Astadasha Shakti Peethas – List of 18 Shakti Temples

This list of Ashtadasa Shakti peethas ( 18 Shakti Temples / Temples of Mother Goddess). It is a clear representation of Aadi Shankaracharya’s Astadasha Shakti peeta Stotram: Lankayam Shankari devi, Kamakshi Kanchika pure / Pradyumne Shrinkhala devi, Chamunda Krouncha pattane // Alampure Jogulamba, Sri shaile Bhramarambika / Kolha pure Maha lakshmi, Mahurye Ekaveerika // Ujjainyam […]

Kanya Puja: Worship of Young Girls During Durga Navratri

Kanya Puja is an age old ritual performed during Durga Navarathri. Kanya is a virgin girl who has not attained maturity. During Navrathri, each day a girl is worshipped. Nine days nine girls are worshipped. It is believed that Virgin girls are more energetic in terms of Spirituality than Suvasini women (married women) Kanyas are […]