Kedara Gowri Vratha

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Kedara Gowri Vratha

Kedhara Gowri vratham is performed during Deepavali. Without any differences as to caste,creed or economic distinctions, devotees devoted to Amba/Shiva observe this Vratha. The story behind this Deepvali Vratha goes like this: Bhrungi Rishi was a great devotee of Lord Shiva but one defect existed in the great seer. He never prayed to Devi and completely ignored Her! Even during the supplicative practice of Pradakshina(circumambulation),He ignored Divine Mother. To teach a lesson to this Sage, both Shiva and Parvathy merged into one and appeared as Ardhanareeshwara before the Saint.The saint did not budge and assumed the form of a Bee!(bee is called Brhunga in sanskrit and thus his name Bhrungi rishi) and then peirced the body of Ardhanareeshwara/i and tried to do circum-ambulate Shiva’s side alone! …More

1st Day festival at Sri Swarna Kamadchy Amman Crawley,UK 24-10-2012

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Kedara Gowri Vratham

The story behind this Viratham: Bhrungi Rishi was a great devotee of Lord Shiva but one defect existed in the great seer. He never prayed to Amman and completely ignored Her! Even during the supplicate practice of Pradakshina(circumambulation),He ignored Divine Mother.To teach a lesson to this Sage, both Shiva...

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