Why is Margashirsha(Margazhi) Auspicious!?

Why is Margashirsha(Margazhi) Auspicious!?

The sanskrit month of mArgashIrShaH, also known by the names of mArgazhi, mArgashiram or agrahAyaN, is known to be one of the most prominent months for spiritual growth. Be it the daily chants of stotras or the observance of various pUjAs and vratas, this month is considered to be extremely holy, be it for the

Devi MahaGauri Shloka, Mantra and Siddhi – Navaratri Day 8

Devi MahaGauri Shloka, Mantra and Siddhi – Navaratri Day 8

Namaskaram, After having completed the sAdhanA of dEvI kALarAtrI and having truly understood the significance of the void, or the nothingness of existence, today, on the eighth day, aShTamI of the navarAtris, we approach the deity of light, brightness and day, dEvI mahAgaurI. The word gaura in Sanskrit means “white” or “bright”. mahAgaurI is the

Devi Kushmanda Shloka, Mantra and Siddhi – Navaratri Day 4

Devi Kushmanda Shloka, Mantra and Siddhi – Navaratri Day 4

Namaskaram, After having vanquished internal and external enemies on the path towards self-realization by the deities corresponding to the last three nights of the navaratris, the fourth night, chaturthI corresponds to dEvI kUShmANDA. This is that aspect of dEvI, where she takes on the task of being the mother to the entire existence. Her worship

Devi SiddhiDaatri Shloka, Mantra and Siddhi – Navaratri Day 9

Devi SiddhiDaatri Shloka, Mantra and Siddhi – Navaratri Day 9

Namaskaram, After having started the navaratrI sAdhanA,and having gone through various shlokas, mantras and siddhis corresponding to each of the nine nights of the lunar month, today, on the ninth and the final night, of the navaratris, we approach dEvI siddhidAtrI. She is the one who provides the siddhis, which are required to attain victory=vijaya,

Chandraghanta Shloka, Mantra, Siddhi and Significance – Day 3

Chandraghanta Shloka, Mantra, Siddhi and Significance – Day 3

Namaskaram, After dEvI shailaputrI provides protection, and dEvI brahmachAriNI sets the path towards self-relization, dEvI chandraganTA goes to war with obstacles and enemies both outside and within. Continuing our exploration of the deities corresponsing to the nine nights of navaratri, today on the occasion of the third night, tRtIyA, we approach dEvI chandraganTA. As always,