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Goddess Mangala – About Hindu Goddess Mangala

Goddess Mangala is a manifestation of Mother Goddess worshipped in many regions in India. She is a subsidiary deity in many shrines especially in South India. She is the goddess of auspiciousness.

Goddess Mangala has ten hands and she carries shoola, akshamala, dhanus, a mirror, bana, khetka, khadga and Chandra. The remaining two hands are in Varada and Abhaya pose.

She is depicted as seated on a throne and wears a crown or jata makuta. She is also adorned with various ornaments.

Goddess Mangala is a happy form of Mother Goddess. She always appears with a playful smile.