Who invented the word God?
The English word god comes from the Old English god, which itself is derived from the Proto-Germanic *ǥuđán. Its cognates in other Germanic languages include guþ, gudis (both Gothic), guð (Old Norse), god (Old Saxon, Old Frisian, and Old Dutch), and got (Old High German).
What was the first religion?
Hinduism is the world’s oldest religion, according to many scholars, with roots and customs dating back more than 4,000 years.
What are the 7 names of God?
The seven names of God that, once written, cannot be erased because of their holiness are the Tetragrammaton, El, Elohim, Eloah, Elohai, El Shaddai, and Tzevaot. In addition, the name Jah—because it forms part of the Tetragrammaton—is similarly protected.
Who is Lord Mahadev?
In the Shakta tradition, the Goddess, or Devi, is described as one of the supreme, yet Shiva is revered along with Vishnu and Brahma.
|Member of Trimurti|
|A statue of Lord Shiva meditating in the Padmasana|
|Other names||Shankara, Bholenath, Mahesha, Mahadeva, Rudra|
Is Shiva the oldest God?
Many believe that God Shiva is a Sayambhu – which means He is not born from a human body. He was created automatically! He was there when there was nothing and He will remain even after everything is destructed. That is why; he is also loving called as the ‘Adi-Dev’ which means the ‘Oldest God of the Hindu mythology.