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What does Hindu Goddess Durga mean?

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Asked by soul, 08 Oct '10 12:35 pm
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What does Hindu Goddess Durga mean?
Goddess Durga is one of the most important deities in the Hindu pantheon. But what is the meaning of Durga?
The word Durga literally means difficult to access, impossible to overcome or hard to reach.
Answered by LIPSIKA, 08 Oct '10 01:24 pm

 
  
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Goddess Durga is the mother of the universe and believed to be the power behind the work of creation, preservation, and destruction of the world. Since time immemorial she has been worshipped as the supreme power of the Supreme Being and has been mentioned in many scriptures - Yajur Veda, Vajasaneyi Samhita and Taittareya Brahman.

The Meaning of "Durga"
The word "Durga" in Sanskrit means a fort, or a place which is difficult to overrun. Another meaning of "Durga" is "Durgatinashini," which literally translates into "the one who eliminates sufferings." Thus, Hindus believe that goddess Durga protects her devotees from the evils of the world and at the same time removes their miseries.
Answered by saranathan Narasimhan, 08 Oct '10 04:46 pm

 
  
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Durga means 'durgunu ko door karne wali.
Answered by ANURADHA PATHAKJ, 08 Oct '10 02:04 pm

 
  
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Goddess durga means, she will not keept quiet seeing the atrocities. she will punish the person/s who do unreasonable untolerable deeds to any other person/s, with her soolayudha which she keeps in her hand always.
Answered by indumathi, 08 Oct '10 01:06 pm

 
  
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Durg means forte is who able distroy all the fortes and prevant mankind from all problems(as durga is also durgatee harini)
Answered by sushil trivedi, 08 Oct '10 12:38 pm

 
  
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The nine different forms of deity Durga are worshiped over the nine days. These are the most popular forms under which she is worshiped:

First Shailputri
Shailputri is the first among nine Durgas. Durga is daughter of Himalaya in the name of Parvati - Hemvati and got married with Lord Shiva

Second Brahmacharini
The second Durga Shakti is Brahamcharini. Brahma that is who observes penance (tapa) and good conduct. Here "Brahma" means "Tapa." The idol of this Goddess is very gorgeous. There is rosary in her right hand and Kamandal in left hand.

Third Chandraghanta
The name of third Shakti is Chandraghanta. There is a half-circular moon in her forehead. She is full of charm and is bright. She is golden in colour. She has three eyes and ten hands, holding with ten types of swords - etc weapons and arrows etc. She is seated on Lion and ready for going in war to fight. ...more
Answered by anil garg, 08 Oct '10 06:41 pm

 
  
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