Dhatri

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Dhatri
The Earth
God of Health, Magic and Domestic Tranquility
Affiliation Ādityas
Planet Sun

In Hinduism, Dhatri (Sanskrit - earth) mother earth, a name for Parvati in Lalita sahasranaama, solar deity and one of the Adityas.[1] He is also a god of health and domestic tranquility. He can be called (at least in spirit) in tantra or magic by drawing tantras and chanting Vedic hymns. Often invoked during major yagnas such as Ashwamedha yagna.

References[edit]

  1. ^ John Muir. Original Sanskrit Texts on the Origin and History of the People of India, Their Religion and Institutions, Volume 2. p. 106.