The Goddess Traditions

 

  1. The Great Goddess (Devi) and Hindu Goddesses
    1. Devi-Mahatmya (ca. 6th century C.E.)
    2. The Goddess as “power” or “energy” (shakti)

  2. The Creative Potential of Shakti
    1. Sarasvati
    2. Lakshmi (also called Shri or Shri Lakshmi)
    3. Sita
    4. Parvati (Sati)

  3. The Destructive potential of Shakti
    1. Durga
    2. Kali