Meladi Mata

Mata-ni-Pachedi: Meladi Mata

A folk goddess worshiped by the Vaghri community of Gujarat, Meladi Mata is identified by her mount, the black goat. In this Mata-ni-Pachedi painting, she is shown in the centre, a goddess with eight arms sitting astride a goat. She is framed by a shrine-like structure and smaller panels depicting deities and stories cover up… Read more »