Goddess Shakti... The divine feminine power who is one half of Lord Shiva and is responsible for the manifestation of all mattter and energy in the universe. Shiva is latent energy, the potential source of all cosmic powers. Shakti is dynamic force which releases and converts the energy to matter and the elements. Lord Brahma took the elements and created the planet Earth and all its species. Shiva alongwith Shakti wield the greatest power. Lord Vishnu is the presever and protector…
Why Lord Shiva Is the Most Fascinating Hindu Deity
Shiva - The most powerful and fascinating deity in Hinduism, who represents death and dissolution. One of the godheads in the Hindu Trinity, and known by many names - Mahadeva, Pashupati, Nataraja, Vishwanath, Bhole Nath - Shiva is perhaps the most complex of Hindu deities. Hindus recognise this by putting his shrine in the temple separate from those of other deities and worshipping Shiva as a phallic symbol called the ‘Shiva Limgam’ in most temples.
#Shakti is the manifestation of divine feminine creative power, sometimes referred to as 'The Great Divine Mother' in Hinduism. On the earthly plane, Shakti most actively manifests through female embodiment and creativity/fertility.