The Dasa(Ten) Mahavidyas
Maha Vidya - Maa Kali
body of her
out of her
of us mortal
Kali symbolizes death, time and destruction. She is the first Goddess as we have to transcend our fear of time, death and the temporary to truly start on our spiritual path.
Mahavidya - Maa Tara
We invoke Tara in times of need. She is the gentle saviouress who we pray to in times of need and distress. She will guide us safely across the oceans of Maya (the great illusion meaning existence). She is light blue, white and golden and will grant us the miracles we ask for.
Mahavidya - Maa Tripura Sundari
face of God.
She is the
all things (ie
The magnificent sri yantra is often usen in her worship
Mahavidya - Maa Bhuvaneswari
Bhuvaneswari is the goddess of space. She is invoked to increase our consciousness of the vastness of the universe. She also stands for the pursuing of knowledge.
Mahavidya - Maa Tripura Bhairavi
Tripura Bhairavi is the goddess of tapas meaning spiritual practice. She gives the adept a huge power of focus and perseverance to reach any goal.
Mahavidya - Maa Chinnamasta
With a flash
so it no
bound to the
body. She is
of Shiva. In
one of her 4
one of three
Meditation upon her gives immense courage
Mahavidya - Maa Dhumavati
Dhumavati is the power of the void. She is portrayed as an old crooked hag with rotten teeth. She symbolizes all which is sorrowful, despairing, forsaken and putrefied. She is death itself. She gives us the opportunity to find God in even the most despairing situation by going deeply inwards until we find the deepest truth in the depths of our being.
Mahavidya - Maa Bagalamukhi
is the power
is used to
She is portrayed as a woman of immense beauty who puts anyone who contemplates her into a deep state of trance.
Mahavidya - Maa Matangi
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A great example of the order of the universe are the sciences of fractals or the holographic theory of the universe.
She is also used extensively by artists who use this universal order to channel works of great depth and beauty.
Mahavidya - Maa Kamala
Kamalatmika is the Goddess of abundance and spiritual perfection. When the adept has been through all the other Goddesses he/she has understood the universe and is ready to receive all its gifts.