According to Hinduism, there are 33 million Gods and Goddesses. In
Buddhism also specially in Mahayana and Vajrayana, there are many gods
and goddesses who have various duties and functions. Worship varies in
different sects; size of the sect, size of the temple, etc. Domestic
worship varies in accordance with the needs of the individuals. A rich
household may have services of a full time priest. A busy devotee may
himself prays in morning or evening. He also visits temples
occasionally. Religious observances continue in a temple throughout the
day. Deity is waked up in the morning, bathed, fed and at rest at night.
Some deities have several qualities. The visual problem was solved by
making images of deities with several heads and hands. Each hand is
holding some objects which symbolize or represent various qualities of
that particular deity. Some hands may not have any attribute but the
posture of fingers and palms signify the different attitude of the god.
Presence of many hands and heads deviates from normal and is regarded as