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Aja in Hindu Religion - Unborn Or Eternal

Aja is a term frequently used in Hindu scriptures. When used as a name in Hindu Religion it means unborn or eternal. Thus Aja is one of the names of Brahma, Vishnu, Shiva, Surya and Krishna.

Aja is also used to refer to Bija or Seed.

Aja is also the combined name given to a group of sages who obtained moksha through self discipline. This is mentioned by Yudhisthira in the Mahabharata in the Shanti Parva.

Aja also means goat and is the vehicle of Agni, the Hindu god of fire. Aja is a male Goat. In Rig Veda, the animal is associated with Pushan.

Aja is also one of the kings who ruled Ayodhya. He is the grand father of Sri Ram and father of Dasharatha.

Numerous other deities, demi gods and demons are also called as Aja.