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#Navratri - 9-day festival dedicated to Mother Goddess Durga

During these 9 nights and 10 days, 9 forms of #Shakti are worshiped

Sadly many Hindus are not even aware of those 9 names

If you are one of those, time to correct it

Jai Mata Di

#Shailaputri Durga

Worshiped on the first day of #Navratri

A daughter of the Himalayan mountains and with the bull Nandi as her steed, Shailputri’s most famous temples lies along #Varanasi’s Marhia Ghat
#Brahmacharini Durga

Brahmacharini represents goddess Parvati’s desire to be with Shiva

One hand holds "Kumbha" or water port and the other rosary

She personifies love and loyalty

Brahmacharini is a store-house of knowledge and wisdom

Rudraksha is her most adorned ornament.
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Hinduism expansion in Asia, from its heartland in Indian Subcontinent, to the rest of Asia, started circa 1st century
Greater India was the historical extent of the culture of Hinduism & Buddhism beyond the Indian subcontinent.
Ruins of Ayutthaya Temple in Wat Cha Wattanaram, Ayutthaya Historical Park, Thailand which was named after Ayodhya.
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