TALES OF THE MOTHER GODDESS
Represented as Shakti or the Female Divine Force, the Mother Goddess in Indian mythology has appeared in various forms and is revered as the vibrant creative feminine presence in all creation.
As the Goddess Durga she personifies universal energy.
As Sati, the first consort of Shiva, she symbolises marital loyalty and devotion.
As Parvati, the re-incarnation of Sati, she embodies perfect love and motherhood.
TALES OF DURGA
Goddess Durga is the fierce form of Devi who, as Shakti, is considered the personification of Universal energy. According to the Devi Bhagavata, the Universe is but Her manifestation. The worship of Durga is believed to be more than 4,000 years old in India.
SATI AND SHIVA
Only Sati could fulfill Shiva's exacting demands. As his companion she could match his ascetic ways as well as be a loving wife. Unfortunately, her happiness was overshadowed by an arrogant father. Sati countered Daksha's insensitivity with an immense, horrific sacrifice, which threw the universe into chaos and turmoil. As the heroine of this primeval romantic story she embodies the essence of a perfect spouse.
Item Code: IDL077 Author: Anant Pai Cover: Paperback Edition: 2008 Publisher: Amar Chitra Katha ISBN: 818482064X Size: 9.6" X 7.1" Pages: 100 Other Details: Weight of the Book: 200 gms
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