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Shakti: Realm of the Divine Mother

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Presents the mystery of the Divine Mother in all her manifold aspects

• Explores more than 30 different goddess aspects of the Shakti force, both beneficial and malefic

• Includes Sanskrit hymns and classic verses by Sri Auribindo for each of the goddesses

Shakti is synonymous with the Devi, the Divine Mother or divine power that manifests, sustains, and transforms the uni
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Paperback, 384 pages
Published July 21st 2008 by Inner Traditions
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Jan 10, 2009 rated it liked it
As the name suggests Shakti: Realm of the Divine Mother is about Devi—the ancient, eternal Prakriti and mother of universe—and her various forms. There are an increasing number of books about the incarnations of gods and goddesses, but what makes this book different is that Vanamali goes beyond the stories of over thirty avatars in order to discuss the esoteric significance of each incarnation. Vanamali has accomplished the gargantuan task of bringing the many different aspects of Devi into a si ...more
Tony Butcher
Jul 15, 2010 rated it it was amazing
A fantastically good book about the 30 main aspect of Mother Divine. As she says- all our troubles arise because our small ego driven self has lost touch with the Atman or god within. The different aspect of Mother Divine shows us how to reconnect with our higher inner self. Vanamali writes beautifully, with a clear and perceptive style. I think she is not just a writer but actually an exponent of what she writes about
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loved this book
And really recommend it for Indophiles
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