Hindu goddess of war; a malevolent aspect of Devi
"the inaccessible Durga"
A powerful Indian female deity.
, common in India.
same as Doorga
Durga; meaning "the inaccessible" or "the invincible"; durga is a popular fierce form of the Hindu Goddess or Devi. She is depicted with multiple arms, carrying various weapons and riding a ferocious lion. She is often pictured as battling or slaying demons, particularly Mahishasura, the buffalo demon. For the Goddess-worshipping Shaktas, Durga is sometimes equated with Mahadevi, the Supreme Goddess. Her triumph as Mahishasura Mardini, Slayer of the buffalo Demon is a central episode of the scripture Devi Mahatmya. Her victory is celebrated annually in the festivals of Navaratri and Durga Puja.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
dōōr′ga, the wife of Siva (q.v.).
The Nuttall Encyclopedia
in the Hindu mythology the consort of Siva.
The numerical value of durgâ in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of durgâ in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
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