She is Maha Devi, the Great Goddess, the Mother of all beings, divine and mortal. Taking the warrior form of Her avatar, Goddess Durga, She departs on Her lion mount to meet the demon. A battle of nine days and nine nights ensues, during which Devi decimates Mahisha's armies using lesser Goddesses produced from Her
Durga - the goddess of power and strength, is perhaps the most important goddess of the Hindus. She is a multi-dimensional Goddess, with many names, many personas, and many facets. As Mahishasuramardini or Shakti, she is the destroyer of evil - with her ten mighty arms carrying lethal weapons she triumphantly slays the demon Mahishasura.
Lakshmi or Mahalakshmi is the Hindu Goddess of wealth, fortune, love and beauty, the lotus flower and fertility. Representations of Mahalakshmi (or Shri) are found in Jain and Buddhist monuments, in addition to Hindu temples. Generally thought of as the personification of material fortune and prosperity, she is somewhat analogous to the Greco-Roman Aphrodite or
Mother Saraswati is the Goddess of Learning. Her blessings are vital to our advancement and happiness. Goddess Saraswati is described as being white colored and wearing radiant white garments that represent her pure Sattvic nature. She carries the vina, a musical instrument which symbolizes the vibrational harmony of all life. She holds the Vedas (all
The Lalitha Sahasranama is one of the famous prayers of Sri Lalitha Tripura Sundari Devi, details her charms from head to foot, and describes her as a mother to all beings in the World. Lalitha sahasranamam is a very powerful prayer of Sri Lalitha Tripura Sundari Devi especially auspicious to chant this on Fridays. Goddess
Annapurna or Annapoorna is the Hindu Goddess of nourishment. Anna means food and grains. Purna means full, complete and perfect. Annapurna is the respected Supreme Goddess who is full, complete and perfect in food and grains. She is the symbol for the One who grants nourishment on every level. Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati used
Goddess Gayatri is also worshipped as the Hindu Trimurti. Some also consider her to be the mother of all Gods and the culmination of Lakshmi, Parvati and Sarasvati. Gayatri Devi is an incarnation of Saraswati Devi, consort of Lord Brahma, symbolising the "shakti" (strength) and "dev" (quality) of Knowledge, Purity and Virtue. Saraswati Devi is
In the name "BALA TRIPURA SUNDARI" the word 'Bala', you can feel the sweetness when you utter this name. Sri Bala’s worship is a stepping stone to Sri Vidhya Upasana. Tripura rahasyam, a treatise on Saktham, highlights that goddess Maha Tripura sundari is indulgent in child-play as she portrays herself in the form of a