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Surya ( The Sun God )

Surya ( The Sun God ) - surya, india, sun god, hindu, hinduism, god, ancient
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In Hinduism, Sūrya (Devanagari: सूर्य, sūrya, lit "the Supreme Light" [2]; Tamil: Suriya; Malay: Suria; Thai: Suraya, Suriya or Phra Athit) is the chief solar deity, one of the Adityas, son of Kasyapa and one of his wives, Aditi[3]; of Indra; or of Dyaus Pitar (depending by the version). The term "Surya" also refers to the Sun, in general. Surya has hair and arms of gold. He is said to drive through the heaven in his triumphal chariot harnessed by seven horses or one horse with seven heads [4], which represent the seven colours of the rainbow or the seven chakras. He presides over "Surya-waar" or Sunday.

In Hindu religious literature, Surya is notably mentioned as the visible form of God that one can see every day. Furthermore, Shaivites and Vaishnavas often regard Surya as an aspect of Shiva and Vishnu, respectively. For example, the sun is called Surya Narayana by Vaishnavas. In Shaivite theology, Surya is said to be one of eight forms of Shiva, named the Astamurti.

His other names include Vivasvat (Sanskrit: वैवस्वत) (also Visvakarma or Vivasvan), Ravi (lit. "the Fire Bird" [5]), Aditya (lit. the son of Aditi) [6], Pusha (the best Purifier), Divakar (the maker of the day), Savita (the vivifier), Arka (the ray), Mitra (friend) [7], Bhanu (light), Bhaskar (maker of Light), and Grahapati (the Lord of Grahas) [8] .
Prosperity88 Uploaded by Prosperity88 on . Surya ( The Sun God ) - Desktop Nexus Abstract Download free wallpapers and background images: Surya ( The Sun God ). Desktop Nexus Abstract background ID 171463. In Hinduism, Sūrya (Devanagari: सूर्य, sūrya, lit "the Supreme Light" [2]; Tamil: Suriya; Malay: Suria; Thai: Suraya, Suriya or Phra Athit) is the chief solar deity, one of the Adityas, son of Kasyapa and one of his wives, Aditi[3]; of Indra; or of Dyaus Pitar (depending by the version). The term "Surya" also refers to the Sun, in general. Surya has hair and arms of gold. He is said to drive through the heaven in his triumphal chariot harnessed by seven horses or one horse with seven heads [4], which represent the seven colours of the rainbow or the seven chakras. He presides over "Surya-waar" or Sunday.

In Hindu religious literature, Surya is notably mentioned as the visible form of God that one can see every day. Furthermore, Shaivites and Vaishnavas often regard Surya as an aspect of Shiva and Vishnu, respectively. For example, the sun is called Surya Narayana by Vaishnavas. In Shaivite theology, Surya is said to be one of eight forms of Shiva, named the Astamurti.

His other names include Vivasvat (Sanskrit: वैवस्वत) (also Visvakarma or Vivasvan), Ravi (lit. "the Fire Bird" [5]), Aditya (lit. the son of Aditi) [6], Pusha (the best Purifier), Divakar (the maker of the day), Savita (the vivifier), Arka (the ray), Mitra (friend) [7], Bhanu (light), Bhaskar (maker of Light), and Grahapati (the Lord of Grahas) [8] .
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murgonal
Posted by murgonal on 02/20/13 at 05:55 PM
Very,very nice ! Thank you.
Mechi
Posted by Mechi on 07/07/11 at 08:33 AM
Deep!
schnoller
Posted by schnoller on 07/04/11 at 12:21 PM
super pic
dawnbright
Posted by dawnbright on 05/10/11 at 01:37 PM
The Sun is the God who preserves the Earth !!
By its unique nature of giving energy to all !!
There are more than thousand names to it !!
The meaning of all tends to the creation !!
Of nature, its preservation and destruction !!
The description of the wallpaper is more than !!
That what is expected and it is very wonderful !!!
SophisticatedLady
Posted by SophisticatedLady on 10/07/10 at 05:39 PM
Very pretty
OM
Posted by OM on 06/19/10 at 09:04 AM
Beautiful !
Ahava
Posted by Ahava on 09/27/09 at 04:26 PM
amazing image!
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Uploaded By: Prosperity88
Date Uploaded: September 05, 2009
Filename: surya.jpg
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