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Mathrubootham - Shiva Who Became Mother – Story Mathrubootham Form Of Shiva

Mathrubootham form of Shiva is associated with Him taking the form of a Mother. In this form, He is worshipped at the Thayumanavar Temple located near Trichy in Tamil Nadu. The story of this form of Shiva is associated with Him coming to the aid of a pregnant woman. An ardent female devotee of Shiva lived on the banks of River Kaveri. She used to daily offer prayers to Shiva on a nearby temple atop a hillock. She was pregnant and the delivery time was nearby when heavy rains flooded the river. This prevented her mother who was on the other bank of river from attending on the woman’s delivery. The delivery time neared and the woman was in intense labor pain. There was no one to help her. She pleaded Lord Shiva to come to help her. Suddenly, her mother arrived, did the delivery and went away. As the rain subsided, the actual mother of the woman came and apologized for not making it on time. Then only did the woman realize that Lord Shiva himself came in the form of her

Hanuman 108 names in Kannada– Hanuman 108 Namavali in Kannada in pdf

Chanting 108 names of Hanuman is considered highly meritorious. Below is the link to Hanuman 108 Namavali in Kannada in pdf. The names can be chanted on all days. You can also select one particular name from the list and chant daily. The text is in Hindu language text. Chanting the mantra on Hanuman Jayanti is highly meritorious. It is highly auspicious to chant the mantra on Tuesday and Saturday. It is chanted for gaining self confidence and for peace and prosperity. Those facing problems related to Shani Bhagavan in life will get relief by remembering the names of Hanuman on Saturday. Link – Hanuman 108 names in Kannada

Aditya Hridaya Mantra in Tamil in pdf – Lyrics of Aditya Hridayam in Tamil

Aditya Hridayam in Valmiki Ramayana is a hymn dedicated to Lord Surya (Sun God). Below is Lyrics of Aditya Hridaya mantra in Tamil in pdf. It consists of 31 verses and is found in the 107th chapter of Yuddha Kanda of Ramayan. Aditya Hridaya was explained to Lord Ram by Saint Agastya to uplift his spirits in the war against Ravan. You can download Aditya Hridaya Mantra in Tamil in pdf here -  Aditya Hridayam text and meaning in PDF format