2 Places for Shivratri- North India

2 Places for Shivratri- North India

Shivratri, festival which kept really a great significance in my life. Born and bought up in a family where my parents were dedicated to Lord Shiva and still believe that his powers and blessings can create magic. I have several real-life examples where I have noticed that yes!! there is some power which can heal our…

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Bhai Dooj

DAY 1 # NaBloPoMo Month of November started with an auspicious day Bhai Dooj … Story Behind Bhai Dooj Long time back, Surya, the sun God, was married to a beautiful princess called Samjna (also prounced as Sangya). In course of a year, she presented Him with twins. The twins were christened Yama, and Varni or…

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Story of Karwachauth

Karva is another word for ‘pot’ (a small earthen pot of water) and chauth means ‘fourth’ in Hindi (a reference to the fact that the festival falls on the fourth day of the dark-fortnight, or krishna paksh, of the month of Kartik). Karwa Chauth is a fast undertaken by married Hindu women who offer prayers…

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Dussehra -Killing Demon inside yourself

Dussehra celebrates the Hindu god Rama’s  victory over the demon king Ravana and the triumph of good over evil.  The epic Ramayana tells the story of the Lord Rama who wins the lovely  Sita for his wife, only to have her carried off by Ravana, the demon  king of Lanka. Ravana plays an important role…

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Navrati-Day 9- Maa Siddhidatri

The last among the nine forms of Maa Shakti is Goddess Siddhidatri who is worshiped on the ninth or final day of Navratri. ‘Siddhi’ is a Sanskrit term which means ‘perfection’. Goddess Siddhidatri has four arms. She holds a Chakra in her right lower hand and a mace in the upper. In the left lower…

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Navrati-Day 8- Maa MAHAGAURI

Mahagauri is the eight form of Goddess Shakti. Her color is white. Whiteners is shown by shell, moon etc. Mahagauri means one clean and bright like a ray of lightning. Maa MahaGauri Pooja on Ashhtami in Navratri Festival This is the form of Goddess Parvati when she did penance to get Lord Shiva as her…

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Navrati-Day 7- Maa kalaratri

Maa Kalaratri is the seventh Shakti of Maa Durga. The seventh day of Navratri pooja is dedicated to Durga Kalratri. This is the most violent form of Godess Durga. Kalaratri is the one of the fiercest forms of Durga and her appearance itself evokes fear. This form of Goddess is believed to be the destroyer…

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Navrati-Day 6- MAA KATYAYANI

The sixth day of Navratri is dedicated to Durga Katyayani. She is called Katyayani because she was born as the daughter of Sage Katya of Katya clan. She has three eyes and four arms. One left hand holds a weapon and the other a lotus. The other two hands respectively display defending and granting gestures.…

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Navrati-Day 5- SkandaMata

Being the mother of Skanda she is Skandamata. Worshipping Skandamata has on the fifth day of Navaratra has very iportacefor Yogis & Sadhaks . In her image the Lord Skanda in his infant form is always found. She holds him in her lap. Using a lion as a vehicle, Mother Goddess has four arms &…

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Navrati-Day 4- Maa Kushmanda

Day 1: MATA KUSHMANDA:  The word Kushmanda is made of three other words that are “Ku + Ushma + Amnda= Kushmanda”. Here “Ku” is “Little”, “Ushma” is “Warmth or Energy” & “Anda” is “Egg” , means the one who create the universe as “Little Cosmic Egg” with the energy of Her divine smile is called…

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