INTRODUCTIONSri Chakra also known as Sri Yantra, is a form of Yantra which would be kept in some of the temples of Ma Shakti Devi. It gives great powers to the human body, and those who worship the Sri Chakra would get good memory power, good health, and they would be freed from their sins.Sri Chakra is also called as Mahameru, and this famous Yantra is mentioned in our holy Hindu texts like Vedas and Puranas. It is also believed that worshipping the Sri Chakra is similar to worshipping Ma Shakti Devi itself.In the following temples, the Sri Chakra was installed.⦁ Kamakshi Amman Temple, Kanchi..
INTRODUCTIONYashoda is the foster-mother of Lord Krishna and the wife of Nandagopal. She is mentioned in ancient Hindu texts. According to Bhagavata Purana, Krishna was born to Devaki, but he was brought by his father Vasudeva to Gokulam, due to the evil act of Kamsa, and raised by Yashoda and Nandagopal. Yashoda is a kind hearted woman who has brought up Lord Krishna in a good manner. She also treated her neighbour’s children as her own children, and showed love and affection on each and every one. She got the opportunity to see the childhood plays and miracles of Lord Krish..
INTRODUCTIONRama also called as Srirama and Sriramachandra Moorthy, is an avatar of Lord Vishnu, and he is widely worshipped throughout the world by the Hindus. Lord Rama though he is considered as a supreme Lord, but didn’t utilise his powers unnecessarily during the period of his avatar. He is praised for his good qualities, and his significance is increasing day by day, and it would never diminish, since his humble servant Lord Hanuman is continuously chanting the Rama Mantra even still today at the Holy Mountain Kailash.BIRTHRama was born during the Treta Yuga to Ma Kaushalya and King Dash..
INTRODUCTIONAccording to Mahabharata, Kunti-Bhoja was the foster father of Kunti. Since he ruled the Kunti Kingdom, he was known as Kunti-Bhoja. Kunti was the daughter of King Shurasena but she was adopted by Kuntibhoja since he had no children. Kuntibhoja considered her as his own daughter and loved her very much. Kunti was very beautiful, pious and good natured woman, who was married to Pandu. Kunti-Bhoja is described in the Mahabharata as a great warrior king, and a generous person, and he was mentioned as a king with golden hands. During his period, all the crops were proper grown, an..
INTRODUCTIONKarenumati was the daughter of the king Shishupala of Chedi, and she was the sister of Dhrishtaketu. Her husband was Nakula and their son was, Niramitra. After Nakula, Niramitra ruled the Madra Kingdom. Karenumati was a pious and a chaste woman, who served as a dutiful wife to Nakula, one of the Pandavas. She had showered her love and affection on all other Pandavas, and she treated them as her own brothers. She had kept sincere bhakti on Lord Krishna, and she considered him as an avatar of Lord Vishnu.When Yudhishtra and other Pandavas went to the forest during their exile term, s..
INTRODUCTIONGuruvayurappan Bhujangam was written by Kodungallore Kunji Kuttan Thampuran, and he has also translated Mahabharatha into Malayalam language in a simple manner. Due to his expertise in writing work, he is also called as Vyasa of Kerala.Lord Guruvayurappan is a form of Lord Krishna and he contains wonderful forms. In the great epic Narayaneeyam which was written by the Malayalam scholar Sri Narayana Bhattatiri, Guruvayurappan was very much praised, and the details about the various avatars of Lord Vishnu were also mentioned. Lord Guruvayurappan had appeared in the form of a small bo..
INTRODUCTIONDhandayuthapani Murugan Temple is a wonderful and a medium sized temple for Lord Muruga, and it is situated in Jawahar Nagar. The address of the temple is: Karthikeyan Rd, Jawahar Nagar, chennai - 600082. This temple is situated nearby my home, and hence, I regularly used to visit this temple during Saturday evenings and on Sundays. In the main shrine, Lord Muruga’s powerful deity is there, and in this Temple, Lord Muruga is known as Dhandayuthapani Murugan. Apart from the main shrine, shrines for Lord Vinayaka, Vishnu, Shiva, Naga, Brahma and Dakshina Murthy are also available ins..
INTRODUCTIONChitravahana was the king of Manipura, his consort was Vasundhara, and he was the father of Chitrangada. Chitrangada was married with Arjuna, and their son was Babruvahana. Chitravahana though he ruled a small kingdom, he was very generous and a good natured person. He charged lower amount of tax, and didn’t give any difficulties to his people. His only daughter was Chitrangada, and hence he brought up his daughter like his son, and he had given training to her in all kinds of arts like handling of weapons, training of horses and riding of chariot etc.When Arjuna visited the kingdo..
INTRODUCTIONThere is a nice Muchandi Vinayaka temple in Chennai, which is dedicated to Lord Vinayaka, and it is situated in Pudu Nagar Cross Street, Ayanavaram, chennai – 600023. Though it is a small temple, but the powers of the deity present inside the temple is very high. This temple was built by the devotees of Lord Vinayaka after they have got a dream, and in that, they also had the vision of the Lord. During the Puranic period, Lord Mahorkada, an aspect of Lord Vinayaka had visited the present place of the temple, and stayed here for some time. According to the legend, it is also believe..
INTRODUCTIONIn most of the pictures of Lord Muruga, his child form would be displayed. The child form of Murugan is called as Bala Murugan, and he has done lot of good activities during his childhood itself, like killing the powerful demons like Surapadman, protected the devas and he had shown his Viswaroopa darshan(true form) before the demi gods, and made them to realize that he is an aspect of his father Lord Shiva. Muruga was born from the third eye spark of Lord Shiva, and hence he contains all of his good characteristics. Bala Murugan had done lot of playful activities similar to Lo..