The Goddess Multiplies Her Forces Calling Forth Seven Shaktis, Who Are Seven Aspects of human consciousness.
Thus, in The Devi Mahatmya, Ma Chandika and Maha Kali, The Twin Aspects of The Goddess, when Fighting the asuras, are joined by The Seven Shaktis of Brahma, Shiva, Kumara/Skanda, Vishnu, Indra, Varaha and Narasimha. There Issued Forth Mata Chandika’s Own Terrifying Shakti, Who Came to be Known as “Shivaduti” since Mata Shivaduti Sent Lord Shiva Himself as Her Messenger to the asura lords. Together The Nine Shaktis destroy the mighty asuras in no time.
Mata Shakti Symbolized As Aspect of human consciousness
Each Mata Shakti (Goddess) is said to Preside over a particular aspect of human consciousness and is linked to a graha (planet) in astrology. The Nine Mata Shaktis (Goddesses) have been linked with aspects of Consciousness as given below:
|Goddess or Shakti||Graha||Aspect or Function of Consciousness|
|Chandika or Her Shakti ‘Shivaduti’||Sun||Soul or Self|
|Aindri or Indrani||Venus|
|Kali or Chamunda||Saturn|