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List of Rig Vedic Gods & Goddesses

The Vedic People personified the natural forces and looked upon them as living beings to which they gave human or animal attributes. Here, we are giving the list of Rig Vedic Gods Goddesses which very useful study material for the students who are preparing for the competitive examinations like UPSC, SSC, State Services, CDS, NDA and Railways.
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The Vedic People personified the natural forces and looked upon them as living beings to which they gave human or animal attributes. The sources reveal that there were neither temples nor idols. The recitation of mantras was the mode of prayer. Here, we are giving the list of Rig Vedic Gods & Goddesses which very useful study material for the students who are preparing for the competitive examinations like UPSC, SSC, State Services, CDS, NDA and Railways.

Jagranjosh

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List of Rig Vedic Gods & Goddesses

Name of God

Associated with natural forces

Vayu

Wind God

Dyaus

Father of Heaven

Aditi

Mother of Surya

Maruts

Storm Spirits

Gandharvas

Divine Musicians

Ashavins

Healers of diseases and experts in surgical art

Ribhus

Gnomes

Apsaras

Mistresses of Gods

Rudra

An archer God, whose anger brought disease

Usha

Goddess of Dawn

Aditi

Mother of Goods

Prithvi

Earth Goddess

Aryani

Forest Goddess

Saraswati

The River Deity

Although, the early Vedic religion was naturalistic and the evidence of sacrifices for Praja (Children), Pasu (cattle) and Dhana (wealth) and not for spiritual upliftment or against misery.

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