Prasuti

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Prasuti
The beautiful wife of Daksha
Personal information
ConsortDaksha
ChildrenSvāhā
Khyati
Sati
Parents
Sati — the most famous daughter of Prasuti

Prasuti (प्रसूति, Prasūti) is a Hindu goddess, who is the daughter of Svayambhuva Manu[1] and Shatarupa;[2] wife of Daksha[3][4] and mother of many daughters by him, including the goddess Sati.

Marriage and children[edit]

Marriage of Daksha and Prasūti was the first marriage in Hinduism. Daughters were born to them; some of them are: Svaha (wife of her uncle Agni), Swadha (wife of Pitras) and Sati (the first wife of Shiva). Another daughter, Khyati, is married to the sage Bhrigu; their child is the great goddess of beauty and wealth – Lakshmi.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Suresh Chandra. Encyclopaedia of Hindu Gods and Goddesses. p. 252.
  2. ^ Prasuti is the youngest daughter of her parents.
  3. ^ Hansa B. Bhatt (2004). A critical study of the Mahābhāgavatapurāṇam. p. 492. "Daksa accompanied by his wife Prasuti..."
  4. ^ B. K. Chaturvedi i Bhojraj Dwivedi (2016). Linga Purana. "Daksha married Prasuti and they had twenty four daughters..."