Yama, the Hindu God of Death

K.L.Kamat/Kamat's Potpourri
Yama, the Hindu God of Death
Yama the Lord of Death and his Vehicle, the Water Buffalo

See also:
The Last Rites for a Dead Man, The Call of Yama, Man Weaving a Platform from Bamboo Strips, Antyeshti - The Last Rites, Death by Demand in Indian Culture, Yama the Lord of Death, Bhishma Lies on a Bed of Arrows, FAQ on The Sati System, News Clipping Announcing the Assasination of Gandhi

Kamat's Potpourri Timeless Theater Hindu Gods & their Vehicles

Research Database

Merchandise and Link Suggestions

  • Amma's Column -- The History, Mystery, and Diversity of India, now as a blog
  • Explore More:

Top of Page

Mythological Animals at Kamat's Potpourri
Holy Vehicles

Garuda Carrying Lord VishnuAnimal Vehicles of Hindu DeitiesLord Krishna Rides the Bird GarudaLord Indra riding the Airavat, the eight trunked elephant
Lord Ganesh rides his favorite mouse to earthA Three Headed Mythological Figure Rides a LionYou are hereTwo Headed Deity Shani Rides a Crow
The Peacock Riding KarthikeyanAgni the Ram Rider