Rohini, red, was a minor Hindu goddess of good fortune mentioned in epic and Puranic literature. She was among the benevolent naksatras; daughter of Daksa and consort of Candra (Soma); and mother of Buda.

In Jainism, Rohini is the goddess of learning. She is one of the sixteen vidyadevi headed by the goddess Sarasvati. A.G.H.


Source:

Jordan, Michael, Encyclopedia of Gods, New York, Facts On File, Inc. 1993, p. 221

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