Devi Stotras

Mahishasura Mardini Goddess as described in Mahishasura Mardini stotram.

Mahishasura Mardini Stotram: Lyrics, Meaning, and Benefits

Mahishasura Mardini stotram is a popular hymn on the Goddess Mahishasura Mardini, the destroyer of the demon Mahisha. This divine hymn was composed in...
Goddess Durga Ashtothram, 108 names of Durga, ashtottara shatanamavali

Durga Ashtothram: 108 Names of Goddess Durga, Ashtottara Shatanamavali

Goddess Durga is one of the most popular Hindu deities worshipped across the globe, where Hindu traditions are predominant. She is well known for...
Goddess Durga described in Durga suktam lyrics and meaning.

Durga Suktam: Lyrics, Meaning, Benefits in English – Jatavedase

Among the numerous hymns on Goddess Durga, few hymns like the Durga suktam have a special importance. This is because most of the popular...
Rajarajeshwari ashtakam

Rajarajeshwari Ashtakam: Lyrics, Meaning, and Benefits

The Rajarajeshwari Ashtakam is a divine hymn written on Goddess Sri Raja Rajeshwari. This hymn comprises eight stanzas (so called an Ashtakam) and each...
Goddess described in Tripura Sundari Stotram

Tripura Sundari Stotram: Lyrics with Meaning

Tripura Sundari stotram often considered as Tripura Sundari Ashtakam is one of the great hymn composed by Sri Adi Shankaracharya in order to praise...
Navadurga stotram Goddesses

Navadurga Stotram: Lyrics and Meaning

The Navadurga stotram is a powerful stotram that contains nine hymns each on the nine goddesses of Navadurgas namely Shailaputri, Brahmacharini, Chandraghanta, Kushmanda, Skandamata,...
Bhavani Ashtakam

Bhavani Ashtakam: Lyrics and Meaning

Bhavani Ashtakam is a popular hymn composed by Guru Adi Shankaracharya on Goddess Bhavani, who is known for her protection and merciful nature. The...
Lalitha pancharatnam

Lalitha Pancharatnam: Lyrics, Meaning and Benefits

Lalitha Pancharatnam, also known by the name Lalitha Panchakam is a devotional stotram composed by Guru Adi Sankaracharya on Goddess Lalitha, who bestows her...
Goddess Lakshmi - Ashtalakshmi Stotram

Ashtalakshmi Stotram Lyrics and Meaning – English

The Ashtalakshmi stotram is a devotional stotram dedicated to Goddess Lakshmi and her eight forms. The eight stanzas of this stotram describe and praise...
Goddess Annapurna

Annapurna Stotram: Lyrics and Meaning

Annapurna stotram is a divine hymn composed by Guru Adishankara Charya in praise of Goddess Annapurneshwari, the bestower of food and prosperity and the...

Stotras / Ashtakam's

Meenakshi Goddess

Meenakshi Pancharatnam: Lyrics and Meaning

Meenakshi Pancharatnam (The five jewels of Meenakshi) is a popular stotram composed by Shri Adi Shankaracharya as a ritual incantation on goddess Meenakshi. This stotram...
Goddess Mahalakshmi

Mahalakshmi Ashtakam: Lyrics and Meaning

Mahalakshmi Ashtakam is a great stotram composed by the head of Devas, Lord Indra to praise Devi Mahalakshmi. This Stotra is present in Padma...
Goddess Mahalakshmi - Lakshmi Ashtottara Shatanama Stotram

Lakshmi Ashtottara Shatanama Stotram: Lyrics – English

The Lakshmi Ashtottara shatanama stotram is a divine hymn composed on Goddess Lakshmi. This stotram consists 108 names of Goddess Lakshmi that are jeweled...
Pratyangira

Goddess Pratyangira Devi: Sadhana, Mantra, Story, and More

Goddess Pratyangira is a Hindu Goddess, who is also known with the names of Adharvana bhadrakali, Purana Chandi, Simhi, Aagneyasthri, and Nikumbila. She is considered...
Ardhanareeswara form of Shiva nad Parvathi

Ardhanareeswara Stotram: Lyrics, Meaning, and Benefits

Ardhanareeswara stotram is a great hymn composed by Adishankaracharya on the Ardhanareeshwara form in which half the part of God Shiva is represented with...
Goddess Kali also called Maa Kali

108 Names of Goddess Kali- Maa Kali Ashtottara Shatanamavali

Kali Ashtottra Shatanamavali or simply 108 names of Goddess Kali, is a set of divine names by which a devotee can offer prayers or...
God Shiva as Chandrasekhara - Chandrasekhara Ashtakam

Chandrasekhara Ashtakam: Lyrics Meaning and Benefits

Chandrasekhara ashtakam is a divine hymn to praise God Shiva as Chandrasekhara, the lord who is adorned with moon on his head. The lyrics and...
Navagraha Stotram

Navagraha Stotram: Lyrics, Meaning, and Benefits

Navagraha stotram is a composed by Sage Vyasa to praise the Navagrahas or the celestial planets as per the Hindu theology. The main part...
God Shiva in a meditating pose with a Shiva lingam - Nirvana shatakam

Nirvana Shatakam: Lyrics, Meaning – Chidananda Rupah Shivoham Shivoham

Nirvana Shatakam, is a great hymn composed by Adi Shankaracharya. This divine hymn is popular with the names Atma shatkam and even with the...
Lord Dakshinamurthy described in Dakshinamurthy stotram lyrics and meaning.

Dakshinamurthy stotram: Lyrics, Meaning, and Benefits

Dakshinamurthy stotram is one of the most unique stotram dedicated to the Lord Sri Dakshinamurthy. Although there are several stotras dedicated to different Gods in...
Madhurashtakam song on Lord Krishna

Madhurashtakam: Lyrics and Meaning

Madhurashtakam is a popular devotional song composed by SriPad Vallabhacharya, an Indian philosopher who propounded the Shuddha-Advaita philosophy. Composed in eight stanza’s, the meaning of...
Ganesha Pancharatnam

Ganesha Pancharatnam: Lyrics, Meaning, and Benefits

Maha Ganesha Pancharatnam is a stotra composed by Sri Adi Sankaracharya on God Ganesha, the elder son of God Shiva. The meaning of this...
Lord Vishnu ashtothram

Vishnu Ashtothram – 108 Names of Lord Vishnu

Vishnu Ashtothram or Vishnu Ashtothara Shatanamavali refers to the 108 names of Lord Vishnu. These 108 names are popularly chanted during pooja within a...

108 Names

Temple Structures - Agamas

Gopuram or Temple Tower

Everything you need to know about Gopuram or Temple Tower

When you think of a South Indian temples, you can visualize a large tower like structure called Gopuram or a temple tower that acts...
Dwajasthambam or Kodimaram

Everything you need to know about Dwajasthambam or Kodimaram

Dwajasthambam also known as Kodimaram is a flagstaff that is commonly seen in the Hindu temples across South India and Srilanka. It is normally seen...
Dwarapalakas

Who are Dwarapalakas and What is their Importance

When we take a walk through and inspect the temple, we will find various sculptures with different poses present in and around the temple....