INDIAN MYTHOLOGY

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BRIHASPATI

Indian Multi-talented God

Celestial Chairman of Ceremonies and Leader of Spiritual Pomp and Circumstance

His titles include ‘Lord of Prayer’, ‘Leader of the Herd’, ‘Senior Elder’, ‘Wise One’ and ‘Master of Gatherings’. He is also in charge of Power-Gen (The stored energy from sacrifices made by humans).

He presides over just about anything, and is not averse to doing doorman duty to keep demons away with his fire arrows.

As befits his diplomatic mission, he is extremely tactful and tried very hard to keep a bad scandal under wraps when SOMA abducted his wife TARA and made her pregnant. BRIHASPATI and TARA brought the child BUDHA up as their own and gave him the job of being the planet Mercury. Apart from the twitching curtains of the celestial neighborhood, the affair did not get leaked. Until now.

The rumors that vast quantities of vintage Soma Champagne may have found their way to the BRIHASPATI cellars by way of apology have never been substantiated. Definitely no leaks there.

BRIHASPATI FACTS AND FIGURES

Name : BRIHASPATI
Location : India
Gender : Male
Type : deity
In charge of : Many Things
Celebration or Feast Day : Unknown at present
Good/Evil Rating : GOOD, quite approachable
Pronunciation : Coming soon
Alternative names : None known
Popularity index : 117
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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. "BRIHASPATI: God of Many Things from Indian mythology." Godchecker. Godchecker/CID, 28 Jan. 2014. Web. 27 August 2014.

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