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15. Parvati ('The Highest Night')

15. Parvati ('The Highest Night')



The Goddess Parvati is characterized by the right hand in Ardha-chandra (Crescent Moon) and the vara-da mudras (granting boon). The left hand is in Abhaya mudra (fearlessness) facing downwards.
"Abhinaya-darpananam" says:

"udhvardah prasutavardhachandrakhyo vamadakshinau
abhayo varadachaiva parvatyah karaeritah
."


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Devi Parvati is a consort of lord Shiva

Viniyogas (Meanings)


Devi Parvati is a consort of lord Shiva. She is considered the source of universal principle of power  and creativity. She is the daughter of the Himalaya (Abode of Winter), personifying the North tropic. She is the mother of Ganesha and Kartikeya. Standing close to Shiva she shows the abhaya mudra (hand gesture of fearlessness) and usually has one of her children on her knee. Her other forms are Kali, Durga, Vaishnavi, and Lalita.


Devi Parvati

 



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