Dus Mahavidya Frame/Dus Mahavidya Picture Frame (दस महाविधा चित्र) : The name, “Mahavidya”, comes from the Sanskrit roots of Maha, which means great and Vidya, meaning Wisdom, Knowledge, Manifestation or Revelation. Dus Mahavidya Picture Frame
The Dus Mahavidya or the Ten Goddesses are actually ten aspects of the Devi or the Divine Mother in Hinduism. These are Goddesses of Wisdom and represent an entire spectrum of divinity, right from horrific goddesses, to the most beautiful and peaceful deities. – Dus Mahavidya Frame
The Mahavidya (Dus Mahavidya Frame), as a group, represents a vital turning point in the history of Shaktism, as it marks the rise of Bhakti in Shaktism. This movement reached its peak in 1700 C.E. commencing during the post-Puranic era, in about the 6th century C.E., this new theistic movement envisioned the Supreme Being as a female. – Dus Mahavidya Frame
Important Hindu texts such as the Devi-Bhagavata Purana, especially in the seventh skandha, which are known as the Devi Geeta, talk about the Devi’s powers. This soon became the central texts of Shaktism. – Dus Mahavidya Frame
What sets the Mahavidya from other Devi forms is that are considered Tantric nature. They take the following names and manifestations: Dus Mahavidya Frame
Kali: This “Devourer of Time” is worshipped as the very essence of the Brahman or the Supreme Self. Kali is regarded as the Supreme Deity of Kalikula systems
Tara: The Goddess who Saves, Guides and Protects. She offers the ultimate knowledge necessary for salvation. This Mahavidya is also known as Neel Saraswati
- Lalita Tripura-Sundari: The Goddess, also known as Shodashi, is the One Who is the Most Beautiful in the Three Worlds. She is the Supreme Deity of the Srikula systems. She is also the “Tantric Parvati” or the “Moksha Mukuta”.
- Bhuvaneshwari: This Goddess is the Mother or Janani of the whole world – Her entire Body is the Cosmos
- Bhairavi: The Fierce Warrior Goddess
- Chhinnamasta: The Self-Decapitated Goddess, who holds her own neck in her hands
- Dhumavati: The Widow Goddess or the Goddess of death.
- Bagalamukhi: The Goddess Who Paralyzes Enemies
- Matangi: The “Tantric Saraswati”, also the Prime Minister of Lalita
- Kamala: The “Tantric Lakshmi”, also the Goddess on the Lotus
Interestingly, according to the Mahabhagavata Purana and Brhaddharma Purana, Shodashi and Tripura Sundari are regarded as one deity with two different names.
The Guhyatiguyha-tantra relates the Mahavidya with Vishnu’s ten avatars or manifestations. It also states that the Mahavidya are the source from which the avatars of Vishnu manifested.
All of the above ten forms of the Goddess are worshiped as aspects of the universal Mother. Dus Mahavidya Frame
Dus Mahavidya Frame Details:
- Height: 5 inch
- Width: 3.5 inch
- Weight: 55 gram
- Energized: Mahavidya Mantra
- Use: Worship & Protection
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