HINDU GODS CHART There are four main sects within Hinduism: 1. Shaivism (in which Shiva is worshipped as the main god); 2. Vaishnavism (in which Vishnu worshipped as the main god); 3. Shaktism (in which the female aspects of god are primarily worshipped); and 4. Smartism (in which six main gods are worshipped: Shiva, Vishnu, Shakti, Ganesh, Murugan and Surya).

HINDU GODS CHART There are four main sects within Hinduism: Shaivism (in which Shiva is worshipped as the main god); Vaishnavism (in which Vishnu worshipped as the main god); Shaktism (in which the female aspects of god are primarily worshipped);

"Many images of Kali show her with a long tongue, caught in the act of licking the blood of warriors. In these images, she often appears as a hag, emaciated, ugly, with fangs, and with blood dripping from her tongue. But as human consciousness evolved over the centuries, so, it seems, did the image of Kali. Her body became beautiful, as it is in most modern representations." -"Awakening Shakti"

Kali - Goddess of revolution Goddess illustrations by Charles Ekabhumi Ellik Graphics designed by Corey deVos Quotes taken from Awakening Shakti by Sally Kempton (via The Goddess Returns

Goddess Durga, Ma Durga is the embodiment of the divine energy and the creative power.

Hindu: Goddess Durga, Ma Durga is the embodiment of the divine energy and the creative power. Mother Durga has nine forms/dimensions. Navratra (The nine holy nights) is dedicated to the worship of Her.

There is an ocean at the bottom of each material universe. A huge form of Vishnu reclines on Sesha Naga, an expansion of Himself. His wife Laxmi, also part of Him, massages His feet. From Vishnu (goodness) comes Brahma who begins creation (passion) within the universe. Each universe also has a Shiva, part of Vishnu combined with matter (ignorance), allowing those who live in that mode to worship God. OM, the sound of Vishnu's conch shell, is shown by Sesha Naga's form.

Vishnu reclines on Sesha Naga with his wife Laxmi. From Vishnu (goodness) comes Brahma who begins creation (passion) within the universe and from Brahma comes Shiva.

See God in everyone and everything and you will feel true freedom

See God in everyone and everything and you will feel true freedom Living Your Yoga: The Bhagavad Gita Advanced Yoga Teacher Training Module, January 2015 at Maitri Yoga

~ Lao Tzu, never thought of this...so true.

Quotes

If you are depressed, you are living in the past. If you are anxious, you are living in the future. If you are at peace, you are living in the present. Be Present

And he who at the time of death Meditating on Me alone, Goes forth, and leaving the body, Doubtless attains to My Being.  Whatever he remembers when Departing from the body, that Alone is reached by him because Of his constant thinking of that.  Therefore, at all times, constantly Remember Me, and then do fight: With mind and intellect absorbed In Me, you thus shall come to Me.  —Krishna from the Bhagavad Gita

And he who at the time of death Meditating on Me alone, Goes forth, and leaving…

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Your third eye is located at the center of your brain in what is known as the pineal gland. Every person has a third eye and it is awakened when you dream. Your goal is to open your third eye while you are awake as well.

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