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Kali, or the dark goddess, is the fearful and ferocious form of the mother goddess Durga. She stands with one foot on the thigh, and another on the chest of her husband, Shiva. So bad ass. Kali Goddess, Mother Goddess, Indian Gods, Indian Art, Religions Du Monde, Kali Mata, Kali Shiva, Kali Hindu, Durga Maa

Kali, or the dark goddess, is the fearful and ferocious form of the mother goddess Durga. She stands with one foot on the thigh, and another on the chest of her husband, Shiva.

Museum quality Durga Puja idols being made from mud in Kumartoli (Potter's Town), Kolkata, India. Indian Gods, Indian Art, Durga Images, Divine Mother, Durga Puja, Buddha Art, Shiva Shakti, Durga Goddess, Hindu Deities

Moribund Tradition of Durga Idol Making

Several debates surround the moribund tradition of using mud of the brothels. Durga Idol making is incomplete without the pristine clay from the house of the prostitute. The belief is that the soil should be begged for and received from a prostitute’s hand as a gift or blessing. The soil is then used in the preparation of Durga Murti which is worshipped during Durga Puja.

Art & Photos - Anava Mysore Painting, Kerala Mural Painting, Tanjore Painting, Indian Art Paintings, Outline Drawings, Pencil Art Drawings, Art Drawings Sketches, Lord Hanuman Wallpapers, Ornament Drawing

Art & Photos - Anava

A Hindu monastery-temple complex in Hawaii of the Tamil Saivite tradition, home to two dozen monks, pilgrimage destination for sincere devotees, highly respected producer of contemporary, world-class, Hindu religious publications