INDIAN MYTHOLOGY

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HARITI

Indian Children's Goddess

Also known as Haritiki

Buddhist Protector of Children

Originally an Iranian folk figure who was absorbed into the blossoming Buddhist movement. She is a Goddess of Children and she is always on their side.

Her husband PANCIKA is the head of the YAKSHAS and together they have five hundred children. As a Goddess of Children she must really really like kids. Or perhaps she gets some kind of discount.

HARITI FACTS AND FIGURES

Name : HARITI
Location : India
Gender : Female
Type : deity
In charge of : Children
Celebration or Feast Day : Unknown at present
Good/Evil Rating : GOOD, quite approachable
Pronunciation : Coming soon
Alternative names : Haritiki
Popularity index : 225

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Article last updated on 31 January 2014 by the Godchecker Team.
Editors: Peter J Allen, Chas Saunders

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