"Your strength is in your calmness, in the clarity of your mind. Strength comes from putting the negative aside without reacting. Win in calmness, in consciousness, in balance." ~ Yogi Amrit Desai Amida, Buddha of Infinite Light Japan - Heian Period - 12th Century <3 lis
Beautiful bronze - c1200 Chola Bronze Statue of Parvati the female manifestation of Shiva (god is neither male nor female), sometimes represented side-by-side with him (god is neither one nor two). She’s sometimes worshipped in her terrifying aspect as the demon-slaying, ten-thousand-armed Durga; or, as Durga’s even more terrifying aspect, the graveyard-dancing witch, Kali.