1. Vanquishing Raktabija: Navarathri and the Gunas, Part II - Kavitha MD
    September 25, 2017 @ 2:07 am

    […] On the individual level, the devas represent the harmony of sattva while the asuras are symbolic of the qualities in us that result in inner and outer conflict. When dark and heavy, they form a dense veil over our inherent wisdom and constitute tamas. When hyperactive or restless as rajas, the veil is less dense but still covers the light of self-knowledge (knowledge of our true nature). Sattva is the lightest of the veils and most conducive to Self-knowledge, but is still a veil (as we will see in the next post). […]


  2. ShakuS
    September 30, 2019 @ 6:01 pm

    Thank you for this excellent three part blog on Navarathri. Contemplating our inner demons using Mahishasura, Raktabija, Shumba and Nishumbha and following the Radical Beauty steps changes our very nature. Beautifully explained and full of compassion. Much gratitude!


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