Karni Mata facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsKarni
|Incarnation of Durga|
|Other names||Ridhu Bai|
|Affiliation||Charans and Rajputs|
|Abode||Western Rajasthan(Marwar and Bikaner)|
|Mount||Lion and flanked by eagle|
Karni Mata (Hindi: करणी माता or Karniji;) (Karni Mata is also referred to as Nari Bai) (circa 2 October 1387 – circa 23 March 1538,) 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. She is an official deity of the royal families of Jodhpur and Bikaner.
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