American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. Hinduism Shiva's wife and the benevolent manifestation of the mother goddess Devi.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A Hindu divinity: same as Durga.
- n. Hinduism A Hindu goddess, the goddess of love, devotion and power; nominally the second consort of Shiva, the Hindu god of destruction and rejuvenation.
- n. A female given name used in India.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. (Hinduism) The wife of Siva and a benevolent aspect of Devi; the goddess of plenty.
- n. wife of Siva and a benevolent aspect of Devi: Hindu goddess of plenty
- From Sanskrit पार्वती (Pārvatī). (Wiktionary)
- Sanskrit Pārvatī, from pārvatī, mountain stream, from parvataḥ, mountain. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“The child is named Parvati, that is, daughter of the mountain.”
“At the second Tribal Council, Jerri called Parvati a "huge threat" because she "has been kicking butt" and has friends in the jury, while Parvati said that she has been protecting”
“STAR TV's soapstress Sakshi Tanwar aka 'Parvati' from hit serial Kahaani Ghar Ghar Kii elated the crowds with her presence as she joined in with the Diwali on the Square celebrations.”
“I suspect that Russell will get his ass handed to him on a platter fairly early on and Parvati might put together another all-female alliance.”
“I really thought Parvati had swung the votes away from Courtney, but that was really the only surprise in tribal council.”
“I thought Parvati would get more of the votes at the end – I think she played a savvy game, but was tainted by her affiliation with Russell in the final analysis.”
“The annual festival, marking the day when Goddess Parvati presented a weapon to Murugan to vanquish a demon army, celebrates the victory of good over evil.”
“Kali and Parvati are said not to be opposites, but rather to be the same energy, shared in different forms.”
“They go to the heart of the Kali/Parvati balance I love so much.”
“I can't do justice to the full richness of the story in this piece -- but the center message surrounds two Hindu goddesses, Kali and Parvati.”
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