इन्द्राणी  हिन्दी देवनागरी में पढ़ें।

indrani devataon ke raja indr ki patni hain. inake doosare nam 'shachi' aur 'paulomi' bhi hain. indrani asur puloma ki putri thin, jinaka vadh indr ke hathon hua tha. rigved ki deviyon men indrani ka sthan pradhan hain. ye indr ko shakti pradan karane vali aur svayn anek richaon ki rishi hai. shalin patni ki yah maryada aur adarsh hain aur grih ki simaon men usaki adhishthatri hain.

karyakshetr

apane kary kshetr men indrani vijayini aur sarvasvamini hain aur apani shakti ki ghoshana vah rigved ke mntr[1] men is prakar karati hain-

'ahn keturnh moordha ahamugravivachini'.

arthath "main hi vijayini dhvaja hoon, main hi oonchaee ki choti hoon, main hi anullnghaniy shasan karane vali hoon."

  • rigved ke ek atyant sundar aur 'shaktisookt'[2] men vah kahati hain ki "main asapatni hoon, sapatniyon ka nash karane vali hoon, unaki nashyaman shalinata ke lie grahan svaroop hoon, un sapatniyon ke lie, jinhonne mujhe kabhi grasana chaha tha." usi sookt men vah kahati hain ki "mere putr shatruhnta hain aur meri kanya mahati hai"- 'mam putra: shatruhanoatho mam duhita virath.'

vividh roop

shaktamat men sarvapratham matri ki pooja hoti hai. ye mataen vishvajanani hain, jinaka devastriyon ke roop men manavikaran hua hai. isaka doosara abhipray shakti ke vividh roopon se bhi ho sakata hai, jo ath hain tatha vibhinn devataon se sambandhit hain. 'vaishnavi' ya lakshmi ka vishnu se, 'brahmi' ya brahmani ka brahma se, 'kartikeyi' ka yuddh ke devata kartikey se, 'indrani' ka indr se, 'yami' ka mrityu ke devata yam se, 'varahi' ka varah se, devi v eeshani ka shiv se sambandh sthapit hai. is prakar indrani ashtamatrikaon men se bhi ek hai. amarakosh men sapt matrikaon ka[3] ullekh hai:

brahmi maheshvari chaiv kaumari vaishnavi tatha.
varahi ch tathendrani chamunda saptamatar:॥

panne ki pragati avastha
adhar
prarambhik
madhyamik
poornata
shodh

tika tippani aur sndarbh

  1. rigved- 10, 159, 2
  2. shaktisookt 10, 159
  3. brahmityadyaastu matar:

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