Navaratri

Kids’ Corner Navaratri is an important Hindu festival celebrated by Indians all over the world. Over a period of nine nights, the festival marks the celebration of Durga, the Goddess of Power. It usually falls during the months of September …

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1. In which season in Vasantha Navaratri celebrated? A. Winter B. Spring C. Summer 2. What is the other name of Vasantha Navaratri? A. Sharadha Navaratri B. Paush Navaratri C. Chaitra Navaratri 3. Which goddess is worshipped during Vasantha Navaratri? …

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Abhirami Bhattar was the name given to Subramaniya Iyer by the Maratha King Saraboji about 300 years ago. Do you know how he earned such a name? Subramaniya was born to a pious couple in a small village called Thirukadaiyur …

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We just enjoyed the season of Navaratri, a celebration of the Divine Mother Goddess in all her different forms. We have already published trivia quizzes on Durga Devi and Saraswati in earlier issues. So here is a quiz on Lakshmi …

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1. The alias name of Goddess Durga that means the three eyed goddess a. Triyambake b. Chamundeshwari c. Kali 2. The auspicious occasion that heralds the advent of Durga Pooja a. Holi b. Mahalaya C. Diwali 3. Name the vehicle of Goddess Durga a. Mouse b. Lion C. Tiger 4. Mother Durga killed …

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Mahishasura was a mighty asura who could change his form at will to that of a buffalo (mahisha in Sanskrit means buffalo). He terrorized and defeated the devas, and usurped the throne of Indra, the Lord of the devas. The devas led by Brahma approached Vishnu and …

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1. Name the deity from whom Mahishasura, the demon, received the boon of near-immortality? a. Lord Shiva b. Lord Vishnu c. Lord Brahma 2. On which day does the worship of Devi Durga begin? a. Mahasaptami b. Dashami c. Mahalaya 3. What …

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1. Name the deity from whom Mahishasura, the demon, received the boon of near-immortality? a. Lord Shiva b. Lord Vishnu c. Lord Brahma 2. On which day does the worship of Devi Durga begin? a. Mahasaptami b. Dashami c. Mahalaya …

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Kids’ Story Corner Mahishasura was a mighty asura who could change his form at will to that of a buffalo (mahisha in Sanskrit means buffalo). He terrorized and defeated the devas, and usurped the throne of Indra, the Lord of …

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