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Sūrya

Sūrya, Savitar, or Savitṛ (nourisher). In Hinduism, the sun. As the source of heat and life, Sūrya is supreme among the Ādityas, and one of the three chief gods of the Vedas. As illumination, he resides within as the source of wisdom (Maitri Upaniṣad 6. 34). Later, he was superseded by Viṣṇu. Sūryā is the daughter of Sūrya, who appears in Ṛg Veda 10. 6 ff. The Konārak, or ‘Black Pagoda’, was built at Orissa, in N. India, in the 13th cent. CE, as a temple to Sūrya. The surviving Great Hall is built as a replica of Sūrya's chariot.

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Surya

Surya the sun god of later Hindu mythology, originally one of several solar deities in the Vedic religion. The name comes from Sanskrit sūrya ‘sun’.

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Surya

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