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Manudevi – About Goddess Manu Devi

Goddess Manudevi is a manifestation of Mother Goddess Shakti. She is the kuldevata, or family deity, of thousands of families in Jalgaon area in Maharashtra. Goddess Manu Devi is believed to have manifested first in the Satpuda Ranges in Maharashtra.

Legend has it that when the power of the demons became uncontrollable, Brahma, Vishnu and Shiva assembled in a cave and meditated. Mother Goddess Shakti then appeared as Goddess Manu Devi and decided to bring down the rule of the demons.

She then took numerous forms and destroyed all the he demons including Mahishasura, the chief of the demons.

A popular shrine and ancient shrine dedicated to Goddess Manu Devi is located at Adgaon near Jalgaon in Maharashtra.

Goddess Manu Devi is a fierce form of Mother Goddess Shakti but to her devotees she is the kind and caring mother. Childless couples find relief at her feet. She also bless children with good health.