God of the Week: Durga

5/30/2011: Durga

Durga is a Hindu goddess, a form of Devi, the female aspect of the divine. She is often depicted with many arms, riding a tiger. And, according to one Huf Pro columnist, she may be the divine female role model for our times. How a deity, by definition a mythical being that never had to overcome any real world obstacles, can be a role model is beyond me. But, she looks pretty cool.

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