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What is the meaning of Kushmanda, one of the forms of navadurga?

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Asked by sudhakar kuruvada, 16 Apr '13 12:39 pm
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Kushmanda is the fourth form of the mother goddess and is worshipped on the fourth day of Navaratri. The meaning of the name Ku-shm-anda is as follows: Ku = a little; ushma = warmth; anda = the cosmic egg. So she is considered the creator of the universe. The universe was no more than a void full of darkness, until her light spreads in all directions like rays from the sun. Often she is depicted as having eight or ten hands. She holds weapons, glitter, rosary, etc., in her hands, and she rides a lion.
Answered by rajan, 16 Apr '13 12:40 pm

 
  
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The 4th night begins the worship of Maa "Kushmanda", possessed of eight arms, holding weapons and a mala or rosary. Her mount is a tiger and She emanates a solar like aura. "Kumbh Bhand" means to see cosmic vivacity in Pindi shape or knowledge of cosmic intricacies in human race. The abode of Maa "Kushmanda" is in Bhimaparvat.
Answered by Quest, 16 Apr '13 04:28 pm

 
  
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The 4th night begins the worship of Maa "Kushmanda", possessed of eight arms, holding weapons and a mala or rosary. Her mount is a tiger and She emanates a solar like aura. "Kumbh Bhand" means to see cosmic vivacity in Pindi shape or knowledge of cosmic intricacies in human race. The abode of Maa "Kushmanda" is in Bhimaparvat.
Answered by Psycho, 16 Apr '13 12:44 pm

 
  
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