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Legend of Bathukamma Festival: Story of King Dharmangada of Chola Dynasty

Bathukamma is the festival celebrated for nine days during Durga navratri in south India. It is especially popular in the Telangana region in Andhra Pradesh. The festival begins on Mahalaya Amavasya and ends on the day of Durgashtami. In the [...]

Bathukamma Festival in Telangana

Bathukamma is the festival celebrated for nine days during Durga navratri in south India. It is especially popular in the Telangana region in Andhra Pradesh. The festival begins on Mahalaya Amavasya and ends on the day of Durgashtami. In the [...]

Dandiya Raas (Dandiya Dance)

Dandiya Raas is the traditional folk dance which originated in the regions of Gujarat and now widely popular throughout the world. This form of dance is mainly popular during the celebrations of Durga Navaratri and it is performed to depict [...]

Annapoorna Stotram

Annapoorna Stotram lyrics in English….. Annapoorna Stotram is  prayer dedicated to Goddess Annapoorna, one of the aspects of Goddess Shakti. Annapoorna Stotram begins with “Nityanandakari varabhayakari saundaryaratnakari”……. This [...]

Saptamatrikas

Saptamatrikas are a group of seven powerful Hindu Goddesses who are always depicted together. Since they are always depicted as a heptad, they are called Sapta matrikas. They assume importance for assisting the Devi in fighting the demons.Most [...]

Goddess Vaishnavi

Goddess Vaishnavi is one of the sapta matrikas – seven divine goddesses who is regarded as the shakti of Lord Vishnu. She gets her name from Lord Vishnu and is believed to have born out of the body of Vishnu. She is depicted similar to Vishnu [...]

Goddess Maheshwari

Goddess Maheshwari is one of the sapta matrikas – seven divine goddesses ,who is regarded as the shakti of Lord Shiva. She gets her name from Lord Shiva who is also known as Maheshwara and is believed to have born out of the body of Lord [...]

Goddess Kaumari

Goddess Kaumari is one of the sapta matrikas (the seven divine goddesses) who is regarded as the power of Lord Kumara (also known as Muruga or skanda). She is also known as Kumari, Kartikeyani or Ambika. She gets her name from Kumara who is [...]

Goddess Indrani (Aindri Devi)

Goddess Indrani is one of the sapta matrikas (the seven divine goddesses) who is regarded as the shakti of Lord Indra. She gets her name from Lord Indra who is the king of heaven and has similar weapons and vehicle as him. Goddess Indrani is [...]

Goddess Varahi

Goddess Varahi is one of the sapta matrikas (the seven divine goddesses) who derives her name from Varaha, one of the ten incarnations of Lord Vishnu. She is seen as the feminine energy of Lord Vishnu and holds the same weapons as him. Some [...]