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The concept of God as Mother is an important part of Hinduism and deeply ingrained in Indian culture. The thought is that mother is more forgiving than father with the children. Therefore, God as mother is a better way to approach the power of God.


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(See also the section on Sarada Devi: The Holy Mother)


Chandramani Devi Sri Ramakrishna's Mother
Devi Mahatmyam  - with Roman transliteration
Devi: Goddesses of India
Eminent Indian Women: From the Vedic Age to the Present
Evolution of Mother Worship in India
Great Women of India Pictorial
Hindu Goddesses: Visions of the Divine Feminine in the Hindu Religious Tradition
Holy Mother  -- by Sw. Nikhilananda Being the Life of Sri Sarada Devi- Wife of Sri Ramakrishna- and Helpmate in His Mission
Hunger of the Soul,The
Images of Divinity Sri Ramakrishna's Reverence for Women
In Praise of the Goddess The Devimahatmya and Its Meaning
Josephine Macleod and Vivekananda's Mission
Kali the Mother
Kali: The Black Goddess of Dakshineswar
Kali The Feminine Force
Mother of Mayavati
Mother Worship: A Collection of Essays on Mother Worship in India
Motherhood of God
Mystery of Human Experience
One Life's Pilgrimage
Our Women
Portrait of Sister Christine
Saint Sara The Life of Sara Chapman Bull The American Mother of Sw. Vivekananda
Sarada Devi The Great Wonder
Shyamasundari Devi Mother of Sri Sarada Devi
Tantine:  The Life and Times of Josephine MacLeod
The Indian Vision of God as Mother
Victory to the Mother: The Hindu Goddess of Northwest India in Myth, Ritual, and Symbol
Who Am I? An Enquiry
Sri Sarada Devi and Her Divine Play
Way to Women's Freedom According to Vivekananda
Sri Sarada Devi and Her Divine Play
The Complete Works of Sister Nivedita (Five volumes)
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