Yama is the Hindu god of death. He is the first man to die and so became a god. He is the son of Surya and Saranyu. His mount is a water buffalo. He is aided in his task of the administration of the underworld by Brahma's son Chitragupta.
|Gods and goddesses of Hindu mythology|
|Trimurti||Creator: Brahma • Preserver: Vishnu • Destroyer: Shiva|
|Tridevi||Creatrix: Saraswati • Preservatrix: Lakshmi • Destructrix: Kali|
|Main Devas||King: Indra • Sun: Surya • Moon: Chandra • Fire: Agni • Wind: Vayu • Ocean: Varuna • Sky: Dyaus • War: Murugan • Wealth: Kubera • Love: Kama • Death: Yama • Rain: Parjanya • Remover of Obstacles: Ganesh|
|Other Devas||Recorder of Fate: Chitragupta • Counsellor to Gods: Brihaspati • Architect of the Universe: Vishvakarman|
|Navagrahas||Sun: Surya • Moon: Chandra • Mercury: Budha • Venus: Shani • Mars: Mangala • Jupiter: Brihaspati • Saturn: Shukra|
|Main Devis||Motherhood:Parvati • Earth/Nature: Prithvi • Love: Ratri • Dawn: Ushas • Night: Rati|
|Other Devis||Mother of the Gods: Aditi • Dusk: Saranyu • Death: Yami • Beauty: Shachi • River Ganges: Ganga|
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