Goddess Siddhalakshmi

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In tantric texts, this goddess is described as white.


This goddess with five heads is said to "rest on a lotus and Shiva." Tantric ritual handbooks from Kashmir include descriptions of the visualization of this specific goddess. Her left hands hold, from top to bottom, a goad, manuscript, noose (broken), the gift-giving gesture, and a hatchet. In her right hands are a sword, trident, skull-staff, skull cup, and the gesture of protection.
Goddess Siddhalakshmi

Goddess Siddhalakshmi


India, Himachal Pradesh, 11th century

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