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Matangi Jayanti - Matangi Mahavidya Jayanti

Goddess Matangi is one of the Dasa Mahavidyas. She is a manifestation of Goddess Parvati. Matangi Jayanti is believed to be the day when she made her appearance on earth. Matangi Jayanti 2019 date is May 7. It is observed on the Vaishakh Shukla Paksha Tritiya – third day during the waxing phase of moon in Vaishakh month as per traditional Hindu calendar in North India.


The skin color of Goddess Matangi is greenish blue. She is associated with Tantra Kriyas. She is associated with magic and Indrajal. She is the custodian of the complete knowledge of Tantra.  She is the goddess associated with all forms of sound, music and fine arts. She is also associated with Sidh Vidya.

With her sound, she controls all living beings and keeps a check on those who are inclined towards Adharma.

She is also associated with Vashikaran and Sammohan Vidya.

On earth, Goddess Matangi is the daughter of Matang Muni.

She is also known as Ucchishta Chandalini.

She has three eyes and four arms. She wears crescent moon on her head.

She holds veena and skull in the right hands. The upper left hand holds sword and the lower left hand is in Abhaya Mudra. Sometimes she is depicted as having eight arms.

She is always seen with a parrot.

She keeps chanting the Beeja Mantra Hreem.

She is propitiated by couples having sexual compatibility and other problems.


She also fulfills desires related to sex and love.

This form of Mother Goddess Shakti is only worshipped in very rare temples.

Some scholars also associate Goddess with Madurai Meenakshi who is worshipped at the famous Madurai Temple in Tamil Nadu.