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Durga - Parma Sakti, Maheswari, Mahadevi
Durga - Parma Sakti, Maheswari, Mahadevi

Durga - Parma Sakti, Maheswari, Mahadevi

by Chitralekha Singh

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Language

English

Publisher

Jaico

ISBN

8124201501 - Year: 1999 - Pages: 102

Binding

Paperback

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Author: Chitralekha Singh
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Publisher: Jaico
Year: 1999
Language: English
Pages: 102
ISBN/UPC (if available): 8124201501

Description

This book will appeal to those interested in religion, mythology, art, iconography and to all those who wish to learn about Hindu Gods and Goddesses.

Goddess Durga, with thousands of names after her different manifestations, attributes, appellations is the primordial, most knowledgeable, the utmost graceful, Maha Sakti, the one comparable to the sky, is the most wise female divinity in the Universe.

The descent of Durga aims at the destruction of the demons and the liberation of the society from their cruelties. Durga has been a very favorite topic with the artists, who have expressed their imagination in millions of paintings and sculptures.

CONTENTS: Saktism * Durga the Great Goddess * Durga: Her Supremacy * Sacred Writings * Different Manifestations * Mahisasur Episode * Shumb Nishumb Episode * The Lion-Durga Mount * Durga Worship * Temples, Shrines and Sacred Places * Festivals, Fasts and Holy Days * Cherished Success and Distress Destruction * Durga in Art * Different Names of Durga * Vaisno Devi and Bhairava Legend * Dhaniyu Devotee, Emperor Akbar and Coconut Offering

Contents

Preface
Introduction

CHAPTER I
Saktism

CHAPTER II
Durga the great Goddess

CHAPTER III
Durga : Her Supremacy

CHAPTER IV
Sacred Writings

CHAPTER V
Different Manifestations

CHAPTER VI
Mahisasur Episode

CHAPTER VII
Shumb Nishumb Episode

CHAPTER VIII
The Lion-Durga's Mount

CHAPTER IX
Durga Worship

CHAPTER X
Temples, shrines and sacred places

CHAPTER XI
Festivals, Fasts and Holy Days

CHAPTER XII
Cherished Success & Distress Destructionm

CHAPTER XIII
Durga in Art

Appendix
I. Different Names of Durga
II. Vaisno Devi and Bhairava legend
III. Dhaniyu Devotee, Emperor Akbar and Coconut offering.

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