energy in its dynamic form is symbolized for us ordinary mortals in Indian mythology as “Shakti”, the World Mother.
She is the power and energy by which the Great God creates, preserves and destroys the world.
is worshipped in many different forms. As “Uma” or “Parvati”, she is the gentle consort of “Shiva”.
As “Kamakshi”, she is the Great Mother.
form of Durga, she rides the lion. Lion is the symbol of ego and arrogance that Man has to subdue. With the weapons in her
hand she fights the eight evils (hate, greed, passion, vanity, contempt of others, envy, jealously and the illusions with
which man binds himself).