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Durga

In Hinduism Goddess Durga is considered to be the greatest goddess and was created by the gods to defeat the demon Mahishasur and his army who were  ravaging the world; the gods being powerless to fight the demon, as Mahishasur  had been granted his powers by the gods themselves.  Goddess Durga is the mother of the universe and is believed to be the power behind the work of creation, preservation, and destruction of the world. Since time immemorial she has been worshipped as the supreme power of the Supreme Being

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Lakshmi

Lakshmi is the embodiment of the superior feminine energy of the divine and is worshipped as the goddess of wealth, prosperity and love ( both material and spiritual ) as well as the embodiment of beauty. Lakshmi is a domestic household goddess and is worshipped daily but especially at full moon in October and on Diwal

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Saraswati

Since earliest times Saraswati has been identified with the Vedic Saraswati river and she is generally portrayed in white sitting on the banks of a river, with a peacock by her side. Saraswati  has four hands. In one hand she holds a book representing the Vedas. In another hand she holds a Mala of crystals representing the power of meditation and spirituality. Saraswati holds a Veena  ( a musical instrument ) and a pot of sacred water in the other hands. The sacred water represents creative and purification powers and the Veena represents the arts and sciences. Saraswati is adorned with simple jewels and gold representing her preference of knowledge over worldly material things

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