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Anumati – Vedic Goddess

Anumati is the name of a Vedic Goddess. Her name means ‘the favor of the gods.’ In the Vedas she is the goddess of love and is the goddess worshipped for healthy children. Her name is found in the Rig Veda and Atharva Veda.

In post Vedic scriptures, she is the daughter of Sage Angiras and is worshipped as a lunar deity.

In Puranas, She is the wife of Dhata, one of the Adityas. She is also mentioned as the mother of Purnima.

In some Puranas is also a personification of Goddess Shakti.