Articles — moon
Shri Chandra Kavach in Sanskrit ( श्री चन्द्र कवचम् )
May 17 2018 Tags: Chandra, Chandra devta, Kavach, moon, sanskrit
Shri Chandra dev or Moon god is also one of the nine Navagrahas of Hindu Astrology. Shri Chandra is known as Planet Moon and also the Lord of stars. In Sanskrit Chandra stands for 'bright and shining'. Chandra has the second place in Navagraha. Moon (Chandra) is the planet, which rules our emotions, thoughts and fortune. Reading or listening Shri Chandra kavach removes all malefic effects of planet Moon . श्री चन्द्र कवचम् ॥ ॐ गण गणपतये नमः ॥ अस्य श्रीचन्द्रकवचस्तोत्रमन्त्रस्य गौतम् ऋषिः ।अनुष्टुप् छन्दः, श्रीचन्द्रो देवता, चन्द्रप्रीत्यर्थं जपे विनियोगः ।समं चतुर्भुजं वन्दे केयूरमुकुटोज्ज्वलम् ।वासुदेवस्य नयनं शङ्करस्य च भूषणम् ॥ १॥ एवं ध्यात्वा जपेन्नित्यं...
Moon and Shiva
Jun 30 2016 Tags: Chandra, moon, mythology, shiv, Shiva, stories
Parvati once asked Shiva, Lord, tell me, why do you wear a crescent moon on your forehead? What is the story behind this? Shiva told her the story. Earlier, Parvati had been born as Sati, the daughter of Daksha. As Sati, she had been married to Shiva. Since Daksha insulted her husband Shiva, Sati gave up her life. When Sati died, Shiva no longer found pleasure in anything. He began to live in the forest and started to perform tapasya. Such was the power of the tapasya that any trees or mountains that were near the place where Shiva was...