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Are women forbidden to recite the Chandipath?

It is totally wrong that women are not allowed to chant ChaNDi paath or devI mahAtmaya. When goddess herself is in the feminine form, how come her worship and chant be forbidden for women? If at ...
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Who was the wife of Kaushik who stopped the Sun from rising to save her husband's life?

According to Skanda Purana, Volume 15, Chapter 171, her name was Sandili. According to this chapter, Sage Mandavya was ordered by a King to be impaled though he was not in fault. When Sage Mandavya ...
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Where can i get original versions of the Devi Bhagavata and Markandeya Puranas?

You can get unabridged Devi Bhagavata Purana and Markandeya Purana in Sanskrit and English with verse by verse translation from IndianScriptures site. Here are links for them. Devibhagavata Purana ...
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Where can i get original versions of the Devi Bhagavata and Markandeya Puranas?

Markandeya Purana; Here is Markandeya Purana unabridged in English. And from here you can get it in Sanskrit-Hindi (Sanskrit original slokas with their Hindi translations). Devi Bhagavatam From ...
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Where can i get original versions of the Devi Bhagavata and Markandeya Puranas?

Gita Press Gorakhpur is an online site that offers books on Indian Religion and Mythology at unbelievable prices. You should check that out.
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Who is the Lord of Obstacles - Vighnaraj?

The Vighnaraja you mentioned is Ganesha or Ganapati himself . Actually Ganesha is also called by these two names 1) Vighnaraja and 2) Vighnaharta . This Vighnaraja is Ganesha himself and that is ...
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What are the lyrics of goddess Durga's dhyan mantra?

Durga Dhyan Mantra दुर्गाध्यानम् दुर्गाध्यानम् Durga Dhyan Mantra जटाजूटसमायुक्तामर्धेन्दुकृरलक्षणाम् । लोचनात्रयसंयुक्तां पद्नेन्दुसदृशाननाम् ॥१॥ आतसीपुष्पवर्णाभां सुप्रतिष्ठां सुलोचनाम् । नवयौ...
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