Trimurti – Brahma Vishnu Mahesh

Om Tridevaya Namah, त्रिमूर्ति is the combination of three supreme Gods in Hinduism, Known as Brahma – the creator, Vishnu – the preserver, and Mahesh – the destroyer.


Brahma – The Creator

Lord Brahma is “The Creator” God in Trimurti of Hinduism, also the creator of the four Vedas and known as Vedanatha, Svayambhu and Gyaneshwar. Brahma is members of the Trimurti and there are very few temples dedicated to Brahma in India, Brahma Temple in Pushkar is the most famous.

Vishnu – The Preserver

Lord Vishnu is known as “The Preserver” within the Trimurti of Hinduism and is the supreme being in Vaishnavism tradition. God Vishnu is known for 10 most popular incarnations known as Avatars that includes Lord Rama, Lord Krishna and Parshurama and Narasimha.

Mahesh – The Destroyer

Lord Shiva known as Mahesh in the form of Trimurti and is “The Destroyer” within the Trimurti, Mahadeva is the supreme being within Shaivism. Shaivism is one of the four tradition in Hinduism and Lord Shiva is also one of the five equivalent deities in the Smarta tradition.

त्रिमूर्ति मे ब्रम्‍हा जी को सृष्टि का निर्माता, भगवान विष्णु को पालनहार और भगवान शिव को संहारक का देवता कहा जाता है! भारत मे अभी भी कुछ जगहो पर त्रिमूर्ति पूजा होती है, त्रिमूर्ति को समर्पित मंदिरों को सूची नीचे हैं!

Temples of The Trimurti in India

  • Baroli Trimurti Temple
  • Elephanta Caves
  • Mithrananthapuram Trimurti Temple
  • Savadi Trimurti Temple
  • Thripaya Trimurti Temple

Prambanan Trimurti Temple, Indonesia


Prambanan Hindu temple is dedicated to the Trimurti in Indonesia, A a UNESCO World Heritage Site and largest Hindu temple site in Indonesia, attracts large number of visitors from around the world.

Tridevi ( त्रिदेवी ) – Feminine Version of The Trimurti ( त्रिमूर्ति )

Tridevi are the three goddesses, wives of Trimurti and feminine version of the Trimurti knonw as Tridevi. Goddesses Saraswati,Goddesses Lakshmi and Goddesses Parvati are the consorts of Trimurti and help the trinity to create, maintain and regenerate the universe.

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