Tag: durga

Sri Sri Durga Puja

Shanti jal

Shanti Jal – Peace Water ——————————————– The water taken from the spot where the worship of Divine Mother Sri Durga was done, known as Shanti Jal. This “Peace Water” is sprinkled on the devotees. Before sprinkling host of Peace Invocations are chanted. During sprinkling…

Durga! Durga!

Time sports… Today I am completing one week in the soil of Singapore! I am exhilarated to learn that only yesterday as it were, that is on the 12th June in 1893 Swami Vivekananda stepped into this great city!  As Acharya Shankara says, “kaalah kreedati”…

Ma Durga Puja – a worship manual

Art work on Anjaneya

Today is the first night of navaratri which is holy and auspicious to all Hindus. Here in SA, the Divine Mother Goddess Durga is worshipped in Her three aspects as Mahakaali, Mahalakshmi and Mahasaraswati, three nights each during this nine-day celebration. Not only Sri…

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