Kamala – A form of Lakshmi, one of the ten Wisdom Goddesses or the “Das Mahavidyas”
Kamala is an aspect of Goddess Lakshmi – the goddess of wealth and prosperity and consort of Hindu God Vishnu, the preserver. She is shown as seated or standing on a lotus, and hence, got the name – Kamala. Kamala was emerged from the Kshir Sagar, the ocean of milk, when Gods and Demons churned it, known as Samudra Manthan. She is depicted four-armed goddess, standing on a lotus, holding a pot containing wealth, a lotus, and bestowing her worshippers with wealth and prosperity. She is cladded in white sari and white elephants are showering water on her.