Nakshatras And Their Deities- Moola, Pooradam, Uttradam

Moola / Mula Lord Hanuman

Hanuman is a great devotee of Rama. He is one of the central figures in the Hindu epic Ramayana and its various versions. As one of the Chiranjivi, he is also mentioned in several other texts, including the Mahabharata, the various Puranas and some Jain texts. Hanuman participated in Rama’s war against the demon king Ravana. Several later texts also present him as an incarnation of Shiva. He is the son of Anjana and Kesari and is also described as the son of the wind-god Pawan.

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Pooradam /Purva Ashadha Sri Jambukeswarar (Lord Shiva)

Shiva is one of the principal god of Hinduism. He is the supreme God within Shaivism, one of the three most influential denominations in contemporary Hinduism.  In Shaivism tradition, Shiva is the Supreme being who creates, protects and transforms the universe.

Uttradam / Uttara Ashadha Lord Ganesha

Ganesha also known as Ganapati and Vinayaka, is one of the best-known and most worshipped gods in the Hindu pantheon. His image is found throughout India, Sri Lanka, Thailand and Nepal.  Hindu sects worship him regardless of affiliations. Devotion to Ganesha is widely diffused and extends to Jains and Buddhists. Ganesha is widely revered as the remover of obstacles, the patron of arts and sciences and the deva of intellect and wisdom. As the god of beginnings, he is honoured at the start of rituals and ceremonies. Ganesha is also invoked as patron of letters and learning during writing sessions. Several texts relate mythological which is associated with his birth and exploits and explain his distinct iconography.

 

 

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