`I received this photograph of the Hindu goddess Kundalini Shakti from Shanti Mayi. He sent it to me after hearing my interview on Red Ice Radio. Shanti was struck by how much this statue reminded him of descriptions of the Nummo and the Eight Ancestors. According to the Dogon elder Ogotemmêli, besides having green skin, the Nummo were described as fish who were capable of walking on land.
www.IndianMiniaturePaintings.co.uk - The Holy Family in tantric form: Shiva Panchmukha sits on a tiger skin, his consort Parvati covering all of his eyes with her hands to protect all from his incinerating gaze, his son Ganesha sits on his lap, in the foreground lie Shiva's vahana Nandi and Parvati's lion. Bengal, circa 1820. Opaque watercolour with gold on wasli. 25.7 x 15.7cm