12 Names of Lord Aditya - 12 Names of Lord Sun
Lord Sun is also known as by the name of Aditya. There are 12 different names of Lord Aditya that depicts different manifestations of the lord. Each manifestation of Lod Aditya is different from each other and have its own significance. The 12 different names of Lord Aditya are as follows:
Indra is the first adityas. he depicts Devadhipati Indra. The power and strength of Lord Aditya is boundless. He controls all the senses. He is responsible to protect the goddesses and destroy the enemies.
The second aditya is Lord Dhata, also known as Shri Vigraha. He is the creator of the universe and have major contribution in the creation of the community. His duty is to adhere with the community rules and principles. He is also known as the doer of the universe.
Parjanya is the third aditya. He lives in the clouds and controls them. He is responsible for the rains by controlling the effects of rays and clouds.
The fourth form of Lord Aditya is known as Twastha. He resides in the plants and herbs. He gives radiance and life to the vegetations and flora.
Pusha is the fifth Aditya. He resides in food. He sits in all types of cereals. He puts nutrition and energy in the food. The taste and juice in the food items comes from his powers.
Aryama is the sixth form of Aditya. He communicates in the form on air. He is the life of all living beings on the earth. The resides in the form of nature’s soul.
Bhag is the seventh Aditya.. He resides as the part of the body of creatures. He represents the consciousness, energy, power, work force and vividness.
Vivswana is the eighth aditya. He is the lord of fire. The energy and life that we get from him is used to nourish the fruits and plants that are further used as food to feed the living creatures.
Vishnu is the ninth form. He is the one who destroys all enemies and demons and protect the earth from their wrath.
Anshuman, the tenth Aditya resides in the body in the form of air. He makes the life energetic and fast.
Varun Deva symbolizes of water element. He is the eleventh aditya. He resides in the humans and enables life on this earth. Life is not possible without water.
Mitra is the twelfth aditya. He performs hard penance for the welfare of the universe. All these twelve adityas play significant role in the creation and functioning of the universe.