Tripurasundari - 2

Tripurasundari - one of the Mahavidyas

Lalitha Tripurasundari in lotus with Sugar cane, noose and goad. She is also known as "tantric Parvati"

Image of Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
There is in much of the world the belief that life is a burden, a feeling of penitence, that it is good to suffer, good for the soul. In fact, spiritual life is not that way at all.
—Gurudeva