Durga embodies the message of empowerment through the recognition and establishment of boundaries. She teaches us that setting healthy boundaries is an act of self-love and self-respect, enabling us to protect our inner peace and strength. Her message is one of courage, inner fortitude, and the ability to stand firm in the face of challenges.
Durga primarily embodies feminine energy, which is fierce, nurturing, and protective. Her energy is that of a warrior goddess, but she channels it with grace and compassion.
"Divine energy shields my mind, my body, and my soul. I am shielded from head to toe and nothing can go wrong."
This affirmation invokes her protective and transformative qualities
Durga's story is a symbol of triumph over evil. She was created by the divine to combat the demon Mahishasura, who was causing chaos and terror. With her extraordinary powers, Durga defeated Mahishasura, restoring peace and balance to the universe.
Durga is renowned for her fearlessness, strength, and unwavering commitment to justice. She is a symbol of divine feminine power and protection.
Durga is characterized by courageous, nurturing, fierce, protective, compassionate, and determined nature.
Her Shadow Side
Durga's shadow side may manifest as excessive aggression or an inability to let go of battles and grudges.It's essential to balance her fierce energy with compassion and discernment.
Solar Plexus Chackra
Durga is associated with the Manipura (solar plexus) chakra, representing personal power and self-worth.
DURGA IS ASSOCIATED WITH THE HEART.
- The solar plexus, where the Manipura chakra resides, is linked to Durga's energy.
CRYSTALS OR GEMSTONES COMMONLY ASSOCIATED WITH DURGA INCLUDE TIGER'S EYE, CARNELIAN, AND CITRINE.
Oils & Blends
THE USE OF SANDALWOOD, FRANKINCENSE, AND GINGER ESSENTIAL OILS IS ASSOCIATED WITH INVOKING THE ENERGY OF DURGA.
MARIGOLDS ARE OFTEN ASSOCIATED WITH DURGA.
The marigold symbolizes victory and devotion.
THE LION IS A TOTEM ANIMAL ASSOCIATED WITH DURGA.
The lion, often depicted as her mount, symbolizes courage and strength.
THE ARIES SIGN IS COMMONLY ASSOCIATED WITH DURGA.
Durga's qualities of leadership and fearlessness.
The New Moon, symbolizing new beginnings and transformation, is associated with Durga.
When to Call Her
You can call upon Durga whenever you need protection, strength, or guidance in setting boundaries.Call her during times of personal transformation and new beginnings.
Yoga Poses or Somatic Practices
TO HONOR DURGA, YOU CAN CREATE A SACRED ALTAR ADORNED WITH CANDLES, FLOWERS, AND IMAGES OR STATUES REPRESENTING HER.* Lighting a red or orange candle. * Creating a sacred altar with images of Durga. * Offering marigold flowers and incense. * Reciting her mantra for protection