Ashtottara Shatnaam means 108 names, Surya Ashtottara Shatnaam has 108 names of Sun. The miraculous Surya Ashtottara Shatanaam is from the Mahabharat, Vana Parva. This stotra is disclosed to Pandu's son Yudhishthir by Daumya. In this blog we are sharing the stotra and few benefits to motivate.
In the vedic culture the Gods of nature are worshipped, like Vasus (deity of elements: agni, jal, vayu and more), rudra, ashwini kumar and Aditya. Aditya means the son of devi aditi and this stotra pleases the Lord's heart and hence called Aditya Hrudayam Stotram. In hinduism or any other culture sages always worship the Lord Sun as the presiding deity. In one of the oldest text, vedas (Rigveda) the mantras and stotras are there to worship the Surya Dev. This blog gives aditya hrudayam stotra is sanskrit and english with meaning and explanation.
Shiva is the God who get pleased easily and by all without any discrimination. He loves all equally whether the seeker is demon or god or human. And for this reason Shiva is one of the most worshipped Hindu God. Therefore here we are listing two the most effective, powerful and ancient shiva mantras practised since ages.
Gayatri mantra, the most ancient vedic mantra is the mantra from Rigveda. Chanting or meditation on gayatri mantra is like singing the glory of the creator of universe and seeking wisdom, intelligence and life force from the universal force. The article share the importance of mantra, its significance, origin of mantra and much more. Things to be taken care and the benefits of the gayatri mantra are also described here...