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By Jit Majumdar
Sometimes transliterated as: Aparna, AparnA, Aparnaa
- without leaves
- one who does not even consume leaves
- 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.