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 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 →

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 →