While searching about Goddesses associated with various handicrafts, I came to know about Goddess Kubjika. She is associated with the potter community and is the prime goddess of pottery. Initially, I thought she is a local village goddess worshipped primarily … Continue reading Kubjika: Tantric Goddess with a Hunchback
Goddess Matangi or Ucchisht Chandalini, the dark-colored Goddess, is one of the ten Mahavidyas in Hindu Tantric sect who is ferocious and rebels against the humanmade structures. Lord Shiva narrates Parvati, 108 names of Durga. Matangi is one of those … Continue reading Goddess who broke the boundaries: Devi Matangi
Recently, I saw pictures of Odiya women in beautiful sarees on swings splashed across the social media. I came to know that at this time of the year, Odisha observes a three-day festival called Raja Parba which celebrates a girl’s … Continue reading Even our Goddesses have Vagina, and they bleed!
Shamshan (Cremation ground) Tara or Tara (means star) is a lesser-known goddess in Hindu tradition but is a prominent goddess in Tibetan Buddhism and ancient Bengali tradition. She is often confused with Goddess Kali because of her fiery and dramatic … Continue reading Tara: Goddess of Cremation Ground
During my soul searching days, I wanted to get familiar with religious scriptures. It was worthy ambition, but with a lot of spare time in hand, I thought I could accomplish it. Very quickly I realized reading them cover to … Continue reading Tantra and Woman