Goddess Binikei, also referred as Maa Binikia, is a manifestation of Mother Goddess and is worshipped mainly in Odisha. She is also a tantric deity. The main temple dedicated to the Goddess is located at Binikei in Angul District in Orissa and is known as Binikei Pitha.
Goddess Binikei is fierce goddess. She is seen as standing on a man. She also holds the body of another man. Thus the murti symbolizes destruction of evil and protection of devotees.
She removes darkness caused by people practicing Adharma. She upholds righteousness by protecting those who practice Dharma.
She is worshipped for peace, prosperity, protection, healthy children, early cure of diseases and for victory over enemies.