BHIKSHATANA INTRODUCTION Bhikshatana is a form of Lord Shiva who appears in the form of a beggar with a begging bowl in his hand. Bhikshatana appears in nude form, and he looks very bright, shines like the glittering sun, and he is followed by his devotees. Bhikshatana wanders in the entireRead More →

SWAMINARAYAN SAMPRADAYA INTRODUCTION The Swaminarayan Sampradaya is an ancient Hindu tradition and it was founded during the year 1801 by Sahajanand Swami, who is popularly known as Swaminarayan, a form of Lord Krishna. Due to the grace of the holy saint and divine avatar Swaminarayan, lot of Swami Narayan temples were constructed by his followers inRead More →

HARBUNJI INTRODUCTION In the Villages of Rajasthan, people used to worship village deities similar to their family deity. Irrespective of their castes, beliefs and communities they are giving good respect to these deities and consider them as their ancestors, since most of the village deities have sacrificed their lives forRead More →

MEHA JI MANGLIA INTRODUCTION Mehoji(14th century AD) also called as Meha Ji Manglia is the village god of Rajasthan.  His father was the king of Bapini region. Mehoji Mangalia, was born in the year 1332 AD in Bapini village in Jodhpur district at Rajasthan. Mehoji was married to a pious and a chaste good looking divine lady. Mehoji isRead More →

VEER FATTA JI INTRODUCTION Veer Fatta ji was born in Jalore village in Rajasthan, and he is believed to be the ruler of Jalore village in Rajasthan. He was a sincere devotee of Ma Kali, and used to worship her in the temples. He showed great love and affection onRead More →

BABA PITHALDEV MAHARAJ INTRODUCTION Pithaldev Ji Maharaj, also called as Baba is a village god in Rajasthan. Baba Pithaldev is also worshiped as the Kula Deva and Ishta Deva in some districts in Rajasthan. His various other names are Baba Prithviraj and Prithvi Singh. It is believed that he took birth at a villageRead More →

LORD BHAUMIA INTRODUCTION Lord Bhaumia is believed to be the earth god, and he is considered to be the brother of Ma Bhudevi, and he is worshipped as a village guardian deity in some parts of Punjab and Rajasthan. Most of the people in Rajasthan would do special pujas to him, before constructing/purchasingRead More →

THE HOLY MOUNTAIN HIMALAYAS INTRODUCTION The another name for the holy mountain Himalayas is Himavan, and he is the son of Lord brahma, and his consort is Mata Maina also called as Menavati, and his brothers are Jambavan and Narada. His children are Mata Ganga, Mata Parvati and the HolyRead More →

BHANU – SON OF LORD KRISHNA INTRODUCTION Bhanu was the son of Lord Shri Krishna and Mata Satyabhama, and he closely resembles Lord Krishna in appearance. He was married with Suthanu, who was the daughter of Yudhishthira and Draupadi, and their son was Vajra. Banu moved closely with the Pandavas, and won their heart. He wasRead More →

LORD VAIDYA – SON OF LORD VARUNA INTRODUCTION Vaidya is the son of the great ocean god Lord Varuna. Vaidya is mentioned in the Vedas and in the holy texts of Hinduism. He is residing in the Varuna Loka along with his father Lord Varuna. He is safeguarding the VarunaRead More →

LORD PUSHKARA INTRODUCTION Pushkara is the son of Lord Varuna and Mata Varuni, and his wife is the daughter of Lord Chandra. He had guided Lord Parasurama in handling weapons and taught various kinds of arts to him. Pushkara is living in the Varuna Loka along with his parents, andRead More →

THE DIVINE DEATH GOD, LORD YAMA DHARMA MAHARAJA INTRODUCTION Lord Yama is the god of death, and it is his duty to remove our life during the time of our death. Lord Yama is a Vedic god, and whoever performs the fire sacrifices, and chants his mantra, he receives theRead More →

THE GREATNESS OF LORD CHITRAGUPTA INTRODUCTION Lord Chitragupta is serving as a divine accountant under Lord Yama Dharma, and he is considered as the son of Mata Parvati, since he has emerged from the Chitra (Picture) drawn by Mata Parvati. He is giving the correct calculations of the activities doneRead More →

GREATNESS OF LORD SANEESWARA BHAGAVAN INTRODUCTION Lord Saneeswara is the god of justice, and he is the son of Lord Surya and Mata Chaya Devi. The powers of Lord Saneeswara are unlimited. He is the brother of Lord Yama Dharma Maharaja, and both of them are living their life asRead More →

INTRODUCTION Parjanya is a deity of rain, thunder, lightning and he also fertilizes the earth.  He is controlled by Lord Indra, and discharges his duties along with him, since Lord Indra is also considered as the rain god. He suitably rewards the writers and poets and he is an enemy forRead More →

INTRODUCTION Pancika is a yaksha and his consort is Hariti, and they had hundreds of children. According to the legend, Pancika was the army general of Lord Kubera, the god of wealth, and enjoys great powers by controlling the Yaksha army. He fought with several powerful warriors and won in the battles. Pancika appears along with his consortRead More →

INTRODUCTION Nagas are mentioned in Hinduism, Buddhism and Jainism texts and they are considered as divine deities and reside in the Patala Loka. They contain great powers, and can take any form at any time. They are also related with gods and goddess like Nagathamman, Nagalingeswarar and Ananta Padmanabha swamy etc. Among the Nagas, AdiseshaRead More →

INTRODUCTION Family deity and Guardian deity are the most important deities whom we have to worship in our everyday life. Family deity also called as Kula Deivam belongs to a person’s ancestral god or goddess and we must personally visit and worship our Kula Deivam’s temple and seek his/her blessingsRead More →

INTRODUCTION Amshuma Deva is one of the twelve Adityas. He was the son of Mata Aditi and Rishi Kashyapa. He is considered to be an incarnation of Lord Surya. Amshuma does his duties along with the Wind god, Lord Vayu Bhagavan in a proper manner. Amshuman has got a golden chariot driven by seven horses,Read More →

INTRODUCTION Aryaman is a demi god mentioned in ancient Vedas. By worshipping him, he would come with us like our close friend, and helps us in discharging our duties in an easiest way, and protects us throughout our life. He is considered as one of the sons of Aditi, and he is theRead More →