Adityas, Ādityas: 1 definition
Adityas means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.
Vaishnavism (Vaishava dharma)Source: Pure Bhakti: Bhagavad-gita (4th edition)
Ādityas (आदित्यस्) refers to “the twelve sons of Aditi and Kaśyapa”. (cf. Glossary page from Śrīmad-Bhagavad-Gītā).
Vaishnava (वैष्णव, vaiṣṇava) or vaishnavism (vaiṣṇavism) represents a tradition of Hinduism worshipping Vishnu as the supreme Lord. Similar to the Shaktism and Shaivism traditions, Vaishnavism also developed as an individual movement, famous for its exposition of the dashavatara (‘ten avatars of Vishnu’).
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Search found 70 books and stories containing Adityas, Ādityas; (plurals include: Adityases, Ādityases). You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
Chandogya Upanishad (Madhva commentary) (by Srisa Chandra Vasu)
The Vishnu Purana (by Horace Hayman Wilson)
Chapter X - Names of the twelve Adityas < [Book II]
Chapter IV - Freedom from imprisonment < [Book V]
Chapter XVII - Journey of Akrura to Gokula < [Book V]
Bharadvaja-srauta-sutra (by C. G. Kashikar)
Vedic influence on the Sun-worship in the Puranas (by Goswami Mitali)
Part 5 - The twelve Ādityas in the form of the twelve months < [Chapter 4 - Vedic Influence on the Sun-Worship in the Purāṇas]
Part 26 - The Ādityas < [Chapter 2 - Salient Traits of the Solar Divinities in the Veda]
Sun-worship Vratas (21) Dvādaśāditya-vrata < [Chapter 5 - Rituals Related to the Sun-Worship in the Purāṇas]
Jnaneshwari (Bhavartha Dipika) (by Ramchandra Keshav Bhagwat)
Verse 10.21-22 < [Chapter 10 - Vibhuti-yoga]
Verse 11.22 < [Chapter 11 - Vishvarupa-darshana-yoga]
Verse 11.6 < [Chapter 11 - Vishvarupa-darshana-yoga]
Satapatha-brahmana (by Julius Eggeling)