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Ashwarooda Devi – About Hindu Goddess Aswaruda Devi

Ashwarooda Devi is one among the numerous incarnations of Goddess Shakthi. She made her appearance when Goddess Lalita Devi was fighting Demon Bhandasura. The greatness about Aswaruda Devi is found mainly in Brahmanda Purana.

It is believed that Aswarooda Devi appeared from the Pasham, or rope, of Goddess Lalitha Devi. She sat on a horse named Aparajitha and led a horse troupe in the battle against Bhandasura.

The Devi is depicted as having four hands. She holds in her hands pasham (noose or rope), ankusham (goad), small whip and reins of horses.

Symbolically, this goddess represents the one who controls the mind that moves fast like a horse in all directions. She is propitiated for gaining control of mind.

Ashwarooda Devi Mantra

Om Ashwaroodaya Devi Namah

The mantra is to be chanted 108 times on a Friday morning. The person chanting the mantra should plant trees and feed animals on the day.

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