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Annapurna


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A benevolent, household form of the Goddess (perhaps a reconstitution of Iḍā), whose worship averts famine. Regarded as the goddess of plenty, she is worshipped either as a full-bellied pot, or as a female figure with a ladle across her lap. Annapūrṇā has a popular temple in Vārāṇasi.

Subjects: Hinduism.


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