If refering to the trimurti (three idols) it is Brahma the generator, vishnu the operator, shiva the destroyer.
There are actually 33mill dieties/gods each representing a different quality of 1 supreme god i.e ganesha represents intellect.
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What are the three gods of Hinduism?
The three Gods of Hinduism is Shiva is the destroyer and destroys all of the old or useless so that new can be created. Brahma is the creator god Vishnu seems the most powerful of the three main gods. He is the sustainer and preserver of creation. ...
What is the same about Christianity and Hinduism?
Answer There are many similarities between Christianity and Hinduism. Both are ancient religions that teach high moral standards. Christianity has its trinity of God the Father, Jesus and the Holy Spirit, three gods in one. Hinduism has its godhead of Brahma, Vishnu and Shiva, three gods in one....
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Why Brahman Vishnu and Siva the three supreme Gods in Hinduism are not united in their will goal and purpose?
Well, unlike Jewish, Islam and Christianity, Hinduism doesn't believe in one god. Therefore the three main gods are given three main duties : Brahma creates, Vishnu looks over the life and Shiva take cares of the death. One reason why they are not united can be because these three are the three main stages in a human's life and therefore Hinduism sees it as three distinct yet powerful elements. (Note: There are certain instances in Hinduism which indicates that all the Gods are...