About Nirṛti

Nirṛtī (निऋती) is the Hindu goddess of deathly hidden realms and sorrows, one of the dikpāla, representing the southwest. The name nirhti has the meaning of "absence of".
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 .