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Sampatkari Devi – About Goddess Sambathkari

Sampatkari Goddess, or Sambathkari Devi, is one among the numerous names of Goddess Shakti. Goddess Sambthkari is mentioned in the Lalitha Sahasranama. She is believed to have appeared from the ‘Pasham’ or rope held by Goddess Lalitha Devi. Goddess Shakti took the form of Goddess Lalitha to annihilate Bhandasura. Sambathkari Devi led an army of elephants in the battle between Goddess Lalita Devi and Bhandasura. Sambathkari Devi represents wealth. She is also propitiated for attaining sensual pleasures. The popular belief is that those devotees who have the blessings of Goddess Lalitha will get Sambathkari Devi to serve them. 

Rig Veda in mp3 in Hindi – Listen or read Rg Veda online

The website Ved Puran is providing the opportunity to listen to the Rig Veda online in Hindi in mp3 format.  The online audio version of the Rg Veda is the Hindi translation of the Rig Veda from Sanskrit. Pages from the Hindi translation book are also provided for reference. You can read and listen to Rig Veda in mp3 here at Ved Puran. Please note that the audio is available only in Internet Explorer browser.

Taila Ashtami – Tailashtami

Taila Ashtami is observed on the eighth day of Phalgun month and is mainly observed in Kashmir. Taila Ashtami 2023 date is February 27. It marks the end of the Herath rituals and celebrations of Kashmiri Hindu community. Tailashtami is observed on the eighth day of the Shukla Paksha, or waxing phase of moon, in Phalguna month (February –March). Herath is a fortnight long rituals and is the Shivratri celebration in Jammu and Kashmir.