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While reading what ISKCON has to say over the authenticity of the Devi Bhagavatam, I found some people saying that the controversial Purana saying that Lakshmi and Saraswati to be the daughters of Maa Durga when other scriptures say that Saraswati is the daughter of Brahma and Lakshmi the daughter of Bhrigu and Khyati. So is this true that the Devi Bhagavatam says that Lakshmi and Saraswati of being the daughters of Parvati?

The link where I found this bizarre claim is here: http://www.iskcondesiretree.com/forum/topics/devi-bhagwatam-or-devi-purana-controversy

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    Daughter here could mean Lakshmi and Saraswati are born from Adi Para Shakti. This is similar to Shiva Purana saying Vishnu and Brahma are Shiva's sons and Vishnu Purana saying Shiva and Brahma are Vishnu's sons. – The Destroyer Jun 12 '17 at 10:05
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    I did read somewhere in net these... Once a saint asked from shiv, who is your father? Shiv replied Narayan is my father. Then saint again asked who is ur grand father? Shiv replied Brahma is my grand father. Saint with curiosity asked who is your Peternal grand father (parh dada) then Shiv make him shocked by saying that I am perternal grand father of myself. Thats mean Brahma, Vishnu and Shiv all are like circle in which no one is bigger than anyone and no one is smaller that anyone. And same goes to Parvati, Lakshami and Saraswati. – Rishabh Jun 12 '17 at 10:45
  • @Rishabh u said that in reverse order – Surya Kanta Bose Chowdhury Jun 12 '17 at 14:42
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There is nothing bizarre or surprising in it.

Even the Brahmanda Purana says that Mother Lalita recreates the entire universe and recreates every deities including Lakshmi and Saraswati.

H. At the end of this great fire sacrifice, all of you (the performers of the Yaga) should jump in to the Homa Kunda (fire pit). While doing so, you must possess absolute devotion.

I. Then, Lalita Parameshwari will manifest.

J. She will be seated in a chariot called Chakra Raja Ratha.

K. She will create Parabrahma in the name of Kameshwara and will have Him as Her consort.

L. This couple will re-create the entire universe, which will turn out to be more beautiful than the previous creation.

M. Lalita Parameshwari will bring Manmatha back to life.

The Lalita Parameshwari so manifested, created a male form from within Herself. His name was Kameshwara. By her power of will, she created 4 different weapons.

A. From the left eye, which was of the nature of Soma (moon) came Brahmaand Lakshmi Devi.

B. From the right eye, which was of the nature of Soorya (sun) came Vishnu and Parvati.

C. From the third eye, which was of the nature of Agni (fire), came Rudra and Sarasvati.

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Swami Vijnanananda in his Foreword to his translation to the Devi Bhagavatam says:

What the Srimad Bhagavat is to the Vaisnavas, the Devi Bhagavatam is to the Saktas. The question of the priority of the two Bhagavatas has been often discussed more in the spirit of partisians rather than that of sober scholars.

The subject of The coming in this world of Laksmi, Ganga, and Sarasvati is covered in the 9th book, Chapter 6. The birth of Laksmi is in the 9th book, Chapter 40. You might want to read the first part of book 9 to get a better feeling for the cited chapters.

You can find Swami Vijnanananda's translation here - http://www.sacred-texts.com/hin/db/index.htm

I think you will find that there is some distortion in the website you cited.

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