Goddess Indrani | Shakti of Lord Indra

Goddess Indrani shakti of lord indra

Goddess Indrani, Aindri, Mahendri, Shakri or Vajri, is one of the Saptamatrikas (the seven divine goddesses) who is regarded as the shakti of Lord Indra. She gets her name from Lord Indra who is the king of heaven and has similar weapons and vehicle as him. Goddess Indrani is generally depicted as having four arms and […]

Kaumari Devi – Goddess Koumari, Kumari Mata

Kaumari Devi (Kumari, Koumari Devi) is one of the Saptamatrikas (Seven Divine Mothers). Goddess Kaumari Devi is referred as the Shakti of Skanda (Lord Kumara). Koumari Devi is also considered as Astamatrikas (Eight Divine Mothers). Kaumari is also known as Kartikeyani and Ambika. Kaumari Devi is the power of Lord Kumara (Murugan or Kartikeya or […]

Saptamatrikas, Sapta Matrikas

Saptamatrikas or Sapta Matrukas are a group of seven powerful Goddesses always depicted together in Hindu Scriptures. Goddesses – Brahmani, Vaishnavi, Maheshvari, Indrani, Kaumari, Varahi, and Chamunda or Narasimhi are known as Saptamatrikas. Sometimes they are also depicted as Ashtamatrikas. These Goddesses are worshipped for personal and spiritual rejuvenation. As per the Devi Purana, Matrikas […]

Saptamatrika Navratri, Sharad Navratri Puja of Seven Divine Mothers

Saptamatrika Navratri is the 10-day festival to worship Saptamatrakas – Seven Divine mothers. During Sharad Navratri, saptamatrakas along with dwarapalaka devatas are worshipped in Tamil Nadu. In 2015, Saptamatraka Navratri along with Durga Saran Navaratri begins on October 13 and ends on October 22. Brahmi (Brahmani), Maheshwari, Kaumari, Vaishnavi, Varahi, Indrani, Chamundi, Vajreshwari, etc are […]

Goddess Brahmani, Brahmi Mata

Goddess Brahmi, Brahmi Mata

Goddess Brahmani, Brahmi Mata, is one of the saptha matrikas – the seven divine mothers and is regarded as the kind and benevolent aspect of the Devi. She takes her name from Lord Brahma. Brahmani Mata is the first among Saptamatrika Goddesses. It is said that She came out of the mouth of Goddess Kali […]

Goddess Vaishnavi, Shakti of Lord Vishnu

Goddess Vaishnavi, Shakti of Lord Vishnu

Goddess Vaishnavi is one of the sapta matrikas – seven divine goddesses who is regarded as the Shakti of Lord Vishnu. She gets her name from Lord Vishnu and is believed to have born out of the body of Vishnu. Vaishnavi Devi is depicted similar to Vishnu but only in the feminine form and she […]

Goddess Maheshwari, Shakti of Lord Shiva

Goddess Maheshwari shakti of lord shiva

Goddess Maheshwari (Rudrani, Raudri or Maheshi) is one of the sapta matrikas – seven divine goddesses , who is regarded as the shakti of Lord Shiva. Devi Maheshwari gets her name from Lord Shiva who is also known as Maheshwara and is believed to have born out of the body of Lord Shiva. She is […]

Goddess Chamunda: Charchika, Chamundi

chamunda matrika

Goddess Chamunda is one of the Saptamatrikas (the seven divine goddesses) who is the power of the Goddess Chandi. She is also called Chamundi or charchika and is very much similar to Goddess Kali. Goddess Chamunda gets her name as the one who killed the demons Chanda and Munda. She was originally a goddess worshipped […]

Goddess Varahi | Shakti of Lord Varaha Swamy

varahi devi

Goddess Varahi is one of the Saptamatrikas (the seven divine goddesses) who derives her name from Varaha, one of the ten incarnations of Lord Vishnu. Goddess Varahi Devi is seen as the feminine energy of Lord Vishnu and holds the same weapons as him. Some puranas also interpret Goddess Varahi as being the energy of […]

Kaumari Puja: Koumari Pooja

Kaumari Puja or Koumari Pooja is a ritual or vrata dedicated to Goddess Kaumari, also spelt as Koumari Devi. In 2013, Kaumari Puja date is August 15. Kaumari Devi, also known as Kumari or Koumari Devi, is one of the Saptamatrikas (Seven Divine Mothers). Goddess Kaumari Devi is referred as the Shakti of Skanda (Lord Kumara). […]

Brahmani Puja 2011 – Brahmi Puja

Goddess Brahmani or Brahmi is one of the Sapta Matrikas, seven divine mothers in Hinduism. Brahmani Puja is observed on Jyeshta Shukla Navami, ninth day in bright fortnight of Jyeshta month. In 2011, Brahmani Puja date is June 10. Goddess Brahmani is considered as Kuldevi by many Kshatriya communities. The famous temple of Goddess Brahmani […]

Aindri Puja or Indrani Pooja during Ashada Navratri

Aindri Puja or Indrani Pooja is observed during Ashada Navratri. In 2017, the date of Aindri Puja or Indrani Pooja is July 2. Aindri, also known as Indrani, Indri, Mahendri, Devendri, Shakri and Vajri, is one of the Saptamatrikas, the seven devine mother Goddesses who helped Goddess Shakti in demolishing Shumbha and Nishumbha. Appearance of […]