Dasamahavidya, Dus Mahavidyas (Dasa Mahavidya)

Dasamahavidya

Dasamahavidya, also spelt as Dus Mahavidya or Dasa mahavidya, are a group of ten aspects of the Divine Mother or Shakti. In Sanskrit, Mahavidya means the great knowledge or wisdom. The ten Goddesses are known as the givers of great knowledge. Devi Bhagavata Purana describes the importance and spiritual significance of Dasamahavidya. Here are the […]

Chinnamasta: Goddess Chinnamastika Mahavidya

Goddess Chinnamasta who is also known as Chinnamastika or Prachanda Chandika is the Goddess of Striking Force whose head is severed. She is one of the ferocious aspect of the Dasamahavidyas. She is often depicted as the one who has severed her own head and in her two hands she holds a sword and her […]

Chinnamasta Devi & her consort Lord Shiva

Chinnamasta Devi Mahavidya

Chinnamasta is that the god of transformation. Goddess Chinnamasta is advised as the Hindu God of courage and judgment, and reaches in the fifth position amidst the 10 Mahavidyas. Chinnamasta is furthermore renowned by the names Chhinnamastika and Prachanda Chandika. She is one amidst the Mahavidyas, the data Goddesses, and is probably the foremost appalling […]