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In Hinduism, Dyaus Pita is the Sky Father[?], husband of Prthivi and father of Agni and Indra. Originally, Prthivi and Dyaus Pita were one god called Dyavaprthivi.

In art, he appears in two different forms. He is a red bull who bellows thunder, or a black horse adorned with pearls, symbolizing the stars.

Dyaus Pita was killed by Indra, his son, who grabbed his foot and pulled him from the sky; he fell to his death.

Alternative: Dyaus



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