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Chants of India by Sriram

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Have you ever wondered why a particular Mantra has to be chanted at a specific time of the day? Or why do we pray to a God or Goddess on a particular day of the week? Or what is the significance the auspicious days in the Hindu calendar, and how they are to be celebrated? Through Chants of India by Sriram, a new podcast by gaatha story, your host Sriram will help you in understanding the significance of selected chants from the Vedas. Discover how positive energies can be chaneled in our every day life, through chanting of these Mantras.
Visit gaathastory.com to learn more about our other podcasts including Baalgatha, Myths, Legends and Fairytales of India, and MyKitaab.
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On occasion of the Eighth day of the ascending (waxing phase) of the moon, listen to chanting of Durga Suktam and Devi Suktam.  This is considered to be a very good day for accessing the energy of the goddesses : Durga, Pratyangira and Parahi. In the bhardapad month, that is. During the time of Ganapati Festival, this is the day for celebration of Gauri - as a part of the "Gauri-Ganapati" festival in Maharashtra.  Goddess Durga is known as Mahishasur Mardini - the destroyer of evil forces and the slayer of the demon Mahishasura. Goddess Pratangira protects from evil forces and bad influences, particularly witchcraft and occultism. Goddess Varahi is a Devi with the head of a boar. She was created to banish all evil forces and she is also known as Shakti. These verses or stotars have been narrated by Sriram for the Podcast Chants of India by Sriram and brought to you by gaatha story.  You can subscribe on Apple Podcasts, Google podcasts, Spotify, Headfone, Hubhopper, Storiyoh and other fine apps and sites where you can listen to podcasts. To learn more, visit https://indianchants.xyz
9: 108 Names of Lord Ganesh

9: 108 Names of Lord Ganesh

2019-09-0300:07:02

As we celebrate the Ganapati Festival, presenting a special episode on Chants of India by Sriram : Shri Vighneshwara Ashtottara Shata Nama Stotra. (108 names of Shri Vighneshwara)This podcast is produced by gaatha story and you can listen on Apple Podcasts Google Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, and other fine sites and apps where you listen to your favourite shows. Music: Sitar by Leonardoarena.You can visit https://indianchants.xyz to learn more about this show.
5: Ekdanta Ganesha Stortram

5: Ekdanta Ganesha Stortram

2019-08-2800:10:44

This chanting is in honour of Lord Ganesh- who is also called Ekadanta (The Lord with one tooth or tusk). This episode was narrated by Sriram for Chants of India  by Sriram Podcast.You can subscribe Chants of India by Sriram on Apple Podcasts (https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/chants-of-india-by-sriram/id1451162627?mt=2&uo=4&ls=1) , Google podcasts, Spotify, Headfone, Hubhopper, Storiyoh and other fine apps and sites where you can listen to podcasts. To learn more, visit https://indianchants.xyz
On occasion of Saturday, the Day of Lord Hanuman, we present to you to two stotras in honour of Lord Hanuman, namely,Anjaneya Gayatri Storta and Samvandanam Stortas. As a bonus, we have a third prayer- Shri Anjaneya Mangalashtakam.These verses or stotars have been narrated by Sriram for the Podcast Chants of India by Sriram and brought to you by gaatha story.  You can subscribe on Apple Podcasts, Google podcasts, Spotify, Headfone, Hubhopper, Storiyoh and other fine apps and sites where you can listen to podcasts. To learn more, visit https://indianchants.xyz
Welcome to today's episode of Chants of India by Sriram. We begin our new season with 2 chants of Lord Shiva, from the Rigveda Mantra Samhita. The first chant is from the 114th Suktam  of the first mandalam and  the 33rd suktam from the second mandalam. To learn more about Rigveda Mantra Smahita, and what mandalams and suktams mean, visit indianchants.xyz/wiki
Akshay Tritiya  festival falls in the months of April and May, Sun and Moon are said to be at their planetary best, also known as Akha Teej.This day marks the Birth anniversaries of Lord Parshurama (6th incarnation of Lord Vishnu) and Goddess Annapurna. Ganesh and Ved Vyas started writing Mahabharata on this day.Krishna Bestowed Wealth on Sudama. It is said that the river Ganga descended from Heaven to Earth on this day. Kuber was blessed by Goddess Lakshmi and he was made treasurer of the Gods.In Jainism- Lord Adinath (first Tirthankar's) celebration occurs on this day. Listen to the rituals associated with this festival in this episode of Chants of India by Sriram. This podcast is produced by gaatha story and you can listen on Apple Podcasts Google Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, and other fine sites and apps where you listen to your favourite shows. Music: Sitar by Leonardoarena.You can visit https://indianchants.xyz to learn more about this show.
The full moon day of the month of Chaitra (which falls in the months of March or April) has many customs and associations attached to it. The most well known is Hanuman Jayanti, the birth of Lord Hanuman. You can listen to stories associated with the Birth of Hanuman on Baalgatha Podcast at  This day also celebrated ChitraGupta, the keeper of accounts of a person's good and bad deeds. During the month of Chaitra, the sun shines brilliantly and correspondingly, the moon also glows. This is a period of high mental energy for people. Chants of India by Sriram Podcast is produced by gaatha story and you can listen to this podcast on Apple Podcasts Google Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, and other fine sites and apps where you listen to your favourite shows. Music: Sitar by Leonardoarena. You can visit https://indianchants.xyz to learn more about this show.
Chaitra Navratri or 9 nights of fasting and praters begin in the month of Chaitra (which falls in the month of March or April). This festival starts after the Gudi Padwa or Ugadi festival, and is also known as Rama Navratri. All 10 forms of Goddess Shakti are worshipped during this festival. In this episode, your host Sriram explains the significance of this festival, what pujas (prayers) are to be performed on each day, and concludes with the mention of Rama Navami festival, which we will cover in depth in a later episode. Chants of India by Sriram Podcast is produced by gaatha story and you can listen to this podcast on Apple Podcasts Google Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, and other fine sites and apps where you listen to your favourite shows. Music: Sitar by Leonardoarena.You can visit https://indianchants.xyz to learn more about this show.
In this episode, Sriram narrates the 108 names of Lord Vishnu- known as Ananta Ashtotara Shatanamavali (Ashtotara means the number 8 that follows Shata, that is, 100). Chants of India by Sriram Podcast is produced by gaatha story and you can listen to this podcast on Apple Podcasts Google Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, and other fine sites and apps where you listen to your favourite shows. Music: Sitar by Leonardoarena.You can visit https://indianchants.xyz to learn more about this show.
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Sankul R. Mandavia

What is a gayatri mantra? Are there many?

Aug 24th
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