Avatars of the Hindu goddess Durga

Shailaputri, the daughter of the Himalayas, symbolizes purity, strength, and the divine feminine energy in Hindu mythology and worship.



Brahmacharini, an avatar of Durga, symbolizes devotion and spirituality, embodying the unmarried form of the goddess with grace.


Chandraghanta, adorned with a crescent moon, symbolizes courage, grace, and protection, embodying the fierce yet compassionate aspect of Durga.


Kushmanda, a Hindu goddess, is the creator of the universe, symbolizing primordial energy and the source of all existence.


Skandamata, mother of Skanda (Kartikeya), symbolizes motherly love, protection, and nurturing, revered during Navratri for her divine grace.


Katyayani is a fierce warrior goddess, born as the daughter of sage Katyayan, symbolizing courage, strength, and victory over evil.


Kaalaratri is the fierce form of Durga, symbolizing the destroyer of darkness and ignorance, embodying protection and fearlessness.


Mahagauri, the eighth form of Durga, symbolizes purity, serenity, and compassion, radiating peace and divine grace to devotees.


Siddhidatri is the bestower of spiritual powers and enlightenment, worshipped for granting blessings and fulfilling devotees' desires.