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A Dictionary of Hinduism

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2009
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1 A general term, synonymous with Śakti, for the Great Goddess (Mahādevī) as the principal or supreme deity. She is also known under a wide variety of specific names or ... More
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The Concise Oxford Dictionary of World Religions

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2003
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Hindu Goddess. The term can be applied to any of the many forms of the Goddess. Initially, they may simply

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A Dictionary of Asian Mythology

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2002

Devī is the Hindu Goddess. Although we speak of the trimūrti of Brahmā (see Brahmā), Viṣṇu (see

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A Dictionary of World Mythology

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2003

The great goddess of the Hindus: Mahadevi. The consort of Shiva, she is worshipped in a variety of forms corresponding

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The Oxford Dictionary of Phrase and Fable (2 ed.)

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2006

in Hindu mythology, the supreme goddess, often identified with Parvati and Sakti.

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