What is the Significance of Playing Garba?

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Navratri is commonly celebrated all over the world in our culture by playing garba. But why do we play garba? What does a garbo (the clay-pot) signify? Pujya Bhaishri beautifully explains this in this Navratri Sandesh. When playing garba, in the centre, we keep a clay-pot (called garbo) containing holes and decorated with the symbols…
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The importance of Maa is extraordinary

Maa (mother) is the incarnation of God’s affection. A philosopher has very well said that God created mother because he was unable to reach everywhere. A poet named Botadakar has sung a beautiful poem on the importance of a mother. Mitha madhu ne mitha mehula re lol, ethi mithi re mori maat re, janni ni…
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The significance of Maa Durga killing Mahishasur

There is a famous katha in the Puranas regarding the occasion of Navratri as follows. There was a powerful demon called Mahishasur who was misusing his evil power. The good actions and thoughts of the demi-gods and humans were becoming paler due to the terror of Mahishasur. The demi-gods, who had lost courage, then worshipped…
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The Arrival and Marriage of Maa Lakshmiji

Pujya Bhaishri describes the arrival and marriage of Shri Lakshmiji in an enchanting and humorous manner. Let us all enjoy this katha as we pay our respects to Maa Lakshmi in the second half of the Navratri festival. There is a katha in the Shrimad Bhagavat where the demi-gods and demons churned the ocean to…
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