An ancient formula, hard-rolled combining sandalwood, lavender flowers and natural gum resins from aromatic trees.
An ancient formula, hard-rolled combining sandalwood, patchouli leaves and natural gum resins from aromatic trees.
- Beautiful fragrance for Mother worship. Amber Kasturi (20g)
This photo of Ma Tara was taken in the famous Tarapith temple, Birbhum, West Bengal. Many tantrics and saints have practiced sadhana at the Tarapith temple and cremation ground. The renowned tantric Bamakhyepa spent most of his life there. Of the more contemporary saints, Anandamayi Ma practiced sadhana in Tarapith.
This is the famous Kali image Sri Ramakrishna worshipped in the Dakshineswar Kali Temple, Calcutta, India. Kali here is in her benign form. She is the dakshina Kali with her right foot front. By divine grace, Elizabeth Usha Harding got the rare privilege to take photos inside the inner shrine of Kali. Taking pictures in the inner sanctum is usually strictly forbidden.
- This small bowl is ideal to hold sandalwood paste or other offerings used in ritual worship. Made from polished brass in village Bengal. About 2" in diameter.
- The story goes that one priest slipped while carrying this image. Krishna’s foot got broken and, since a broken image should not be worshipped, pandits recommended to immerse it in the Ganga. The Rani, who built the Dakshineswar Kali Temple was heartbroken because she had become very attached to this image of Krishna. Sri Ramakrishna came to the rescue. He said,” If you son in law breaks his leg, will you throw him into the Ganges?” Sri Ramakrishna himself fixed this image.
- Sri Sarada Devi, the divine consort of Sri Ramakrishna worshipped this fierce form of the goddess Kali dancing in the cremation ground.
- Photo taken of Ma Annapurna at the famous Annapurna Temple in Benares, India 5x7"