The Creation of a Goddess, Durga

The Creation of a Goddess, Durga

Durga, Warrior GoddessLong ago, many years after Brahma thought of the Universe and Saraswati created it, there was a great and powerful demon, Mahi Asura. He hungered power and asked the God of Gods, Brahma, what he could do to become more powerful. Brahma instructed the demon what to do, and Mahi Asura set off to perform the deeds to become more powerful.

Meanwhile, the gods, Indra, Vishnu and Varuna, which were to protect all the good in the universe were found resting on their laurels. Over the years, they assumed their current powers and abilities were enough to handle any situation. That all changed as Mahi Asura gained more and more power through time and dedication to his practices. Mahi Asura tested his powers by battling the gods and goddesses. Because of Mahi Asura’s dedication to his studies, he easily won battles and took over many of the duties performed by the gods and goddesses.

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