Thursday, October 14, 2010

NAVARATRI Day 7 - Kala Ratri

Swami Vishwananda has returned to Shree Peetha Nilaya and will be present for the remaining days of Navaratri 2010. Gurudev is pictured below at arati.

Kali is the guardian, the Divine Mother, dharma and eternal time. Kali shines with the brilliance of numerous fires of dissolution. Her body is covered with vibhuti (sacred ash). Lord Shiva is under her feet.
Nine Days of Navaratri:
Divine Mother Aspects and Dress Colors:
  1. Shailaputri, (green)
  2. Brahmacharini, (grey)
  3. Chandraghanta, (pink)
  4. Kushmanda, (white)
  5. Skanda Mata, (red)
  6. Katyayani, (blue)
  7. Kala Ratri (Kaalratri), (yellow)
  8. Maha Gowri (Violet)
  9. Siddhidayini. (Peacock green)

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