HINDU GODS

November 23, 2007

NAVAGRAHA

NAVAGRAHA aarokyam pradhathu noh dinakara
chandroh yaso nirmalam
bhoodim bhoomisudha sudham sudhanaya
pragnam gurur gowravm kanya
komala vaak vilasa madhulam
mandho mudham saravadha
ragur bhahoopala virodha samanam
ketu kulasyonidham

Let us pray to Lord Surya who bestows well-being and healthLet us pray to Lord Chandra to bestow eminence and recognition
Let us pray to Lord Kuja to bestow opulence and prosperity
Let us pray to Lord Bhudhan to bless us with astuteness and wisdom
Let us pray to Lord Guru for knowledge and good judgment
Let us pray to Lord Shukra for graciousness and enhancement
Let us pray to Lord Shanishwara for harmony and contentment
Let us pray to Lord Rahu for vigour and valour
Let us pray to Lord Ketu for progeny, kith and kin



Surya or Sun is the most powerful living God - whom everyone can see, perceive and pray. Though he is visible, he also has been presented in a variety of forms.
Lord of this planet is God Siva
siva
Chandra or Moon is a lovable God - Pleasing to the children as well as elders, universally appealing to everyone whatever may be the religion. Goddess
Parvathi rules the planet.

Angaraka or Mars is regarded as a God of martial character, red in every aspect. Even the Romans held him as their Guru. He is the Son of Earth and is ruled by Lord Subramanya.

Budha or Mercury is considered as the greatest among the wise. This Devata bestows wisdom and wealth on his devotees. He is ruled by Lord Maha Vishnu.

Brihaspati is the Guru (Jupiter). He results in a cure from ailments and helps one to ward off his/her sins and gives strength, valour, longevity, etc. He grants the boon of fatherhood to the childless, good education (Vidya).
He is ruled by Lord Dakshinamurthy.

Sukra or Venus is the bestower of long life, wealth, happiness, children, property and good education.
He is ruled by Goddess Mahalakshmi.

Saniswara or Saturn, is generally known to affect one adversely on occasions when he occupies certain positions in one's horoscope. A prayer to him, especially on Saturdays, is said to mitigate the hardships one will have to face during these periods. Saniswara is considered equally a bestower of all benefits to the devotees who pray sincerely to him.
He is ruled by Lord Yama.

Rahu is instrumental in strengthening one's power and converting even an enemy into a friend. He is ruled by Goddess Durga.

Ketu brings prosperity to the devotee's family. He grants good health, wealth, cattle and all around prosperity.
He is ruled by Lord Ganesha and Indra.






NAVAGRAGA MURTHI


NORTH INDIAN TEMBLE NAVA GRAKA



KONAK TEMBLE NAVAGRAHA




Grahas in Indian Temples are oriented in such a way that no two Grahas face each other. Eight Grahas surround the Surya (Sun). Surya faces East. Each Graha faces one of the four directions.

Grahas-----------Planets-----Facining
Surya-------------Sun---------East
Soma (or Chandra)-Moon---West
Mangal (or Bhauma)-Mars--South
Budha-----Mercury-----------East
Brihaspati (or Guru)-Jupiter--North
Shukra-----Venus------East
Shani-----Saturn------West
Rahu---------------------South
Ketu------------------------South
















THE STARS
Birth Star - Nakshatra ( Nakshatram )
Ashwani (Aswini / Asvini )1 to 4
Bharani (Barani) 5 to 8
Kruttika (Krithikai / Karthikai)9 to 12
Rohini 13 to 16
Mrugasira (Mirugaseersham)17 to 20
Ardra (Thirivathirai) 21 to 24
Punarvasu (Punarpusam) 25 to 28
Pushyam (Pusam / Poosam) 29 to 32
Aslesha (Ayilyam) 33 to 36
Makam 37 to 40
Poorvapalguni (Puram) 41 to 44
Uttaraphalguna (Uthiram) 45 to 48
Hasta (Hastham) 49 to 52
Chitra (Chithirai) 53 to 56
Swati (Swathi) 57 to 60
Visaakhaa (Visakam) 61 to 64
Anuradha (Anusham) 65 to 68
Jyeshtha (Kettai) 69 to 72
Moolaa (Mulam) 73 to 76
Poorvaashaadaa (Puradam) 77 to 80
Uthraashaadaa (Thiradam) 81 to 84
Sravanam (Thiruvonam) 85 to 88
Dhanishtha (Avittam) 89 to 92
Sathabishang (Sathayam) 93 to 96
Poorvaashaadaa (Poorattathi) 97 to 100
Uttarabhadra (Uthirattathi) 101 to 104
Revati (Revathi) 105 to 108















Navagraha (9 graha)
SURYA-SUN GOD (SUNDAY)

CHANDRA- -MOON GOD( MONDAY)

CHEVAI- -MARS GOD (THURESDAY)

BUDAN-MERCURY GOD-(WENASDAY)

GURU-JUPIDER GOD(THURESDAY)

SUKRAN-VENUS GOD(FRYDAY)

SANI-SATURN GOD(SATERDAY)

RAGU-RAGU GOD

KETHU-KETHUGOD



http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Navagraha
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Navagraha_temples


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