Leila Sen's The Aegis of Kali: 1939-1945: A Time of Love & War PDF

By Leila Sen

in accordance with real occasions and came across memoirs, The Aegis of Kali is set future and love set opposed to the flaming backdrop of worldwide battle II .......
It is 1940. Invoking the security of the warrior goddess Kali, destroyer of evil, mom goddess of redemption, time and alter, a tender Indian general practitioner prepares to hitch the IMS within the British Indian military. The conflict takes him from his domestic city of Calcutta (Kolkata) in India to the center East the place worldwide heritage is within the making, and the dispute over non secular ideals and the rights to native land will swap and divide the peoples of this international for many years to return. along with his Battalion, The Prince of Wales's personal 2/4 Gurkha Rifles, he advances in the course of the historic towns of Iraq, Syria and Persia (Iran) to Cairo and the erupting deserts of North Africa. Serendipity performs its hand in Cairo, a tumultuous urban of political intrigue and espionage seething with Allied forces from everywhere in the international. There he meets a tender lady who has fled the Armenian genocide in Turkey to discover refuge in Egypt. His seize on a fateful day in June 1942, by way of Erwin Rommel's AfrikaKorps within the chaotic conflict of the Cauldron, can't deter their future. regardless of separation and the worldwide turmoil surrounding them, the tale in their love transcends the tragedies of struggle, the limits of remote nations, and the obstacles of time and fate.

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Mythology tells us, in an try to mitigate Kali's escalating rage as she battled opposed to the forces of evil, her husband, Lord Shiva, put himself in her direct course. while Kali's foot inadvertently touched her husband - an irreverence for any Hindu spouse - it not just halted her fury, it brought on her to 'bite her tongue' in an involuntary response of disgrace signified in each snapshot of Kali by way of her sticking out tongue. accordingly the location of that ignominious brand, the Nazi swastika, on Kali's tongue to distinction with the emblem at the goddess's brow - the world of a 3rd eye - which represents her 4 hands wielding her powers in addition to her blessings.
Her tears circulate from a mother's sorrow for an international at conflict, and the bleak destruction of her children

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