Definition of Devi in English:

Devi

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Pronunciation: /ˈdeɪvi
 
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Hinduism
  • 1The supreme goddess, often identified with Parvati and Sakti.
  • 1.1 (devi) Indian (In general use) a goddess.
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    • The gurudwaras, or Sikh temples, have always been decorated with pictures of Hindu devas and devis.
    • The essence of a woman in all its intensity, variety and even banality is sought to be captured through the portrayal of devis and yoginis in the 70-odd paintings.
    • It resembled a cave and there was a six-foot idol of Lord Ganesh with nine devis.
  • 1.2Indian Used after the first name of a Hindu woman as a form of respect: Deval Devi
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    • Renu Devi has been his life-partner of 54 years.
    • Ragini Devi, in the attempt to make what she had learned in India communicate to the western audience at home, even set Bharatanatyam movements to western music.
    • Ragini Devi, an American woman from Minneapolis, was convinced she had been a Hindu in a previous life and was reincarnated to devote her life to Indian dance.

Origin

from Sanskrit.

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