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Apah – Water Goddess Mentioned in Vedas

Apah are water goddesses mentioned in the Vedas. They are mainly mentioned in the Rig Veda. As Water goddesses they cleanse and purify devotees. They bless them with boons. They also grant vitality, immortality and strength.

They are also mentioned in the Mahabharata and the Puranas. As per the Vedas, Indra, the king of Devas, is believed to have made channels for them to flow into the sea.

Apah are mentioned mostly as a group of goddesses and they are mothers are wives in the Vedas.

They participate in the yajnas (sacrifice). They partake in the offerings and they also bless with boons.

It is said that waters of Apah are filled with honey. They also carry milk and honey and they are pleasing the Devas.