Narayani Sthuthi Translated by P. This prayer was done by all devas after the Godess exterminated Shumbha, Nishumbha and their army. Hey powerful one, who leads to evolution of earth from the micro time and who is the main force in the destruction of the world, Our salutations to you, Narayani Kashta is the time when eyes blink and open naturally for 18 times and kala is 30 kashtas. These are small measurements of time. Sarva mangala mangalye, Shive, sarvartha sadhake, Saranye triambike Gowri narayani namosthuthe. Oh Goddess who is a giver of all good things, who is peaceful, who is a giver of all wealth, who can be relied upon, who has three eyes and who is golden in colour, Our salutations to you, Narayani 3.
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You can give cash, gold, fruits and flowers as offerings to Shri Mahalasa Narayani. But She can be pleased with a devotee with only a very simple offering of Kumkum vermillion. This is rare for a Goddess! Prayers to her, if performed from the heart, seldom go unanswered.
Ever since this website was launched we have received several e-mails vouching for this fact. Some of the e-mails are really very touching. Many of the prayers, stuthis and stotras devoted to Her are not only pleasing to listen to, but also have a profound impact on the listener.
These are but ways of reaching out to Her. Anyone who calls out to Her is sure to receive Her attention. Pai of Shri Mahalasa Narayani Devi Kshetra, Harikhandige, fame , came as a direct command from the Goddess, who appeared to him in the course of a dream. By reading the Charitra, one can conquer his six internal enemies like lust, anger, greed, pride, etc.
Not only that, many devotees have immensely benefited from it, spiritually and otherwise. Miseries can be overcome and the human existence becomes meaningful. Indeed by reading it, a devotee can get closer to Mother Mahalasa! The Charitra is available in English, Kannada and Marathi versions. Among the many stotras dedicated to Shri Mahalasa, the most interesting is the Kavacham, which means shield or armour. The Kavacham is respectfully regarded as having the powers to protect one from all evil, illnesses and a host of problems.
One can recite the Kavacham or listen to it to get mental peace and satisfaction. The Kilakam stotra has to follow the Kavacham. Then there are those who keep printed versions of the Kavacham in their breast pocket as a virtual shield! And, rarely do these people face any major problems…. While every day is important, Sundays hold a special significance.
And it is on this day every week, week after week, that the Palakhi Seva is performed at Mardol. The Palakhi Seva is an affair not to be missed. At other temples too Palakhi seva is performed on special occasions.
It is also said that if you happen to be at a temple where Her Palakhi is to be taken out generally this happens in the evenings , you are not supposed to leave the temple without taking part in the joyous occasion.
Only then can the services be offered. The most important days of Utsav festival are during Navaratri which falls during the first fortnight of Ashwin Ashweeja. This is a time when all Her temples are packed with devotees flocking from all over to receive Her blessings and partake in the communities activities. At Mardol, the Jatra or Jatrotsav is another important event, usually during the month of Magha.
Apart from its location among splendorous hills and forests, She is celebrated here in the form of Van Devata, the Goddess of the forests. However, the main attraction for many devotees here is the adhyatmik spiritual philosophy propounded by His Holiness Guruji Shri Suresh J. Pai, who emerged out of a classic guru-shishya tradition. Here, Guruji — also known as The Singing Saint — advises his followers to concentrate continuously on God and avoid the temptations and pitfalls of the material world.
It is amazing that Shri Mahalasa Narayani Devi Kshetra, Harikhandige, is one spiritual centre where the direct participation of devotees — along with vaidiks and priests, or individually — is wholesomely encouraged in many poojas and yajnas and on special occasions.
On certain days, the devotees themselves can perform the Kumkumarchana at Her feet or perform the full pooja, including Abhishek seva, to Lord Gurudatta at the spritually powerful Datta Peetha.
A boy and girl from the same Gotra cannot marry, because they are considered to be siblings :. While those from the Kaunsha Gotra, whenever they visit the temple, are supposed to worship Shri Mahalasa and then their Kula Purush, i. Shri Mahalasa is worshipped by a large section of the Hindu society. Her Kulavis are mainly Gowda Saraswat Brahmins. Other include the Daivajna and Karhade Brahmins, who also consider Shri Mahalasa to be their family deity.
Then, there are some Vaishyas traders Sonars goldsmiths and so on, who also follow Shri Mahalasa. Blessed be the devotees of Mother Mahalasa with peace and happiness in their spiritual and material life and let all their wishes be fulfilled by Shri Mahalasa Devi. We pray at the Lotus Feet of Shri Mahalasa Narayani for the well-being and prosperity of all the visitors to this website.
Comments are closed. Kumkum You can give cash, gold, fruits and flowers as offerings to Shri Mahalasa Narayani. Performing a kumkumarchana, especially with Shri Mahalasa Ashtottara, is highly beneficial. Profound impact Many of the prayers, stuthis and stotras devoted to Her are not only pleasing to listen to, but also have a profound impact on the listener.
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She is venerated in two distinct traditions. As an independent goddess, she is considered as a form of Mohini , the female avatar of the god Vishnu and is called Mhalsa Narayani. Mhalsa is also worshipped as the consort of the folk god Khandoba , a form of the god Shiva. In this tradition, she is associated with Parvati , Shiva's wife as well as Mohini. As an independent goddess, Mhalsa's chief temples include Mardol in Mardol, Goa in the form of Mahalasa Narayani and a temple in Nevasa as Mhalsa Mohini or Mhalsa Devi, which is considered as her birthplace as Khandoba's wife. She is worshipped as the Kuladevi family goddess of different castes and communities in the region.
Narayani Stuti - In sanskrit with meaning