Saubhagyagauri, Saubhāgyagaurī: 1 definition


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Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Source: Puranic Encyclopedia

Saubhāgyagaurī (सौभाग्यगौरी).—A particular kind of image of Devī Pārvatī. When the image of this goddess Pārvatī is fixed and consecrated as having the posture with one of the left hands touching the head and shoulder and the other hand holding a mirror, one of the right hands holding fruit and the other one being held high, it is called Saubhāgyagaurī. (Agni Purāṇa, Chapter 50).

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The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.

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