Many Hindu deities are worshiped in our Hindu religion, out of which the number of devotees of Lord Shiva is innumerable. Lord Shiva is also called the God of Gods i.e. Mahadev. Lord Shiva is also known as Mahadev, Bholenath, Shankar, Mahesh, Rudra, Neelkanth. His name in the Veda is Rudra. The origin, status and destruction of the planet is Shiva. Lord Shiva is believed to be the god of destruction in the trinity.