The Term Prati means reverse and Angiras means attacking. Devi Pratyangira is the one who reverses any black magic attacks. Pratyangira Devi is also called Atharvana Bhadrakali, Narasimhi and Simhamukha Lakshmi is a Hindu Goddess associated with Shakti. Pratyangira is an incarnation of Goddess Chandi/Durga and the divine tattva energy of Lord Narasimha, an incarnation of Lord Vishnu. Prathyangira is described as a powerful goddess with a male lion’s face. She has a female human body representing the union of Lord Vishnu with Goddess Lakshmi and Lord Shiva with Goddess Shakti. This combination of lion and human forms represents the balance of good and evil. In Shaktism, Pratyangira is Siddhilakshmi, a form of Guhya Kali. In Durga tradition, Pratyangira is Purna Chandi, the fiery destructive power of Brahman. In the Vedas, Pratyangira is Atharvana Bhadrakali, the goddess of Atharva Veda and magical spells. Worships dedicated to Pratyangira is performed at many places for the welfare of the people and for eliminating the influences of evil forces. Pratyangira Devi Homam (Havan) is performed on days of Amavasya.