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 […]

Katyayani, Goddess Katyayani Navdurga

katyayani

Katyayani is the sixth aspect of Navdurga Goddesses worshipped during Navratri puja. Goddess katyayani is worshipped on the sixth day in Durga Navratri pooja. Katyayani Navdurga puja 2019 date is October 4 in Ashwin Navratri and on April 11 as part of Vasant Navratri 2019. 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 | 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 2019, Skanda mata puja date is October 3 in Sharad Navratri and April 10 in Vasant Chaitra Navratri. Goddess Skanda mata is the mother of Lord Skanda or Subrahmanya, also […]

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 2019 date is October 3 in Sharad Navratri & April 10 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. […]

Kushmanda Navdurga | Dhyana Mantra & Spiritual importance

Kushmanda

Kushmanda Navdurga is the fourth aspect of Navadurga Goddesses worshipped during Durga Navratri pooja. In 2019, Maa Kushmanda pooja date is October 2 in Sharad Navratri and on April 9 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 […]

Chandraghanta | Goddess Chandraganta Navdurga

Chandraghanta

Chandraghanta Mata (Chandraganta) is the third Goddess among the Navadurga, nine aspects of Mother Goddess worshipped during Durga Navaratri. Maa Chandraghanta is worshipped on the third day (Maha Tritiya) during Sharad Navaratra. In 2019, Chandraghanta pooja date is October 1 in Maha Navratri (Shardiya Navratri) and April 8 in Chaitra Vasantha Navaratri. Appearance and Iconography of […]

Chandraghanta Navadurga | Dhyana Mantra & Spiritual importance

Chandraghanta is the third aspect of Navadurga Goddesses worshipped during Navratra Durga pooja. In 2019, Chandraghanta pooja (Maha Tritiya) date is October 1 in Sharad Navratri and April 8 in Vasant Chaitra Navratri. Chandraghanta Devi – Spiritual importance: During Durga Navaratra pooja, Chandraghanta puja has a great importance. On the third day of Maha Navratra, […]

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 2019 date is September 30. In Vasant navratri 2019, Brahmacharini Maa was worshipped on april 7. Appearance and Iconography of Brahmacharini: Brahmacharini mata, the second manifestation of Navdurga […]

Brahmacharini | Goddess Bramhacharini Navdurga

brahmacharini

Brahmacharini is the second Goddess of nine Durgas – Navadurga Goddesses. Brahmacharini is one who performs penance. As per the Hindusim, Veda, Tattva and Tapa are three synonyms for the word Brahma. Bramhacharini mata is worshipped on the second day during Durga Puja in Durga Navratri. In 2019, Brahmacharini Puja date is September 30 in Sharad […]

Navdurga Puja, Pooja to nine aspects of Durga during Navratri

Navdurga Mata

Navratri, nine festive nights dedicated to Goddess Durga, is an auspicious time to worship Nav Durga, nine aspects of Goddess Durga. Each day a Goddess or a form of Durga is worshipped during Durga Navratri. Though, nine Goddesses worshipped during Navratri may vary from place to place, the Navadurga Goddesses mentioned in the Scriptures are […]

Shailaputri | Goddess Shailputri Navdurga

shailaputri

Goddess Shailaputri is the first Navadurga Mata among the nine Goddesses worshipped during Durga Navratra festival. Maa Sailaputri is worshipped on the first day or on the Kalash Sthapana or Ghatshtapana day. In Chaitra Navratri, Shailaputri Puja date is April 6. In 2019, Shailaputri puja date in Durga Navaratra festival is September 29. Shailaputri Devi […]

Legend of Hayagriva Avatar or Hayagreeva incarnation of Lord Vishnu

Hayagriva Swamy

Lord Hayagreeva (Hayasirsha Swamy) is an incarnation of Sri Maha Vishnu as per Bhagavata Purana. The main purpose of Lord Vishnus Hayagriva incarnation was to recover Vedas from demons Madhu and Kaitabha. Goddess Shakti (Mother Goddess) blessed Lord Brahma with Vedas. He was supposed to create the Universe by looking into the Vedas as standard […]