About Maisamma

Maisamma, also known as Mesai and spelt also Mesko, Amma in Telugu or Aai in Marathi is a Hindu folk goddess. She is mainly worshipped as South Indian mother goddess, predominant in the rural areas of Telangana, Karnataka and Maharashtra. Her worship mainly focuses on curing diseases like smallpox, and chicken pox.
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 .