Kartikeya mounted on his peacock

Kartikeya

Kartikeya is the Hindu god of war and the son of Lord Shiva and Parvati. He is the commander-in-chief of the army of the devas. His brother is the elephant-headed Ganesha. He is also commonly known as Murugan, Skanda, Kumara, and Subhramanya. Family Father: Shiva Mother: Parvati Brothers: Ganesha Wives: Valli and Devasena Background An …

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Yama

Yama is the god of death. Whenever someone is destined to die, Yama sends his Yamaduttas to take that persons’ soul to Yamapuri. Yamapuri is the abode of Yama. Then, at Yamapuri it is decided where to send this soul. Holy souls go to places like Swarga, Vaikuntha, and other lokas, while sinful souls go …

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Kubera

Kubera is the god of wealth and money. He is also the king of the Yakshas. He is the guardian (lokapala) of the north direction. His mantra is ‘Om Sham Kuberaya Namaha’. He lives in the city of Alaka. Shiva is his good friend. Kubera is sometimes called Vaishravana or Ailavila because of his parents. …

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Indra Sabha

The court of Indra is called Indra sabha. It is a beautiful court with many members. Members There are many members of Indra’s royal court. There are rishis and devtas. There are also many supernatural beings. This is a complete list of members of Indra Sabha. The members of the Indra Sabha are Parasara Rishi, …

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Asravya

Asravya is a sage who is a member of Indra‘s court.

Devahavya

Devahavya is a sage (rishi) who is a member of Indra‘s assembly. He is a very great and intelligent sage. He has many magical and supernatural powers. Devahavya studied all 4 Vedas, the Upanishads, Puranas, Upa-Puranas, Brahmanas, Shastras, and many other advanced texts. He is very knowledgable and helps Indra make decisions.

Devaka

Devaka was a king from the Yadu dynasty. He was the father of Devaki, the real mother of Krishna. All seven daughters of Devaka married Vasudeva. Family Father: Ahuka Brother: Ugrasena Sons: Devavana, Upadeva, Sudeva, Devavardhana Daughters: Dhrtadeva, Santideva, Upadeva, Srideva, Devaraksita, Sahadeva, Devaki

Vayu

Vayu deva is the god of winds. He lives in Gandhavati, the city of Vayu. He was the father of Bhima the Pandava and Hanuman. His mount is the gazelle which symbolizes swiftness. He is the lokpala (dikpala) of the northwest direction. He is also known as Pavana deva. Family Sons: Makanaka, Gandhavayu, Mahabhra, Kuvara, …

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Chitra

Chitra is a divine apsara who lives in Swarga loka. Being an apsara, her job is to entertain the gods. She is a friend of the apsara named Urvashi. Once, when Ashtavakra went to the court of Kubera, Chitra performed a dance in honor of his visit.

Karusha

Karusha was a son of Vaivasvat Manu, the son of Surya deva. He was the founder of the Karusha kingdom. He was a king. His sons were the future rulers of Karusha kingdom. He started a lineage of rulers of Karusha kingdom. Family Father: Vaivasvat Manu Mother: Shraddha Brothers: Pramshu, Narishyant, Shayarti, Nriga, Dhristi, Prashadhra, …

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