a mythical figure superseded by Vishnu, who came to be regarded by Hindus as the supreme manifestation of the self-Existent the Supreme God. Still the most celebrated mantra (hymn), known as GAYATRI Mantra, is the incantation addressed to SURYA. Also many of the forms of meditation, prayers and rituals used in the daily ceremonies of Hindu Brahmins are addressed to this god.
by Indian Divinity
This websites bring you a lot of images and pictures:
Ganesh, God of India
|A large collection of Gods: Hinduism Pictures Gallery by the Shaivism Homepage. |
A few beautiful Images of Gods by Indian Heritage.
And the Gallery by Black Peacock.
In the hindu religion, the elephand head God Ganesh is also known as Ganapati, Ekadanta, Vinayaka, Heramba, etc. He brings joy and happiness to the family and may remove all the Obstacles. Innumerable crowds praise this benevolent Lord all over India. He is always worshipped first in temples and private houses.
by the Ganesh Website (1394 pictures on this site!)