Linux / UNIX: Bash Find And Delete All Hidden Files Directories

How can I find all all hidden files and directories (starting with . character) under UNIX or Linux and delete them using bash or ksh shell?

Use the following command to list all hidden files in /path/to/dest/ directory

To list all hidden directories use the following command:

To delete all hidden files under UNIX or Linux use the following command:

OR

To delete all hidden directories under UNIX or Linux use the following command:

If you removed -maxdepth 1 it will find all subdirectories and remove them too.