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Adi Granth, also called Granth or Granth Sahib, the sacred scripture of Sikhism, a religion of India.

<p>Adinath, also Rsabhadeva or Rishabhadeva, is said to be the first Tirthankara of the present half cycle of time.

Ajitnatha was the second tirthankara of the present age, avasarpini according to Jainism. He was born to King Jitashatru and Queen Vijaya at Ayodhya in the Ikshvaku dynasty.

Anantanatha was the fourteenth Tirthankara of the present age of Jainism. According to Jain beliefs, he became a Siddha, a liberated soul which has destroyed all of its karma.

Annapoorna or Annapurna is the Hindu goddess of nourishment. She is an avatar of Parvati, the wife of Shiva.

Ayyappan also known as Dharmasasta, Maṇikanṭhan or Sasta, is a Hindu deity who is the son of Harihara, fused with both Shiva and Vishnu.

Now the Lord himself is called as Badri Vishal. He is armed with Conch and Chakra in two arms in a lifted posture and two more arms rested on the lap in Yogamudra.

<p>Bahubali, a much-revered figure among Jains, was the son of Rishabhanatha, the first Tirthankara of Jainism, and the younger brother of Bharata Chakravartin.

Balarama, also known as Baladeva, Balabhadra and Halayudha, is the elder brother of Krishna(an avatar of the god Vishnu) and is regarded generally as an avatar of Shesha.

Bhadrakali is a Hindu goddess popular in Southern India. She is one of the fierce forms of the Great Goddess mentioned in the Devi Mahatmyam.

Bhairava is a Hindu deity, a fierce manifestation of Shiva associated with annihilation.Bhairava originated in Hindu legends and is sacred to Hindus, Buddhists and Jains alike.

Bharata in the Hindu epic Ramayana was a younger brother of the protagonist Rama and second son of Dasharatha and only son of Kaikeyi.

Bhramarambha is a very ferocious deity. Originally she was worshipped by the Chenchu people.

Bhumidevi is the personification of Mother earth and is considered a form of Goddess Lakshmi. She is related to fertility and thus is given the status of life-giver.

In Hinduism, Bhuvaneśwari is the fourth of the ten Dasa Mahavidya goddesses and an aspect of Devi or Durga as elements of the physical cosmos, in giving shape to the creation of the World".

Brahma is the creator god in the Trimurti of Hinduism. He has four faces, looking in the four directions.

Brihaspati is an Indian name and refers to different mythical figures depending on the age of the text.

Buddha was an ascetic and sage, on whose teachings Buddhism was founded.

Budha is a Sanskrit word that connotes the planet Mercury. Budha, in Puranic mythology, is also a deity.He is also known as Saumya, Rauhineya and Tunga

Chamunda , also known as Sachi Mata, Chamundi, Chamundeshwari, and Charchika, is a fearsome aspect of Devi, the Hindu Divine Mother and one of the seven Matrikas .

In Hinduism, Chandra is a lunar god and a Graha. Chandra is synonymous with Soma. The Chandra is the lord of plants and vegetation.

In Jainism, Chandraprabha was the eighth Tirthankara of Avasarpini. Chandraprabhu was born to King Mahasena and Queen Lakshmana Devi at Chandrapuri to the Ikshvaku dynasty.

Chitragupta is a Hindu god assigned with the task of keeping complete records of actions of human beings on the earth.

Dakshinamurthy is an aspect of the Hindu god Shiva as a guru of all types of knowledge.

Devī is the Sanskrit word for "goddess"; the masculine form is Deva.

Dharmanatha was the fifteenth Jain Tirthankara of the present age. According to Jain beliefs, he became a Siddha, a liberated soul which has destroyed all of its karma.

Durga is the principal form of the Mother Goddess in Hinduism.

<p>Duryodhana is a major character in the Hindu epic Mahabharata and was the eldest of the Kauravas, the hundred sons of blind king Dhritarashtra and Queen Gandhari.

Ganesha is, also known as Ganapati and Vinayaka, is one of the best-known and most worshipped deities in the Hindu pantheon.

In Hinduism, the river Ganga is considered sacred and is personified as a goddess Gaṅgā.

Ghantakarna Mahavir is a protector Jain deity. There is a shrine dedicated to him at Mahudi Jain temple established by Buddhisagar Suri, a Jain monk.

Hanuman , also known as Anjaneya, Mahavira, Bajrangbali, is a Hindu god and an ardent devotee of the god Rama.

Harihara is the fused representation of Vishnu and Shiva from the Hindu tradition.

In the Mahābhārata, Hidimba was a strong powerful person, the brother of Hidimbaa and a forest dweller.

Jagannath or Jagannatha meaning "Lord of the Universe", is a deity worshipped by Hindus and Buddhists mainly in the Indian states Odisha, Chhattisgarh, West Bengal, Jharkhand, Bihar, Guja

Bhairava is a Hindu deity, a fierce manifestation of Shiva associated with annihilation. Bhairava originated in Hindu legends and is sacred to Hindus, Buddhists and Jains alike.

Kali is derived from the Sanskrit "Kali", or time—she, therefore, represents Time, Change, Power, Creation, Preservation, and Destruction.

The goddess Kamakshee is a form of Tripura Sundari or Parvati or the universal mother goddess. The main abode of Kamakshi is the Kamakshi Amman temple at Kanchipuram.

Karthikeya also known as Murugan, Skanda and Subramanya are the Hindu god of war. He is the Commander-in-Chief of the army of the devas and the son of Shiva.

Ketu is the descending lunar node in Vedic or Hindu astrology.

Krishna is a major Hindu deity worshipped in a variety of different perspectives.

In the Hindu sacred text Ramayana, Lakshmana (Sanskrit Lakṣmaṇa) also known as Soumitra, Bharatanuja is younger brother and close companion of god Rama, the hero of the epic and avatar of god Vishn

Lakshmi is the Hindu goddess of wealth, fortune, and prosperity . She is the wife and active energy of God Vishnu, who is Supreme God in Vaishnavism.

Lakshmi Narayan or Lakshmi-Narayana, also sometimes spelt Lakshminarayan, Lakshminarayana, Laxminarayana, is a manifestation of Vishnu in the Hindu religion.

Mahavir,also known as Vardhamana, was the twenty-fourth and last Jain Tirthankara. Mahavira was born into a royal family in what is now Bihar, India, in 599 BC.

Vishnu is one of the most important gods in the Hindu pantheon and, along with Brahma and Shiva, is considered a member of the holy trinity Trimurti) of Hinduism.

Mallinatha was the 19th tirthaṅkara "ford-maker" of the present avasarpiṇi age in Jainism.

Manasā, also Mansa Devi, is a Hindu folk goddess of snakes, worshipped mainly in Bengal and other parts of North and northeastern India, chiefly for the prevention and cure of snakebite and also fo

Mangala is the name for Mars, the red planet, in Hindu texts.

Mari, also known as Mariamman and Mariaai, both meaning "Mother Mari", spelt also Maariamma, or simply Amman or Aatha is the South Indian Hindu goddess of rain.

Mayadevi was the birth mother of Gautama Buddha, the sage on whose teachings Buddhism was founded, and the sister of Mahāpajāpatī Gotamī, the first Buddhist nun ordained by the Buddha.

Munisuvrata Swami was the twentieth Tirthankara of the present half time cycle in Jain cosmology. He became a Siddha, a liberated soul which has destroyed all of his karma.

The story of Lord Muruga is described in Skanda Purana. According to the legend, in the olden days, the demon Soorapadman tortured the Devas, who went to complain to Lord Vishnu and Brahma.

Nāga is the Sanskrit and Pali word for a deity or class of entity or being, taking the form of a very great snake—specifically the king cobra, found in Indian religions, mainly Hinduism, Buddhism

The word “Naga” means “snake or serpent” and “Raja” means king.

Nandi or Nandin or Nandi Devar is the name for the bull which serves as the mount of Shiva and as the gatekeeper of Shiva and Parvati, and in Hindu mythology.

Narsingh, Narasingh, and Narasingha and Narasimhar in derivative languages is an avatar of the Hindu god Vishnu, who is regarded as the supreme God in Vaishnavism and a popular deity in the broader

Navagraha is deities in Hindu belief, and Hindu astrology There are nine Navagraha.

Neminatha is the twenty-second Tirthankara in Jainism, an Indian religion. He is also known simply as Nemi, or as Aristanemi which is an epithet of the sun-chariot.

Padmaprabha was the sixth Jain Tirthankara of the present age. According to Jain beliefs, he became a Siddha - a liberated soul which has destroyed all of its karma.

In the Mahabharata, a Hindu epic text, the Pandava are the five acknowledged sons of Pandu, by his two wives Kunti who was a Yadav and Madri who was the princess of Madra.

<p>Parshvanatha, also known as Parshva , was the 23rd of 24 Tirthankaras of Jainism. He is the earliest Jain Tirthankara who is generally acknowledged as a historical figure.

Parsvanatha,also known as Parshva,was the twenty-third Tirthankara of Jainism.He is the earliest Jain leader for whom there is reasonable evidence of having been a historical figure.

Parvati is the Hindu goddess of fertility, love and devotion; as well as of divine strength and power.

Peddamma temple is a Hindu temple located at Jubilee Hills in Hyderabad.

Pothuluri Veerabrahmam Brahmamgaru was a well-known sage in the 16th century.

Radha, also known as Radhika and Radharani was a Gopi . She is considered to be an incarnation of Laxmi . She was born in Barsana to Virshbanu and Keerti.

<p>Raghavendra Swami (1595–1671 CE), born Venkata Natha, was a renowned Madhwa saint, philosopher and proponent of Dvaita philosophy established by Sri Madhvacharya.

In Hindu tradition, Rahu is the severed head of an asura called Svarbhanu, that swallows the sun causing eclipses.

Rama or Ramachandra is the seventh avatar of the Hindu God Vishnu.

Ravana is the primary antagonist in the Hindu mythological tale as told in the ancient Hindu epic Ramayana where he is depicted as Rakshasa king of Lanka.

Rishabhanatha is the first Tirthankara in Jainism. A mythical leader, he is believed in Jainism to have lived millions of years ago.

Rukmini is the principal wife and queen of the God Krishna, the king of Dwaraka.

Sai Baba was a saint who practised and preached love to all. He was a spiritual guru (teacher) who transcended the boundaries of all religions. His philosophy is based on ‘Shraddha’ and ‘Saburi’.

Saraswati is the Hindu goddess of knowledge, music, arts, wisdom and learning.

Satī , or Sati Devi, is also known as Dakshayani. In the Tamil tradition, Sati is called Poovadakari, and in Telugu tradition, she is known as Perantalu.

In Hinduism, Shakti , also spelt as Sakthi, meaning "power" or "empowerment" is the primordial cosmic energy and represents the dynamic forces that are thought to move through t

Shani refers to planet Saturn and is one of the 9 heavenly objects known as Navagraha in Hindu astrology.

Shantinatha was the sixteenth Jain Tirthankar of the present age. Shantinatha was born to King Visvasen and Queen Achira at Hastinapur in the Ikshvaku dynasty.

Shiva Sanskrit: Śiva, meaning "The Auspicious" is one of the three major deities of Hinduism.

Sita is the most benevolent Goddess, who is known for loyalty, courage, self-sacrifice, patience, dedication, purity and virtues.

Subhadra is a character in the Mahabharata written by Vyasa. According to the epic, she was the younger sister of Krishna and Balarama, wife of Arjuna and mother of Abhimanyu.

Shukra is a Sanskrit word that means "lucid, clear, bright".

The Sun God is the life-giver and one who nourishes. He is one of the chief deities of Hinduism and was once ranked along with Vishnu , Shiva , Shakti and Ganesha .

Swaminarayan also known as Sahajanand Swami, Ghanshyam Maharaj, Shreeji Maharaj and Shri Hari, Swaminarayan is believed to be the incarnation of a God named Purushottama Narayana, the Supreme Being

Karthikeya also known as Murugan, Skanda and Subramanya is the Hindu god of war.

In Jainism, a Tirthankara is a saviour and spiritual teacher of the dharma.

The temple of Goddess Vaishno Devi is one of the major and sacred Hindu temples dedicated to Parvati or Goddess Shakti, the Divine Consort of Lord Shiva.

Varaha is the avatar of the Hindu god Vishnu in the form of a boar.

Varahi Maa is one of the Matrikas, a group of seven or eight mother goddesses in the Hindu religion.

<p>Vasupujya Swami was the twelfth tirthankara in Jainism of the avasarpini (present age).

Virabhadra or Veerabhadra (Vīrabhadra) is a fearsome form of the Hindu god Shiva.

Venkateswara , also known as Śrīnivāsa, Bālājī, Veṅkaṭā, and Veṅkaṭācalapati, is an Avatar of the formless supreme god Vishnu.

Vishnu and he are also known as Narayana, Vasudeva and Hari.

Vithoba, also known as Vi(t)thal(a) and Panduranga, is a Hindu god predominantly worshipped in the Indian states of Maharashtra, Karnataka, Goa, Telangana and Andhra Pradesh.

Yama also known as Yamaraja, Yama is the controller of the Naraka. He is considered as the first mortal man who died and thus became the guide and ruler of the departed souls.

The Yamuna is a sacred river in Hinduism and the main tributary of the Ganges , the holiest river of Hinduism.