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On #WomensDay #womensday2018 #InternationalWomensDay

Let's discuss d stature #women have in #Hinduism

Hinduism splits d primordial divine energies into Shiva& Shakti.Nothing can exist without d existence of dese opposing yet complementary forces

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(1/10)
Aditi–1st Mother,Goddess of space,infinity and timelessness. A protective Goddess who helps u overcome obstacles.

Agneya–Daughter of the fire God Agni & guardian of the south east direction.

Ammavarua–The Goddess who laid the egg from which Brahma,Shiva& Vishnu hatched.(2/10)
Aranyani–Goddess of d forest &d creatures that live dere.

Banka Mundi–Goddess of d hunt & fertility.

Chhaya-Goddess of d shadows & consort of Surya,d Hindu sun God.

Durga-A fierce, demon fighting Goddess who sits upon a lion.Her name means one who alleviates suffering.(3/10)
Gayatri–Personification of Gayatri mantra.

Jyestha–Goddess of misfortune,she is d opposing force 2 her sister Lakshmi,Goddess of wealth& abundance.

Kali–Dark mother&Goddess of death&destruction.She represents our worst fears &the freedom dat we gain when we conquer them(4/10)
Kamadhenu –A bovine Goddess and mother of the sacred cow.

Lakshmi –Hindu Goddess of abundance of spiritual and material wealth.

Maya – The Goddess of illusion through which the material world manifests. She keeps us occupied so we do not see the deeper spiritual truths.(5/10)
Nirriti – Goddess of death and corruption and guardian of the southwest.

Parvarti – Consort of Shiva and mother of Ganesh. She is the Goddess of love and devotion.

Periyachi – A midwife Goddess associated with the protection of infants.(6/10)
Narashimhika–She is d eternal creative energy known as Shakti. Depicted with d head of a lion& the body of a woman she symbolises the balance between good &evil.

Radharani –she shows by example how 2 devote yourself 2 d divine.She is also known as Radha.(7/10)
Ratri – Goddess of the night- time, she is often referred to as Ratridevi.

Saranya – The beautiful Goddess of the clouds and the dawn. She is married to Surya the sun God.

Saraswati – Patron of the arts, music and sciences, she is the Hindu Goddess of Wisdom.(8/10)
Shakti-The active, creative feminine energy of the divine.

Shasti-The Goddess of Marriage & Children.She's also responsible for the fertility of the land.

Sita-Incarnation of Goddess Lakshmi.

Tulsi-A personification of the Holy Basil.Leaves r included in Prasadam.(9/10)
Ushas-Goddess of the dawn.

Vishwambhari-Goddess of Karma

Source-(Goddess-Guide)

In every aspect of Human life & nature we worship women.
Women are given equal position in our texts as mentioned initially where Shiva & Shakti are incomplete w/o each other. (10/10)
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