Agni is the god of fire. He is shown as a man with red skin, three flaming heads, seven tongues, seven arms and three legs. Agni wears a garland of fruit.

Agni is the messenger of the gods and always tells the truth.

Agni was an important god in early times. Later on, his brother Indra became more important. Agni is the son of Prithvi and Dyaus.