Category: Religious Belief

Navratri 2015 (9 days of navratri)

Navratri is a nine days festival dedicated to Goddess Durga. Navratri is a Sanskrit word which literally means nine nights. During these nine nights and ten days, Goddess Durga is worshipped in 9 different forms, known as Navdurga. The tenth day is celebrated as Vijayadashami when idols of Goddess Durga are immersed into the water…

Bhaargava – The Axe Warrior

Parashurama Parashurama was the most fearsome warrior in Indian mythology.. His name was originally Rama but his weilding of the parashu(axe) gave him the famous name Parashurama-the Rama who wields an axe. He has been referred to by many names throughout the myths such as Bhaargava,Bhrigupati and Jamadagnia. Rama was born to the highly respected…

SHRI VIKRANT BHAIRAV NAMAH

T here is no information as to who built this temple, but Rani Ahilyabai of Indore renovated it. What is known is that Baba Dabral discovered it in the year 1960. According to Hindu mythology Bhairav is the fifth incarnation to Mahakal who is lord Shiva Himself. Vikrant Bhairavj in one of the Ashta (eight)…

Deva Sri Ganesha

Yes, now of course we all know that Ganesh is the remover of obstacles, everybody and their yoga teacher knows that! But lets cover ground in some of those other little known secrets about Ganesh, so you have something to woo the crowd with at your next yoga party. Family Drama Ganesh is the son…

Chhinnamasta Devi

Chhinnamasta is associated with the concept of self-sacrifice as well as the awakening of the kundalini – spiritual energy. She is considered both as a symbol of self-control on sexual desire as well as an embodiment of sexual energy, depending upon interpretation. She symbolizes both aspects of Devi: a life-giver and a life-taker. Her legends…

Kaal Bhairav Ashtami

The Kaal Bhairav Ashtami comes on the eighth day(ashtami) of the waning moon(krishna paksh) of Marg Shirish.Lord Shiva appeared in the form of Bhairav on an auspicious day of Margshirsha Krishna Paksha. Bhairav ashtami is also knows as Kaalashtami and therefore, Kaalashtami fast is observed on this day. By worshipping Lord Shiva in the form…

कालभैरव देव की उत्पत्ति

कालभैरव देव की उत्पत्ति तंत्राचार्यों का मानना है कि वेदों में जिस परम पुरुष का चित्रण रुद्र में हुआ, वह तंत्र शास्त्र के ग्रंथों में उस स्वरूप का वर्णन ‘भैरव’ के नाम से किया गया, जिसके भय से सूर्य एवं अग्नि तपते हैं। इंद्र-वायु और मृत्यु देवता अपने-अपने कामों में तत्पर हैं, वे परम शक्तिमान…