INTRODUCTION The Tungabadra River is a holy river that emerge from Karnataka and flows through Telangana and Andhra Pradesh. During the Treta Yuga, this sacred Tungabhadra River was called as River Pampa, and Lord Rama had stayed nearby this River and took rest for some time. According to ancient legend, after killing of the demon Hiranyaksha,Read More →

INTRODUCTION Modheshwari Devi is an incarnation of Mata Parvati. She is the main deity of the Modh community of Gujarat. Once there lived a fierce demon Karnat who disturbed the Brahmins and all other caste of people while doing their daily prayers and also disturbed the demi gods in the heaven. Due to that, all the demiRead More →

INTRODUCTION Devi Mayamma(20th century) was a pious woman who lived in Kanyakumari. She appears like a beggar woman and she was surrounded by dogs. She lived in the streets of Kanyakumari without fearing about anyone. Whatever food is offered to her, she used to consume it and lived in aRead More →

Tapti is the goddess of river Tapti, and she is the daughter of Surya and Chaya. Her siblings are Yama, Yamuna, Bhadra, Shanidev and Ashwin Kumaras. Her husband name is Samvarna and their son name is Kuru, the founder of the kuru dynasty. She is mentioned in Mahabharata and Bhagavatam and also inRead More →

Vindyavasini is one of the various names of the goddess Durga. She gets the name of Vindyavasini, since she resides in Vindyachal.  Her temple is located at Vindyachal, on the banks of river Ganges, in Uttar Pradesh.    According to various puranas, it was stated that goddess durga took the avatar of Vindyavasini in orderRead More →

Sri Chowdeshwari Devi is an incarnation of Mata Parvati. Her other names are Banashankari and Soodambika. She is the Kula Devi of the Devanga sect of people. According to ancient puranas, Sage Devala, was the chief of the Devanga community. He contains the features of Lord Shiva and was born in the earth in order to introduce the professions ofRead More →

Manasa Devi, is a goddess of snakes, worshipped mainly in north India, for getting recovered from problems caused due to snakebite and also will bless the childless couple and give them children. Her husband’s name is Jagatkaru, a great rishi, and their son’s name is Astika, a great serpent deity. The great AstikaRead More →

INTRODUCTION Mahalasa Devi is a holy divine goddess. She is worshipped in two different forms. In one form, she is worshipped as Mohini, the female avatar of Lord Vishnu and is called as Mahalasa Narayani. Mahalasa Devi is also worshipped as the consort of Lord Khandoba, an incarnation of Lord Shiva, and is considered as an incarnationRead More →

INTRODUCTION Mariamman also known as Mariamma and Thandu Mariamman is a holy goddess of rain and mainly worshipped as a popular deity in tamil nadu. Mariamman is also associated with Mata Parvati and contains the features of Kali Devi.  Festivals for Mariammam are grandly celebrated in the tamil month of “Aadi” which is knownRead More →

INTRODUCTION Bhairavi is a Hindu goddess and is one among the Mahavidyas. She is the consort of the shiva avatar Kala Bhairava. Bhairavi appears to be in fierce form and also called as Tripurabhairavi. She contains four hands and blesses us in her right hand. She is the protector of the entire universe and safeguards usRead More →

INTRODUCTION Goddess Parvati Devi had taken the avatar of Meenakshi at the beginning of the Kali Yuga, that is before 5000 and odd years. She came out from a sacrificial fire as a small child. She was brought up by the Pandiyan King, Malayadwaja and his wife Kanchanamalai. She wasRead More →

INTRODUCTION Sankarankovil is a place where the famous Sankara Narayanan temple is located. In order to make the devotees of Vishnu and Shiva to realize that both of these gods are one and the same, Lord Shiva and Vishnu were appeared in this place as Sankaranarayanar. It was built by the great PandiyanRead More →

INTRODUCTION Subhadra is an important character in Mahabharata and she is considered as an incarnation of Mata Parvati. She is the sister of Krishna and Balarama, wife of Arjuna,  mother of Abhimanyu, and she is the daughter of Vasudeva and Devaki. Subhadra is well-known for her kindness, holiness, chastity and purity. Once, Arjuna  travelled to Dwarka and met Krishna, and expressed his wishRead More →

DEVASENA INTRODUCTION Devasena is the mother goddess and the consort of Lord Muruga.  She is also known as Devayanai. Devasena is believed to be the daughter of Lord Indra, the chief of the demi gods. She got married with Lord Muruga in the Tirupparankunram, which is later constructed as Murugan Temple. According to ancientRead More →

OUR LOVE WITH OUR HOLY AMMAN INTRODUCTION Amman is considered to be the Chief deity of the Hindus. She is worshipped in various names, and she is having temples all over the world. She acts as an affectionate mother for us, looks after our day to day needs, and satisfiesRead More →

SURASUNDARI – DAUGHTER OF LORD VARUNA INTRODUCTION Surasundari is the daughter of Lord Varuna and Mata Varuni. Lord Varuna is the god of ocean, whereas Varuni is the goddess of wine. The importance of Surasundari is mentioned in Vedas and Puranas, and she is considered as the controller of the River GoddessesRead More →

GODDESS SWASTI DEVI – WIFE OF LORD VAYU DEVA INTRODUCTION Goddess Swasti Devi is the consort of Lord Vayu, the Wind god. She is mentioned in Vedas and Puranas and contains great powers similar to her consort Lord Vayu Deva. She is believed to be the daughter of Lord Viswakarma,Read More →

MATA ANAGHA DEVI INTRODUCTION Mata Anagha Devi is considered as an aspect of Lord Dattatreya. She has formed from the powers of Lord Dattatreya, and she looks very beautiful, and contains shining face, and holds the divine nectar in her hands, and she shows motherly affection on us. She isRead 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 →