Mata Katyayani - माता कात्यायनी
या देवी सर्वभूतेषु माँ कात्यायनी रूपेण संस्थिता। नमस्तस्यै नमस्तस्यै नमस्तस्यै नमो नम:।।
To destroy demon Mahishasura, Goddess Parvati took the form of Goddess Katyayani. It was the most violent form of Goddess Parvati. In this form Goddess Parvati is also known as Warrior Goddess. According to religious texts Goddess Parvati was born at the home of sage Katya and due to which this form of Goddess Parvati is known as Katyayani.
Rides (सवारी): Magnificent Lion(शोभायमान शेर)
Four Hands: She carries lotus flower and sword in her left hands and keeps her right hands in Abhaya and Varada Mudras.
Expression (मुद्रा): Most violent form
Assigning Planet (ग्रह): Brihaspati (गुरु)
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