Liveblog of Navarathri 2013 ~ Day 8

The festivities will begin at 8am Take a look at yesterday’s blog to see what you missed http://srividya.org/navarathri-2013-day-7/ ‎  

Liveblog of Navarathri 2013 ~ Day 7

The festivities will begin at 8am take a look at yesterday’s blog to see what you missed http://www.srividya.org/navarathri-2013-day-6 In every Sri Yantra, the Devi in the middle is always represented by a dot, circle, or small sphere. This point is called the bindu, and it is there to represent how everything, no matter how big, […]

 

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Liveblog of Navarathri 2013 ~ Day 6

Today’s Festivities will commence at 8am Please check out yesterday’s blog to see the Utsavam http://srividya.org/navarathri-2013-day-5/ Yesterday was Mahalakshmi Utsavam and the Devi took the rupam (form) of Mahalakshmi. Pranashakthi is the Utsavamurthi that was used during yesterday’s parikramam (procession).  Pranashakthi was our first panchaloka deity used by Aiya before the Devi arrived.  There are […]

Liveblog of Navarathri 2013 ~ Day 5

The festivities will commence at 8am Take a look at yesterday’s blog to see what you missed: http://www.srividya.org/navarathri-2013-day-4   In yesterday’s alankaram, Sri Devi was shown as Sri Gaja Lakshmi. Each day the Devi is shown as one of the Ashtalakshmis starting with… 1. Adilakshmi – general prosperity, Adi meaning the beginning 2. Dhanyalakshmi – Dhanya […]

Liveblog of Navarathri 2013 ~ Day 4

The festivities will begin at 8am See yesterday’s blog http://srividya.org/navarathri-2013-day-3/   The story of Kanakadhara Stotram – Part 3 Mahalakshmi couldn’t say no to Shankara when he was fighting so passionately for this woman’s well-being. It was humbling to see her donate her last bit of food to him, and to see him pray so […]

Liveblog of Navarathri 2013 ~ Day 3

Festivities will commence at 8am beginning with GO Puja Take a look at yesterday’s blog http://srividya.org/navarathri-2013-day-2/ The story of Kanakadhara Stotram – Part 2 Adi Shankara was touched by this woman’s devotion and he began singing a beautiful Sanskrit hymn to Goddess Mahalakshmi. He sang about how compassionate and loving she is, and he asked […]

Liveblog of Navarathri 2013 ~ Day 2

The festivities will began today at 8am See yesterday’s blog http://srividya.org/navarathri-2013-day-1/     The story of Kanakadhara Stotram Adi Shankaracharya, as a sannyasi, it was his duty to beg for his food. In those days, it was a great honour for homeowners to feed a sannyasi because he had given up everything in the service […]

Liveblog of Navarathri 2013 ~ Day 1

Haran Aiya invokes Sri Kamalamba with prayers to Sri Mahalakshmi and Sri Durga. A life-like murti of Sri Mahalakshmi has been created using two kalasas that were filled with auspicious items. This year’s Navaratri is dedicated to Sri Mahalakshmi as “Daridrya Dhwamsini,” or “She Who Destroys All Poverty.” Sri Daridrya Dhvamsini Sloka This is second […]