Aparņā

From Hindupedia, the Hindu Encyclopedia

By Jit Majumdar

Sometimes transliterated as: Aparna, AparnA, Aparnaa


  1. without leaves
  2. one who does not even consume leaves
  3. another epithet for Goddess Pārvatī who performed such a severe penance to obtain Lord Śiva as her husband, that she gave up eating everything, including even leaves.