Surya Deva was born to Devi Aditi and Sage Kashyapa. Sangya and Chhaya were his wives. Their stories are very interesting! He had 2 daughters Yamuna and Tapti.
Vedic Gods and Goddesses
Lord Ganesh represents a very brilliant aspect of material and spiritual life. He represents the Shiv-Parivar and hence he also represents the inner agencies of the energy body. In Tantra, Lord Ganesh holds a very important place. A repetition of his names and energies will ensure that one is protected from impediments and evils.
We often misrepresent the concept of Gods and Goddesses. Fundamentally we are usually misinformed about them by the media, by what people of little knowledge as well as our inept sorroundings. It is important that we understand the deep philosophy of the Veda, in order to explore into the concept of a personified God. The more we are able to garner about the concept of God, the more we shall be able to connect to their superior energies.
The Gods of the RigVeda are better understood if one has a deeper perspective of the Dharma. The gods are not fictitious characters but the very icons, personification of our deepest emotions. Attching ourselves with the god, we shall reclaim our deepest emotions, the emotions of our soul, While understanding the RigVeda, it is important to understand the philosophy of Vedic gods, if at all we intend to draw upon us the benefits of the RigVeda
The Teachings of the RigVeda are unique. It is an adaptation of the way the real universe is fashioned. The RigVeda encompasses various secrets which even the scientists of today cannot imagine or measure with their so-called modern quipments. The whole philosophy of modern science is smaller than the smallest infant when compared to the magnanimity of the teachings of the RigVeda