Holy Vehicle of Parvati Mata

As per ancient legend, once Ma Parvati left Kailash after getting the permission from Lord Shiva, and she reached the Holy Mountain Himalayas, and started performing penance on Lord Shiva, in order to increase her spiritual powers. During that time, a hungry lion visited the place of Ma Parvati, and first it thought of killing […]

Rhinoceros | Maa Dhavdi’s Vehicle

Rhinoceros is the divine vehicle of Maa Dhavdi, an incarnation of Mata Parvati Devi. There is a temple dedicated to Maa Dhavdi in Dhrangadhra, Gujarat. She holds Trishul and various other weapons in her three hands, and blesses us in one hand. Rhinoceros are considered as wild animals and mostly found in dense forests and […]

Pigeon | Rati Devi’s Vehicle

Pigeons are considered as very sacred birds, and they are believed to be the divine vehicle of Mata Rati Devi, the consort of the love god Kama Deva. People would wear the pigeon pendants in their necklaces for quick marriages and for better prosperity in their life. Lovers belonging to different castes would prefer to […]

Crocodiles | Worship of Crocodiles in Hinduism

Crocodiles are the holy mammals and they are associated with the Hindu deities. They are mentioned in ancient Puranas, Vedas and other divine texts, and they are considered as the worshipful creatures. In some pictures, we can see Mata Lakshmi and Mata Parvati seated in the crocodile. The water god, Lord Varuna Bhagavan’s vehicle is […]