Gandharva King Chitrasena

Gandharva King Chitrasena INTRODUCTION Chi­trasena is a Gandharva king, and he is also a close friend of Lord Indra. He was mentioned in the Mahabharata as a charming and a nice person who contains excellent qualities. He is very good in warfare and a great Archer. When Arjuna went toRead More →

Mother Goddess Bettathamma

Mother Goddess Bettathamma INTRODUCTION Bettathamma, is considered as a mother goddess by her devotees, and her famous temple is situated in Coimbatore district, Tamil Nadu.  Bettathamma, also called as Bettathamman is worshipped by a certain community of people, who are known as Badagas, and they are the lovely children ofRead More →

MA GUNDODARI

Ma Gundodari INTRODUCTION As per our ancient Puranas, Ma Gundodari is considered as the holy divine attendant of Ma Shakti Devi. She has been named like that, due to her fat body. We could have seen the images of Ma Gundodari in some temple Gopurams of Ma Shakti Devi, whoRead More →

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 →

MA BRAHMA VIDHYA

MA BRAHMA VIDHYA, THE PIOUS CONSORT OF LORD BRAHMA INTRODUCTION Ma Brahma Vidhya is another form of Ma Saraswati, she is the mother of knowledge and in this form she imparts her vast knowledge to others. Vidhya means knowledge, and since she is considered as the goddess of knowledge, andRead More →

MA LAKSHMI DEVI, THE BEAUTIFUL CONSORT OF LORD VISHNU INTRODUCTION The divine appearance of Ma Lakshmi Devi looks very beautiful and she is considered to be the perfect match for her consort Lord Vishnu. As per legend, during the time of churning of the divine ocean, Ma Lakshmi had emergedRead More →

MA SHAKTI DEVI

MA SHAKTI DEVI, THE BEST CONSORT OF LORD SHIVA INTRODUCTION Ma Shakti Devi is the best consort of Lord Shiva, and that’s why she has occupied half of the body of Lord Shiva. She is very much liked by Lord Shiva due to her obedience, bhakti and love and affectionRead More →

MA RADHA RANI

MA RADHA RANI, THE BEST DEVOTEE OF LORD KRISHNA INTRODUCTION Ma Radha Rani also called as Radhika, is a staunch devotee and a friend to Lord Krishna at Vrindavan. She is also worshiped as a goddess of love and affection. She was the chief among the female cowherds, who are known asRead More →

Ma Brahmaputra

  MA BRAHMAPUTRA – THE SACRED RIVER INTRODUCTION The holy river Ma Brahmaputra originates from the holy  Manasarovar Lake  which is situated near Mount Kailash, in the Himalayan Mountain ranges at Tibet and it flows through Arunachal Pradesh, Assam and Bangladesh. It is one of the biggest rivers in theRead More →

KANNAKI AMMAN INTRODUCTION Kannaki Amman is the divine form of the pious and noble woman Kannagi, who was worshipped mainly in Sri Lanka and Kerala. She is considered as the goddess of chastity, rain and fertilization. She is also worshipped by the Sinhalese Buddhists as Pattini Deviyo. There is also a statue of Kannaki at Bharathi Salai, Marina Beach,Read More →

VEDAVATI – AN INCARNATION OF MA BHUDEVI INTRODUCTION As per ancient legend, Vedavati is an incarnation of Ma Bhudevi, and after her death, she has taken birth as Sita Devi, the pious and chaste consort of Lord Rama, and she is a worshipful mother goddess. Vedavati is the daughter of sage Kushadhvaja, and the granddaughter of Brihaspati,Read More →

MATRIKAS INTRODUCTION Matrikas are the mother goddesses who are always found together in the temples. Matrikas are the various forms of Ma Shakti Devi, and they are emerged from various deities and they are the consorts of Lord Indra, Lord Brahma, Lord Vishnu and Lord Shiva. The Matrikas are usually worshipped in seven forms,Read More →

NALLATHANGAL INTRODUCTION Nallathangal history is based on the  sufferings faced by Nallathangal in her life and she is popularly worshipped by the people of Tamil Nadu. It is believed that she is still living in her temple and blessing her devotees. She had committed suicide by falling into the well along with herRead More →

MA POLERAMMA INTRODUCTION Poleramma is the Village guardian goddess, and she is mostly worshipped by the people in Andhra Pradesh. Poleramma is an incarnation of Ma Shakti Devi, and she is worshipped since ancient times. As per legend, she was born in a village at Andhra Pradesh in a pious Telugu family, and her brotherRead More →

WIVES OF LORD KRISHNA INTRODUCTION Lord Krishna is our divine saviour, and he lived in the previous Dwapara Yuga. His main wives are: Rukmani Satyabhama Jambavati Kalindi Bhadra Mitravinda Satya Lakshmana Among these eight principle wives, Ma Rukmani is considered as the chief wife. Apart from these wives, it isRead More →

MATA CHITRALEKHA INTRODUCTION Chitralekha was the goddess of magic, and she lived in the previous Dwapara Yuga. She was a friend of Usha, who was the daughter of Banasura, who ruled the present day India through his great powers. Once, Usha dreamt of meeting a lovely person, who is none other than Lord Krishna’sRead More →

MATA JAYANTHI – DAUGHTER OF LORD INDRA INTRODUCTION As per legend, Jayanti is the daughter of Indra, the god of Devas, and his consort Indrani. Jayanti was married to Shukra, the god of Friday, and the Guru of Daityas, and their daughter is Devayani. Jayanti is the sister of Jayanta, and she contains the features of Devi Durga.Read More →

ILA – CONSORT OF LORD BUDHAN INTRODUCTION Ila also called as Sudyumna is mentioned in the Puranas as the son of Lord Manu, the mind born son of Lord Brahma. Ila is an ancient ruler of the Lunar dynasty. He is also mentioned in the Vedas, and his son was Pururavas. Ila wasRead More →