Hindu Creator Gods
Also known as Prajapati
The Lords of Creation Group Inc
This is the team put together by Chief Executive Creator Brahma to expedite cosmic matters during construction of the Universe. Not many creator gods ask for assistance, but Brahma in his wisdom opted for a bit of extra help. The Prajâpatis were created to assist with various administrative tasks — road-testing the Laws of Physics, sorting out what planet should go where, and so on.
Originally worshiped as a single deity, they became known as a team when Brahma took over the top god spot. Their membership varies depending on who you ask — ten or eleven is the usual number but the Mahabharata mentions fourteen and we have seen references to twenty-one or more. Probably half of them are on a freelance contract.
Some may even have been sacked. Which one was responsible for flowers on the moon? Several of the most impressive deities went on to greater things.
See if you can discover who got promoted through their efforts: Angiras.. Atri... Bhrigu... Daksha... Kratu... Marichi... Narada... Pulaha... Pulastya... Vasishtha...
Prajâpatis Facts and Figures
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: Prajapati
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present
In charge of: Creating
Area of expertise: Creation
Good/Evil Rating: NEUTRAL, may not care
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Article last revised on November 18, 2018 by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders
References: Coming soon.