The legend of Annapurna, Hindu goddess of nourishment – Antara Raychaudhuri & Iseult Gillespie

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Follow the legend of Parvati, the Hindu mother of the natural world, as she disappears from Earth and reemerges as Annapurna, the goddess of food.

Historically, the union between Shiva and Parvati was a glorious one: a sacred combination which brought fertility and connection to all living things. Yet a rift had grown between these two forces. Setting out to prove the importance of her work, Parvati withdrew from the world and sent the Earth into darkness. Antara Raychaudhuri and Iseult Gillespie tell the story of the goddess Annapurna.

Lesson by Antara Raychaudhuri and Iseult Gillespie, directed by Roxane Campoy.

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