Durgā

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the wife of Lord Śiva, also known as Śakti, Mahāvidyā, Kālī, Śyāmā, and Nistāriṇī. She presides over the material energy and is one of the five deities worshiped by the pañcopāsakas

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  • Durga —    Durga (One who is hard to approach) is one of the major Indian goddesses, named perhaps for her ferocious nature. Her role is to intervene on behalf of the gods to defeat demons who threaten the cosmos.    The Devimahatmya, the most famous… …   Encyclopedia of Hinduism

  • Durga — bekämpft den Büffeldämon Durga (Sanskrit, f., दुर्गा, durgā, wörtl.: die schwer Zugängliche, die schwer zu Begreifende) ist die wohl populärste Form der Göttin im Hinduismus, die in unterschiedlichen göttlichen Erscheinungsformen existiert, gütig …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Durga — Dur ga, n. (Myth.) Same as {Doorga}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Durga — (Prinzessin Mariannenstraße), schmale aber tiefe Straße, trennt die südwestliche Insel Frederik Hendrik mit dem Cap Walsh von der Hauptinsel Neu Guinea (westliches Polynesien) …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Durgâ — Durgâ, ind. Göttin, s. Pârvatî …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Durga — Durgā, in der ind. Mythologie Tochter des Himalaja, Frau des Çiva und Mutter des Ganeça und Karttikeya. Im September und Oktober wird ihr ein zehntägiges Fest gefeiert, die Durgāpūdschā, das Hauptfest der Hindu …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • DURGA — Africae Propriae urbs. Ptol …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • Durga — Mahishasuramardini redirects here. For the radio programme of All India Radio, see Mahisasuramardini (radio programme). For other uses, see Durga (raga) and Durga the Hutt. For the 1985 Hindi Film of Rajesh Khanna see Durgaa Durga …   Wikipedia

  • Durga — Dourgâ Durgā Mahîshâsuramardini, c est à dire combattant le démon Mahîshâsura Dourgā ou Durga (sanskrit: दुर्गा, littéralement L inaccessible) est l un des épithètes de Parvati, consort de Shiva, considérée comme la shakti (l énergie) de l Absolu …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Durga — /door gah/, n. Hinduism. the sometimes malignant goddess of war: an aspect of Devi. * * * In Hinduism, one of the forms of the goddess Devi or Shakti (see shakti), and the wife of Shiva. She was born fully grown, created out of flames that issued …   Universalium

  • Durga — En el hinduismo, una de las formas de la diosa Devi o Sakti (ver sakti), y la esposa de Siva. Nació completamente adulta, creada de las llamas que salieron de las bocas de Brahma, Visnú, Siva y otros dioses, cuya energía colectiva (sakti) encarnó …   Enciclopedia Universal

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