About Kaushiki

'Kaushiki'(MahaSaraswati) is a Hindu goddess. She is an affiliation of Shakti and a form of Parvati Devi. Her beauty had attracted many asuras who met her as messengers in her glittering beautiful palace. She was a great woman warrior, raised on her fierce lion or tiger. This form of her fierce fire was the essence of her beauty. There are many temples for her worship. She also has 8 hands and Trishula, chakra, pestle, etc. in them. She is also known as Goddess Ambika in SkandaPuran 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 called Jwala Devi at her Shakti Peetha location. According to the Devi Mahatmya, her daughter is Chamunda, a goddess who was originally a deity of only some tribes in India.
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 .