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1.Deity and Vahana(vehicle)

Moon ————-Antelope.

Manmatha———Parrot.

Rahu—————–A Lion like creature.

Ketu——————Vulture.

Kubera—————Goat.

Shani—————–Raven.

Bhairava————-Dog.

Durga—————–Tiger.

Maheshwari——–Bull.

Lakshmi—————Lotus flower, Elephant and the owl.

Ganapathi————–Krouncha, the mouse.

Aditya——————Seven horses.

Agni——————–Ram.

Indra—————–Elephant Airavata.

Varuna————–Seven swans or Crocodile.

Vayu—————–Thousands  of horses.

Vishnu————–Garuda, the eagle and Adishesha, the serpent.

Yama—————He buffalo.

Shiva————-Nandi, the bull.

Skanda————Peacock.

Vahanas denote the elements over which the gods have control.

2.Six sons of Shiva–1.Kartikeya, the lord of war.2.Ganesha–the lord

of wisdom. 3. Andhaka– the blind son, born from Shiva’s sweat.

4. Ayyappa. 5. Bhauma 6.Kuja. Ayyappa is really the eldest son

of Lord Shiva and Ganesha and Karthikeya are actually his

youngest children.He also fathered 3 daughters too. Their

names are–Ashoka Sundari,Jyoti and Manasa(also called Vasuki)

Different names of Lord Shiva’s wife are -Parvati,Uma Gauri,

Kali, Annapurna.

Source:Collection.

 

 

 

 

 

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