- 1 How do I get to Kul Devta?
- 2 What is kul Pooja?
- 3 How do I know my Kula Devata?
- 4 How do I find my family deity?
- 5 Why do we worship Kuldevi?
- 6 How many Kula Deivam are there?
- 7 Why is Kula Deivam important?
- 8 How many Kuldevi are there?
- 9 How can I know my gotra?
- 10 Which God Should Sagittarius worship?
- 11 What is Ishta mantra?
How do I get to Kul Devta?
How can I find out the name of my kuldevta (family deity )?
- You can ask the elderly people of your native village.
- You can ask the people with the same gotra and same surname.
- You can ask your village priest or the kulpurohit (the family priest)
What is kul Pooja?
The word Kuladevata is derived from two words: Kula, meaning clan and Devata, meaning deity, and refers to deities that are worshiped by particular clans. Hindu families make a pilgrimage to the Kuladevata or Kuladevi temple to obtain the blessing of the deity after an auspicious occasion such as a wedding.
How do I know my Kula Devata?
There are pandits in communities who will be able (like geneologists) to tell you your kula and kuladevata if you give them your name and family background. If you can’t find that, just use Ganesha as your kuladevata, and choose any one particular goddess as your favorite, and you will be fine.
How do I find my family deity?
If the Family Deity is a Female, and the eldest of the Family is a Male, check if a female name is given for a male, as in Kamakshi (and for Female the reverse). And that will be your Family Deity. The most common name will be your Family Deity.
Why do we worship Kuldevi?
Worship of the kuladevata is said to appease the deity who is the sole protector of the family. One who worships his/her family deity is said to be protected by the deity in times of calamity.
How many Kula Deivam are there?
A kula is a set of people following similar cultural rituals, often worshiping the same divinity (the Kula -Devata, god of the clan). There is only two type of kula deivam and it can be in form of AYYA or AMMA vaigal. Everyone has a kuladeivam.
Why is Kula Deivam important?
Our worship of Kuladeivam becomes our family tradition. That is why worshipping Kuladeivam is important and it should not be neglected by any man. When we pray to our Kuladeivam, we not only gain the grace of our Kuladeivam but our ancestors also bless us from their heavenly abode watching our prayers to Kuladeivam.
How many Kuldevi are there?
These Brahmins were 1016 in counting, so that is why they are called Sahastra Audichya Brahmins.
How can I know my gotra?
A gotra is a lineage, akin to a family name, but the given name of a family is often different from its gotra, and may reflect the traditional occupation, place of residence or other important family characteristic rather than the lineage.
Which God Should Sagittarius worship?
Jupiter or Guru is considered as high-ranking or uchcha on Karkata. Their ruling gods and goddesses are Krishna, Gauri, Lalita, and Saraswati. Gauri is believed to be the wife of Lord Shiva. It means those born under this Raashi should worship and offer their prayers to these Gods.
What is Ishta mantra?
An examplary Dvadakshari Mantra for Lord Vishnu as Ishta Devata is given by the Parashara Sage in his Vishnu Purana as follows: Mantra: Om namo bhagavate vasudevaya namah. In Hindi: ॐ नमो भगवते वासुदेवाय नमः Ishta Devata is the personal Deity who will guide the soul to its real home–Moksha.