The story of Sampati

 Jatayu and Sampati We all have heard of Jatayu. Jatayu is famously known in the Ramayana as he lost his life while saving Sita. But his lesser known brother, proved to more important as he helped in tracing exactly where Sita was. This brother was Sampati. The tale of two brothers Daksha and Panchajani had sixty […]

Seven unknown facts from Mahabharata

Even Lord Krishna was once rendered helpless. This was not with force, but with love. The youngest Pandava, Sahadev once tied him with love and affection. People do not know that Sahadeva was a great astrologer as well. Untold, Unknown facts from Mahabharata The epic Mahabharata has many instances which reveal various aspects of human […]

Marriage of Bhima and Hidimba – The Mahabharata

 Hidimba and Bhima After Pandavas fled from the fire of Lakshagriha, the came to a forest. After walking for hours, they came to the part of the forest where a demon named Hidimb and his sister Hidimba lived. The forest Hidimb was a ferocious demon with a great appetite for human flesh. He sensed very soon […]

Damyanti Swayamvara

Damyanti Damyanti was a very beautiful lady, who was the daughter of King of Vidarbha. She was so beautiful, that even the gods wanted to marry her. King of Devas, Lord Indra wanted that she should marry a god and not Nala. Damyanti – A beautiful maiden Damyanti’s sickness She wanted a swayamvara to be […]

When Lord Rama got angry

Lord Rama – The Maryadapurushottam Lord Rama, the seventh incarnation of Lord Vishnu, is normally associated with peace, calmness and patience, but there are instances where this incarnation of Lord Vishnu has been angered. At one hand, these present a message that though above mentioned virtues are sought after, but when it demands, anger should […]

The festival of Mahashivaratri

Mahashivaratri festival Lord Shiva, the god of destruction from the trinity of Brahma, Vishnu and Mahesh is worshipped on this festival. This day falls in the month of falgun, fourteenth day of krishna paksha, as per the hindi calendar. How puja is performed? On this day,devotees visit the Shiva temples in their area. They bath […]