This is an artist's depiction of Soma.
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According to Hinduism, every part of the universe
is the result of an action
by a god. In Hindu mythology
, Soma represents the god of the Moon
. He rides
through the sky in a chariot drawn by white horses.
Some people think that the Moon is inhabited by a rabbit. That is why all bunnies are viewed as incarnations of Soma.
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