Golden-haired Sun God and Lord of the Dawn
In Vedic mode he is the sunny son of DYAUS and known as The Shiner. He seems to be a happy chappy and has a one-wheeled chariot and a horse with seven heads or it may be seven horses creating a blurring effect moving at speed.He has however the ability to keep us all totally confused and guessing, because he does a Hindu mode where he is son of BRAHMA, if it isn't KASYAPA and ADITI.
He also claims another persona as a daughter of SAVITRI. We think he is very fond of making up stories. There is another one where he becomes a stallion.
Still he does very sunny things despite his compulsive fibbing. So let's just enjoy the sunshine.
Authors: Peter J Allen and Chas Saunders
References: Coming soon.
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Location : India
Gender : Male
Type : Deity
Celebration or Feast Day : Unknown at present
Good/Evil Rating : GOOD, quite approachable
Pronunciation : Coming soon
Alternative names : None known
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