Hinduism @ BellaOnline http://www.bellaonline.com/Site/hinduism Hinduism en-us Copyright 2014 BellaOnline.com All Rights Reserved. Thu, 24 Apr 2014 03:01:43 EST 240 http://www.bellaonline.com/images/logo.jpg Hinduism @ BellaOnline http://hinduism.bellaonline.com An Overview of the Devi Mahatmya http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art181884.asp The Devi Mahatmya is a prominent Hindu text that narrates the victories of different forms of Shakti, the divine feminine energy. Read more about these narratives and the significance of this text in a ritual context. Sun, 27 Oct 2013 01:03:06 EST Saraswati- Goddess of Arts and Learning http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art181770.asp Visual representations of the Goddess Saraswati attempt to portray Her as the source of the divine wisdom that underlies all forms of arts and learning. Read more about the symbolism behind her visual portrait and why Hindus turn to her for blessings on their journey for knowledge. Fri, 18 Oct 2013 19:14:40 EST The Wedding of Shiva and Parvati http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art181722.asp The divine union between Shiva and Parvati as husband and wife is captured in Hindu literature and art. This narrative synopsis details the circumstances that lead Parvati to draw Shiva away from his ascetic life and into marriage. Wed, 9 Oct 2013 17:33:46 EST