About Ambika (goddess)

Ambika is generally the name of Adi Shakti or Shakti, consort of Parashivam. She has eight arms, holding multiple weapons. She is also known as Bhagavati or Chandi. She is also considered Adi Shakti herself and Mother of the Universe as well as all beings which is also the meaning of the name "Ambika".she is the goddess in skanda purana and Devi Mahatmya(part of the Markandeya Purana),who appeared from the body of Parvati and slayed the demons Shumbh and Nishumbh. She is also identified as Amba, Durga, Bhagavathi, Parvati, Bhavani,Ambe Maa,Sherawaali,Mata raani etc.
The goddess Saraswati

Hindu goddesses – The cosmic powers of the Vedas

Devī is the Sanskrit word for 'goddess'; the masculine form is deva. and deva mean 'heavenly, divine, anything of excellence', and are also gender-specific terms for a deity in . The concept and reverence for goddesses appears in the Vedas, which were composed around the 3rd millennium BCE. Goddesses such as , , , , , and have continued to be revered in the modern era. The medieval era Puranas witness a major .