Mother goddesses

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  • Buffalo Demon

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    Out of more than six hundred Nepalese objects in the Rubin Museum’s collection, this sculpture Durga Killing the Buffalo Demon is located in the fourth floor of Rubin Museum that the “NEPALESE SEASONS: RAIN AND RITUAL” exhibition. Durga Killing the Buffalo Demon is made by gilt copper alloy in the 13th century in Nepal, which is about 11.125 inches height, 12.875 inches width and 7.375 inches depths. This magnificent sculpture of Durga is a jewel of Nepalese art. She is believed to be a Hindu goddess

  • Hindu Goddess : A Religious Connecter For Hindu Women

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    McDermott points out that the interest in the Goddess also peaked from “[The] stress on women 's experience and feminist perspectives; and the move from a reliance on texts and elite viewpoints to an emphasis on local, oral, village contexts where goddesses tend to thrive” (McDermott 2005, 3907). When finding research, McDermott

  • Analysis Of The Great Mother Archetype

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    symbol Neumann offers is that of the Great Mother. Similar to the uroboros, the Great Mother typically enters the mythical realm as the first sexed being within it. Still possessing the ability to create without a partner, this figure is often linked to nature, fertility and the unconscious. At this stage, the ego has not fully established independence from its unconscious source, which is apparent in the sexed son-lovers, created by the Great Mother to beget more creation unto her world (often

  • Movie Reflection In The Movie 'Drai Santoshi Maa'

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    Movie Reflection In the film “Jai Santoshi Maa” the goddess Santoshi Maa is depicted in many different forms. Santoshi Maa is the “goddess of happiness”, she has many forms in which she provides hope for the people. She wears an elegant sari using the gesture of blessing with her hand, and at when she takes her many different forms she has a very calm demeanor which provides hope for her devotees. This idea of hope is shown in the movie multiple times, Satyawati,who is a very faithful devotee of

  • Teraphim Themes

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    Teraphim The gods and goddesses Dinahs mothers’ believe in are in the forms of teraphim, statutes that resemble the human shape. Jacob, Dinahs father, believes in the One God, as he learned from his his father and grandfather, and his religion (Judaism) and practices with animal sacrifice and ceremony. Jacobs religion does not fit his wives, who have practice their rituals for their gods and goddesses under the moon. They secretly worship their own gods, and take care not to offend Jacob with their

  • God Of War: The Greek God Of War

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    the goddesses of marriage. And ares the king of war was able to fight in many wars without a single injury . In conclusion , god of war and hatred this god has a historical features and life. Ares is the god of war in his childhood ares parents did not like him because of his hatred and merciless when he went missing neither of his parents looked for him but he was actually abducted by the giant Aloadai twin. Ares had a large family. His father was Zeus, god the heavens, and his mother was Hera

  • Helpless Mothers: Ceres and Andromache

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    Helpless Mothers: Ceres and Andromache One of the inherent problems that is prominently on display in both the Iliad and in Ceres and Proserpina is the role of women in Greek and Roman mythology. "To read the history of Ancient Greece as it has been written for centuries is to enter a thoroughly male world" (Blundell, 226). When it comes to a poem like the Iliad, this is even more particularly true as the reader enters a universe of war, where women are very much on the peripheral and the men

  • Hinduism : Hinduism And The Beliefs Of Hinduism

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    Hinduism being very vast with its philosophies and emitting the light that stood time tested, glares many times the eyes of one who seeks to find what is inside it. Often one gets confused with the availability of multiple answers to the same question and the presence of numerous ways that it suggests to one who seeks it for upliftment. Because of this glare one may see only the darkness and may tend to think Hinduism is a religion of rituals and old fashioned. But when one comes beyond this initial

  • Hephaestus Research Paper

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    Here, he was found and raised by the goddess Thetis and Eurynome. When grown up, he built his realm under a volcano, on the island of Lemnos. Once he figured out what his mother had done to him; he plotted revenge. He made a throne that was made out of gold. The throne had jewels and was magic. He sent this throne to his mother in Olympus as a “gift”. Hera had received her gift and was very excited. When she sat down in the chair, invisible chain shot out and tied her up. As strong as the other gods

  • Role Of Women In The Mahabharata

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    Mahabharata? Comment on the nature of the religion in the text? “In the construction of womanhood in the Hindu tradition, the idea of the goddesses functions as a philosophical and social archetype.” Goddesses were perceived as a symbol of divine power and irresistible energy. Women were prescribed roles like the protector, wielder of power, wife, helper, daughter, mother and nurturer. It was in the dharmaśāstras, that women were prescribed rules to abide by in their day to day lives, towards the household