1.Deity and Vahana(vehicle)
Rahu—————–A Lion like creature.
Lakshmi—————Lotus flower, Elephant and the owl.
Ganapathi————–Krouncha, the mouse.
Varuna————–Seven swans or Crocodile.
Vayu—————–Thousands of horses.
Vishnu————–Garuda, the eagle and Adishesha, the serpent.
Shiva————-Nandi, the bull.
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,