Mithra is an Iranian god of light and the cosmic order, sometimes called the son of Ahura Mazda, whom Mithra assists in the battle against evil. Mithra was born from a rock or cave, fought the sun, captured the divine bull, and went to heaven. Mithra may be portrayed with thousands of eyes and ears riding a chariot with white horses. He is often shown slaying a bull.
The cult of Mithra is a mystery religion which became popular with Roman soldiers. To the Romans, Mithra was known as Deus Sol Invictus - Unconquered Sun God. Mithra may also be called Mitra or Mithras.
Zoroastrian God Mithras
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