Goddess Varahi is another form of Goddess Parvati
, and she represents Lord Yama
's energy. Varahi is said to have been created out of the boar form of Lord Vishnu
. Varahi is often associated with Goddess Kamala, one of the Mahavidyas
. Varahi is classed as the fifth among the seven "mother-like" divinities (Saptmatrukas) and hence also called Panchami. With Kurukulla, she is granted the parental status to Sri-Chakra (Lalita Tripura-Sundari).
Varahiís face resembles a boar. Her complexion is dark and she wears silk and black jewelry. She has four hands and two of them hold a mortar and a plow. The other hands are in Abhayamudra and Varatha Karam. She is depicted as seated on a Peetam (seat), with her left foot supported by a small stool.