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Kālī is the Hindu goddess associated with empowerment, shakti. She is the fierce aspect of the goddess Durga (Parvati). The name Kali comes from kāla, which means black, time, death, lord of death: Shiva. Since Shiva is called Kāla— the eternal time — the name of Kālī, his consort, also means "Time" or "Death" (as in "time has come").


25 Best Raja Ravi Varma Paintings - 18th Century Indian Traditional Paintings

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5. Socialize. Being stuck in your head, worrying and fretting about some imagined and feared future event is the ultimate form of withdrawal. By putting your focus on someone else, it engages your mind with a new activity & gives you perspective beyond yourself. When you connect, it broadens your perspective and helps draw you back into the rhythm of life.

Benzaiten, or Benten, the Japanese Shinto equivalent to the Hindu goddess Saraswathi. She is associated with good luck, protection and water. She also is a patron deity of music and language.

NUT: In Egyptian mythology, Nut was the Goddess of the Sky. Her body made a protective layer over the Earth. Nut was the sister and wife of Geb, and the mother of Isis, Osiris, Nephthys, Horus and Seth. The ancient Egyptians believed that Nut swallowed the Sun God, Ra, every night and gave birth to him every morning.

Lakshimi Hindu goddess of light, beauty, good fortune and wealth. Signifying loveliness and grace. I like it when one goddess can be just about everything....