The destroyer. Also the deity of the cosmic dance.Often shown wearing tiger skin loin cloth, a snake collar and sometimes a skull necklace.He's dangerous, destructive, and lethal yet joyful and creative.
But the curtains were drawn tight, bathing the corners of their quarters in inky black. Even the mirrors were covered, holey sheets thrown over them. Mar Jacobi's children sat on low stools. Their round faces were blank, stiff as concrete statues.
Mourning a loved one is hardly the most pleasant of activities, but for those participating in the Jewish ritual of sitting shiva, it can offer much-needed comfort -- and even be enjoyable. Speaking about her grandmother's recent death,