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This app contains a summary of the meaning, significance, and traditions of Navratri, a Hindu religious festival honoring the Goddess Shakti. What is Navratri? Navratri (or Navaratri) is a festival dedicated to the worship of the Hindu deity Shakti or Durga. The word Navaratri means "nine nights" in Sanskrit. During these nine nights and ten days, nine forms of Devi Shakti are worshiped and the divine feminine is honored.

This is the Creation story of the Polynesian people of Samoa. It includes the creation of Earth and Men, the Nine Heavens, and the Gods of Samoan mythology. Where is Samoa? Samoa is a sovereign island state in Polynesia, in the South Pacific Ocean. It became independent from New Zealand in 1962, and was admitted to the United Nations in 1976. The two main islands of Samoa are Upolu and Savai'i, one of the biggest islands in Polynesia.

People of India, January 2013. Woman in prayer in the waters of the Sangam during the Kumbh Mela in Allahabad. by Benjamin Ettinger (flairspotting.tumblr.com)

This is the Creation story of the Polynesian people of Samoa. It includes the creation of Earth and Men, the Nine Heavens, and the Gods of Samoan mythology. Where is Samoa? Samoa is a sovereign island state in Polynesia, in the South Pacific Ocean. It became independent from New Zealand in 1962, and was admitted to the United Nations in 1976. The two main islands of Samoa are Upolu and Savai'i, one of the biggest islands in Polynesia.

This app contains a traditional bathing ritual, called the Gold Bath, in honor of the African Goddess Oshun. It may be used to pray for any positive and harmless wish or request, such as love, wealth, fertility, or beauty. Please exercise all proper safety precautions while bathing or burning candles! Who is Oshun? Oshun is the African Goddess of love, beauty, prosperity, marriage, fertility, and fresh water. She is the Queen of the Rivers and the youngest of the Orishas, or manifestations…

This is an ancient hymn from the Vedic Hindu Atharvaveda, translated into English in a style similar to the King James Bible. Each hymn reveals many fascinating aspects of ancient Indo-Aryan culture, history, and religion. Great for meditation, bhakti, praise, or scholarly study! This particular hymn honors God in the form of Indra, who is given the epithet "the Bull", as well as Agni "the Sage".