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  • proper n. "the skilled one", is an ancient creator god, one of the Prajapatis.


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  • Yale junior Daksha Rajagopalan remembered Ms. Dufault reaching out in 2008 after they shared a physics class with only three women.

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  • A little time later, Daksha arranged a `yagna` where everyone except Lord Shiva was invited.

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  • Daksha was against their marriage but could not prevent it to happen.

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  • Daksha, the Lord of the Earth, and his wife, Menaka, had a daughter called Sati.

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  • She burnt herself in fire as protest against her father, Daksha did not give her consort Shiva the respect she thought he deserved.

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  • Sati, the wife of Daksha, was so overcome at the demise of her husband that she immolated herself on his funeral pyre.

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  • The sages then also withdraw, on which Daksha goes out, exclaiming, "I will give double presents to those who remain."

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  • Daksha, the father of Sati or Bhavani and father-in-law of the great god

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  • The gods and sages assemble on the occasion, Daksha accords them a cordial reception.

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