Guided Meditation: Grieving with the Goddess Dhumavati


Guided Meditation: Grieving with the Goddess Dhumavati


Grieving or in despair? Sit with the Tantric goddess Dhumavati to process your emotions and discover her teachings.

Dhumavati is a goddess in the Hindu Shakta Tantra tradition. She is old and ugly, rides on the back of a crow, and spends time around traditional cremation grounds. Her name means "the smoky one," and it is said that she was born of the smoke from the funeral pyre.

When we are in despair or disappointment, when we are at a loss, hopeless, with seemingly nowhere to turn, Dhumavati can help us see the value and divinity in the darkness of this moment. Sit with her and witness yourself in a moment of disappointment and despair and see what it has to teach you.

If you want to learn more about Dhumavati, check out Sally Kempton's Awakening Shakti and Kavitha Chinnaiyan's Shakti Rising.


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Guided Meditation Grieving with the Goddess Dhumavati

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