Monday, October 02, 2006


The site of the Mumbai Durga puja I attended. A bit blurry, but can you spot the demon under Durga's tiger? His name is Mahishasura and he was created when his dad, a king, fell in love with a water buffalo. Not to be underestimated, he drove all the gods out of heaven until the chief three, Brahma, Shivaji and Vishnu, created Durga, aka Shakti, aka Parvati. She's got a lot of arms. Below is another image of her at a Delhi temple:


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