Fate Changing Brahmapureeswarar (Brahma) Temple at Tirupattur

Hari Om The Fate Changing Brahma Temple is on Chennai - Trichy Road near Trichy, before Samayapuram off 5 KMs). Mythological references recount Lord Brahma’s overwhelming pride as the Creator of the Universe. Lord Brahma felt that He was more prevailing than Lord Shiva – since He had the supremacy of creation. This sense of … Continue reading Fate Changing Brahmapureeswarar (Brahma) Temple at Tirupattur

Significance and understanding of Metaphysics of Navaratri

Shri Matre Namah! Understanding Navaratri Navaratri is a festival like none other. Every nuance of this festival has meaning, be it the nine days of celebrations, the ‘Golu’ or doll festival in the South or the victorious Vijayadasami that marks the ending of Navaratri, the tenth day venerating Goddess Durga. Each of the nine days … Continue reading Significance and understanding of Metaphysics of Navaratri

Different kinds of Pradosham and benefits

The path to liberation through Pradosham Pradosham is very significant with regard to Lord Shiva. Listed below are twenty kinds of Pradoshams and how each is defined. The different Pradoshams are each important for worship in a unique manner. 1. Daily Pradosham Every day dusk falls between 4.30 and 6.30 pm. This is a good … Continue reading Different kinds of Pradosham and benefits

The king of Udipi (A story from the Mahabharata)

Hari Om When war was declared between the Pandavas and the Kauravas, the King of Udipi chose to be neutral. He told Krishna, “Soldiers have to eat. What I will do, is provide cooked food to soldiers of both sides.” Krishna agreed. The Udipi king did so, and personally took care of serving Krishna his … Continue reading The king of Udipi (A story from the Mahabharata)

Sri Hanuman Chalisa with meaning

Hari Om Hanuman Chalisa   Doha   Shri Guru Charan Saroj Raj Nij Man Mukur Sudhari Barnau Raghuvar Bimal Jasu Jo Dayaku Phal Chari   Taking the dust from the lotus feet of my guru, I clean the mirror of my heart. And then narrate the glory of Sri Ram, the supreme of the Raghu … Continue reading Sri Hanuman Chalisa with meaning

The Sparrow on the Battlefield – A story from Mahabharata on Faith

Arjuna and Krishna were surveying the battlefield to devise their strategies before the Kurukshetra war began. A sparrow fluttered up to Krishna and chirped, “O Lord! Look! My young ones are going to be killed tomorrow when the fighting begins.” Krishna looked and sure enough, there was a nest on the ground with young ones … Continue reading The Sparrow on the Battlefield – A story from Mahabharata on Faith