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Tridevi refers to three supreme goddesses, wifes of tridev - Lakshmi (wife of Visnhu), Saraswati (wife of Brahma), Parvati/ Kali (wife of Shiva).[1]


Saraswati is the goddess of learning and arts, cultural fulfillment. She is the cosmic intelligence, cosmic consciousness, and cosmic knowledge.

Lakshmi is the goddess of wealth and fertility, material fulfillment. However, she does not signify mere material wealth like gold, cattle, etc. All kinds of prosperity, glory, magnificence, joy, exaltation, or greatness come under Lakshmi.

Parvati/ Mahakali the goddess of power and love, spiritual fulfillment. She also depicts the transformational power of divinity, the power that dissolves multiplicity in unity.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Female Hindu deities – the Tridevi - Nature of Ultimate Reality in Hinduism - GCSE Religious Studies Revision - Edexcel". BBC Bitesize. Retrieved 2021-11-21.
  2. "Tridevi - the three supreme Goddess in Hinduism". Hindu FAQS. 2015-03-18. Retrieved 2021-11-21.