Annai Maha Varahi resides in the Sri Chakra in the 16th Pragaram. She is a symbol of purity, peace and prosperity. She emerged from the Angusam (weapon) of Devi Sri Lalitha Parameshwari. She is the commander of the battalion of Sri Raja Rajeshwari. Varahi is one of the Saptha Mathrukas - Seven Divine mothers. Varahi is classified as the fifth among the seven “Mother-like” divinities (Saptmatrukas) and hence called Panchami.
She protects the devotees against all odds and guides him/her along the right path. One who worships her will be relieved from evil forces. Sri RajaRajeswari took the incarnation of Sri Maha Varahi to eliminate the cruel demon Pandasura.
Divinity manifests from age to age in the human form in order to re-establish Dharma (righteousness) and to guide all mankind back to the righteous path and to guide all mankind to the path of inner self. Goddess Sri Maha Varahi is one such manifestation.
She has deep beauty that gleams from inside her soul and will warm every one with her energy . She is a boar headed Goddess portrayed as sitting on a Lion. Her black complexion symbolizes her transcendental nature. She is a Minerva – goddess of wisdom and beauty . She is the celestial beauty with eight hands Each hand has a Sangu, Chakram, Gadhai, Kadgam, Mushalam, Damaragam, Abayavaradam and Ulakkai. She is draped in 'Silk Robes and Jewellery'.
Worshipping her, a faithful devotee becomes a pure refined soul. Since she is an epitome of Gnana (Knowledge) worshipping her will encourage oneself to attain knowledge in abundance which is the stepping stone for success in life.
She is the epitome of Rajarajeshwari. She has been patiently and gracefully waiting to reveal herself with her heart ready to receive us.