Durga & How She Became My Universal Mother (+ Navratri Blessings, including a Mantra Practice)

Although she has certainly been present all along, Durga truly powered into my life five years ago, almost to this very day. It was the day my mother suddenly left her body – day three of Navratri, which is the culmination of Durga Ma. My mother had been at a Durgaratri the night before she … More Durga & How She Became My Universal Mother (+ Navratri Blessings, including a Mantra Practice)

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

The Power Behind Expression & Speech –> Matangi

How often do you find yourself holding back on speaking up on your ideas, your beliefs, and for yourself in general? As women, we have been taught to be “good girls,” to stay quiet, be polite – not be a troublemaker. It’s a constant struggle that we see in the corporate, academic, and even spiritual world. How do we develop our own power and use our voice? … More The Power Behind Expression & Speech –> Matangi

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

Bhuvaneshwari: Goddess of S P A C E + Accompanying Yogasan Practice Video

Chances are you’ve found yourself feeling restrained or limited as a result of a past experience, or an old pattern. We can blindly go about our lives repeatedly in situations in which we don’t allow ourselves the time or space to process – instead burying our authentic thoughts and emotions, only to leave our bodies and minds to silently carry this weight. … More Bhuvaneshwari: Goddess of S P A C E + Accompanying Yogasan Practice Video