Goddess Abar Mata, also referred as Ma Abar, is a manifestation of Mother Goddess and is worshipped mainly in certain parts of Madhya Pradesh. She is a village deity. The main temples dedicated to the Goddess are located in Chhatarpur and neighboring districts in Madhya pradesh.
Goddess Abar Mata is a fierce form of Goddess Shakti. The murti of Goddess has four or eight arms. She depicts the characteristics of Durga, Kali and Chamunda. She rides on her vehicle which is a tiger or lion.
She is worshipped for peace, prosperity, protection, good agriculture, healthy children, early cure of diseases and for victory over enemies.
Abar Mata removes darkness caused by Adharma. She upholds righteousness by protecting those who practice Dharma.