The Sunny Sons of ADITI.
Their names are: VARUNA (the boss), ANSA, ARYAMAN, BHAGA, DAKSHA, MITRA and SURYA. Each Aditya takes it in turn to be in charge of the sun for one month.
Later on some smart-ass decided there should be another five — DHATOR, INDRA, MITRA, SAVITRI, and VIVASAT — to make a full calendar of months, but take no notice. We certainly shan’t.
Article last updated on 28 January 2014
by the Godchecker Team.
Editors: Peter J Allen, Chas Saunders
References: Coming soon.
Cite this article:
Saunders, Chas, and Peter J. Allen, eds. "ADITYAS: Gods of the Sun from Indian mythology." Godchecker. Godchecker/CID, 28 Jan. 2014. Web. 21 August 2014.