Maa Tulsi (The Most Sacred of all Plants)

Tulsi Maa is a great devotee of Lord Vishnu. Devotees all over the world are seen to worship Maa Tulsi in the form of a sacred plant planted in their houses and wearing a mala of Tulsi beads. According to the Holy Scripture, Devi Bhagavat Puran, Tulsi ji is also the wife of Lord Vishnu.…

What is the Significance of Playing Garba?

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…

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…

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…

The importance of Gau Mata (the holy mother cow)

Every time there used to be an incident with baby Shri Krishna when Kansa sent various demons to kill him, Yashoda Maa and the people of Gokul would take him to the cowshed to get rid of any problems over Kanhaiya and to protect him. Following on from this, Pujya Bhaishri explains the importance of…
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