Hindu - Storm-gods. Sons of Kasyapa and Diti. Sons of Krishna or Dyaus and Prithivi. Sons of Rudra or Prisni, some say. There were twenty-seven of these gods (or eleven, forty-nine, sixty or 100 in some stories) said to have been produced from one embryo that would have produced just one very powerful god if it had not been shattered by a thunderbolt flung by Indra. In some stories they are depicted as boars with four tusks or as blackbacked swans. Occasionally called Maruts, Marutgana, Marutgana, Rudras, Rudras, 'marchers' or 'marchers'.

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