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Gods and Goddess of India: Durga

Gods and Goddess of India: Durga
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Item Code: NAB080
Author: B.K.Chaturvedi
Publisher: Books for All
Language: English
Edition: 1996
ISBN: 8173861447
Pages: 115
Cover: Hardcover
Other Details: 4.5" x 5.5"
Goddess Durga, the most popular Goddess in the Hindu belief, is described to be also the most ferocious female deity. She is the slayer of the most deadly demons and the protector of the weakest. What made her character acquire such ferocity? Why does she have the special worship at the time of the Navaratra? Why do the devout especially invoke her blessings at the change of season? Not only answer to these questions are given in a most logical way in this book but it also contains the Hindi/Sanskrit texts and their Hindi – English translations of all the popular hymns, prayers etc; devoted to this grand Goddess.

About the Author:

Dr. B.K. Chaturvedi was born in a village, Holipura (Agra, U.P.) on 3rd August 1945 in a reputed family, he had his education in Allahabad (M.Sc.) and Bangalore. Having served for a couple of year in HMT, he is now a freelance author, journalist and poet in New Delhi for about two decades. He has many articles/ poems / books published in both Hindi and English to his credit. Prominent among them is mattered verse translation in English the famous epic of modern Hindi: Kamayani. He has also rendered ' Srimadbhagawat Gita' and ' Sriramcharitamanas' into English. A prolific writer, he often writes for TV and Radio.

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Tales of Durga (Paperback Comic Book)

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Durga as Jaya (Miniature Painting)

Durga: The Dispeller of Darkness and Misery (Miniature Painting)

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Simhavahini Durga (The Goddess Who Rides A Lion) (Silk Painting)

Durga and the Untamability of Nature (Batik Painting)

Ista Devi Durga (Madhubani Painting on Hand Made Paper treated with Cow Dung)

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