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Six Gods To Worship, Sankaracharya

In Hindu deities, Hinduism on June 16, 2013 at 20:30

Radha Krishna

Radha Krishna.

Radha Krishna

Radha Krishna

Lord Ganesh

Lord Ganesh

Lord Vishnu Viswaroopa.

Lord Vishnu Viswaroopa.

Goddess Abirami

Goddess Abirami

Lord Subramanya

Lord Subramanya

Lord Rama

Lord Rama

Lord Suryanarayana

Lord Suryanarayana

Lord Siva

Lord Siva

Before the advent of Adi Shankaracharya, there were more than sixty-eight different ways of worship of the Hindu Gods with corresponding Deities.

Sankaracharya, quoting the Sruthi, The  Vedas, streamlined the system of worship into Six, Shanmatha.

They are,

Ganapathyam, Lord Ganesh,

Soumaaram, Lord Surya, Sun.

Saivam,Lord Siva,

Saktham, Goddess Parvati.

Kaumaaram, Lord Subramanya and

Vaishnavam, Lord Vishnu.

He also laid down the rues for Panchayathana Puja, to be performed Daily

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