Spiritual Fridays

Sri Lakshmi Gayatri Mantra

Goddess Lakshmi means Good Luck to Hindus. The word ‘Lakshmi’ is derived from the Sanskrit word “Laksya”, meaning ‘aim’ or ‘goal’, and she is the goddess of wealth and prosperity, both material and spiritual. Sri Lakshmi is the household goddess of most Hindu families, and a favorite of women. Although she is worshipped daily, the …

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Kollur Sri Mookambika Temple

Front View of Temple Holy Name : Sri Mookambika Temple God : – Goddess :  Sri Mookambika or Mother Saraswathi Location : Kollur, Udupi District, Karnataka, India Sri Mookambika Devi History & Importance : Historically, the temple is at least 1200 years old. The Goddess Mookambika is in the form of Jyotir-Linga incorporating both Shiva and Shakthi. The Panchaloha image (five element mixed …

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Rahu ( North Node) Gayatri Mantra

Rahu ( Shadow Planet – Snakes Head ) gives the individual worldly powers and success. In the spiritual realm, Rahu can give psychic powers, but also there may be danger from drugs, and danger from black magic. On the positive side, the influence of Rahu can put us in harmony with collective trends and give popularity, prestige, …

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Suriyanarkoil Arulmigu Sri Suriyanar Temple

Holy Name : Arulmigu Sri Suriyanar Temple God : Sri Siva Suriyan, Sri Suryanarayanaswamy Goddess :  Sri Ushadevi, Sri ( Pradyushadevi ) Chayadevi Location : Suriyanarkoil, Tanjavur District, Tamlnadu, India History & Importance : Temple for the Navagrahas, the nine planets. Of the nine grahas, the primary position is given to Lord Surya which is why the first day of the week is said …

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Shani (Saturn) Gayathri Mantra

According to Vedic Astrology, the planet Saturn is called Shanaiswara. The name Shanaiswara means “slow mover”. Shani, the son of the Suryadev born to his shadow wife Chaya is the slowest of the Grahas. Sani is for life, property, punish the wrongdoings and reward good deeds. A combination of straight-forward police & a strict judge.  Shani …

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Tirunelveli Arulmigu Nellaiappar ,Arultharum Kanthimathi Ambal Temple

Holy Name : Arulmigu Nellaiappar , Arultharum Kanthimathi Ambal Temple God : Sri Nellaiappar , Sri Venda Valarndhanathar, Swamy Venunathar, Sri Nelveli Nathar Goddess :  Sri Kanthimathi Ammai, Sri Vadivudaya Ammai, Sri Kamakottamudaya Naachiyaar Location :Tirunelveli, Tirunelveli District, Tamlnadu, India   History & Importance : The temple complex consist of two huge temples, one for Lord Shiva (Nellaiappar temple) and the other …

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Sankarankovil Sri Sankaranarayana Swamy Temple

  Holy Name : Sri Sankaranarayana Swamy Temple God : Sri Sankaralingam, Sri Sankara Narayana Swamy Goddess : Sri Gomathi Amman Location : Sankarankovil, Tirunelveli District, Tamil Nadu, India. Thala Virutcham :  Punnai History & Importance : Sankara Narayana Temple features a magnificent 9 tier Rajagopuram. The temple depicts the concept of Hari (Vishnu) and Hara (Shiva) being one God. Amman went …

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Sukra Gayatri ( Venus ) Mantra

Lord Sukra is in charge of love, romance, pleasure, reproduction, art, fine arts and harmony in life. Lord Shukra (Venus) is the signification of vehicles, luxury articles, musical instruments, film industry, television industry, electronic media, multiplexes, event management, precious stones, ornaments, hotels, spouse, festivities, and all the modes of enjoyment. Shukra Gayatri (Gayatri for Venus) Om aswadhwajaaya vidmahae dhanur hastaaya dheemahi …

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Guru Gayatri (Jupiter) Mantra

Brihaspati, also known as Guru or Vyazham, is the name for the Navagraha planet Jupiter according to Hindu Astrology. Brihaspati is the Guru of Devas and is the epitome of goodness and religion. Also popular as Brahmanaspati and Devaguru, Brihaspati is considered to be the greatest beneficial among the nine Navagrahas. Concerned with education, teaching …

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Tiruchendur Sri Subrahmanya Swami Temple

Holy Name : Sri Subrahmanya Swami Temple God : Sri Subramaniya Swamy, Sri Shanmugar Urchavar : Sri Jeyanthinaathar, Sri Kumaara Vitankar, Sri Alaivaay Perumaal Goddess : Sri Valli, Sri Deivanai Location : Tiruchendur, Tuticorin District, Tamil Nadu, India History & Importance : Of the Aaarupatai Veetu of Lord Muruga, Tiruchendur alone is situated in the seashore; the other five are …

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