The Sun God Surya

Surya God

Hindus worship God Surya with the trust of Sun God. Surya is the God of Light( Sun). Surya’s followers consider the god surya to be God Brahma in the morning, God Vishnu during the day and Lord Shiva at night. The God Surya is portrayed sitting on a chariot with seven horses. God Surya is a Vedic God. Lord Surya is the caring sun god and one of the twelve Adityas who are guardians of the months of the year. The Sun God Surya in Hindu belief is depicted as having a body as shiny and radiant as pure gold. So many people called “Surya Narayan Dev”, “Bhasker” and “Ravi” to the Lord Surya.

Surya the Hindu God is pictured with svastika, as it is the sign of the sun. God Surya represents an independent direction of followers along with the ordinary shaiva, shakta, and vaishnava streams. Sun God Suryas followers are called Auram or Shaoram. Hindu God Suryae is the chief solar deity, one of the Adityas, the God Surya is the son of Kashyapa.

Surya Dev is conceivably the oldest between the pantheon of Hindu gods to be worshipped. The lord is prayed in the simplest way by folding one's hands in a namaskar at the time of sunrise. A simple chant of “Om Suryaye Namah” also pleases the lord. The followers of Surya Dev are found in most of the Hindu shrines. Even while bathing in the holy Ganges people first give salutations to the Surya Dev. There are so many temples of God Surya in India. The sun God Surya temple at Ranakpur is very old temple dating back to the fifteenth century. Another famous temple dedicated to Surya the Hindu God is found in Orissa and Konark.

God Sun Chariot

Hindu The Sun God Surya Family
108 Names Of God Surya

Famous The Sun God Temples In India

Konark Sun The Hindu God Temple Orissa
Modhera The Sun God Temple Gujarat
Sun God Surya Temple Raxaul
Arasavalli The Sun God Temple

Sun God Surya Temple Raxaul

Modhera The Sun God Temple Gujarat

Konark Sun The Hindu God Temple Orissa

Arasavalli The Sun God Temple Surat

Udaipur Lord Surya Temple

Modhera Sun Temple Gujarat

Arasavalli The Sun God Temple

The worship of God Surya

It is believed that God Surya has been worshipped since ages to get the kind blessings of God. A simple namaskaar (folding hands) and say “Om Suryay Namaha” to the lord makes him happy. Offering water to the God is too considered to accept the pity. The Sun God Surya is believed to be a giving deity able of curative sick people, in India. It is also proved in Science that sunlight is a rich source of Vitamin-D which is very Usefull for human.

Hindu God Surya - Gayatri mantra

Om Bhur Bhurvah Svaha
Tat savitur varenyam
bhargo devasya dhimahi
Dhiyo yo nah prachodayaat

The Gayatri Mantra of the Hindu Religion is also connected with the Surya dev.

"Aadhitya Hrudhaya Punyam
Sarva Sathru Vinaasanam
Jayaavaham Jabe nithyam
Akshayam Paramam Shivam"

Aadhitya Hrudhaya is another mantra associated with God Surya, recited by the knowledgeable Agatsya to Lord Rama on the battleground before the fight with Ravana.

Symbol of Surya is also regarded as one of the favorable signs of the Hindu religion. So many people place the sign of the Sun over main doors; they think that it would bring them good luck.

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