MA SHAKTI DEVI

BEAUTIFUL APPEARANCE OF MA SHAKTI DEVI INTRODUCTION Ma Shakti Devi contains very attractive features, and she contains a beautiful appearance. She has been praised by the great saints like Adi Shankara for her pleasing look. Tamil speaking Hindu devotees, used to fondly call her as Amman, and she would beRead More →

LIFE HISTORY OF LORD RAMA

LIFE HISTORY OF LORD RAMA INTRODUCTION Rama also called as Srirama and Sriramachandra Moorthy, is an avatar of Lord Vishnu, and he is widely worshipped throughout the world by the Hindus. Lord Rama though he is considered as a supreme Lord, but didn’t utilise his powers unnecessarily during the period ofRead More →

LORD KRISHNA

LIFE HISTORY OF LORD KRISHNA INTRODUCTION Lord Krishna, who is the great avatar of Lord Vishnu, is worshipped as the supreme deity by his devotees, throughout the world. Lord Krishna was born in the present day Mathura at Uttar Pradesh on 3,228 BC, and he lived a life span forRead More →

LORD SHIVA

GRIHAPATI AVATAR OF LORD SHIVA INTRODUCTION As per ancient legend, once a pious sage whose name was Visvanara, lived on the banks of the holy Naramada River in an Ashram along with his consort. Since the noble couple didn’t have a child for a long time, both of them wentRead More →

ANANTASAYANA MOORTHY

ANANTASAYANA MOORTHY INTRODUCTION Anantasayana Moorthy is a form of Lord Vishnu, who is seen in the form of sleeping posture in his divine Serpent bed in the Divine Ocean, Parkadal, in his abode Vaikunta. Though he appears in the form of sleeping posture, but actually he is doing intense meditationRead More →

RISHABARUDAR

  RISHABARUDAR INTRODUCTION Rishabarudar is a form of Lord Shiva in which he can be seen seated on his divine vehicle, Lord Nandikeswarar along with his consort Ma Parvati. This form can be seen in the top of most of the Shiva Temples, and the image of Lord Shiva andRead More →

PRAHALADA ANUGRAHA MURTHY

PRAHALADA ANUGRAHA MURTHY INTRODUCTION Prahalada Anugraha Murthy is a form of Lord Narasimha, an avatar of Lord Vishnu, and in this form, his staunch devotee Prahalada can be seen seated on his lap, and he was embraced and hugged by Lord Narasimha, and only in this form, we can seeRead More →

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 →