Hindu mythology


Picture of the Indian War Goddess Durga from our Indian mythology image library. Illustration by Chas Saunders.

Hindu War Goddess

Also known as DURGHA

Warrior Goddess, and really great at killing demons

She has lots and lots of arms and armaments! You name it: Discusses, thunderbolts, flares, skulls, words, snakes and drums.

She is a goodie at heart, but when you take on 120 million demons at a time all mounted on elephants you can’t afford to mess around.

She also has nine additional manifestations called the NAVADURGAS. See also UMA, and if you fancy the idea of an alternative reincarnation, try KARNI-MATA.

Durga Facts and Figures

Name: Durga
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: DURGHA

Gender: Female
Type: deity
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present

In charge of: War
Area of expertise: War

Good/Evil Rating: GOOD, quite approachable
Popularity index: 21154

Article last updated on 30 November 2017 by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders

References: Coming soon.

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