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Why Do Hindus Worship Many Gods?

Beautiful answer from Dr. David Frawley to this question:

Having many names for something is not necessarily a sign of ignorance of its real nature. On the contrary, it may indicate an intimate knowledge of it.

For example, Eskimos have forty-eight different names for snow in their language because they know snow intimately in its different variations, not because they are ignorant of the fact that all snow is only one.

The many different deities of Hinduism reflect such an intimate realization of the Divine on various levels.