Dhumavati - Mahavidhya

Dhumavati is one of the Devis in the Mahavidya sect of Hinduism. She is a "widow" devi and has a temple in Varanasi. She is often depicted with crows and a chariot.

Image of Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
There is in much of the world the belief that life is a burden, a feeling of penitence, that it is good to suffer, good for the soul. In fact, spiritual life is not that way at all.
—Gurudeva