Who is Mother Earth in Hinduism?

Who said Earth is my mother I am her son?

Firmament the father. Earth is my mother, I am her son. Atharva Veda (Sanskrit: अथर्ववेदः atharvaveda, a tatpurusha compound of Atharvan, an ancient Rishi, and Veda, meaning “knowledge”) is a sacred text of Hinduism and one of the four Vedas, often called the “fourth Veda”.

Is Durga a mother?

Forget Mother Earth: the Hindu goddess Durga (“the inaccessible”) is considered the mother of the universe. It’s only right that such a powerful deity have at least eight arms, ride a lion, and be able to defeat demons that other gods cannot.

Who is the father of Earth?

Geb was the Egyptian god of the earth and a mythological member of the Ennead of Heliopolis. He could also be considered a father of snakes. It was believed in ancient Egypt that Geb’s laughter created earthquakes and that he allowed crops to grow.

Geb
Greek equivalent Cronus

What do the Vedas say about Earth?

The most common cosmological conception of lokas in the Veda was that of the trailokya or triple world: three worlds consisting of earth, atmosphere or sky, and heaven, making up the universe.

Who is Lord Mahadev?

In the Shakta tradition, the Goddess, or Devi, is described as one of the supreme, yet Shiva is revered along with Vishnu and Brahma.

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Shiva
Member of Trimurti
A statue of Lord Shiva meditating in the Padmasana
Other names Shankara, Bholenath, Mahesha, Mahadeva, Rudra
Sanskrit transliteration Śiva

Who is Maa Durga husband?

The two most important texts of Shaktism, Devi Mahatmya and Devi-Bhagavata Purana, reveres Devi or Shakti (goddess) as the primordial creator of the universe and the Brahman (ultimate truth and reality).

Durga
Festivals Durga Puja, Durga Ashtami, Navratri, Vijayadashami
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Siblings Vishnu
Consort Shiva