Dhurbha Grass, Use in Rituals | Darbha, Durva Grass blades in Hindu rituals

Ganapathi and Durva grass

Classification of  Dhurbha  grass  and its use  in rituals. Dhurbha (Desmotachya bipinnata) is a tropical grass considered a sacred material in Vedic scriptures and is said to purify the offerings during such rituals. Traditional tropical grass, Darbha, has been identified as an eco-friendly food preservative. Though I have have been studying about different  Hindu rituals , I was not aware  of […]

Ganesha & Durva Grass: Why Lord Ganesha is worshipped with Durvas?

Ganapathi and Durva grass

Ganesha & Durva Grass: Why Lord Ganesha is worshipped with Durvas? What is the relation between Ganesha and Durva grass blades? Why Durva glass blades are offered to Lord Ganesha? There is a story associated with worshipping Ganesha with Durvas.. Once upon a time, there used to be a demon called ‘Analasura’. He had the […]

Arugampul Vinayagar

Arugampul also known as scotch grass in English is a divine grass which is used to decorate Lord Vinayaka. This special kind of grass was mentioned in ancient puranas, and also it contains lot of medicinal properties. It is a favourite grass of Lord Vinayaka, and those who adorn this grass and perform puja to […]

Narayana Kavacham in English

Narayana Kavacham in English – Narayana Kavacham lyrics in English. Narayana Kavacham is a prayer dedicated to Lord Srimannarayana. It is taken from Srimad Bhagavatam 6.8.1-42. nyaasaH% aMganyaasaH OM OM paadayOH namaH | OM naM jaanunOH namaH | OM mOm oorvOH namaH | OM naam udarE namaH | OM raaM hRudi namaH | OM yam urasi […]