Shreena Gandhi is a part of the Religious Studies Department at Michigan State University, where is primarily teaches classes on religion and race in the Americas.
The question of the Hindu goddess’s feminism is embedded within the larger question of the instrumentality of religion in the post-colonial nation and thus moves far afield of a de-contextualised if more focused consideration of an answer.
Alex is a yoga teacher and provocateur.
Lama Rod is a Buddhist spiritual teacher and queer social justice activist.
Nkem is the founder and president of Lumos Transforms and creator of The Resilience Toolkit, a model that promotes embodied self-awareness and self-regulation in an ecologically sensitive framework and social justice context.
Greta is an eco-feminist and philosopher.
Two short conversations with spiritual teachers Miles Neale and Isa Gucciardi.
Oneika is an activist, yoga and meditation teacher.
Many people today who are deeply concerned about the world’s suffering inhabit a secularized worldview in which it is assumed that religious understandings of salvation or spiritual liberation are irrelevant to the material needs and ways of thinking prevalent in our time.
The question of the Hindu goddess’s feminism is embedded within the larger question of the instrumentality of religion in the post-colonial nation – both for a ‘secular’ politics and for women’s struggles in mass movements – and thus, moves far afield of a de-contextualised if more focused consideration of an answer.
The feminist significance of the Goddess Kali lies in an indigenous worshipful attitude of “Kali-bhakti” rather than in the mere image of the Goddess.