INDIAN MYTHOLOGY

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ATRI

Indian Divination God

One of the Seven Seers

As a member of the PRAJAPATIS Universal Order Society founded by BRAHMA, it is his job to give everything a good seeing-to, and to make sure it stays in place. Especially the sun. We can’t have that falling into the Underworld.

He had to do this by total concentration, willpower and watchfulness. This does at times lead to his eyes watering, and it is said that his tears are distilled from the purest SOMA.

So who knows — if you are standing in the right place at the right time and allowing for evaporation, the eeniest weeniest droplet of Soma might just miss you by a millimeter. Whatever you do, don’t let the ASURAS know about this.

ATRI FACTS AND FIGURES

Name : ATRI
Location : India
Gender : Male
Type : deity
In charge of : Prophecy and Fortune-telling
Celebration or Feast Day : Unknown at present
Associated with : Megrez (Delta Ursae Majoris, δ UMa)
Good/Evil Rating : OKAY, not bad
Pronunciation : Coming soon
Alternative names : None known
Popularity index : 85

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Article last updated on 31 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. "ATRI: God of Prophecy from Indian mythology." Godchecker. Godchecker/CID, 31 Jan. 2014. Web. 30 July 2014.

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