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Vata


Vata, a god of wind, is mentioned in Hindu (Vedic) and Persian (Iran) literature. The name appears in the Rg Veda as a deity of a violent personality. According to the Asvestan tradition the god of victory, Verethragna, appeared to Zarathustra in the guise of Vata. A.G.H.


Source:

Jordan, Michael, Encyclopedia of Gods, New York, Facts On File, Inc. 1993, p. 279


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