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Pārvatī (Satī, Umā)
(14,969 words)

Is Pārvatī more than just “Śiva’s faithful spouse”? Is she more than a “benevolent manifestation” of the Great Goddess (Mahādevī)? Whoever is concerned with the mythology of the Hindu godde…

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Mertens, Annemarie, “Pārvatī (Satī, Umā)”, in: Brill’s Encyclopedia of Hinduism Online, Edited by: Knut A. Jacobsen, Helene Basu, Angelika Malinar, Vasudha Narayanan. Consulted online on 26 May 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2212-5019_beh_COM_1030190>
First published online: 2018



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