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Indra
Keeng o the Gods
God o Lichtnin, Thunner, Rains an River flows
Keeng o Heaven
Indra
Pentin o Indra on his elephant moont, Airavata.
Devanagari इन्द्र or इंद्र
Sanskrit transleeteration इन्द्र
Affiliation Deva (Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism)
Abode Amarāvati in Svarga, Indraloka, Mount Meru
Wappen Vajra (Thunnerbolt)
Symbols Vajra
Moont Airavata (White elephant), Uchchaihshravas (White horse)
Texts Vedas, Puranas, Epics
Consort Shachi (Indrani)
Greek equivalent Zeus
Roman equivalent Jupiter

Indra (Sanskrit: इन्द्र) is a Vedic deity in Hinduism,[1] a guardian deity in Buddhism,[2] an the keeng o first heiven cried Saudharmakalpa in Jainism.[3]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Thomas Berry (1996). Religions of India: Hinduism, Yoga, Buddhism. Columbia University Press. pp. 20–21. ISBN 978-0-231-10781-5. 
  2. Helen Josephine Baroni (2002). The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Zen Buddhism. The Rosen Publishing Group. p. 153. ISBN 978-0-8239-2240-6. 
  3. Lisa Owen (2012). Carving Devotion in the Jain Caves at Ellora. BRILL Academic. p. 25. ISBN 90-04-20629-9.