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Posted: 11 August 2012 at 6:44am | IP Logged
Originally posted by Nandiniraizaada

A pooja was going on in my house during which the priest spoke of a story where Shivji gave away Parvati to some Asur. The rituals were going on so I couldnt ask him the whole story

Does anyone know of this?

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Posted: 12 August 2012 at 10:40pm | IP Logged
Originally posted by Nandiniraizaada

Originally posted by Nandiniraizaada

A pooja was going on in my house during which the priest spoke of a story where Shivji gave away Parvati to some Asur. The rituals were going on so I couldnt ask him the whole story

Does anyone know of this?

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Hi...Smile
May be the priest was referring to this movie story:
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Posted: 14 August 2012 at 4:20am | IP Logged
I have a new question about Ganapati bappa...

I know that the names Ganesh/Ganapati - lord of the Ganas - was given to him by Mahadev after his body got the new elephant head.  But before that, when he still had a human head, as created by Parvati, did Parvati give him any name?  If yes, what was it?
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Posted: 17 August 2012 at 3:32am | IP Logged
Originally posted by .Vrish.

I have a new question about Ganapati bappa...

I know that the names Ganesh/Ganapati - lord of the Ganas - was given to him by Mahadev after his body got the new elephant head.  But before that, when he still had a human head, as created by Parvati, did Parvati give him any name?  If yes, what was it?

Vinaayak . 

Because Parvati was able to create him w/o  her husband's help. ( Vi - without and Naayak- Husband / Lord


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Posted: 17 August 2012 at 11:19pm | IP Logged
From Matsya Puran:
On one particular occasion, Shiva addressed Parvati as Kali.  The word kali means dark and Parvati thought that Shiva referring to her dark complexion.  She did not realize that Shiva was merely trying  to tease her a bit. Greatly incensed at the imagined slight,  Parvarti decided that she would meditate so that she might become fair.  She wore clothing made of barks of trees and performed tapasya.  In the summer she prayed inside a raging fire and in the winter she prayed under the water.  Sometimes, she ate only roots and fruits.  At other times, she fasted. Prior to leaving for her tapasaya, Parvati had instructed Nandi that he was to stand guard at Shiva's door and permit no other woman to enter. There was a demon named Adi.  This fellow had performed a lot of tapasya and had manage to please Brahma.  When Brahma agreed to grant him a boon.  Adi asked for the boon of immortality.  Brahma naturally refused this boon.  He however granted Adi the boon that the demon would die only when he changd his form twice, not otherwise. Adi happened to come to Shiva and Parvati's house and discovered Nandi standing guard at the door.  Wondering what there was to be guarded, he adopted the form of a snake and slithered in.  Nandi did not notice the snake, but this was Adi's first transformation. Inside the house, Adi encountered Shiva and thought that he would play a trick on Shiva.  He adopted Parvati's form.  This was his second transformation. In the form of Parvati, Adi went up to Shiva and greeted him. Initially, Shiva did not realize that this was not Parvati.  He greeted the demon and said, Darling, I am delighted tht you have returned.  I can see that your rage has cooled down. But in a little while Shiva realized that this was not Parvati.  He slew the demon. Meanwhile, Parvati was continuing with her tapsaya and pleased Brahma with her prayers.  Brahma granted her the boon that she would become fair.  Since the word gouri means fair, Parvati was thereafter known as Gouri.  A goddess named Koushiki emerged out of Parvati's cells, thus named because the word kosha means cell.  The darkness of Parvti's complexion entered Koushiki's body. Brahma requested the goddess Koushiki to go and live in the Vindhya mountains.  She is therefore also known as Vindhyavasini.

Kartikeya or Skanda was born after some days.



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Posted: 18 August 2012 at 3:45am | IP Logged
why shiva cut fifth head of bramha??
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Posted: 18 August 2012 at 6:19am | IP Logged
Originally posted by Sargesh

why shiva cut fifth head of bramha??
You can check this


Edited by mnx12 - 18 August 2012 at 6:19am
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Posted: 20 August 2012 at 6:55am | IP Logged
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Originally posted by Nandiniraizaada

I wanted to ask that did Sati really have a sister called Vijaya

She had many sisters, but as far as my knowledge goes there was no Vijaya in them

According to Puranas, Daksha had 24 daughter from his wife Prasuti and another 60 from his wife Panchajani / Asakni (Virini).

According to Vishnu Purana and Padma Purana, Daksha and his wife Prasuti had 24 daughters. The names of these 24 daughters are Sraddha (faith), Lakshmi (prosperity), Dhriti (steadiness), Tushti (resignation), Pushti (thriving), Medha (intelligence), Kriya (action, devotion), Buddhi (intellect), Lajja (modesty), Vapu (body), Santi (expiation), Siddhi (perfection), Kirtti (fame), Khyati (celebrity), Sati (truth), Sambhuti (fitness), Smriti (memory), Priti (affection), Kshama (patience), Sannati (humility), Anasuya (charity), Urjja (energy), with Swaha (offering), and Swadha (oblation). 

Of these 13 were married to Dharma are, Sraddha, Lakshmi, Dhriti, Tushti, Pushti, Medha, Kriya, Buddhi, Lajja, Vapu, Santi, Siddhi, Kirtti. The other 11 are Khyati married to Bhrigu, Sati to Shiva(Bhava), Sambhuti to Marichi, Smriti to Angiras, Priti to Pulastya, Kshama to Pulaha), Sannati to Kratu, Anasuya to Atri, Urjja to Vasishtha, Swaha to Agni, and Swadha to Pitris

According to Matsya Purana, Daksha and his wife Panchajani(daughter of Virani) had 60 daughters

The 10 daughter's married to Dharma are (1) Maruvati, (2) Vasu, (3) Jami (4) Lamba, (5) Bhanu, (6) Arundhati, (7) Sankalp, (8) Mahurath, (9) Sadhya, and (10) Vishva. The 13 daughter's married to sage Kashyapa are (1) Aditi, (2) Diti, (3) Danu (4)Arishta, (5) Sursa, (6)Surabhi, (7) Vinata, (8) Tamra, (9) Krodhvasha, (10) Ira, (11) Kadru, (12) Vishva, and (13) Muni

The 27 daughters married to Chandra are (1) K?ttika (the Pleiads), (2) Rohini, (3) Mrigashirsha, (4) Ardra, (5) Punarvasu, (6) Sunrita, (7) Pushya, (8) Aslesha, (9) Magha, (10) Svati (Arcturus), (11) Chitra (Spica), (12) Phalgunis, (13) Hasta, (14) Radhas, (15) Vishakha, (16) Anuradha, (17) Jyeshtha, (18) Mula, (19) Ashadhas, (20) Abhijit, (21) Sravana, (22) Sravishthas, (23) Satabhishak, (24) Proshtha-padas, (25) Revati, (26) Asvayujas, (27) Bharani. These 27 wife of Chandra are 27 Nakshatras





Edited by Nandiniraizaada - 20 August 2012 at 7:06am

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