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Nimishamba Temple at Srirangapatna, Mysore – Karnataka

Nimishamba Devi Temple is located about 3 km from Srirangapatna near Mysore in Karnataka. Nimishamba Devi is an incarnation of Goddess Parvati. The highlight of the temple is the Sri Chakra carved on black stone – Krishna Shila – worshipped in the sanctum sanctorum. It has the Bija-Aksharas and was worshipped by Adi Shankaracharya and Sri Vidyaranya. Story of the Origin of Nimishamba Temple Legend has it that a king Sumanaska wanted to perform a yagna for the welfare of the people. The king assigned the duty of performing the yajna to the prince of kingdom and Rajarshi Muktaraja. When the yajna started, two demons named, Janumandala and Sumandala overpowered the prince of the kingdom and disturbed the yajna. Rajarshi Muktaraja then prayed to Mother Goddess Shakti. Goddess Parvati appeared and annihilated the demons. She did not even take a fraction of a second to kill the demons. In memory of the divine event, Rajarishi Muktiraja built a temple dedicated to Goddess S

Rig Veda Chanting – Complete Audio of Rg Veda

This Rig Veda Chanting is provided by Veda Vichara website. You can listen to the complete Rg Veda for free. The chanting of the Rig Veda is as per the Shakala Shaka which is widely prevalent in South India . There are a total of 64 files. You can listen to each audio file through the mp3 player on the website. The time of a single file varies from 3o to 5o minutes. You can listen to Rig Veda Chanting here Related Download Rig Veda Text in English in Pdf Format