savithri_devaraj at yahoo.com
Thu Jan 19 22:06:38 CST 2006
Thanks Ravi-ji for your response.
--- Ravi Parimi <rparimi at gmail.com> wrote:
> In Aruna prashna of the taittiriya aranyaka, at
> various places, there
> are verses describing the solar system, aditya and
> aditi. A part of a
> certain anuvaka mentions aditi and the 8 sons she
> had. I gathered this
> from a book that contained translations of all
> verses of Aruna
> It is possible that the Aruna Prashna may answer all
> of your questions..
> I think Sun's name Aditya is derived from his
> mother's name - Aditi.
> I think this is some construction in Sanskrit where
> such derivations
> are possible. For e.g, kounteya = son of kunti.
> Hope this helps,
> On 1/19/06, savithri devaraj
> <savithri_devaraj at yahoo.com> wrote:
> > Namaste,
> > I would appreciate any help on this question from
> > list members.
> > Our balavihar class this past Sunday was all about
> > Sun, uttarAyana, Sankranthi, etc. A question came
> > as we were discussing the names of Sun god - What
> > the story behind Sun being called Aditya?
> > All I know is that Aditi and Sage Kasyapa were
> > to all life forms including the 12 adityas. I
> > there must be more details to this either in the
> > or the purANas. I appreciate any help.
> > [Hope it is within the scope of the list?]
> > Thanks in advance,
> > Savithri
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