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Jayachandi – Story of Goddess Jayachandi

Jayachandi is a manifestation of Goddess Shakti. She is mostly associated with the Chandi appearance of Shakti. As Goddess Jayachandi, she is the destroyer of all unwanted desires that takes a human being away from the path of moksha (liberation). Story of Goddess Chandi is mostly associated with the Mahishasuramardini form of Goddess Durga.

Goddess Jayachandi is three-eyed like Shiva. The goddess has cream complexion. She has two arms and she holds lotus.

Jaya Chandi is propitiated by devotees to keep out destructive desires.

It must be noted that Goddess Chandi appeared in the battle against Mahishasura to annihilate demons like Shumbha, Nishumbha, Chanda and Munda.

Some of the popular forms of Goddess Chandi are Devichandi, Mangala Chandi, Jayachandi, Olaichandi, Kuluichandi and Celaichandi.