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gauri vak

gauri vak gauri vak splits salila (wavy water of the universe) into 1,2,4,8, 9, 1000 parts.
 
 
Vac (gauri) as the original author of the unverse. The epithet gauri appears as a name of VAc in Naigh. 1.11 (see Van Buitenen, loc. cit., 178 ff.
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Gauri is the Mother Durga who symbolizes divine supremacy, energy, woman power, and fertility. During this time, female relatives give their blessings to Rebecca to remove obstacles and to bring good fortune to the her. Rebecca offers prayers to the goddess Gauri seeking the blessings of prosperity and a long and happy married life.
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