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Parvati   Listen

Wife of Siva and a benevolent aspect of Devi: Hindu goddess of plenty.  Synonyms: Anapurna, Annapurna.

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... the God, but his word had passed, and the boon must be granted; and Parvati the Divine was delivered up to them. Then those two world-breakers, sick at heart, sin-blinded, and afire with the glorious beauty of the Queen of Life—began to dispute, saying one to another: 'Mine ...
— Hindu Literature • Epiphanius Wilson

... race of men. The race produced by Mahadeva were very numerous, and devoted themselves exclusively to the worship of the male Deity, but their intellects were dull, their bodies feeble, their limbs distorted, and their complexions of many different hues. Parvati had at the same time created a multitude of human beings, who adored the female power only, and were well shaped, with sweet aspects and fine complexions. A furious contest ensued between the two nations, and the Lingajas, or adorers of the male principle, were defeated ...
— The God-Idea of the Ancients - or Sex in Religion • Eliza Burt Gamble

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