[Advaita-l] Re: Proper worship in Shankara's tradition
Jaldhar H. Vyas
jaldhar at braincells.com
Mon Feb 27 15:54:12 CST 2006
On Mon, 27 Feb 2006, nageshwar subramanyam wrote:
> for devi ,and panchayatana devi is one of the diety in panchayatana for
> all gods there is Avarana Puja .Due to time or laziness people have not
> introduced if you see old people they do .for Shiva 11 AVarana ,Devi
> 9,Surya 12, Vishnu 8,,Ganapati 8.
I did not know of avarana in the context of Panchayatana puja. Can you
Am I right the significance of the numbers are:
Shiva - 11 Rudras
Devi - 9 Durgas
Surya - 12 Adityas
Vishnu - 8 Vasus
Ganapati - 8 Vinayakas
or is there some other reason?
> so If you have more doubts you can email me again .
Please write to the list so we all may learn.
Jaldhar H. Vyas <jaldhar at braincells.com>
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