Child Shiva

    CHILD SHIVA INTRODUCTION Lord Shiva took the form of child for two times. Once he took the form of a child along with Lord Brahma and Vishnu, when all of them have decided to test the chastity of Ma Anusuya, the pious consort of the great Rishi Atri.Read More →

Heramba Ganapati

  HERAMBA INTRODUCTION Heramba refers to the gigantic form of Lord Ganapati, and in this form, he appears with five heads and ten arms, he contains various weapons in his hands, and he is having wonderful temples at Bangalore and Tamil Nadu, which would be very much crowded during theRead More →

BALASIVAN INTRODUCTION Lord Shiva took the form of child for two times. Once he took the form of a child along with Lord Brahma and Vishnu, when all of them have decided to test the chastity of Ma Anusuya, the pious consort of the great Rishi Atri. Second time, afterRead More →

YAMA KINGARAS INTRODUCTION Yama Kingaras are also known as the divine attendants of Lord Yama, who reside in the Yama Loka, and serves sincerely and obediently to their boss Lord Yama. They contain the features of their master Lord Yama Dharma Maharaja, and they are discharging their duties in anRead More →

UKRA KUMARA PANDIYAN INTRODUCTION Ukra Kumara Pandiyan was the son of Lord Sundareswarar, and Mata Meenakshi. He was also known as Ukkira Peru Vazhuti. Lord Sundareswarar and Mata Meenakshi are the forms of Lord Shiva and Parvati and their son Ukkira Kumara Pandiyan is a form of Lord Muruga. MaRead More →

VEHICLE OF LORD DAKSHA BHAGAVAN AND NIRUDI DEVATA INTRODUCTION For most of the divine personalities, their usual vehicles would be either animals or birds like Garuda, Nandi, Peacock and Mouse. But rarely humans also serve as vehicle to the divine personalities, like Nirudi Devata and Lord Daksha Bhagavan. Both ofRead More →

FIRST VAHANAM OF LORD MURUGA INTRODUCTION Prior to having peacock as his Vehicle, Goat is believed to be the First Vahanam of Lord Muruga. Lord Muruga was born from the third eye spark of Lord Shiva, in order to kill the powerful demon Surapadma. In order to prove his powers, Lord Muruga playfully foughtRead More →

VAIKUNTHA CHATURMURTI INTRODUCTION Vaikuntha Chaturmurti is a powerful aspect of Lord Vishnu, who contains four heads, and he is worshipped by the Hindus in Kashmir in the temples of Lord Vishnu. This form is considered to be the supreme manifestation of Lord Vishnu. He contains a human head, a lion head, aRead More →

LINGODBHAVA INTRODUCTION Lingodbhava is a form of Lord Shiva, and we can see him in this form in some Shiva temples. The idol represents the emergence of Lord Shiva from the Shiva Linga, and he is popularly worshipped by the devotees in this form. Lingodbhava was praised by the Nayanmar saints, andRead More →

PERIYA THIRUVADI AND SIRIYA THIRUVADI INTRODUCTION Thiruvadi means the one who serves as a humble servant to the great almighty. Periya Thiruvadi refers to Lord Garuda, since he is occupying the position of Vahana to Lord Vishnu, and he lives in the Vaikunta along with Lord Vishnu and Mata LakshmiRead More →

CHILDHOOD PLAYS OF LORD HANUMAN INTRODUCTION Lord Hanuman is the best avatar of Lord Shiva, and he is an obedient servant of Lord Rama. Though he remained as a humble servant of Lord Rama, Lord Rama didn’t treat him as his slave, but treated him as his dear friend, and consideredRead More →

DHARMA SHASTA INTRODUCTION Shasta also known as Sri Dharma Shasta is a famous Hindu god. Lord Ayyanar and Lord Ayyappa  are the forms of Sri Dharma Shasta. In some ancient Hindu texts, the incarnations and the significance of Lord Shasta is mentioned. Shasta is believed to be the son of Lord Siva and Lord Vishnu.Read More →

GREATNESS OF MATA SHAKTI DEVI Mata Shakti Devi also called as Parvati Devi, is our universal mother, who controls the entire universe through her supreme powers. She only controls the entire activities of the universe, and along with the help of the Trimurties, she is doing the creation, protection andRead More →

LORD GURUVAYURAPPAN INTRODUCTION Guruvayurappan is the child form of Lord Krishna, and he is worshipped mainly in Kerala. He is the main deity of Guruvayur temple, which is situated in Kerala. The deity appears as the infant form of Lord Krishna. The temple is located in Guruvayur, Thrissur district, Kerala, and this temple is considered as aRead More →

KRISHNA AND RAMA INTRODUCTION Both Lord Krishna and Lord Rama are considered as the favourite gods among the Hindu householders, and most of the parents would tell stories about Rama and Krishna to their children during their night time, and also during the time of eating their food. The namesRead More →

LORD KORAGAJJA INTRODUCTION Lord Koragajja is a form of Lord Shiva, and he is worshipped as the main deity in Mangalore. Some sects of Mangalore people worship him as their Kula Deva. Koragajja is considered as one of the most sacred god in Mangalore, and he is considered as veryRead More →

INTRODUCTION Prince Asamanja was the son of King Sagara and Queen Sumati. As per ancient texts, it is believed that he was cruelly acted with the young boys in his region, and used to throw them in the Divine River Sarayu  and made them to get drowned in the river. Due to his activities,Read More →

INTRODUCTION Bringi is said to be a Shiva Gana, who is living in the Shiva Lok, the Himalayas, along with Lord Shiva and Mata Parvati, and with other divine attendants of Lord Shiva. According to legend, Bringi had obtained the position in the Shiva Loka, due to his severe penanceRead More →

INTRODUCTION The details about Sri Gajendra, the holy elephant were mentioned in Bhagavata Purana. This story tells us that how the great Lord Sri Vishnu Bhagavan is coming down to the earth from Vaikunta to safeguard his sincere devotees during their difficult times. According to Bhagavatam, Lord Vishnu come down toRead More →