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New additions[edit]

to add:

   * Indra
   * Surya
   * Agni
   * Vayu
   * Varuna
   * Yama
   * Kubera
   * Soma
   * Mitra
   * Kama
   * Gayatri
   * Aditi
   * Ushas
   * Sarasvati
   * Rudra


8 The 10 Avatars of Vishnu

   * Matsya (the Fish Incarnation)
   * Kurma (the Tortoise Incarnation)
   * Varaha (the Boar Incarnation)
   * Narasimha (Half Lion, Half Man)
   * Vamana (The Brahmin Dwarf)
   * Parashurama (The Brahmin Warrior)
   * Rama (An exemplar of virtue)
   * Balarama (Krishna's Elder Brother)
   * Krishna
   * Kalki (The Final Avatara as Man on White Horse)


9 The 'Hidden' Avatar

Mentioned in Bhagavata Purana, 11th Canto

   * Caitanya Mahaprabhu (Also known as the Golden Avatar)


10 Relatives

   * Ganesha
   * Parvati
   * Kartikeya
   * Sita
   * Hanuman


11 Mother goddesses

   * Shakti
   * Devi
   * Kali
   * Durga
   * Lakshmi
   * Amman

Great work so far!! Just one suggestion - this list can potentially become really big, so maybe just a one sentence explanation for each entry is warranted. If more info is needed, they can go to the main site.--Pranathi 00:33, 18 December 2005 (UTC)

Yeah, I guess we'll have to shorten everything a bit. Also, we'll most probably need to split it into parts like some other glossaries. deeptrivia (talk) 00:42, 18 December 2005 (UTC)
Five sentences should be the maximum for the important terms. Also, maybe gods and goddesses should not be included. The name of the page is "Glossary of terms in Hinduism". It might be a better idea if we split the page, creating "Notable deities in Hinduism," write a paragraph each there and link it up in the See also section. DaGizza Chat (c) 02:59, 18 December 2005 (UTC)

Good sites to use[edit]

These are some good sites to use in order to add more terms and explain some better. Of course references will be added.

[1] [2] [3] [4] [5]

DaGizza Chat (c) 03:06, 18 December 2005 (UTC)

One to three sentences[edit]

That should be the current policy. Otherwise, the list will become too big. GizzaChat © 07:58, 24 March 2006 (UTC)


These two articles

have been merged to the Glossary of terms in Hinduism burdak 09:07, 9 September 2006 (UTC)

Kali Demon's connection to Nala[edit]

Kali (कलि): Kali was a demon, the genious spirit of the Fourth yuga who possesses Nala. 

Could someone please tell me what part of the Mahabharata this happens in? I would like to add this info to my article on Kali (Demon). (!Mi luchador nombre es amoladora de la carne y traigo el dolor! 00:35, 7 November 2006 (UTC))

I just want to note that I changed the above quote on the actual article to better illustrate Kali's being. (!Mi luchador nombre es amoladora de la carne y traigo el dolor! 00:49, 7 November 2006 (UTC))
Nevermind. I found the info that I needed and added it to my page. (!Mi luchador nombre es amoladora de la carne y traigo el dolor! 00:07, 8 November 2006 (UTC))

Question of symbol[edit]

I was wondering if anyone knows what the symbol " ‍ " is used for in the Devanagari spelling of terms ? For instance it is used in Amba, Ambika, Akampana etc. Abecedare 16:51, 16 November 2006 (UTC)

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It is probably worth looking to format this to a style used by Template:Glossarybillinghurst sDrewth 23:55, 16 January 2015 (UTC)

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