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Meaning & History

Means "flax" in Sanskrit. This is another name of the Hindu goddess Parvati. In Hindu texts it is said to derive from the Sanskrit exclamation उ मा (u ma) meaning "O (child), do not (practice austerities)!" which was addressed to Parvati by her mother.

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actresses, flora, flowers, goddesses, nature, plants
Entry updated December 8, 2017   Contribute