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Manyu in Vedas – About Vedic God Manyu

Manyu is a deity in mentioned in the Vedas especially in the Rig Veda. He is a personification of anger or wrath. Two hymns in Rig Veda are exclusively dedicated to Manyu. But in later Vedic texts the deity has lost his relevance and is on of the names of Agni or the fire god.

It is said that he glows like fire. He protects all his devotees and destroys their enemies. He also grants his devotees with wealth and treasure.

He is associated with the thunderbolt too.

Basically he is propitiated in the battle against fierce enemies.