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12 Adityas

The 12 adityas are:

12 Adityas (and 12 months) in the Vedanta:
1. Amsa (the share of the gods) Moon Surya
2. Aryaman (generous, nobility) Mercury Aryama
3. Bhaga (due inheritance) Venus Bhaga
4. Daksa (ritual skill) Mars Dhata
5. Mitra (constancy in friendship) Saturn Mitra
6. Pusan (prosperity) Pusha
7. Sakra (courage)
8. Savitr (power of words) Sun Savita
9. Tvastar (skill in craft and technique) Tvastha
10. Varuna (fate) Jupiter Varuna
11. Vishnu (cosmic law) Saturn Indra
12. Vivasvat (social law). [Jupiter]
Vishnu Purana
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Bhaktivedanta VedaBase: Srimad Bhagavatam
Vivasvan, Aryama, Pusha, Tvashta, Savita, Bhaga, Dhata, Vidhata, Varuna, Mitra, Satru and Urukrama.

In the Brahmanas, there are also 12 Adityas, corresponding to the twelve months:
Aryaman
Bhaga
Daksa
Dhata
Indra
Mitra
Ravi
Savita
Surya
Varuna
Yama
 
Leo Brahma/Vishnu
Virgo Shukra
Libra Savitri
Scorpio Vivaswat
Sagittarius Indra/Pushan
Capricorn Twashtri
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Aquarius Bhaga
Pisces Mitra
Aries Rudra/Aryaman
Taurus Amsa
Gemini Varuna
Cancer Daksha
cf. http://www.artesmagicae.com/Days.htm








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