Surya

Sandstone figure of Surya
Sandstone figure of Surya

Surya is the sun god. He is shown with golden hair and arms. Surya has a golden chariot driven either by seven horses or by one horse with seven heads.

Surya controls the waters and the winds on earth.

Surya is thought to be the son of Dyaus. He was an important god in early times, but later on Indra becomes more important.