Goddess Bhuvaneswari Ten Mahavidyas

Goddess Bhuvaneswari is a form of Shakthi and comes as fourth among the ten Mahavidyas or Dasa Maha Vidyas. She is considered as the divine mother whose eternal body represents the Universe and ornaments as living beings. The oceans, mountains, rivers and various flora and fauna are her own creations in nature. She is the mother of the solar systems and creator of the space. She transforms all these creations as universal truth by sustaining and protecting them. Goddess Bhuvaneswari is also the symbol of beauty, love and freedom. In the chanting prayers, her beauty is compared with the elegance of the rising Sun. It is assumed that she is the incarnation of Goddess Parvathi and hence her activities are very much associated with Lord Siva. She is also described as the Mother goddess of Kali Ma, Goddess Lakshmi, Goddess Saraswathi and Goddess Gayatri. Bhuvaneswari Kavacham is a popular mantra of the Goddess.

Appearance of Goddess Bhuvaneswari

Goddesses Bhuvaneswari is enchanting with a pleasant smile on her face. She has three long eyes, reddish brown lips, delicate nose and well shaped ears. Her broad forehead and black curly hairs are very much attractive. Around her neck there are ornaments made of rare gems and stones. In addition, she has also worn flower garlands, anklets, and bracelets. In two of her four arms, she has carried a rope and a spur for signifying the control over negative qualities. With the remaining two hands she offers blessings and symbols of refuge and fearlessness to her devotees. She is found seated on a marvelous Lotus flower throne. Her divine crown is with full of jewels and highlights her charm to a greater extend. In her fore head below the crown there is one crescent of moon.

Picture of Hindu Goddess Bhuvaneswari fourth of 10 Mahavidyas

Bhuvaneswari is assumed to be the supreme goddess and often referred as ‘Ohm Shakthi’, the eternal energy which creates life in the Universe and destroys unnecessary evils. She has the power to give unique characters to each and every creations made by her.

Goddess Bhuvaneswari Story

According to mythology, it is said that Lord Surya created the universe from this miraculous energy of the goddess. The sages supported the Sun God in this process by offering him a sacred plant from the heaven called the ‘Soma’. In association with this creation, the goddess took the incarnation of Bhuvaneswari for sustaining and protecting the three worlds. She interfered in all negative qualities aroused in these worlds by nurturing the spiritualism among the inhabitants. In this way she controlled the bad tendencies of human minds and thus helped to resolve their inner problems.

Famous Temples of Goddess Bhavaneshwari

Sri Bhuvaneswari Temple Pudukottai Chennai Tamilnadu
Kunnatheri Bhuvaneswari Devi Temple in Aluva Kerala
Kamakhya Temple also has a shrine for Goddess Bhuvaneshwari
Bhuvaneshwari Temple in Nainativu, Sri Lanka
Goddess Bhuvaneshwari is worshipped in Parashakthi Temple Michigan, United States
Sri Bhuvaneswari Hindu Temple in Toronto, Canada
Sri Bhuvaneswari Navagraha Temple inside Chinmaya Mission Complex in Trichur


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  2. For to be a Hindu you need not do any thing,just love the divinity, remember it, live the life of non covetousness. conversion and all are hand work of grouping. Hinduism does not support this.love fellow being, remember the truth that life is eternal. was, is ,will be. all other thing will automatically come to you if follow you heart.


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