There are a number of Indian mythological characters that people worship. The following article covers some of the Indian mythological characters.
Lord Shiva is one of the most prominent Indian mythological characters of one of the five primary forms of God. He is also as Rudra or the Destroyer. He is the supreme power who has matted hair where he holds the flow of sacred Ganges River. There is a bright crescent moon on his head. Liord Shiva wears a serpent aroud his neck and he resides on Mount Kailasha with Parvati and his two sons, Ganesha and Karthikeya. There is a Hindu festival dedicated to him. Each year, Mahashivratri is observed on the birthday of Lord Shiva and when people observe fast.
Indian Hindu Mythological Characters:
Lord Ganesha is the son of Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati. He is known as the elephant headed God and he is one who is worshipped prior to beginning of any new task and at every auspicious occasion. Lord Ganesha is characterized by a big belly and a tiny mouse called Mooshak as his vehicle.
The sweet modoak laddoos are his favorite and he is said to be the God of good fortune, wisdom, and knowledge. Ganesha Chaturthi is celebrated o commemorate his birthday and it is a ten day festival when Ganesha is believed to shower his blessings on all his devoteed on earth.
Lord Ram is the seventh avatar of Lord Vihnu on this earth. Ram was the eldest of four sons of Dashratha and Kaushalya. Ram is also known as Maryada Purushottam or the Lord of Virtue.
When Ram was banished from Ayodhay for fourteen years, he was accompanies by Sita, his wife and Lakshman, his younger brother. He fought with Ravana, the king of Lanka to free his kidnapped wife, Sita. He was helped by monekt god Hanuman and his vast army to fight Ravana.