4 Goddess-Inspired Poses to Ignite Your Life

Yoga poses inspired by the warrior goddess Durga will help you enhance every part of your life.

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Mantra practice helps you to shift your inner mental state, so you can manifest what you really want in the physical state. There is a mantra connected to the warrior goddess Durga to help you find your courage, voice, and truth, and feel less afraid in life:

Om Dum Durgayei Namaha

Which means, "Om, I bow to the one who overcomes all difficulties." Chant this mantra when you are ready for a big breakthrough in life and need extra protection and courage to make the shift.

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The following 4 poses, inspired by Durga, will help you enhance every part of your life.