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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Navrati-Day 3- Maa Chandraghanta

Maa Chandraghanta is the third Shakti of Maa Durga. Maa Chandraghanta is worshiped on the third day of Navrti Pooja. Maa Chandraghanta is one Who establishes justice and wears crescent moon on Her head. Because of this bell shaped mark of moon which is present on the fore head of Maa Chandraghanta, Maa is known…

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Navrati-Day 2- Maa Bharmacharini

Day 2: MATA BRAHMACHARINI: Maa Brahmacharini is the second manifestation of Maa Durga who is worshippied on the second day of Navratri. She holds a rosary in her right hand and Kamandalu in her left. SHE personifies love and loyalty. Mata Bhramacharni is store-house of knowledge and wisdom. Rudraksha is HER most adorned ornament. When she…

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Navrati-Day 1- Maa Shailputri

Nava – that also means ‘new‘ – denotes ‘nine‘ the number to which sages attach special significance. Hence, we have Nava-ratri (9 nights), Nava-patrika (9 leaves / herbs / plants), Nava-graha (9 planets), and Nava-Durga (9 appellations).Nava Durga, if worshipped with religious fervor during Navaratri, it is believed, lift the divine spirit in us and…

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Ganpati Bappa Morya

God who is also the destroyer of all difficulties and obstacles, Vignaharta. Popularly known as Ganapathi Bappa or Lord Ganesha, is here for 10 days to bless everyone!!! Do you know the story of Lord Ganesh’s birth ? His story goes like this. One fine morning, it is said that Goddess Parvathi created the statue…

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Hartalika Teej

Hartalika Teej, a festival for women to impress Goddess Parvati who blesses them with a marriage like Shiva & Parvati, or healthy life of their husbands. Haritalika Teej is basically a North Indian festival, which is celebrated amongst the people of Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh and Bihar. Hartalika Teej is typically a women’s festival celebrated…

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?????????? – Janam kanha ka

Kansa, the ruler of Mathura (in northern India) was an evil. On the day Kamsa’s sister Devaki was married off to Vasudeva, an akashvani or voice from the sky was heard prophesying that Devaki’s 8th son would be the destroyer of Kamsa. The frightened Kamsa immediately unsheathed his sword to kill his sister but Vasudeva…

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Shivrati -Great Night of Shiva

?????????? ?????? ?????????? ????????????? ? ??????????? ???????? ??????????????? ????????? ?? This matra is what I’m listening and humming at times when I am really scared of or really wanted something to pray from God since childhood!! My parents are very devoted to Lord Shiva …we pray to every God but if I talk about me…

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