In Hinduism, Mahadevi or "Great Goddess" is the goddess or Devi that is the sum of all other devis – an all-encompassing female deity as the consort or complement to an all-encompassing male deity (Deva) or the Ultimate Reality (Brahman) in Shaktism. Mahadevi is the wife of Mahadeva who is Lord Shiva. Since Parvati is the wife of Lord Shiva, Mahadevi is Parvati.
Devī is the Sanskrit word for 'goddess'; the masculine form is deva. Devi and deva mean 'heavenly, divine, anything of excellence', and are also gender-specific terms for a deity in Hinduism.
The concept and reverence for goddesses appears in the Vedas, which were composed around the 3rd millennium BCE.
Goddesses such as Lakshmi, Parvati, Durga, Saraswati, Sita, Radha and Kali have continued to be revered in the modern era.
The medieval era Puranas witness a major .
Great Goddess, Adhi Shakti, is not only wise, violent but she is also the creator. She is very much in touch with her sexuality, fertility and related bodily functions. She is worshipped as yoni in her Kamakhya form. The name Kamakhya literally means ‘Sexual Desire.’
Kamakhya is also known as Siddha Kubjika, is an important HinduTantric goddess of desire who evolved in the Himalayan hills.
She is worshiped as Siddha Kubjika and is also identified as Kali .