Maa Bhubeneswari - The Mother Goddess of the Earth

Maa Bhuvaneshwari is one of the ten Mahavidyas, the Great Goddesses of Hinduism. She is known as the Mother Goddess of the Earth and represents the creative and sustaining aspect of the cosmos. Her name, Bhuvaneshwari, is derived from two words: Bhuvana, meaning “the Universe” or “the World,” and Ishwari, meaning “the Goddess” or “the Queen.” As such, She is believed to be the ruler of the universe, and Her divine presence is felt in every aspect of the natural world.

The Goddess Bhuvaneshwari is depicted as a Beautiful Woman seated on a lotus, holding a sceptre, a mace, a chakra, and a conch. She is often accompanied by lions or tigers, which represent Her power and strength. Her complexion is said to be the color of the rising sun, and She radiates a divine light that illuminates the entire Universe.

Maa Bhuvaneshwari is also associated with the energy of the root chakra, which is located at the base of the spine and is said to be the seat of primal life force energy or kundalini. By meditating on the Mother Goddess Bhuvaneshwari, devotees seek to awaken this energy and connect with the Divine power that sustains all of creation.