Budha

Buddhist - A sky-god, personification of Mercury. On occassion, called Budha.
Hindu - A sky-god, personification of Mercury. Son of Chandra and Tara. Consort of Ila, in some accounts. Father of Pururavas. Tara was the wife of Brhispati carried off by Chandra. The child he fathered on her was Budha who was reared by Brhispati as his own. Some say that Brhispati was Budha's real father. In some lore, occasionally identified as Budha.

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