Hindu Mythology

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PARJANYA

Hindu Rain God

God of Rain and part-time Saptarishi

The son of Dyaus, he is a God with a water cart. When it buckets down with rain, he is the one with all the buckets.

All the gear is in his cart, from water bags to watering cans. His particular expertise lies in creating gentle rains which are good for the soul.

He is listed among the Saptarishis during the Fifth Manvantara of Thingy.

Parjanya Facts and Figures

Name: Parjanya
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names:

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

In charge of: Rain
Area of expertise: Rain

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

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