Hindu goddesses

2017-07-28T17:56:40+03:00[Europe/Moscow] en true Saraswati, Manasa, Minakshi, Parvati, Anasuya, Shachi, Lakshmi, Kali, Yamuna in Hinduism, Sati (goddess), Shakti, Sita, Chandi, Satyabhama, Kumari (goddess), Radha, Durga Puja, Danu (Asura), Bhuvaneshvari, Mariamman, Rukmini, Vāc, Tripura Sundari, Ushas, Ganges in Hinduism, Vaishno Devi, Bagalamukhi, Pratyangira, Vindhyavasini, Naina Devi, Dewi Ratih, Maa Tara Chandi Temple, Adi Parashakti, Bhairavi, Lajja Gauri, Renuka, Kamakhya, Matangi, Matrikas, Durga Ashtami, Maisamma, Angalaamman, Dhumavati, Yogini, Bhavani, Shitala, Kannagi, Jagaddhatri, Bhadrakali, Chhinnamasta, Santoshi Mata flashcards Hindu goddesses
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  • Saraswati
    Saraswati (Sanskrit: सरस्वती, Sarasvatī) is the Hindu goddess of knowledge, music, arts, wisdom and learning.
  • Manasa
    Manasā, also Mansa Devi, is a Hindu folk goddess of snakes, worshipped mainly in Bengal and other parts of North and northeastern India, chiefly for the prevention and cure of snakebite and also for fertility and prosperity.
  • Minakshi
    Meenakshi also Angayarkanni is an Avatar of the Hindu Goddess Parvati - and consort of Shiva - who is worshipped mainly by South Indians.
  • Parvati
    Parvati (IAST: Pārvatī) is the Hindu goddess of fertility, love and devotion; as well as of divine strength and power.
  • Anasuya
    Anasuya(IAST: Anusūyā, अनसूया "free from envy and jealousy"), also known as Anusuya, was wife of an ancient Indian rishi (sage) named Atri, in Hindu mythology.
  • Shachi
    ("Indrani" redirects here. For people named Indrani, see Indrani (name).) In Hinduism (specifically, early Vedic accounts), Shachi (Sanskrit: शची; also known as Indrani (queen of Indra), Aindri, Mahendri , Pulomaja and Poulomi) is the goddess of wrath and jealousy, and a daughter of Puloman, an Asura who was killed by Indrani's future husband, Indra.
  • Lakshmi
    Lakshmi (Sanskrit: लक्ष्मी, lakṣmī, ˈləkʂmiː) is the Hindu goddess of wealth, fortune and prosperity.
  • Kali
    Kālī (/ˈkɑːli/; Sanskrit: काली), also known as Kālikā (Sanskrit: कालिका), is a Hindu goddess.
  • Yamuna in Hinduism
    Yamuna is a sacred river in Hinduism and the main tributary of the Ganges (Ganga), the holiest river of Hinduism.
  • Sati (goddess)
    Satī (Pron:ˈsʌti:) (Devnagri: सती, IAST: satī), or Sati Devi, is also known as Dakshayani (Devanagari: दाक्षायणी, IAST: dākṣāyaṇī).
  • 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.
  • Sita
    Sita (also spelled Sîta, Seeta or Seetha [ˈsiː taː], meaning furrow), also known as Siya, Vaidehi, Janaki, Maithili or Bhoomija, is the central female character of the Hindu epic Ramayana and daughter of King Janaka of Janakpur and his wife queen Sunaina.
  • Chandi
    Chandi (Sanskrit: Caṇḍī) or Chandika (Caṇḍīka) is a Hindu goddess.
  • Satyabhama
    Satyabhama is the second most important wife of the God Krishna.
  • 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.
  • Radha
    Radha (IAST: Rādhā, Hindi: राधा ), also called Radhika, Radharani, and Radhe, is a Hindu goddess who is almost always depicted alongside Krishna and features prominently within the theology of Vaishnava traditions, which regards Radha as the original Goddess or Shakti.
  • 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.
  • Danu (Asura)
    Dānu, a Hindu primordial goddess, is mentioned in the Rigveda, mother of the Danavas.
  • 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".
  • 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.
  • Rukmini
    Rukmini (or Rukmani) is the principal wife and queen of the God Krishna, the king of Dwaraka.
  • Vāc
    Vāk or Vāc (Sanskrit: वाक्, stem vāc-, nominative vāk) is the Sanskrit word for "speech", from a verbal root vac- "speak, tell, utter".
  • Tripura Sundari
    Tripurāsundarī (त्रिपुरा सुंदरी - "Beautiful (Goddess) of the Three Cities") or Mahā-Tripurasundarī ("Great Beautiful (Goddess) of the Three Cities"), also called Ṣhoḍaśhi ("Sixteen"), Lalitā ("She Who Plays") and Rājarājeśvarī ("Queen of Queens, Supreme Ruler"), is one of the group of ten goddesses of Hindu belief, collectively called Mahavidyas or Dasha-Mahavidyas.
  • Ushas
    Ushas (उषस्; uṣas), Sanskrit for "dawn", is a Vedic deity, and consequently a Hindu deity as well.
  • Ganges in Hinduism
    In Hinduism, the river Ganga is considered sacred and is personified as a goddess Gaṅgā.
  • Vaishno Devi
    Vaishno Devi, also known as Mata Rani, Trikuta and Vaishnavi, is a manifestation of the Hindu Mother Goddess Mahalakshmi.
  • Bagalamukhi
    Bagalamukhi or Bagala (Devnagari: बगलामुखी) is one of the ten mahavidyas (great wisdom goddesses) in Hinduism.
  • 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.
  • Vindhyavasini
    Vindhyavasini is name of a benevolent aspect of Devi Amba or Durga.
  • Naina Devi
    Naina Devi is a town and a municipal council in Bilaspur district in the Indian state of Himachal Pradesh.
  • 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.
  • Maa Tara Chandi Temple
    Maa Tara Chandi Temple is a Hindu temple dedicated to Maa Shakti or Maa Durga, located in Sasaram, Bihar, India.
  • Adi Parashakti
    According to Shaktism and Hindu mythology, Adi Para Shakti—the Goddess, Devi—is the Supreme Being.
  • Bhairavi
    Bhairavi is a fierce and terrifying Hindu goddess associated with the Mahavidya's.
  • Lajja Gauri
    Lajjit Gauri is a goddess associated with abundance and fertility, and she has been euphemistically described as Lajja (that is, modesty).
  • 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.
  • Kamakhya
    Kamakhya (Assamese: কামাখ্যা দেৱী,Bengali: কামাখ্যা দেবী) is an important Hindu Tantric goddess of desire who evolved in the Himalayan hills.
  • Matangi
    Matangi is one of the Mahavidyas, ten Tantric goddesses and a ferocious aspect of Devi, the Hindu Divine Mother.
  • 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.
  • Durga Ashtami
    Durga Ashtami or Maha Ashtami is one of the most auspicious days of ten days long Durga Puja Festival.
  • 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.
  • Angalaamman
    Angālamma/Ankālamma is a name given to the Tamil and Telugu village deity, Angāla/Ankāla Parameshwari.
  • Dhumavati
    Dhumavati (Sanskrit: धूमावती, Dhūmāvatī, literally "the smoky one") is one of the Mahavidyas, a group of ten Tantric goddesses.
  • 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.
  • Bhavani
    Bhavani is a ferocious aspect of the Hindu goddess Parvati.
  • 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.
  • Kannagi
    Kannagi is a legendary Tamil vaishya woman who forms the central character of the Tamil epic Silapathikaram (100-300 CE).
  • 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.
  • Bhadrakali
    Bhadrakālī (Sanskrit: भद्रकाली, Bengali: ভদ্রকালী, Tamil: பத்ரகாளி, Telugu: భద్రకాళి, Malayalam: ഭദ്രകാളി, Kannada: ಭದ್ರಕಾಳಿ, Kodava: ಭದ್ರಕಾಳಿ) (literally "Good Kali,") is a Hindu goddess popular in Southern India.
  • 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.
  • 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.