HINDU GODS CHART There are four main sects within Hinduism: Shaivism (in which Shiva is worshipped as the main god); Vaishnavism (in which Vishnu worshipped as the main god); Shaktism (in which the female aspects of god are primarily worshipped);
Kali Ma - Kali Ma, called the "Dark Mother," is the Hindu goddess of creation, preservation, and destruction. Also known as the Black Goddess. She is frightening to those who fear death but is loving and patient with those who are not afraid.
Sanātana Dharma (Devanagari: सनातन धर्म meaning "eternal dharma" or "eternal order") which has been proposed as an alternative name for Hinduism (Hindi Hindu Dharm हिन्दू धर्म,) "Hinduism" is a fairly modern term promoted first by Westerners.