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Hindu Women > Biographies > Goddesses

Parvati

Consort of Lord Shiva. By Rigorous penance she won over Shiva, himself a great ascetic. Mother of Shanmukha and Ganesha. By becoming wife of Shiva she paved a way for the spread of peace of felicity in the world.

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Sitadevi

Wife of Rama, prince of Ayodhya. When Rama gave up the throune and set out tot he forest, Sita followed Rama to the forest. Abducted by Ravana, and to prove her chastity she did not hesitate to enter fire and she emerged unhurt, establishing her purity.

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Lakshmi

Goddess of Wealth. Wife of Sri Maha Vishnu. In different incarnations of Vishnu she married Sri Rama as Sita, Sri Krishna as Rukmini and Sri Venkateshwara as Padmavati. She resides in a place where virtue, righteousness , truth and compassion prevail.

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