Chants of India by Sriram

A Podcast by gaatha story

Category: Festivals of India

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Celebrating Hanuman Jayanti

In this post, you will listen to the chanting of prayers devoted to Lord Hanumanji on occasion of Hanuman Jayanti, or the celebration of birth of Lord Hanuman.

The Festival of Hanuman Jayanti falls on the day of Purnima (Full moon night) of the Chaitra month, which typically occurs in the month of April.

Listen to the episode of Chaitra Purnima and Hanuman Jayanti by clicking below

The full moon day of the month of Chaitra (which falls in the months of March or April) has many customs and associations attached to it. The most well known is Hanuman Jayanti, the birth of Lord Hanuman. You can listen to stories associated with the Birth of Hanuman on Baalgatha Podcast at

This day also celebrated in honour of ChitraGupta, the keeper of accounts of a person’s good and bad deeds. During the month of Chaitra, the sun shines brilliantly and correspondingly, the moon also glows. This is a period of high mental energy for people.

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.

Bonus! Listen to the story of birth of Lord Hanuman – from Baalgatha Podcast

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Gudi Padwa, Ugadi and Devi Navaratri

Welcome to Episode 2 of Season II of Chants of India Podcast by Sriram, brought to you by gaatha story.

Celebrating the Festival(s) of Gudi Padwa, Navarati, Ugadi and Cheti Chand

In this episode, Sriram explains the significance of the festival of Gudi Padwa/ Ugadi/ Cheti Chand and Devi Navaratri. Listen to the chanting of 4 mantras of Devi (Goddess) to mark the start of Navaratri and the beginning of Vasant (Spring) Rutu or season.

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