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durga

Paranormal
A supremely radiant warrior goddess in the Hindu construct.
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The tenth and Final day of the Festival is dedicated to the goddess Durga.
If the characters are read separately, however, yong [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] as "brave" and meng [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] as "fierce," the second character meng [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] might have been intended as a translation of Durga: literally, durga means "difficult to access" and can refer to a place like wilderness, where the fierce goddess Durga dwells, and of which she might be conceived as a personification.
INDIA: A powerful bomb that last night exploded during a Hindu festival to worship the goddess Durga, killing four people including one child, and seriously wounding 24 others, is believed to have been planted by Islamic extremists.
Central Java, The Hindu Goddess Durga, 9th-10th century, volcanic stone, 33 x 15 x 5" (84 x 38 x 13 cm), Los Angeles County Museum of Art, gift of Anna Bing Arnold, M.
GODDESS Durga ( Sherawali) seems to be showering more than her blessings on Rashtriya Janata Dal president Lalu Prasad.
Artisans at Kumartoli, the largest hub of clay modellers in West Bengal, where they make the statue of goddess Durga, are a worried lot as a large number of idols are yet to be finished.
An eight-month-old infant was axed to death by his father, who said he committed the gruesome act to please the Hindu goddess Durga (Kali).
Now they plan to demonstrate outside the Shree Laxmi Narayan temple in a bid to get the ten-foot, fibre-glass image of goddess Durga put back on public display.
During his tenure he went on to edit another 12 volumes on varied subjects from Tibet to Goddess Durga and the region of Sindh, author two books, and contribute numerous articles, book reviews, and editorials.
Year after year, according to legend, the goddess Durga leaves her husband and accompanied by her children, comes to visit her parents.
Durga Puja - worship of the goddess Durga - is the biggest festival in the Bengal calendar and sees millions of people worldwide offer prayers, offerings and music to the supreme god.
In March he travelled to Greece to help resolve a dispute after an Athens bar angered members of the local Asian community when it displayed a statue of the Hindu goddess Durga in its window.