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Story Of Ganesha And Demon Analasur - Durva Grass

Story of Ganesha, demon Analasur and durva grass is found in the Puranas. When ignorance overcomes divinity, asur thinks himself to be the most powerful. Analasur became strong and powerful and started harassing all living beings on earth. Devas, Rishis, humans and all other living beings in the universe approached Shiva and asked to put an end to the rule of Analasur on earth. Shiva asked them to approach Ganesha as only he had the power to annihilate Analasur. The living beings then approached Ganesha, who readily agreed to put an end to the tyranny of Analasur. Ganesha asked Analasur to stop all Adharmic activities. But the demon did not listen to Ganesha and challenged him to battle It was impossible to defeat Analasur  using weapons. He was invincible to weapons. Ganesha then thought of idea and challenged Analasur for a fist fight. While the wrestling was underway, Ganesha opened his big mouth and swallowed Analasur. The agni in the stomach of Ganesha ki

Baglamukhi Beej Mantra Text – Benefits of Chanting Goddess Baglamukhi Beej Mantra

Maa Bagalamukhi is the eighth among the Dasa Mahavidyas – the 10 Mother Goddess concept in Hinduism and Tantrism. Goddess Bagalamukhi is depicted as cutting the tongue of a demon. Baglamukhi Beej Mantra is chanted for protection. Some adepts chant this mantra for control over the mind and thoughts. Bagalamukhi Beej Mantra Text in Hindi and English Om Hleem Sarva Dussthaanaam Vacham Mukham Padam Stambhaya Jihvyamkilaya Buddhim Vinashaya Hleem Om Swaha ॐ ह्लीं सर्व दुःस्थानम वाचं  मुखं पादम स्तम्भय जिह्वयाम्किलाया  बुद्धिम विनाशय हलीम ॐ स्वाहा  Benefits of Chanting Baglamukhi Beej Mantra She is worshipped for desire fulfillment. She protects the devotees from unwanted thoughts. She helps a devotee keep the mind from wandering into unwanted domains that leaves stains of sin. She helps a spiritual aspirant reach the pure soul unstained. She is also invoked by those having speech related problems to find early cure. Some devotees invoke her for the right wisd

Hindu Teachings On Ego

As per Hindu teachings, ego comes into being through ignorance and dies when knowledge dawns in a person. The teaching is explained through the conversation between a student and a monk. A young man asked a monk, ‘What is ego?’ The monk in turn asked him, ‘Who are you?’ ‘Well,’ replied the young man, giving his name, ‘Mohan.’ ‘I am not asking your name; I want to know who are you?’ countered the monk. ‘I am a student’, said the young man. ‘But that is your present station or “profession” in life; my question is—who are you?’ The young man thought for a while and then said, ‘I am the son of so-and-so.’ ‘That is your relation with your parents,’ smiled the monk. ‘I am a Bengali’, said the young man. ‘That is your mother-tongue’ ‘I am a Hindu and an Indian.’ ‘That is your religion and your nationality.’ ‘I am a human being,’ the young man reached his wit’s end. ‘Now, you are referring to the species— the Homo sapiens. Who are you?’