Devipurana
  • Aparajita – 2

    Aparājitā (Aparajita) is one of the Navapīṭhaśakti (Navapithasakti) of the Goddess. She constantly serves Goddess Bhuveneśvarī (Bhuvaneswari). However, in other Purāṇa(s) (Purana; Mythological Scripture), Aparājitā is another name of Durgā-Bhavānī (Durga-Bhavani). In Devīpurāṇa(Devipurana) itself it is said that if one undetakes Durgavrata for one yar, one needs to pray for good favour in front of […]

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  • Aranya – 3

    In Devīpurāṇa (Devipurana), nine major araṇya(s) (aranya; forest) located in Bhāratavarṣa (Bharatavarsha; India) have been mentioned. These nine araṇya(s) are known as great pilgrimage-sites, yielding boons of virtue. These nine forests are — Saindhava, Daṇḍakāraṇya (Dandakaranya), Naimiṣāraṇya (Naimisharanya), Kurujāṅgala (Kurujangal), Upalāvṛta (Upalavrita), Āraṇya (Aranya), Jamvumārga (Jamvumarga), Puṣkara(Pushkara) and Himālaya (Himalaya).

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