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In Hinduism, the Angiris (or Angiras) are a group of angels responsible for watching over humans performing sacrifices.

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This may be the reason why the name Angiras is used as an epithet or synonym of Agni The name is also employed as an epithet for the father of Agni, and it is found more especially connected with the hymns addressed to Agni, Indra, and the luminous deities.
According to one statement, Angiras was the son of Uru by Agneyi, the daughter of Agni, although, as above stated, the name is sometimes given to the father of Agni Another account represents that he was born from the mouth of Brahma.
Angiras being the father of Agni, they are considered as descendants of Agni himself, who is also called the first of the Angirasas.
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Angiras is struggling to his feet in the lake, knocking out sections of the edge of the dam as he stands up.
Angiras is tumbling downstream with the flow of water from the dam as the saucer comes around to confront Rodan.
Angiras looses his footing when part of the mountain that he is standing on is blown away by the lasers.
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