References to the Cow in the Rig Vedic hymns

People worshipped forces of nature. Indra was an important god. Agni (fire), Varuna (water), Surya (Sun), Vayu (wind), and Yama (god of the dead) were some other important gods. Goddesses were also worshipped by the Vedic Aryans. Some important deities were Usha (goddess of dawn), Ratri (spirit of the night), and Prithvi (goddess of the Earth). During the Later Vedic Period, Prajapati or Brahma, the creator became the supreme God, and Agni and Indra lost their former importance. While Vishnu was worshipped as The Preserver, Shiva was regarded as The Destroyer. Here are the details of Indra, the most favorite God of the Aryans. Let’s talk about Cow in the Rig Vedic hymns


Cow in the Rig Vedic hymns


The cow has been a symbol of wealth since ancient Vedic times. In the Rig Veda, the cows figure frequently as symbols of wealth, and also in comparison with river goddesses. The Vedic god Indra is often compared to a bull. The river is often linked to cows in Rigveda.


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