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Re: Indian Goddess



In <ghenDt5MFw.AA5@netcom.com> Balasubramaniam santhanam
<santhan@ee.gatech.edu> writes: 
>
>"Kumari" in the language of Tamil (official language of the state of 
>Tamilnadu of India) means a young and beautiful woman. The goddess 
>"Kanyakumari" is worshipped at the place Kanyakumari (southern most 
>part of India). The significance of the name and plce is that the
goddess 
>in human form (unmarried and young and beautiful) is in the act of 
>penance.

Kumari is also the name of the consort of Lord Kumara, another name for
Lord Skanda.

Jack




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