Definition of Parvati

1. Noun. Wife of Siva and a benevolent aspect of Devi: Hindu goddess of plenty.

Exact synonyms: Anapurna, Annapurna
Generic synonyms: Hindu Deity

Definition of Parvati

1. Proper noun. (Hinduism) A Hindu goddess, the goddess of love, devotion an power; nominally the second consort of Shiva, the Hindu god of destruction and rejuvenation. ¹

2. Proper noun. (Sanskrit female given name) used in India. ¹

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Literary usage of Parvati

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1. Hindu Mythology, Vedic and Purānic by William Joseph Wilkins (1882)
"Parvati. The goddess in this form is the constant companion of her husband, but few independent actions are ascribed to her. ..."

2. The Tale of the Tulsi Plant and Other Stories by Charles Augustus Kincaid (1908)
"As Parvati is within easy reach of Poona residents and visitors, I have ventured to string together for their benefit a slight account of the famous hill. ..."

3. The Rites of the Twice-born by Sinclair Stevenson (1920)
"MORNING WORSHIP: Ganesa — Bull — ParvatI— Snake — Linga — Meditation on Linga — Bathing Linga — Marking — Rice — Flowers ..."

4. Original Sanskrit Texts on the Origin and History of the People of India by John Muir (1873)
"The worship of Durga, Urna, and Parvati, may be shown in its beginnings, if not from this passage, at all erents from the Upanishads of the ..."

5. Eaglehawk and Crow: A Study of the Australian Aborigines, Including an by John Mathew (1899)
"... Bradshaw's discoveries at Prince Regent River described—Explained—Parvati—Siva—Mr. W. ... Parvati ..."

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