Draupadi prays to Krishna:  "Krishna!" she cried. "O Govinda! O Keshava! O beloved of the gopis and Lord of Vrindavana! O Janardana, You are the destroyer of all affliction. I am sinking into the Kaurava ocean. O Lord, O soul of the universe, O creator of the world, save me! I am distressed and losing my senses in this evil assembly!"~Mahabharata

Draupadi prays to Krishna: "Krishna!" she cried. "O Govinda! O Keshava! O beloved of the gopis and Lord of Vrindavana! O Janardana, You are the destroyer of all affliction. I am sinking into the Kaurava ocean. O Lord, O soul of the universe, O creator of the world, save me! I am distressed and losing my senses in this evil assembly!"~Mahabharata

Shiva as Lord of Dance (Nataraja)  As a symbol, Shiva Nataraja is a brilliant invention. It combines in a single image Shiva's roles as creator, preserver, and destroyer of the universe and conveys the Indian conception of the never-ending cycle of time. The symbols in the art imply that, through belief in Shiva, devotees can achieve salvation.

Shiva as Lord of Dance (Nataraja) As a symbol, Shiva Nataraja is a brilliant invention. It combines in a single image Shiva's roles as creator, preserver, and destroyer of the universe and conveys the Indian conception of the never-ending cycle of time. The symbols in the art imply that, through belief in Shiva, devotees can achieve salvation.

krishna hugging a cow - I don't know who painted this, but it may be from one of the children's books. Clearly, whoever painted it is a pure devotee. Captures all the sweetness!

krishna hugging a cow - I don't know who painted this, but it may be from one of the children's books. Clearly, whoever painted it is a pure devotee. Captures all the sweetness!

Shiva Linga in Ramappa Temple

Shiva Linga in Ramappa Temple

Om Namah Shivaya. Shiva destroys harmful patterns and thoughts; creating room for healthy habits and behaviours. Personification of Consciousness

Om Namah Shivaya. Shiva destroys harmful patterns and thoughts; creating room for healthy habits and behaviours. Personification of Consciousness

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