Beautiful painting by Zeng Hao! Green Tara - originally a Hindu goddess and later adopted by some forms of Buddhism. She is known as the mother of liberation, a protectress, an obstacle remover, and an earth mother.
FEBRUARY 28 - ALLAHABAD, INDIA: A woman dressed as Hindu goddess Kali participates in a Shivaratri procession. The night is dedicated to the worship of Lord Shiva, the Hindu god of death and destruction. Kali is represented as the consort of Shiva.