Hindu deity

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Hindu deity a deity worshipped by the Hindus
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Usage

In literature:

We entered through a rather handsome brick gateway supported by hideous Hindu deities in stone.
"The Malay Archipelago" by Alfred Russell Wallace
Devetas, inferior or secondary deities in Hindu mythology.
"Character Sketches of Romance, Fiction and the Drama, Vol 1" by The Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D.
RUDRA, in the Hindu mythology the old deity of the storm, and father of the Marutz.
"The Nuttall Encyclopaedia" by Edited by Rev. James Wood
Hindu deities are rarely tribal gods like Athene of Athens or the gods of Mr Kipling and the German Emperor.
"Hinduism and Buddhism, Vol I. (of 3)" by Charles Eliot
The appropriation of Hindu deities is usually the first step towards their absorption into the Hindu social structure.
"India, Old and New" by Sir Valentine Chirol
They appear to reject nearly all Hindu observances and to worship aboriginal deities as well as Krishna.
"Hinduism And Buddhism, Volume II. (of 3)" by Charles Eliot
The caste worship the principal Hindu deities.
"The Tribes and Castes of the Central Provinces of India - Volume IV of IV" by R.V. Russell
The Ataris observe the Hindu law of inheritance, and some of them worship Hindu deities, as Mata the goddess of smallpox.
"The Tribes and Castes of the Central Provinces of India" by R. V. Russell
DEVA (Sanskrit "heavenly"), in Hindu and Buddhist mythology, spirits of the light and air, and minor deities generally beneficent.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 8, Slice 3" by Various
AVATAR', more properly AVATARA, in Hindu mythology, an incarnation of the Deity.
"The New Gresham Encyclopedia. Vol. 1 Part 3" by Various
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In news:

The event falls in the middle of Ganesh Chaturthi, a ten-day Hindu festival honoring the birthday of Lord Ganesha who is the deity of intellect and wisdom.
Govinda 's boutique, housed inside the International Society for Krishna Consciousness in West L.A. Is your one-stop shop for Hindu deities, tulsi beads, bangles, kurtas and stackable stainless-steel food-storage containers (and lunch.
Museum exhibit depicts Hindu deities through sculpture and story.
Painted by anonymous worshippers of the Hindu deity, they share one basic element: a vertical ellipse centered on a simple ground of found paper.
The "iron man" statue is thought to be a depiction of the god Vaisravana, the Buddhist King of the North, aka the Hindu deity Kubera, report German researchers led by Elmar Buchner of the University of Stuttgart.
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