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Shani Dev and Crow

Shani Deva's vahana is Grudha to be precise i.e a vulture and not a crow. Here is Sanaischara Kavacham : Asya Sri Sanaischara kavacham Maha manthrasya Kasyap Rishi , anushtup Chanda , ...
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Why peacock is the Vahana of Lord Karthik?

In the legend given in mahAbhArata, peacock was the son of garuda and cock was the son of aruna. When kartikeya was born every god gifted him something or the other, where garuda gifted him his son ‘...
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Is Nandī, the vehicle mount (vāhana) of Śhiva, a Bull or an Ox?

From the Shiva Shadakshara Stotram of the Rudra Yamala Tantram: वाहनं वृषभो यस्य वासुकिः कंठभूषणम् । वामे शक्तिधरं देवं वकाराय नमो नमः ॥५॥ Vaahanam Vrssabho Yasya Vaasukih Kamttha-Bhuussannam | Vaame ...
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Is Cat a vahana of any deity in Hinduism?

Shashthi goddess is associated with Cats. Shashthi or Shashti (Sanskrit: षष्ठी, Ṣaṣṭhī, literally "sixth") is a Hindu folk goddess, venerated as the benefactor and protector of children (...
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What is the vaahan (mount) of Lord Hanuman?

The Vaahan (mount) of Hanuman is Ushtra i.e,, a camel. This is mentioned in Hanumat suktham, Hanuman mangalashasanam and other stotras.The reason why Hanuma chose camel as his mount is: Generally ...
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What is the vaahan (mount) of Lord Hanuman?

Camel is Vahana for Sri Hanuman. The Hanumat Sooktam mentions him as riding one viz:usthraa roodha(one who is riding on a camel).
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Where can i find scriptural references for vaahan puja?

There are many samskaras (domestic rituals) that Aryas or Hindus perform in daily life. The protocols for performing these Samskaras are described in Grihyasutras, which are part of the Kalpasutras - ...
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Name of the lion vahana of Maa Kamakhya or Maa Durga

The name of Maa Durga's lion is Simhamukha. The 5th chapter of Upadesha Khanda of Sankara Samhita from Skanda Purana mentioned Simhamukha's story :- Note: The source has long story and also it's not ...
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Is the vahana (mount) of Lord Ganesha a shrew or a mouse?

Ganesha in scripture rides on the mouse, the word 'shrew' is never mentioned in that context. I won't quote every instance of it being mentioned, but here are two: Śacī said :-- “Indra has got for ...
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What is the Vahana of Goddess Durga as per Devi Bhagavatham?

From Devi Bhavagatam Sudarśana, along with his newly wedded wife Śaśikalā, was proceeding to his preceptor's hermitage, when his enemies attack him. Sudarśana began to recite silently the excellent ...
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