Part 5 : Atlants , Chapter 8 – Asura

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First book : Gods


Part 5 : Atlants

8  – Asura


An Indian is a citizen of India
irrespective of religion (Hindu, Islamic, Buddhist, Jain, etc …)

A Hindu is a follower of the
Hindu religion, whatever their country of residence

Because Hindus belong to the
cycle of reincarnation, it does not become Hindu, we are born Hindu

Indian mythology is a mythology
in stages, each stage corresponding to a period in time

The first is the Vedic period:
about 6000 years ago

The second is the Hindu period:
about 4000 years ago

The third is the Buddhist
period: about 1500 years ago

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The Asura

The Vedic gods, the Asura, are
also called the warrior gods

This is actually the Atlantic
arrives in India

They pose as gods fierce and
submit the population with the Vedic religion

After their installation work:
setting up of standing stones and tilting of the earth, preparing to live in

They realize at this point, that
given their number and their Asian neighbors that they are not able to win,
they are too numerous and that their territory is too small

They then take the decision to
split and move to other places of the earth

One group will remain in India,
it is the Asura, the gods warriors, numbering 33

In fact, I think it should not
take this number by entities, but rather the number of families or clans, as
narrated in the Mahabharata


The Vedas are a collection of
texts on the origin of the Vedic

Hindus believe the Vedas existed
since the creation of the world and see them as the “revealed knowledge.”

The oldest part, the Rig-Veda,
dated from 1800 to 1500 BC. AD (but oral transmission would
be much older).

The compilation of these texts
is attributed to the sage Vyasa.

The Vedas are arguably the
oldest sacred texts that we know and are the basis of Indian religions

They deal with astrology,
astronomy, ritual, and how they relate to the spiritual life of humanity

They were written in a language
called “Vedic Sanskrit”, which then evolved to the Sanskrit

There are four Vedas: the triple

the Rig-Veda, or Veda of verses,

the Sama-Veda, or Veda of
melodies, hymns of the Rigveda reproduced,

Yajur-Veda and the Veda or
formulas repeated in a voice whispered,

Veda a fourth was added later:

the Atharva-Veda, or Veda forms
in nature and magic exorcism

Throughout the history of many
other texts to integrate vedas

Professor Subhash Kak of the
University of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, known particularly for his research on
neural networks instantly qualified (inns) and their applications in
forecasting, data compression, and communications, focused the Vedas:

He thinks he has discovered an
astronomical code in the Vedas

The Vedas are four books
“revealed” by the gods to the sages of the Vedic period, supposed to
contain all the divine wisdom

The Vedic pantheon is composed
of three predominant deities: Agni, Varuna and Indra

The many demigods are actually
subordinate gods

Popular religion has a number of
rites such as Agnihotra mandatory, daily sacrifice which consists of a libation
of milk freshly milked before sunrise and the evening

Others involve sacrifices of animals
and even men who are killed and their flesh, cooked according to strict rules,
and consumed by the faithful

also offer fruit

Other rites reserved for an
elite of insiders, organized around the consumption of a sacred drink, Soma,
obtained from the churning of the sea, and often described as a liquor of

Vedic society

Vedism founded the bases of the
four great divisions of society, caste:

The Varna: the Brahmins

The Kshatriyas (warriors)

Vaisyas (farmers)

Sudras (slaves)

Skin black people (perhaps the
Dravidians) are called:

the (slaves)

It consists of tribal monarchies
led by Raja

It shares its sovereignty with
two tribal councils, the Sabha and the Samiti, which is involved in his

He is assisted by a General
(senans) and a high priest (purohita) by sacrifices which ensures the
prosperity of the tribe and his victory in the war

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God of the sky, lightning,
thunderstorms and rain, it is also the god of fertility by the water it brings
to Earth

Head of the Vedic pantheon, it
also prevails in the world of men

Armed with the thunderbolt
(vajra) with which he fights Vritra, the god of drought, it is primarily the

He recounted the stuff of legend
in the Rigveda

Seen as the defender of men
against the forces of evil, he can revive dead warriors on the battlefield

It is often escorted by the
Maruts, young warriors and gods of wind, usually numbering 11 or 20

The birth of the Maruts is told
by the following caption:

Diti was the mother of
Hiranyaksha and Hiranyakashipu, demons killed by Vishnu.

Full of rage and revenge so she
set out to please her husband so that Kashyapa kill Indra.

He refused, but advised him to
follow an ascetic “donor to son.”

Pregnant, Diti not releasing his
attention, but one day after many mortifications, she fell asleep.

Indra took the opportunity to
rip her womb.

From this sprang the unborn son

This book of victorious battles
against the demons of darkness Asura, to release the celestial cow (clouds)
they hold prisoners and their milk sink (the rain). Dikpâla part of it is the
guardian of the east.

Indra was once the god of the

Krishna, himself a shepherd, pastors persuaded to abandon this cult.

Indra then unleashed his anger
by rain on the village of herdsmen.

But the warrior god could do
nothing against the power of Krishna.

is the father of Arjuna.

His wife Indrani but it has many
other mistresses.

Punishment for his lust, the
sage Gautama, whose wife was seduced by Indra, was to appear on the body of the
god-like marks a vulva.

These marks then took the
appearance of eyes.

Therefore, it is sometimes
represented the body studded with a thousand eyes and then called for

It is often depicted as a
powerful man, with two or four long arms, holding a lotus flower, belly
distended by the absorption of his favorite drink: the soma.

His mount is the elephant
Airavata, born from the churning sea of ​​milk.

In addition to lightning, its
attributes are the ax and the elephant hook.

Under the name of Sakka, he has
a place in the Buddhist canon.

Hinduism Indra to retain the
main features of the myth, but as the Mahendra “great Indra” and is
no longer the king of lesser deities.


During the pre-Vedic Varuna was
the god of the cosmos, both omniscient and omnipotent.

Originally, it would formed one
and the same deity Mitra, the god of friendship between men.

They are also often mentioned

Because he is king, he dispensed
justice and punish the culprits he catches with his shoelace. Supplanted by Indra, Varuna is
more than the gods of death.

It controls the Nagas and reigns
over the ocean, rivers and groundwater.

He is one of dikpâla and keeps
the west.

Varuna: “Var” means
wrap, cover, symbolizing the fact that Varuna governs all that is mysterious.

“Var” would also link,
referring to lasso that he holds in his hand.

Varuna is generally shown a sea
monster, the “makara” alliance of a crocodile, a tapir, an elephant
and a turtle.

In his hand he holds a lasso
made of a snake. The other hand makes the sign of
the fear away. The wife of Varuna is Varuna,
the goddess of wine.

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This is the god of the
sacrificial fire and the home, guard against evil.

Shown seated on a ram
(sacrificial animal par excellence), it is red, has two faces, has seven
tongues of fire (each with their own name) and gold teeth.

Seven rays of light emanate from
his body.

In his hands he carries a
hatchet (with which Durga fight the buffalo demon), a lotus and a text.

Two of his hands supporting the

Both real and god of fire god of
the sacrificial fire is an intermediary between the gods and men.

It receives and transmits the
offerings to the gods.

It is the spark of life contained
in every living being.

Guardian of the southeast, it is
one of dikpâla.

There are ten types of fire,
five natural shapes, five ritual: the ordinary fire Agni, Indra’s thunderbolt,
Surya the sun, entering the Vaishvanara all, the destructive fire of the world,
the immensity of the fire, the fire of progenitor, the fire of the
hearth, the fire of the ancestors and the fire of the funeral pyre.


Vedic Mitra is the god of
friendship between men, solidarity and honesty.

The word “min” means
bound. God of contracts and oaths, he
brings men to their promises and help each other.

It is associated with Varuna,
the god of the cosmos, one that binds men and gods.

Thus, the friendship and favor
of the gods are complementary.

In the hierarchy of gods, the
pair “Mitra-Varuna” is the Brahma, the priestly caste.

Mitra Varuna shares with one
eye, the sun.

He rides a chariot gleaming.

Their son is Agastya, the mover
of mountains (the manufacturer of menhirs)


Sun God, Surya is the supreme
commander of Navagrahas.

This is the celestial form of
Agni fire.

God of procreation, it sometimes
takes the form of a bull.

Because it burns itself, it
symbolizes the cosmic sacrifice.

It is called the purifier
Pavaka, Ravi divider, Jayanta the victorious Jivan
or the source of life.

Surya is usually represented as
a warrior, boots, and bronzed skin. He wears many jewels to shine
resplendent. It travels in a chariot drawn by
seven horses and driven by Aruna, the elder brother of Garuda.

Son of Kasyapa and Aditi, he has
four wives samjnd, knowledge, daughter of Vishwakarma, Rajna (Sovereignty),
Prabha (light) and Chaya (shadow).

Blinded by its rays, samjnd not
bear to be with her husband.

To soften his pain, Vishwakarma
Surya took eighth in its rays.

With pieces of comb fell to
earth, he makes the disk of Vishnu and Shiva’s trident.

Surya is the father of Yama and
Yamuna, Sugriva of the monkey king and Manu, the legislator.


Vayu is the Vedic god of the

“Go ‘in Sanskrit means
breath, he embodies the life breath of the cosmos, the breath of the gods.

Vayu can also mean “to
spread” indicating that the god can travel the three worlds.

Guardian of the northeast, he is
the servant of Indra.

Vayu is shown riding an antelope
(like the wind), carrying a banner, a bow and arrow.

All its attributes are white.

The Bhagavad Purana says that
the sage Narada Vayu encouraged to blow on Mount Meru.

The god unleashed a storm for a
year, but Garuda, the mount of Vishnu spread his wings, protecting the mountain.

Taking advantage of a time when
the bird-man (the myth of the Easter Island) was absent, Vayu blew one last
time and knocked into the sea a piece of the mountain which formed an island, Sri Lanka.

Vayu is the father of Hanuman,
the monkey god faithful to Rama.

Therefore Hanuman can fly over
the sea to Sita held prisoner in Sri Lanka.





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