When Lord Shiva became a servant (Ugna)

Lord Shiva as a servant of Poet Vidyapati in form of Ugna Do you know that Lord Shiva once served Poet Vidyapati as a servant. Incredible, but true, Lord Shiva indeed decided to become the servant of a famous poet. Such is the power of Bhakti. Read on for the full story. Ugna came to […]

The festival of Naraka Chaturdashi (before Diwali)

The story of Narakasura Narakasura, was the son of Bhumi devi. Bhumi devi ensured her son’s long life through a boon from Lord Vishnu. The Boon from Brahma He acquired immense power from a blessing given by Lord Brahma after a severe penance. Armed with the boon and with help of another demon named Banasura, […]

Why Lord Vishnu is also known as Murari

Lord Vishnu – The Murari Lord Vishnu is also known as Murari. There is an interesting story behind this because as usual, he came to the rescue of Devtas when they were deeply troubled by someone. Lets read this article to find out why he is called Murari. Sage Kashyap had an ambitious son Many […]

Maa Siddhidatri is worshipped on Navratri’s ninth day

Maa Siddhidatri Maa Siddhidatri is the ninth manifestation of Durga and is worshipped on the ninth day of Ashwin’s month Shuklapaksha.She is represented with four arms sitting on lotus flower. Her arms hold Gada (bludgeon), Chakra, Shankh (scallop shell) and lotus flower. Her appearance glows in red saree. Her vehicle is Lion. The story of […]

Maa Mahagauri is worshipped on Navratri’s eighth day

Maa Mahagauri She is worshipped on the eighth day of Navaratri. According to Hindu mythology, Devi Maha Gauri is extremely fair white in colour and very beautiful. Maha means great, extreme and Gauri means white colour, hence she is named Maha Gauri. She always wears white clothes and rides a white bull (Vrishabha). Because of that […]

Maa Kalratri is worshipped on Navratri’s seventh day

Maa Kalratri The seventh manifestation of Mother Durga, worshipped on the seventh day of Navratri, is Goddess Kalratri. Devi Kalratri is the seventh aspect of Durga and Worshiped among Navdurga. She is believed to be the most violent Devi among Navdurga. She has dark krishna (black) complexion and her appearance is extremely fearful. Her large […]