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Annapurna

In Geography, Annapurna is a mountain and number 10 of the 14 Eight Thousanders. In mythology Annapurna is linked with Parvati the Goddess of Daily Bread. Filled with food, Goddess of Daily Bread. Shiva as a mendicant priest, was very hungry. He was given food by his wife Parvati, or Ambi Annapurna, the mountain-goddess who is identified with the mountain Annapurna. He was so grateful that he embraced her until he became one with her. This unity in love has been represented in sculptures known as Ardhanari. Cited from Website: Annapurna
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