Surya is the divine personification of Sun.
In Hindu mythology, Surya is a Deva (demi-god). He is a part of Hindu system of celestial bodies – Navagraha. He is depicted as riding on a chariot pulled by seven horses(symbolic representation of the seven colours of light), holding a lotus, and the charioteer is Aruna (symbolic representation of the reddish glow of rising sun). A strong position of Surya in horoscope grows our mental and physical strength, and makes our lives ailment less.