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Hanuman Mantra To Stop Divorce And Save Marriage

Hanuman is a Brahmachari but he is ever ready to help his devotees from various forms of problems. Here is a rare Hanuman Mantra to stop divorce and save marriage. The mantra can be chanted by both men and women. Hanuman Mantra To Stop Divorce ॐ ह्रीं यं ह्रीं रामदूताय , रिपुपुरीदाहनाय अक्षकुक्षिविदारणाय , अपरिमित बल पराक्रमाय , रावण गिरि वज्रायुधाय ह्रीं स्वाहा।। Om Hreem Yam Hreem Ram Dootaya Ripupuridahnaya Akshrishividaranaya Aprimit Bal Prakramaya, Ravana Giri Vajrayudaya Hreem Swaha How To Chant The Mantra? The mantra should be chanted for 21 days starting from a Thursday (this mantra should not be begun on Tuesday). The person chanting the mantra should take bath and then wear red color cloth. The ideal time to chant the mantra is morning. The devotee should then sit before the murti or painting of Hanuman. Light lamp, agarbatti, offer sindoor, red color flowers and a banana. Next chant the mantra 108 times. Give away the banana to a cow. Co

Kratu Rishi in Mahabharata and Puranas

Kratu Rishi is one of the six mind born sons of Brahma and is mainly mentioned in the Mahabharata. Kratu is also mentioned as one of the 21 Prajapatis. He is also a member of the group of hermits known as Chitrasikhandins. As per Mahabharata Adi Parva Chapter 65 the six mind born sons of Brahma are Marichi,  Angiras,  Atri,  Pulastya Pulaha and  Kratu. As per Mahabharata Adi Parva Chapter 65 stanza 9, Kratu Rishi was the father of Balakhilyas. Balakhilyas, the pigmy sages, are a group of saints and they number 60,000. It is said that Sage Parashara once performed a huge yajna with the aim of annihilating all the Rakshasas (demons) in the world. The power of the yajna drew the demons into a fire pit. Kratu Rishi came to the rescue of Rakshasas at the yajna which was known as Rakshasa Sattra. It is mentioned in the Sabha Parva of Mahabharata chapter 7, stanza 17 that Kratu Rishi was an important person in the council of Brahma and Indra. Katru Rishi was pres

Names of 27 Women Seers Mentioned In Vedas

The position and respect women had during the Vedic Age are unparalleled. 27 women seers mentioned in the Vedas are collectively known as Brahmavadinih (female seers).The list is found in the Brhad Devata of Maharishi Saunaka (II.82-84). Ghosha (Rig Veda X.39.1 to 14 and X-40. 1 to 14) Godha (Rig Veda X. 134.6, 7) Vishwavara (Rig Veda V.28.1 to 6) Apala (Rig Veda VIII 91 to 7) Upanishad and  Nishad (these two, according to A.A. Macdonell, are seers of khila of seven stanzas beginning pradharayantu madhuno ghritasya and described thus in Kashmir manuscript of khilas – prasapta, brahmyo (brahmyou, brahmavadinyou and hnisdupanishadau) Juhu Brahmajaya (Rig Veda X. 109.1 to 7 Agastya Swasa (Rig Veda X 60.6) Aditi (Rig Veda IV 18.7) Indrani (Rig Veda X. 86.2 to 6, 9, 10, 15 to 18 and Rig Veda X .145 to 6) Indramata (Rig Veda X .153.1 to 5) Sarama (Rig Veda X .108.2, 4, 5, 6, 8, 10, 11) Romasa (Rig Veda I.126.7) Urvashi (Rig Veda X 95.2, 4, 5, 7, 11, 13, 15, 16, 18) Lopamu

Eight Important Names of Lord Shiva

Eight Important Names of Lord Shiva, which should be remembered and chanted daily, are: Bhavan Sarva Isanan Pashupathi Ugran Rudran Bhiman Mahadevan. Please note that this concept is more popular in South India. That is the reason why Mahadev is referred to as Mahadevan. At the end of Sahasranamam, Ashtothra and Archana these eight names are chanted. It is chanted as follows, Bhavaya Devaya Namah Sarvaya Devaya Namah Isanaya Devaya Namah Pasupathaye Devaya Namah Rudraya Devaya Namah Ugraya Devaya Namah Bhimaya Devaya Namah and Mahadhe Devaya Namah

Tripurantaka Shiva – Destroying Three Cities

Tripurantaka is one among the numerous names of Lord Shiva. The story of this manifestation of Shiva is associated with him destroying three aerial cities of the asuras with a single arrow. Tripuri were the flying cities of demons made of Gold, Silver and Iron. Demons Tarakaksha, Maya and Vidyunmali ruled over the three cities. The three demons had propitiated Brahma and as boon asked for immortality which was denied and later they asked for three fortified aerial cities which could fly around and could only destroyed with one shot of an arrow. The demons then with the help of Maya, master architect, built three cities in sky, air and earth. With safety of the boon, the demons defeated the devas and invaded cities in the universe. They started propagating Adharma. Indra tried to bring down the city with a single arrow but failed. Finally, Devas, saints and human approached Shiva. Shiva agreed to put an end to the rule of the flying cities. Vishwakarma built the char