Goddess Kaumari on her Vahana, the Peacock

Also called Kārttikeyānī, Kaumari is considered the Shakti of Lord Skanda, and is also one of the Saptamatrikas, ‘seven Mothers' all of whom were looked upon as the different aspects of the goddess Śakti or Durgā,

Image of Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
Mati, cognition, on a higher level is the awakening of the third eye, looking out through the heart chakra, seeing through the maya, the interacting creation, preservation and dissolution of the molecules of matter.
—Gurudeva