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Goddess Parvathi is the most ill treated woman in our ithihas. She even got burned by Shiva's wrath, even though He has declared Her as His part.comment

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Asked by Josna, 29 Apr '11 02:50 pm
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1) Well, she was not alone. Even SITA was ill-treated. What about Droupadi? There are dime a dozen examples.
2) Probably we have to remember the role of the man who wrote Ramayan and Mahabharath. The man has not been able to come out of his animal instinct fully despite centuries of education.
3) Compared to the above, the present day scenario in India is really horrible. When I check the media for the news, the front pages are full of horrible stories about women. No news is good news. It may be the beheading of a girl student in Ranchi educational institution or something else. I find it very hard to even mention them here. What is really agonizing is that all these bad things keep happening even when women are at the helm of affairs in India. It looks like a woman is the real adversary of a woman in India. Sorry to say that this culture really sucks. Probably the situation would change for the better only when the women change their attitude towards their fellow compatriots.
Answered by Tony Fernandez, 29 Apr '11 03:05 pm

 
  
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True
Answered by anil garg, 29 Dec '11 11:30 pm

 
  
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Well first of all Puran stories are allegorical and not to be taken verbatim secondly as per story Shivas wrath did not burn Parvati , Daksh Prajapati father of sati did not invite lord shiva to yagya and seeing he husband insulted she jumped in the the yagya , Shiva took the burnt body of sati on his shoulders and in anger started tandava , Lord Vishu then started cutting the burnt body in to peaces by arrows.

Actually this story is a metaphor for cycle of death and rebirth and it is from Puranas but absent in rigveda
Answered by Batao Na, 29 Apr '11 06:30 pm

 
  
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The problem with many people is they do not try to understand what the sages who gave us the puranas or the ithihaasas are trying to tell us because 1. the read the abridged/translated by local poets version/ grasp as per verbatim and thus the essense is lost. for example in the sundara kanda the poet sage sri valmiki gives us the description of ravana and his life style. ravana's palace is made of gold and precious stones. lakhs of soldiers guard his palace round the clock. his body shines because of the severe penance he had one performed. when he sits on his throne bedecked with jewelery his gigantic stature resembles a mountain. his body has the marks of wounds ( now healed) made by sri mahavishnu's sudarsana , indra's vajra. airavatha's tusk etc. when you read this what does one gather? that ravana wa a great warrior, did severe tapas and now enjoying the fruits of his tapas. but if you ponder here was raakshasa who uses the fruits of his tapas for his selfish motives even thoug ...more
Answered by Haalayudha Dattuni, 29 Apr '11 06:19 pm

 
  
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God ke lila per comment nahe karte.unka anusaran karke vaisa banne ke kosis karne cheye
Answered by anupam verma, 29 Apr '11 04:09 pm

 
  
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No madam !!!

1st - Goddess Parvathi is not the most ill treated woman and not also in our ithihas rather PURAAN(The first will be "draupadi" followed by "SITA"
2nd - She had not been burnt by Lord Shiva's wrath rather she flung herself into the HABAN KUND of Dakshya Prajapati her father & killed herself when Dakshya Prajapati insulted lord Shiva in her face with abusive words at Lord Shiva. And Lord Shiva alongwith his vampire followers came and catastrophed the Yajna of Dakshya Prajapati killing him. And he lifted the Dead Body of Sati (Parvati ) and moved places to places in madness, Lord Vishnu send his CHAKRA that cut the dead Body of Parvati into pieces which fell at different places making each a Sakti Peetha...........thatz the story...........
Answered by pradipta pati, 29 Apr '11 03:00 pm

 
  
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Parvati is nominally the second consort of Shiva, the Hindu god of destruction and rejuvenation. However, she is not different from Sat, being the reincarnation of that former consort of Shiva. Parvati is the mother of the gods Ganesha and Skanda (Kartikeya). Some communities also believe her to be the sister of Vishnu and mother of Lakshmi and Saraswati. She is also regarded as the daughter of the Himalayas. Another one of her names is "Sahana". The meaning of Sahana is 'pure', that is, 'pavitra', in Hindi.
Parvati, when depicted alongside Shiva, appears with two arms, but when alone, she is shown having four or eight arms, and astride a tiger or lion. Generally considered a benign goddess, Parvati also has wrathful aspects like Durga, Kali, Shitala Devi, Tara, Chandi, and the Mahavidyas as well as benevolent forms like Kathyayini, Mahagauri, Kamalatmika, Bhuvaneshwari, and Lalita.

Parvati is depicted as interested in Shiva's tales and appearance from her very birth and finally re ...more
Answered by ankit shivam, 29 Apr '11 02:57 pm

 
  
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No comemnts please.
Answered by provu rai, 29 Apr '11 02:56 pm

 
  
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No comments madam as out comments have no meaning in Gods doings., there must be something behind this that Lord shiva behave like this. we living human beings have no right to comments on Gods doings,. thats what I beleive in. sorry if you dont like what i say
Answered by rajan, 29 Apr '11 02:54 pm

 
  
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Ok
Answered by ashish, 29 Apr '11 02:52 pm

 
  
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