Durga Saptashati: Chandi Path, Devi Mahatmyam

Goddess Durga

The Devi Mahatmya, Durga Saptasati or Chandi Path, is a great book in Hindu world. It is a compilation of 700 slokas or verses in which the whole universal facts are embedded. It is well versed text which has to be recited during Durga Navratri or Durga Puja. Durga Saptashati tells everything of this world […]

Skandamata Navdurga, Dhyana Mantra & Spiritual importance

Skanda Mata

Skandamata is the fifth aspect of Navdurga Goddesses worshipped during Saran Navratri Durga pooja. Skanda mata puja 2016 date is October 5 in Sharad Navratri & April 12 in Chaitra Navratri. Spiritual importance of Skanda mata Navadurga pooja: Skanda mata is the fifth form of among nine tremendous aspects of Durga worshipped during Saran Navratra. On […]

Kushmanda Navdurga: Dhyana Mantra & Spiritual importance

Kushmanda

Kushmanda Navdurga is the fourth aspect of Navadurga Goddesses worshipped during Durga Navratri pooja. In 2016, Maa Kushmanda pooja date is October 4 in Sharad Navratri and on April 11 in Vasant Navratri. Spiritual importance of Maa Kushmanda: Kushmanda Devi is worshipped on the fourth day of Navratra pooja. On this day, Yogis or other dedicated devotees […]

Brahmacharini Navdurga, Apperance & Dhyana Mantra

Brahmacharini Mata is the second among Navadurga Goddess, nine Mother deities worshipped during Durga Navratri. Goddess Brahmacharini is worshipped on second day during Navaratri. Brahmacharini Maa Pooja 2016 date is October 2. In Vasant navratri 2016, Brahmacharini Maa was worshipped on April 9. Appearance and Iconography of Brahmacharini: Brahmacharini mata, the second manifestation of Navdurga […]

Durga Chalisa, 40-verse Prayer to Goddess Durga

Durga Chalisa is a 40-verse prayer dedicated to Goddess Durga. Durga Chalisa is one of the popular prayers chanted during Navratri Durga Puja.. Durga Chalisa starts with the verse “Namo Namo Durge Sukha Karani…” Namo namo durge sukha karani Namo namo ambe duhkha harani Nirankara hai jyoti tumhari Tihuun loka phaili ujiyari Shashi lilata mukha […]

Shailputri Navdurga, Apperance & Dhyana Mantra

shailaputri

Goddess Shailputri is the first among the nine Navadurga Goddesses. Shailputri mata is worshipped on the first day during Durga Navratri Pooja. In 2016, Maa Shailaputri Puja date October 1 in Ashwin Navratri. The Goddess is worshipped on Kalash Sthapana or Ghatsthapana day. Appearance and Iconography of Maa Shailaputri: Goddess Shailaputri has a half moon […]

Efficacy of Sri Narayana Kavacham

Efficacy of Sri Narayana Kavacham – what is the efficacy of Sri Narayana Kavacham? Mantras-special chants in which are embedded the secrets of God’s real from are an effective medium of worship. Recited with sincerity and devotion, they help us to achieve perfect Communion with the Creator. They are also potent antidotes to nullify the […]

Rakshabandhan Mantra: Mantram to recite while tying Rakhi

Rakshabandhan Rakhi

Rakshabandhan mantra, the mantram or sloka, to recite while tying Rakhi is associated with the legend of King Bali and Goddess Laxmi about Raksha Bandhan. Sisters recite Rakshabandhan mantra while tying Rakhi on to brothers hands. Here is the mantra or stotra of Raksha Bandhanam. Raksha Bandhan 2016 date is 18 August. “Yenabaddho Baleeraja Daanavendro Mahabalaha […]

Dasha Paapa Hara Ganga Stuti

Dashapaapa Hara Ganga Stuti is a prayer dedicated to Goddess Ganga Devi (River Ganga). Chanting this Stotram gets out the devotee from his sins of last ten births and provides him the courage to face any challenge in his present birth. Dashapaapa Hara Ganga Dashami (Ganga Dussehra) is the most auspicious occasion to chant this […]

Shani Mantra for Shani Dosha Nivarana (To please Lord Shani)

Lord Shani dev

This particular powerful mantra needs to be recited with dedication and devotion and with proper rituals. It is highly advised to get it done through an acharya ot pandit. Those who are facing difficulties in life in the personal and professional front can recite this particular Mantra. Shani Jayanti, Shani Amavasya, or any Saturday (Shanivar), […]