About Mata Katyayani ji | Sixth Avtar,Swarup of Durga Mata









The goddess of Vrindavan, she is depicted as having four arms and three eyes, she is seated on a lion. She is the sixth swarup of Ma Durga and is known as Mata Katyayani. The son of “Kat” was “Katya”. Rishi Katyayan was born in this “Katya” lineage. Katyayan had observed penance with a desire to get Ma as his daughter. As a result she took birth as a daughter of Katyayan. Therefore her name is “Katyayani” . She killed the demon Mahishasur.

To get Krishna as a husband gopis worship Ma Katryayani in Vraj. So she is established as the Queen of Vraj.