D - Is for Devata or deity (God or Goddess) which can be either a masculine, feminine or animal. These deities were very beautiful with their slender bodies and beautiful long hair. Shiva - a major deity is believed to be the destroyer of evil or transformer among the Tumuti which is a concept within Hinduism that comes in three forms. Cosmic creation, maintenance and destruction represented by Brahma the Creator, Hindu Triad, Vishnu maintaner or preserver.
For many lifetimes these deities were worshipped by certain clans. These clans were from various religions including Hinduism and Jainism.. They would make long and endless pilgrimage's to visit Kuladevata in Kuladeri temple in search of blessings if there was to be a marriage or some other special occasion. The Kuladevata means - Clan and Devata - Deity.
A picture of Tumuti shows three heads on a single neck and on each head, three faces, each looking in different directions.