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They are not minor gods, but epithets used to describe the same Almighty. Consider the following mantras from Rig Veda II.1, dedicated to Agni. Agni was declared at BRAHMAN and then AGNI was stated to be all. तवमग्न इन्द्रो वर्षभः सतामसि तवं विष्णुरुरुगायो नमस्यः | तवं बरह्मा रयिविद बरह्मणस पते तवं विधर्तःसचसे पुरन्ध्या || तवमग्ने राजा वरुणो धर्तव्रतस्त्वं ...


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In Hinduism, Rahu is responsible for causing eclipses, and as far as I know, Swarbhanu is one of the various names of Rahu. Quoting from the Rahu Kavacham, which is supposedly from Mahabharata's Drona Parva: Katim may vikata pathu, ooru may sura poojitha, Swarbhanuni januni pathu jange may pathu jadayaha., 5 Let my hip be protected by the funny one, Let my ...


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