KIRAN ATMA: Aditi
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Pagan Religions - Terms And Concepts - Who Is ADITI? Who are the ADITYAS?

 


Aditi is an abstract deity in Vedic Hinduism whose name means 'boundlessness.'



A set of gods in Hinduism who are all Aditi's sons. 

  • Varuna is the most significant of them, with Mitra, Aryaman, Bhaga, Daksa, Amas, Dhatar, Indra, Vivasvant, Martanda, Surya, and Vishnu as his personified characteristics.



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Hinduism And Hindu Theology - Who Is Aditi?

One of the wives of the sage Kashyapa, who also married Aditi's twelve sisters and begat all living things via them, according to Hindu legend. 


  • Aditi is referenced for the first time in the Rig Veda, where she is one of the few female characters, although a minor one. 
  • Dhata, Aryama, Mitra, Shakra (Indra), Varuna, Amsha, Bhaga, Vivasvan (Surya), Pushan, Savitr (Surya), Tvashtr, and Vishnu are the twelve divine sons mentioned in the Mahabharata. 
  • Both the Mahabharata and the Ramayana, Hindu epics, tell how Aditi gave birth to the Vamana avatar, or deity Vishnu's "divine descend" in the shape of a dwarf.


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