Gajasura (elephant demon) is the name used to refer to demon Nila when he took the form of an elephant and attacked Shiva. He was destroyed by Ganapati.
Lord of the territory, The fulfiller of desire, the god of merchants, Son of Shiva and Parvati.
A holy river in Northern India, believed to be a goddess by Hindus, Equivalent Ganges, The story of the birth of Ganges was told to Rama and Laxmana by Vishvamitra.
The god of good fortune, commonly identified for his elephant head. Son of Shiva and Parvati.
Dhritarashtra's wife and queen mother of the Kaurava.
A class of celestial beings regarded as specialists in music.
Arjuna's most potent bow.
A place where sage Agastya and his wife performed penance.
Lord Vishnu's vehicle. A large mythilogical bird.
Gauri or Dakshayani is the Goddess of marital felicity and longevity. An aspect of Devi, Dakshayani is the consort of Shiva.
A revered mantra in Hinduism, found in the Yajur Veda.
Son of Bhima from demoness Hidimba.
See Bhagwad Gita.
Lord Krishna's childhood mates, cow herd-boys.
Name of Krishna indicating his origin as a god of flocks and herds.
Lord Krishna's childhood mates, cow-herd girls.
Govardhan is a hill located near the town of Vrindavan in India .
One of the names of Sri Krishna and Vishnu. It means a cow-keeper and refers to Krishna's occupation in Gokula, the colony of cowherds.
The second of the four phases (Purushartha) of a man, when a person gets married and settles down in life and begets children.
King of Nishadha.
Revered tutor, A spiritual teacher.