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Durga Puja : Small facts and Tales of Mythology

By |August 26th, 2017|

Durga Puja : Small facts and Tales of Mythology India is a contry of religion. Its noted that Durga puja is celebrated in Bengal but if we look from Kashmir to Kannyakumari we find Devi Durga is worshipped in various forms. In northern part Devi Ambika is worshipped, Hingula/Rudrani in Gujarat, Uma in Mithila and [...]

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The Essence of Chandi

By |July 1st, 2017|

Various forms like Durga, Chandi, Mahakali, Mahalakshmi and Maha Saraswati are but Her divine forms. Each form of the Devi has a distinctive role meant for a definite purpose. Yet every form is also identified as the Ultimate Reality of the universe. Each form of the Divine Mother is thus a part of the Supreme Divinity. One form [...]

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Durga Puja: A Festival of Home Coming

By |October 16th, 2016|

Durga Puja: A Festival of Home Coming : Throughout the year we await the worship of Devi Durga. In Hindu Mythology Devi is said to visit her home during the 4 days, the tradition continues when Sri Ramchandra created the Akalbodhan (untime awakening) of devi Chandi to defeat of Ravan. The win of good over [...]

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The insight of Markendeyo Puran

By |May 15th, 2016|

The insight of Markendeyo Puran Various forms like Durga, Chandi, Mahakali, Mahalakshmi and Maha Saraswati are but Her divine forms. Each form of the Devi has a distinctive role meant for a definite purpose. Yet every form is also identified as the Ultimate Reality of the universe. Each form of the Divine Mother is thus [...]

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Basanti Durga Puja

By |April 14th, 2016|

Basanti Durga Puja – is celebrated in Spring (Basant). This puja is held in the month of Chaitra in Bengali calendar. However, its beleived its the original celebration of the Durgapuja celebrated in other parts of India. It is known fact according to mythology that King Surath performed Durga Puja in Spring after Sage Medha [...]

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Devi Worship in Bengal

By |September 13th, 2015|

Devi Worship in Bengal : Annapurna is the form of Parvati who blesses the household with food. Aparajita means Durga as the invincible.Bhadrakali is one of the aspects of Mahakali and the form that sprang from her wrath when her husband, Shiva, was insulted by Daksha, and who fought along with Virabhadra. Bhairavi is the [...]

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Devi Forms personified

By |September 6th, 2015|

Devi Forms personified, in the Devimahatmya, the goddess is described herself in three significant forms - Mahakali, Mahalakshmi and Mahasaraswati. In the first form she woke up Vishnu from his sleep, to face the Asuras, Madhu and Kaitabha, who had risen in the cosmic ocean. In the second form she faced the forces of the [...]

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