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Āryaman literally means ‘destroyer of foes’.
 
Āryaman literally means ‘destroyer of foes’.
  
Āryaman or Āryamā is one of the Vedic deities mentioned as an aspect of Āditya, the sun. He is the third among the twelve Adityas. Mythological lore describes him as a son of the sage Kaśyapa and his wife Aditi and as the chief of pitṛs or manes.
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Āryaman or Āryamā is one of the Vedic [[deities]] mentioned as an aspect of Āditya, the sun. He is the third among the twelve Adityas. Mythological lore describes him as [[a]] son of the sage Kaśyapa and his wife [[Aditi]] and as the chief of pitṛs or manes.
  
  
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==References==
 
==References==
 
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* The Concise Encyclopedia of Hinduism, Swami Harshananda, Ram Krishna Math, Bangalore
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* The Concise Encyclopedia of Hinduism, Swami Harshananda, Ram [[Krishna]] Math, Bangalore
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Revision as of 06:26, 16 October 2014

By Swami Harshananda

Sometimes transliterated as: Aryaman, Aryaman, AAryaman


Āryaman literally means ‘destroyer of foes’.

Āryaman or Āryamā is one of the Vedic deities mentioned as an aspect of Āditya, the sun. He is the third among the twelve Adityas. Mythological lore describes him as a son of the sage Kaśyapa and his wife Aditi and as the chief of pitṛs or manes.


References

  • The Concise Encyclopedia of Hinduism, Swami Harshananda, Ram Krishna Math, Bangalore