Hindu Gods & Goddesses List

 

With Family

     

    Latest Hindu News & Events

    Sant Dnyaneshwar Maharaj Palkhi Wari Yatra 2017Sant Dnyaneshwar Maharaj Palkhi Wari Yatra 2017

    Alandi, Pune.. read more

    Sant Tukaram Maharaj Palkhi Wari Yatra 2017Sant Tukaram Maharaj Palkhi Wari Yatra 2017

    Dehu to Pandharpur.. read more

    Child International FestivalChild International Festival

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

     
    Myth Busters
    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
    The science behind Cow Worship in Hindu ReligionThe science behind Cow Worship in Hindu Religionread more
    Unravelling the mystery behind the Third Eye of Lord ShivaUnravelling the mystery behind the Third Eye of Lord Shivaread more
    Why Hindus rub, kiss their palms in the morning?Why Hindus rub, kiss their palms in the morning?read more
    The secret behind Sati’s sacrificeThe secret behind Sati’s sacrificeread more
    Does eating rice during Ekadashi days can harm us?Does eating rice during Ekadashi days can harm us?read more
    Is Parad Shivlingum beneficial for us?Is Parad Shivlingum beneficial for us?read more
    Why do Hindus join their hands and say Namaste while greeting?Why do Hindus join their hands and say Namaste while greeting?read more
     
    Mookambika
     
     

    About Mookambika

    Mookambika - The Mother Goddess

     

    Mookambika, also popularly known as MooghambighaiAmma or ThaaiMooghambighai, is a Hindu goddess and is regarded as an incarnation of Parvati. Hence, she is considered as an aspect of AdiParashakti. MookambikaMookambikaMookambika
    Mookambika, also popularly known as MooghambighaiAmma or ThaaiMooghambighai, is a Hindu goddess and is regarded as an incarnation of Parvati. 
    is one of the most popular and widely worshipped goddesses of India, especially the south Indian states of Kerala and Karnataka.

     

    Depiction

     

    Mookambika is usually depicted as a beautiful young woman with a glowing complexion. She is clad in a beautiful multi colored Sari A type of an Indian dressand is adorned with many jewels, ornaments, flowers and garlands. She wears a sparkling golden crown on her head. She is mostly portrayed to be seated on either a beautiful throne decorated with numerous gems and jewels, or a lotus flower. She has four arms and holds a conch shell and a discus in two of her hands, while assuming the gestures of Abhaya mudra and Varada mudra with the other two.

     

    Legends

     

    Legends state that once upon a time in Kollur there was a great sage named Kola Maharishi. The sage was meditating and observing penance but was troubled by a demon named Mookasura. Mookasura was also trying to perform austerities in order to gain a boon. When ParvatiParvatiParvati
    After the death of Shiva's first love Sati, Shiva...
    got to know about the situation she made the demon dumb so that he could not speak or ask for a boon. However, Mookasura continued to cause problems and troubles for Kola Maharishi. The sage then prayed to the goddess to help him get rid of the demon. Parvati then in her incarnation of Mookambika helped the sage by killing Mookasura. After that the sage continued to meditate and observe penance in peace. It is believed that Mookambika then stayed in Kollur because of the request of gods and Kola Maharishi.  

     

    Another famous legend associated with the goddess states that once upon a time there was a very powerful demon named Kaumasura. The demon used to terrorize people and made their lives full of tyranny and suffering. Any attempts of struggle against the demon went in vain. All the people then prayed to Parvati to help them. Parvati then created an incarnation of herself known as Mookambika. Mookambika then went on to fight the demon. Soon a fierce battle ensued between Mookambika and Kaumasura. Kaumasura tried his best to defeat the goddess but he was no match for the supreme powers of Mookambika. As a result, the demon was soon slain by the goddess, and peace and balance was restored in the world.

     

    Temples

     

    There are many temples of Mookambika in the southern states of India. The most prominent temple, however, is the KollurMookambika Temple at Kollur, Udupi District in Karnataka. It is believed that Kollur has been named after the great sage Kola Maharishi. The temple holds a great significance and is believed to be around one thousand and two hundred years old. VidyaArambamis a prominent ceremony observed in the temple which is considered as an initiation of the small children for education. The most important festivals associated with the goddess are Pancha Puja It is a prayer ritual performed to make offerings, honoring, evoking or worshipping gods. The ceremony can also be performed to pay homage to the beloved ones who are deadand Thrikala Bali. Mookambika symbolizes great knowledge, power, wisdom, affection and supremacy.

     



     
     

    Top Most Popular Hindu Gods and Goddesses

     
     
     
    BROWSE BY CATEGORY
    Gods Photo Gallery
     
    Mookambika
     
     
    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 narmada sona shakti peeth multi 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
    Top Viewed Wallpaper
    • Bhole baba smoking chillum of bhang
    • Shri sant gajanan maharaj beautiful Hd Wallpaper for free download
    • Angry Lord Shiva meditation stylish Hd Wallpaper with lighting effects for free download
    • Bhagwan Swami Shree Samarth Maharaj wonderful Hd Wallpaper for free download
    • Lord shiva smoking chillum of bhang
    • Radha Soami Satsang Beas Guru Baba Gurinder Singh stylish HD Wallpaper for free download
    • Angry lord Shiva blue colour Hd Wallpaper for free download
    • Sant Shri Savata Mali awesome HD Wallpaper for free download
    • Sant Satguru Ravidass Ji Maharaj awesome HD Wallpaper for free download
    • Baba Jaigurudev ji Maharaj colorful Hd Wallpaper for free download
    • Maa Mansa Devi wonderful HD Wallpaper for free download
    • lord shiva angry tandav dance wallpaper
    • God Ganesha full HD beautiful wallpaper for free download
    • Lord shiva drinking of bhang wallpaper
    • Mahayogi guru Gorakhnath ji Maharaj beautiful Hd Wallpaper for free download
    • Sherawali Mata Rani beautiful 3D HD Wallpaper for free download
    • Sant Satguru Ravidass Ji Maharaj colorful HD Wallpaper for free download
    • Sant Shri Dnyaneshwar Maharaj beautiful HD Wallpaper for free download
    • Radha Soami Baba Gurinder Singh Ji HD Wallpaper
    • Free Baba Gurinder Singh RSSB HD Wallpaper Images