With Family

     

    Latest Hindu News & Events

    Ramdevra Meal 2017Ramdevra Meal 2017

    Jaisalmer, Rajasthan.. read more

    Gogamedi Mela 2017Gogamedi Mela 2017

    Gogamedi - Hanumangarh, Dadrewa - Churu, Rajasthan.. read more

    Jhulan Yatra 2017Jhulan Yatra 2017

    Mathura, Vrindavan, and Mayapur.. read more

    Child International FestivalChild International Festival

    New Delhi metro station, New Delhi, New Delhi, India.. read more

     
    Myth Busters
    Why do we not touch papers, books and people with the feet?Why do we not touch papers, books and people with the feet?read more
    Why do we wear marks on the forehead?Why do we wear marks on the forehead?read more
    Hindu Rituals - Why do we prostrate before parents and elders?Hindu Rituals - Why do we prostrate before parents and elders?read more
    Why do we do Namaste?Why do we do Namaste?read more
    Why do we have a prayer room?Why do we have a prayer room?read more
    Why do we light a lamp?Why do we light a lamp?read more
    5 common myths about Hindu5 common myths about Hinduread more
    Significance of Hanging Lemon - Chili In Shops or Business PlacesSignificance of Hanging Lemon - Chili In Shops or Business Placesread more
    Reason behind Not to sleep with our head towards NorthReason behind Not to sleep with our head towards Northread more
    Myth Buster - The birth behind the War God KartikeyaMyth Buster - The birth behind the War God Kartikeyaread more
     
    Mariamman
     
     

    About Mariamman

    One story about the origin of MariammanMariammanMariamman
    One story about the origin of Mariamman...
    is she was the wife of Tirunalluvar, the Tamil poet, who was a pariah, outcaste. She caught smallpox and begged from house to house for food, fanning herself with leaves of the nim or margosa It is a native tree species of India and its scientific name is Azadirachta indica. It is majorly grown in tropical regions. It is also known as neem and has many medicinal properties. Its fruits and seeds are used for making oil. The flowers and shoots of this tree is also eaten as a vegetable. The leaves of this tree are also used for ayurvedic purposes. It is anti-fungal, anti-bacterial, anti-viral, anti-diabetic and sedative. It is also used to cure skin diseases. The twigs of this tree is used as a tooth brush and tongue cleaner. Powdered neem is used as a pack on the face to beautify and cleanse skin. tree to keep the flies off her sores. She recovered and people worshipped her as the goddess of smallpox. To keep smallpox away they hang nim leaves above the doors of their houses.
     
    Another story involves the beautiful virtuous Nagavali, wife of Piruhu, one of the Nine Rishis. One day the Rishi was away and the Trimurti (an image with three heads representing BrahmaBrahmaBrahma
    According to Hinduism, the whole creation is the work of Trimurti (the Hindu Trinity)...
    , VishnuVishnuVishnu
    Vishnu is one of the Supreme Gods of Hindus and is a part of Hindu Trinity,..
    , and ShivaShivaShiva
    Shiva is one of the Supreme Gods of Hindu Trinity that ...
    ) came to see if her famed beauty and virtue was true. Nagavali did not know them and, resenting their intrusion, turned them into little children.

    The gods were offended and cursed her, so her beauty faded and her face became marked like smallpox. The Rishi returned, found her disfigured, and drove her away, declaring she would be born a demon in the next world and cause the spread of a disease which would make people like herself. She was called Mari, meaning 'changed.' Both stories are reported by Whitehead and he remarks that in Mysore he was told that Mari meant sakti, power.
     
    Mariamman is an ancient goddess, whose worship probably originated in the tribal religion of Dravidian India before the arrival of the Aryans and the brahman religion. According to tradition, among the Dravidian mountain tribes as in Coorg in southern Karnataka, human sacrifices were offered to Mariamman. These were replaced with animals and as we have seen, in some villages no animal sacrifices are offered. Here we can see a historical gradation.
     
    Local goddesses such as Mariamman She is a South Indian Goddess of rain who is majorly worshipped in southern states like Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh and Maharashtrawho protect villages and their lands and represent the different castes of their worshippers have always been an important part of the religious landscape of South India. However, we can note periods of special significance. The eclecticism of the Vijayanagar period (1336-1565) encouraged folk religion, which became more important and influenced the more literate forms of religion.

    In the last century and a half there has been a rebirth of Tamil self-consciousness (see Devotion to Murukan). In the middle of the present century deities such as Mariamman have become linked to the "great tradition" as the strata of society which worship the goddess has become integrated into the larger social order.
     
     




     
     

    Top Most Popular Hindu Gods and Goddesses

     
     
     
    BROWSE BY CATEGORY
     
    gst training
    Gods Photo Gallery
     
    Mariamman
     
     
    Top Rated Wallpaper
    • Gandaki shakti peeth gray or golden color wallpaper
    • Maa annapurna karota shakti peeth blue color wallpaper with star effects
    • Maa mahakali jaintia shakti peeth blue color wallpaper
    • Maa mahakali jaintia shakti peeth multi color lighting wallpaper with spiral effects
    • Maa Manasa devi multi color wallpaper with background effects
    • Kali Mata Kalighat shakti peeth blue color wallpaper with spiral effects
    • Kali Mata Kalighat shakti peeth brown color wallpaper with spiral effects
    • Mata kalmadhava amarkantak shakti peeth multi color wallpaper with star lighting effects
    • Mata kalmadhava amarkantak shakti peeth brown color wallpaper with star lighting effects
    • Mata kalmadhava amarkantak shakti peeth blue color wallpaper with spiral effects
    • Mata vedagarbha kanchipuram shakti peeth sunlight wallpaper
    • Mata vedagarbha kanchipuram shakti peeth brown color wallpaper with star lighting effects
    • Mata lalitha devi prayag shakti peeth orange color wallpaper with spiral effects
    • Mata kamakhya devi shakti peeth blue color wallpaper with star lighting effects
    • Mata mangala chandika devi Harsiddhi or Ujjain shakti peeth sunlight wallpaper
    • Mata mangala chandika devi Harsiddhi or Ujjain shakti peeth multi color wallpaper
    Top Viewed Wallpaper
    • Bhole baba smoking chillum of bhang
    • Shri sant gajanan maharaj beautiful Hd Wallpaper for free download
    • Bhagwan Swami Shree Samarth Maharaj wonderful Hd Wallpaper for free download
    • Mahant Yogi Adityanath wonderful HD wallpaper for free download
    • Angry Lord Shiva meditation stylish Hd Wallpaper with lighting effects for free download
    • Radha Soami Baba Gurinder Singh Ji HD Wallpaper
    • Lord shiva smoking chillum of bhang
    • Sant Shri Savata Mali awesome HD Wallpaper for free download
    • Sant Satguru Ravidass Ji Maharaj colorful HD Wallpaper for free download
    • Baba Jaigurudev ji Maharaj colorful Hd Wallpaper for free download
    • Sant Satguru Ravidass Ji Maharaj awesome HD Wallpaper for free download
    • Free Baba Gurinder Singh RSSB HD Wallpaper Images
    • Angry lord Shiva blue colour Hd Wallpaper for free download
    • Radha Soami Satsang Beas Guru Baba Gurinder Singh stylish HD Wallpaper for free download
    • lord shiva angry tandav dance wallpaper
    • Maa Mansa Devi wonderful HD Wallpaper for free download
    • Mahayogi guru Gorakhnath ji Maharaj beautiful Hd Wallpaper for free download
    • Lord shiva drinking of bhang wallpaper
    • God Ganesha full HD beautiful wallpaper for free download
    • Sant Shri Dnyaneshwar Maharaj beautiful HD Wallpaper for free download