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“Indrani”



Goddess Indrani is one of the Sapta Matrikas – the seven divine mothers or Saptamatris in Hindu Religion. Goddess Indrani takes her name from Indra – the king of the Devas. She has similar characteristics of Indra and the same Vahana or vehicle – white elephant. A puja dedicated to Goddess Aindrani is performed during the Ashada Navratri.


Goddess Indrani is depicted as having four arms and she holds in two hands Vajra and a flag with a symbol of pot. The other two hands are in Varada and Abhaya Mudra.


Her complexion is red and she wears a crown and beautiful ornaments. She is believed to reside below a kalpaka tree.Indrani is usually depicted as sitting on her Vahana or Vehicle which is a white elephant.


She is believed to help in destroying jealousy.Goddess Indrani is rarely worshipped as an independent deity and is usually part of the Saptamatris.

 


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