LGBT themes in Hindu Epics involve Hindu deities or heroes whose attributes or behavior can be interpreted as lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender (), or as having elements of gender variance and non-heterosexual sexuality. Traditional Hindu literary sources do not speak of homosexuality directly, but changes of sex, homoerotic encounters, and intersex or third gender characters are often. Homosexual and transgender Hindus commonly identify with and worship the various Hindu deities connected with gender diversity such as Ardhanarisvara (the androgynous form of Shiva and his consort Parvati), Aravan (a hero whom the god Krishna married after becoming a woman), Harihara (an incarnation of Shiva and Vishnu combined), Bahuchara Mata.
Apr 08, 2017 · Vishnu is among the key Hindu deities. He is worshiped like the god who restores dharma, which means moral order. Vishnu is also worshiped as the preserver and protector of the world.Author: Krishna. By performing pious and virtuous actions and offering all actions to God without expectations, one can greatly neutralize past karmas and secure peace and happiness. In the following paragraphs, we examine the attitude of Hinduism towards homosexuality and how Hinduism views people with homosexual tendencies.
Nov 25, 2012 · Vishnu is one of the most important gods in the Hindu pantheon and, along with Brahma and Shiva, is considered a member of the holy trinity (trimurti) of Hinduism.He is the most important god of Vaishnaism, the largest Hindu sect. Indeed, to illustrate Vishnu’s superior status, Brahma is, in some accounts, considered to have been born from a lotus flower which grew from Vishnu’s naval.Author: Mark Cartwright. Aug 08, 2019 · How would it matter to a homosexual what Hinduism says? Is a gay, a gay because he read in some Vedas, that it is the sacred duty of a man to be a gay? Or will a gay stop being gay if he is shown some quote from Hindu scriptures where homosexualit.
Any form of non-procreative sex heterosexual or homosexual was seen as a deviance from this theme and discouraged. The Hindu teachers and social legislators also recognised the fact that people are born with different proclivities, tendencies and tastes due to their Karma — the resultant conditioning of actions done in previous lives.