The varied portrayal of Indian mothers

The varied portrayal of Indian mothers

Not every Indian woman wants to become a mother but not every woman regrets being a mother. Motherhood is a bliss, the perfect choice, the true incarnation of happiness.

Durga Maa, Kaali Maa, Dharti Maa and of course your own Maa, have you ever counted the number of moms that protect you? If not, we are here to make you count the number of mothers you own.

Introducing favorite moms of India!

  • Bharat Mata:

The varied portray of Indian mothers

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She is the mom whose picture is stuck on every wall of Maharashtra. A Durga idol with a golden crown, a trishul in her hand, resting on a lion and a map of India standing behind her as a proud spectator.

  • Mother Mary:

The varied portray of Indian mothers

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Mother Mary, the Saint Mary, the Virgin Mary and also known as the Madonna, she is a peaceful mom and the picture in which she is clutching baby Jesus to her bosom, radiates peace.

 

  • Mother Teresa

The varied portray of Indian mothers

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One of my favorite moms, this kind woman devoted her life to helping the poor and serving the destitute.

 

  • Gau Mata:

The varied portrayal of Indian mothers

 

The Hindu mythology speaks about worshiping Cows. After Narendra Modi became the Prime Minister, devotees of Gau Mata has substantially increased. It is worth pondering upon why a controversial statement on Cows can cause quite a stir in the whole country.

 

  • The Bandra- Mahim mom:

The varied portrayal of Indian mothers

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The hideous sculpture of a mother holding a child at Bandra-Mahim junction in Mumbai with the words “A child gives birth to a mother” engraved at its base is a popular mother among most Mumbaikars.

  • Maa Kali:

The varied portrayal of Indian mothers

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Aha! How can we miss these supermoms with superpowers? Durga is the power behind creation and destruction. Kali is the remover of ego and liberator of the soul. They are the Supreme power of the Supreme Being.

Must read: 6 Reasons we should absolutely adore our mothers!

Have we missed your favorite? Tell us in the comments below.


  

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