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Dussehra. Dussehra celebrates Ram's victory over the demon king Ravan. It celebrates him returning safely and victoriously to his kingdom.
Nataraj. Nataraj is a form of Shiva. He is portrayed dancing on flames.
Parvati. Parvati has many names, such as Kanika and Gauri. She is the mother of Ganpati.
Creation. Brahma is the Creator, Vishnu the Preserver, and Shiva the Destroyer. Brahma is portrayed with three heads and a white beard.
Durga. Durga is worshipped on Navratri. She wears red and is heavily worshipped in Gujarat.
Maravadi. Ganpati is the remover of the obstacles. He is worshipped heavily in Maharashtra.
Kama. Because Hinduism dates back to 4000 BC, Hindus were, in fact, some of the first people to believe in a cupid. The Greeks and Romans used this figure and changed his name.
|The goddess Lakshmi is worshipped on Diwali. She dresses in pink and rides in a lotus. What is she the goddess of?||Hindu Gods for Kids
Wealth. Lakshmi is Vishnu's consort. She is worshipped because people want to ask her for good fortune.