Trita

Hindu - A water-deity. A form of Indra. Brother of Dvita and Ekata. His brothers pushed Trita into a well and placed a heavy stone over the top but failed to kill their sibling who burst through the cover and escaped. He is said to have brought fire from heaven to earth. In other accounts, Trita is a name for Agni in the form of lightning, one of three forms (with Agni and Surya) known as Tryamabaka. Occasionally known as Trita, Agni, Agni, Agni-Yavishta, Agnis, Abhimani, Agni Yavis(h)ta, Asani, Bhava, Garuda, Grihaspati, Ishana, Jatavedas, Lord of the House, Mahadeva, Narasamsa, Pashupati, Pavaka Pramanthi, Pramati, Rudra, Sarva, Surya, Tanunapat, Ugra, Vaicnavara, Grahapati, Aptya, Aptya, Indra, Indra, Indra, Indra, Bhatara Guru, Divaspati, Gadhi, Is(h)vara, Is(h)wara), Mahendra, Meghavahana, Prajapati, Purandara, Sa-yoni, Sakka, Samraj, Sarasraksha, Sayoni, Shachipati, Shakra, Svargapati, Vajrapani, Vajri, Vasava, Vishvakarma, Vritrahan, Vrtraghna, Buddhist Amoghasiddhi, SakraBurmese Hkun-sa-ya, Cambodian Prah En, Chinese Ti-shih, Wei-t'o, Yin-to-lo, Greek Zeus, Japanese Shaka, TaishakuPersian Verethragna, Tamil Venda, Pajanya, Trita Aptya, Greek Triton, Greek Triton, Persian Athwya, Persian Athwya, Thrita, Thrita, Thraetona, Thraetona, Atar, Faridun, Keresaspa, Thraetama, Thraetana, Thraetaona, Thraitauna, Verethragna or Thraeta(o)na.

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