Hindu Mythology

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NIRRTI

Hindu Destruction Goddess

Also known as Nirhti, Nirrhiti

Hindu Goddess of Destruction, Death and Decay

A terrifying dark figure in a black dress, she is the stuff of nightmares and loves pain and horribleness in all its forms.

Only bribery in the form of humble and frequent offerings will keep her looking the other way.

One more thing. She sometimes becomes he under the name Nirrta.

Nirrti Facts and Figures

Name: Nirrti
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: Nirhti, Nirrhiti

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

In charge of: Destruction
Area of expertise: Destruction

Good/Evil Rating: BAD, best avoided
Popularity index: 1664

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Article last revised on September 18, 2018 by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders

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