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Indra



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  • In Hinduism, Indra, also known as Śakra in the Vedas, is the leader of the Gods.

  • Indra is also the Lord of Heaven (Svarga, also known as Svarga Loka).

  • Indra is also said to be the God of Rain and Thunderstorms.

  • As well as being recognized by Hindus, Indra is also recognized by other religions:

    • In Jainism, Indra is known as Śakra, Sakka, or Saudharmendra.

    • In Buddhism, Indra is usually known as Śakra or Sakka. In China, Korea, and Japan, Indra always appears opposite Brahma, and the two are revered as protectors of the historical Buddha. Additionally, some Buddhists regard the Taoist Jade Emperor (the ruler of heaven) as an interpretation of Indra.

    • in the Zoroastrian religion, Indra is the name of a Daeva (a being of shining light) (although Daevas are considered supernatural beings with negative characteristics).

  • Indra is sometimes described as golden-bodied.

  • Indra wields a lightning bolt (vajra) and rides a four-tusked white elephant (Airavata).

  • Indra can be depicted with four arms or with two. When depicted with two, he holds the vajra and a bow. When depicted with four, he also bears two lances.

  • Indra is said to live in Svarga (heaven) in the vicinity of a sacred mountain (Mount Meru). His court is said to be inhabited by deceased warriors who live without sadness, pain, or fear.

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