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Category Archives: Durga Devi

Navarathri – Day 3

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Devi Chandraghanta Worshipped on the 3rd night this Ma Durga Shakti is astride a tiger, displays a golden hue to her skin, possesses ten hands and 3 eyes. Eight of her hands display weapons while the remaining two are respectively in the mudras of gestures of boon giving and stopping harm. Chandra + Ghanta, meaning supreme bliss and knowledge, showering ... Read More »

Navarathri – Day 2

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Devi Brahmacharini One hand holds a “Kumbha” or water port and the other rosary. She personifies love and loyalty. Bhramcharni is store-house of knowledge and wisdom. Rudraksha is HER most adorned ornament. Maa Durga should be worshiped with PANCHOPCHAR (Fragrances, Flowers, Inceses, Diayas and Rice) or Shodshopchar. Worshipping Maa Durga’s incarnation as Brahmacharini Maa Durga’s incarnation as Brahmcharini is worshiped ... Read More »

9 Nights of Divine Celebrations

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Navratri is the 9 day long Hindu festival of worship and dance. In Sanskrit the word Navratri literally means nine nights. Nava means nine and Ratri means Nights. During these 9 nights nine forms of shakti (power) are worshipped. Each day is dedicated to a Goddess and has very important significance. In Gujarat it is the festival of dance. All ... Read More »

Navarathri – Day 1 Puja

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Devi Shailaputri   1st night devoted to the puja of Ma Shailputri. Shail means mountains; Parvati, the daughter of king of Mountains Himavan, is known as “Shailputri”. Her 2 hands, display a trident and a lotus. She is mounted upon a bull. In Ashwin month (Ashwayuja masam), from Shukla Paksha Pratipada (Padyami) to Navami thithi, Navaratri Pooja is performed.Kalash Sthapana ... Read More »

Durga Maa – 108 Names with Meaning

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Name—— Meaning Durga —The Inaccessible Devi— The Diety Tribhuvaneshwari —Goddess of The Three Worlds Yashodagarba —Sambhoota Emerging From Yashoda’s Womb Narayanavarapriya —Fond of Narayana’s Boons Nandagopakulajata —Daughter Of The Nandagopa Race Mangalya —Auspicious Kulavardhini —Developer Of The Race Kamsavidravanakari— Threatened Kamsa Asurakshayamkari— Reducer Of The Number Of Demons Shilathata Vinikshibda —At Birth,Slammed By Kamsa Akashagamini —Flew In The Sky Vasudevabhagini ... Read More »

Tantroktam Devi Suktam – Meaning

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Atha Tantroktam Devi Suktam – Chandi Path with Meaning Dooha : Namo devyai mahadevyai sivayai satatam namaha Namaha prakrityai bhadrayai niyataah pranatah sma taam.  – 1 We bow to the Goddess, to the great Goddess, to the energy of Infinite Goodness. We prostrate, with hands together, to Nature, to the excellent one. Roudrayai namo nityayi gouryayai dhatrayai namo namaha Jyothsnayayai ... Read More »

Devi Suktam

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Vaak Suktam – Devi Sukhtam   YAA DEV1 SARVABHUTESHU VISHNUMAAYETI SHABDITAA NAMASTASYAE, NAMASTASYAE, NAMASTASYAE, NAMO NAMAH YAA DEVI SARVABHUTESHU CHETANETYABHIDHEEYATE NAMASTASYAE, NAMASTASYAE, NAMASTASYAE, NAMO NAMAH YAA DEVI SARVABHUTESHU BUDDHIRUPENA SAMSTHITAA NAMASTASYAE, NAMASTASYAE, NAMASTASYAE, NAMO NAMAH YAA DEVI SARVABHUTESHU NIDRAARUPENA SAMSTHITAA NAMASTASYAE, NAMASTASYAE, NAMASTASYAE, NAMO NAMAH YAA DEVI SARVABHUTESHU KSHUDHAARUPENA SAMSTHITAA NAMASTASYAE, NAMASTASYAE, NAMASTASYAE, NAMO NAMAH YAA DEVI SARVABHUTESHU CHAAYAARUPENA SAMSTHITAA ... Read More »

Durga Pancharatnam

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Durga Pancharatnam or Durga Pancha Ratnam Stotram is the devotional slokhas addressed to Goddess Durga Maaa. Durga Pancharatnam was composed by HH Chandrashekarendra Saraswathi (popularly referred as Paramacharya) of Kanchi Kama Koti Peetam. Durga Pancharatna Stotra They Dyana YoganuGatha apasyan Thwameva Devim swagunir nekutam Thwameva Sakthi Parameshwarisya Mam pahi sarveshwari Moksha datri. 1 Devatma sakthi sruthivakya gita maharshilokasya pura prasanna ... Read More »