Waiwaswata (or Vaivasvata), in Hindû mythology, is the son of the god of the sun. He was saved by Vishnu as a fish, prior and subsequent to the great Flood. He, a son of the sun, gave his daughter to Buddha, a son of the moon, in marriage. Thus he is the progenitor of the mighty dynasties the Children of the Sun and the Children of the Moon, Waizganthos, in Slavonic mythology, is the god of fruitfulness and land-tillage, worshipped mainly by the Lithuanians.

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