After her trip to Nepal and hiking around the Annapurna Circuit, Megan Ellison a Hollywood producer named her company Annapurna. Annapurna is the Hindu Goddess of food and nourishment. In Sanskrit, “Anna” means grain and “Purna” means full. She is considered the Avatar of Parvati, the cohort of Shiva.
Akshaya Tritiya (day of the spring festival) is considered to be the birth-date of the goddess Annapurna. Many people consider the day to be very auspicious for buying gold jewelry.
ANNAPURNA is the Hindu goddess of nourishment and a famous mountain in Nepal. I trekked the 145 mile circuit in 2006. pic.twitter.com/CldyawSH5U
— Megan Ellison (@meganeellison) July 18, 2015