September 22, 2017 yogi

Kali – Kalighat Kolkata – The Major Shakti Peetha Vimala Pada Khandancha, Stana Khandancha Tarini (Tara Tarini), Kamakhya Yoni Khandancha, Mukha Khandancha Kalika (Kali) Anga Pratyanga Vishnu Chakra Kshate nacha…  (reference Kalika Purana and The Astashakti)   Hi friends as you know I am working on 52 Shakti Peetha along with 12 Jyotirlinga, so let’s go with me to Kolkata (Calcutta) for the great Kali temple. The Goddess Kalika of Kalighat Kali Temple (Kali Mandir) is one of the major Shakti Peetha in India. It’s very famous in local people as “Kalighat Maa Kali.” The name of the Goddess is…

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February 10, 2017 yogi 1Comment

Bhramaramba  Devi The Bhramaramba  Devi or Bhramarambika or Bhamri Devi Temple in Srisailam is one of the eighteen Maha Shakti Peethas. Shivaparshvasthita mata shrishaile shubhapithake| Bhramaramba mahadevi karunarasavikshana|| Bhramarambha (Bhramari Devi) means the Mother of Black Bees. The legend is that a demon named Arunasura ruled the whole world. He performed Tapasya chanting The Gayatri Mantra. for a very long time and pleased Lord Brahma. At first, he asked for the boon of immortality, but Brahma unable to give that but Brahma gave the boon that he will not be killed by any two-footed or four-footed creature. With this wish of Arunasura,…

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February 8, 2017 yogi

Phaladhara-Panchadhara One of the beautiful and most significant place in Srisailam. A place for long time meditation. It is located around 4.5Km from Srisailam temple. According to the tradition at this place, Lord Siva appeared to a potter devotee in Atika (piece of Pot) and hence named as Atikeswaram and later it became Hatakeswaram. There is a temple dedicated to Sri Hatakeswara Swamy and is a stone structure datable to 11th-13th Centuries A.D.   It is said that Bhagawan Adi-Shankara Bhagavatpada performed a long penance in this beautiful spot. Here he composed the Shivananda Lahari. In this context, I would…

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February 7, 2017 yogi 4Comment

Srisailam- The Kailash of South. Finally, I have completed my plan to visit 12 Jyotirling or Dwadash Jyotirling. Lord Mallikarjuna Swamy in Srisailam is my first one. This is the second Jyotirlinga after Somnath. ” श्रीशैल शिखर दृष्ट्वा पुनः जन्म न विद्यते । ” “śrīśaila śikhara dṛṣṭvā punaḥ janma na vidyate ।” As per our scriptures, it is said that, By seeing the śikhara or the peak of Srisailam, (one releases himself from the cycle of birth and death) one is not born again.” In Srisailam the name of Shiva is Mallikarjuna Swamy. In India, it is considered the Somnath…

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January 28, 2017 yogi

Jyotirlinga represents Lord Shiva, where Lord Shiva manifested. Jyoti means Radiance and Linga represent the sign of Shiva. There are 12 Jyotirlinga in India which is called Dwadash Jyotirlinga. सौराष्ट्रे सोमनाथं च श्रीशैले मल्लिकार्जुनम्। उज्जयिन्यां महाकालमोङ्कारममलेश्वरम्॥ परल्यां वैद्यनाथं च डाकिन्यां भीमशङ्करम्। सेतुबन्धे तु रामेशं नागेशं दारुकावने॥ वाराणस्यां तु विश्वेशं त्र्यम्बकं गौतमीतटे। हिमालये तु केदारं घुश्मेशं च शिवालये॥ एतानि ज्योतिर्लिङ्गानि सायं प्रातः पठेन्नरः। सप्तजन्मकृतं पापं स्मरणेन विनश्यति॥ एतेशां दर्शनादेव पातकं नैव तिष्ठति। कर्मक्षयो भवेत्तस्य यस्य तुष्टो महेश्वराः॥   Somnath Jyotirlinga The Somnath Jyotirlinga located in Prabhas Patan near Veraval in Saurashtra on the western coast of Gujarat India. As per scriptures it is the first jyotirlinga. The main temple was destroyed and reconstructed several times in the past. At present temple…

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