Matrikas | Saptamatrikas, Ashtamatrikas

Matrikas are the mother goddesses who are always found together in the temples. Matrikas are the various forms of Ma Shakti Devi, and they are emerged from various deities and they are the consorts of Lord Indra, Lord Brahma, Lord Vishnu and Lord Shiva. The Matrikas are usually worshipped in seven forms, but in some […]

64 Yoginis or Chaushat Yogini Mata, Chatushashti Yogini Goddesses

Here you can get the names of 64 Yoginis. Also known as Chaushat Yogini Mata or Chatushashti Yogini Goddesses, 64 Yoginis are believed manifestations of Goddess Shakti. Often Saptamatrikas or Ashtamatrikas are confused with the Yogini shakti. Yoginis are represented as various powers or energies or manifestations of Goddess Shakti or Durga engaged in fighting […]

Saptamatrikas, Sapta Matrikas

Saptamatrikas or Sapta Matrukas are a group of seven powerful Goddesses always depicted together in Hindu Scriptures. Goddesses – Brahmani, Vaishnavi, Maheshvari, Indrani, Kaumari, Varahi, and Chamunda or Narasimhi are known as Saptamatrikas. Sometimes they are also depicted as Ashtamatrikas. These Goddesses are worshipped for personal and spiritual rejuvenation. As per the Devi Purana, Matrikas […]

Swasthani Brata Katha | Story of Swasthani Brata of Nepal

Swasthani Brata Katha, a very famous ritual or brata dedicated to Goddess Swasthani, is observed in Nepal and some other Himalayan regions during Poush month (January – February). This is a month-long festival during when apart from Goddess Swasthani Puja Swasthani Brat Katha is recited everyday. This festival begins on Poush Purnima and ends on […]