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Shirkai Devi – Information About Hindu Goddess Shirkai Devi

Goddess Shirkai Devi, also referred as Ma Shirkai, is a manifestation of Mother Goddess and is worshipped mainly in Maharashtra. She is a village deity. The main temples dedicated to the Goddess are located in Kolhapur and neighboring districts in Maharashtra.

Goddess Shirkai Devi is a fierce form of Goddess Shakti. The murti of Goddess has eight arms and is depicted as killing a buffalo demon. She depicts the characteristics of Durga, Kali and Chamunda.

She is worshipped for peace, prosperity, protection, good agriculture, healthy children, early cure of diseases and for victory over enemies.

Shirkai Devi removes darkness caused by Adharma. She upholds righteousness by protecting those who practice Dharma.