Here is a list of vahanas or vehicles of Hindu Gods. Acording to Hindu mythology, each Hindu deity has a particular animal-vehicle or vahana associated. The vahana accompanies or serves as the seat or mount of the god or goddess.

List of Vahana of Hindu Gods

Lord Ganesh or Vinayaka – Mooshika or Mouse
Lord Shiva – Nandi or Bull
Lord Vishnu – Garuda or Eagle


Lord Brahma – Hamsa (Swan)

Lord Swaminarayan – Female horse named Manki

Lord Bhairava – Dog
Lord Ayyappan – Tiger
Lord Ayyappa – Horse

Lord Shani Deva – Crow

Lord Indra – Airavata (elephant)


Lord Subramanya – Peocock
Lord Hanuman – Camel

Agni (God of Fire) – Ram (Sheep)
Lord Vayu (Lord of the Wind) – Antelope
Lord Varuna (God of Sky and Water) – Makara (fish)

Lord Kama Deva – Makara (fish)
Lord Kama Deva – Parrot

Yama Raj or Dharma Raj – Buffalo named Paundraka
Lord Kalki – Horse

Pushan (one of Adityas – God of meetings) – Goats
Daksha prajapati – Man
Vishvakarman – Hamsa (Swan)

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