Vārāhī

Varahi seated on a tiger.

Vārāhī seated on a tiger.

Vārāhī (Sanskrit: वाराही) or Vairali is described as the power of (the boar-headed form of Vishnu or Yama) the god of death, has a boar head on a human body and rides a ram or a buffalo. She holds a Danda (rod of punishment) or plough, goad, a Vajra or a sword, and a Panapatra. Sometimes, she carries a bell, chakra, chamara (a yak’s tail) and a bow. She wears a crown called karaṇḍa mukuṭa with other ornaments. ((Also see: http://www.shivashakti.com/varahi.htm and https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Varahi))