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KALI is the Hindu mother goddess, symbol of dissolution and destruction. She destroys ignorance, maintains the world order, and blesses and frees those who strive for the knowledge of God. In the Vedas the name is associated with Agni, the god of fire, who had seven flickering tongues of flame, of which Kali was the black, horrible tongue. This meaning of the word has meanwhile been replaced by the goddess Kali, the grim consort of Shiva. (x)

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There’s a lesser known Hindu deity named Akhilandeshvari, or The Goddess of Never Not Broken. This Goddess, who is depicted riding a crocodile, embodies the ability to come together and fall apart, over and over again. She is the personification of healthy annihilation, the archetype of vicissitude. She breaks apart in order to come back together as a more powerful entity. Indeed, it is exactly because she is able to break apart that she is so powerful. the crocodile goddess • m. solongo

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Kichijoten, Japanese Goddess of happiness and prosperity. In Japan, Kichijōten is a Japanese divinity. Adapted from the Hindu goddess Lakshmi, the wife of Vishnu, she is sometimes named as one of the Seven Gods of Fortune especially associated with New Year. She is considered to be the goddess of happiness, fertility and beauty. She is also associated with harvest and fortune

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I find Her during meditation, even though I didn't know Her Name. She is that Moment when my physical body seems to dissolve, and I am wrapped in bliss and light and infinite peace...its the fading away of layers of self that we wrap around ourselves so tightly, like a swaddled infant surrendering to its Mother's embraces... Moment taking flight into new horizons...

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Benzaiten (弁才天, 弁財天) is the Japanese name for the Hindu goddess Saraswati. She is the goddess of everything that flows: water, words, speech, eloquence, music and by extension knowledge. More

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Golden Flower - "Named after a Carl Jung book, this mandala explores the ancient symbols from many cultures religions through time." - Paul Heussenstamm

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