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Author Topic: Planets as deities?  (Read 1763 times)

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Re: Planets as deities?
« Reply #15 on: January 20, 2020, 10:10:44 am »
Is that the same kind of thing you're talking about? Or do you mean something different?

Basically, that is what I meant!
"The worshippers of the gods go to them; to the manes go the ancestor-worshippers; to the Deities who preside over the elements go their worshippers; My devotees come to Me." ... "Whichever devotee desires to adore whatever such Deity with faith, in all such votaries I make that particular faith unshakable. Endowed with that faith, a votary performs the worship of that particular deity and obtains the fruits thereof, these being granted by Me alone." - Sri Krishna

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Re: Planets as deities?
« Reply #16 on: January 20, 2020, 01:25:02 pm »
Tangentially related, but...

Stars aren't living things as we understand the term, but they have defined lifespans--they're born, they grow old, and they die--and rather than being simple balls of gas, stars have complex internal structures.

And they sing:
www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-13009718

I find this extremely satisfying.

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Re: Planets as deities?
« Reply #17 on: February 11, 2020, 01:48:33 pm »

Anybody else have similar associations?

In Hinduism we have the Navagrahas, lit. "nine planets".

1. Surya, the Sun
2. Chandra, the Moon
3. Mangala, Mars
4. Budha, Mercury
5. Brihaspati, Jupiter
6. Shukra, Venus
7. Shani, Saturn
8. Rahu, Ascending (or north) Lunar node
9. Ketu, Descending (or south) Lunar node

śivāya vishnu rūpaya śivaḥ rūpaya vishnave
śivasya hridayam viṣṇur viṣṇoscha hridayam śivaḥ
Vishnu's appearance is Shiva; Shiva's appearance is Vishnu
Vishnu is the heart of Shiva; Shiva is the heart of Vishnu - Skandopanishad
 

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