In the paralyzing times of helplessness, while doing nothing; close your eyes. Think of water, a river. And if possible become it.
Shiva was eyes wide open in all directions. The destructive eye opened inwards. We went to pataloka to touch him in dim light and later ate spice.
Darkness is the birth place of all creations. A child becomes in the dark. The lights glows the most in the dark.
Mangla, the cow is pregnant. One big similarity, between a woman and a cow is that both take nine months before their child comes out in the wild. One of many reasons why the living civilisation considers cow as mother.