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The Vedic storm gods; companions and, according to some post Ṛg Vedic texts, brothers of Indra, they form his entourage. Their numbers (from 7 to 180) and parentage vary from text to text, but they are often identified as the sons of Rudra. They are also closely connected with Agni and Vāyu.

Subjects: Hinduism.


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