Agni: the holy fire

Agni: the holy fire

Agni is a reference to the fire-element, as well as the devatā who carries the same. Symbolizing one of the five base elements, some scholars have equated the worship of Agni to a more pre-hindu period where the worship mainly consisted of the visible elements of the...
Matangi

Matangi

Mātangi is the name of one among the ten Mahāvidya. Specifically Mātangi is among the three Siddhividyas namely Kamalātmika, Mātangi and Bagalambe. Siddhividya refers to those who give the knowledge necessary to accomplish the native’s task in this world. They...