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Goddess Kali, the Protectress

By | February 19th, 2017|Gods and Goddesses|

Kali, the Protectress, is often greatly misunderstood in her destructive response to the demonic. This excerpt from the vishvarupa.com website well describes the depth and [...]

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Goddess Durgha, the Divine Protectress

By | November 12th, 2016|Gods and Goddesses|

Goddess Durgha is a beloved figure in Hindu mythology who symbolizes summoning the energy for protection against negative forces   The Goddess Parvati, another form of [...]

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Parvati — Maha (Great) Goddess of Power

By | August 7th, 2016|Gods and Goddesses|

Parvati The Power and Consort of Shiva In his book Hindu Gods and Goddesses, Swami Harshananda calls Parvati "the power and consort of Shiva, the [...]

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Lakshmi — Goddess of Beauty, Luxury and Wealth

By | June 30th, 2016|Gods and Goddesses|

Lakshmi (or Shri) Sri Lakshmi, Goddess of Wealth and Fortune Lakshmi (or Shri)  is the Hindu goddess of wealth, good fortune and the lotus flower, [...]

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Saraswathi — Goddess of Wisdom and Music

By | June 1st, 2016|Gods and Goddesses|

Goddess Saraswathi About Hindu Gods and Goddesses: In recent issues, we discussed the Hindu trinity: Lords Brahma, Vishnu and Shiva. Now we turn to the [...]

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Lord Shiva — Hindu God of Transformation

By | May 11th, 2016|Gods and Goddesses|

About Hindu Gods and Goddesses: As we continue our exploration of the mythology of Hindu dieties, we turn to the third of the triad of [...]

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Lord Vishnu, the Hindu God of Preservation

By | March 23rd, 2016|Gods and Goddesses|

About Hindu Gods and Goddesses: As we continue our exploration of the mythology of Hindu dieties, we turn to the second god of the trinity, [...]

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Lord Brahma, the Hindu God of Creation

By | March 23rd, 2016|Gods and Goddesses|

About Hindu Gods and Goddesses: As we continue our exploration of Hindu dieties, we turn to Lord Brahma, the Creator God. This information is taken [...]

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Ganesha, the Elephant God

By | February 4th, 2016|Gods and Goddesses|

“Ganesha is the Ever-Blissful, elephant-headed deva (god) who is lovingly worshipped and revered by millions of people worldwide. Although Ganesha is known through the Hindu [...]

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Garuda, Eagle God of Strength and Service

By | January 20th, 2016|Gods and Goddesses|

Lord Garuda, the Embodiment of Strength and Service As described on sanatansociety.org-- "Garuda is the king of the birds and often acts as a messenger [...]

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