Hindu Mythology

The colorful deities and demons of India...


Hindu Storm Gods

Also known as Rudras

Antique Vedic Storm Gods

They are the howling children of the ancient storm deity Rudra. They have iron teeth and roar like lions.

They may be associated with the Rudras. But there are conflicting reports — see Diti for another version. It is not certain how many there are. Reports range from seven to one hundred and eighty.

Bear in mind you have to allow for exaggeration and bluster. And also for people running away.

Maruts Facts and Figures

Name: Maruts
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: Rudras

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

In charge of: Storms
Area of expertise: Storms

Good/Evil Rating: NOT OKAY, be careful
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Article last revised on September 18, 2018 by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders

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