ऐश्वर्यम् इन्दुमौलेः ऐकात्म्यप्रकृति काञ्चिमध्यगतम्।
ऐन्दवकिशोरशेखरम् ऐदंपर्यं चकास्ति निगमानाम्॥

aiśvaryam indumauleḥ aikātmyaprakṛti kāñcimadhyagatam|
aindavakiśoraśekharam aidaṁparyam cakāsti nigamānām||

इन्दुमौलेः ऐश्वर्यम् – She is the form of Shiva’s (who has the moon on his head) supremacy
ऐकात्म्यप्रकृति – She is the shakti who is present as united with Shiva
ऐन्दवकिशोरशेखरं – She has the crescent moon on her forehead
निगमानाम् ऐदंपर्यं – She is the essence of Vedas
काञ्चिमध्यगतम् चकास्ति – She shines in the middle of kAnchi

This sloka is the 7th sloka in the AryAshataka of mUkapanchashati written by mUka kavi.

Shiva does not act without Shakti nor does Shakti act without the presence of Shiva. Shiva’s Ishvaratva or aishvarya or supremacy is dependent on the presence of Shakti within. This anyonya bhAva is beautifully represented by a physical resemblance too – both, Shiva and Shakti have a crescent moon on their head. Kavi describes kAmAkShI as the purport of Vedas residing in the city of kAnchi.

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