Surya is a Sanskrit word that means the Sun. Synonyms of Surya in ancient Indian literature include Aditya, Arka, Bhanu, Savitr, Pushan, Ravi, Martanda, Mitra and Vivasvan.Surya also connotes the solar deity in Hinduism, particularly in the Saura tradition found in …
Surya (c. 1940)
Surya means Sun in Indic literature. Above: Sunrise in Uttarakhand, India
Surya in the Buddhist Bodh Gaya relief (right, middle).