Devi
Devī (Devanagari: देवी) is the Sanskrit root-word of Divine; its related masculine term is Deva. Devi is synonymous with Shakti, the female aspect of the divine, as conceptualized by the Shakta tradi...
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Gadhimai Hindu festival: Global condemnation of slaughter of more than 5,000 buffaloes - Asia - World - The Independent
The slaughter of more than 5,000 buffaloes at the Gadhimai Hindu festival in Nepal has drawn global condemnation from animal charities. Many more buffaloes and farm animals including chickens, goats a...
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Over five lakh animals will be sacrificed in the biggest animal slaughter during Gadhimai festival over the next two days. Although police have been deployed-- but the Federation of Indian Animal prot...
Animal rights protesters in Nepal seek to stop Gadhimai festival sacrifice | World news | The Guardian
Animal rights protesters in Nepal are making last-ditch efforts to disrupt the sacrifice of hundreds of thousands of animals including buffaloes, sheep and goats in the name of a Hindu goddess on Frid...
Mahadevi
In Hinduism, Mahadevi (Sanskrit: Mahādevī, Devanagari: महादेवी) or "Great Goddess" is the Goddess or Devi that is the sum of all other Devis - an all encompassing Female Deity as the consort or compl...
Durga
Durga ([ˈd̪ʊrɡaː]; Sanskrit: दुर्गा), meaning "the inaccessible" or "the invincible", is the most popular incarnation of Devi and one of the main forms of the Goddess Shakti in the Hindu pantheon....
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Saraswati
Saraswati (Sanskrit: सरस्वती, Sarasvatī ,Malayalam: സരസ്വതി, Saraswathy ,Tamil: சரஸ்வதி, Sarasvatī ) is the Hindu goddess of knowledge, music, arts, wisdom and learning. ...
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Lakshmi
Lakshmi (Sanskrit: लक्ष्मी lakṣmī, [ˈləkʃmi]) is the Hindu goddess of wealth, love, prosperity (both material and spiritual), fortune, and the embodiment of beauty. She is the wife and active energy o...
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Parvati
Parvati (Devanagari: पार्वती, IAST: Pārvatī) is the Hindu goddess of love, fertility and devotion. She is the gentle and nurturing aspect of Hindu goddess Shakti. She is the mother goddess in Hinduism...
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Eskrima
Eskrima (from Spanish esgrima, meaning "fencing"), Arnis (from old Spanish arnés meaning "armor") and Kali are umbrella terms for the traditional martial arts of the Philippines ("Filipino Martial Art...
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Mahavidya
Mahavidyas (Great Wisdoms) or Dasha-Mahavidyas are a group of ten aspects of the Divine Mother Durga or Kali herself or Devi in Hinduism. The 10 Mahavidyas are Wisdom Goddesses, who represent a spectr...
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Navadurga
Navadurga (Devanagari:नवदुर्गा), which literally means Nine forms of Goddess Durga, constitute, according to Hindu mythology, the manifestation of Parvati in nine different forms. These nine forms o...
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Sita
Sita (Devnagari:सीता, also spelled Seeta or Seetha, Sītā,  listen  meaning "furrow") is one of the National heroes of Nepal and the central Maithali female character of the Hindu epic Ramay...
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Radha
Radha (Devanagari: राधा, IAST: Rādhā), also called Radhika, Radharani and Radhikarani, is almost always depicted alongside Krishna and features prominently within the theology of today's Vallabha and ...
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Matrikas
Matrikas (Matrika singular, Sanskrit: mātṝkā, मातृका "mother"), also called Matara (Sanskrit: mātaraḥ plural, मातरः) and Matri (mātṛ, मातृ singular), is a group of Hindu goddesses who are always depic...
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Shakti Peethas
The Shakti Peetha (Sanskrit: शक्ति पीठ, Śakti Pīṭha, seat of Shakti) is a places of worship consecrated to the goddess Shakti or Sati, the female principal of Hinduism and the main deity of the Sh...
Nagnechiya Maa
Nagnechiya Maa (Nagnechi Ma, Nagnechia Ma) (Hindi: नागनेचिया माँ, नाग्नेची माँ, नागणेची माँ) is the kuldevi of , Rathore, a Suryavanshi Rajput clan of India. Nagnechiya Maa's history dates back to...
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Gadhimai Hindu festival: Global condemnation of slaughter of more than 5,000 buffaloes - Asia - World - The Independent
The slaughter of more than 5,000 buffaloes at the Gadhimai Hindu festival in Nepal has drawn global condemnation from animal charities. Many more buffaloes and farm animals including chickens, goats a...
Lajja Gauri
Lajja Gauri is a goddess associated with abundance and fertility, and she has been euphemistically described as Lajja (that is, modesty).
Early depictions of Lajja Gauri in Shaktism cults were fou...
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Budhi Pallien
In Hinduism, Budhi Pallien is a fearsome goddess of forests and jungles, who roams northern India in the form of a tiger.
Ardhanarishvara
Ardhanarishvara (Sanskrit: अर्धनारीश्वर, Ardhanārīśvara), is a composite androgynous form of the Hindu god Shiva and his consort Parvati (also known as Devi, Shakti and Uma in this icon). Ardhanar...
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Kala Ratri
Maa Kala Ratri is the seventh form amongst the Navadurga or the nine forms of the Hindu goddess Parvati or (Shakti). She is worshipped during the nine nights of Navratri celebrations.. The seventh day...
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Rukmini
Rukmini (or Rukmani) is the principal wife and queen of the Hindu God Krishna, the king of Dwaraka. Krishna heroically kidnapped her and eloped with her to prevent an unwanted marriage at her request ...
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Isakki
Isakki or Isakkai is a Hindu Goddess of South India. She is generically considered one of the Village Goddesses, like Māri, the goddess of epidemics. She is commonly referred as Isakki Amman (Tamil f...
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Bhutamata
In Hinduism, Bhutamata is a terrible and malevolent goddess, a form of Devi.
Valli
Vaḷḷi (Tamil: வள்ளி "Creeper, Sweet Potato Plant") is a Hindu goddess and the divine consort of the prominent god Murugan.Vaḷḷi is used to refer to many tribal or indigenous peoples' goddesses in ...
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Bharat Mata
Bhārat Mātā (Hindi, from Sanskrit भारत माता, Bhārata Mātā), Mother India, or Bhāratāmbā (Sanskrit: भारताम्बा; अम्बा ambā means 'mother') is the national personification of India as a mother goddess. S...
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Rati
Rati (Sanskrit: रति, Rati) is the Hindu goddess of love, carnal desire, lust, passion and sexual pleasure. Usually described as the daughter of Prajapati Daksha, Rati is the female counterpart, th...
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Kottravai
Kottravai, is one of the goddesses of Tamil Nadu. Her demesnes is the Desert, and the desert people of tamil worship her.
Jagaddhatri
In Hinduism, Jagaddhatri or Jagadhatri (Devnagri: जगद्धात्री, Bengali: জগদ্ধাত্রী, Oriya: ଜଗଦ୍ଧାତ୍ରୀ, 'the Protector of the World') is a form of Durga Devi, the supreme goddess. Her worship is more co...
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