Saturday, November 10, 2007

Goddess Lakshmi


When Lakshmi was born into a poor, rural Indian family, villagers in the remote settlement of Rampur Kodar Katti in the northern state of Bihar believed she was sacred. As news of her birth spread, locals waited in line for a blessing from the baby.
Lakshmi has now had her surgery. Best wishes are pouring in from around the world. Though, on some level, some might wonder what we have done, removing the limbs of the goddess.

3 comments:

Premium T. said...

I see a poem title:
"Removing the Limbs of the Goddess."
(I'm guessing you're already working on it!)

Peter said...

T: Bingo.

RJGibson said...

I was watching this the other morning before I crashed and I thought of you and C. Dale. There was some video of the little girl and I was just astounded.