Divine Mothers

Divine Mothers Cologne Sanskrit Dictionary under mAtRkA: Divine Mothers ....are closely connected with the worship of Siva and are described as attending on his son Skanda or Karttikeya , to whom at first only 7 Matris were assigned , but later an innumerable number ; also the 13 wives of Kasyapa are called , {lokAnAmmAtaraH}) MBh. R. Pur. Hcat. (RTL. 222 &c.). 7 Divine Mothers Brahmi, Mahesvari, Kaumari, Vaishnavi, Varahi , Indrani, Camunda