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Adhiparasakthi – About Hindu Goddess Adi Parasakthi

Adhiparasakthi means the primordial supreme power – She is the Mother Goddess who gives birth, nurtures, sustains and finally transforms all animate and inanimate in the universe. In nutshell, Adi Parasakthi is the energy that is manifest in everything. She is popularly referred as Goddess Shakti and she takes numerous forms to uphold dharma and protect Her devotees. She is mother, sister, wife and the fierce power that annihilates everything.
Adhiparaskthi form of mother goddess is worshipped mainly in South India.
Tuesday, Friday, Amavasya (no moon day) and Purnima (full moon day) are the important days dedicated to Adi Parasakthi.
In Adi Parasakthi worship, she is the supreme. All animate and inanimate are born and die in Her.
Note – There is a popular Guru in South India known as Adiparashakti Adigal – Devotee of Adhi Parashakti. He has created an Adiparashakti temple at Melvaruvattur in Tamil Nadu and his disciples wear red color clothes. He follows the Siddha Tradition and lead…

Talakadu Temple in Karnataka

TalakaduTemple in Karnataka is dedicated to Shiva. There is a cluster of temples on the banks of KaveriRiver that are known as Talakadu Temples. All temples are associated with Shiva. There are five important temples –
Vaidyanatheshwara or VaideshwaraTemple, the most important temple, is buried beneath sand dunes.
Sri Pataleshwara Temple– Snake Vasuki worshipped Shiva here.
SriMaruleshwaraTemple – Brahma and Saraswati worshipped here. River Kaveri takes southward turn here. The temple also has murtis of Vishnu, Durga, Brahma, Kartik and Surya.
SriMallikarjunaSwamyTemple, Somashyla – A temple believed to have been visited by Pandavas.
SriArkeshwaraTemple – Dedicated to Shiva with a linga. On Ratha Saptami day – the sun’s rays fall directly on the linga.
The darshan of these temples together is known as Panchalinga Darshana.
Although many temples remain buried under sand, darshan is possible in some temples.
Other Temples and Sacred Pond
Apart from the above temples, Talakadu also has the fo…

Kalki Purana in Hindi – Download Kalki Puran in pdf

This particular text version of Kalki Puran in Hindi is pdf format with Sanskrit verses and explanation in Hindi. Kalki Purana is dedicated to the Kalki Avatar of Vishnu. It is believed that Bhagvan Vishnu will appear as Kalki in future and start the destruction of the universe and make the universe read for next cycle of creation. The Purana explains about the birth of Kalki, the Adharma that flourishes on earth in various forms and what will happen to people who follow Dharma.
Link - Kalki Puran in pdf

Teachings on Creation from Chandogya Upanishad

The Existent was here in the beginning alone and without a second.
It willed, ‘I may be much, let me multiply.’ It brought forth Fire.
The Fire willed, ‘I may be much, let me multiply.’ It brought forth water. Hence wherever a person is hot or sweats, water springs in that spot from fire.
The Water willed, ‘I may be much, let me multiply.’ It brought forth Food. Hence wherever it rains, food becomes plentiful: from water indeed spring food and eatables in that spot.
If something was not quite known, then know it for a combination of these three.
Chandogya Upanishad