• Gaston:I only wished to save her
  • Maleficent:I only wished to be invited to the party
  • Scar:I only wished to improve relations between the races
  • Captain Hook:I only wished to teach the boy a responsibility-
  • Ursula:I only wished to give the people a voice
  • Captain Hook:-so he wouldn't end up like me
  • Cruella De Vil:I only wished to have a coat made out of puppies.
  • Jafar:WHAT IS WRONG WITH YOU
  • Gaston:THAT'S HORRIBLE
  • Maleficent:WHY WOULD YOU DO THAT?

Mother Goddess (Matrika)

One of a group of 7 mother goddesses sprung from a Hindu male god. Despite their beauty, matrikas represent dangerous and malevolent forces—the devourers of children and bearers of sickness and disease. Though integral to early temple iconography, their power was so threatening they were marginalized, consigned to shrines beyond city boundaries. Their combined power is understood to be embodied in the mother goddess, Durga.

Period: Post-Gupta period

Date: mid- 6th century

Culture: India (Rajasthan, Tanesara)

Medium: Gray schist

Dimensions: H. 24 1/2 in. (62.2 cm)

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