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n. Hinduism
A mother goddess having various roles and manifestations, especially as Durga, Lakshmi, and Sarasvati, the female counterparts to the male gods of the Trimurti.

[Sanskrit devī, feminine of devaḥ, god; see dyeu- in Indo-European roots.]


(Hinduism) a Hindu goddess and embodiment of the female energy of Siva
[Sanskrit: goddess; see deva]


(ˈdeɪ vi)

a Hindu mother goddess.
[< Skt, feminine of deva god]
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Noun1.Devi - Hindu mother goddessDevi - Hindu mother goddess; supreme power in the universe; wife or embodiment of the female energy of Siva having both beneficent and malevolent forms or aspects
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Chicago IL: Umiya Mataji Sanstha Chicago Midwest (UMSCM) Celebrated colorful legendary Festival of Holi, symbolizing victory of God over Evil by Hindu's all over the word, by sprinkling colors with Dancing & Chanting,.
Shri Arvind Pandey, Education Minister, Shri Bhole Ji Maharaj, and Smt Mangala Mataji, founders of Hans Foundation, Shri Balaraj Passi, Former Member of Parliament, Shri Sahadev Singh Pundir, MLA Sahaspur and other MLAs of Dehradun district were also present as Guests of Honour.
The organisations that are opposing Hardik's demand, include Umiya Mata Sanstha from Unjh, Khodaldham Kagwad in Rajkot, Vishwa Umiya Foundation, Samast Patidar Samaj in Surat, Umiya Mataji Mandir in Sidsar and Sardar Dham in Ahmedabad.
Welcoming the trinity of Alpesh Thakore, Hardik Patel and Jignesh Mevani, who are leading agitations in Gujarat, Gandhi began his speech with 'Jay Mataji, Jay Sardar and Jay Bhim'.
Currently, the NIORDC is in talks with these firms, Shahabeddin Mataji told Shana.
Extremist Khamenei adviser Ali-Reza Mataji said: "If Iran agrees with this [July 14 pact] our nuclear industry will be hand-cuffed for many years to come".
Towards the end of the fourth year of governance by the CNCI Government, Acharyasri Atma Prakash Bharat and his wife Mohini Mataji are called to the Himalayas by the spirit of their dead guru, the Air Force Baba.
In the name of our almighty God, who is greater than American imperialism,'' said Alireza Mataji, a 26-year old organizer of the event, "we are granted permits for meetings because we represent the people and pay ourselves.
23, 2014, people around the world will gathered to honor the life of Her Holiness Shri Mataji Nirmala Devi on the third anniversary of her passing.
This was unveiled by Pujya Sri Rama Prana Mataji in the presence of Swami Padmasthananadaji, Secretary, Ramakrishna Mission Ashrama, T Nagar, Chennai and Sri N V Subramaniam of Saraswathi Vaggeyakara Trust.
The subjects were motivated by showing videos that contain shri Mataji Nirmala devi's speech which conveyed various benefits of Sahaja yoga meditation.