Hindu Goddesses, Feminine Energies, Shakti, Devi (Yoga Mythology / Ancestral Narratives_

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Lesson Overview

In this lesson, we introduce the goddesses and their energy.


Become familiar with the goddesses and shakti energy in yoga philosophy.


Describe the meaning and significance of goddesses in yoga philosophy. Provide a number of names and forms of the Divine Feminine and the name given to this power. Define the Sanskrit word “shakti” and explain how this word is particularly unique and meaningful. Describe the goddess called Shakti. Describe the appearance and gifts of the Goddess Gayatri.

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