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The half-Narayana half-Lakshmi form is referred in the renowned Tantrik compendium named Sharadatilaka composed by Lakshmana Desikendra as the presiding deity of the Keshavâdi Mâtrikânyâsa which is employed while worshipping with Vaishnava mantras. The iconography as stated in Sharadatilaka is :- हस्तैर्बिभ्रत् सरसिजगदाशङ्ख चक्राणि विद्यां पद्मादर्शौ ...


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Namaste Trace everything honestly and join the dots : Devi Mahatmya, MarkanDeya Puran, Devi Bhagwat, Rahasya-TrayaM (the three-fold secret). The secret: MahaLakshmi = Adi ParA Shakti who becomes the various Goddesses. EDIT: REF: Please see quotes added at the end of this answer from Rahasya TrayaM I - Pradhanika Rahasya DurgA is a manifestation of MahA ...


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Vishnu married two wives because he promised he would marry one of his wives in her previous births. Also, when he marries them, it isn't a relationship of lust, it is bhakti(devotion). It says in this site:.


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I was confused whether should I comment or answer your question, but it's better I write this in the form of an answer. Lakshmi-Ganesh is one of the 32 forms of Ganapati. And the rule is you cannot establish two idols of the same God, if you do you need to perform every puja twice, but its better not to keep same gods idol at one place. Keeping this in mind ...


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Goddess Lakshmi is sister to Lord Shiva . Goddess Durga is sister to Lord Vishnu . Both of these brother and sister duology share similar traits . For example , Lord Shiva drank halala to save the all the comsic and material worlds . Goddess Lakshmi also loves all the bhootha ganas same way and always accompanies Lord Vishnu in his duty .. Lord Vishnu and ...


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Since you're asking strictly for Rig Veda, the answer would be in the negative. The word "Narayana" does not even occur in Rig Veda Samhita. The word "Lakshmi" occurs once: RV 10.71.2: सक्तुमिव तितउना पुनन्तो यत्र धीरा मनसा वाचमक्रत । अत्रा सखायः सख्यानि जानते भद्रैषां लक्ष्मीर्निहिताधि वाचि ॥ Where the wise created Speech with intent ...


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Srimad Bhagavatm 1.2.7 vāsudeve bhagavati bhakti-yogaḥ prayojitaḥ janayaty āśu vairāgyaṁ jñānaṁ ca yad ahaitukam 𝐁𝐲 𝐫𝐞𝐧𝐝𝐞𝐫𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐝𝐞𝐯𝐨𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧𝐚𝐥 𝐬𝐞𝐫𝐯𝐢𝐜𝐞 𝐮𝐧𝐭𝐨 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐏𝐞𝐫𝐬𝐨𝐧𝐚𝐥𝐢𝐭𝐲 𝐨𝐟 𝐆𝐨𝐝𝐡𝐞𝐚𝐝, Ś𝐫ī 𝐊ṛṣṇ𝐚, 𝐨𝐧𝐞 𝐢𝐦𝐦𝐞𝐝𝐢𝐚𝐭𝐞𝐥𝐲 𝐚𝐜𝐪𝐮𝐢𝐫𝐞𝐬 𝐜𝐚𝐮𝐬𝐞𝐥𝐞𝐬𝐬 𝐤𝐧𝐨𝐰𝐥𝐞𝐝𝐠𝐞 𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐝𝐞𝐭𝐚𝐜𝐡𝐦𝐞𝐧𝐭 �...


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Yes according to srimad devi bhagwatam every one is her children and there is nothing bad in that that's why she is called jagatmata which means the mother of the universe. Even during durga puja we bengalis depict maa laxmi and maa saraswati as the children of maa durga. It's just that in adi parashakti form i.e. maa lalita tripura sundari or maa ...


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Lakshmi is also Durga because she is a Shakti. All the Shaktis are Durga so that means Durga killed Mahisasura but then Lakshmi, Parvati, and Saraswati all killed Mahisasura too by collecting their powers and making a form who is Durga. Durga is a incarnation of Lakshmi, Parvati, and Saraswati. Just how all the Gods form Bramhan, all the Goddesses form Durga ...


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