dear friend may be i could help you out.
The great scholar yagnawalkya said to his wife maitreyi:—
One should indeed
see, hear, understand
and meditate over the
Self, O Maitreyi;
indeed, he who has
seen, heard, reflected
and understood the
Self – by him alone
the whole world
comes to be known.
And as per respects see this:—
"Women must be honored and
adorned by their fathers, brothers,
husbands, and brothers‑in‑law, who
desire their own welfare. Where
women are honored, there the gods
are pleased; but where they are not
honored, no sacred rite yields
rewards. Where the female relations
live in grief, the family soon wholly
perishes; but that family where they
are not unhappy ever prospers. The
houses on which female relations,
not being duly honored, pronounce
a curse, perish completely, as if
destroyed by magic. Hence men who
seek (their own) welfare, should
always honor women on holidays and
festivals with (gifts of) ornaments,
clothes and (dainty) food."
—(Manu Smriti III.55-59)
and see what itself bhishma says:—
Grandfather Bhishma explained: "O ruler of the earth (Yuddhisthira) the lineage in
which daughters and the daughters-
in-law are saddened by ill treatment,
that lineage is destroyed. When out
of their grief these women curse
these households, such households
lose their charm, prosperity and
And for god worship see :—
"Yea, many a woman is more
firm and better than the man who
turns away from Gods, and offers
—(Rig-Veda , 5.61.6)
means women too have been worshiping gods.
And you need to know that even vedic richas (hymns too) are writtten by women too.
like -gargi, maitreyi etc.