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Goddess Nirriti In Hinduism

Goddess Nirriti is a goddess mentioned in the Vedas. In Hinduism, Goddess Nirriti is associated with destruction. She is also associated with Yama, the Hindu god of death. There are 12 mentions in the Rig Veda.

She is propitiated to consume decay associated with jara or aging.

Goddess Nirriti is a manifestation of Goddess Aditi, who nourishes and sustains the universe and all existence. She is worshipped to overcome fear of death, sickness, harm, evil and release from the bondage or suffering.

Nirriti is also the name of a male deity in Rig Veda.