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There’s a lesser known Hindu deity named Akhilandeshvari, or The Goddess of Never Not Broken. This Goddess, who is depicted riding a crocodile, embodies the ability to come together and fall apart, over and over again. She is the personification of healthy annihilation, the archetype of vicissitude. She breaks apart in order to come back together as a more powerful entity. Indeed, it is exactly because she is able to break apart that she is so powerful. the crocodile goddess • m. solongo

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Namkaran – The Hindu Naming Ceremony

http://hinduism.about.com/od/astrology/a/Namkaran-Hindu-Naming-Ceremony.htm

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This goddess is called 妙音天女 or 辩才天女 in China,and Benzaiten (弁才天, 弁財天) is the Japanese name for the Hindu goddess Saraswati. Benzaiten is the Goddess of everything that flows: Water, Words, Speech, Eloquence, Music and by extension, Knowledge. This photo is from a role in Beijing Opera

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50 Best Names Of Hindu Goddess Lakshmi For Your Baby Girl: Chanting the different names of the goddess Lakshmi can attract wealth. Here is a list of 50 names for your baby girl that spell prosperity.

50 Best Goddess Lakshmi Names For Baby Girl

50 Best Names Of Hindu Goddess Lakshmi For Your Baby Girl: Chanting the different names of the goddess Lakshmi can attract wealth. Here is a list of 50 names for your baby girl that spell prosperity.

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Representation of Rati, based on a 7th-century stone sculpture from Naganatha Temple, Karnataka, India. Rati, also known as Aditi, Lajja Gauri, Adya Shakti, Matangi, Renuka, and by many other names, is the Hindu goddess of love, carnal desire, lust, passion and sexual pleasure. The most ancient Goddess form of Hinduism, she is always portrayed with a lotus-head, and her legs opened and raised in a manner suggesting either birthing or sexual receptivity.

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Green Tara the Bodhisattva of compassionate action who manifests in female form. Tara's name is said to derive from the verb meaning "to cross" or "to traverse". In Tibetan Tara is Drolma which means "She Who Saves".

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Lord Shiva

Lord Shiva Beautiful. The most powerful and fascinating deity in Hinduism, who represents death and dissolution. One of the godheads in the Hindu Trinity, and known by many names - Mahadeva, Pashupati, Nataraja, Vishwanath, Bhole Nath - Shiva is perhaps the most complex of Hindu deities. Hindus recognise this by putting his shrine in the temple separate from those of other deities and worshipping Shiva as a phallic symbol called the ‘Shiva Limgam’ in most temples.

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