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What is the meaning of Brahmacharini, second form of Navadurga?

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Asked by sudhakar kuruvada, 16 Apr '13 12:37 pm
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Durga's second appearance is in the form of Brahmacharini. Here Brahma means meditation or penance. That is, the Goddess is the meditator or a practitioner of penance. So, Brahmacharini is one who practices penance. It is said - Veda, Tattva and Tapa are synonyms for Brahma. The form of Brahmacharini is tremendously effulgent and extremely majestic. She holds a rosary in her right hand and Kamandalu in her left.

In her previous life, when she was reborn as the daughter of Himalaya, she performed severe penance to have Mahadeva as her husband. The sage God Narada advised her to take up meditation to win Shiva. For undergoing strict meditation she was known as Brahmacharini or Tapasyacharini. She spent one thousand years, only on fruits and beetroots.
Answered by LIPSIKA, 16 Apr '13 12:40 pm

 
  
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Maa Bhramcharni is store-house of knowledge and wisdom. Rudraksha is her most adorned ornament.
Answered by Quest, 16 Apr '13 04:31 pm

 
  
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One hand holds a "Kumbha" or water port and the other rosary. She personifies love and loyalty. Maa Bhramcharni is store-house of knowledge and wisdom. Rudraksha is her most adorned ornament.
Answered by Psycho, 16 Apr '13 12:45 pm

 
  
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She is worshipped on the second day of Navaratri and is the second form of Mother Goddess. Bharmacharini means one who practices devout austerity. She enlightens us in the magnificent embodiment of Durga with great powers and divine grace. She holds a rosary in her right hand and a water utensil in her left hand. She is blissful and endows happiness, peace, prosperity and grace upon all devotees who worship her. Filled with bliss and happiness, she is the way to emancipation - Moksha.
Answered by rajan, 16 Apr '13 12:41 pm

 
  
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An unmarried, female
Answered by aflatoon, 16 Apr '13 12:39 pm

 
  
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