Five Main Sampradayas of Sanatan Dharma

The Vaishnavas are the people who pray to Lord Vishnu and his related Avatars. The term “Vaishnav” means people who believe in one Supremity.


Shaivas are hardcore Shiva Bhakts. They believe that it is the oldest living religion in the world which is closely related to Shakti.


Shaktas are mainly people who worship Goddess Parvati and all the other avatars of Parvati - Like Shakti.


Ganapatyas are people who believe and pray to only Ganesha, who solves problems gives knowledge, success, and strength.


Starting from the Jagadguru Adi Shankaracharya, Smarthas believed in the authority of the Vedas as well as the basic premise of Puranas.