Real Sun Worshippers: Solar Deities Through History [Infographic]
This colorful and detailed infographic presents solar deities from different cultures and belief systems.
We live in a heliocentric universe, and it is no anomaly that various cultures and civilizations have lent importance to the sun as manifested in their religious and theistic beliefs. Many religions and ethnic groups worship solar gods and goddesses who represent the sun or one of its significant features, like its power, strength and warmth.
Real Sun Worshippers: Solar Deities Through History [Infographic][/tweetthis]
This colorful and detailed infographic from Solar Centre UK presents solar deities from different cultures and belief systems, beginning with Helios of Ancient Greece, the Greek god of the sun, to Yhi of Australian Aborigines, the goddess of light, creation and the sun. The infographic also features Huitzilopochtli, Re/Ra, Surya, Shamash, Mithra, Amaterasu, Sol and Maui. Juxtaposed with descriptive images are short but meaningful blurbs on the stories behind these gods and goddesses.