The Kedara Gowri Nombu is a days fasting period during which vows ( Viradam/Vratham) are taken to propitiate Lord Shiva in his form of Kedareshwara . Kedara Gowri Vratham, Kedareeswarar nombu story in english. Kethara Gowri vrat – english version – how to perform the pooja and the. Kedhara Gowri vradham familiarly known as Deepavali (Diwali) is celebrated throughout India in a grand manner. Without Caste creed, rich – poor differences .

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Kedara Gowri Vratha – A silver Kalasha is decorated with turmeric and kunkum.

Kedara Gowri Vratham Procedure – Pooja Pathri

You must shell another coconut here and complete the day with arathi and poojai. Through fasting, taking vows and spiritual practices, we allow this balance to occur. They can help in cooking though. If you’ve tied other threads or hip chain, you may do so.

C Velur November 1, at 1: The final day Deepavali also should be observed in great devotion. When he prays to Lord, he prays only to Lord Shiva and ignores Shakti.

This Vratam is one of the significant Saivite Vratams. C Velur October 18, at 7: Soon after, a twelve-year-old girl came near him and whispered in his ears: It is a physical representation of the Viradam and it is handed through generations in the family as a reminder to continue the vrathsm and uphold the worship of Lord Shiva as a way to prosperity and ultimately to salvation.


Kedaea the Saivite temples will host the Kedhara Gowri Kalasam for people to come and complete their Vratham.

The name Ardhanarishvara means “the Lord who is half woman. Make a roof Mantapa above the kalasham. I mean without husband. One who observes this vratam with devotion pleases Lord shiva. It is also believed that sage Gautama maharishi guided Parvati in performing the rituals. If the women are unable to take a strict fasting they can consume beverages and fruits alone.

Notify me of new comments via email. I’m not aware of any restrictions – though i believe one should follow puja restrictions for those days.

Thus the kedhara Nombu is completed and ends with the Bharana nombu!!! The most important of the 21 days of Kedara Gowri Nombu is the last day, that is Amavasyai.

Significance of Kedara (Gauri) Vrata – Deepavali

It is set before the Deepavali poojai begins. To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: Goddess Parvati then observed the vrata with full devotion, and pleased by Her austerities Lord Shiva granted His left part.

For the Padaiyal ,you can make sambhar and vegetable subjee. Click here to see how hindu festivals are celebrated Traditionally. Upon reaching Kailasha, Bhringi saw Bhringi, with three legs, worshipping Shiva and Parvati the effulgent forms of Shiva and Uma sitting together. After taking that prepare some sweet in that coconut used for Kalsha.

We wish everyone doing the Kedara Gowri Nombu Viradam a wonderful fasting period! By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. To teach a lesson to this Sage, both Shiva and Parvathy merged into one and appeared as Ardhanareeshwara before the Saint.


This explains the fact that certain families keep doing it every year while some do not. The Kedara vrata is observed for a period of twenty one days during the month of Purattasi that is from mid-September to mid-October according to the Gregorian calendar. C Velur October 19, at Kedharam padhikam – Sundarar. Normally, we wear for three days and usually leave the thread in a bush or tree at home or even throw them away.

She performed severe austerities and penances. The Bharana nombu is observed next morning. The pooja items for the Amavasya pooja can be bought the previous evening itself. Lord Shiva granted his left part.

For example a full moon, in Sittirai may have a certain specific effect on us gowrri a full moon in Vaigasi may have another particular effect on us. Here I have explained only for those who visit the temple and complete their Nombu. Please exercise caution as the threads may come loose or may hurt them when tangled.

So seriously was he affected, that unable to get up from his bed, he for the moment, lost the power to speak. There is also another story about this vratha: