Goddess Naikba Devi, also referred as Ma Naikba, is a manifestation of Mother Goddess and is worshipped mainly in Maharashtra. She is a village deity. The main temples dedicated to the Goddess are located in Satara and Sangli District in Maharashtra.
Goddess Naikba Devi is a kind form of Goddess Shakti. She showers motherly love on her children. The murti or idol of Naikba Devi symbolizes kinds and motherly affection.
She is worshipped for peace, prosperity, protection, good agriculture, healthy children, early cure of diseases and for victory over enemies.
A main attraction of the murti is the large eyes. Her hands are in blessing posture. She is dressed like a Marathi woman.
Naikba Devi removes darkness caused by Adharma. She upholds righteousness by protecting those who practice Dharma.