Divine Mothers

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Parvati

Parvati is a Hindu goddess. Parvati is Shakti, the wife of Shiva and the gentle aspect of Mahadevi, the Great Goddess. Parvati is nominally the second consort of Shiva, the Hindu god of destruction and rejuvenation. Parvati is the mother of the gods and goddess, Ganesha and Skanda (Kartikeya).

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Yashoda

Yashoda was wife of Nanda within the Puranic texts of Hinduism. Within the Bhagavata Purana it is described that Yasoda later became the foster-mother to Krishna, who was born to Devaki but was given to Yashoda and Nanda in Gokul, by Krishna's father Vasudeva on the night of his birth, for his protection from Devaki's brother, the king of Mathura, Kansa.

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Anjana

Anjana was the mother of Hanuman, one of the heroes of the Indian epic, the Ramayana. According to one version of the story, Anjana was an apsara named Punjikastala, who came to earth and married Kesari, a monkey chief. Vayu, god of the wind, carried the divine power of Lord Shiva to Anjana's womb, and thus Hanuman was himself an incarnation of Lord Shiva. Anjana is also referred to as the one with true love to both sexes.

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Jijabai

Jijabai, the mother of Shivaji, has been one of the strongest influences on the great Maratha leader. She was the only person in his life whom he whole-heartedly respected and had and unwavering loyalty towards. She was a great source of inspiration for Shivaji and was responsible for cultivating the spirit of bravery and humanism in him. She helped young Shivaji to dream of an independent Maharashtra and inculcated in him the spirit of tolerance, justice and fair play. By far the greatest influence in Shivaji`s life, his guardian deity and protector was also a woman. She is known to have made rare but extremely enlightening appearances to the great Maratha leader.

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Kaushalya

Kausalya in the Indian Rāmāyaṇa epic was the eldest of King Dasaratha's three wives and a queen of Ayodhyā, she was the daughter of the King of the Kosala Kingdom. She was the mother of Rama, the king of Ayodhya, upon whom the story of the Ramayana is based.

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Kunti

Kunti devi is the mother of the eldest three of the Pandava brothers from the Indian epic Mahābhārata. Her story is also told within the Bhagavata Purana, wherein she speaks on the philosophy of devotion of Krishna, known as Bhakti yoga. Kunti is thus held as a figure of great importance within many Hindu traditions and especially with worshippers of Krishna (Vaishnavas).

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Mary

Mary was a Jewish woman of Nazareth in Galilee who lived in the late 1st century BC and early 1st century AD, and is considered by Christians to be the first proselyte to Christianity. She is identified in the New Testament and in the Qur'an as the mother of Jesus through divine intervention. 

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