INDIAN MYTHOLOGY

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MITRA

Indian Justice God

We swear he is a God of Oaths

He is not only an ancient deity of sacred promises, he’s also one of the Sun Gods known as the ADITYAS.

He became a colleague of VARUNA and now shares the task of keeping law and justice. He is invoked when oaths are sworn and with a thousand eyes (stars) at his command he can easily spot oath-breakers and liars.

His light shines far and wide. In ancient Persia (modern Iran) he became MITHRA, the second-in-command of AHURA-MAZDA. He was also reconstituted by the Romans in cult form as MITHRAS.

MITRA FACTS AND FIGURES

Name : MITRA
Location : India
Gender : Male
Type : deity
In charge of : Justice
Celebration or Feast Day : Unknown at present
Good/Evil Rating : NEUTRAL, may not care
Pronunciation : Coming soon
Alternative names : None known
Popularity index : 412
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Article last updated on 22 August 2014 by the Godchecker Team.

Editors: Peter J Allen, Chas Saunders

References: Coming soon.

Cite this article:

Saunders, Chas, and Peter J. Allen, eds. "MITRA: God of Justice from Indian mythology." Godchecker. Godchecker/CID, 22 Aug. 2014. Web. 30 August 2014.

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