Durga (Shakti / Devi) is one of the most popular goddesses among the Hindu people. Devi represents strength, morality, power and protection. Goddess Durga is the divine mother, who protects people from evil forces of selfishness, jealousy, hatred, anger and ego. Durga Devi Mantras form the part of prayers offered to the goddess. Goddess Durga is a form of Shakti and is believed to be the deity of vengeance and victory. In Sanskrit Durga means as the one who is indomitable and cannot be conquered. The origin of goddess Durga is related to the terror of demon Mahishasura. It was to end this demon that goddess Durga incarnated and received great weapons and powers from all the gods. Many a times the goddess is hailed as the mother of the Universe.