Rigvedic deities

2017-07-27T19:33:50+03:00[Europe/Moscow] en true Daksha, Aryaman, Ādityas, Vishvakarman, Vishnu, Yama, Agni, Indra, Rudra, Surya, Ushas, Varuna, Vāc, Pushan, Visvedevas, Soma (drink) flashcards Rigvedic deities
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  • Daksha
    (For the island in Croatia, see Daksa (island).) According to Hindu legend, Daksha is one of the sons of Lord Brahma reside in North West, who, after creating the ten Manas Putras, created Daksha, Dharma, Kamadeva and Agni from his right thumb, chest, heart and eyebrows respectively.
  • Aryaman
    Aryaman (Sanskrit: अर्यमन्‌, pronounced as "aryaman"; nominative singular is aryama) is one of the early Vedic Hindu deities.
  • Ādityas
    In Hinduism, Ādityas (Sanskrit: आदित्य, pronounced [ɑːd̪it̪jɐ]), meaning "of Aditi", refers to the offspring of Aditi.
  • Vishvakarman
    Viśwákarma (Sanskrit for "all-accomplishing, maker of all, all-doer") is personification of creation and the abstract form of the creator God according to the Rigveda.
  • Vishnu
    Vishnu (Sanskrit pronunciation: [vɪʂɳu]; IAST: Viṣṇu) is a major male deity in Hinduism, and the foundation of its Vaishnavism tradition.
  • Yama
    Yama or Yamarāja, also called Imra, is a god of death, the south direction and the underworld, belonging to an early stratum of Rigvedic Hindu deities.
  • Agni
    Agni (Sanskrit: अग्नि, pronounced ăgˈnē;) means fire, and connotes the Vedic fire god of Hinduism.
  • Indra
    Indra (/ˈɪndrə/, Sanskrit: इन्द्र) is a Vedic deity in Hinduism, a guardian deity in Buddhism, and the king of first heaven called Saudharmakalpa in Jainism.
  • Rudra
    Rudra (/ˈrʊdrə/; Sanskrit: रुद्र) is a Rigvedic deity, associated with wind or storm, and the hunt.
  • Surya
    Surya (/ˈsʊərjə/, Sanskrit: सूर्य, IAST: ‘'Sūrya’') means the Sun in Nepal and India.
  • Ushas
    Ushas (उषस्; uṣas), Sanskrit for "dawn", is a Vedic deity, and consequently a Hindu deity as well.
  • Varuna
    Varuna (/ˈvɜːrʊnə, ˈvɑːrə-/; Sanskrit: Varuṇa वरुण, Malay: Baruna) is the Hindu god of water and the celestial ocean, as well as a god of law of the underwater world.
  • Vāc
    Vāk or Vāc (Sanskrit: वाक्, stem vāc-, nominative vāk) is the Sanskrit word for "speech", from a verbal root vac- "speak, tell, utter".
  • Pushan
    (For the village in Iran, see Pushan, Iran. For the South Korean port city, see Busan.) Pushan (Sanskrit: पूषन,Pūṣan ) is a Vedic solar deity and one of the Adityas.
  • Visvedevas
    The Visvedevas (Sanskrit: विश्वेदेवाः) ( viśve-devāḥ "all-gods") are the various Vedic gods taken together as a whole.
  • Soma (drink)
    Soma (Sanskrit: soma) or Haoma (Avestan), from Proto-Indo-Iranian *sauma-, was a Vedic ritual drink of importance among the early Indo-Iranians.