In Vedic mode he is the sunny son of Dyaus and known as The Shiner.
He seems to be a happy chappy and has a one-wheeled chariot driven by Aruṇa and a horse with seven heads. Or it may be seven horses creating a blurring effect moving at speed. It’s very hard to tell from down here.
He also claims another persona as a daughter of Sâvitrî. We think he is very fond of making up stories. There is another one where he becomes a stallion.
Still he does very sunny things despite his compulsive fibbing. So let’s just enjoy the sunshine.
Surya Facts and Figures
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present
In charge of: the Sun
Area of expertise: Sun
Good/Evil Rating: GOOD, quite approachable
Popularity index: 1130
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Article last revised on September 18, 2018 by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders
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