Surya

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Lord Surya
King of the Gods (formerly), God of the Sun, Lord of light [1][2]
Shri Surya Bhagvan bazaar art, c.1940's.jpg
Surya
AffiliationParabrahman(Shivaism), Trimurti
AbodeSuryalok, Heaven
MantraOm Surya Namah
Weaponchakra [3]
SymbolsChakra, Lotus, Sun
Surya
FestivalsHoli, Ram Navami, Krishna Janmashtami, Narasimha Jayanti, Diwali, Onam, Vivaha Panchami, Vijayadashami, Anant Chaturdashi, Devshayani Ekadashi, Kartik Purnima, Tulsi Vivah[4]
ConsortsChhaya [3]

Surya Dev is an important deity in Hinduism, who is regarded as the God of the Sun and daylight and the former King of the Devas.

♦Świątynia Surji w Konarak ♦Świątynia Słońca w Modhera ♦Dakshinaarka , Gaya, Bihar ♦Bhramanya Dev , Unao , Madhya Pradesh ♦Surya Pahar , Asam ♦Suryanaar , w pobliżu Kumbhakonam , Tamilnadu ♦Suryanarayanaswamy , Arasavilli , Andhra Pradesh

References[change | change source]

  1. Wendy Doniger (1999). Merriam-Webster's Encyclopedia of World Religions. Merriam-Webster. p. 1134. ISBN 978-0-87779-044-0.
  2. Editors of Encyclopaedia Britannica (2008). Encyclopedia of World Religions. Encyclopaedia Britannica, Inc. pp. 445–448. ISBN 978-1-59339-491-2.CS1 maint: extra text: authors list (link)
  3. 3.0 3.1 Constance Jones; James D. Ryan (2006). Encyclopedia of Hinduism. Infobase Publishing. pp. 491–492. ISBN 978-0-8160-7564-5.
  4. Muriel Marion Underhill (1991). The Hindu Religious Year. Asian Educational Services. pp. 75–91. ISBN 978-81-206-0523-7.