Lord Kamdev is well known as the Hindu deity
of love. Kamdev is the mixing of two words namely Kama and Deva. Deva means
divine or godly while the Kama stands for aspiration, desire or passion,
generally as in sensual love or sexuality. According to the Shiva Puran, Lord
Kamdev is the son of universe creator "Lord Brahma". Lord Kamdev Idol is
symbolizing as a young and handsome winged man with bow and arrows. The bow of
Kamdev is made of sugarcane with honeybees on it and arrows are garlanded with
five kinds of perfumed flowers. The string of bow is made of a honeybee's chain.
Parrot, cuckoo and humming bees are his companions. All of these are symbols of
spring season. According ancients Scriptures, Lord Kamdev was reincarnated as
Pradyumna, the son of Lord Krishna and Goddess Rukmini. Lord Kamdev has many
names which are as: Ragavrinta, Ananga, Kandarpa, Manmatha, Manosij, Madana,
Ratikanta, Pushpavan, and Pushpadhanva. Some times Kama is also a name used
for Lord Agni.