Hindu Mythology

The colorful deities and demons of India...

AYYAPPAN

Hindu God

God of Growth and/or Celibacy

The growth of what? We’re not sure. He’s allegedly the son of Shiva and Mohini. It appears he transmogrified himself into baby form, battled a demonic female tiger and ended up advocating celibacy all round.

We are not entirely sure how one thing led to another in this case. Perhaps we missed a couple of episodes.

Ayyappan Facts and Figures

Name: Ayyappan
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names:

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

Role: Unknown at present

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Article last revised on September 18, 2018 by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders

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