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Agni - God of Fire by molee Agni - God of Fire by molee
Agnimeele Purohitam Yajnasya Devamritvjam Hotaram Ratnadatamam

Glory to you oh Agni! chief priest of sacrfice!the divine the ministrant, who presents teh oblations to the Gods and is possessor of great wealth!


Agni is one of the most important deities in the Pantheon of Gods from Indian Mythology, though he is one the most underplayed as well in the current era.
Agni not only signifies the elemental fire, but he is also th spiritual fire that makes the cosmos work, in fact the Vedas give an Idea as to Agni being the creator of the universe as well as its destroyer.
Agni is called Vaisvanara which really means "universal man" but int he later scriptures this epithet of Agni has been downplayed into the fire that digests our food.
Agni is also called Jatavedas for he knows all and is omniscient!

In the Rig-Veda he is described as having three heads,three legs,seven arms, four horns,seven tongues and flaming hair.
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tushar298 Featured By Owner 4 days ago  New member
the information with it,......................gives THE FELL  to image
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Jacob-Cross Featured By Owner Oct 30, 2014
Wow
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Willheimus Featured By Owner Aug 17, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Fire will unite...and burn the impurities from the world.
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Seraphoid Featured By Owner Aug 1, 2014  Student Digital Artist
Agni is also facinating! 
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Zsparo Featured By Owner Jul 16, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Awesome!!!!!
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Conuiron Featured By Owner Jun 24, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
Bad ass!! Love this!
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Citrakara Featured By Owner Jun 18, 2014
Agni...He is my favourite of the devas and the one I think of almost daily.
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Page-Mistress Featured By Owner May 8, 2014
Hinduism seems to have a lot of beings with extra limbs.

Kinda mesmerized by all the fire, though.
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molee Featured By Owner May 9, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
lol yes! many beings with many limbs!.. sometimes many heads too! XD
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Kataklysm147 Featured By Owner May 6, 2014
Dude, you're awesome, masterpiece man! (Y)
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molee Featured By Owner May 9, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
thanks! :D
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WarriorSparrow Featured By Owner May 4, 2014
Woah, that looks cool!
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molee Featured By Owner May 9, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
thanks! :D
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Nila-Vanwolf Featured By Owner May 4, 2014
Wonderful!
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molee Featured By Owner May 4, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
thank you! :aww:
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Bhurloka12 Featured By Owner May 2, 2014
Doesn't Agni tend to overlap with some of the other Vedic gods, such as Indra, Vaya, or Surya?
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molee Featured By Owner May 4, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
yes he does indeed.
infact he is also identified as one with vishnu,brahma and rudra.
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Primal-Lord Featured By Owner May 2, 2014  Student General Artist
Must be awkward for him to walk around with three legs, though with him literally being made of fire, I don't think anyone will notice.
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molee Featured By Owner May 4, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
lol maybe not :D

but it'll be damn interesting to see it in a video
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neoahead Featured By Owner May 2, 2014
Fking brilliant
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molee Featured By Owner May 4, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
thanks! :D
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Venom-V13 Featured By Owner May 1, 2014
Awesome!
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molee Featured By Owner May 2, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Thank you! :D
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Venom-V13 Featured By Owner May 2, 2014
Sure thing!
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ColinatorGX Featured By Owner May 1, 2014
I like it!
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molee Featured By Owner May 2, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
thanks! :D
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