Wisdom — Hymns & Chants

The Asura of Lust and Anger

Mahisha Asura denotes our inner aggression.

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One chant of Devi that enjoys rockstar status is the Mahishasura Mardini Stotram. The twenty-one verses of this hymn are poetic and rhythmic. Tradition has attributed this chant to Sage Adi Shankaracharya. Despite its popularity and attributions, there’s still some ambiguity…

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