Goddess Dhishana in Vedas – About Vedic Deity Dhishana

Dhishana is a goddess mentioned in the Rig Veda. She is associated with nourishment especially that of butter and milk. She is mentioned along with the preparation of Soma. The term Dhishana means auspicious or wealthy. She is also believed to be the Goddess of abundance and prosperity.

As per some scholars she is the personified form of the vessel of plenty.

She was also a wish-goddess, on who is propitiated for the fulfillment of wishes.

As per some scholars she accords strength, intelligence and Indrahood. The power of thunderbolt was also provided by her.

Dhishana is also one of the numerous names of Goddess of Speech.