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⭐️Most Beautiful Women in Hindu Epic Literature and History
PS - This is not a ranking, but a tribute to the vedic womanhood
#Hindutva #Sanatan #Nari #Woman #Stree #Veda #Bharat #India #Vedic Image
1. The most beautiful among goddesses is Adi Shakti Jagat Janani Jagdamba Maa Durga who is Triloka Sundari Maha Tripura Sundari (most beautiful in the Tribhuvan, three worlds). Even great saint rama krishna Paramhansa did darshans of many gods and goddesses such as Krishna,…… Image
2. Mata Laxmi
Mata Lakshmi is the daughter of Maa Durga, and she is the wife of Lord Vishnu. Birth story of maa Lakshmi started when lord Indra met sage Durvasa with respect sage gave a garland of flower to lord Indra, lord Indra accepted that and put that garland of the head of……
3. Mata Parvati
Mata Parvati is the incarnation of Devi Sati or Dakshyani, a daughter of Daksha, who married Lord Shiva, going against her father’s decision. During a great yajna performed by Daksha, Sati, and Lord Shiva were insulted. The angered Sati took her original form of……
3a. Parvati resolved to marry Lord Shiva. Her parents discouraged her, but she was not deterred and pursued to marry Lord Shiva. Indra sends the God of desire and erotic love, God Kama, to awaken Lord Shiva from his state of meditation. The Kama shot an arrow of desire on Lord…… Image
4. Mata Sati (Dakshyani)
Mata Sati or Dakshyani, a daughter of Daksha, who married Lord Shiva, going against her father’s decision. During a great yajna performed by Daksha, Sati and Lord Shiva were insulted. The angered Sati took her original form of Adi Parashakti, cursed…… Image
5. Ardhanarishvara - The ultimate symbol of woman equality in Sanatan culture and Vedic history
Ardhanarishwara is the combined form of Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati, depicted as a single body – the right half is of Shiva, and another half is of Parvati. Parashakti created Shiva…… Image
6. Maa Tara: Goddess who saved Shiva from Halahala poison
She is said to be the one who created 1st seed from which Lord Vishnu took birth, as stated in Shakti Mahabhagawat. During Samundra Manthan (churning of the ocean), when Lord Shiva fell unconscious after drinking the…… Image
7. Mata Annapurna
One day, Lord Shiva and Parvati were arguing about the importance of Prakriti (nature) as Shiva said that everything materialistic is an illusion. More angered was Parvati when he added that even the food we eat is an illusion. So, to show the importance of…… Image
8. Mata Saraswati
After creating the universe, living beings, and the humans but it there was something lacking in it(it was mighty Music). Everything was quiet. Then Lord Brahma took out water from his Kamandal(Reliquary) and the moment the drops of water fell on the earth, it…… Image
9. Shri Mohini
The most beautiful woman was God almighty Himself who took form of a woman to entice the Asuras. After Samudra manthan i.e the churning of the ocean, the Devtas and Asuras quarrelled for Amrit I.e the nectar of immortality. Then lord Vishnu took the form of woman…… ImageImageImage
10. Queen Draupadi
Thousands of years ago, King Drupada and Acharya Drona were enemies. Both of them wanted to defeat each other but could not. One day, king Drupada decided to conduct a yagna to be blessed with a fierce and powerful son who could kill Acharya Drona. He asked two…… ImageImageImageImage
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On the first sight at Swayamvar, all the kings lusted on her. All the five pandavas were mesmerised by her beauty. Narada felt that there may be a dispute among the pandavas and asked them to make a rule.
The whole kuru sabha wanted to see her without upper garment. Was…… ImageImage
11. Mata Sita - The epitome of a wife and mother, symbol of supreme purity and devotion
Ramayana describes her birth story in such a way: King Janaka, ruler of the Mithila kingdom, had remained without children, so he was a little sad, although he was a self-realized saint and…… ImageImageImageImage
12. Urvasi
She was created when Nara - Narayan stricked their thighs. She was more beautiful than other apsaras who came there to disturb their penance. All the other apsaras were jealous of her. She was the favorite apsara in Indra's court. She married two…… Image
13. Menaka
Menaka was born during the churning of the ocean by the devas and asuras. She is one of the most mesmerising apsaras (celestial nymphs) in the three worlds, with quick intelligence and innate talent, but desired a family. She was one of the Apsara's in Lord Indra's…… ImageImageImage
14. Devi Rukmini
Princess Rukmini was born on the 11th of Vaishakha (Vaishakh Ekadashi). As one of the avatars, Goddess Lakshmi took birth on the Earth as Rukmini in the family of Bhismaka. As Lakshmi is Vishnu’s Shakti so is Rukmini Krishna’s Shakti. Wherever and whenever the…… ImageImageImage
15. Tillotama
According to Adi Parva of the Mahabharata, there is a tale of two demon brothers Sunda and Upasunda. these two were the sons of asura Nikumbha. They were inseparable siblings who shared everything from the kingdom, food, bed to you name it. They were loving brothers…… ImageImage
16. Devi Sathyabama - Warrior Wife of Sri Krishna, Slayer of Narakasura
Devi Satyabhama is believed to be an avatar of Bhumī Devī, the Goddess of Earth. Satyabhama was the daughter of Satrajit, a Yadava who was the treasurer of Dwarka and owned the divine jewel Symantaka,…… ImageImage
17. Rambha
As per the Puranas, Rambha is the Queen of the Apsaras. According to the Adi Parva of the epic Mahabharata, Rambha and her apsaras sisters Alambusha, Mishrakeshi, Vidhyutparna, Tilottama, Aruna, Rakshita, Manorama, Subahu, Keshini, Surata and Suraja are the daughters…… ImageImageImage
17a As per the Puranas, Rambha is the Queen of the Apsaras. The Ramayana elaborates that she was sent by Indra to disturb the penance of Rishi Vishwamitra. Furious by her presence and motive to disturb him, Rishi Vishwamitra curses her to become a rock for thousands of years…… Image
18. Sachi
Shachi (Sachi) is the wife of Indra deva and the divine queen of the gods. Shachi was also known as Indrani, Aindri, Poulomi, and Mahendri. Shachi is the goddess of wrath and jealousy. Shachi is one of the seven Matrikas. She lives in Amaravati with Indra and many…… Image
19. Ahalya
Ahalya also known as Ahilya, was the wife of sage Gautama. Her story exemplifies the life and character of a high-caste, chaste, Hindu woman, whose life went from bad to worse due to her actions and those of the men in her life. She represents a composite personality…… Image
19a Shri Ram exonerating Devi Ahalya from the shraap given to her by her husband Rishi Gautam. Image
19c Ahalya was the creation of lord Brahma himself. As per some Puranas, she was the most beautiful woman ever created as Lord Brahma poured all his creativity and gave her the name "Ahalya" which in Sanskrit means "one with no ugliness". Brahma sent her to Rishsi Gautma's ashram…… Image
20. Damyanti
She is the daughter of Bhima (not the Pandava) and a princess of the Vidarbha Kingdom, who marries King Nala of the Nishadha Kingdom. Having heard the praises of Nala, the king of the Nishadas, in her presence, she grew attracted to him, even though she had never met…… Image
20. Queen Ghandhari
Gandhari was born to Subala, the ruler of Gandhara. As a maiden, Gandhari was noted for her piety and virtuous nature. Gandhari is regarded as an incarnation of the goddess Mati. She was the sister of Shakuni. During her maiden days, she is said to have…… ImageImage
21. Queen Kunti
Queen Kunti was born to the Yadava chief Shurasena, Pritha was adopted by her childless uncle, Kuntibhoja, and was renamed Kunti. During her teenage years, she impressed sage Durvasa and was blessed with the knowledge of a divine mantra. Out of curiosity, she used…… ImageImageImageImage
22. Princess Uloopi
Uloopi was a Naga Princess and she got married to Arjuna, the third of the Pandava brothers. She was the daughter of the Serpent King, Kauravya, who ruled the underwater kingdom of snakes in the Ganga River. Ulupi was an expert warrior and she taught the art…… Image
23. Subhadra - Sister of Shri Krishna
She was a princess from the Yadava clan and the younger sister of the deities Krishna and Balarama. She was the wife of Arjuna, one of the Pandava brothers, with whom she had a son named Abhimanyu. The Sanskrit name Subhadrā is made up of two…… Image
24. Hidimbi - Wife of Bheema
She was the sister of the Rakshas Hidimba.
The story begins in the Lākṣāgṛha of the Mahābhārata after the Pāṇḍavās reached a dense forest. Exhausted from their travels, they all fell asleep at night, except for Bhīma, who kept watch. In the same…… ImageImage
25. Princess Chitrangada - Wife of Arjuna
Manipur was a kingdom in India during Mahabaratha period. It was ruled by a king named Chitravahana. He had a daughter named Chitrangada, whom he named after Madhulika flower. For multiple generations, the dynasty did not have more than…… Image
26. Princess Uttara - Wife of Prince Abhimanyu
In the Mahabharata, she is described to be the daughter of Queen Sudeshna and King Virata, at whose court the Pandavas spent a year in concealment during their exile. She was the sister of Uttar and Shankha. Uttarā learned dance…… ImageImageImageImage
27. Radharani - Divine companion of Shri Krishna
Radha, also called Radhika, is a Hindu goddess and the chief consort of the god Krishna. She is worshiped as the goddess of love, tenderness, compassion, and devotion. She is the avatar of goddess Lakshmi and is also described as…… ImageImage
28. Rati - Wife of Kamdeva
Rati was the daughter of Daksha Prajapati and was the wife of Kamdev, god of love in Hinduism. Rati means repose, rest, pleasure, enjoyment, delight, fondness. Pleasures of love, and sexual passion or union were personified as Goddess Rati. Kamdev was…… ImageImageImageImage

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