Spiritual Significance of Santoshi Maa | True Meaning of Santoshi Maa

Spiritual Significance of Santoshi Maa | True Meaning of Santoshi Maa imageSpiritual Significance of Santoshi Maa | True Meaning of Santoshi Maa

Santoshi Maa denotes the virtue of santosh (i.e., contentment):

  • And’s shown with a bowl of rice… And no grain of rice is alike, each one is different… Hence, it denotes accepting & accommodating the differences of all, rather than resisting, which helps keep us content
  • Shukravar (i.e., the day of Shukriya, thanks) is the day of Santoshi Maa… Hence, having gratitude is one of the easiest ways of remaining content! 
  • It’s said even if we just offer gor (i.e., jaggery) & chana (i.e., chickpeas) to Santoshi Maa, she would be happy… Hence, showing that simplicity (i.e., fulfilling needs, but minimizing wants) helps us a lot in remaining content! 

Also,

  • Contentment is the king of all virtues, since it automatically brings numerous other virtues alongwith it … e.x., Cheerfulness, Sweetness, Light-heartedness, etc
  • The easiest technique of experiencing contentment… Is to fill ourselves with a powerful experience of peace love & joy, by connecting to the Ocean of these virtues God!

Similarly, Uma devi denotes the virtue of Umang Utsaah (zeal & enthusiasm)… Which is natural when we remain content from within! 

Conclusion (Spiritual Significance of Santoshi Maa)

Hence, let’s remain content the whole day today… By :

  • Remembering & appreciating the various good things we’ve got in life
  • Emerging the attitude of Gratitude for everyone around us
  • Remaining connected with God; the Ocean of Peace, Love & Joy!

And the more content we remain, the more good things we keep attracting in life, hence finally attracting the divine perfect land Satyuga once again!

Om Shanti!

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