[Advaita-l] Anya Devata

Satish Arigela satisharigela at yahoo.com
Tue Jul 27 01:35:13 CDT 2010

>Some names of the mAtR^ika-s might interest the person who posed this question.  
>Like for example vaiShNavI, nArasiMhI, vArAhI etc. Since the number mentioned is 
>16, technically they could be referring to both sapta mAtR^ika-s and/or the 
>skanda mAtR^ika-s.

It might also interest you to note that according to the vaiShNava(pA~ncharAtra 
in particular) Agama, these sapta mAtR^ika-s should be worshipped and offered 
bali(sAttvika bali of-course) in viShNu temples.


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