Ganga’s themes are cleansing, health and mercy. Her symbols are water and yellow colored items.As the Hindu Goddess of the river Ganges, Ganga represents purification, wellness and benevolence in the new year. Legend has it Ganga came to earth upon hearing the cries of people who were dying from drought. Shiva divided Ganga into seven streams so she would flood the earth upon her arrival. Part of this stream remained in the heavens as the Milky Way, and the rest flows through India as the…

Goddess Ganga

Ganga’s themes are cleansing, health and mercy. Her symbols are water and yellow colored items.As the Hindu Goddess of the river Ganges, Ganga represents purification, wellness and benevolence in the new year. Legend has it Ganga came to earth upon hearing the cries of people who were dying from drought. Shiva divided Ganga into seven streams so she would flood the earth upon her arrival. Part of this stream remained in the heavens as the Milky Way, and the rest flows through India as the…

MOTHER EARTH ~ Prithvi (Sanskrit: पृथ्वी pṛthvī, also पृथिवी pṛthivī) is the Sanskrit name for earth and its essence Prithivi Tattwa, in the form of a mother goddess or godmother. Prithvi is also called Dhra, Dharti, Dhrithri, meaning that which holds everything.

MOTHER EARTH ~ Prithvi (Sanskrit: पृथ्वी pṛthvī, also पृथिवी pṛthivī) is the Sanskrit name for earth and its essence Prithivi Tattwa, in the form of a mother goddess or godmother. Prithvi is also called Dhra, Dharti, Dhrithri, meaning that which holds everything.

Tantric Union - Shiva ~ Shakti (art by Orryelle Defenestrate-Bascule)

Tantric Union - Shiva ~ Shakti (art by Orryelle Defenestrate-Bascule)

Although the Western audience is fascinated with the sexual aspects of Tantra, it's actually a broad spiritual discipline with multiple facets. The sacred, erotic art of Tantra depicting the coupling of Shiva and Shakti in the Yab Yom position represents the ultimate unity of the divine, the essential wholeness of yin and yang, masculine and feminine, light and dark. The physical body and sexuality are referred to as sacred gifts and vehicles for enlightenment not hindrances to its…

Although the Western audience is fascinated with the sexual aspects of Tantra, it's actually a broad spiritual discipline with multiple facets. The sacred, erotic art of Tantra depicting the coupling of Shiva and Shakti in the Yab Yom position represents the ultimate unity of the divine, the essential wholeness of yin and yang, masculine and feminine, light and dark. The physical body and sexuality are referred to as sacred gifts and vehicles for enlightenment not hindrances to its…

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