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  1. Silvia
    October 1, 2016 @ 10:03 pm

    Thank you for writing this Kavitha! So interesting and relevant for me right now. Much love, Silvia x

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    • Kavitha
      October 2, 2016 @ 11:36 am

      Thank you for reading Silvia! So glad that you found it useful. Happy Navarathri!

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  2. Emma Gabriel
    October 1, 2016 @ 11:15 pm

    Another amazing post!
    You examine and explain this so clearly, the nine nights. I tend to see all of creation as equal–but able to be seen in so many ways. In any case, your exposition here is a true blesing, and your personal clarity and presence definitely comes through!

    <3

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    • Kavitha
      October 2, 2016 @ 11:35 am

      Thank you dear Emma. That’s the paradox, isn’t it? Different and yet the same 🙂

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  3. Madhavi
    October 2, 2016 @ 11:50 am

    Beautiful Kavitha..
    The relevance to both the inner and outer worlds is remarkable.
    Mahisha in his arrogance asks to be slain by a woman because in his mind a woman has no power and therefore he would be as close to immortality as it gets. And so the rampage of the world in his arrogance continues.
    Ofcourse the universe has other plans… Eventually everyone suffers and what brings balance is the divine feminine intervention.
    How apt to the current times….
    After this bloody battle, may we all come to a place of sweet harmony and creativity.

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    • Kavitha
      October 3, 2016 @ 1:47 am

      Ah, how apt, Madhavi! Such a wisely worded connection to the present times – thank you so much for sharing!

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  4. Bonnie Twiddy
    October 2, 2016 @ 11:10 pm

    When I first started to read I thought this is way to deep for me, but as I read on it all came together. Loved it.

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    • Kavitha
      October 3, 2016 @ 1:44 am

      Thank you for reading and for your feedback, Bonnie! I was wondering if it was too deep and your comment is very helpful for me to hone my writing. Love and hugs.

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