Matangi Jayanti - Matangi Mahavidya Jayanti



Goddess Matangi is one of the Dasa Mahavidyas. She is a manifestation of Goddess Parvati. Matangi Jayanti is believed to be the day when she made her appearance on earth. Matangi Jayanti 2014 date is May 2. In some regions it is marked on May 1. It is observed on the Vaishakh Shukla Paksha Dwitiya day – second day during the waxing phase of moon in Vaishakh month as per traditional Hindu calendar in North India.

This form of Mother Goddess Shakti is only worshipped in very rare temples.

Some scholars also associate Goddess with Madurai Meenakshi who is worshipped at the famous Madurai Temple in Tamil Nadu.

You can read more about Goddess Matangi in this article.