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Prthu

  Prthu, broad, a Hindu creator god mentioned in Vedic texts. This deity is head of the solar pantheon and introduced agriculture to humankind. In later Hinduism he is identified as an avatar of Vishnu. A.G.H. Source: Jordan, Michael, Encyclopedia of Gods, New York, Facts On File, Inc. 1993, p. 211

 


Prthu, broad, a Hindu creator god mentioned in Vedic texts. This deity is head of the solar pantheon and introduced agriculture to humankind. In later Hinduism he is identified as an avatar of VishnuA.G.H.


Source:

Jordan, Michael, Encyclopedia of Gods, New York, Facts On File, Inc. 1993, p. 211