|Hindu / Vedic / Puranic
|Sun god. The original Vedic list of six descendants of the goddess ADITI or ADITYAS, all of whom take the role of Sun gods was, in later times, enlarged to twelve, including Vivasvan. One of his titles is the embodiment of ancestral law. His consort is SARANYU and he is identified as the father of YAMA and YAMI, as well as MANU and the ASVINS. His color is golden and his attributes a Forest garland, two lotuses and a trident. Also Vivasvat....
|A Rainbow snake goddess, who oversaw the maturing and initiation of boys into manhood. She was a fertility goddess, åśśociated with rebirth and the weather. She is also known as Kalseru. Arnhem Land, Australia
|A lesser divinity of Akkadian mythology, and the son of the bird goddess Siris. Both Zu and Siris are seen as måśśive birds who can breathe fire and water, although Zu is alternately seen as a lion-headed eagle