What is the meaning of shilaputri, one of the forms of Navadurga?
Asked by sudhakar kuruvada, 16 Apr 12:42 pm
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"Shailputri". "Shail" means mountains; "Parvati", the daughter of king of Mountains Himavan, is known as "Shailputri". HER 2 hands, display a trident and a lotus. She is mounted upon a bull.Answered by Psycho, 16 Apr 12:43 pm
Shailaputri literally means the daughter (putri) of the mountains (shaila)Answered by Quest, 16 Apr 04:34 pm
Shailaputri literally means the daughter (putri) of the mountains (shaila). Variously known as Sati Bhavani, Parvati or Hemavati, the daughter of Hemavana - the king of the Himalayas, she is the first among Navadurgas. Her worship takes place on the first day of Navaratri the nine divine nights. The embodiment of the power of Brahma, Vishnu and Shiva, she rides a bull and carries a trident and a lotus in her two hands.Answered by rajan, 16 Apr 12:48 pm
Daughter of mountainAnswered by aflatoon, 16 Apr 12:44 pm