Santoshi Mata is a relatively new goddess in the Hindu pantheon. She is venerated as “the Mother of Satisfaction”, the meaning of her name. Santoshi Mata is particularly worshipped by women of North India and Nepal. A vrata(ritual fast) called the Santoshi Maa vrata performed by women on 16 consecutive Fridays wins the goddess’ favor.Santoshi Mata emerged as the goddess in the early 1960s. Her cult initially spread through word of mouth, vrata-pamphlet literature, and poster art. Her vrata was gaining popularity with North Indian women.
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