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).
Statue of Goddess Durga. The word Shakti means divine energy/force/power, and Durga is the warrior aspect of the Divine Mother/Brahman(Supreme Absolute Godhead). As a goddess, Durga's feminine power contains the combined energies of all the gods. Each of her weapons was given to her by various gods: Rudra's trident, Vishnu's discus, Indra's thunderbolt, Brahma's kamandalu, Kuber's Ratnahar, etc. She is the entirety of the the life force.
Saint Martin de Porres (December 9, 1579 – November 3, 1639) was a lay brother of the Dominican Order. He is the patron saint of mixed-race people and all those seeking interracial harmony. Feast: November 3
A Rasta's deadlocks' length measures their wisdom, maturity, and knowledge- personal growth. Dreads indicate a Rasta's age, as well as represent their time as a Rastafarian. Growing dreadlocks is a personal journey based around learning human patience. In the Rastafarian Movement, not only is growing dreads a religious tradition, but the process encourages the human mind, soul, and spirituality to strain to the highest limits.