Tvastar,¬†carpenter, is a Hindu creator god, mentioned in the¬†Vedas, and referred to as the “divine builder” who fashions living creatures on earth. The Hindus equated to the Roman god¬†Vulcan. He is an¬†aditya, or sun god, and father of Saranyu. His attributes are the¬†homajakalika, an uncertain fire device, ladle, and two lotuses.¬†A.G.H.


Jordan, Michael, Encyclopedia of Gods, New York, Facts On File, Inc. 1993, p. 269