Salute the Sun with Surya Namaskar to attain a healthy life style

Salute the Sun with Surya Namaskar to attain a healthy life style

Surya: God of the sun and lord of the southwest.

Surya: God of the sun and lord of the southwest.

Shrine of the sun god Surya; 1800-1900; Nepal; gilt copper with precious stones; Asian Art Museum, San Francisco, California. The circular medallion with the square shrine symbolizes the sun, containing Surya, the sun god, riding on his chariot. His driver is Aruna, the legless brother of Garuda, the Hindu sun bird. Surya is accompanied by four of his consorts; the ones of the far left and right being Dawn and Twilight, the dual lights that combat the darkness before sunrise and sunset.

Shrine of the sun god Surya; 1800-1900; Nepal; gilt copper with precious stones; Asian Art Museum, San Francisco, California. The circular medallion with the square shrine symbolizes the sun, containing Surya, the sun god, riding on his chariot. His driver is Aruna, the legless brother of Garuda, the Hindu sun bird. Surya is accompanied by four of his consorts; the ones of the far left and right being Dawn and Twilight, the dual lights that combat the darkness before sunrise and sunset.

Temple de Surya à Konarak, 1238-1258 : détail d'une représentation du dieu Surya sur son char dans la niche extérieure d'une des chapelles rayonnantes de la tour-sanctuaire. Chlorite verte.

Temple de Surya à Konarak, 1238-1258 : détail d'une représentation du dieu Surya sur son char dans la niche extérieure d'une des chapelles rayonnantes de la tour-sanctuaire. Chlorite verte.

Cambodia Mandala of Surya, the Sun God, and Lesser Planetary Deities, Angkor period, 12th century Art Institute Chicago

Cambodia Mandala of Surya, the Sun God, and Lesser Planetary Deities, Angkor period, 12th century Art Institute Chicago

Memorial Art Gallery Collection-The God Surya, 82.48

Memorial Art Gallery Collection-The God Surya, 82.48

Mandala of the Sun God Surya This superb mandala is devoted to the solar deity Surya and bears a date most likely read as 1379, making it one of only two known Nepalese paintings of the fourteenth century. It carries the name of both the principal donor and the artist—the latter an extremely rare occurrence in Himalayan art—and declares that it was painted when the donor performed a ceremony so that he might be forgiven for negative karma. This ritual is depicted in the bottom register, with…

Mandala of the Sun God Surya This superb mandala is devoted to the solar deity Surya and bears a date most likely read as 1379, making it one of only two known Nepalese paintings of the fourteenth century. It carries the name of both the principal donor and the artist—the latter an extremely rare occurrence in Himalayan art—and declares that it was painted when the donor performed a ceremony so that he might be forgiven for negative karma. This ritual is depicted in the bottom register, with…

Surya,Suraya or Phra Athit is the chief solar deity in Hinduism.  Surya also refers to the Sun. Surya is the chief of the Navagraha . He is often depicted riding a chariot harnessed by seven horses or one horse with seven heads, which represent the seven colours of the rainbow or seven chakras. He presides over Sunday. Surya is regarded as the Supreme Deity by Saura sect.  Smartas worship him as one of the 5 primary forms of God. He, as the Sun is worshipped at dawn by Hindus.

Surya,Suraya or Phra Athit is the chief solar deity in Hinduism. Surya also refers to the Sun. Surya is the chief of the Navagraha . He is often depicted riding a chariot harnessed by seven horses or one horse with seven heads, which represent the seven colours of the rainbow or seven chakras. He presides over Sunday. Surya is regarded as the Supreme Deity by Saura sect. Smartas worship him as one of the 5 primary forms of God. He, as the Sun is worshipped at dawn by Hindus.

Surya, Sun God. rides across the heavens in his chariot pulled by seven horses

Surya, Sun God. rides across the heavens in his chariot pulled by seven horses

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