Is Devi Mahatmyam same as Durga Saptashati?
Devi Mahatmyam is also known as the Durgā Saptashatī (दुर्गासप्तशती) or Shri Chandi (श्री चण्डी).
Who wrote the Devi Mahatmyam?
Devi Mahatmya, a part of the Markandeya Purana, is one of the Puranas (secondary Hindu scriptures), and was composed in Sanskrit around 400-500 CE, with authorship attributed to the sage (Rishi) Markandeya. It consists of Chapters 74 to 86 (13 chapters) of the Markandeya Purana.
When was Devi Mahatmyam written?
Devi Mahatmya, Sanskrit text, written about the 5th or 6th century ce, that forms a portion of a larger work known as the Markandeya-purana. It is the first such text that revolves entirely around the figure of the Goddess (Devi) as the primary deity.
What is the importance of Durga Saptashati?
Durga Saptashati addresses the tale of a battle between good and evil. The Goddess Durga, angry and ruthless, leads the forces of good against the demon Mahishasura. Durga is the great Warrior Goddess, an embodiment of the lethal energy of divine anger when turned against evil.
Is Devi Mahatmyam and Devi Bhagavatam same?
The Devi Bhagavata Mahapurana is not the earliest Indian text that celebrates the divine feminine, the 6th-century Devi Mahatmya embedded in Markandeya Purana asserts the goddess to be supreme, and multiple archaeological evidence in different parts of India such as Mathura and Bengal suggests that the concept of …
Which day should Saptashati be read?
Sunday – It is said that a person who recites Durga Saptashati on Sunday, gets nine times more fruit. Monday – One who recites Durga Saptashati on Monday gets a thousandfold fruit. Tuesday – One who recites Durga Saptashati on Tuesday gets a reward for reciting a hundred.
Is Devi Bhagavatam authentic?
Devi’s bhagavatam is bogus! Anything accepted by ancient(prachina)vaidikas should only be considered authentic!
Which day should I read Durga Saptashati?
Can we read Devi Mahatmyam daily?
Yes why not one can read it daily and as many times as She/he can.
Can we read Devi Bhagavatam?
The answer is YES. Skanda Puranam’s Manasa Khandam describes the Mahatmya (Greatness) of Sri Devi Bhagavtam.
Can I read Bhagavad Gita during periods?
Yes, you can read the Bhagavad Gita on your period. You can read the Bhagavad Gita anytime, whether you’re sick or healthy, poor or rich, cold or warm, etc.
Can we chant Devi Mahatmyam?
Ratri sukta and Devi Sukta have both Vedic version and Tantrik version. If one is well versed in chanting Veda Mantras they may chant both versions. If one is doubtful about vedic hymns pronunciation / Svaras, they may chant only TANTRIK VERSIONS. It is perfectly alright.