What is the meaning of shilaputri, one of the forms of Navadurga?
Asked by sudhakar kuruvada, 16 Apr '13 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 '13 12:43 pm
Shailaputri literally means the daughter (putri) of the mountains (shaila)Answered by Quest, 16 Apr '13 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 '13 12:48 pm
Daughter of mountainAnswered by aflatoon, 16 Apr '13 12:44 pm