Indian Mythology (by ApamNapat)

Adityas - Sons of Aditi


The Adityas are eight in number, the sons of Aditi and sage Kashyapa. According to [R.V.2.27], they are: Mitra, Aryaman, Bhaga, Varuna, Daksha, Amsha and Martanda. Varuna is said to be their chief. I also believe that Indra should be counted as one of them.

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