Category: Indian Gods

Jan 7, 2018

The Merciful Mother “Ganga” Part V - Myths and Legends of Ganga

The battle between the Gods (good) and Demons (evil) goes on forever.  Once the demon Bali due to his tapas or ascetic heat, acquired such power that he con...

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Dec 31, 2017

The Merciful Mother “Ganga” Part IV - Myths and Legends of Ganga

Uma or Parvati created an image of a boy child from her bodily impurities as she was having a bath.  She loved this image and wanted him to come to life and become his...

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Dec 24, 2017

The Merciful Mother “Ganga” Part II - Gangā and her greatness

Throughout the Mahābhārata, the greatness of Gangā shines forth like a valuable gem of extreme brilliance. In the Anuśasana Parva, Section XXVI, in reply to ...

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Dec 21, 2017

The Merciful Mother : “Ganga” - Part I

Since time immemorial, water is associated with worship and major rivers in all civilizations have been worshipped as goddesses.  The ancient Mesopotam...

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Dec 17, 2017

Writing of Mahabharatha

Mahabharatha is one of the greatest epics of the Hindus. It was authored by the sage Vyasa. Lord Ganesha was his scribe. Ganesha wrote the Mahabharatha using the tip of his righ...

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Dec 14, 2017

Story of Ganeshas Curse on Moon

One day while travelling round the universe on his rat, Ganesha came to Chandraloka (the realm of the Moon). The Moon saw him. The Moon, very handsome,was proud of his appearanc...

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Dec 10, 2017

The Great Saint Swami Sivananda On the Ganesh Chaturthi day

Meditate on the stories connected with Lord Ganesha early in the morning, during the Brahmamuhurta period. Then, after taking a bath, go to the temple and do the prayers of Lord...

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Dec 6, 2017

Birth Festival Of The Lord

Ganesh Chaturthi is the birthday of Lord Ganesha. This day is one of the most popular in Hindu festivals.It is the day most sacred to Lord Ganesha. It fall...

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Dec 3, 2017

Lord Ganesha - The Great Son of Shiva and Parvati

Ganapati is considered god of wisdom in Indian mythology. People mostl...

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Jun 7, 2017

Akshaya Tritiya: What legends say about its origin?

One of the most auspicious days in Hindu calendar, Akshaya Tritiya is a holy day for Hindus that falls on the third Tithi (lunar day) of Bright Half (Shukla Paksha) of Vaishakha. It is also one of the four most important days for Hindus. Also call...

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May 31, 2017

Navaratras: Nine days of festivity and fasting

“Sarva mangala mangalye shive sarvaartha saadhike Sharanye trayambake Gauri Narayani namosthute” (Meaning of the mantra: To auspiciousness of all auspiciousness, to the Good, to the accomplisher of all objectives, to the Source of Refu...

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