Phul Mata


Phul Mata

Phul Mata was a Hindu Mother Goddess, mentioned in epic and Puranic literature. A Shakti who in Hinduism gradually became one of the saptamatara, she was regarded as of evil intent, inflicting sickness on children under seven years of age. This deity was particularly known in Bengal.

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Jordan, Michael, "Encyclopedia of Gods", New York, Facts On File, Inc. 1993, p. 204


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