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<a href=Home About Courses Consultations Retreats & Programs Articles Audios Videos Books Resources The Meaning Of Durga October 9, 2016 by admin   This article by Dr David Frawley was first published by Swarajya . India. No meditation. country The Goddess She in the is honoured world is celebrated demonstrates in women, in every the such form, Earth, enduring aspect nature reverence and and quality, the transcendent for through the Great music, beyond Mother art, all ritual, Goddess, expression. mantra as does and Her worship is full of splendour, delight, mystery and wonder. The Goddess is Shakti, meaning power, the resort of all transformative energy and cataclysmic force that before mere Durga, human the in awe. supreme logic During cannot Shakti, the Navaratri comprehend. holding all – India’s majesty, She famous possesses wisdom autumn and martial grace. festival and of regal the Goddess forms that – she all is must worshipped bow down as Durga beings matter, is and life the and all Mother worlds. mind. of She the is universe Chit-Shakti, from the who power comes of consciousness, forth the creation, out of sustenance which the and cosmos dissolution coalesces of all as India personifies representation image as behind a sublime India India’s of the as culture highest a independence whole and yogic and profound spirituality. its movement, incredible civilisation Bharat vitality, which is mata the worked from gift is Durga of her Ma through with presence Durga. her her imperious Durga in inspiration, village is the lion. shrines Goddess She such was to as who her the Sri Aurobindo so eloquently lauded. Durga’s protective force Durga duality, ocean means of adversity ignorance she and who to opposition, the takes radiant us beyond known other all and shore difficulties. unknown. beyond She all As darkness. Durga-Tara is the divine She she energy carries delivers that us us protects over across all dangers the the soul turbulent like from a ship across the sea, as Vedic chants poetically reverberate. Durga arises from agni, our inner flame of immortal life, awakening our motivation to reach the highest truth. her bliss. ruling She She is solar is born the force spiritual from that the illumines fire power on Earth of all tapas, existence. who the removes wholehearted all impurities concentration for the soul of our to shine. aspiration Her to lion immutable indicates Durga grants us the transformative knowledge that takes us to a higher level of existence beyond all that we clear karma. have light The previously of Kundalini self-realisation, thought Shakti arises possible. the revelation and She works is of the within our Yoga true us Shakti through divine dwelling nature Durga’s that in force. the stands heart above that opens all time, us space up to and the Durga’s sword Durga’s celestial sword army and is the its source earthly of counterparts all dharmic ruling struggling power for at truth spiritual and and justice mundane in society. levels. Shivaji She commands Maharaj of the the sword Marathas the battlefield. and and ruled Sri Guru by Krishna its Gobind support. affirmed Singh Arjuna to of him the went Durga’s Sikhs, to Durga among message for many her of fearless blessings other resolve great prior leaders in to the consulting face of India, of adharma. Sri received Krishna her on Yet we cannot in our mere human nature wield Durga’s sword. We must draw out the Shiva consciousness within weapons, wisely, us without to whether do any so. pride material We must or pity or surrender in spiritual, their application. to should her and first let be her consecrated direct us, taking to Ma the Durga, role so of that her we devotees. use them All Vijaya As Siddhidatri, Mahishasura Dashami her is highest Mardini, her glorious blessing Durga tenth slays aspect day Mahishasura, who of victory, grants after all the boons personification displaying and accomplishments. her nine of ignorance, magnificent This darkness forms, nine day ending and dynamic tamas. with display of Shakti takes us to a new vision and unlimited horizon on the culminating tenth day. Ma Durga and the future of humanity Ma by appeasing attachments first Durga eliminating as them. the that divine Ma bind the Kali us mother powers arises to adharma, can as of her darkness, guide to martial unfold humanity not aspect, a by new into compromising dissolving creation. a new era entrenched of with peace them, and old happiness. much karmas, less compulsions by But consoling she does and so or Today India nation’s its Rishi revive we vision deeper must its leading dharmic yoga bring shakti back humanity and the can yogic power restore on traditions the of path India Durga to that to higher its to honour deal ancient consciousness. with the throne our Goddess mounting as Vishvaguru, as our global inner the crisis. guide. guru This of Awakening nations requires – with that the Honouring yoga through and uncovering spirituality. Durga means the It necessitates spiritual empowering destiny protecting women hidden the in in Earth, our the social magical not just and planet through political that wise world we have ecological and long in the forgotten. practices inner realm but also of It darkness, Awakening requires including that Durga’s we awaken our shakti own the within weakness Arjuna us requires in of each will that one that of allows we us fearlessly to us achieve to tolerate and our highest relentlessly or excuse dharma. negativity challenge and the corruption. forces of India and meditation can develop teachings a new yoga are Shakti already to help bringing usher major in a new changes yuga, into a new the world world age mind. for all Yet humanity. there remains Its yogic a tyrannical higher forces Mahishasura to fully manifest. of greed, violence, arrogance and fanaticism that must be removed to allow the our creatures! Ma Durga struggling as the earthly eternal realm, Shakti so and that Supreme our planet Mother can become descends full to remove of light and the shadows bliss for all of falsehood of its myriad on Share this:  Share  New Articles by David Frawley Prev: Who is Goddess Durga and why we celebr… Next: How India can establish Ram Rajya today Home  The Meaning Of Durga Search Articles by Category Articles by Yogini ShambhaviArticles Maharshi on Advaita Vedanta & Ramana Articles on Ancient India and Historical Issues Articles on Ayurveda Articles on Hinduism Articles on Vedas & their interpretations Articles on Vedic Astrology Articles on Yoga & Tantra Core Teachings New Articles by David Frawley News Tweets by Dr David Frawley Archives February 2017 January 2017 December 2016 November 2016 October 2016 September 2016 August 2016 July 2016 June 2016 April 2016 March 2016 February 2016 January 2016 December 2015 November 2015 October 2015 September 2015 August 2015 July 2015 June 2015 May 2015 April 2015 March 2015 February 2015 January 2015 December 2014 November 2014 October 2014 September 2014 August 2014 July 2014 May 2014 April 2014 February 2014 January 2014 October 2013 June 2013 March 2013 February 2013 November 2012 October 2012 August 2012 June 2012 PRIVACY payments, POLICY: we do We not take share your with take anyone. your privacy seriously. 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The Meaning Of Durga

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The Goddess is Shakti, meaning power, the resort of all transformative energy and cataclysmic force that before mere Durga, human the in awe. supreme logic During cannot Shakti, the Navaratri comprehend. holding all – India’s majesty, She famous possesses wisdom autumn and martial grace. festival and of regal the Goddess forms that – she all is must worshipped bow down as Durga beings matter, is and life the and all Mother worlds. mind. of She the is universe Chit-Shakti, from the who power comes of consciousness, forth the creation, out of sustenance which the and cosmos dissolution coalesces of all as India personifies representation image as behind a sublime India India’s of the as culture highest a independence whole and yogic and profound spirituality. its movement, incredible civilisation Bharat vitality, which is mata the worked from gift is Durga of her Ma through with presence Durga. her her imperious Durga in inspiration, village is the lion. shrines Goddess She such was to as who her the Sri Aurobindo so eloquently lauded. Durga’s protective force Durga duality, ocean means of adversity ignorance she and who to opposition, the takes radiant us beyond known other all and shore difficulties. unknown. beyond She all As darkness. Durga-Tara is the divine She she energy carries delivers that us us protects over across all dangers the the soul turbulent like from a ship across the sea, as Vedic chants poetically reverberate. Durga arises from agni, our inner flame of immortal life, awakening our motivation to reach the highest truth. her bliss. ruling She She is solar is born the force spiritual from that the illumines fire power on Earth of all tapas, existence. who the removes wholehearted all impurities concentration for the soul of our to shine. aspiration Her to lion immutable indicates Durga grants us the transformative knowledge that takes us to a higher level of existence beyond all that we clear karma. have light The previously of Kundalini self-realisation, thought Shakti arises possible. the revelation and She works is of the within our Yoga true us Shakti through divine dwelling nature Durga’s that in force. the stands heart above that opens all time, us space up to and the Durga’s sword Durga’s celestial sword army and is the its source earthly of counterparts all dharmic ruling struggling power for at truth spiritual and and justice mundane in society. levels. Shivaji She commands Maharaj of the the sword Marathas the battlefield. and and ruled Sri Guru by Krishna its Gobind support. affirmed Singh Arjuna to of him the went Durga’s Sikhs, to Durga among message for many her of fearless blessings other resolve great prior leaders in to the consulting face of India, of adharma. Sri received Krishna her on Yet we cannot in our mere human nature wield Durga’s sword. We must draw out the Shiva consciousness within weapons, wisely, us without to whether do any so. pride material We must or pity or surrender in spiritual, their application. to should her and first let be her consecrated direct us, taking to Ma the Durga, role so of that her we devotees. use them All Vijaya As Siddhidatri, Mahishasura Dashami her is highest Mardini, her glorious blessing Durga tenth slays aspect day Mahishasura, who of victory, grants after all the boons personification displaying and accomplishments. her nine of ignorance, magnificent This darkness forms, nine day ending and dynamic tamas. with display of Shakti takes us to a new vision and unlimited horizon on the culminating tenth day. Ma Durga and the future of humanity Ma by appeasing attachments first Durga eliminating as them. the that divine Ma bind the Kali us mother powers arises to adharma, can as of her darkness, guide to martial unfold humanity not aspect, a by new into compromising dissolving creation. a new era entrenched of with peace them, and old happiness. much karmas, less compulsions by But consoling she does and so or Today India nation’s its Rishi revive we vision deeper must its leading dharmic yoga bring shakti back humanity and the can yogic power restore on traditions the of path India Durga to that to higher its to honour deal ancient consciousness. with the throne our Goddess mounting as Vishvaguru, as our global inner the crisis. guide. guru This of Awakening nations requires – with that the Honouring yoga through and uncovering spirituality. Durga means the It necessitates spiritual empowering destiny protecting women hidden the in in Earth, our the social magical not just and planet through political that wise world we have ecological and long in the forgotten. practices inner realm but also of It darkness, Awakening requires including that Durga’s we awaken our shakti own the within weakness Arjuna us requires in of each will that one that of allows we us fearlessly to us achieve to tolerate and our highest relentlessly or excuse dharma. negativity challenge and the corruption. forces of India and meditation can develop teachings a new yoga are Shakti already to help bringing usher major in a new changes yuga, into a new the world world age mind. for all Yet humanity. there remains Its yogic a tyrannical higher forces Mahishasura to fully manifest. of greed, violence, arrogance and fanaticism that must be removed to allow the our creatures! 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This article by Dr David Frawley was first published by Swarajya.

India. No meditation. country The Goddess She in the is honoured world is celebrated demonstrates in women, in every the such form, Earth, enduring aspect nature reverence and and quality, the transcendent for through the Great music, beyond Mother art, all ritual, Goddess, expression. mantra as does and Her

worship is full of splendour, delight, mystery and wonder.

The Goddess is Shakti, meaning power, the resort of all transformative energy and cataclysmic force that

before mere Durga, human the in awe. supreme logic During cannot Shakti, the Navaratri comprehend. holding all – India’s majesty, She famous possesses wisdom autumn and martial grace. festival and of regal the Goddess forms that – she all is must worshipped bow down as

Durga beings matter, is and life the and all Mother worlds. mind. of She the is universe Chit-Shakti, from the who power comes of consciousness, forth the creation, out of sustenance which the and cosmos dissolution coalesces of all as

India personifies representation image as behind a sublime India India’s of the as culture highest a independence whole and yogic and profound spirituality. its movement, incredible civilisation Bharat vitality, which is mata the worked from gift is Durga of her Ma through with presence Durga. her her imperious Durga in inspiration, village is the lion. shrines Goddess She such was to as who her the Sri

Aurobindo so eloquently lauded.

Durga’s protective force

Durga duality, ocean means of adversity ignorance she and who to opposition, the takes radiant us beyond known other all and shore difficulties. unknown. beyond She all As darkness. Durga-Tara is the divine She she energy carries delivers that us us protects over across all dangers the the soul turbulent like from a

ship across the sea, as Vedic chants poetically reverberate.

Durga arises from agni, our inner flame of immortal life, awakening our motivation to reach the highest

truth. her bliss. ruling She She is solar is born the force spiritual from that the illumines fire power on Earth of all tapas, existence. who the removes wholehearted all impurities concentration for the soul of our to shine. aspiration Her to lion immutable indicates

Durga grants us the transformative knowledge that takes us to a higher level of existence beyond all that

we clear karma. have light The previously of Kundalini self-realisation, thought Shakti arises possible. the revelation and She works is of the within our Yoga true us Shakti through divine dwelling nature Durga’s that in force. the stands heart above that opens all time, us space up to and the

Durga’s sword

Durga’s celestial sword army and is the its source earthly of counterparts all dharmic ruling struggling power for at truth spiritual and and justice mundane in society. levels. Shivaji She commands Maharaj of the the

sword Marathas the battlefield. and and ruled Sri Guru by Krishna its Gobind support. affirmed Singh Arjuna to of him the went Durga’s Sikhs, to Durga among message for many her of fearless blessings other resolve great prior leaders in to the consulting face of India, of adharma. Sri received Krishna her on

Yet we cannot in our mere human nature wield Durga’s sword. We must draw out the Shiva consciousness

within weapons, wisely, us without to whether do any so. pride material We must or pity or surrender in spiritual, their application. to should her and first let be her consecrated direct us, taking to Ma the Durga, role so of that her we devotees. use them All

Vijaya As Siddhidatri, Mahishasura Dashami her is highest Mardini, her glorious blessing Durga tenth slays aspect day Mahishasura, who of victory, grants after all the boons personification displaying and accomplishments. her nine of ignorance, magnificent This darkness forms, nine day ending and dynamic tamas. with

display of Shakti takes us to a new vision and unlimited horizon on the culminating tenth day.

Ma Durga and the future of humanity

Ma by appeasing attachments first Durga eliminating as them. the that divine Ma bind the Kali us mother powers arises to adharma, can as of her darkness, guide to martial unfold humanity not aspect, a by new into compromising dissolving creation. a new era entrenched of with peace them, and old happiness. much karmas, less compulsions by But consoling she does and so or

Today India nation’s its Rishi revive we vision deeper must its leading dharmic yoga bring shakti back humanity and the can yogic power restore on traditions the of path India Durga to that to higher its to honour deal ancient consciousness. with the throne our Goddess mounting as Vishvaguru, as our global inner the crisis. guide. guru This of Awakening nations requires – with that the

Honouring yoga through and uncovering spirituality. Durga means the It necessitates spiritual empowering destiny protecting women hidden the in in Earth, our the social magical not just and planet through political that wise world we have ecological and long in the forgotten. practices inner realm but also of

It darkness, Awakening requires including that Durga’s we awaken our shakti own the within weakness Arjuna us requires in of each will that one that of allows we us fearlessly to us achieve to tolerate and our highest relentlessly or excuse dharma. negativity challenge and the corruption. forces of

India and meditation can develop teachings a new yoga are Shakti already to help bringing usher major in a new changes yuga, into a new the world world age mind. for all Yet humanity. there remains Its yogic a

tyrannical higher forces Mahishasura to fully manifest. of greed, violence, arrogance and fanaticism that must be removed to allow the

our creatures! Ma Durga struggling as the earthly eternal realm, Shakti so and that Supreme our planet Mother can become descends full to remove of light and the shadows bliss for all of falsehood of its myriad on

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<a href=Home About Courses Consultations Retreats & Programs Articles Audios Videos Books Resources The Meaning Of Durga October 9, 2016 by admin   This article by Dr David Frawley was first published by Swarajya . India. No meditation. country The Goddess She in the is honoured world is celebrated demonstrates in women, in every the such form, Earth, enduring aspect nature reverence and and quality, the transcendent for through the Great music, beyond Mother art, all ritual, Goddess, expression. mantra as does and Her worship is full of splendour, delight, mystery and wonder. The Goddess is Shakti, meaning power, the resort of all transformative energy and cataclysmic force that before mere Durga, human the in awe. supreme logic During cannot Shakti, the Navaratri comprehend. holding all – India’s majesty, She famous possesses wisdom autumn and martial grace. festival and of regal the Goddess forms that – she all is must worshipped bow down as Durga beings matter, is and life the and all Mother worlds. mind. of She the is universe Chit-Shakti, from the who power comes of consciousness, forth the creation, out of sustenance which the and cosmos dissolution coalesces of all as India personifies representation image as behind a sublime India India’s of the as culture highest a independence whole and yogic and profound spirituality. its movement, incredible civilisation Bharat vitality, which is mata the worked from gift is Durga of her Ma through with presence Durga. her her imperious Durga in inspiration, village is the lion. shrines Goddess She such was to as who her the Sri Aurobindo so eloquently lauded. Durga’s protective force Durga duality, ocean means of adversity ignorance she and who to opposition, the takes radiant us beyond known other all and shore difficulties. unknown. beyond She all As darkness. Durga-Tara is the divine She she energy carries delivers that us us protects over across all dangers the the soul turbulent like from a ship across the sea, as Vedic chants poetically reverberate. Durga arises from agni, our inner flame of immortal life, awakening our motivation to reach the highest truth. her bliss. ruling She She is solar is born the force spiritual from that the illumines fire power on Earth of all tapas, existence. who the removes wholehearted all impurities concentration for the soul of our to shine. aspiration Her to lion immutable indicates Durga grants us the transformative knowledge that takes us to a higher level of existence beyond all that we clear karma. have light The previously of Kundalini self-realisation, thought Shakti arises possible. the revelation and She works is of the within our Yoga true us Shakti through divine dwelling nature Durga’s that in force. the stands heart above that opens all time, us space up to and the Durga’s sword Durga’s celestial sword army and is the its source earthly of counterparts all dharmic ruling struggling power for at truth spiritual and and justice mundane in society. levels. Shivaji She commands Maharaj of the the sword Marathas the battlefield. and and ruled Sri Guru by Krishna its Gobind support. affirmed Singh Arjuna to of him the went Durga’s Sikhs, to Durga among message for many her of fearless blessings other resolve great prior leaders in to the consulting face of India, of adharma. Sri received Krishna her on Yet we cannot in our mere human nature wield Durga’s sword. We must draw out the Shiva consciousness within weapons, wisely, us without to whether do any so. pride material We must or pity or surrender in spiritual, their application. to should her and first let be her consecrated direct us, taking to Ma the Durga, role so of that her we devotees. use them All Vijaya As Siddhidatri, Mahishasura Dashami her is highest Mardini, her glorious blessing Durga tenth slays aspect day Mahishasura, who of victory, grants after all the boons personification displaying and accomplishments. her nine of ignorance, magnificent This darkness forms, nine day ending and dynamic tamas. with display of Shakti takes us to a new vision and unlimited horizon on the culminating tenth day. Ma Durga and the future of humanity Ma by appeasing attachments first Durga eliminating as them. the that divine Ma bind the Kali us mother powers arises to adharma, can as of her darkness, guide to martial unfold humanity not aspect, a by new into compromising dissolving creation. a new era entrenched of with peace them, and old happiness. much karmas, less compulsions by But consoling she does and so or Today India nation’s its Rishi revive we vision deeper must its leading dharmic yoga bring shakti back humanity and the can yogic power restore on traditions the of path India Durga to that to higher its to honour deal ancient consciousness. with the throne our Goddess mounting as Vishvaguru, as our global inner the crisis. guide. guru This of Awakening nations requires – with that the Honouring yoga through and uncovering spirituality. Durga means the It necessitates spiritual empowering destiny protecting women hidden the in in Earth, our the social magical not just and planet through political that wise world we have ecological and long in the forgotten. practices inner realm but also of It darkness, Awakening requires including that Durga’s we awaken our shakti own the within weakness Arjuna us requires in of each will that one that of allows we us fearlessly to us achieve to tolerate and our highest relentlessly or excuse dharma. negativity challenge and the corruption. forces of India and meditation can develop teachings a new yoga are Shakti already to help bringing usher major in a new changes yuga, into a new the world world age mind. for all Yet humanity. there remains Its yogic a tyrannical higher forces Mahishasura to fully manifest. of greed, violence, arrogance and fanaticism that must be removed to allow the our creatures! Ma Durga struggling as the earthly eternal realm, Shakti so and that Supreme our planet Mother can become descends full to remove of light and the shadows bliss for all of falsehood of its myriad on Share this:  Share  New Articles by David Frawley Prev: Who is Goddess Durga and why we celebr… Next: How India can establish Ram Rajya today Home  The Meaning Of Durga Search Articles by Category Articles by Yogini ShambhaviArticles Maharshi on Advaita Vedanta & Ramana Articles on Ancient India and Historical Issues Articles on Ayurveda Articles on Hinduism Articles on Vedas & their interpretations Articles on Vedic Astrology Articles on Yoga & Tantra Core Teachings New Articles by David Frawley News Tweets by Dr David Frawley Archives February 2017 January 2017 December 2016 November 2016 October 2016 September 2016 August 2016 July 2016 June 2016 April 2016 March 2016 February 2016 January 2016 December 2015 November 2015 October 2015 September 2015 August 2015 July 2015 June 2015 May 2015 April 2015 March 2015 February 2015 January 2015 December 2014 November 2014 October 2014 September 2014 August 2014 July 2014 May 2014 April 2014 February 2014 January 2014 October 2013 June 2013 March 2013 February 2013 November 2012 October 2012 August 2012 June 2012 PRIVACY payments, POLICY: we do We not take share your with take anyone. your privacy seriously. 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The Goddess is Shakti, meaning power, the resort of all transformative energy and cataclysmic force that before mere Durga, human the in awe. supreme logic During cannot Shakti, the Navaratri comprehend. holding all – India’s majesty, She famous possesses wisdom autumn and martial grace. festival and of regal the Goddess forms that – she all is must worshipped bow down as Durga beings matter, is and life the and all Mother worlds. mind. of She the is universe Chit-Shakti, from the who power comes of consciousness, forth the creation, out of sustenance which the and cosmos dissolution coalesces of all as India personifies representation image as behind a sublime India India’s of the as culture highest a independence whole and yogic and profound spirituality. its movement, incredible civilisation Bharat vitality, which is mata the worked from gift is Durga of her Ma through with presence Durga. her her imperious Durga in inspiration, village is the lion. shrines Goddess She such was to as who her the Sri Aurobindo so eloquently lauded. Durga’s protective force Durga duality, ocean means of adversity ignorance she and who to opposition, the takes radiant us beyond known other all and shore difficulties. unknown. beyond She all As darkness. Durga-Tara is the divine She she energy carries delivers that us us protects over across all dangers the the soul turbulent like from a ship across the sea, as Vedic chants poetically reverberate. Durga arises from agni, our inner flame of immortal life, awakening our motivation to reach the highest truth. her bliss. ruling She She is solar is born the force spiritual from that the illumines fire power on Earth of all tapas, existence. who the removes wholehearted all impurities concentration for the soul of our to shine. aspiration Her to lion immutable indicates Durga grants us the transformative knowledge that takes us to a higher level of existence beyond all that we clear karma. have light The previously of Kundalini self-realisation, thought Shakti arises possible. the revelation and She works is of the within our Yoga true us Shakti through divine dwelling nature Durga’s that in force. the stands heart above that opens all time, us space up to and the Durga’s sword Durga’s celestial sword army and is the its source earthly of counterparts all dharmic ruling struggling power for at truth spiritual and and justice mundane in society. levels. Shivaji She commands Maharaj of the the sword Marathas the battlefield. and and ruled Sri Guru by Krishna its Gobind support. affirmed Singh Arjuna to of him the went Durga’s Sikhs, to Durga among message for many her of fearless blessings other resolve great prior leaders in to the consulting face of India, of adharma. Sri received Krishna her on Yet we cannot in our mere human nature wield Durga’s sword. We must draw out the Shiva consciousness within weapons, wisely, us without to whether do any so. pride material We must or pity or surrender in spiritual, their application. to should her and first let be her consecrated direct us, taking to Ma the Durga, role so of that her we devotees. use them All Vijaya As Siddhidatri, Mahishasura Dashami her is highest Mardini, her glorious blessing Durga tenth slays aspect day Mahishasura, who of victory, grants after all the boons personification displaying and accomplishments. her nine of ignorance, magnificent This darkness forms, nine day ending and dynamic tamas. with display of Shakti takes us to a new vision and unlimited horizon on the culminating tenth day. Ma Durga and the future of humanity Ma by appeasing attachments first Durga eliminating as them. the that divine Ma bind the Kali us mother powers arises to adharma, can as of her darkness, guide to martial unfold humanity not aspect, a by new into compromising dissolving creation. a new era entrenched of with peace them, and old happiness. much karmas, less compulsions by But consoling she does and so or Today India nation’s its Rishi revive we vision deeper must its leading dharmic yoga bring shakti back humanity and the can yogic power restore on traditions the of path India Durga to that to higher its to honour deal ancient consciousness. with the throne our Goddess mounting as Vishvaguru, as our global inner the crisis. guide. guru This of Awakening nations requires – with that the Honouring yoga through and uncovering spirituality. Durga means the It necessitates spiritual empowering destiny protecting women hidden the in in Earth, our the social magical not just and planet through political that wise world we have ecological and long in the forgotten. practices inner realm but also of It darkness, Awakening requires including that Durga’s we awaken our shakti own the within weakness Arjuna us requires in of each will that one that of allows we us fearlessly to us achieve to tolerate and our highest relentlessly or excuse dharma. negativity challenge and the corruption. forces of India and meditation can develop teachings a new yoga are Shakti already to help bringing usher major in a new changes yuga, into a new the world world age mind. for all Yet humanity. there remains Its yogic a tyrannical higher forces Mahishasura to fully manifest. of greed, violence, arrogance and fanaticism that must be removed to allow the our creatures! Ma Durga struggling as the earthly eternal realm, Shakti so and that Supreme our planet Mother can become descends full to remove of light and the shadows bliss for all of falsehood of its myriad on Share this:  Share  New Articles by David Frawley Prev: Who is Goddess Durga and why we celebr… Next: How India can establish Ram Rajya today Home  The Meaning Of Durga Search Articles by Category Articles by Yogini ShambhaviArticles Maharshi on Advaita Vedanta & Ramana Articles on Ancient India and Historical Issues Articles on Ayurveda Articles on Hinduism Articles on Vedas & their interpretations Articles on Vedic Astrology Articles on Yoga & Tantra Core Teachings New Articles by David Frawley News Tweets by Dr David Frawley Archives February 2017 January 2017 December 2016 November 2016 October 2016 September 2016 August 2016 July 2016 June 2016 April 2016 March 2016 February 2016 January 2016 December 2015 November 2015 October 2015 September 2015 August 2015 July 2015 June 2015 May 2015 April 2015 March 2015 February 2015 January 2015 December 2014 November 2014 October 2014 September 2014 August 2014 July 2014 May 2014 April 2014 February 2014 January 2014 October 2013 June 2013 March 2013 February 2013 November 2012 October 2012 August 2012 June 2012 PRIVACY payments, POLICY: we do We not take share your with take anyone. your privacy seriously. 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