Goddess Durga: Kali, Bhagvati, Bhavani, Ambika, Lalita, Gauri, Kandalini, Java, Rajeswari, and has nine appellations: Skandamata, Kushmanda, Shailaputri, Kaalratri, Brahmacharini, Maha Gauri, Katyayani, Chandraghanta and Siddhidatri.
The Devi Puranas state that Durga is the warrior manifestation of Goddess Adishakti. Durga means the "Invincible One". Therefore, Goddess Adishakti is the Divine Mother of the Universe who had taken birth on Earth as Parvati to win and woo Shiva.
Adishakti. in the form of Durga rides a tiger. She represents the fundamental creative instinct underlying the cosmos, and is the energizing force of all divinity, of every being and every thing.