Āditya

From Hindupedia, the Hindu Encyclopedia

By Jit Majumdar

Sometimes transliterated as: Aditya, Aditya, AAditya


  1. born of Aditī.
  2. another name for the Sun and Vişņu
  3. the generic name of a group of 12 male deities in the Vedas (Ŗ. Veda).