Vaishnavi (Matrika goddess)
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Warrior form of Lakshmi
|Affiliation||Devī, Mātṛkā, Lakṣmī|
|Mount||Garuda and rarely elephant|
She is the feminine form and is considered as the shakti of Vishnu. According to the "Durgāpūjātattva" (a Sanskrit ritual manual), she is one of the 64 goddesses to be worshipped during the Āvaraṇapūjā (“Worship of the Circuit of Goddesses”).
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