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Bagalamukhi Goddess—The power of wisdom and knowledge

Bagalamukhi Goddess—The power of wisdom and knowledge

On May 3, 2017, people across the nation celebrated the Bagalamukhi Jayanti which pays obeisance to the goddess of wisdom Bagala. According to many beliefs, Bagalamukhi or Bagala stands for one of the ten mahavidyas (great wisdom goddesses) as per Hinduism.

Chaitra Navaratri 2017: Day 8 –Worship Maa Maha Gauri to end sufferings

Chaitra Navaratri 2017: Day 8 –Worship Maa Maha Gauri to end sufferings

It is believed that anyone who worships Maa Maha Gauri gets relief from all the sufferings in life.

Chaitra Navaratri 2017: Day 7 – Destroy ignorance by worshipping Maa Kalaratri

Chaitra Navaratri 2017: Day 7 – Destroy ignorance by worshipping Maa Kalaratri

Maa Kalaratri destroys ignorance and removes darkness.

Chaitra Navaratri 2017: Day 6 - Worship Maa Katyayani for blissful married life

Chaitra Navaratri 2017: Day 6 - Worship Maa Katyayani for blissful married life

The epitome of love and anger, the idols of Katyayani are portrayed as ones with four arms and three eyes, and mounted on a lion.

Chaitra Navaratri 2017: Day 5 - Worship Maa Skandamata for wisdom, salvation

Chaitra Navaratri 2017: Day 5 - Worship Maa Skandamata for wisdom, salvation

Skandamata is depicted with four hands and has baby Kartikeya on her lap. She is mounted on a lion.

Chaitra Navaratri 2017: Day 4 - Worship Devi Kushmanda for power and energy

Chaitra Navaratri 2017: Day 4 - Worship Devi Kushmanda for power and energy

Mounted on a lioness, Devi Kushmanda is depicted with Ashta Bhuja or eight hands.

Chaitra Navaratri 2017: Day 3 - Worship Goddess Chandraghanta for courage and strength

Chaitra Navaratri 2017: Day 3 - Worship Goddess Chandraghanta for courage and strength

The Goddess wears the crescent on her head which resembles a moon and hence her name is Chandraghanta.

Navratri 2016 colour code: Sizzle in blue this evening – Style tips

Navratri 2016 colour code: Sizzle in blue this evening – Style tips

Every year during Navratri, a colour code is assigned for each day.

Navratri 2016 colour code: Dazzle in white today – Check out fashion tips

Navratri 2016 colour code: Dazzle in white today – Check out fashion tips

In this post, we will share a few fashion tips with you so that you can steal the show this evening and make heads turn.

Navratri 2016: Worship Goddess Chandraghanta today for courage, strength

Navratri 2016: Worship Goddess Chandraghanta today for courage, strength

Seated on a tiger, Goddess Chandraghanta is depicted with dushabhuja or ten hands. 

Navratri 2016 calendar: Worship goddess Durga and her nine avatars on each day

Navratri 2016 calendar: Worship goddess Durga and her nine avatars on each day

The atmosphere is filled with a festive fervour which is knocking at the doors. The month of festivity and happiness filled with devotion is here. The time has come for Sharad Navratri or Shardiya Navratri and we can't wait for the nine-day festivity dedicated to Goddess Durga begin.

Navratri special: Best SMS and WhatsApp messages!

Navratri special: Best SMS and WhatsApp messages!

Come Navratri, and the 9-day long celebrations will begin with much devotion and fasting.

AIADMK protest on Karti Chidambaram issue forces Parliament to adjourn for the day

AIADMK protest on Karti Chidambaram issue forces Parliament to adjourn for the day

AIADMK members disrupted proceedings in both Houses of Parliament demanding action against former minister P Chidambaram's son Karti on the Aircel-Maxis issue.

BJP MP Udit Raj embarrass​es Smriti Irani, says he attended Mahishasur festival at JNU in 2013

BJP MP Udit Raj embarrass​es Smriti Irani, says he attended Mahishasur festival at JNU in 2013

Human Resource Development Minister Smriti Irani created a hullabaloo over 'Mahishasur Martyrdom Day', which takes place in JNU.

JNU incident expression of ''freedom from India'': BJP member Bhupendra Yadav

What has been happening in the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) is not "freedom of expression" but "expression of freedom from India," a BJP member told the Rajya Sabha on Thursday, referring to campus events where students allegedly voiced support for Kashmiri separatists.

This is why Smriti Irani mentioned Goddess Durga, Mahishasur in her Parliament speech

This is why Smriti Irani mentioned Goddess Durga, Mahishasur in her Parliament speech

Human Resource Development Minister Smriti Irani on Wednesday hit out at the Congress, especially Rahul Gandhi, and the Left.

How Mahishasura invited death by undermining woman power – Durga

How Mahishasura invited death by undermining woman power – Durga

There are a number of legends associated with Mahishasura. Here’s taking a look at one of them.

Curfew imposed in Kannauj over clash during Durga idol immersion

Curfew was imposed and four people were arrested in Kannauj district on Friday, a day after a youth died and another received bullet injuries following a clash between two communities during a religious procession.

Maa Durga 'my kind of woman': Sushmita Sen

Maa Durga 'my kind of woman': Sushmita Sen

Actress Sushmita Sen has said she would like to emulate Goddess Durga as she is the epitome of mother, adding that she was "my kind of woman".