Kamalatmika: The Truth About Beauty

As we come to the last post of this empowering and heartening series on the 10 Great Wisdom Goddesses over these last 10 weeks – we are finally met with the brilliantly, radiant Kamalatmika. She is named after the beautiful lotus flower that grows untainted from murky waters – and emerges as a lustrous, fragrant blossom. She is “the grace that bestows beauty into that mesmerizing sunset, that haunting melody, that exquisite touch of the beloved, that juiciness of the perfectly ripe fruit, and that lingering fragrance of the rose bloom.” She is the Grace manifest in all things. … More Kamalatmika: The Truth About Beauty

Chinnamasta: Goddess of Transformation

Chinnamasta, the sixth of the Dasha Mahavidyas (Ten Wisdom Goddesses) is the Goddess of Transformation. She symbolizes the dual nature of life-giving and life-taking at the same time. She is actually not as scary as she may appear to be in her imagery. When we understand her symbolism and energetic qualities, we can see the appeal for transcending death in order for new life to blossom – for true transformation to take place. … More Chinnamasta: Goddess of Transformation