Hindu Mythology

The colorful deities and demons of India...


Hindu Sun Gods 🌞

Also known as Adityas

Solar Gods in charge of important Heavenly matters

These are the sunny sons of Aditi. Their names are: Varuna (the boss), Ansa, Aryaman, Bhaga, Daksha, Mitra and Surya. Each Aditya takes it in turn to be in charge of the sun for a month.

Later on some pedantic smart-ass decided there should be another five — DHATOR, Indra, Mitra, Sâvitrî, and Vivasvan — to make a full calendar of twelve months. How utterly boring.

Âdityas Facts and Figures

Name: Âdityas
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: Adityas

Gender: Male
Type: Gods
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present

Role: 🌞
In charge of: the Sun
Area of expertise: Sun

Good/Evil Rating: GOOD, quite approachable
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Article last revised on September 18, 2018 by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders

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