About Ila (Hinduism)

Ila or Ilā is an androgyne deity in Hindu mythology, known for their sex changes. As a man, he is known as Sudyumna and as a woman, is called Ilā. Ilā is considered the chief progenitor of the Lunar dynasty of Indian kings – also known as the Ailas.
The goddess Saraswati

Hindu goddesses – The cosmic powers of the Vedas

Devī is the Sanskrit word for 'goddess'; the masculine form is deva. and deva mean 'heavenly, divine, anything of excellence', and are also gender-specific terms for a deity in . The concept and reverence for goddesses appears in the Vedas, which were composed around the 3rd millennium BCE. Goddesses such as , , , , , and have continued to be revered in the modern era. The medieval era Puranas witness a major .