Goddess Khokhi Devi – Information about Khokimata

Khokhi Devi is a regional deity worshipped mainly in Varanasi. Goddess Khoki Devi is a manifestation of Mother Goddess Shakti. People offer worship to Khokimata for early cure from cold and cough.

Khokh means to cough.

Such deities are formed when there is a great epidemic. The belief is that Mother Goddess Shakti takes a new forms every time when her children are in distress.

Goddess Khokhi Devi is mainly worshipped in Benaras or Varanasi