Goddess Ambika is one of the forms of Parvati or Durga. Widely worshipped, Ambika, also referred to as Devi, Amba is the goddess of autumn and harvest. She is the Divine Shakti and rids her devotees of all their sufferings and provides them comfort. She is either represented with four arms as in the case here or with eight arms. The benign face is representative of the grace and blessings that she showers on her devotees.