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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The Simmba beauty shared an image of herself seeking blessings from the Hindu deity Ganesha.
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