PathfinderWiki
Log in

Difference between revisions of "Gruhastha"

From PathfinderWiki
m (Recat)
m (art, cat, adj.)
 
Line 3: Line 3:
 
| name              = Gruhastha
 
| name              = Gruhastha
 
| titles            = The Keeper
 
| titles            = The Keeper
| adjective        = Gruhasthans
+
| adjective        = Gruhasthan
 
| home              = [[Garden of Perfect Enlightenment]], [[Nirvana]]
 
| home              = [[Garden of Perfect Enlightenment]], [[Nirvana]]
 
| alignment        = [[Lawful good]]
 
| alignment        = [[Lawful good]]
Line 19: Line 19:
 
| sacred animal    =  
 
| sacred animal    =  
 
| sacred colors    =  
 
| sacred colors    =  
 +
| imagesof          = Gruhastha
 
| source            = [[Faiths of Golarion]]
 
| source            = [[Faiths of Golarion]]
 
| page              = 17—21
 
| page              = 17—21
 
}}
 
}}
 +
 +
[[File:Hei Feng is a sore loser.jpg|250px|right|thumb|Gruhastha is on the left ([[Hei Feng]] and [[Nivi Rhombodazzle]] are also present.)]]
  
 
'''Gruhastha''' is a male [[Vudra]]n [[god]].<ref name="PCCS39box">{{Cite book/Campaign Setting|39}}</ref> He was a [[mortal]] nephew of [[Irori]] who, according to legend, [[ascension|ascended]] to divinity by authoring a [[book]] so perfectly profound that he merged with it and became a god&mdash;the ''[[Azvadeva Pujila]]''.<ref name="FoG-18">{{Cite book/Faiths of Golarion|18}}</ref>
 
'''Gruhastha''' is a male [[Vudra]]n [[god]].<ref name="PCCS39box">{{Cite book/Campaign Setting|39}}</ref> He was a [[mortal]] nephew of [[Irori]] who, according to legend, [[ascension|ascended]] to divinity by authoring a [[book]] so perfectly profound that he merged with it and became a god&mdash;the ''[[Azvadeva Pujila]]''.<ref name="FoG-18">{{Cite book/Faiths of Golarion|18}}</ref>
Line 33: Line 36:
 
== Relationships ==
 
== Relationships ==
  
Gruhastha is the nephew of [[Irori]] and an ally of the Master of Masters in the role of his advisor.<ref name="PCCS39box"/><ref name="FoG-18">{{Cite book/Faiths of Golarion|18}}</ref>
+
Gruhastha is the nephew of Irori and an ally of the Master of Masters in the role of his advisor.<ref name="PCCS39box"/><ref name="FoG-18">{{Cite book/Faiths of Golarion|18}}</ref>
  
 
== Church ==
 
== Church ==
Line 39: Line 42:
 
=== Holy text ===
 
=== Holy text ===
  
Gruhasthans consider all books to be holy, but none surpasses the ''Azvadeva Pujila'', which is both an incarnation of Gruhastha himself and his greatest work of text. The work is relatively informal for a holy book and full of fables, each with layers of hidden wisdom.<ref name="FoG-20">{{Cite book/Faiths of Golarion|20}}</ref>
+
Gruhasthans consider all books to be [[holy]], but none surpasses the ''Azvadeva Pujila'', which is both an incarnation of Gruhastha himself and his greatest work of text. The work is relatively informal for a holy book and full of fables, each with layers of hidden wisdom.<ref name="FoG-20">{{Cite book/Faiths of Golarion|20}}</ref>
  
 
=== Holidays ===
 
=== Holidays ===
  
; [[Azvadeva Dejal]]: Annually on 3 [[Desna]], worshipers mark the revelation of the ''Azvadeva Pujila'' by gifting books, celebrating knowledge, blessing animals, and enjoying a vegetarian feast.<ref name="FoG-20"/>
+
; [[Azvadeva Dejal]]: Annually on 3 [[Desna]], worshipers mark the revelation of the ''Azvadeva Pujila'' by gifting books, celebrating knowledge, blessing [[animal]]s, and enjoying a vegetarian feast.<ref name="FoG-20"/>
  
 
== References ==
 
== References ==
Line 72: Line 75:
 
[[Category:Purity subdomain deities]]
 
[[Category:Purity subdomain deities]]
 
[[Category:Thought subdomain deities]]
 
[[Category:Thought subdomain deities]]
 +
[[Category:Nirvana/Inhabitants]]

Latest revision as of 23:56, 20 January 2019

Gruhastha
(Deity)
Titles The Keeper
Adjective Gruhasthan
Home Garden of Perfect Enlightenment, Nirvana
Alignment Lawful good
Areas of Concern The Vudrani holy book
Worshipers Vudrani
Cleric Alignments
Domains Animals, Good, Knowledge, Law, Travel
Subdomains Education, Exploration, Friendship, Memory, Purity, Thought
Favored Weapon Shortbow
Symbol Mandala with four open books as gates of the compass points
Images of Gruhastha

Source: Faiths of Golarion, pg(s). 17—21
Gruhastha is on the left (Hei Feng and Nivi Rhombodazzle are also present.)

Gruhastha is a male Vudran god.[1] He was a mortal nephew of Irori who, according to legend, ascended to divinity by authoring a book so perfectly profound that he merged with it and became a god—the Azvadeva Pujila.[2]

This page is a stub. You can help us by expanding it.

Role

Gruhastha is called the Keeper as he keeps watch over Golarion until enough beings reach enlightenment, at which point the world would itself become part of Nirvana.[1]

Relationships

Gruhastha is the nephew of Irori and an ally of the Master of Masters in the role of his advisor.[1][2]

Church

Holy text

Gruhasthans consider all books to be holy, but none surpasses the Azvadeva Pujila, which is both an incarnation of Gruhastha himself and his greatest work of text. The work is relatively informal for a holy book and full of fables, each with layers of hidden wisdom.[3]

Holidays

Azvadeva Dejal
Annually on 3 Desna, worshipers mark the revelation of the Azvadeva Pujila by gifting books, celebrating knowledge, blessing animals, and enjoying a vegetarian feast.[3]

References

Paizo published a major article about Gruhastha in Faiths of Golarion.