Symbolism of Lord Parjanya, the Lord of Thunder and Rainfall
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What is the symbolism of
Lord Parjanya ? He is the Twelfth Sun, amongst the Dwadasa Adityas,
mythologically the twelve sons of Aditi, the White Mother of the
The Sun in Mesha is Vidhatha
and the Sun in Pisces is Parjanya. It should be noted that when He transited
Meena, precipitation occurred. It started raining here from March onwards !
Yes, from Uthrattathi
Njattuvela onwards. Many thought they were summer rains, but in actuality they
were pre Monsoon showers ! Meena and Mesha are months before Edava Pathi !
The Four Seasons of Western
Astronomy are created by Him, Sol or Ravi. He also creates the Six Seasons,
the Six Rithus, that is His passage through the Twelve Major Signs creates the
Seasons ! The lunar months of Chaitra and Vaishakha constitute the First Rithu,
the First Indian Season, Vasantha. He also creates the Twenty Seven
His passage through the 27
constellations, the 27 Jnattuvelas,, causes Rainfall and vegetation, from
which cometh food, Adityath Jayathe Vrishti / Vrishter Annam Thada Praja.
468 deaths have been
reported due to Sunstroke. 302 of them in the Andhra Telegana Region.102 in
the last 24 hours. Effects due to El Nino, they say. 2015 has been declared as
the Year of the Christ Child.
In such adverse
circumstances, we need Lord Parjanya's help. May He make the Njattuvelas rain
heavily, not only on the 825 km long Malabar Coast, but other places as well !
This is what the Gita says
about Lord Parjanya
Parjanyād Anna Sambhava
Yajħād Bhavati Parjanyo
Yajħa Karma Samudbhava
All beings come from food;
food is created by rainfall, rainfall is created by Yajnas and Yajnas come
from duties prescribed.
The Lord is the Yajna
Purusha and Lord Parjanya is His aspect as Lord of the Rains !
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