Hindu goddesses

2017-07-27T20:24:09+03:00[Europe/Moscow] en true Durga Puja, Shakti, Yamuna in Hinduism, Vaishno Devi, Bhuvaneshvari, Chandi, Saraswati, Kumari (goddess), Ganges in Hinduism, Kali, Mariamman, Sati (goddess), Ushas, Vāc, Minakshi, Rukmini, Yogini, Angalaamman, Santoshi Mata, Vasavi Kanyaka Parameswari, Jagaddhatri, Dewi Ratih, Bagalamukhi, Matangi, Bhavani, Matrikas, Dhumavati, Shitala, Renuka, Lajja Gauri, Pratyangira, Varahi, Durga Ashtami, Kamakhya, Bhairavi, Chhinnamasta, Maa Tara Chandi Temple, Maisamma, Vindhyavasini flashcards Hindu goddesses
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  • Durga Puja
    Durga Puja ([d̪urɡa pudʒa], listen: , "Worship of Durga"), also referred to as Dussahara, Durgotsava (Bengali pronunciation: [d̪urɡot̪ʃɔb], listen: , "Festival of Durga") or Sharadotsav is an annual Hindu festival in South Asia that celebrates worship of the Hindu goddess Durga.
  • Shakti
    In Hinduism, Shakti (Devanagari: शक्ति; from Sanskrit shak, "to be able"), also spelled as Sakthi, meaning "power" or "empowerment" is the primordial cosmic energy and represents the dynamic forces that are thought to move through the entire universe.
  • Yamuna in Hinduism
    Yamuna is a sacred river in Hinduism and the main tributary of the Ganges (Ganga), the holiest river of Hinduism.
  • Vaishno Devi
    Vaishno Devi, also known as Mata Rani, Trikuta and Vaishnavi, is a manifestation of the Hindu Mother Goddess Mahalakshmi.
  • Bhuvaneshvari
    In Hinduism, Bhuvaneśwari (Sanskrit: भुवनेश्वरी) is the fourth of the ten Dasa Mahavidya goddesses and an aspect of Devi or Durga as elements of the physical cosmos, in giving shape to the creation of the World".
  • Chandi
    Chandi (Sanskrit: Caṇḍī) or Chandika (Caṇḍīka) is a Hindu goddess.
  • Saraswati
    Saraswati (Sanskrit: सरस्वती, Sarasvatī) is the Hindu goddess of knowledge, music, arts, wisdom and learning.
  • Kumari (goddess)
    ("Living Goddess" redirects here. For the 2008 film, see Living Goddess (film).) Kumari, or Kumari Devi, or Living Goddess – Nepal is the tradition of worshiping young pre-pubescent girls as manifestations of the divine female energy or devi in Hindu religious traditions.
  • Ganges in Hinduism
    In Hinduism, the river Ganga is considered sacred and is personified as a goddess Gaṅgā.
  • Kali
    Kālī (/ˈkɑːli/; Sanskrit: काली), also known as Kālikā (Sanskrit: कालिका), is a Hindu goddess.
  • Mariamman
    Māri (Tamil: மாரி), also known as Mariamman (Tamil: மாரியம்மன்) and Mariaai (Marathi: मरी आई), both meaning "Mother Mari", spelt also Maariamma (Tamil: மாரியம்மா), or simply Amman or Aatha (Tamil: அம்மன், "mother") is the South Indian Hindu goddess of rain.
  • Sati (goddess)
    Satī (Pron:ˈsʌti:) (Devnagri: सती, IAST: satī), or Sati Devi, is also known as Dakshayani (Devanagari: दाक्षायणी, IAST: dākṣāyaṇī).
  • Ushas
    Ushas (उषस्; uṣas), Sanskrit for "dawn", is a Vedic deity, and consequently a Hindu deity as well.
  • Vāc
    Vāk or Vāc (Sanskrit: वाक्, stem vāc-, nominative vāk) is the Sanskrit word for "speech", from a verbal root vac- "speak, tell, utter".
  • Minakshi
    Meenakshi also Angayarkanni is an Avatar of the Hindu Goddess Parvati - and consort of Shiva - who is worshipped mainly by South Indians.
  • Rukmini
    Rukmini (or Rukmani) is the principal wife and queen of the God Krishna, the king of Dwaraka.
  • Yogini
    Yogini (Sanskrit: योगिनी, yoginī, IPA: [ˈjoɡiniː]) is the feminine Sanskrit word of the masculine yogi, while the term "yogin" is used in neutral, masculine or feminine sense.
  • Angalaamman
    Angālamma/Ankālamma is a name given to the Tamil and Telugu village deity, Angāla/Ankāla Parameshwari.
  • Santoshi Mata
    ("Santoshi" redirects here. For Hindi movie director, see Rajkumar Santoshi.) Santoshi Mata (Hindi: संतोषी माता) or Santoshi Maa (संतोषी माँ) is a relatively new goddess in the Hindu pantheon.
  • Vasavi Kanyaka Parameswari
    Sri Vasavi Kanyaka Parameshwari is the goddess or kula devatha of the Arya Vysya community as mentioned in the Vasavi Puranamulu written in Telugu during the 10th century AD.
  • Jagaddhatri
    Jagaddhatri or Jagadhatri (Bengali: জগদ্ধাত্রী, Devanagri: जगद्धात्री, Oriya: ଜଗଦ୍ଧାତ୍ରୀ, 'the Protector of the World') is an aspect of the Hindu goddess Durga, who is particularly worshipped in the West Bengal region of India.
  • Dewi Ratih
    Dewi Ratih, also known as Sang Hyang Ratih or Sang Hyang Semara Ratih, is a Hindu lunar goddess worshipped in Java and Bali.
  • Bagalamukhi
    Bagalamukhi or Bagala (Devnagari: बगलामुखी) is one of the ten mahavidyas (great wisdom goddesses) in Hinduism.
  • Matangi
    Matangi is one of the Mahavidyas, ten Tantric goddesses and a ferocious aspect of Devi, the Hindu Divine Mother.
  • Bhavani
    Bhavani is a ferocious aspect of the Hindu goddess Parvati.
  • Matrikas
    Matrikas (Matrika singular, Sanskrit: mātṝkā, मातृका "mother"), also called Matara (Sanskrit: mātaraḥ plural, मातरः) and Matri (mātṛ, मातृ singular), is a group of Hindu goddesses who are always depicted together.
  • Dhumavati
    Dhumavati (Sanskrit: धूमावती, Dhūmāvatī, literally "the smoky one") is one of the Mahavidyas, a group of ten Tantric goddesses.
  • Shitala
    One story says Goddess Durga has incarnated as little Katyayani, the daughter of sage Katyayan to destroy all arrogant evil demonic forces of the world, in her real form as Durga, she killed many demons that were sent by Kaalkeya.
  • Renuka
    Reṇukā is a Hindu goddess worshipped predominantly in the indian state of Maharashtra is the another Avatar/Form of Goddess Parvati/Shakthi and wife of Lord Shiva.
  • Lajja Gauri
    Lajjit Gauri is a goddess associated with abundance and fertility, and she has been euphemistically described as Lajja (that is, modesty).
  • Pratyangira
    Pratyangira (Sanskrit: प्रत्यङ्गिरा; Pratyaṅgirā, IPA: / 'Pratyangira/) or sometimes called Prathyangira, Narasimhi or Narashimhika, is a Hindu Goddess associated with Shakti, the Hindu concept of eternal energy.
  • Varahi
    Varahi (Sanskrit: वाराही, Vārāhī) is one of the Matrikas, a group of seven or eight mother goddesses in the Hindu religion.
  • Durga Ashtami
    Durga Ashtami or Maha Ashtami is one of the most auspicious days of ten days long Durga Puja Festival.
  • Kamakhya
    Kamakhya (Assamese: কামাখ্যা দেৱী,Bengali: কামাখ্যা দেবী) is an important Hindu Tantric goddess of desire who evolved in the Himalayan hills.
  • Bhairavi
    Bhairavi is a fierce and terrifying Hindu goddess associated with the Mahavidya's.
  • Chhinnamasta
    Chhinnamasta (Sanskrit: छिन्नमस्ता, Chinnamastā, "She whose head is severed"), often spelled Chinnamasta, and also called Chhinnamastika and Prachanda Chandika, is one of the Mahavidyas, ten Tantric goddesses and a ferocious aspect of Devi, the Hindu Divine Mother.
  • Maa Tara Chandi Temple
    Maa Tara Chandi Temple is a Hindu temple dedicated to Maa Shakti or Maa Durga, located in Sasaram, Bihar, India.
  • Maisamma
    Maisamma (Telugu: మైసమ్మ), also known as Mesai (Marathi: मेसाई) and spelt also Mesko (Marathi: मेस्को), Amma in Tulugu or Aai in Marathi (Telugu: అమ్మMarathi: आई, "mother") is the South Indian Hindu folk goddess.
  • Vindhyavasini
    Vindhyavasini is name of a benevolent aspect of Devi Amba or Durga.