INDIAN MYTHOLOGY

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SHASTI

Picture of SHASTI from our Indian mythology image library. Illustration by Chas Saunders. Read the full story here.

Indian Protection Goddess

Protector Goddess of Newborn Babies

Six days after being born, babies are very prone to demon attacks. This is when you need SHASTI, who will ride in on her sacred cat and drive them away.

SHASTI FACTS AND FIGURES

Name : SHASTI
Location : India
Gender : Female
Type : deity
In charge of : Protection
Celebration or Feast Day : Unknown at present
Good/Evil Rating : GOOD, quite approachable
Pronunciation : Coming soon
Alternative names : None known
Popularity index : 51

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Article last updated on 28 January 2014 by the Godchecker Team.

Editors: Peter J Allen, Chas Saunders

References: Coming soon.

Cite this article:

Saunders, Chas, and Peter J. Allen, eds. "SHASTI: Goddess of Protection from Indian mythology." Godchecker. Godchecker/CID, 28 Jan. 2014. Web. 25 July 2014.

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