According to Hindus, there are nine planets revered as God. The nine planets (Navagrahae) are Surya (Sun), Som (Moon), Mangal (Mars), Budh (Mercury), Brihaspati (Jupiter), Shukra (Vinus), ShaniShani
Shani, literally means the one who moves very... (Saturn), Rahu According to Hindu religion, Rahu is the severed head of a demon which swallows sun and, thus, causes eclipses. The time of day under the influence of Rahu is considered inauspicious. He is lord of the three lunar mansions.(North Lunar Node) and Ketu It is the descending lunar node in Hindu astrology(South Lunar Node).
The synonym of the Moon is ChandraChandra
The name Chandra originated from Sanskrit, meaning ‘the illustrious one’..., Som and Hindus revered him as Somdev (Moon God). Somdev depicted as handsome God with fair complexion attired in white clothes. He is adorned with Golden Crown and pearl necklace. The vehicle of the Somdev is said to be the chariot that has three wheels pulled by ten horses. All the horses are celestial, unrivaled and are sharp minded. The eyes and ears of the horses are white. According to ‘Matasyapurana' compared these horses as white as a couch.
In many temples deities of Somdev has mace in one hand and the other hand is raised in the posture of bestowing blessings.
According to the ‘Srimad Bhagawat’ Moon-God is the son of Maharishi AtriAtri
Atri is one of the sons of Brahma (God of creation) who is believed to have born from... and Anasuya. According to Harivanshpurana, Somdev grew as a young man, he was married to the twenty-seven daughters of ‘Daksha' that are referred to be twenty-seven constellations. The favorite one of Somdev was Rohini. Since he ignored his other wives, DakshaDaksha
Brahma, the creator of the universe, created Daksha from his right thumb... cursed his son in law, Somdev that he would disappear gradually. Somdev was frightened and started praying ShivaShiva
Shiva is one of the Supreme Gods of Hindu Trinity that ... to overcome the consequences of the curse of the Daksha. Shiva explained him that he could not completely ward off the ill effects of Cures. He said that while Daksha's curse would cause him to to dimnish, Shiva's boon would cause him to increase. Since then the brighter part of the moon started diminishing for fifteen days and attain the stage of No Moon (Amavasya). After that Moon’s brighter started increases and after fifteen days, and attain the state of Full Moon (Purnima).
According to Puranas, TaraTara
In the Ramayana, Tara is addressed by Vali as the daughter of the vanara physician Sushena. Sometimes, verses are added in the Bala Kanda, the first book of the Ramayana... was the wife of Jupiter (Brihaspathi) who got attracted towards Moon and both of them gave birth to Budha. Some scripture gave different versions in the context to the birth of Budha.
Somdev is said to be the lord of the zodiac sign Cancer and his ‘great-phase' (Mahadasha) last for ten years. He holds the second position among (Navagrahae)