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n. Hinduism
Shiva's wife and the benevolent manifestation of the mother goddess Devi.

[Sanskrit Pārvatī, from pārvatī, mountain stream, from parvataḥ, mountain; see per- in Indo-European roots.]
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(Hinduism) Hinduism goddess consort of the god Siva, associated with mountains
[from Sanskrit: the mountain-dwelling one]
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A folklore describes how he liked to have 'ladoos' prepared by his grandmother, Meenavati, the wife of King Himavan and the mother of Goddess Parvati. Ganesha's birth kindled a fire of joy, love and motherhood, both in Goddess Parvati and her mother Meenavati.
Parvati Kalhi was busy washing clothes along with and her elder daughter Chundri Kolhi on the bank of the canal near Sujji Mori locality when she saw her younger daughter aged four years, falling into the canal and being swept away.
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The life of Parvati, a minor character in that earlier novel, becomes intricately entwined with Bhima's in this sequel.
He is the 28-year-old cousin of the victim,' said Parvati, Additional Sub-Inspector at Subhash Nagar Police Station.
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My husband did not let me touch a mobile phone for the longest time, fearing that I might break it or spoil it," recalls Parvati Kushwah, the designated Internet Saathi of Sewakapura.
And when Shiva arrived to find a strange child guarding Parvati's