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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Starts with: Adityasambhava, Adityasamjna, Adityasamkasha, Adityasamvatsara, Adityasena, Adityashakti, Adityasharman, Adityashayana, Adityashayanavrata, Adityasthali, Adityastotra, Adityastotraratna, Adityasukta, Adityasunu, Adityasvamin, Adityasyashrama.
Search found 58 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:
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]
Chandogya Upanishad (Madhva commentary) (by Srisa Chandra Vasu)
Satapatha Brahmana (by Julius Eggeling)
Kāṇḍa IV, adhyāya 3, brāhmaṇa 5 < [Fourth Kāṇḍa]
Kāṇḍa XI, adhyāya 6, brāhmaṇa 3 < [Eleventh Kāṇḍa]
Kāṇḍa XIII, adhyāya 1, brāhmaṇa 6 < [Thirteenth Kāṇḍa]
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]
Shrimad Bhagavad-gita (by Narayana Gosvami)
Verse 10.21 < [Chapter 10 - Vibhūti-yoga (appreciating the opulences of the Supreme Lord)]
Verse 11.6 < [Chapter 11 - Viśvarūpa-darśana-yoga (beholding the Lord’s Universal Form)]
Verse 11.22 < [Chapter 11 - Viśvarūpa-darśana-yoga (beholding the Lord’s Universal Form)]
The Gautami Mahatmya (by G. P. Bhatt)