Ambika is generally the name of Adi Shakti or Shakti or Durga, consort of SadaShiva The Cosmic Male . She has eight arms, holding multiple weapons.
She is also known
as Bhagavati or Chandi. She is also considered to be Adi Parashakti herself and Mother of the Universe as well as all beings, which is also the meaning of the name “Ambika”. In Skanda Puran she slayed the demons Shumbha and Nishumbha. She is also identified as Amba, Durga, Bhagavati, Lalitambika, Bhavani, Ambe Maa, Sherawaali, Mata Raani, etc.