10 Significant Avatars Of Goddess Shakti

By: FPJ Web Desk | October 17, 2023

1. Tripura Sundari, a revered Hindu Goddess in Shaktism, is one of the ten Mahavidyas. She represents divine feminine power

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2. Tara: She is a form of Adishakti. The prominent center of her worship is the temple and cremation ground of Tarapith in West Bengal

3. Kali: Kalika is a significant Hindu Goddess in Shaktism. She destroys evil forces and serves as a divine protector

4. Bhuvaneshwari, the fourth among the ten Mahavidya Goddesses in Shaktism and a prominent aspect of Mahadevi, is revered as Adi Parashakti. She grants abundance, and spiritual growth, helps to overcome obstacles and help devotees to fulfil their wishes

5. Baglamukhi, also known as Pitambari. She impart knowledge to her devotees

6. Bhairavi, one of the ten Avatars of the Goddess is also known as Shubhankari, signifying her role as the doer of auspicious deeds for her devotees. She is a fierce aspect of the Goddess and is the consort of Bhairava, a powerful representation of Lord Shiva linked with destruction

7. Matangi is regarded as the manifestation of Saraswati, the Goddess of Music and Learning. She preside over knowledge, music, arts and speech

8. Dhumavati: Her appearance is that of an old, unattractive widow associated with inauspicious elements like crows and the Chaturmasya period. Her looks give a message to devotees to focus beyond outwardly feature and instead, seek deeper understanding of life

9. Chinnamasta is a fierce manifestation of Mahadevi, embodying contradictions within Hindu Mythology. She represents both the life-giving and life-taking aspects of Devi

10. Kamalatmika is regarded as the tenth and final Mahavidya and is the ultimate form of the Goddess Adi Parashakti

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