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"In the Puranas there are stories, but they are not just stories, inside there is more. If you sit, meditate and ponder, many things come up. Many secrets of nature gets revealed to us."

- Gurudev Sri Sri Ravi Shankar at the Parashakti launch event

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Discover the Hidden Wisdom in our Mythology

Stories of the Mother Divine from the Puranas have been told and retold for centuries. They are full of beauty and power, filling you with faith in the divine energy that protects and cares for us. Yet, they defy the intellect.

The stories can be written off as a result of the excellent imagination of the ancient Rishis. But, when you know what to look for and how to decode them - the greatest secrets of life and creation unfold like the hidden pearls from the ocean of stories.

Time and again, we have seen both miracles and disasters that are way beyond our intellectual explanation or understanding.

Who is responsible for these?

Who are the Devas and Asuras? Why is the Mother Divine considered to be above them all?

In the book Parashakti, Bhanumathi Narasimhan unravels the hidden essence of the awe inspiring stories of Goddesses Navadurga, Saptamaatrika, Dashamahavidya, Lakshmi, Saraswati, Kamakshi, Annapoorna, to name a few.

She also explains the meaning behind the Yantras and Mantras, and gives an in-depth explanation about the Sri Yantra. There is also a chapter on the quintessence of the Lalitha Sahasranama, where you will be able to appreciate the beautiful connotations of the thousand names praising Goddess Lalitha.

Dive into the magic of the divine tales...

"Your beauty is not in your skin, it's in your nature. Mother Divine Parashakti is all beauty. Satyam, Shivam, Sundaram."

- Gurudev Sri Sri Ravi Shankar at the Parashakti launch event

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Who are usually faced with many questions – ‘Why does Devi Durga have so many hands, why does Mahakali look so gory?’ This book will help you share both the stories of the Mother Divine and the actual significance behind each of the mystical stories.



Who play a big role in every student’s life – this book can help you equip yourself to teach your students the right connotations of our ancient stories when they are young.

College students


Who want to learn how you can tap into the unseen to create a great future for yourself - Have you ever wondered ‘There are so many magical stories in ‘mythology’ - can any part of this magic help me real-time? This book has the answers.

senior citizens


Who have always known and told the stories of the Mother Divine to your grandchildren. But, is there something you missed?

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Who have always celebrated the glory of the various forms of the Mother Divine through our various festivals. This book can add value and meaning to every aspect of our celebration!



Who wants to know more about the stories and mystical forms of the Mother Divine and understand their deeper meaning.

Who would like to know the significance of worshiping the same Devi in different forms in so many different temples.

Meet the Author

Bhanumathi Narasimhan is the younger sister of Gurudev Sri Sri Ravi Shankar. She is a meditation teacher, and her workshops have brought an experience of deep inner peace to thousands of people worldwide.

She is the author of Gurudev - On the Plateau of the Peak, a national best selling biography on Gurudev Sri Sri Ravishankar. It was adjudged the Most Popular Book of 2018 in the biographies section. She has made her foray into children’s writing with her latest book, Gods and Goddesses. It introduces this much younger audience to the pantheon of the most popular Hindu gods and goddesses. Bhanumathi leads the Women's Welfare and Child Care initiatives at The Art of Living and is the chairperson of the International Women's Conference. She holds a Master’s degree in Sanskrit literature and is a trained Carnatic classical singer.