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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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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.
Listen to this chanting of Sankata Nashan Ganesh Storta- composed by Narad Muni. 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.
On occasion of Ekadashi (Eleventd day of the Lunar fortnight), we bring to you ten short chants of Lord Vishnu, including: a. Om Namo Bhagwate Vasudevayab. Twameva Mata Pita Twamevac. Shantakaram Bhujagashayanam...Learn the meaning and significance of each of these chants in episode number 11 of Chants of India by Sriram, narrated by Sriram for gaatha story. 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.
Budha (Mercury) is considered to be the son of Tara and Chandra. Lord Shiv was pleased with the penance, that is, the prayers and meditation of Budha and blessed him  with the status of a Graha (Planet). Listen to Budha Gayatri Mantra and Kavacham. These are Dhyana Shlokas. Narrated by Sriram for Chants of India by Sriram Podcast.Learn more about Chants of India by Sriram visiting https://indianchants.xyz 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. Announcement: Baalgatha podcast of children's bedtime stories is now available in Telugu! Visit gaathastory.com/podcasts to learn more.
On occasion of Mahashivratri, we are excited to publish a second episode on Lord Shiva- Chanting of 108 names of Lord Shiva (Shiva Ashtottara Shata Namavali). 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.
On the occasion of Mahashivratri, listen to Eleven mantras of Rudra, one of the many incarnations of Lord Shiva. These chants are from the Rigveda.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.
8: Kal Bhairav Ashtakam

8: Kal Bhairav Ashtakam

2019-02-2600:05:08

In a week's time, we will celebrate the festival of Mahashivratri. To mark this festival, today we publish the episode featuring chants to honour the Bhairav avatar of Lord Shiva. Kal means ‘time’ and ‘Bhairava’ the avatar of Shiva. Ashtami after Purnima, or the eighth day after full moon, is considered the ideal day to celebrate this occasion. Chants of India by Sriram Podcast is produced by gaatha storym 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.
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