Tomorrow (January 19, 2011) marks the beginning of this year’s Swasthani Brata and for those who do not have a Swasthani book or time Swasthani.com provides easy way to listen to the stories of Goddess Shri Swasthani online at your convenience from anywhere anytime.
Swasthani Brata is a very popular Hindu ritual observed in Nepal for an entire month starting from Poush Sukla Purnima (January-February) every year. Devotees, mainly women, fast and listen to stories of Shri Swasthanui everyday until the end wishing for health and prosperity of their family, especially their husband.
To listen to audio-brata-katha go to Swasthani.com and simply select the desired part from the “Swasthani Menu” on the left. Then click the play button on the flash player that appears on the top center of the page. There are all 31 episodes of the story to listen to everyday for and entire month. Besides the stories there are audio recordings of procedure for the rituals to be performed for puja along with Stuti and Aarati that are recited at the beginning and end of the story-telling everyday, respectively.
Follow this link to learn more about – What is Swasthani Katha
Swasthani Recital in Irving at NST Center
This year Nepalese Society of Texas is organizing Swasthani recital everyday at NST center from 5:30pm to 7:30pm starting from Wednesday, January 19, 2011 till the end of the festival. Below is copy of the email sent out via NST Google Group.
श्रद्धालु भक्त जनहरुमा अनुरोध
श्री सम्बत २०६७ साल माघ ५ गते (19 jan 2011 ) देखि १ महिनासम्म श्री स्वस्थानी व्रत कथा , पूजा आरती भजन को आयोजना गरिएको छ ! सपरिवार आउनु हुन अनुरोध छ !
आयोजक :- नेपाली समाज टेक्सास ,
स्थान ;- नेपाली समाज टेक्सास को हल , अर्विंग
समय;- ५.३० देखि ७.३० सम्म
कथा वाचक ;- पण्डित, शेखर प्रसाद