Talking about Hindu Mythology, Hindu Puranas and Vedas also mention about 33 Gods and Goddesses, called – “Trayastrinshata.” The Trayastrinshata are ancient Vedic deities who consist of Adityas, Rudras, Vasus, and Ashwins.
Besides, the ancient Hindu Vedic deity Lord Indra is also a guardian deity in Buddhism. He is also a significant deity in Hinduism. Known as Śakra, he is the superior lords of these Vedic deities and the first of the 33-followed by Agni.
- Śakra, also known as Indra, the god of rains & the king of gods.
- Mitra, the patron god of oaths and friendship.
- Varuna, the patron god of water and the oceans.
- Pūsan, patron god of travelers and herdsmen, god of roads.
- Dhāt, the god of health and magic; also known as Dhūti.
- Vivasvat, also known as Savitṛ or Ravi.
- Bhaga, god of wealth.
- Sūrya – the god of “Sun“; also named Pratyūsha, (“break of dawn”-but often used to mean simply “light”).
- Agni- the god of “Fire“; also named Anala or “”
- Vāyu- the god of “Wind” or Air, also known as Anila (“wind”).
- Pṛthivī- the god of “Earth“; too acknowledged as Dharā or “”
- Varuna – the god of “Water“; also named Antarikṣa – the “Space” or “Atmosphere” god.
- Samudra- the god of “Sea“; also called “Sagar,“
- Dyauṣ- the god of “Sky“; also described Dyeus and Prabhāsa or the “shining dawn.“
- Soma- the god of “Moon“; also known as “”
The Ashwins or Nāsatyas are the twin gods – Nasatya & Dasra.
Rudras are the 11 Vedic gods from Ramayana, are the great sage Kashyapa and his wife, Aditi’s beloved sons. Aside from this, in Matsya Purana, the goddess of cows “Surabhi” & Lord Brahma had 11 children. They are known as Rudras. They are Aparajita Mrigavyadha, Nirriti, Shambhu, Dahana, Khara, Kapardi, Pingala, Ahirabradhya, Kapali, and Senani.
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