5 Popular Hindu’s God and Goddess in Nepal

by Suraj KC | Sep 12, 2018
5 Popular Hindu’s God and Goddess in Nepal

Hindu religion is also famous for its number of gods and Goddess. Hindu religion is one of the oldest religion of Nepal. Hinduism is the pantheistic and polytheistic at the same time because it regards god as the universe( supreme creator) and at the same time countless god and goddesses are there to demonstrate and empower the particular aspect of the universe. Nepal was a Hindu country some years ago but Now Nepal is a secular state still the maximum people follow Hindu religion here. Here are 5 popular Hindu’s gods and Goddess in Nepal:

1) Shiva:

Shiva often regarded as the Mahadeva is the god of destroyer. Whenever a big overhaul is needed and whenever the culprit cross the limit, Shiva comes to destroy everything especially when the universe need reincarnation. He is believed to be the most powerful god among all the deities. He is also regarded as the god of anger and love. Different Hindu Puran(religious book) describes Shiva’s unconventional love. He has destroyed countless Rackchyas and save the universe from possible harm. He is popular from his spontaneous character. Shiva is identified with the locket of serpent, the stream of ganga in head and wearing the skin of tiger.

2) Saraswati:

Saraswati is regarded as the goddess of Knowledge, wisdom and art, she is supposed to be the the part of Barham however believer also tells that she is the daughter of Lord Shiva and divine Durga and also the mother of all the Vedas. she is identified with the white dress and holding the veena, mala and palm leaf scroll on the hand and usually rides a swan.

3) Laxmi:

Laxmi is the goddess of light, beauty and fortune however especially recognized as the deity of wealth in Hindu tradition. Goddess Laxmi Statue is worshipped for a good fortune, prosperity and remembered every day. In Tihar one day of celebration is completely dedicated to goddess laxmi. She is recognized by her glowing surface standing on lotus with lotus on her forehand. In Nepal Goddess laxmi is worshipped especially in Tihar festival on the day of Laaxmi Puja by lighting candles and lights.

4) Vishnu:

The formless incarnation of Vishnu makes him mysterious, it is believed that Vishnu has already taken 9th different incarnation and will come in this universe in the form of his 10th incarnation throughout the existence of the universe. In Hinduism it is believed that after reaching certain extent the universe will be seized and throughout the existence there will be four different Yug and Vishnu is supposed to maintain the existence by protecting the creation of Bramha.

5) Brahama:

He is regarded as the universal soul and all other form of gods are supposed to be his expansion. The identity of Brahma can be identified with a breezeful and enlightened face growing in a lotus out of the navel of the sleeping Vishnu. Shiva and Bishnu are also called the part of Bramha.


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