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Goddess Bandi Devi

Goddess Bandi Devi is a manifestation of Mother Goddess Shakti and information about her is found in the Kashi Khand of the Skanda Purana. She is worshipped in murti form in a temple in Varanasi located near the Dasaswamedh Ghat. Bandi Path is a popular prayer dedicated to the Goddess.

The popular belief is that offering prayers to Goddess Bandi will help childless couples in getting children. She also blesses devotees with prosperity.

She is known as the giver of children and protector from hardships.

Tuesday is the day associated with Goddess Bandi Devi.

It must be noted that in prayers associated with Goddess Bandi she is equated with Goddess Durga. 

Her story is similar to that of Goddess Durga fighting various demons that ends with the annihilation of Mahishasura.