Das Mahavidyas - Ten Incarnations of Goddess Shakti
The Ten Mahavidyas are known as Wisdom Goddesses. The spectrum of these ten goddesses covers the whole range of feminine divinity, encompassing horrific goddess's at one end, to the ravishingly beautiful at the other. Mahavidya means (Maha - great; vidya - knowledge) Goddesses of great knowledge. These Goddesses are - Kali the Eternal Night Tara the Compassionate Goddess Shodashi the Goddess who is Sixteen Years Old Bhuvaneshvari the Creator of the World Chinnamasta the Goddess who cuts off her Own Head Bhairavi the Goddess of Decay Dhumawati the Goddess who widows Herself Bagalamukhi the Goddess who seizes the Tongue Matangi the Goddess who Loves Pollution Kamala the Last but Not the Least
The Mahavidya are ten particular incarnations of the Divine Mother, in which she represented herself in different yogas and on different occasions before she again became Uma, the wife of Lord Shiva. The spectrum of these ten goddesses covers the whole range of feminine divinity, encompassing horrific goddess's at one end, to the ravishingly beautiful at the other. These Goddesses are:Kali, Tara, Tripur Sundari, Bhuvaneshvari, Chinnamasta, Tripur Bhairavi, Dhumavati, Bagalamukhi, Matangi, Kamala.
Devotion to ten incarnations of Devi. Her blessings provide bhoga (fulfillment of materialisitic desires) and moksha (spiritual liberation).
Yantra may be kept in your home / office / altar facing North/ East /North East direction.