Chants of India by Sriram-logo

Chants of India by Sriram

Religion & Spirituality Podcas >

Have you ever wondered why a particular Mantra has to be chanted at a specific time of the day? Or why do we pray to a God or Goddess on a particular day of the week? Or what is the significance of Chaturthi, Pradosh, or many other auspicious days in the Hindu calendar and how they are to be celebrated? Through Chants of India, a new podcast by gaatha story, your host Sriram will help you in understanding the meaning and significance of selected chants from the Vedas. Discover how positive energies can be channeled in our every day life, through chanting of these Mantras. Visit gaathastory.com to learn more about our other podcasts including Baalgatha, Myths, Legends and Fairytales of India, and MyKitaab.

Have you ever wondered why a particular Mantra has to be chanted at a specific time of the day? Or why do we pray to a God or Goddess on a particular day of the week? Or what is the significance of Chaturthi, Pradosh, or many other auspicious days in the Hindu calendar and how they are to be celebrated? Through Chants of India, a new podcast by gaatha story, your host Sriram will help you in understanding the meaning and significance of selected chants from the Vedas. Discover how positive energies can be channeled in our every day life, through chanting of these Mantras. Visit gaathastory.com to learn more about our other podcasts including Baalgatha, Myths, Legends and Fairytales of India, and MyKitaab.
More Information

Location:

India

Description:

Have you ever wondered why a particular Mantra has to be chanted at a specific time of the day? Or why do we pray to a God or Goddess on a particular day of the week? Or what is the significance of Chaturthi, Pradosh, or many other auspicious days in the Hindu calendar and how they are to be celebrated? Through Chants of India, a new podcast by gaatha story, your host Sriram will help you in understanding the meaning and significance of selected chants from the Vedas. Discover how positive energies can be channeled in our every day life, through chanting of these Mantras. Visit gaathastory.com to learn more about our other podcasts including Baalgatha, Myths, Legends and Fairytales of India, and MyKitaab.

Twitter:

@gaathastory

Language:

English

Contact:

919850800464


Episodes

15: Significance of Chaitra Navratri

4/8/2019
More
Chaitra Navratri or 9 nights of fasting and praters begin in the month of Chaitra (which falls in the month of March or April). This festival starts after the Gudi Padwa or Ugadi festival, and is also known as Rama Navratri. All 10 forms of Goddess Shakti are worshipped during this festival. In this episode, your host Sriram explains the significance of this festival, what pujas (prayers) are to be performed on each day, and concludes with the mention of Rama Navami festival, which we will...

Duration:00:09:43

14: 108 Names of Lord Vishnu (Ananta Ashtotara Shatanamavali)

3/31/2019
More
In this episode, Sriram narrates the 108 names of Lord Vishnu- known as Ananta Ashtotara Shatanamavali (Ashtotara means the number 8 that follows Shata, that is, 100). Chants of India by Sriram Podcast is produced by gaatha story and you can listen to this podcast on Apple Podcasts Google Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, and other fine sites and apps where you listen to your favourite shows. Music: Sitar by Leonardoarena. You can visit https://indianchants.xyz to learn more about this show.

Duration:00:07:40

13: Prayer of Lord Ganesh (Sankata Nashan Ganesh Stotra)

3/27/2019
More
Listen to this chanting of Sankata Nashan Ganesh Storta- composed by Narad Muni. Chants of India by Sriram Podcast is produced by gaatha story and you can listen to this podcast on Apple Podcasts Google Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, and other fine sites and apps where you listen to your favourite shows. Music: Sitar by Leonardoarena.

Duration:00:03:42

12: Ten Mantras of Lord Vishnu

3/17/2019
More
On occasion of Ekadashi (Eleventd day of the Lunar fortnight), we bring to you ten short chants of Lord Vishnu, including: a. Om Namo Bhagwate Vasudevaya b. Twameva Mata Pita Twameva c. Shantakaram Bhujagashayanam... Learn the meaning and significance of each of these chants in episode number 11 of Chants of India by Sriram, narrated by Sriram for gaatha story. You can listen to this podcast on Apple Podcasts Google Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, and other fine sites and apps where you listen...

Duration:00:11:15

11: Budha Gayatri Mantra and Kavacham

3/12/2019
More
Budha (Mercury) is considered to be the son of Tara and Chandra. Lord Shiv was pleased with the penance, that is, the prayers and meditation of Budha and blessed him with the status of a Graha (Planet). Listen to Budha Gayatri Mantra and Kavacham. These are Dhyana Shlokas. Narrated by Sriram for Chants of India by Sriram Podcast.Learn more about Chants of India by Sriram visiting https://indianchants.xyz Chants of India by Sriram Podcast is produced by gaatha story and you can listen to this...

Duration:00:06:59

10: 108 names of Lord Shiva : Mahashivratri

3/4/2019
More
On occasion of Mahashivratri, we are excited to publish a second episode on Lord Shiva- Chanting of 108 names of Lord Shiva (Shiva Ashtottara Shata Namavali). Chants of India by Sriram Podcast is produced by gaatha story and you can listen to this podcast on Apple Podcasts Google Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, and other fine sites and apps where you listen to your favourite shows. Music: Sitar by Leonardoarena.

Duration:00:09:31

9: Eleven Mantras of Lord Shiva

3/3/2019
More
On the occasion of Mahashivratri, listen to Eleven mantras of Rudra, one of the many incarnations of Lord Shiva. These chants are from the Rigveda. Chants of India by Sriram Podcast is produced by gaatha story and you can listen to this podcast on Apple Podcasts Google Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, and other fine sites and apps where you listen to your favourite shows. Music: Sitar by Leonardoarena.

Duration:00:16:47

8: Kal Bhairav Ashtakam

2/26/2019
More
In a week's time, we will celebrate the festival of Mahashivratri. To mark this festival, today we publish the episode featuring chants to honour the Bhairav avatar of Lord Shiva. Kal means ‘time’ and ‘Bhairava’ the avatar of Shiva. Ashtami after Purnima, or the eighth day after full moon, is considered the ideal day to celebrate this occasion. Chants of India by Sriram Podcast is produced by gaatha storym and you can listen to this podcast on Apple Podcasts Google Podcasts, Spotify,...

Duration:00:04:38

7: Maaghi Purnima (Full Moon Day in the month of Magh)

2/19/2019
More
The Significance of Magh Purnima or Maghi Purnima This is a day that falls on the Full moon day of the month of Magh. There are many other names for this Purnima. Magh Purnima is considered to be one of the most auspicious days and a major day for bathing at the confluence of rivers (Sangam) during the Kumbha mela. Lords Vishnu, Hanumanji, Parvati and Brihaspati are worshipped on this day.Some devotees perform Satyanarayan Puja on this day. In Tamil Nadu a float festival is celebrated, when...

Duration:00:09:17

6: Durgashtami Stotra : Chants of Durga

2/12/2019
More
On the occasion of Durgashtami (8th day of the dark phase of Moon), we bring to you Durgashtami Stotra, or chanting of Goddess Durga. Chanting of the sholka is by Sriram. Chants of India by Sriram Podcast is produced by gaatha story. You can listen to Chants of India by Sriram on Apple Podcasts Google Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, and other fine sites and apps where you listen to your favourite shows. Music: Sitar by Leonardoarena. Image of Durga obtained from public domain sources.

Duration:00:06:54

5: 108 Names of Lord Shani (Saturn)

2/8/2019
More
On Saturday, we pray to Lord Shani, the son of Chaya Devi and Surya. He is considered to be a benefactor as well as vindictive, depending on one's Karma. He is considered to be the Lord of Makara and Kumbha Rashis (Capricon and Aquarius). We bring to you a second episode today, featuring 108 names of Lord Shani (Shanaishchara Ashrottara Namavali). Listen to these narrations on the Chants of India by Sriram Podcast. You can listen to this podcast on Apple Podcasts Google Podcasts, Spotify,...

Duration:00:07:03

4: Chants of Lord Shani (Saturn)

2/8/2019
More
On Saturday, we pray to Lord Shani, the son of Chaya Devi and Surya. He is considered to be a benefactor as well as vindictive, depending on one's Karma, and he is the Lord of Makar and Kumbha Rashis (Capricon and Aquarius). Listen to recitation of Dhyana Sholka : Shanaishcharya Gayatri Mantra and Shanaishcharya Kavacham in this episode. This episode has been narrated by Shriram for the Chants of India podcast, and produced by gaatha story. You can listen to Chants of India by Sriram on...

Duration:00:07:15

3: Chants of Surya (Sun) for Makara Sankranti

1/31/2019
More
The festival of Makar Sankranti was celebrated recently on January 15th. This festival marks the first day of sun's transit into the Makar Rashi (Capricorn). It is believed that from this day onwards, the cycle of longer days begins. It is one of the few festivals that is observed according to solar calendar. Makar Sankranti is known as as Maghi or Lohri in North India, Makara Sankranti in Hamarashtra, Pedda Pandaga in Andhra Pradesh; and is also celebrated in West Bengal, Karnataka and...

Duration:00:06:59

2: Chants for Guru – Guru Kavacham

1/31/2019
More
A Guru has a special place of respect and reverence in our minds and hearts. This episode talks about Panchami or the 5th day of Krishna Paksha (dark phase of the moon). This day is considered auspicious for many major actions or events in life. We are publishing this episode on a Thursday (Guruwar – the day of the Guru). Narrated by Sriram and produced by gaatha story for Chants of India by Sriram Podcast. You can listen to Chants of India by Sriram on Apple Podcasts Google Podcasts,...

Duration:00:09:18

1: Introduction to Chants of India

1/31/2019
More
Welcome to the Introduction Episode of the Chants of India by Sriram, a podcast by gaatha story. It is important for all of us to take a step back, slow down the pace of things, reflect and meditate. That is what this podcast aims to do. Through the Vedic chants, this podcast will introduce us to the meaning, significance, and the reason behind a particular chant. Some of the narrations may be topical, while others might be specific to a festival or an occasion. Your host Sriram will take us...

Duration:00:05:16