Tuesday, January 14, 2014

Elemental Gods and Goddesses

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Vayu

God of the winds. Hindu.  His consort is Anjana.  Also known as Pavana.  Period of worship began around 1700 B. C. and continues to the present day. 

He is depicted in sculptures and carvings in metal and stone and found in the literary sources such as the Vedic texts, including Rg Veda and is one of the most important deities of the Vedas.  He is depicted in some texts as a chariot driver for the god Agni. 

His color is dark blue.  He is depicted with an arrow, hook, prayer wheel, staff or water jar.

In the Elemental Angels Series, there is the elemental angel of wind using Vayu's alternate name, Pavana.