sapta mātrika: The seven mothers

sapta mātrika: The seven mothers

jigyāsā


प्रेतसंस्था तु चामुण्डा वाराही महिषासना।
ऐन्द्री गजसमारूढा वैष्णवी गरुडासना॥
माहेश्वरी वृषारूढा कौमारी शिखिवाहना।
लक्ष्मीः पद्मासना देवी पद्महस्ता हरि प्रिया॥
देवी कवच ९ – १०

pretasaṁsthā tu cāmuṇḍā vārāhī mahiṣāsanā |
aindrī gajasamārūḍhā vaiṣṇavī garuḍāsanā ||
māheśvarī vṛṣārūḍhā kaumārī śikhivāhanā |
lakṣmīḥ padmāsanā devī padmahastā hari priyā ||
devī kavaca 9 – 10

cāmuṇḍā is situated on a ghost, vārāhī on a bull, aindrī is seated on an elephant, vaiṣṇavī on an eagle, māheśvarī on a Taurus, kaumārī on a peacock, lakṣmī whose hands are adorned with whilst seated on a lotus flower.

Left to right:
Sampathkari Devi
1. Brahmani Devi – The consort of Lord Brahmā
2. Vaishanvi Devi – The consort of Lord Visnu
3. Maheshvari Devi – The consort of Lord Shiva
4. Kumari Devi – The consort of Kartikey (The son of Lord Shiva)
5. Varahi Devi – The consort of Lord Varaha (The second incarnation of Lord Visnu)
6. Indrani Devi –…

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