Connecting to the Hindu Feminine Deities


Invitation Video

Connecting to the Hindu Feminine Deities (Madres divinas hindúes)


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Two one-hour sessions
Durga , Parvati, Kali, Dumavati, Bbhuvaneshwari, Sarisvati, Lakshmi and Radha
Douglas Jackman
English, Español
Free with recommended donation of $10.00
Course Description
How much do you know about the divine feminine Hindu deities? Most of us know their names and some basic associations. Through these presentations, Douglas describes depictions and images that will draw you closer to the profound essence of who they are and what they are known for.  His goal for these offerings is to enhance your connection and relationship to these beautiful, sublime and powerful beings.
  • Durga – Warrior goddess
  • Parvati – Goddess of relationships
  • Kali – Destroyer of the unreal
  • Dumavati - Goddess of the Dispossessed
  • Bbhuvaneshwari – Goddess of space
  • Sarisvati – She who has flow; the divine muse
  • Lakshmi –She who leads to one's goal
If time allows, we may also review Radha – Passion for God through the beloved.
Meru University Symposium
Course #
MU 2024-02

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Course Resources

Hearts Center Resources

Heartstream: Beloved Sarasvati and Lakshmi Place A Miniaturized Replica of an Ancient Sacred Temple within the Secret Chamber of Our Hearts (May 1, 2010; text) and Audio
Heartstream: Durga: Assimilate Light, O Initiates of Sacred Fire!(text), originally delivered on January 5, 2018, Video and Audio Durga comes encouraging initiates of the sacred fire to assimilate light.
Heartstream: Durga, Lakshmi and Sarasvati Anoint Our Auras with the White Light of the Mother (text), originally delivered on January 5, 2018, Video and Audio delivered through David Christopher Lewis, spiritual teacher and author, during The Hearts Center daily morning broadcast on Jan. 28, 2020, from the Sanctuary of the Heart, Livingston, Montana.
Rosary of Comfort (text), Audio, Video

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Awakening Shakti: The Transformative Power of the Goddesses of Yoga by Sally Kempton

How do you live a life of spiritual awakening as well as outer abundance, inner freedom as well as deep intimacy? How do you serve the world selflessly, yet passionately celebrate your life? The sages of Tantra have known for centuries that when you follow the path of Shakti―the sacred feminine principle personified by the goddesses of yoga―these gifts can manifest spontaneously.


Durga Devotional Chants - Durga Stuti, Durga Mantra, Durga Japa, Devi Mantra
Adi Shakti - Bhakti Mantra
Meditation on Shanti Mantra - Bhakti Marathi
May there be Well-Being in all
May there be peace in all
May there be fulfillment in all
May there be Auspiciousness in all

Meditation on Sariswati
Devotional Mantra

Mahalakshmi Mantra - Meditation on Lakshmi by Armonian
Om. Let us meditate on the Great Goddess Sri Lakshmi, the consort of Sri Maha Vishnu. May that effulgent Maha Lakshmi Devi inspire and illuminate our mind with understanding.

Our students are saying:

  • Douglas' wonderful storytelling gave me a greater appreciation and reverence for the Hindu Divine Mothers. Awesome, uplifting two sessions! Thank you! -CA
  • Great class, Douglas! Loved the Goddesses. – LD
  • Thank you, wonderful mantras! AR
  • Thank you for an enjoyable class! - JF
  • Beautiful sharing, Douglas! The images were beautiful! - CB
  • Thank you for this class, Douglas and Hindu Feminine Deities! - MM
  • Great presentation - SW
  • Douglas, I liked your prayer to Sacred Kali in the Prayers and Mantras topic on the Hearts Center Forum! – RB
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