Goddess Parvati, the divine wife of Lord Shiva, is Goddess Shakti herself. Goddess Pavathi is also known by other popular names such as Annapurna, Rajarajeshvari, and Lalitha Tripura Sundari. In Tamilnadu, Goddess is popularly known as Meenakshi.
Parvati is the daughter of the king of Parvatas, Himavan and the consort of Lord Shiva. She is also called Shakti, the mother of the universe, and variously known as Loka-Mata, Brahma-Vidya, Shivajnana-Pradayini, Shivaduti, Shivaradhya, Shivamurti, and Shivankari. Her popular names include Amba, Ambika, Gauri, Durga, Kali, Rajeshwari, Sati, and Tripurasundari.