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..
INTRODUCTIONBala Ganapathy is the child form of Lord Vinayaka. As per Vinayaka Purana, Lord Vinayaka was born out of the powers of his mother Ma Shakti Devi. During his childhood, he has done lot of mischievous activities similar to Lord Krishna. He used to eat lot of Mothaks and would pretend before others, as if he looks tired and sleepy. He also stopped his father Lord Shiva from entering into the palace, as per the orders of his mother Ma Shakti. As a result, his head was severed by Lord Shiva, and instead of that, an elephant’s head was placed on his body. Before the occurrence of th..
INTRODUCTIONLord Hanuman had born in this earth during the Treta Yuga in order to serve Lord Rama, and to spread the importance of maintaining Bhakti on the almighty amongst the people. Though he contains the features of Lord Shiva, he is featured as a great Vaishnavite, and he is also considered as one of the divine vehicle of Lord Vishnu. Once Balahanuman had decided to pick the shining sun from the sky by considering it as a big fruit, due to that, Lord Indra became very angry with him, and he hit him hardly with his Vajrayudha. As a result, Hanuman had got fainted, and fell in the ear..
INTRODUCTIONBrahman denotes the highest supreme, the Ultimate almighty in the universe. It is the cause for all the happenings in the entire universe. It is the divine bliss which would never change, and it would exist permanently in this universe, and it cannot be destroyed from this universe.Brahman is derived from the Vedic Sanskrit word, and it is a major concept mentioned in the Vedas, and in the Upanishads. Brahman is permanent and the highest in order. Brahman sometimes denote Lord Brahma also, the creator of the entire universe, and it also would denote Lord Shiva and Vishnu, and..
INTRODUCTIONGod only is our true lover, and he would come with us in every walk of our life. Even if our parents, relatives and friends reject us, god would never reject us, and would console us than that of our own mother. Lord Krishna in the Bhagavat Gita says, “I would always stay with my true devotee, and would take care of him, I would give him food, cloth and shelter, and would act like an affectionate mother for him. I love them such much, and I would stay in the souls of those noble people who sing, praise and glorifies me. True devotees can permanently stay in my abode, and I wou..
INTRODUCTIONLord Brahma is having only a few temples dedicated to him. His separate shrine can be found in most of the Shiva temples. In ancient times, for the purpose of getting boons from him, most of the sages and demons had prayed to Lord Brahma. We can also pray to Lord Brahma regularly, since he is the creator god, and he is the divine father and mother for us.Brahma Ashtakam is a famous stotram dedicated to Lord Brahma, and those who recite this stotra would get all kinds of prosperity in their lives. This famous Stotra of Brahma was composed by the demi gods in the heaven, and it was l..