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The Miracle at Govindamala in Kerala

It is believed, that when Parasurama threw his axe in an arc across the seas and created Kerala, he also cleaved the great Western Ghats with the same axe, dividing and sweeping them from left to right into two ranges...

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Surya Ashtakam with English Translation

From ancient times hindus recognized the Sun God as the one who is the cause of nature. They believed worshipping the Sun God would clear off all their sins. Surya, the Sun God, was the son of Sage Kasyapa and Adhithi. He rides...

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Introduction to Sundara Kandam

Sundara Kandam is the fifth section of Ramayana (the story of Lord Rama) written by Sage Valmiki and comprises of 2885 verses spread in 68 chapters. “Sundara” as we all know in the literary sense means ‘beautiful’...

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Devi Argala Stuti with English Translation

(The fountain of prayer to the Goddess) 1.Jayanthi mangala kali bhadrakali kapalini, Durga kshama shiva dhathri swaha swadha namosthuthe. Salutations to you who is Jayanthi, Mangala, Kali, Bhadrakali, Kapalini, Shiva, Dhathri,...

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Devi Keelakam with English Translation

Since the chanting of Devi Mahatmya leads to all the luck and good things in the world and at the end salvation, Lord Prameshwara decided to impose certain conditions to get that full benefit. This is the nail (keelakam) that he...

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Kanaka Dhara Stotra with English Translation

Adhi Sankara was one of the greatest saints of his time. He was born in a poor Brahmin family in Kerala. After brahmopadesa, as is usual during those times, he was asked to beg alms for his lunch. One day when he went to a...

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Nama Ramayanam with English Translation

A devout Hindu believes that if he reads Ramayana (the story of Rama) daily, he would be nearing God. He also would like to meditate on the name Rama, so that all his sins are washed off. Nama Ramayana is the story of Rama...

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Namam Japikkuga with English Translation

This stotras by an unknown devotee of Kerala prays the Lord to help him chant the names of Lord Narayana even on his death bed.The graphic numbing description of the state of the devotee in his death bed and the essentiality of...

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