Samudra Manthana

LakshmiHi KautubhamaNi, Parijatak-SuRa,dhanvantari chandramaH
GavaH KamdrumaH SUreshwarogajo Rambhadi devangaNaH
AshwaH SaptamukhaH Visham Haridhanu,Shankoamrutam ChambudhEH
RatnaniH Chaturdasham pratidinu kurvantu Vo mangalam

The fourteen jewels obtained from Samudra-Manthana(Churning of ocean) are listed below. These jewels obtained were to do good for all. Samudra Manthana
1 Lakshmi-goddess of wealth(Abundance)
2 Kaustubha maNi- A very rare and huge jewel which adorns the chest of lord Vishnu
3 Parijata tree-Nyctanthes arbor-tristis
4 SuRa- goddess of wine
5 Dhanvantari-divine physician (Ayurveda ?)
6 Moon
7 Kamadhenu cow (wish fulfilling)
8 Kalpa-vrikha-coconut tree
9 Airavata-Mount of Indra, a mammoth
10 Rambha and other Apsaras(beauty)
11 Uchaishrava-one horned horse
12 Shankha-Panchjanya(?) conch of lord Vishnu
13 Hala hala-Poison,drank by lord Shiva and was stopped in his throat,thus turning it blue. Shiva is called Neela-KanTha-blue throated one. This marked the beginning of ‘Shiv-Ratri’ festival
14 Amruta-elixir of immortality –Salt (?)

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