Short Story ~ Parvati & Shiva

The is a story based on the true ancient Hindu myth of Goddess Parvati & Lord Shiva. Parvati was born into a rich and royal family. From the moment she was born, her parents had the relief that she would be well taken care of for the rest of her life and would never haveContinue reading “Short Story ~ Parvati & Shiva”

Mythology ~ The Golden Age & Cyclical Time

Greek Mythology: Ages of Man Greek mythology says that humans have gone through five stages of existence. It started out with the Golden Age. This was a time of absolute joy. It was always spring, as the weather never changed and seasons didn’t exist. The sun was always shining and providing sufficient warmth. Everyone wouldContinue reading “Mythology ~ The Golden Age & Cyclical Time”

Flow Friday ~ Abandon all supports…

“Abandon all supports and look to me for protection. I shall purify you from the sins of the past; do not grieve.” Bhagavad Gita 18.66 We put so much pressure on the material world — on other people, on situations, on objects and money. We rely on these sources to keep us stable and safe.Continue reading “Flow Friday ~ Abandon all supports…”

Mythology Monday ~ Parvati

Parvati is the Hindu goddess of love, marriage, children, motherhood, fertility, devotion, and strength. She has many different aspects to her personality, which are all manifested as different / separate goddesses, including Kali and Durga. Parvati is part of the Hindu trinity of goddesses, along with Lakshmi and Saraswati. Her husband is Shiva, and theirContinue reading “Mythology Monday ~ Parvati”

Mythology Monday ~ Kali

One of my favorite dieties is the Hindu goddess Kali. Misunderstood goddess The ancient Hindu goddess Kali represents death, darkness, and total chaos. Incredibly complex, she is the most misunderstood of all goddesses — it is said that fully understanding Kali is equivalent to transcending fear. Themes of Kali include creation and destruction; violence andContinue reading “Mythology Monday ~ Kali”