Aryamā

From Hindupedia, the Hindu Encyclopedia

By Jit Majumdar

Sometimes transliterated as: Aryama, AryamA, Aryamaa


  1. companion; mate
  2. the sun
  3. one of the twelve Ādityas (sons of Kaśyapa and Aditi) who represents the values of honour, nobility, chivalry, arsitrocracy and social rules, who rules over the cosmic body, is an embodiment of the sun as the cosmic eye (Ŗ. Veda); the deity who presides over the Nakşatra Uttarāphālguni (V.B. Sańhitā).