Shashti Devi | Protector of Children

Shashti is a Hindu goddess, and considered as the protector of children. She is also worshipped by the people as “SANTHANA LAKSHMI”. And in Chennai, Besant Nagar, Ashta Lakshmi Temple, a separate shrine is dedicated for Santhana Lakshmi. By worshipping her and doing abhishekham and archanai to her, we will get the blessings of Goddess […]

Akash Raj (Dyaus Pitr) | Sky God, Father Heaven

Sky God called as DyausPitr in Sanskrit is the Vedic deity of Hinduism. He is considered as one among the eight vasus, the divine attendants of Lord Indra. He is also called as “AKASH RAJ”. His vehicle is cow. He is the god of heaven and the god of sky. He controls the clouds in […]

Bahuchara Mata | Goddess of Fertility, Patroness of the Hijra community

Bahuchara Mata is a Hindu goddess of fertility and considered as the incarnation of Mata Parvati Devi. She is mainly worshipped by the issue-less couples and transgender people of north India. Her main temple is located in Gujarat, India. Bahuchara Mata is shown as a beautiful goddess with four hands. Her vehicle is a rooster. […]

Nidra Devi | Goddess of Sleep

Nidra Devi, is a Hindu goddess who mainly related with night. Her details are found in Rigveda, and also in several ancient sacred Hindu texts. She is mentioned as an affectionate mother and the giver of spiritual power. She contains the beauty similar to that of Goddess Lakshmi and contains the powers of the Tridevis […]

Pushan | Vedic God of Marriage, Journeys & Feeding Animals

Pushan is a Vedic god. Pushan is the god who helps in conducting marriages, providing safe journeys and will dwell in the hearts of those people who feed food to the animals. He gives the results according to our Karma. He guides the souls to travel to the other world. He also removes the fear […]

Nara-Narayana | Lord Vishnu’s Avatar

Nara Narayana is an Avatar of Lord Vishnu. The Lord’s abode is Badrinath. It is to be noted that Nara-Narayana is a Hindu deity pair. The preserver-Lord Vishnu on earths, the twin-brother incarnation is Nara-Narayana. The Swaminarayan Temple located in Ahmedabad has the primary deity the twin form of NarNarayan Dev. The Lord Vishnu is […]

Goddess Lakshmi birth story (Lakshmi Janma Vrittantha)

Goddess Lakshmi birth story - Lakshmi Janma Vrittantha

What is Goddess Lakshmi birth story (Lakshmi Janma Vrittantha)? Here is the story behind the birth of Goddess Lakshmi (Mahalakshmi) as mentioned in the Padma Purana.. The story goes like this.. When Bhisma expressed his desire to know about the manifestation of goddess Lakshmi.. Pulastya replied – Once, after being defeated by the demons, the […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Adisesha | Kings of Nagas | Lord Vishnu’s Divine Bed

Adisesha is known as the King of Nagas as mentioned in the ancient Puranas. Sesha is holding the entire universe in his body and is chanting the names of the Lord Vishnu from his mouth. He is considered as a very noble and a pious god. He is also called by various names such as […]

Tulasi Devi | Tulasi Maa

Tulasi is considered as a sacred plant in Hinduism. Hindus regard it as the manifestation of the goddess Tulasi. She is the incarnation of Goddess Lakshmi. The offering of tulasi leaves is compulsory in the worship of Lord Vishnu. Many Hindus have the habit of plantingtulasi plants in their home. Tulasi Devi is also known […]

Vishwakarma, Ancient Architect & Engineer

Vishwakarma or Biswakarma

Viswakarma is the deity with creative power. According to the Vedas, he is considered to be the divine architect of the entire universe. Viswakarma created five main Rishis for maintaining PEACE in the entire UNIVERSE. 1. Sanaga 2. Sanathana 3. Ahabhuna 4. Prathna 5. Suparna IMPORTANCE Viswakarma is the creator of the chariots and weapons […]

Sheetala Mata (Shitala Devi)

Sheetala Devi is worshiped in many parts of India and also in Nepal, Bangladesh and Pakistan. Sheis an incarnation of Goddess Durga, and she cures poxes, and all other dreaded diseases. Once a demon named Jwarasur, started spreading incurable diseases to all the people in the earth, especially among the children. Durga assumed the form […]

Makardhwaja | Magardhwaja, Son of Lord Hanuman

Makardhwaja (Magardhwaja) is considered to be the son of Lord Hanuman, and he was mentioned in some ancient texts. LIFE After Hanuman burnt lanka and took bath in the sea, his sweat fell into the mouth of a Giant Fish. Due to that incident, Makardhwaja was born. The fish was caught by people of Patala Loka, […]

Vedamata Gayatri Devi

Gayatri is well known for her popular Gayatri Mantra. She is also known as Vedamata. Gayatri is considered to be the consort of Lord Brahma. According to ancient Puranas, Goddess Gayatri killed the demon Vetrasura, since he had given trouble to the people living in the earth and heaven. Goddess Gayatri Devi contains the powers of […]

Ashoka Sundari | Is Bala Tripura Sundari & Ashoka Sundari Same?

Bala tripura sundari devi

Ashokasundari also called as Bala Tiripura Sundari is a Hindu goddess and the daughter of Shiva and Parvati. And she is the sister of Lord Vinayaka (Ganesha) and Murugan (Skanda, Subrahmanya). Her details were mentioned in the ancient puranas. The goddess is mostly worshipped by the Sakthi Devotees. Her husband is Nahusha. And her son […]

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. In 2019, Mahagouri pooja date is October 5. Mahagauri Maa is always considered as eight year old girl who is also called as Kanya or Kumari. Legend […]

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. In 2019, Mahagauri Puja date is October 6. During Vasant Navratri Maha Gauri Puja date is April 12. Apperance or iconography of Mahagauri Navdurga: Mahagauri is extremely fair in her body complexion. Hence she is […]