Maa Annapurna


Devi Adishakti and is known as the Goddess of food and nourishment. Worship and offering of food are highly praised and therefore, the Goddess Annapurna is regarded as a popular deity. She is a manifestation of the Goddess Parvati, the wife of God Shiva. The most prominent temple of the Annapurna Devi Mandir is in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India. Since Akshaya Tritiya is considered to be the birthdate of the Goddess Annapurna, the day is believed to be very auspicious for buying gold jewellery.