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 →

MATA JWALINI – CONSORT OF LORD MANGALA INTRODUCTION Jwalini is the consort of Lord Mangala, the Lord of planet Mars, and the god of Tuesday. He looks red in colour and hence his planet is known as red planet. Lord Mangala contains the features of Lord Muruga, and he is also believed toRead More →

MATA TARA – CONSORT OF LORD BRIHASPATI INTRODUCTION Tara is the consort of Lord Brihaspati, Guru for the Devas, and he is the god of Thursday, and the planet Jupiter. Tara was mentioned in ancient texts, and she is described as a very beautiful lady. Once when Lord Chandra studied VedicRead More →

MATA RADHA INTRODUCTION Radha also called as Radhika, Radharani, and Radhe, is a popular goddess and worshipped along with Lord Krishna throughout the world. She is regarded as the consort of Lord Krishna. Radharani is an avatar of Goddess Lakshmi. She is the head of the milkmaids. And her birthday is celebrated as Radhastami. SheRead More →

GODDESS URMILA – WIFE OF LORD YAMA INTRODUCTION Lord Yama is the god of death, and his consort is Goddess Urmila. Mata Urmila is mentioned in Vedas, Puranas and in the Mahabharata.  Urmila was specially created by Lord Brahma, in order to marry her with Lord Yama. Similar to LordRead More →

  GODDESS LAKSHMI INTRODUCTION Goddess Lakshmi also called as Mahalakshmi, is the consort of Lord Vishnu, and the fulfiller of wishes of her devotees, and she is highly praised in the Rigveda. She is the cosmic energy of Vishnu, and is considered as one of the chief deities of Hinduism. She is seen inRead More →

GODDESS SHOBHAVATI INTRODUCTION Goddess Shobhavati is the daughter of Lord Yama Dharma Maharaja, the death god, and the sister of Lord Katila. According to ancient Puranas, Mata Shobhavati is a great devotee of Lord Shiva, and at the time of her birth, she didn’t cried, but made a cheerful smile,Read More →

LORD KATILA INTRODUCTION Lord Katila is the son of Lord Yama and Mata Urmila, a divine goddess who guides the souls to reach their respective worlds. Lord Katila is living in the Yama Loka, and helping his father and mother to discharge their duties in a proper manner. Though heRead More →

VARUNI INTRODUCTION Varuni, also known as Jaladevi, is the consort of Lord Varuna, and she is the goddess of wine. In some Hindu temple sculptures, Varuni is found along with Varuna. She is described in the Vedas and Hindu Sacred texts. She is also considered as an incarnation of Mata Lakshmi. According toRead More →

MATA BISILAMMA Among the various village goddesses, Mata Bisilamma contains supreme powers, and safeguards her devotees throughout their life. She is our affectionate mother, who responds immediately to our urgent call. She protects her devotees from their enemies, thieves and from bad elements etc. In case of her true devotees,Read More →

INTRODUCTION Rukmani was the princess of Vidarbha and she was born in the holy city of Haridwar, and she is the consort of Lord Krishna. Due to the dislike with Krishna, her brother Rukmi arranged her marriage with Sishupala. But Lord Krishna fought with the kings and got married with Rukmani. She was mentionedRead More →

INTRODUCTION Once, the entire universe was suffered from the clutches of the powerful demons. The demons got various boons from the gods by doing penance and tried to rule the earth and heaven. Among the fierce demons, Raktabija was the cruel one, and he used to disturb the sages fromRead More →