Santoshi mata

Santoshi mata


Santoshi Maataji ki Jai

yaa devii sarvabhuuteshhu maatrarupena sansthitah.


yaa devii sarvabhuuteshhu shaktirupena sansthitah.

yaa devii sarvabhuuteshhu shaantirupena sansthitah.

namastasyaih namastasyaih namastasyaih namo namah. 


Santoshi Mata, meaning the mother of contentment, is a relatively recent Hindu female divinity. She belongs to the family of Shiva and Parvati, and is the daughter of Ganesha and Mata Riddhi. She can be benevolent as well as awesome.
The believers of idol worship in Hindus have great faith in one of the incarnations of Shakti (Durga Devi) in Santoshi Maa. She is worshipped on every Friday by her devotees and is believed to be the bestower and fulfiller of every desires of life.  

Maa Santoshi an emblem of mery and kindness...one who fasts for continous 16 fridays...gets rid of all kind of obstacles in life....This vrat is quite different from others... You have to be very careful. Women observe a fast and take their meals in the evening. They include a one time meal that can be rice, dal, chapaties anything but without anything sour in it. You should not eat anything sour on the day. Dont eat curd, imli or anything which includes curd and imli or any kind of sour stuff. Fridays in the month of Shravan are especially auspicious.

Goddess Durga is worshipped and offered a naivedyam of sweets. A Brahmin and a married woman are invited for meals. The married woman is given haldi-kumkum , milk, sugar and roasted gram.You cannot have imli, curd, lemon. It is so believed that fasting and praying for her for 16 consecutive Fridays brings peace and prosperity in ones life. She is also considered to be an incarnation of Mother Durga and is widely worshipped through out India and rest of the world...


108 Names

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  1. Aadyaa  
  2. Aaryaa
  3. Abhavya
  4. Agni Jwalaa
  5. Ahankaara
  6. Ameva Vikrama
  7. Ananta
  8. Anantaa
  9. Anek Shastra Hastaa
  10. Anek Varnaa
  11. Anekaastraa Dhaarini
  12. Aparnaa
  13. Apraudha
  14. Bahul Prema
  15. Bahulaa
  16. Balpradaa
  17. Bhaavini
  18. Bhaavya
  19. Bhandrakaali
  20. Bhav Preeta
  21. Bhavmochani
  22. Bhavya
  23. Bhawaani
  24. Bhddhidda
  25. Braahmi
  26. Brahm Vaadini
  27. Buddhi
  28. Chaamundaa
  29. Chanda Mundavinaashini
  30. Chandra Ghantaa
  31. Chintaa
  32. Chitraa
  33. Chittaa
  34. Chittaroopaa
  35. Chitti
  36. Daksha Kanyaa
  37. Daksha Yagya Inaashini
  38. Devmaata
  39. Durgaa
  40. Eidree
  41. Ek Kanya
  42. Ghor Rupaa                                
  43. Gyaanaa
  44. Jaloori
  45. Jayaa
  46. Kaal Ratri
  47. Kaatyaayani
  48. Kaishori
  49. Kalmanjini
  50. Karaali
  51. Kaumaari
  52. Kriyaa
  53. Krooraa
  54. Kumari
  55. Lakshmi
  56. Maaheshwari
  57. Maatangi                                        
  58. Madhu Kaitabh Hantari                       
  59. Mahaabalaa
  60. Mahaatapa
  61. Mahishasur Mardini
  62. Mahodari
  63. Man
  64. Matangmuni Pujita
  65. Muktakeshi
  66. Naarayani
  67. Nishumbhashumbhahanini
  68. Nityaa
  69. Omsati
  70. Paaatlaa
  71. Paatlaavati
  72. Parmeshwari
  73. Pattaambar Paridhaana
  74. Pinaak Dharini
  75. Pratyakshaa
  76. Praudah
  77. Purusha Kriti
  78. Ratna Priyaa
  79. Raudramukhi
  80. Saadhavi
  81. Saavitri
  82. Sadagati
  83. Sarsundari
  84. Sarva Asur Vinaashaa
  85. Sarva Shaastramavi
  86. Sarva Shaastramayi
  87. Sarva Vaahan Vaahanaa
  88. Sarvadaanavghaatini
  89. Sarvamantramavi
  90. Sarvvidyaa
  91. Satanandaswaroopini
  92. Sattaa
  93. Satya
  94. Shaambhavi
  95. Shiv Dooti
  96. Shooldharini
  97. Sundari
  98. Tapasvini
  99. Trinetraa
  100. Utkarshini
  101. Vaaraahi
  102. Vaishnavi
  103. Van Durga
  104. Vimla
  105. Vishnu Maaya
  106. Vriddhmaata
  107. Yati
  108. Yuvati
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