Hindu Mythology

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SHASHTHI

Hindu Protection Goddess

Also known as Shashti

Picture of the Hindu Protection Goddess Shashthi from our Hindu mythology image library. Illustration by Chas Saunders.

Protector Goddess of Newborn Babies

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

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Shashthi Facts and Figures

Name: Shashthi
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: Shashti

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

In charge of: Protection
Area of expertise: Protection

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Article last revised on November 04, 2018 by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders

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