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Goddess Gnanambika – About Hindu Goddess Jnanambika


Goddess Gnanambika is an incarnation of Mother Goddess Shakti. It is believed that Goddess Jnanambika along with Shiva helps a devotee in attaining wisdom necessary to overcome illusion and rest constantly on the Supreme Truth. The form of Goddess Gnanambika is mostly widely worshiped in South India especially in temples dedicated to Shiva in Tamil Nadu.

As the Goddess is associated with knowledge there are also many people who equate Goddess Jnanambika with Goddess Saraswati.

In most of the temples, Goddess Gnanambika is worshiped along with Shiva.

The divine couple shows the importance of family life and the glory of Grihastashrama.