By Swami Harshananda
Sometimes transliterated as: Ksemankari, KSemaGkari, Kshemankari
Kṣemaṅkari literally means ‘one who brings about the welfare of beings’.
One of the nine aspects of Durgā (Navadurgās) is called ‘Kṣemaṅkari’. She is shown with four arms exhibiting:
- Triśula - trident
- Kamala - lotus
- Pānapātra - drinking bowl
- The Concise Encyclopedia of Hinduism, Swami Harshananda, Ram Krishna Math, Bangalore