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Pārvatī

[pahr-vuh-tee]
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noun Hinduism.
  1. the wife of Shiva and the benevolent form of the Mother Goddess.
Compare Kālī.
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Examples from the Web for parvati

Historical Examples

  • She told him that she was not a human being but a goddess, an incarnation of Parvati.

    Castes and Tribes of Southern India

    Edgar Thurston

  • Parvati shares adoration with Siva, Lakshmi with Vishnu, and so on.

  • By the side of the pot representing Siva and Parvati, a mirror is placed.

  • They had called her Parvati, which is the name of a Goddess.

  • All at once she rose, took Parvati in her arms, and held her out towards me.


British Dictionary definitions for parvati

Parvati

noun
  1. Hinduism goddess consort of the god Siva, associated with mountains

Word Origin

from Sanskrit: the mountain-dwelling one
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