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Shashi Tiwari Vedic Puranic Features of Sun-PPT

Shashi Tiwari Vedic Puranic Features of Sun-PPT

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 Vedic and
Puran
                ̣
ic features of Sun God: AComparative Study
[
Vedic Mythological innovations during the
Pura
    ̄n
                ̣
ic Phase
]
Prof.Shashi Tiwari
Sanskrit Department, University of Delhi;
General Secretary, WAVES India, New Delhi
WAVES Tenth International Conference
July 13-15, 2012Center for Indic Studies, UMass Dartmouth
 
 Introduction
The distinction betweenVedic and
Purn
   ̣
ic Mythologycan be judged on the basis of Study of SUN GOD
The study is to find out the original natureof the deity, and its development in thereligious life of ancient India.
 
Importance of Sun God
Creator of day and night
Source of light and heat
Producer of food and vegetationDue to respect towards HimSun-worship prevailed in ancient cultures:-Egyptian, Mesopotamian, Greek, Roman,Iranian, Mexican and Indian& Indus Valley civilization

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