The gods and the demons were having a competition, chasing after the elixir of life, called ‘Amrita’. They were seeking it in all the universes and had been looking everywhere for Amrita, yet they could not find it.
The story of how Durga came into form happened a long, long time ago. It was a time of a great war between the Gods and the demons; one that had been going on for millions and millions of years.
In this interview, Chameli tells the myth of Durga and speaks about the importance of reclaiming the fierce feminine.
In this powerful talk, Eve Ensler retells the story of Adam and Eve in a way that empowers and liberates women rather than condemning them for Eve’s choice to eat the apple from the Tree of Life.