Devatas are psychological realities (metaphysical entities). They are not physical beings. They don't have Koshas. They are aspects that manifest in our Consciousness. They are experienced within us as our vital energy rises. a typical description of God. They manifest in the state of Turiya (which is actually the substratum of all the three states that ...
Lord Shiva was born from Lord Brahma's anger.
Although he tried to curb his anger, it came out from between his
eyebrows, and a child mixed blue and red was immediately generated.
When this child was born, he started crying for name and position.
Thereafter Brahmā said: O chief of the demigods, you shall be called by the name Rudra by all ...
This answer 1 prooves that Rudra and Shiva are same. Hence I am quoting mention of Lord Rudra in Manu Smriti
They call the Fathers “Vasus;” the grandfathers they call
“Rudras,” and the great-grandfathers they call “ādityas” such is
the ancient text.(Manu 3.284)
The Rudras, Ādityas and the Maruts, along with the Great Sages,
have performed this penance, for ...
A Jiva cannot become Ishvara.
Who is Ishvara? Janmadyasyayatah - "From whom is the birth,
continuation, and dissolution of the universe," - He is Ishvara - "the
Eternal, the Pure, the Ever-Free, the Almighty, the All-Knowing, the
All-Merciful, the Teacher of all teachers"; and above all, Sa
Ishvarahanirvachaniya-premasvarupah - "He ...
Other devas incarnated also along with Vishnu for the welfare of the three worlds.
And, O bull of the Bharata race, when such was the blessed state of the terrestrial world, the Asuras, O lord of men, began to be born in kingly lines. And the sons of Diti (Daityas) being repeatedly defeated in war by the sons ...