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Rohini, red, was a minor Hindu goddess of good fortune mentioned in epic and Puranic literature. She was among the benevolent naksatras; daughter of Daksa and consort of Candra (Soma); and mother of Buda.

In Jainism, Rohini is the goddess of learning. She is one of the sixteen vidyadevi headed by the goddess Sarasvati. A.G.H.


Jordan, Michael, Encyclopedia of Gods, New York, Facts On File, Inc. 1993, p. 221

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