#1 - Narayaneeyam Chanting at Kerala Powerspot
The sacred text Narayaneeyam, composed in the shrine of Krishna in the temple of Guruvayur (temple city in Kerala), is the condensed version of the elaborate and extensive Srimad Bhagavatam, one of the 18 main Puranas in the Hindu scriptures.
The Narayaneeyam hymn is known for its unique composition as a direct conversation with Vishnu. According to the Powerspot legend, composed in much physical agony and pain, Vishnu, in the form of Guruvayurappan, cured the physical ailment of the composer Narayana Bhattathiri and blessed him with longevity, good health, and everlasting happiness.
Benefits of Narayaneeyam Chanting
According to the legends, the chanting of Narayaneeyam can bestow the listeners with 25 types of blessings. Following is the summary of the main benefits from chanting or listening to Narayaneeyam:
- Aayush, Aarogya, and Soukhyam (longevity, health and overall wellbeing)
- Attain high position and wealth
- Gain problem-solving skills and victory
- Avoid danger and shield from gossiping
- Get rid of fear and attain salvation
- Protection from negative thoughts
- Overall happiness and stable mind
#2 - Vaidhyanatha Swamy (Shiva as Supreme Doctor) Pooja at Kerala Powerspot
According to mythology, Shiva manifested as Vaidhyanatha (Supreme Doctor) to cure the wounds of Muruga after slaying demon-King Surapadman on the battlefield. Shiva, in this form, also healed Angaraka (planet Mars), who suffered from leprosy. The greatness of this manifestation is that he was worshipped by Rama (the avatar of Vishnu), Sapta Rishis (Seven sages of divine wisdom), and Surya (Sun god). Five famous poet-saints, namely, Thirunavukkarasar, Sambandar, Arunagirinathar, Kumara Guruparar, and Ramalinga Adigal, have sung in praise the healing abilities of Shiva as Vaidhyanatha.
Blessings of Vaidhyanatha Swamy From Scriptures
As per scriptures, invoking Vaidhyanatha Swamy can
- Rejuvenate health and vitality
- Remove adverse effects of planets causing illness