Friday, September 08, 2006

Goddess Durga

Depicted here is Goddess Durga killing Mahisasura, the demon--half man and half buffalo. The event is seen as a victory of good over evil. To celebrate this, the festival of Durga Puja s celebrated all over India. In her each arm she carries a weapon given by the gods. The goddess represents feminine and creative energy (Shakti) .

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