Hindu - A rain-god. One of the Adityas. Son of Dyaus. Father of Soma, some say. In some accounts Parjanya is envisaged as a celestial cow. This beast is the embodiment of the rain-clouds, her milk forming the rain. In some accounts, he was later assimilated with Indra. Sometimes called Parjanya, Parjanya-vata or Parjanya-vata.

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