Indian Festivals

Kurma Jayanti Customs and Traditions

Kurma Jayanti Customs and Traditions

Special prayers are held on the day for Lord Vishnu.

Mantras

Kurma Mantras:

1.     !! TURANGMUKURAKARO VANMALANG CHAKRAVANHA !!
!! SHYAMLO HEMBINDUH SHREEMALA KURMA ASTUH DURLABHA !!

2.     !! Om namo bhagavate akuupaaraaya !!
!! Om nama bhagwate kurma rupine swaha !!

3.     !! Ksitir Atavipularatare Tava Tishati Prsthe !!
!! Dharani-Dharana-Kina-Chakra-Garisthe !!
!! Kesava Dhrta-Kaccapa-Rupa Jaya Jagadisha Hare !!

(O Keshava! You have become incarnate as Kurma! The world rested on the ample expanse of Your shell, creating circular marks on it! Victory to you, O Hari, Lord of the Universe!)