Solar gods

2017-07-27T17:36:39+03:00[Europe/Moscow] en true Ashur (god), Sopdu, Aryaman, Amaterasu, Freyr, Vairocana, Vishnu, Huitzilopochtli, Sol Invictus, Baldr, Surya, Shamash, Pushan, Lugus flashcards Solar gods
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  • Ashur (god)
    Ashur (also, Assur, Aššur; written A-šur, also Aš-šùr) is an East Semitic god, and the head of the Assyrian pantheon in Mesopotamian religion, worshipped mainly in the northern half of Mesopotamia, and parts of north-east Syria and south east Asia Minor which constituted old Assyria.
  • Sopdu
    Sopdu (also rendered Septu or Sopedu) was a god of the sky and of eastern border regions in ancient Egyptian religion.
  • Aryaman
    Aryaman (Sanskrit: अर्यमन्‌, pronounced as "aryaman"; nominative singular is aryama) is one of the early Vedic Hindu deities.
  • Amaterasu
    Amaterasu (天照), Amaterasu-ōmikami (天照大神/天照大御神/天照皇大神) or Ōhirume-no-muchi-no-kami (大日孁貴神) is a part of the Japanese myth cycle and also a major deity of the Shinto religion.
  • Freyr
    Freyr or Frey is one of the most important gods of Norse religion.
  • Vairocana
    Vairocana (also Vairochana or Mahāvairocana, Sanskrit: वैरोचन) is a celestial buddha who is often interpreted, in texts like the Flower Garland Sutra, as the Dharma Body of the historical Buddha (Siddhartha Gautama).
  • Vishnu
    Vishnu (Sanskrit pronunciation: [vɪʂɳu]; IAST: Viṣṇu) is a major male deity in Hinduism, and the foundation of its Vaishnavism tradition.
  • Huitzilopochtli
    In the Aztec religion, Huitzilopochtli (Classical Nahuatl: Huītzilōpōchtli [wiːt͡siloːˈpoːt͡ʃt͡ɬi]), is a Mesoamerican deity of war, sun, human sacrifice and the patron of the city of Tenochtitlan.
  • Sol Invictus
    Sol Invictus ("Unconquered Sun") was the official sun god of the later Roman Empire and a patron of soldiers.
  • Baldr
    Baldr (also Balder, Baldur) is a god in Norse mythology, who is given a central role in the mythology.
  • Surya
    Surya (/ˈsʊərjə/, Sanskrit: सूर्य, IAST: ‘'Sūrya’') means the Sun in Nepal and India.
  • Shamash
    Shamash (Akkadian: Šamaš dUD ????????) was the solar deity in ancient Semitic religion, corresponding to the Sumerian god Utu.
  • Pushan
    (For the village in Iran, see Pushan, Iran. For the South Korean port city, see Busan.) Pushan (Sanskrit: पूषन,Pūṣan ) is a Vedic solar deity and one of the Adityas.
  • Lugus
    Lugus was a deity of the Celtic pantheon.