Poleramma | Goddess Poleramma

Poleramma is the Village guardian goddess, and she is mostly worshipped by the people in Andhra Pradesh. Poleramma is an incarnation of Ma Shakti Devi, and she is worshipped since ancient times. As per legend, she was born in a village at Andhra Pradesh in a pious Telugu family, and her brother is Pothuraju, who […]

Aranya Devi | Maa Vana Devata | Maa Vana Bhagavathy

Ma Aranyani Devi is the forest goddess.She is also called as Vana Devata, and Vana Bhagavathy, and she is considered to be the guardian of the animals living in the forest. She also protects the forest from thieves and from natural calamities like storm, earth quake and floods. Goddess Aranyani, is a form of Ma […]

Dwarapalakas | Divine Gatekeepers

Dwarapalakas are the security guards or the divine gatekeepers, usually would be found before the entrance of the main shrine in the temples. In general if we mention the name Dwarapalakas, we would refer only to Jaya and Vijaya, the divine gate keepers of Lord Vishnu. But Dwarapalakas are available for all other deities like […]

Ashapura Mata

Ashapura Mata is one of the forms of Mata Shakti Devi, and her temple is considered as the main shrine in Gujarat. She is the one who satisfies the necessary needs and wishes of her sincere devotees, and she also removes the diseases and sins of her devotees.She is said to have taken her abode […]

Kamakhya Mahatmya, Significance of Goddess Kamakhya Devi

With more than one crore gods and goddesses, Hinduism is one of the most ancient religions practiced not only in the Hindu dominated country India but across the continents too. Several civilizations have been a witness to the existence of these deities who have been worshipped in various forms over centuries. The goddess has twelve […]

Chinnamastha Mahatmya | Significance of Chinnamasta Mahavidya

Chinnamastha is a Hindu goddess. She is one of the Mahavidyas and a ferocious form of Parvati Devi. Chinnamastha is a goddess of purity and sexual self-control and gives more energy for married people, and bless them to have good children. She also gives immortality after our death. The goddess helps us for self-realization and […]

Khodiyar Mata

Khodiyar Mata is a Hindu goddess born in Gujarat during 7th century AD. She was the daughter of the great Shiva devotee Sri MamadJi Charan. Mamad Ji Charan was the friend to the king of Gujarat. Due to his friendship with the king, he was insulted by the ministers, who were jealous of him and […]

Jwalini Mata | Consort of Mangala, Planet Mars

Jwalini is the consort of Lord Mangala, the Lord of planet Mars, and the god of Tuesday. He looks red in colour and hence his planet is known as red planet. Lord Mangala contains the features of Lord Muruga, and he is also believed to be an incarnation of Lord Veerabhadra, a noble avatar of […]

Decoration of Deities | Why Decoration of Idols is important in Hindu Dharma?

Decoration of deities is a good task. Similar to decorating ourselves and our children, we must have to decorate the divine deities also, based on our financial status. In most of the Hindu temples, the deities would wear rich costumes, costly necklaces and would be adorned with flowers and flower garlands. Among the gods and […]

Vindhyavasini Maa | Goddess Vindhyavasini Devi

Vindhyavasini is one of the various names of the goddess Durga. She gets the name of Vindhyavasini, since she resides in Vindhyachal. Her temple is located at Vindhyachal, on the banks of river Ganges, in Uttar Pradesh. According to various puranas, it was stated that goddess Durga took the avatar of Vindyavasini in order to […]

Lalita | Goddess Lalitha Tripura Sundari Devi

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Goddess Lalita or Lalitha Tripura Sundari devi and the red Goddess, is one of the most powerful manifestations of Goddess Shakti. Goddess Shakti incarnated as Lalita to demolish the demon called Bhandasura. Bhandasura was a demon formed from the ashes of Manmadha or Kama deva, the God of Love and seduction. Legend of Lalita avatara: […]

Siddhidatri, Goddess Siddhidatri Navadurga

Siddhidatri

Siddhidatri is the ninth and the last form of Navadurga Goddesses. She is worshipped on the last day, Mahanavami, of Durga Navratri. In Chaitra Navratri, Siddhidhatri Puja date is April 21. In 2021, Siddhidhatri Puja date in Durga Navaratra festival is October 15. Siddhidatri Mata gives her devotees all types of occult energies, which are […]

Mahagauri | Goddess Maha Gowri Navadurga

Mahagauri

Mahagauri, also spelt as Maha Gowri, is the eighth manifestation or aspect of Navadurga. Maha Gauri is worshipped on Durgashtami or Mahashtami, the eighth day during Durga Navratri. During Chaitra Navratri, 8th day of Navratri 2021 is on 20 April & 14 October in Ashwin Navratri. Mahagauri Maa is always considered as eight year old […]

Mahagauri Navdurga, Appearance & Dhyana Mantram

Mahagauri is the eighth form of Navadurga. She is worshipped on the eighth day or Durga Ashtami day during Navaratri. During Chaitra Navratri, 8th day of Navratri 2021 is on 20 April & 14 October in Ashwin Navratri. Apperance or iconography of Mahagauri Navdurga: Mahagauri is extremely fair in her body complexion. Hence she is […]

Katyayani, Goddess Katyayani Navdurga

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Katyayani is the sixth aspect of Navdurga Goddesses worshipped during Navratri puja. Goddess katyayani is worshipped on the sixth day in Durga Navratri pooja. In Chaitra Navratri, Katyayani Puja date is April 18. In 2021, Katyayani Puja date in Durga Navaratra festival is October 12. The legend of Goddess Katyayani Mata: Katyayani was born as […]

Story: Origin of Katyayani Mata

The story of the origin of the Avatar or Incarnation of Devi Shree Katyayani. Goddess Katyayani Mata is one of the manifestations of Goddess Parvathi Devi. Noting from prevalent records (Shri Durga Sapthashathi) our ancestors narrate the details of Avatar of Shree Katyayani thus:- The demon King Mahishasura after intense penance (Tapas) of years received […]

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 2021 date is October 11 in Sharad Navratri & April 17 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. […]

Skandamata | Goddess Skandamata Navdurga

Skanda Mata

Skanda mata is the fifth phase of Navdurga, nine Goddesses worshipped during Durga Navaratri. Skandamata is worshipped on the fifth day during Durga pooja. In 2021, Skanda mata puja date is October 11 in Sharad Navratri and April 17 in Vasant Chaitra Navratri. Goddess Skanda mata is the mother of Lord Skanda or Subrahmanya, also […]

Kushmanda Navdurga | Dhyana Mantra & Spiritual importance

Kushmanda

Kushmanda Navdurga is the fourth aspect of Navadurga Goddesses worshipped during Durga Navratri pooja. In Chaitra Navratri, Kushmanda Puja date is April 16. In 2021, Kushmanda Puja date in Durga Navaratra festival is October 10. Spiritual importance of Maa Kushmanda: Kushmanda Devi is worshipped on the fourth day of Navratra pooja. On this day, Yogis […]

Jyeshta Devi | Jyestha Mata | Goddess of Misfortune, Bad Luck

Jyeshta Devi is considered tobe the goddess of bad luck. As per ancient legend, she is the elder sister of Mata Lakshmi Devi, the goddess of wealth. It is believed that Jyeshta Devi dwells with sinners, and she would cause miseries and sorrows in the life of the people. She is also known as Moodevi […]