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Chronological List

Friday, June 11, 2021 Bruhaspati Dhyana Shlokam (Guru)

In this episode of Chants of India by Sriram, listen to the chaning of Lord Guru or Brihaspati. This chanting is said to improve the power of speech. The Guru adorns yellow garments and flowers. Liste...

Wednesday, June 9, 2021 Chanting of Sri Rudram and Mathematics

In this episode of Chants of India by Sriram, listen to the relationship between Mathematics and Sri Rudram. Sriram explains the meaning of the Chamakams and Arithmatic Progression, Geometric Progress...

Tuesday, June 1, 2021 Srimad-Anjaneya-Bhujanga-Prayaat-Stotram

Welcome to a new season of Chants of India by Sriram! We begin our new season with chanting of Lord Hanuman, narrated by Sriram. The prayer goes as follows:"मनोजवं मारुततुल्यवेगम् जितेन्द्रियं बुद्धिम...

Thursday, May 28, 2020 10: Significance of Guru Pushyamrut

On occasion of Guru Pushyamrut, listen to the significance of this day. What makes Guru Pushyamrut Special?How do we celebrate this day? Listen to this narration in the voice of Sriram.Pushya is a nak...

Friday, April 10, 2020 9. Chanting of Sri Suktam- Prayer of Gooddess Lakshmi

Listen to narration of Sri Suktam (prayer in honour of Goddess Lakshmi) on Chants of India by Sriram. Visit gaathastory.com to learn more about our other podcasts including Baalgatha, Myths, Legends a...

Wednesday, April 8, 2020 7. Hanuman Jayanti Special: Aanjaneya-Dhyanam-Trikaalavandanam

On occasion of Hanuman Jayanti, listen to the chanting of Ajyaneya Dhyanam Trikaalavandanam (Prayer of Lord Hanuman). You can listen to Chants of India by Sriram on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, J...

Wednesday, April 8, 2020 6: Ajyaneya Dhyanam Trikaalavandanam (Prayer of Lord Hanuman)

On occasion of Hanuman Jayanti, listen to the chanting of Ajyaneya Dhyanam Trikaalavandanam (Prayer of Lord Hanuman). You can listen to Chants of India by Sriram on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Ji...

Saturday, April 4, 2020 5: Sriman Narayana- Prayer of Lord Vishnu

Listen to narration of Sriman Narayana, a prayer in honour of Lord Vishnu, on Chants of India by Sriram. You can listen to Chants of India by Sriram on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Jio Saavn, Spot...

Sunday, March 29, 2020 4.Narvana Mantra, Nyasa Mantra and Dhyana Mantra

Amidst the clampdown resulting from the COVID-19 scare, chanting and meditation holds a special significance during the period of Chaitra Navaratri.In continuation of this series, we bring to you narr...

Thursday, March 26, 2020 2: Devi Kavacham- Chanting of Goddess (Devi) for Navaratri

On occasion of Navaratri ( 9 nights and 10 days of celebration and fasting) , listen to chanting of the Goddess (devi) on Chants of India Podcast.

Thursday, March 26, 2020 1: Gudi Padwa, Ugadi and Devi Navaratri

Welcome to Season II of Chants of India by Sriram. In this episode, Sriram explains the significance of the festival of Gudi Padwa/ Ugadi/ Cheti Chand and Devi Navaratri.

Friday, November 8, 2019 24: Kartik Ekadashi and Tulasi Vivaha

In this episode of Chants of India Podcast, listen to the significance the festival of Kartik Ekadashi and the marriage of Tulasi Plant (Tulasi Vivaha).You can listen to Chants of India by Sriram on A...

Wednesday, October 30, 2019 23: Ganapati Atharvashirsha Stotra

Listen to narration of Ganapati Atharvashirsha stortam by Sriram for Chants of India Podcast.You can subscribe Chants of India by Sriram on Apple Podcasts, Google podcasts, Spotify, Headfone, Hubhoppe...

Thursday, October 24, 2019 22: Dashavatara Stotram (Ten Avatars of Vishnu)

This is the prayer to the ten forms of Lord Vishnu (Dashavataras)The ten avatars of Vishnu are: Matsya (fish), Kurma (Tortoise), Varaha (Boar), Narasimha (Half Lion and Half Man),Vaman (The dwarf ), P...

Monday, October 21, 2019 Celebrating Diwali - Eight Forms of Lakshmi

A Happy Diwali or Deewapali from gaatha story to the listeners of Chants of India by Sriram.

Tuesday, October 8, 2019 21: Navaratri Special Day 10: Dussera or Dussehra

This day is also known as Vijayadashmi. Significance of the day:Nine days of Navaratri are divided into three parts, each representing  Tamas, Rajas, SatvaFirst three days represent Tamas: Goddess is ...

Monday, October 7, 2019 20: Navaratri Special- Day 9: Siddhi Datri Devi

Siddhi means perfection. Goddess Siddhidatri has four hands, and wields a gada (mace) and chakra (wheel) in her right hands had a shakha (conch) and lotus in her left hands. She rides a tiger, and is ...

Monday, October 7, 2019 19: Navratri Special- Day 8: Maha Gauri

Maha Gauri is the symbol of purity and serenity. She has three eyes, four arms, and rides a bull. She is the ruler of Planet Rahu- who governs all desires.This episode was published during Navaratri b...

Monday, October 7, 2019 18: Chants of India- देवी माहात्म्य या दुर्गा शप्तशती श्लोक

नवरात्रि के इस पर्व के लिए हिंदी सम्वादो के साथ देवी के स्तोत्रों को प्रस्तुत किया हैचैंट्स ऑफ़ इंडिया बाय श्रीराम पॉडकास्ट द्वारा। ये श्लोक देवी माहात्म्य या दुर्गा शप्तशती से हैं।आप Apple पॉडकास्ट, ...

Monday, October 7, 2019 17: Navaratri Special - Day 7- Kaalaratri Devi

Kaalaratri Devi is the destroyer of darkness within. She is an incarnation of Goddess Parvati and is said to have destroyed the demons Shumbha, Nishumbha, and Raktabeeja. She controls Lord Shani and a...

Friday, October 4, 2019 16: Navaratri Special- Day 6- Katyayini Devi

Katyayini Devi is the sixth form of Devi or Goddess. She is a warrior goddess, and is known to protect the principles of Dharma and Satya. She rides a lion, has three eyes and four hands. She rules th...

Thursday, October 3, 2019 15: Navaratri Special Day 5: Skandamata Devi (Parvati)

On the fifth day of Navaratri Festival, we worship Devi Skandamata. She is the Goddess responsible for action and activity. The represents icchaskakti (the power of intention), gyanshakti (the power o...

Wednesday, October 2, 2019 14: Navaratri Special Day 4: Kushmanda Devi Stotra

On Fourth Day of Navaratri Festival, we worship the Devi in the form of Maa Kushmanda Devi. The word Ku means a little, Ushma means warmth or energy's and anda means an Egg (In this case, the Cosmic E...

Tuesday, October 1, 2019 13: Navaratri Special - Devi Aragala Stortam (Chants of Devi)

This is the chanting of Devis - composed by Sage Markandeya. This is in praise of Devi and invokes her various forms - the slayer of the demons Mahishasur, Shumbha Nishumbha, one who showers success, ...

Tuesday, October 1, 2019 12: Navratri Special Day 3 - Chandraghanta Devi

Chandraghanta Devi represents supreme bliss and showers peace and prosperity. This episode was produced by gaatha story and Narrated by Sriram for Chants of India by Sriram Podcast.You can subscribe C...

Monday, September 30, 2019 11: Navaratri Special Day 2: Devi Brahmacharini

 On occasion of second day of Navaratri Festival, we pray to Devi (Goddess) Brahmacharini.   This episode was published during Navaratri by Chants of India Podcast, and has been narrated by Sriram. Yo...

Monday, September 30, 2019 10: Navaratri Special - Day 1 Chants of Devi Shailaputri

On occasion of Navaratri, listen to the chanting of Goddess Durga in all of her 9 forms. These verses were composed by Markandeya Rishi. In this single chant, Listen to prayers of goddesses Chandika, ...

Tuesday, September 3, 2019 8: Durga and Devi Suktam: 8th Day (Ashtami)

You can listen to a related episode, which is the chanting of Durga Ashtami Stotra, in Season I, episode 6 of the chants of India Podcast.

Tuesday, September 3, 2019 9: 108 Names of Lord Ganesh

Listen to chanting of 108 names of Shri Vighneshwara or Lord Ganapati.

Wednesday, August 28, 2019 5: Ekdanta Ganesha Stortram

This chanting is in honour of Lord Ganesh- who is also called Ekadanta (The Lord with one tooth or tusk). This episode was narrated by Sriram for Chants of India  by Sriram Podcast.You can subscribe C...

Sunday, August 4, 2019 3: Sudarshana Naryana Stotram

Friday, August 2, 2019 2: Three Chants of Lord Hanuman

On occasion of Saturday, the Day of Lord Hanuman, we present to you to two stotras in honour of Lord Hanuman, namely,Anjaneya Gayatri Storta and Samvandanam Stortas. As a bonus, we have a third prayer...

Monday, July 22, 2019 1: Chanting of Lord Shiva from Rigveda Mantra Samhita

Welcomt to Secons Season of Chants of India by Sriram. Today we present to you. We are back after a rather long break, with a new series of mantras, chanting and narrations. We begin our new season wi...

Tuesday, May 7, 2019 17: What is the festival of Akshay Tritiya?

Akshay Tritiya  festival falls in the months of April and May, Sun and Moon are said to be at their planetary best, also known as Akha Teej.This day marks the Birth anniversaries of Lord Parshurama (6...

Thursday, April 25, 2019 16: Significance of Chaitra Purnima - Full Moon Day in Chaitra Month

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 Hanu...

Tuesday, April 9, 2019 15: Significance of Chaitra Navratri

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...

Monday, April 1, 2019 14: 108 Names of Lord Vishnu (Ananta Ashtotara Shatanamavali)

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 Podcas...

Thursday, March 28, 2019 13: Prayer of Lord Ganesh (Sankata Nashan Ganesh Stotra)

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 Goog...

Monday, March 18, 2019 12: Ten Mantras of Lord Vishnu

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 Vasudevayab. Twameva Mata Pita Twamevac. Shantakaram Bhu...

Tuesday, March 12, 2019 11: Budha Gayatri Mantra and Kavacham

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 (Plane...

Monday, March 4, 2019 10: 108 names of Lord Shiva : Festival of Mahashivratri

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 prod...

Sunday, March 3, 2019 9: Eleven Mantras of Lord Shiva

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 gaat...

Tuesday, February 26, 2019 8: Kal Bhairav Ashtakam

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...

Tuesday, February 19, 2019 7: Maaghi Purnima (Full Moon Day in the month of Magh)

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 on...

Tuesday, February 12, 2019 6: Durgashtami Stotra : Chants of Durga

On September 4th 2019, to mark the occasion of the "Gauri-Ganapati" festival we will publish a special episode of Durga Suktam and Devi Suktam chantings. You can listen to that episode on the chants o...

Friday, February 8, 2019 5: 108 Names of Lord Shani (Saturn)

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 ...

Friday, February 8, 2019 4: Chants of Lord Shani (Saturn)

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 ...

Thursday, January 31, 2019 3: Chants of Surya (Sun) for Makara Sankranti

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,...

Thursday, January 31, 2019 2: Chants for Guru – Guru Kavacham

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 auspici...

Thursday, January 31, 2019 1: Introduction to Chants of India

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. ...