Anna-Purna

Hindu - A food-goddess. An aspect of Kali or Parvati. When Shiva complained of hunger, the sage Narada told him to blame his wife Parvati; he then told her to blame her husband. Parvati begged for food and was able to feed Shiva, who in gratitude became unified with her as a single entity, depicted in art as Ardhanari. Also identified as Anna-Purna, Annapurna, Annapurna, Apnapurna, Apnapurna, Ardhanari, Ardhanari, Ardanari, Ardhanari-Ishvara, 'half-woman', Kali, Kali, Black One, The, Kamakhya, Ambi(ka), Ankalamman, Bhadrakali, Bhagavati, Bhavani, Bhimadevi, Bhramari, Bhuta-Nayaki Black One, Devi, Dewi, Digambara, Durga, Gana-Nayaki, Gauri, Girija, Ishani, Kali Ma, Kamaks(h)i, Kanyakumari, Kapalini, Karala, Karali, Kotari, Karna-Moti, Katyayani, Kirati, Kumari, Mahadevi, Mahakali, Mahes(h)vari, Mahisha-Mardini, Parvati, Pinga, Pitari, Raktadanti, Rudrani, Sati, Shakti, Simha-Vahini, The Black One, Uma, Vijaya, Javanese Ambu Dewi, Lara Jonggrang, Ratu Lara Kidul, Pacific Batari, Canda, Parvati, Parvati, Adrija, Ahladini-Sadini, Aja, Amba, Bhutamata, Haima(va)ti, Kamakshi, Manasa, Mangata, Mhalsa, Raudri, Snow Queen, Tripura, Vindhya-Vasini, Balinese Parwati, Prawati or Cambodian Lady Po Nagar.

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