, Dyaus Pita
is the Sky Father
, husband of Prthivi
and father of Agni
. Originally, Prthivi and Dyaus Pita were one god called Dyavaprthivi
In art, he appears in two different forms. He is a red bull who bellows thunder, or a black horse adorned with pearls, symbolizing the stars.
Dyaus Pita was killed by Indra, his son, who grabbed his foot and pulled him from the sky; he fell to his death.