Hindu deity

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Noun1.Hindu deity - a deity worshipped by the HindusHindu deity - a deity worshipped by the Hindus  
Hindooism, Hinduism - a body of religious and philosophical beliefs and cultural practices native to India and based on a caste system; it is characterized by a belief in reincarnation, by a belief in a supreme being of many forms and natures, by the view that opposing theories are aspects of one eternal truth, and by a desire for liberation from earthly evils
deity, divinity, god, immortal - any supernatural being worshipped as controlling some part of the world or some aspect of life or who is the personification of a force
Aditya - one of 7 to 12 sons of Aditi; Hindu gods of celestial light
Ahura - (Zoroastrianism) title for benevolent deities
Asvins - (literally `possessing horses' in Sanskrit) in Hinduism the twin chariot warriors conveying Surya
Dharma - basic principles of the cosmos; also: an ancient sage in Hindu mythology worshipped as a god by some lower castes;
Garuda - a supernatural eagle-like being that serves as Vishnu's mount
Marut - any of a group of Hindu storm gods; offspring of Rudra
Rhibhus, Ribhus - one of three artisans of the Hindu gods
Soma - personification of a sacred intoxicating drink used in Vedic ritual
Vajra - Indra's thunderbolt
avatar - the manifestation of a Hindu deity (especially Vishnu) in human or superhuman or animal form; "the Buddha is considered an avatar of the god Vishnu"
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Police said the victims' family members had gone to a nearby temple to offer prayers to Hindu deity Shiva on the first Monday of the holy Hindu month of Shravan.
The iconic Louvre Abu Dhabi museum slated to open in 2015 will display a 10th century bronze statue of Hindu deity Lord Shiva, Abu Dhabi Tourism Authority and Culture has confirmed to XPRESS.
Dedicated to the worship of the Hindu deity Durga, the celebrations will begin with a prayer at 6.
BJP'S PRIME ministerial nominee Narendra Modi invoked Lord Ram at a rally in Faizabad on Monday and called upon those living in the birthplace of the Hindu deity to teach the Congress a lesson for not fulfiling the poll promises of 2009 and defying the concept of 'Ram Rajya', propounded by Mahatma Gandhi in modern India.
Media reports say, the temple of the Hindu deity Hanuman was set on fire by three men who had covered their faces and who were let in by the caretaker Darshan who was told by the men that they had come to offer prayers.
Rajan Zed, president of the Universal Society of Hinduism, proposed adding a statute of Lord Hanuman, a Hindu deity.
com, the retailer had tried to lure customers into buying its 8-dollar worth red and blue crew-length socks, which featured an image of the Hindu deity, by claiming that it was "awesome and an UO Exclusive".
Tell students the sculpture shown in the Art Print is a typical way this Hindu deity is represented throughout India.
The festival celebrates the triumph of good over evil - including the return of Hindu deity Rama and the killing of evil demon Narakasura - and runs from mid-October to mid-November.
Quiz of the Day ANSWERS: 1 The Netherlands; 2 A statue of a Hindu deity drawn on a giant cart; 3 Flashman; 4 The badger; 5 Wine bottles; 6 Margo Leadbetter; 7 It is the protective body shell of insects or crustaceans; 8 Berry; 9 Skiffle; 10 Queen Anne.
He will read from the Shrimad Bhagwad-Gita, which recounts the life and sermons of Hindu deity Lord Krishna.
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