According to Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar, a Dalit lawyer who ended up being independent India's first minister of law and justice, and who had helped frame India's constitution, the term 'hinduism' was an artificial term which the 'mohomeddans', also a constructed term, but unnoticed by such by him (unless of course it was an error of translation) and referred to ...
There are many instances of references to the wives of the Devas in Rig Veda. I shall give one or two instances of each.
Indrāṇī and Varuṇānī
या गुङ्गूर्या सिनीवाली या राका या सरस्वती । इन्द्राणीमह्व ऊतये वरुणानीं स्वस्तये ॥
Indrāṇī, Varuṇānī, Agnāyī and Aśvinī
उत ग्ना व्यन्तु देवपत्नीरिन्द्राण्यग्नाय्यश्विनी राट् । आ रोदसी वरुणानी ...
This is certainly an image of Lord Shiva , who is one among the triad gods (Brahma-Vishnu-Shiva).
This is well conformed when we look at it. It clearly shows some distinct features of Lord Shiva as we know from his description from scriptures like
Trident and Damaru (a musical instrument) in his hand.
Crescent moon on his head.
A third eye on his ...
The Brihadaranyaka Upanishad outlines this in Chapter 3, Section 9, which consists of 28 verses. The complete chapter can be read here - https://www.wisdomlib.org/hinduism/book/the-brihadaranyaka-upanishad/d/doc118360.html The first 9 verses are the essential verses...:
Then Vidagdha, the son of Śakala, asked him. ‘How many gods are there, Yājñavalkya?’ ...