DurgaUniverse

DURGA Uniqueness, Awareness, Collaboration, Recycling

Amsterdam, The Netherlands · 89 Sales

DurgaUniverse

DURGA Uniqueness, Awareness, Collaboration, Recycling

Amsterdam, The Netherlands 89 Sales On Etsy since 2009

5 out of 5 stars
(24)

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Dorit

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Announcement   Dear visitors and buyers,

Durga brand - ONE of A KIND designs made with
AWARENESS. Embracing UNIQUENESS. Creative COLLABORATION with artists and tribal artisans. RECYCLING.
Handcrafted COLOURS of JOY. Aligned with sustainability and Universal consciousness!

*Timeless fashion
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The ivincible DURGA is a popular fierce form of the Hindu Goddess or Devi. She is depicted with multiple (variously, up to ten) arms, carrying various weapons and riding a ferocious lion or tiger. She is often pictured as battling or slaying demons, particularly Mahishasura, the buffalo demon, she eliminates all sufferings.
Durga is sometimes equated with Mahadevi, the Supreme Goddess. Her triumph as Mahishasura Mardini is the slaying of the buffalo Demon.

Combining intellect and heart with strength, righteousness and joy one has victory over inner demons, attachments, desires, stories of the ego/ mind - the illusions.


5% of your shopping, will be donated to Amma *Embracing the World Charity - amma.org

Durga - fire goddess - encompassing strength and highest potential.


With love,

Dorit

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Last updated on Mar 26, 2017

Dear visitors and buyers,

Durga brand - ONE of A KIND designs made with
AWARENESS. Embracing UNIQUENESS. Creative COLLABORATION with artists and tribal artisans. RECYCLING.
Handcrafted COLOURS of JOY. Aligned with sustainability and Universal consciousness!

*Timeless fashion
_________________
The ivincible DURGA is a popular fierce form of the Hindu Goddess or Devi. She is depicted with multiple (variously, up to ten) arms, carrying various weapons and riding a ferocious lion or tiger. She is often pictured as battling or slaying demons, particularly Mahishasura, the buffalo demon, she eliminates all sufferings.
Durga is sometimes equated with Mahadevi, the Supreme Goddess. Her triumph as Mahishasura Mardini is the slaying of the buffalo Demon.

Combining intellect and heart with strength, righteousness and joy one has victory over inner demons, attachments, desires, stories of the ego/ mind - the illusions.


5% of your shopping, will be donated to Amma *Embracing the World Charity - amma.org

Durga - fire goddess - encompassing strength and highest potential.


With love,

Dorit

Dorit

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Dorit

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Average item review
5 out of 5 stars
(24)
MizzPurrfect

MizzPurrfect on Mar 3, 2017

5 out of 5 stars

Unfortunately that unique beauty got stolen out of the parcel. The parcel arrived without content but flat and scotched. Got refund quickly. Thank you❤️

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Be eccentric now, don't wait for old age to wear purple- Regina Brett
Vibrant Glamour Faux Fur Original Durga Designer Coat for the daring
Model: Sonia Lawicka
Location: Koevoet restaurant, Amsterdam
Luca Ciapatti photography

About

Durga Fire Goddess rides the lion (symbol of strength) coupled with righteousness slaying negative traits; one with the essence/embracing true nature

BIO
Skills in crochet, embroidery, plastic recycling, seamstress, up-cycling, creativity, product creation, fashion design.
Creator and manager of Durga Universe.
Several courses in handcrafting from early childhood till today.

Started in 2006 to crochet on the streets around Europe.
 
Custom made crochet hats -   market sales licence at Leidseplein, Amsterdam 2007

Participated in New York, Williamsburg Fashion Weekend with "Urban Goddess" collection of recycled scarfs up-cycled with crochet into dresses - February 2013  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NIEXof4avBY

Participated at Ladies Feest in Utrecht with the same collection July 2013   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QhhxtBnl_Hg

Organizing a fashion show together with artists Giorgi Rossi and artist Cian Muggler - men's one of a kind art coats "Breaking Free" June 2014 https://youtu.be/FIsEKow9Vrk

Producing a song and video for artist Zoe Edge, all clothing by Durga in music video "Forgiveness"   https://youtu.be/-1Gj_gWBqwc 

Voluntary work in India Amritapuri Ashram for project Amrita SeRVe - teaching ladies crochet and handcrafted embroidery, plastic recycling with crochet, creating recycled plastic products -  https://youtu.be/lGAdRte6sss

Autumn/Winter 2016 Durga clothing presented at YOSHA boutique studio in Prinsengracht 300, Amsterdam. Exclusive YOSHA studio catered for celebrities like John Lennon amongst many others.

Ongoing project "Pure Goddess/ Universal Consciousness" - handcrafted art coats from sustainable hemp, handwoven cotton weaved by Myanmar artisans and exclusive hand painted art from artists around the Globe. Custom orders are very welcome!

Email dorit [!at] durgauniverse.com

Shop members

  • Dorit

    Owner

Production partners

  • Aileen Healy

    Amsterdam, Netherlands

    Aileen Healy is a freelance artist

  • Artist VIAN

    Amsterdam, Netherlands

    Well known Dutch artist

  • Cian Muggler

    Dublin, Ireland

    Freelance graffiti artist

  • Zoe Edge

    Amsterdam, Netherlands

    Freelance artist

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