Karni Mata

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Karni
La statue de la déesse entourée des rats sacrés (Temple de Karni Mata) (8423510937).jpg
Goddess of War
The Invincible One
Incarnation of Durga
Devanagari करणी माता
Abode Western Rajasthan
Consort Lord Shiva
Mount Lion

Karni Mata (Hindi: करणी माता or Karniji;) (Karni Mata is also referred to as Nari Bai) (circa 2 October 1387 – circa 23 March 1538,[1]) was a female Hindu warrior sage born in the Charan caste. Also known as Shri Karniji Maharaj, she is worshiped as the incarnation of the warrior goddess Durga by her followers.[1] She is an official deity of the royal families of Jodhpur and Bikaner.

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Gahlot, Sukhvir Singh (1982). Rajasthan directory & who's who. Hindi Sahitya Mandir. p. 20. 

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