Child Deities in Hinduism

Subramanya Swamy

Subramanya Swamy

Child deities would be easily attached into the hearts of the people, since their looks and styles would please our souls. In some pictures of Lord Shiva, we can see his child form. Lord Shiva is worshipped as Bala Brahmeswara Swamy in Alampur, Telangana, and he appears in child form, and lot of devotees would visit this sacred temple during the time of Shivaratri festival.

Similarly, Lord Krishna appears in child form in the temples of Guruvayur and Udupi. And the divine mother Parvati also appears in child forms as Bala Tripura Sundari and Devi Kanyakumari Amman, and temples are also dedicated to her.

The great Bhakta Prahalada who was an incarnation of Sri Sanga Karna Devar, a deva of Satya Loka, also contains the features of Lord Brahma Dev, is praised for his great devotion and dedication on Lord Vishnu, and he is worshipped as Child Prahalada in the Raghavendra Swamy Brindavanams, since it is believed that Sri Raghavendra is an incarnation of Bhakta Prahalad.

Generally child deities contain great powers, and they would bestow various boons to us, and relieves us from dreaded diseases and gives spiritual energy. By worshipping these child forms of deities, we can forget our worries, and would get great energy in our mind and body, and there is no need to worry about our life, and can safely settle ourselves in their divine feet, and child gods and goddesses are always ready to rescue us from our sins, and would give great peace of mind and happiness throughout our life, and also would give SALVATION to us after our death.

Hence, let us worship the child deities and be blessed.


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