Pratyangira Devi is considered one of the forms of Goddess Shakti, She is the goddess to counter the effects of the black magic. She is half human and half lion.
Pratyangira Devi is often depicted as the one with a dark complexion, ferocious and having alion’s face and riding on a lion.
It is said that when Pratyangira Devi shakes her Lion’s mane, she throws the stars into disarray. The beeja akshara of this Goddess is the word “Ksham”.