Parajanya: 1 definition


Parajanya 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.

In Hinduism

General definition (in Hinduism)

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Source: Apam Napat: Indian Mythology

Parajanya is the God of rain. When Uttanka went to the kingdom of the serpents under the ground to seek ear-rings that had been stolen by Takshaka, he saw a handsome man accompanied by a great horse. This man was Parajanya, and the horse accompanying him was Agni.

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