Durga

Durga (ˈd̪ʊrɡaː; दुर्गा), meaning `the inaccessible` or `the invincible`, is the most popular incarnation of Devi and one of the main forms of the Goddess Shakti in the Hindu pantheon. Durga is the original manifested form of Mother Adi-Parashakti. Durga is Adi-Parashakti herself. The Devi Gita, declares her to be the greatest...
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Durga

• (n.) Same as Doorga.
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Durga

noun goddess of war; a malevolent aspect of Devi; `the inaccessible`
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Durga

[raga] Durga is a raga in Hindustani Classical music. It is called Shuddha Saveri in the south. ==Origin== The raga emerges from Bilawal thaat. ==Technical description== The raga is of Audav-audav nature, i.e., both its arohana (ascent) and avarohana (descent) use only five notes. All the swaras used are shuddha. Gandhar and Nishad are not ...
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Durga

Dur'ga noun (Myth.) Same as Doorga .
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Durga

Durga or Doorga is a Hindu deity and consort of Siva. She is depicted as having ten arms. Her most famous exploit was slaying Mahisha, the chief of the demons. The festival of Durga puja is celebrated annually in her honour.
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Durga

Durga: see Hinduism.
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Durga

Hindu warrior and mother goddess; one of the many names for the `great goddess`Mahadev?. Durga was formed from the fire of the breath of the
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Durga

Hindu warrior and mother goddess; one of the many names for the `great goddess` Mahadevi. Durga was formed from the fire of the breath of the Trimurti (Shiva, Vishnu, and Brahma) to destroy the buffalo demon Mahisha. She rides on a tiger and was given weapons by the gods, so she is depicted carrying a discus, a trident, a thunderbolt,...
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Durga

In Balinese and Javanese mythology, Durga is the goddess of death and disease. She is married to Waruna or Kala-Siwa and is the queen of the cemetery Gandamait, where she lives, ruling ghosts and demons. She is the patroness of witches, sorcerers and other magicians of the black arts, guna- guna.
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Durga

in Hinduism, a principal form of the goddess Devi or Shakti, and the wife of Shiva. According to legend, Durga was created for the slaying of the ... [5 related articles]
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Durga

One of the wives of Shiva. She is the goddess of retribution and justice. She is both beautiful and fierce, and usually appears with eight arms carrying weapons and riding upon a tiger or a lion.
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Durga

[n] - goddess of war
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