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Indian Sun God

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.


Name : SURYA
Location : India
Gender : Male
Type : deity
In charge of : the Sun
Celebration or Feast Day : Unknown at present
Good/Evil Rating : GOOD, quite approachable
Pronunciation : Coming soon
Alternative names : None known
Popularity index : 488
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Article last updated on 08 February 2013 by the Godchecker Team.

Editors: Peter J Allen, Chas Saunders

References: Coming soon.

Cite this article:

Saunders, Chas, and Peter J. Allen, eds. "Surya: Indian God of the Sun (Indian mythology) ." Godchecker. Godchecker/CID, 08 Feb. 2013. Web. 22 September 2014.

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