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A late one for the day…..

20 Apr

The King Daksha had a daughter who committed suicide as she was unable to bear the fact that her husband had not been invited to the great sacrifice when all other Gods were. What is the name of the lady being mentioned and what practice takes its name from her?

answer:Dakshini & Sati tradition

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Posted by on April 20, 2011 in DAILY DOSES

 

2 responses to “A late one for the day…..

  1. Prashant

    April 21, 2011 at 12:27 AM

    Dakshayani/Shakti

     
  2. quizquest

    April 21, 2011 at 6:14 PM

    This lady is actually called Gauri and because she was the daughter of Daksha hence the name Dakshayini.The practise is obviously Sati.

     

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