Hubhopper Studio announced the launch of their Festive Playlist highlighting 10 podcasts which celebrate the festive season.
The festival season is awaited by people of all age groups in equal spirits and Hubhopper is delighted to present your go to playlist offering podcasts on Spiritual and Devotional content.
Some of the highlights include episodes from Sadhguru, talking about divine feminine energy and spiritual health, a curated list of Aartis, chants sung in praise of the Goddess Durga in the voice of Swagato Laxmi, a Bengali musician and exponent of Rabindra Sangeet, Lalita Sahasranama, stories of the Goddess Durga and the mighty daanav (demon) Mahishasur and much more.
As podcasts continue to grow as an entertainment and news medium across the country, the Indian podcast listenership has risen over 2,400% in the last three years with a growing consumption of religious or devotional content.
“Religion & Spirituality content podcasts currently account for 35% of all listings on Hubhopper Studio. As India’s only homegrown podcast hosting, creation and distribution platform we are delighted to support new and established podcasters to use the medium to share their spirituality with Indians around the globe and help them celebrate this festive season,” said Gautam Raj Anand.
The full list of podcasts is highlighted below and you can access the playlist here
Sadhguru, episode 1: How Navratri Can Speed Up Your Spiritual Process
Sadhguru talks about the three fundamental qualities of the Divine Feminine, and explains how we can make use of Navratri, or the nine auspicious nights dedicated to Devi, to hasten our spiritual growth.
Sadhguru, episode 2: Why Devi is depicted riding a tiger?
In this episode Sadhguru explains how fierceness and compassion are the qualities of the feminine, embodied by Linga Bhairavi – the ultimate woman.
Maa Durga by HT Smartcast, episode 3: Maa Durga Ka Swaroop
From HT Smartcast, a series of podcasts that cover everything from news to culture. This episode talks about the different forms of Maa Durga and how she protected everyone from the demon Durgamasur’s torture.
Top 10 Devi Bhajans by The Art of Living, episode 4: Durga Nandini by Vikram Hazra
A podcast series from The Art of Living Foundation, a non-profit, educational and humanitarian organisation, shares their list of the top 10 Devi Bhajans. In this episode they play the Durga Nandini by Vikram Hazra.
Devi Bhajans and Strotrams (Navratri), episode 5: Devi Kavacham, Armour of Goddess by Art of Living
In this episode of Devi Bhajans and Stotras you can soak in the music this Navratri in a specially curated Medley by Art of Living.
The Story of Mahishasura Mardini by Valentina Trivedi, episode 6: The Birth of Mahishasur
A podcast series of stories of the Goddess Durga and the mighty daanav (demon) Mahishasur, celebrating the divine feminine as the primordial creator of all existence; the creator, the preserver and the destroyer of everything, as well as the one who empowers spiritual liberation. Tune into this episode, to hear the birth of Mahisha and Brahma’s boon.
Jai Mata Di by Shemaroo Entertainment, Episode 7: Lalitha Sahasranamam
A podcast series from Shemaroo entertainment curating devotional songs of Goddess Durga. In this episode listen to Lalitha Sahasranama, a Hindu text from the Brahmanda Purana organized in Hymns (Stotras).
Devi Mahatmyam(Durga Saptashati), episode 8: Meditation on MahaKaali
Day 01: Glory of The Divine Mother – First Episode Meditation on Mahakali – Devi Mahatmyam
Navratri special parayan of Devi Mahatmyam (Durga Saptashti), which is the Glories of The Divine Mother.
Top 5 Aarti by Shemaroo Entertainment, episode Om Jay Ambe Gauri
No Puja is complete without the Aarti, a Hindu religious ritual of worship, in which light is offered to one or more deities to celebrate with much love and devotion. Seek the blessings of the divine Mother and conclude your prayers by singing the Jai Ambe Gauri aarti.
BIG Mahalaya, episode 10: BIG Mahalaya
A podcast brought to you by Big FM which recreates the classic Mahisasur Mardini in the voice of Swagato Laxmi, a Bengali musician and exponent of Rabindra Sangeet in an attempt to bring forward a change in the society and showcase equality and inclusiveness. A tune that will bring forward a new ‘Dhun’ of oneness.