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Names of the 12 Adityas

Posted on: November 9, 2008

Names of the 12 Adityas

The Adityas are children of Aditi, the Mother of Gods. They are solar
deities who reside in heavenly regions and personify various natural
phenomena.

The Adityas represent light, of whom Surya (Sun) is the most
prominent.

Names of the 12 Adityas are :

Mitra, Varuna, Aryaman, Daksha, Bhaga, Amsa, Tvastr, Savitr, Pusan,
Sakra, Vivasvat and Visnu.

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