Varuna

[ vur-oo-nuh, vahr-uh- ]
/ ˈvɜr ʊ nə, ˈvɑr ə- /

noun Hinduism.

the Vedic god of natural and moral law, probably a sky god originally: thought to correspond to the Zoroastrian god Ahura Mazda.

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Varuna
/ (ˈværʊnə, ˈvʌ-) /

noun

Hinduism the ancient sky god, later the god of the waters and rain-giver. In earlier traditions he was also the all-seeing divine judge
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