Which God is sastha?

Which God is sastha?

Ayyappan (Sastha or Dharmasastha or Manikandan) is a Hindu deity popular in the Southern India, particularly in the state of Kerala. Ayyappa is also known as the Hindu god of self-control. Ayyapa is considered to be the union of Mohini (Vishnu) and Shiva.

Is sastha and Ayyappa same?

The temple’s name, Sree Dharma Sastha temple, has been changed following a decision by the Travancore Devaswom Board that manages the Sabarimala temple. The temple was renamed as the board maintained that Lord Ayyappa and Dharma Sastha were two different gods, as opposed to the common belief that they are the same.

Who is Poorna Pushkala?

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Who is Maha sastha?

Gajaarooda Sastha or Kaala Sastha or Maha Sastha is annihilator of enemies. Since one of his devotees won over Yamadharma Raja – Maha Kaalan, He is called as Kaala Sastha. Although there is no temple for Kaala Sastha , we can find Sastha sitting on an elephant, one of his Vahana, in Thriyambakapuram.

Why are ladies not allowed in Sabarimala?

Sabarimala Temple is a temple of Shasta situated in Pathanamthitta District, Kerala, India. Traditionally, women of reproductive age were not permitted to worship there. This restriction was explained as the need to respect the celibate nature of the deity (a young teenage male) in this temple.

Who is ayyanar God?

Ayyanar, (IAST:Aiyaṉār,Tamil: ஐயனார்) is a shaiva and samana deity particularly praised in South India and Sri Lanka. His worship is prevalent among Malayalis, Tamils, and Kannadigas.

Who is husband of Goddess Mohini?

Another South Indian legend about the demon Araka associates Mohini with Krishna (an avatar of Vishnu) rather than the god himself. The demon Araka had become virtually invincible because he had never laid eyes on a woman (extreme chastity). Krishna takes the form of the beautiful Mohini and marries him.

Is ayyappa Buddha?

There is considerable evidence that Lord Ayyappan was once a Buddhist deity, and that Sabarimala was once a Buddhist temple complex. The Bodhisattva (Buddha-to-be) Avalokitesvara Padmapani, the Bodhisattva of Compassion, who is, by tradition, reincarnated as the Dalai Lama, was also the one worshipped at Sabarimala.

Where are the idols of Sastha and Poorna located?

The idols of Sastha and that of Poorna and Pushkala were installed in the Nurani agraharam and the the idol of Bhagawathi was installed in the harijan colony of Kaikuthu Paramba. The people of the Agraharam built a temple for Sastha along with his consorts.

Who is the Lord of Pushkala in Tamil Nadu?

Worshipping Lord Sastha with Poorna Pushkala has been in vogue in Tamil Nadu and Kerala from time immemorial. Various Puranic texts like Skandha Purana, Padma Purana and Brahmanda Purana- the incarnation of Sastha is explained. All these texts hail the Lord as Poorna Pushkala Samedhan.

Who are the two consorts of Sastha the Lord?

The original Moola Swaroopam of Sastha is with his two consorts—Poorna and Pushkala – this represents thatthe Lord is with Iccha and Kriya Shakthi. Ive already written a lot about this in past.

Who is the son of Sastha in Nurani Sastha songs?

Another important aspect about Nurani Sastha songs is that they extol also the son of Sastha called Chella Pillai, and many couriers of Sastha Like Vella Kal bhootham, SAngili Sastha, Yakshi , Karuppan and so on. Chella Pillai and these Bhootha courtiers of Sastha are not very popular in the Ayyappan cult of Sabari Malai.

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