Durga, Goddess of Valor Picture

Goddess Worship is a central part of Hinduism. Durga Puja (Worship of Goddess Durga) is a popular 10 day Bengali festival that happens around the Fall (ended Oct 21st for year 2007).
Synopsis of the myth is - she is created by all the Gods of the Pantheon and given their powers and weaponry to subdue a demon king who had taken over Heaven. The festival celebrates her victory. Look her up on Wikipedia for more info.
Since I hv missed all the festivals in India since 1997, I draw an image every year. I sketched by hand, used that as reference while coloring in Photoshop CS using a tablet.
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